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Bird poop and dust could seriously complicate Elon Musk and SpaceX's latest p...

Posted on Tue Feb 19, 2019, 5:01 pm

Over the past few months, Elon Musk has been revealing new details about SpaceX's upcoming launch system, called Starship. Musk has said the new launch vehicle, which he and engineers recently redesig...

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Kazacos and Coroneos team up in cyber security push

Posted on Tue Feb 19, 2019, 1:34 pm

Technology and internet industry veterans, Peter Kazacos and Peter Coroneos, have joined forces to take aim at the cyber security market. The two have formed a new cyber security venture called Icon C...

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Azim Premji urges organisations to spell out profits of sustainability

Posted on Sat Feb 9, 2019, 4:44 am

Ayan Pramanik | ETtech | February 09, 2019, 18:14 IST Wipro Chairman Azim Premji said the financial benefits of sustainability for any organisation needs to be spelt out in a bid to encourage more ...

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Dr. Michael Kurisu

Posted on Thu Feb 7, 2019, 4:00 pm

Dr. Michael Kurisu is a family medicine doctor in San Diego, California and is affiliated with UC San Diego Health-Jacobs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Touro University Californi...

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Google and China: The Analysis Continues

Posted on Thu Feb 7, 2019, 4:00 pm

Fresh Air contributor Dave Davies interviews Joseph Menn, a journalist who has been investigating hacker collectives and daily lives of hackers (chronicled in his new book, Fatal System Error), and Ba...

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Is Dell about to sell SecureWorks?

Posted on Thu Feb 7, 2019, 12:53 pm

This meant it would not receive any IPO proceeds that would have allowed it to pay down debt. Dell founder Michael Dell has turned to dealmaking to transform his company from a PC manufacturer into a ...

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Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

Posted on Wed Feb 6, 2019, 7:02 am

In October, BoingBoing's Cory Doctorow published a story speculating that these cities had contracts with PredPol, based on an anonymous researcher's study of the company's URL structures and ...

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Heliae Gains Salim Group as Investor and Partner to Expand Algae Efforts in S...

Posted on Wed Feb 6, 2019, 5:45 am

"The recognition and support of the Salim Group delivers a sense of validation to our work," said Dan Simon, President and CEO of Heliae. "These additional funds will help us broaden our reach and all...

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Dr. Daniel Kapp

Posted on Tue Feb 5, 2019, 4:00 pm

Dr. Daniel Kapp is a radiation oncologist in Stanford, California and is affiliated with Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medic...

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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Thu Jan 31, 2019, 4:00 pm

Mr. Robert C. Hagerty is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Plantronics, Inc. Mr. Hagerty previously served as CEO of iControl Networks, Inc., a software and services company for the broadband ho...

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iRobot's Terra Mower Will Make Lawn Care a Breeze

Posted on Tue Jan 29, 2019, 9:07 pm

... take care of their lawn," iRobot CEO Colin Angle said in a statement. There's no word yet as to how much Terra will cost. iRobot said it will be available in Germany and as a beta program in the U...

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NASA's Opportunity rover might have 'died' on Mars

Posted on Sun Jan 27, 2019, 9:57 pm

NASA's Mars Opportunity rover that went into hibernation last June ... I mean that," The New York Time quoted Cornell University Professor Steven Squyres, the mission's Principal Investigator, as sayi...

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Investors, Tenants Seek More Sustainable Locations

Posted on Thu Jan 24, 2019, 4:00 pm

"We were struck again this year by the contrast in some companies (and U.S. states) between companies that are already in a locale and those who are choosing to site a new facility there," says Cynthi...

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UAE hyperloop to finish initial construction in 2020: chairman

Posted on Thu Jan 17, 2019, 12:58 pm

based on Elon Musk's concept of high-speed hyperloop transportation, plans to build 10 kilometres (six miles) of a 150-kilometre route linking Abu Dhabi and Dubai next year, company chairman Bibop Gre...

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CyPhy Works rebrands as drone data collection company Aria Insights

Posted on Tue Jan 15, 2019, 6:41 am

CyPhy Works announced this morning that it is shifting focus and rebranding as Aria Insights. The new company is focused ... CyPhy was founded in 2008 by iRobot co-founder Helen Greiner. After serving ...

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Wrapping up 2018 with eye toward 2019

Posted on Sun Jan 6, 2019, 4:00 pm

No. 11 UCF (12-1) 2019 opener: vs. Florida A&M. Gone: WR Dredrick Snelson; LB Pat Jasinski; DE Titus Davis. Back: RB Greg McRae; WR Gabriel Davis; RB Adrian Killins Jr. Heat check: The health of QB Mc...

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uBiome to Sponsor First Annual Microbiome Conference at 2019 World Economic F...

Posted on Tue Jan 1, 2019, 6:08 am

As such, the microbiome is of eminent importance to global thought-leaders," Dr. Jessica Richman, PhD, co-founder and CEO of uBiome, said. "uBiome is honored to contribute cutting-edge insights to ini...

