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An asteroid base

Posted on Sun Jul 14, 2019, 2:50 am

American scientist and best-selling #scifi author David Brin predicts what our world would like in the year 2050. Read it on our #Earth2050 platform: By 2040, the international community has concluded ...

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Elon Musk's Neuralink will detail progress in computer-brain interface

Posted on Fri Jul 12, 2019, 1:47 pm

Neuralink, Elon Musk's fourth and least visible company, will become a bit less secretive Tuesday with a livestreamed presentation about its technology to connect computers directly to human brains. ...

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10 Industries And Services That Will Be Improved By 'Smart City' Technology

Posted on Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:19 am

Vaclav Vincalek, Pacific Coast Information Systems (PCIS) Ltd. 4. Urban Planning Citizens will start demanding features and functions that will impact urban and real estate planners the most. ...

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Samuel Hügli

Posted on Thu Jul 11, 2019, 9:17 pm

He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Zattoo Europa AG since May 21, 2019. He held various positions at Ringier from 2000 to 2011. He served... as the Chief Information Officer, Head of Technology ...

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AEI hosts Spring 2019 Leadership Network Summit

Posted on Thu Jul 11, 2019, 3:57 pm

This April, AEI welcomed the tenth cohort of the Leadership Network with 80 leaders from across 28 states and Canada. We also welcomed our first members from Delaware, Montana, and the United Kingdom. ...

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Amazon CTO Vogels battles through protesters in AWS keynote as company pledge...

Posted on Thu Jul 11, 2019, 6:27 am

Amazon's announcement comes amid an Amazon Web Services conference in New York where CTO Werner Vogels was interrupted by protesters. Chants, which revolved around AWS providing technology to the US ...

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Mark Thiele

Posted on Wed Jul 10, 2019, 8:10 pm

Mark Thiele has been the Chief Strategy Officer at Apcera ... and has been a leader in efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of IT. Prior to joining ServiceMesh, he served as Director of Business ...

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Global warming an urgent problem

Posted on Wed Jul 10, 2019, 5:00 pm

At least one climate scientist, Wieslaw Maslowski of the Naval Postgraduate School, projects a blue, ice-free Arctic Ocean in summers by 2013, an event that has never occurred before, as long as human ...

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Jimmy Langman

Posted on Wed Jul 10, 2019, 5:00 pm

the Baker River in Chilean Patagonia suddenly tripled in size, causing a virtual river tsunami. In less than 48 hours, roads, bridges, and farms were severely damaged and dozens of livestock drowned. ...

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ECO Film Festival: Climate Refugees

Posted on Tue Jul 9, 2019, 10:08 pm

Climate Refugees is the first feature film to explore in-depth ... Filmmakers Justin Hogan and Michael Nash traveled the world for nearly 3 years to document the impact of climate change, witnessing ...

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Drummond Reed

Posted on Tue Jul 9, 2019, 11:58 am

Drummond Reed serves as the Chief Trust Officer of Evernym ... He was Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Co-Author of the Respect Trust Framework at Respect Network, which was honored with the ...

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Davis Brimer

Posted on Tue Jul 9, 2019, 5:32 am

Davis Brimer Co-founded Active Life Technologies LLC in 2010 ... culture around the shared vision of living and prolonging an Active Life. He founded Active Life Scientific, Inc. in 2010 and served as ...

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Lesbians of 1916 are the Rising's 'hidden history'

Posted on Mon Jul 8, 2019, 5:00 pm

Maeve Sheehan In the 1916 commemorations, women are celebrated as the forgotten heroes of 1916. But there is another hidden history and it concerns women who loved women. RTE's flagship 1916 drama, ...

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Asian Insider July 8: New direction for Hong Kong

Posted on Mon Jul 8, 2019, 6:44 am

the health care affiliate of e-commerce provider JD.com Inc. "We're seeing real stress in the system for the first time," said Gary Rieschel, a founding partner at Qiming Venture Partners who has ...

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Hank C. K. Wuh

Posted on Mon Jul 8, 2019, 5:03 am

Dr. Hank C. K. Wuh, MD, MPH is a Founder of Cellular Bioengineering, Inc., and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. Dr. Wuh is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Skai ...

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J. Andrew Rogers

Posted on Sat Jul 6, 2019, 9:10 pm

Mr. J. Andrew Rogers is the Founder of SpaceCurve, Inc. and also serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Rogers served as the Chief Executive Officer of SpaceCurve, Inc. He is a pioneer in the ...

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Atrin Pharmaceuticals LLC INSIDERS ON Board Members

Posted on Fri Jul 5, 2019, 4:59 am

Rifat Pamukcu M.D. 28 Relationships Chief Medical Advisor and Director 61 Rifat Pamucku 15 Relationships Chief Medical Advisor & Board Member-- The information and data displayed in this profile are ...

