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Experian North America Expands Commitment to Culture of Inclusion With First Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Officer

Wil Lewis brings decades of diversity and inclusion expertise and leadership

Expanding on Experian North America’s commitment to a culture of diversity and inclusion, the company announced today Wil Lewis will join the organization as its first-ever Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Officer. In this role, Lewis will build upon Experian North America’s award winning programs to reflect the employees, clients and communities it serves, further the company’s commitment to diverse representation and continuously evolve the workplace culture where all employees are celebrated for bringing their whole selves to work. He most recently served as Senior Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion Executive for Bank of America.

“Embracing a truly inclusive culture, where everyone feels a real sense of belonging, is critical to building a diverse workforce and fostering innovation,” said Experian North America CEO Craig Boundy. “Our diversity and inclusion efforts have always focused on how we can contribute

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Dane Street HITRUST CSF Recertification Validates Commitment to Information Security

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 29, 2020–

Dane Street, a URAC-accredited Independent Review Organization and leading provider of Peer Reviews and Independent Medical Examination services to the Group Health, Workers’ Compensation, Auto, and Disability markets, announced today HITRUST recertification of their operations and systems for information security. The initial certification was awarded on 7/19/2019.

HITRUST offers a benchmark to measure and manage compliance in meeting HIPAA security rule requirements. This certification standard is built specifically for the healthcare industry. A third-party assessment verifies the organization has met all of the industry-defined certification requirements.

Recertification demonstrates that Dane Street has implemented a security framework that meets key regulations and industry-defined requirements to manage risk, and places Dane Street in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification.

“We

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Cambridge tech scene questions Nvidia’s commitment to an A.I. lab after $40 billion Arm deal

  • Nvidia said it would set up a new artificial intelligence lab in Cambridge when it announced that it plans to acquire Arm for $40 billion. 
  • However, people at the heart of the Cambridge tech scene are confused as to why they haven’t heard more about Nvidia’s plans and some are questioning whether the company is really committed to the project. 
  • Nvidia insisted that the A.I. lab is going ahead as planned. 



Jen-Hsun Huang, president and chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp., speaks during the company's event at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.


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Jen-Hsun Huang, president and chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp., speaks during the company’s event at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.

LONDON – Technologists at the heart of the technology scene in Cambridge, one of Britain’s academic powerhouses, are questioning Nvidia’s commitment to a new artificial intelligence (AI) lab in the city, with some wondering whether it will ever come to fruition.

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Cambridge tech scene questions Nvidia’s commitment to an A.I. lab

Jen-Hsun Huang, president and chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp., speaks during the company’s event at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.

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LONDON – Technologists at the heart of the technology scene in Cambridge, one of Britain’s academic powerhouses, are questioning Nvidia’s commitment to a new artificial intelligence (AI) lab in the city, with some wondering whether it will ever come to fruition.

The U.S. chipmaker said it would set up a world-class AI research center” when it announced its $40 billion acquisition of rival firm Arm earlier this month. At the time, Nvidia pledged to invest in a “state-of-the-art, Arm-powered AI supercomputer, training facilities for developers and a start-up incubator.”

But computer scientists in Cambridge are curious as to why they haven’t heard anything about the new center.

Neil Lawrence, professor of

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Gerber Technology’s Commitment to Innovation Celebrated by U.S Mint; Gerber Variable Scale Honored on American Innovation $1 Coin

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The United States Mint is honoring Gerber Technology’s dedication to innovation by featuring the Gerber Variable Scale on the American Innovation Coin for Connecticut. The American Innovation $1 Coin Program is a multi-year series to honor innovation and inventors from each state and U.S territory. The company’s innovative heritage is thanks to their founder, Joseph Gerber, who invented the Gerber Variable Scale in 1945 while a student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. During his lifetime, Gerber was driven by his passion for innovation, holding over 600 patents and his inventions transformed manufacturing. Today, the company continues to build on the spirit of innovation by partnering with their customers to drive change across the manufacturing sector. As digital transformation becomes critical in the new world, Gerber is committed to being the partner their customers can trust to continue to be successful.

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BenefitMall Continues to Show Brokers Its Commitment to Technology Innovation

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BenefitMall, the leading provider of next generation broker services, today announces additional technology investments in its cutting-edge Agency Workspace that is utilized by over 8,000 active user accounts. Agency Workspace was launched in 2019 and is BenefitMall’s technology hub that allows brokers to manage every aspect of their BenefitMall business in a single, secured space.

The enhancements to Agency Workspace include the introduction of the new Client Center, as well as new features within notifications, that will simplify brokers’ management of their books of business online. Both features were specifically developed based on solicited broker feedback.

The Client Center allows BenefitMall’s broker partners to manage their client’s information easier with a 360-degree view of pertinent client data. Brokers can view and manage client details including enrollment status, current products and services, benefits participation, carriers, and renewal dates. Plus, the client list can

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Bed Bath & Beyond made a five-year commitment to Google Cloud

  • On Thursday, Bed Bath & Beyond announced a five-year commitment with Google Cloud, with Deloitte serving as the consulting partner making it happen.
  • Bed Bath & Beyond has been pivoting to focus more on e-commerce during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • It plans to use Google Cloud’s data warehousing and AI capabilities to analyze data, project future sales trends, and improve customers’ online shopping experience.
  • Google Cloud will be the chain’s only cloud provider, highlighting the platform’s success in competing against rivals like the dominant Amazon Web Services in the retail sector.
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Bed Bath & Beyond has “ramped up rapidly” to grow its digital business amid the coronavirus pandemic.

To reach customers who are ordering products online, the home goods retailer has adopted practices like curbside pickup and also converted a quarter of its stores into regional fulfillment centers to double

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Read Apple’s commitment to freedom of expression that doesn’t mention China

On Friday, Apple published a new human rights policy committing to “freedom of information and expression” after facing years of criticism over the company’s willingness to follow mainland China’s censorship laws.





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As first reported by the Financial Times on Friday, Apple’s four-page policy document commits to “respecting the human rights of everyone whose lives we touch — including our employees, suppliers, contractors, and customers.” But it does not cite any particular country, like China, where the company has been asked to ban apps that allow users to circumvent censorship before. According to Apple’s policy document (PDF), this approach is based on the United Nation’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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“We’re required to comply with local laws”

Apple says that it will continue to follow censorship laws in countries where they exist. “We work every day to make quality

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Apple refreshes and expands commitment to human rights

Following concerns from its shareholders about Apple allegedly aiding China censorship, the company has published a formal document stating its commitment to upholding human rights.

While Tim Cook has said in front of the House of Judiciary that Apple supports human rights, the company has now formally stated its position in the form of its first-ever policy document on the topic. It comes after shareholders have pressured Apple, both in votes at shareholder meetings and via a petition.

“At Apple, we are optimistic about technology’s awesome potential for good,” says Cook in a statement at the start of the new document. “But we know that it won’t happen on its own. Every day, we work to infuse the devices we make with the humanity that makes us.”

The document, called “Our Commitment to Human Rights,” is 1,400-word pledge about how Apple treats people and the way it sees technology’s role

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