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Plantronics Posting Steep Loss After Announcing Settlement With SEC

Posted on Thu Dec 27, 2018, 10:54 am

"We are very pleased that the investigation into some of Polycom's foreign operations has concluded," said Plantronics CEO Joe Burton. "Plantronics has been, and remains, committed to operating with e...

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Oracle Corporation (ORCL) CEO Safra Catz and Mark Hurd on Q2 2019 Results - E...

Posted on Mon Dec 17, 2018, 4:47 pm

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Q2 2019 Results Conference Call December 17, 2018 5:00 PM ET Executives Ken Bond - Senior Vice President Larry Ellison - Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Safra Catz ...

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CleanFiber secures more investment, prepares to open Blasdell plant

Posted on Wed Dec 12, 2018, 4:00 pm

CleanFiber, formerly known as UltraCell ... using a patented process that infuses fire retardant directly into the fiber. Jonathan Strimling, the CEO, said the company will open a 60,000 square foot m...

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Spheres Review: Finding Poetry And Symphony In The Wonders Of The Universe

Posted on Sat Dec 1, 2018, 5:27 am

Get ready for another new month in the world of VR! We've got some really exciting new VR game releases to look forward to this month. Pokemon Go's latest update seems to channel the spirit of Pokemon ...

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Australia harpooned its last whale 40 years ago today

Posted on Mon Nov 19, 2018, 2:36 pm

The last whale, a female sperm whale ... and financed by Frenchman Jean Paul Gouin, sometimes known by his nickname, the Phantom. "I'm proud of all of our efforts to help the whales and I truly believ...

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Robert Redford hikes the Appalachian Trail in trailer for comedy A Walk in th...

Posted on Fri Nov 9, 2018, 7:25 am

Robert Redford and Nick Nolte are far from typical pensioners in ... A Walk in the Woods is released in the US on September 2 and in the UK on September 11. Why vegetarian James McVey ate sausages on ...

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Paul Sonderegger

Posted on Sun Nov 4, 2018, 4:00 pm

Paul Sonderegger is Endeca's chief strategist. Before joining Endeca, Sonderegger was an analyst at Forrester Research for six years. His research focused on experience design and search technology. S...

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3 Times You Should Ignore Your Customers

Posted on Mon Oct 22, 2018, 5:00 pm

Well, that is exactly what happened in 1992. The product? Voicemail. Mike Buhrmann, founder and CEO of Finsphere, a mobile financial technology startup, was working at McCaw Cellular Communications ba...

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Aptage and Roeder Consulting Partner to Integrate AI and Project Management

Posted on Wed Sep 19, 2018, 7:12 am

"At Aptage, we measure uncertainty so our clients can manage uncertainty," said Dr. Murray Cantor, Aptage CTO. "We bring clients peace of mind by the ability to see future outcomes more clearly. Our p...

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New film 'The Human Element' premieres in Portland

Posted on Sun Sep 9, 2018, 3:19 am

The event takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. Directed by Matthew Testa and featuring the work of writer/photographer James Balog, "The Human Element" explores how environmental change is affec...

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Foundry service aids silicon photonic chips

Posted on Sun Sep 9, 2018, 1:11 am

Each run could accommodate 30 to 40 users. Leveraging CMOS fabs OpSIS Director Michael Hochberg says that silicon photonic devices can be built using commercial CMOS chip fabrication facilities if aca...

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Neal Stephenson's Sci Fi Novel Anathem Should Be A Video Game

Posted on Mon Sep 3, 2018, 3:53 am

Yes, Anathem, the Locus-winning science fiction novel published in 2008. Over an arduous few weeks, I have read Anathem, and I have come to the conclusion that it would make for my ideal adventure gam...

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Executives From Seven Public Companies Elected To EvoNexus Board Of Directors

Posted on Mon Aug 27, 2018, 4:24 pm

Adam Trenkle has been with ANSYS for 11 years and is responsible for over 10% of the company's global revenue. Henry Tirri, CTO, InterDigital (IDCC) was elected to the EvoNexus Board of Directors. Adv...

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Online Services Corporation Selects Melbourne as Headquarters for Cloud-Based...

Posted on Sat Aug 25, 2018, 7:00 am

For business inquiries regarding Victoria's ICT industry, contact Victor Perton, Commissioner to the Americas, State Government of Victoria, Australia (415.856.0552 ext. 103, [email protected]). Found...

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Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones vulnerable to hacking: researchers

Posted on Tue Aug 7, 2018, 5:00 pm

It is looking in to Meltdown's impact on other makes and models of smartphones and expects to uncover more vulnerable devices in the near future, researcher Michael Schwarz told Reuters. "There are po...

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PhotoRocket Cuts Staff, Swaps CEOs, Looks for New Direction

Posted on Thu Jul 26, 2018, 5:00 pm

Seattle photo-sharing startup PhotoRocket, stocked with veterans of high-profile ... and was previously a managing partner at Atlas Accelerator. Another co-founder, Gary Roshak, was a vice president i...

