Ericsson and T-Mobile $3.5B 5G Agreement

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) recently announced a multi-year, $3.5 billion contract to support T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network deployment. Under the deal, Ericsson will provide T-Mobile with the latest 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software compliant with 3GPP standards.

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Bridging from a nationwide LTE Advanced network to 5G, T-Mobile will leverage Ericsson’s market-leading 5G portfolio to expand existing LTE capacity needs while future-proofing the network.
The contract also encompasses Ericsson’s digital services solutions, including dynamic orchestration, business support systems (BSS) and Ericsson Cloud Core, enabling T-Mobile to rapidly launch innovative and groundbreaking 5G experiences to customers.
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OneClick.ai Joins NVIDIA Inception Program

OneClick.ai announced on August 28, 2018, it has joined the NVIDIA Inception program, which is designed to nurture startups revolutionizing industries with advancements in AI and data sciences.

OneClick.ai Joins NVIDIA Inception ProgramOneClick.ai

Available on premise and in the cloud, OneClick.ai’s easy-to-use automated AI software uses advanced deep learning techniques to design, train, and deploy high-performing AI models for a wide range of applications including numeric prediction, classification, time series forecasting, and image recognition. Powered by Generalized Architecture Search (GAS), which supports both deep neural networks and traditional machine learning algorithms, OneClick.ai allows users without any background in data science to upload any type of data and generate a scalable, custom model to deploy to production via API in hours or days instead of months. OneClick.ai’s simplified approach allows customers flexibility with a pay-as-you-go pricing model.
The NVIDIA Inception program will benefit OneClick.ai by providing computing and development resources and access to its global network of deep learning experts and thought leaders to accelerate global adoption of OneClick.ai’s technology in key industries including Retail, CPG, Auto Manufacturing, Aviation, Healthcare, and Insurance.
“We’re thrilled to join the NVIDIA Inception program, which supports our mission of making AI accessible to businesses everywhere,” said Yuan Shen, co-founder and CEO of OneClick.ai. “The collaboration will support our expansion into new markets and ensure our technology offering continues to be a leader in the market.”
NVIDIA’s Inception program is a virtual accelerator program that helps startups during critical stages of product development, prototyping and deployment. Every Inception member gets a custom set of ongoing benefits, from hardware grants and marketing support to training with deep learning experts.
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Tramada System in the SAP Concur Partner Program

Tramada System, the technology leader specializing in travel data and process management,  August 12, 2018  announced it joined the SAP Concur Partner Program, opening the door to new networks of referral and partnership between Tramada Systems, its clients, and SAP Concur, the world’s leading provider of travel, expense and invoice management solutions.

Tramada System in the SAP Concur Partner ProgramTramada System

This new agreement enables Tramada’s clients—from small businesses to enterprises—to gain unprecedented control and visibility of travel booking, invoices, and expenses. The integration of the SAP Concur solution suite with Tramada Systems’ industry-leading travel management company (TMC) platform, tramada, offers complementary solutions that enhance productivity without overlapping functionality. Together, streamlined corporate travel workflows are realized – from booking creation, travel data management, and accounting, to expense management, reporting, and business intelligence.
Especially noteworthy is the integration between Concur TripLink and tramada that provides TMCs with a full view of travel plans and itineraries regardless of booking source, improving traveler booking visibility and reporting on self-booking segments. Continue reading “Tramada System in the SAP Concur Partner Program”

Homelessness Beware: Businesses Band Together with Pearl Jam

Homelessness Begone: Seattle businesses join Pearl Jam in calling for shared strategy to fight homelessness

Pearl Jam The Home Shows for HomelessnessIn conjunction with Pearl Jam’s Home Shows concerts at Safeco Field this week, more than 50 businesses today released a letter committing to a shared strategy toward fighting homelessness in the region.
Along with the letter, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard released this statement:
“There is simply no way to address homelessness in our region without the work of all of us. This is not an issue that government, nonprofits, philanthropy or individuals alone can solve. We need everyone — and that includes the business community. Businesses have innovative ideas, resources and employees eager to be engaged. We’ve been thrilled by the role Seattle’s business community has played in the Home Shows. We’re looking forward to continuing the collaboration as we work toward a shared strategy to fighting homelessness.”
The full text of the letter follows.

