Tag Archives: Consumer Technology Association

White House Asks Tech Firms to Help Combat COVID-19; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The White House on Wednesday called on technology companies to help the government in its campaign against the new coronavirus, The Hill reported Wednesday. “The White House's top priority is ensuring the safety and health of the American people amid the COVID-19 outbreak," Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said during a phone call Wednesday. "Cutting edge technology companies and major online platforms will play a critical role in this all-hands-on-deck effort."

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Tom Wheeler, Former Chairman of FCC, Joins RapidSOS Advisory Board

Tom Wheeler, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is joining the RapidSOS Advisory Board.  Wheeler joins two other former FCC chairmen on the Advisory Board, which includes executives with extensive expertise across telecommunications, technology, and public safety sectors. “RapidSOS’ Emergency Platform connects users to emergency services faster and with …

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Alliance for Transportation Innovation Launches; Paul Brubaker Comments

Washington business leaders have launched the Alliance for Transportation Innovation organization comprised of companies, advocates and experts in transportation technology who seek to improve the country’s transportation systems through innovative technologies. ATI21 will work with transportation innovation industry leaders, including the Consumer Technology Association, the consortium said Thursday. Paul Brubaker, ATI21 chairman and a …

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