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X1 Technologies, Inc. INSIDERS ON Board Members

Posted on Fri Jul 5, 2019, 3:41 am

The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed by S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global. Bloomberg.com does not create or control the content. For ...

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'Chasing the Moon' review: PBS' powerful history of the Apollo program

Posted on Fri Jul 5, 2019, 3:00 am

Two men would be standing on the moon by 1969. The glory and achievement of this film by distinguished British-American filmmaker Robert Stone ("Radio Bikini," "Oswald's Ghost") is that it shows in ...

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Teacher, coach out of job with Ephrata Area School District after DUI arrest

Posted on Wed Jul 3, 2019, 8:22 am

COACH. >> THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SAYS THAT MICHAEL DELL PIANO IS NO LONGER EMPLOYED. AFTER INVESTIGATING WHAT HAPPENS, IT DECIDED TO END HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH TRACK AND FIELD AT THE END OF THE 20 18 AND ...

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Simon Aspinall

Posted on Tue Jul 2, 2019, 4:30 am

Mr. Simon Aspinall has been Senior Vice President of Service Providers at Virtustream, Inc. since February 25th 2016. Mr. Aspinall served as the President of EMEA & APAC Software at Virtustream, Inc. ...

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Mon Jul 1, 2019, 10:35 pm

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based start-up program is investing five million dollars into 15 energy start-ups. Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer ...

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Wayne Dickinson

Posted on Sun Jun 30, 2019, 9:46 am

R. Grace & Co., NASA and the U.S. Navy. He joined Jon Myers in 2007... to focus on developing a useful product from carbon dioxide. The result of that work is Graphene Technologies. He is a mechanical ...

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David Engle

Posted on Sat Jun 29, 2019, 7:09 am

David Engle serves as President of The Esco Group and Esco Electric Company. Mr. Engle was employed at E & S Electrical Contractors, Inc. from 1978 to 1985. He graduated from University Of Northern ...

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KDD 2019 Announces Duke University Computer Scientist and Microsoft Healthcar...

Posted on Thu Jun 27, 2019, 5:00 am

and Peter Lee, Ph.D., corporate vice president at Microsoft Healthcare, will be keynote speakers at the 25 [th] annual conference. Taking place Aug. 4-8 in Anchorage, AL, KDD 2019 conference sessions ...

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Simeon Simeonov

Posted on Wed Jun 26, 2019, 11:27 pm

Mr. Simeon Simeonov, also known as Sim, co-founded Swoop.com, Inc. in 2011 and serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Simeonov is Co-founder and Technology Advisor of Evidon, Inc. and Ghostery, ...

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Icontrol Networks, Inc. INSIDERS ON Board Members

Posted on Wed Jun 26, 2019, 6:12 am

James Johnson 7 Relationships Chairman, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Austin Business Unit-- Paul Dawes 6 Relationships Executive Vice President, Director and General Manager of ...

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David W. Garrison

Posted on Mon Jun 24, 2019, 3:40 pm

Garrison has been an Independent Director at Phillips Edison & Company, Inc. since November 14, 2018. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of iBAHN Corporation. Mr. Garrison served as President of ...

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Philip Vafiadis

Posted on Mon Jun 24, 2019, 11:08 am

Mr. Philip Vafiadis is the Founder and Chairman at ANZ Innovyz START. Mr. Vafiadis founded ZEN Energy Systems, which over his time there was recognised as one of Australia's fastest growing companies. ...

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Ken Chahine Ph.D.

Posted on Mon Jun 24, 2019, 3:48 am

Mr. Ken Chahine, Ph.D., has been an Executive Vice President and General Manager at AncestryDNA LLC at Ancestry.com LLC since April 2015. Mr. Chahine served as Senior Vice President and General ...

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Dan Gillmor

Posted on Sun Jun 23, 2019, 7:27 pm

Dan Gillmor serves as an Advisor of FON Wireless Ltd. Mr. Gillmor ... He founded and serves as Director of the Center for Citizen Media, a joint project with Harvard University's Berkman Center for ...

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Jonathan DeHart

Posted on Sun Jun 23, 2019, 2:55 pm

Mr. Jonathan DeHart serves as the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of Lux Bio Group, Inc. He served as the Managing Director and Partner at Allegory Venture Partners, LLC. Prior to ...

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Oracle claims headway in shift to cloud

Posted on Wed Jun 19, 2019, 1:39 pm

Oracle has also been struggling to convince investors that it can make higher profit margins after a period of investment as it moved into the cloud. Mark Hurd, co-chief executive officer, said that ...

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Microsoft delivers public preview of Azure Bastion service for remotely acces...

Posted on Tue Jun 18, 2019, 12:28 pm

Customers who participated wanted an easy way "to deploy, run and scale jump-servers or bastion hosts within our Azure infrastructure," Microsoft's post by Yousef Khalidi, Corporate Vice President of ...

