BDPA-DC Receives New Grant from Best Buy Foundation to Support Local Tablets-For-Teens Projects

WASHINGTON—The Best Buy Foundation has approved a grant to BDPA of Greater Washington, D.C. (BDPA-DC) in direct support of the association’s Tablets For Teens program.  Grant reporting and requirements for … Continue reading BDPA-DC Receives New Grant from Best Buy Foundation to Support Local Tablets-For-Teens Projects

BusUp Integrates LISNR’s Ultrasonic Technology Enabling Safe Contactless Ticketing for its Users

As BusUp continues to expand globally, LISNR will continue to play an essential part of their contactless authentication process. Overall LISNR has seen contactless authentication and transactions skyrocket in many … Continue reading BusUp Integrates LISNR’s Ultrasonic Technology Enabling Safe Contactless Ticketing for its Users

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Fisher-Price Introduces New “Mini-Me” Work-From-Home and Role-Play Toys

EAST AURORA, NY — Fisher-Price unveils a new lineup of “mini-me” and role-play items that turn every day grown-up activities into, well, toys. This collection features a number of actions that … Continue reading Fisher-Price Introduces New “Mini-Me” Work-From-Home and Role-Play Toys

An “Ecological Paradise”: Tesla Gigafactory Austin is now Official

AUSTIN, TX (BDPA Austin) — “We’re going to make it a factory that is going to be stunning; it’s right on the Colorado River. So we’re actually going to have … Continue reading An “Ecological Paradise”: Tesla Gigafactory Austin is now Official

Amazon is acquiring Zoox for $1.2 billion to help bring their vision of autonomous ride-hailing to reality

FOSTER CITY, CA ― Amazon has signed an agreement to acquire Zoox, a California-based company working to design autonomous ride-hailing vehicles from the ground up. Aicha Evans, Zoox CEO, and … Continue reading Amazon is acquiring Zoox for $1.2 billion to help bring their vision of autonomous ride-hailing to reality

Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

SEATTLE —  Amazon today announced the next generation of its Fire HD 8 tablet lineup, designed with the entire family in mind: the all-new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 … Continue reading Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

D.C. Mayor Delivers a $4.6 Million Technology Investment with 16,400 Devices to Students

WASHINGTON – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Public Schools (DCPS) began delivering more than 16,400 technology devices to students across all eight wards as a part of the Empowered … Continue reading D.C. Mayor Delivers a $4.6 Million Technology Investment with 16,400 Devices to Students

Qualcomm and Apple agree to drop all litigation

SAN DIEGO and CUPERTINO, CA — Qualcomm and Apple today announced an agreement to dismiss all litigation between the two companies worldwide. The settlement includes a payment from Apple to Qualcomm. … Continue reading Qualcomm and Apple agree to drop all litigation

Tech Titans honored during Washington’s 40th Anniversary Community & Technology Awards

    Industry Legends and ‘Hidden Figure$’ welcome America’s next generation of coders to community trade associations WASHINGTON (bdpatoday) – This year’s annual Community & Technology Awards gala, co-hosted by the … Continue reading Tech Titans honored during Washington’s 40th Anniversary Community & Technology Awards

Apple’s next US data center will be built in Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa — Apple announced today plans to build a 400,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art data center in Waukee, Iowa, to better serve North American users of iMessage, Siri, the App Store … Continue reading Apple’s next US data center will be built in Iowa

Ford Announces SMART Mobility Plan at CES

Photo: bdpatoday SMART CARS MEET SMART HOMES: FORD EXPLORING SYNC INTEGRATION WITH AMAZON ECHO AND ALEXA, WINK LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2016 – Ford is exploring linking smart devices like Amazon … Continue reading Ford Announces SMART Mobility Plan at CES