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Tech Develops Innovative Ways to Help the Environment and Advance Medicine

With growing concerns about the environment, the tech industry is developing innovative ways to help reduce carbon emissions. The Internet of Things (IoT) is being used to cut greenhouse gas emissions, while package deliveries are being revolutionized by new fleets of electric vehicles. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is also playing a critical role in the advancement of medicine to help cancer patients, as we were reminded this past week on World Cancer Day.


What we're reading

Artificial Intelligence: From the Home to the Office | Oracle

All Kinds of Companies Make EV Charging Part of the Workday | ChargePoint

Providing Unsurpassed Quality Care | Teladoc Health

Plastics: Rethinking the Cycle| Dell

GMC HUMMER EV Pairs Incredible Capability, Zero Emissions | GMC Pressroom

Cancer researchers embrace AI to accelerate development of precision medicine | Microsoft

Fire service uses IoT tech to help extinguish carbon emissions | Cisco

What we're watching

Hear how #5G will begin to revolutionize sports & entertainment | AT&T

Go behind the scenes as Amazon develops a new electric vehicle | Amazon

Confronting the costs and consequences of day(s) without power | Bloom Energy

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TechNet in the news

Bail reformers take heat — Bloomberg to double ad spending — Cuomo names Medicaid panel | POLITICO New York Playbook

Not all gig workers want proposed protections | WXXI News

App-based workers fight for flexibility | WSYR TV Syracus

Tech, Business Advocates Back Uber, Postmates’ AB 5 Challenge | Bloomberg Law

Chamber, Tech Groups Back Gig Cos.' AB 5 Injunction Bid | Law 360

AB 5’s national ripples — DEMS and REPS up, NPPS down — SWALWELL’s book deal — KOBE memorial set | POLITICO California Playbook

New legislation potentially affects ride-share drivers | WHEC-TV

Albany sheriff doesn't want gig workers classified as employees | City & State New York

AB 5’s ripple effect in Congress and beyond | POLITICO Morning Tech

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