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Building a cloud-ready workforce

Posted on Tue Jun 18, 2019, 11:50 am

George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), in partnership with Amazon Web Services' Educate initiative, are preparing students for a career in cloud computing. After ...

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Book World: In Neal Stephenson's 'Fall,' there is life after death

Posted on Mon Jun 17, 2019, 6:46 am

Neal Stephenson's new novel, as his veteran fans will soon discern, is a sequel to his earlier book, "Reamde," though it's not touted as such in the marketing material. The reason for this omission ...

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Are Indian Fast Bowler Jasprit Bumrah And Southern Actor Anupama Parameswaran...

Posted on Thu Jun 13, 2019, 10:59 pm

In recent, the couple who are making headlines is none other than Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah and South Indian actor Anupama Parameswaran. If reports are to be believed, Jasprit and Anupama are ...

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Wednesday Maui Film Festival Highlights

Posted on Mon Jun 10, 2019, 12:45 pm

This is a revelatory time lapse journey, from 2019 Maui Film Festival Visionary Award honoree and director Louie Schwartzberg, into the magical, mysterious and medicinal world of fungi and their ...

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Wipro's Azim Premji relinquishes executive chairman role to son Rishad

Posted on Thu Jun 6, 2019, 5:27 am

I'm the Technology Editor at Forbes India and I love writing about all things tech. Explaining the big picture, where tech meets business and society, is what drives me. I don't get to do that every ...

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Digital manufacturing play Titomic heads to NASA to find new CTO

Posted on Fri May 31, 2019, 5:22 am

Melbourne-based digital manufacturing solutions play Titomic has named aerospace technologist Nathanael Miller as its new chief technology officer, who joins the company after a 13-year stint at NASA. ...

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Revolutionary Medical Device Company - OtoNexus - Wins WCD Startup Pitch Comp...

Posted on Tue May 28, 2019, 8:12 am

Winner OtoNexus Medical Technologies, led by Chair and CEO Caitlin Cameron, presented its pitch along with five other start-ups before a panel of judges emceed by Sue Siegel, Chief Innovation Officer ...

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Ukraine ex-president accused of taking key servers with him

Posted on Mon May 27, 2019, 5:00 pm

Ukraine's State Bureau of Investigations said on Wednesday ... "It just happened that there was no money in the country to build a normal situation room," Dmytro Shymkiv, former deputy chief of staff ...

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Repairing dead satellites with robots

Posted on Thu May 23, 2019, 4:42 am

or update components while the satellites are in orbit," Olis Robotics' CEO Don Pickering stated. "Olis Robotics' progressive autonomy software platform enables the ability to use robotics in orbit to ...

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TEDx brings people together to share ideas

Posted on Sat May 18, 2019, 5:00 pm

Hank Louis, developed a program that would connect people, specifically his students with families in Navajo Nation who he says are living in Third World conditions without plumbing or electricity. ...

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Public Records for the week of May 13

Posted on Wed May 15, 2019, 8:46 am

X-Stream Wash renewed its lease of 1,250 square feet of warehouse space at Jefferson North Industrial Park, Newport News. Michael Shapiro represented the landlord. Ricardo Reyes renewed his lease of 2 ...

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CrowdStrike, the $3.4 Billion Startup That Fought Russian Spies in 2016, Just...

Posted on Wed May 15, 2019, 6:16 am

Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, which the Democratic National Committee hired in 2016 to fight Russian spies, filed to go public on Tuesday. The Sunnyvale, California-based company founded in 2011 by ...

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Bruce Sterling: Elon Musk Is a Comic Book Figure

Posted on Fri May 10, 2019, 10:08 pm

American science fiction author Bruce Sterling talks to Tao Jones columnist Jeff Yang at SXSW about emerging technologies that interest him and what he thinks about tech moguls turning science fiction ...

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1CellBio and the Open Medicine Institute Join Forces to Demonstrate Power of ...

Posted on Wed May 8, 2019, 5:00 pm

high-throughput scRNA-seq platform that provides enhanced experimental control and more actionable information compared to other existing platforms, said Andreas Kogelnik, MD, PhD, Founder, The Open ...

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iRobot Talks Sales Volatility, Rising Costs, and More

Posted on Tue Apr 30, 2019, 2:15 pm

CEO Colin Angle iRobot's growth pace slowed as compared to the prior quarter, which is no surprise given its consumer focus and the importance of the holiday season. Still, it was a bit jarring to see ...

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XPRIZE Founder Peter Diamandis to Keynote LiveWorx, the Definitive Conference...

Posted on Wed Apr 17, 2019, 10:23 am

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that Peter Diamandis, MD, will keynote the LiveWorx ® digital transformation event for the industrial enterprise, on Tuesday, June 11, at ...

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