Gonzalez Wins for Pharmacy Tech Scholarship — Neuse News

Maribel Gonzalez of Snow Hill has been awarded a scholarship from Walgreens and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK). The $250 scholarship is designated to cover the cost of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam fee. The Walgreens Pharmacy Technician Certification Scholarship recognizes Allied Health or Pharmacy Technician students who intend to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification exam. Gonzalez is one of 18 students selected to receive this award. She graduated from Wayne Community College’s Pharmacy Technology program in May and is eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam® that…

Supply chain news: roundup of tech, logistics & procurement

Global supply chains ‘unprepared’ for China droughts The UN reports that droughts are more frequent and prolonged, and with China rationing hydropower, multinational firms need to rethink supply chains. Top Ten: Ways to protect supply chains from Ukraine war As the Ukraine war grinds on, the Hackett Group’s Nicolas Walden discusses how to mitigate against disruption to energy, commodities, and logistics. Global air, road and rail logistics news roundup Google invests in African e-logistics firm Lori Systems; JB Hunt committed to intermodal logistics; Qantas Freight to upgrade domestic fleet with…

14 tech trends to watch

The rapid emergence of new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, edge computing and smart mobility, is accelerating the pace of digital transformation worldwide. Covid-induced market disruptions and widespread adoption of hybrid work models have also fast-tracked the process along with the influx of new investment in the sector. Global spending on digital transformation is predicted to jump almost 18 per cent annually to $1.8 trillion this year, according to Massachusetts-based researcher International Data Corporation. “Technology is changing everything in our work and home lives,” Lareina Yee, senior partner at McKinsey…

Texas Tech earns draw against Cal State Fullerton

Story Links Next Game: at Washington 9/1/2022 | 9:00 P.M. Sep. 10th. 01 (Thursday) / 9:00 PM at Washington LUBBOCK, Texas – Despite a pair of shots on goal in the final minute of the match, Texas Tech recorded a 0-0 draw against Cal State Fullerton Saturday at Titan Stadium. Gisselle Kozarski fired off a shot attempt with 38 seconds to go in the match that couldn’t find the back of the net. Charlotte Teeter followed directly behind…

Building a high-tech ‘jungle’ for creative industries

Elizabeth Kuuttila, CEO and Chief Economic Development Officer of UNM Rainforest Innovations, walks through the abandoned First Baptist Church sanctuary located across the Lobo Rainforest Building in the innovation district of Downtown Albuquerque on August 23, 2022. InnovateABQ is planning to repurpose the historic building to serve the growing innovation community. (Chancey Bush/ Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal The old First Baptist Church sanctuary and office tower at Broadway and Central Downtown may soon become a high-tech development center for next-generation, mixed-reality technologies. That’s the emerging vision for…

Tech in translation | MIT News

The Sony Walkman and virtual reality headsets are not just prominent examples of personal technology. In the hands of Paul Roquet, they’re also vehicles for learning more about Japan, the U.S., global technology trends — and ourselves. Roquet is an associate professor in MIT’s program in Comparative Media Studies/Writing, and his forte is analyzing how new consumer technologies change the way people interact with their environments. His focus in this effort has been Japan, an early adopter of many postwar trends in personal tech. For instance, in his 2016 book…

‘google To Bring Latest Tech To Enhance State’s It Ecosystem’ | Kochi News

KOCHI: Google is committed to bringing the latest technologies for the enhancement of the IT ecosystem in Kerala, said Satyendra Kharehead of Strategic Partnerships, India and SAARC, Google. He was talking to the media on the sidelines of Gods Own Conclave, a conclave for IT heads of major companies, held in the city on Saturday. “Google is mainly focusing on banking financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector in Kerala, and the company is also committed to providing support to enterprises in their business operations,” Khare said. He added that the…

U-M Takes Down Utah Tech, Finishes Opening Weekend 3-0

Next Match: Toledo 9/2/2022 | 12:30 PM Sep. 10th. 02 (Fri) / 12:30 PM Toledo » Michigan closed out the Lumberjack classic with a perfect 3-0 record after defeating Old Dominion, host Northern Arizona and Utah Tech. » Kendall Murray had a career-high 21 kills and hit .514 throughout the match. » Jess Mruzik earned her second double-double of the season behind 14 kills and 10 digs. Site: Flagstaff, Ariz. (Rolle Activity Center) Score: Michigan 3, Utah Tech 1 (20-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-9) Records: U-M (3-0),…

New Tech Bubble in Making

Big tech companies across the world are sacking employees. Apple has sacked not just workers but also laid off around 100 contract-based recruiters this months to slow down on hiring and spending. Chinese global tech giant Tencent fired 5,500 employees in April-June. Netflix has been dismissing 150-300 employees every month. Microsoft laid off 1,800 employees in July. In the backdrop of the controversy over a possible acquisition by Elon Musk, Twitter fired 30% staff of its talent acquisition team in July. Meta (formerly Facebook) also started laying off in June.…

Tech sweeps the day and tournament, Kuizenga named MVP

SEASIDE, Calif. – No. 23 Michigan Tech wrapped up its season-opening weekend with two more sweeps on Saturday (Aug. 27) to finish 4-0 at the Otter Invitational—all in straight sets. The Huskies defeated Cal State Dominguez Hills in the morning and tournament-host Cal State Monterey Bay in the afternoon. Outside hitter Jillian Kuizenga was named the MVP of the Otter Invitational and was on the all-tournament team after she averaged 3.25 kills per set on the weekend while hitting .265. Setter Lina Espejo-Ramirez…