Lenovo Unveils New Solution To Engage Students WRAL reports that Lenovo is joining the esports bandwagon. This week, the tech giant, with headquarters in Morrisville, launched its Lenovo Esports Solutions for Education, an end-to-end solution for K-12 and university esports programs.
Among its features: advisory and support services combined with equipment, software and hardware, including products from the Lenovo Legion and Workstation lines. It also includes the ability for students to join a school gaming network and play from home with matchups and leaderboards to spur competition, as well as network and league management capabilities to maintain and optimize the experience for esports student athletes.
You Can Now Rent a Private AMC Theater For Just $99
AMC Theatres joins a handful of cinemas letting customers rent out auditoriums for private screenings — a growing trend due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
AMC allows rentals of up to 20 people. According to its website, rates start at $99, excluding tax, and increase to $349 depending on the movie, the theater's location and any other add-ons like food and drink. AMC's FAQ page lists renting a microphone to greet guests as an extra $100 charge, while more time to enter an auditorium, beyond the standard 15 minutes, will cost another $250.
New 5G iPhones Kick Off Poaching Season for Carriers The Wall Street Journal reports that smartphone shoppers might be slow to notice how Apple Inc.’s new 5G-enabled iPhones improve on the internet connections older models use, but cellphone carriers are working overtime to make them see it.
AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and T-Mobile US Inc. all used this week’s iPhone unveiling as an opportunity to entice customers who might not yet understand or care about the fifth-generation cellular standard. The four new iPhone models come equipped with the technology, which moves information over the air more quickly.
Famous Footwear Parent Company Names VP Of Diversity
Caleres has added a new role to its leadership team. The footwear company, whose brands include Famous Footwear, Sam Edelman, Naturalizer, Allen Edmonds and others, named Amy Hunter as VP of diversity, equity and inclusion, effective October 21. Hunter will help drive the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategy development and organization, including overseeing its affirmative action plans.
Hunter will also guide Caleres in its efforts to recruit diverse candidates and lead the assessment of current programs, partnerships and activities to identify opportunities in the company’s community support.
Nordstrom Introduces Nordstrom Rack Fulfillment Options and Expanded Services Nordstrom is introducing order pickup at U.S. Nordstrom Rack stores for Nordstrom.com, NordstromRack.com and HauteLook.com orders. The fashion retailer is also […]