Biden declares 24/7 port initiative in ‘huge first step’ to assist provide chain points

Biden announces 24/7 port initiative in ‘big first step’ to help supply chain issues

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Biden announced Wednesday that the port of Los Angeles will begin operating 24/7 to help supply chain bottlenecks. “Today’s announcement has the potential to be a game-changer,” Biden said while discussing supply chain issues that have hampered the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. “This is a big first step to speed … Read more

Charlotte leaders launch initiative to spice up tech startups

Carolina Fintech Hub is launching a new initiative with entrepreneurship nonprofit MassChallenge to boost startups in Charlotte — and possibly find the city’s next big tech firm.

Carolina Fintech Hub is launching a new initiative with entrepreneurship nonprofit MassChallenge to boost startups in Charlotte — and possibly find the city’s next big tech firm. Jeff Siner [email protected] Charlotte business leaders are teaming up with a startup incubator to launch a program they hope will help boost the city’s next big tech company … Read more

Excessive-tech cameras a part of broader initiative to enhance security on Villard Avenue

High-tech cameras part of broader initiative to improve safety on Villard Avenue

Manisha Dotson, owner and founder of The Nisha Group, said she believes safety initiatives will help drive crime away from Villard Avenue. (Photo by Edgar Mendez) Obiora Obi, owner of Oasis Lounge on West Villard Avenue, said he didn’t always get the response he wanted when he posted about events he was hosting on social … Read more

Tech Buying Choices Are Tremendous Onerous. New Initiative Goals to Assist

Tech Purchasing Decisions Are Super Hard. New Initiative Aims to Help

District and school leaders are facing some of the most difficult and expensive technology purchasing decisions of their careers. But they are struggling with where to go to get objective information about ed-tech products. The International Society for Technology in Education is trying to fill the void. “It is very hard to get information about … Read more

Southfield police undertake new initiative to take care of opioid abuse – Each day Tribune

Southfield police adopt new initiative to deal with opioid abuse – Daily Tribune

Another Oakland County law enforcement group is partnering with Families Against Narcotics to establish what’s described as a compassionate approach to dealing with opioid abuse. The Southfield Police Department is now one of 18 police agencies in Michigan who’ve created a FAN Comeback Quick Response Team, an initiative to help those struggling with addiction due … Read more

New Innovator Initiative Sponsors 7 Entrepreneurs To Diversify Tech In New York Metropolis

New Innovator Initiative Sponsors 7 Entrepreneurs To Diversify Tech In New York City

HOBOKEN, NJ – JULY 1: The sun rises on the skyline of lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center as … [+] it is reflected in the Hudson River in New York City on July 1, 2021 as seen from Hoboken, New Jersey. (Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images) Getty Images In an exclusive for Forbes, … Read more

LU joins Apple tech initiative

LU joins Apple tech initiative

Lincoln University has been asked to help advocate for coding and creative learning experiences in underserved and untapped populations as part of an initiative with tech giant Apple. LU is one of a dozen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) joining the national coding hub of Tennessee State University as a community center. “We were … Read more

Pharrell, Georgia Tech, Amazon Choose Winners for Music Coding Initiative

Pharrell, Georgia Tech, Amazon Select Winners for Music Coding Initiative

The winners have been selected for Pharrell, Georgia Tech, and Amazon’s new music coding initiative, “Your Voice is Power.” Five students were selected from 1,500 applications and were each awarded $5,000 grants to start a business. Five teachers were also “honored for going above and beyond to help their students” with $1,000 cash rewards, according … Read more

Israeli hi-tech firms announce ‘Energy in Range’ initiative

Israeli hi-tech companies announce 'Power in Diversity' initiative

Some 140 Israeli hi-tech companies, as well as 46 funds investing in Israeli hi-tech, announced a new initiative titled ‘Power in Diversity’ on Monday, following an updated rule on the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (Nasdaq) stock exchange. From now on, all operating companies listed on Nasdaq’s US exchange will be required to … Read more

Honolulu-Based mostly Tech Author is Lone Hawaiʻi Participant Chosen for Fb Initiative

Honolulu-Based Tech Writer is Lone Hawaiʻi Participant Selected for Facebook Initiative

Ryan Kawailani Ozawa A Honolulu-based tech journalist is one of 25 independent writers form across the country, and the only launch participant from Hawaiʻi, that have joined Facebook’s new Bulletin platform. Facebook announced a $5 million commitment in April to support the Bulletin platform for writers, independent experts, and authoritative voices to find, build, and … Read more