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Exploring Advances in Sustainable Energy Solutions on Innovations TV Series

Posted on Thu Jul 12, 2018, 12:00 am

"Easy Energy Systems, Inc. has been quietly developing and testing both its technology and modular systems in small, out-of-the-way rural communities in MN and Iowa," Said Mark Gaalswyk, Owner, CEO, a...

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Sun Microsystems Announces Momentum for Sun Grid and Expands Grid Computing L...

Posted on Tue Jul 3, 2018, 8:02 am

INL's High Performance Computing Architect, Eric Greenwade, reported that work was being accomplished ... We're in the midst of a wave of excitement around AI such as hasn't been seen for a few decade...

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Sun Jul 1, 2018, 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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Local gel invention makes UH campus cleaner

Posted on Fri Jun 15, 2018, 6:20 am

The local invention is a gel that cleans surfaces without using water. You just lay it on, let it dry, and when you peel it off, it picks up contaminants. Dr. Hank Wuh invented this Hawaii-grown, envi...

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Rohan Hastie Named as Metabolon CEO Following the Retirement of Its Co-Founde...

Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2018, 6:29 am

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metabolon, Inc., the global leader in metabolomics, today announced that John Ryals, PhD, has retired as its president and chief executi...

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Lithium Werks and Exro Technologies team up on battery efficiency

Posted on Fri Jun 8, 2018, 2:20 pm

"We will combine our technologies to develop flexible battery voltage input and output solutions for applications ranging from large-scale energy storage for the grid to everyday consumer goods," said ...

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RBR Commended for Participation in GirlsGoCyberStart Competition

Posted on Fri Jun 1, 2018, 1:33 pm

The SANS institute is a private organization founded in 1989 that specializes in information security, cybersecurity training and certification.) On May 4, Michael Geraghty, the Director of NJCICC (Ne...

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Leaked memos reveal the deep divisions within Google over Pentagon contract

Posted on Thu May 31, 2018, 9:37 am

Google has hosted a series of debates between Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene, TCP co-inventor Vint Cerf (a former defense contractor who serves a Google's Chief Internet Evangelist) and Meredith Whitta...

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NVIDIA (NVDA) Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Posted on Thu May 10, 2018, 7:28 pm

Kress - NVIDIA Corp. Jen-Hsun Huang - NVIDIA Corp. Analysts Stacy Aaron Rasgon - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. LLC Joseph Moore - Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC Vivek Arya - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Toshi...

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CleanChoice Energy Announces 42.5 Megawatts of Community Solar in Minnesota

Posted on Tue May 1, 2018, 2:18 am

The state is the national leader for community solar and these new farms mean thousands of more Minnesotans can support local clean energy while saving money on their utility bills," said Tom Matzzie, ...

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George Mason University Let Fossil Fuel Billionaires Help Choose Which Profes...

Posted on Mon Apr 30, 2018, 2:03 pm

A student-led lawsuit revealed that the Charles Koch Foundation had a hand in the hiring and firing of George Mason University professors, the Washington Post reports. University president Angel Cabre...

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Lomiko Adds Graphene Experts Dr. Polyakova and Dr. Stolyarov to Board of Advi...

Posted on Sun Apr 29, 2018, 5:00 pm

... to welcome Dr. Elena Polyakova and Dr. Daniel Stolyarov to the Advisory Board of Lomiko Metals Inc. Dr. Elena Polyakova founded Graphene Laboratories in 2009 as President and Chief Executive Offic...

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BJP ministers, who backed Kathua gangrape accused, resign

Posted on Fri Apr 13, 2018, 7:41 am

In a related development, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief S P Vaid on Friday asserted that all necessary steps will be taken to provide protection to the family members of the eight-year-old girl, who ...

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RFID Journal LIVE! Dates Announced

Posted on Mon Apr 9, 2018, 5:00 pm

"EPC and RFID are going to change the business landscape for a number of industries," says Joseph Tobolski, associate partner at Accenture. "RFID Journal LIVE! is not only a great place for up-to-date ...

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Dave Chen Moving to Venture Partner

Posted on Thu Apr 5, 2018, 5:00 pm

The OVP team includes investing partners Chad Waite, Lucinda Stewart, Mark Ashida, Rick LeFaivre and Carl Weissman in Seattle and Gerry Langeler, John Hull and Dave Chen in Portland. Chad Waite serves ...

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NXT-IDs (NXTD) CEO, Gino Pereira on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Posted on Mon Apr 2, 2018, 9:38 am

NXT-ID Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call April 2, 2018 9:00 AM ET Executives Gino Pereira - Chief Executive Officer Vin Miceli - Chief Financial Officer Michael Orlando - Chief Opera...

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Grades Suffer When Class Time Doesn't Match Students' Biological Clocks

Posted on Fri Mar 30, 2018, 1:39 pm

"An important piece of the story is that it's not just about making the life of a teenager easier by saying maybe we can make classes later," said Benjamin Smarr, a postdoctoral psychologist at the Un...

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