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Washington River Protection Services Partners with Wazzu to Protect Hanford Workers and Develop Tech

WAZZU and WRPS to Partner for Good

Two teams at Washington State University Tri-Cities are partnering with Washington River Protection Solutions to develop tools and methods to improve worker safety and safely immobilize solid secondary wastes.

One team will procure and program an autonomous vehicle designed to stand in for workers in radioactive areas at the Hanford Site. The second team will develop an ultrahigh-performance concrete to safely immobilize solid secondary wastes.

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America’s Car Museum Exhibit to Showcase a Century of American Culture

LeMay America's Car Museum by State Farm‘Through the Lens: Cars Defined by an American Century’ will highlight iconic cars from the past 100 years
On November 9, America’s Car Museum will open its newest exhibit titled “Through the Lens: Cars Defined by an American Century” showcasing vehicles from the past 100 years which reflect contemporary culture at the time of their debut.
Specifically, Cars Defined by an American Century will showcase milestones in technical innovation, design, labor, commerce, mobility and entertainment by featuring one vehicle from each decade that exemplifies these key characteristics. Continue reading “America’s Car Museum Exhibit to Showcase a Century of American Culture”

The Edgewater Hotel Launches Urban Running and Hiking Program in Partnership with Brooks Running Company

Edgewater Hotel Brooks Running PartnershipIconic Seattle Hotel Offers Guests Complimentary Shoe Rentals with Hiking and Running Trail Maps to Promote Health and Wellness
The Edgewater, a Noble House Hotel located on the Seattle waterfront, recenty announced a new fitness program and collaboration with Seattle-based Brooks Running Company
. Beginning July 21, guests of The Edgewater will receive complimentary shoe rentals for a convenient, fun way to stay active during their stay and explore the city without the hassle of packing workout shoes.  The shoes can be rented for 24 hours, and must be reserved through concierge, based on availability.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Brooks Running Company, a local, renowned brand to promote a healthy lifestyle 


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Economic Development Partners Travel to Washington, D.C. to Recruit Foreign-Owned Companies to the Greater Seattle Region

Innovation Triangle Bellevue logoFour King County economic development partners—the Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County (EDC), and the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond—have joined together to promote the Greater Seattle Region to foreign-owned companies interested in investing in the United States at the upcoming SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC. They will join the Washington State Department of Commerce in promoting Washington State, and in particular Seattle-King County, as a great place for international companies to do business and grow jobs.
The SelectUSA Investment Summit, scheduled for June 18-20, 2017, is driven primarily by the US Department of Commerce and other federal government agencies as a premier venue for US economic development organizations to share investment opportunities directly with international investors. Continue reading “Economic Development Partners Travel to Washington, D.C. to Recruit Foreign-Owned Companies to the Greater Seattle Region”

Kenya Brings Renowned Coffee and Rich Culture to Seattle for Global Specialty Coffee Expo

Kenya is the official Portrait Country for the 2017 Global Specialty Coffee Expo organized by the Specialty Coffee Association from Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23. Coffee experts and connoisseurs across the globe have recognized Kenyan coffee for its high quality, superior craftsmanship and exceptionally balanced flavors. Kenya will bring its specialty premium coffee beans Kenya Coffeeto Seattle next week, along with a performance by traditional Maasai dancers from Kenya to welcome Global Specialty Coffee Expo guests to the country’s rich cultural heritage.    

“We are privileged to be featured as the official Portrait Country at the Global Specialty Coffee Expo,” said Mr. Willy Bett, E.G.H. – Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. “We look forward to sharing the complex and well-balanced flavors of Kenyan specialty coffee with Seattle and the rest of the world. Though Kenyan coffee has long been used in blends to improve other coffees’ qualities, a cup of pure Kenyan coffee is a unique experience in itself.” Continue reading “Kenya Brings Renowned Coffee and Rich Culture to Seattle for Global Specialty Coffee Expo”

Seattle HEMPFEST and the former Oregon Hemp Convention have joined forces to produce PDX HEMPFEST Expo in franchise agreement

Seattle Hempfest PDX HempfestSeattle HEMPFEST and the PDX HEMPFEST Expo have joined forces in an effort to advance the public profile of the cannabis industry.
Sat, June 10, 2017, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Portland Expo Center 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland, OR 97217 Continue reading “Seattle HEMPFEST and the former Oregon Hemp Convention have joined forces to produce PDX HEMPFEST Expo in franchise agreement”