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CE Today 12/6/23: News from Acer, LG, and BrightEdge

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Acer Announces Carbon Neutrality Initiative for Aspire Vero Laptop Line

Acer has announced its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality for its Aspire Vero laptop line, commencing with the release of the Aspire Vero 16 (AV16-51P). Adhering to international standards for carbon footprint calculation, the company is implementing eco-conscious measures at each stage of the device lifecycle to minimize its environmental impact. These efforts encompass design, manufacturing, packaging, shipping, usage, and end-of-life recycling.

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The Aspire Vero 16 showcases advancements, such as a chassis made from over 60% recycled plastic, Intel Core Ultra processors for improved energy efficiency, and innovative packaging using 100% recyclable materials. Acer is also involved in broader sustainability initiatives, joining the RE100 initiative for 100% renewable electricity by 2035 and committing to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.

LG Electronics USA Launches Season 2 of Transparent Conversations Podcast

LG Electronics USA has announced the return of its Transparent Conversations podcast series, in collaboration with the NCAA®, focusing on mental health and wellness discussions among college-level student-athletes. The second season kicked off with a live recording at Vanderbilt University and will continue with episodes available on platforms such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and the LG website. Hosted by Taylor Rooks, the series features panelists from the collegiate sports community, including student-athletes, coaches, and mental health experts. The initiative aims to tackle pressing subjects, provide diverse perspectives, and promote unity.

LG, a long-standing NCAA sponsor, sees this partnership as an opportunity to address mental health stigma and challenges affecting student-athletes. The podcast series will cover various topics, such as the intersection of identity and athletics, balancing sports, academics, and personal well-being, the connection between mental and physical health, and the role of women in sports. The series reflects LG’s commitment to fostering transparent and educational conversations to create a happier, healthier, and more positive world. The podcasts will continue through the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship on December 12.

BrightEdge Unveils Copilot for Content Advisor

BrightEdge, a global leader in organic search, content, and digital marketing automation, has launched Copilot for Content Advisor, an all-in-one platform that provides content creators with comprehensive insights for developing SEO-friendly content. This includes audience and SEO insights, structured content suggestions, and AI-generated first drafts ready for human refinement. Early users reported over 85% improvement in content publishing productivity. BrightEdge’s AI-driven Content Solutions, powered by Copilot, aim to enhance content workflow by delivering pre-optimized content briefs and drafts in just 60 seconds.