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Pie in the Sky?

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

He's at a conference of the top brains from the tech industries. He talks cultural differences to Eric Starr of Media Arts Lab which creates the Apple image around the world. He discusses cloud computing with Microsoft's Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie ...

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Call routing system and method of using the same

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

A method includes accessing information associated with a call at an attendant interaction module. The call is associated with a task. The information associated with the call includes a first action object identifier, a first result identifier, and a ...

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James Fallon

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

James Fallon is an award-winning neuroscientist at the University ... and clinicians in psychiatry and neurology for thirty-five years. His start-up company, NeuroRepair, was voted top new biotech firm of the year by a national association of its peers ...

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LeEco appoints former Qualcomm executive Rob Chandhok as Chief R&D Officer fo...

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

After hiring executives from Qualcomm for beefing up its team in India and for for its LeMall store in the country, LeEco has hired former Qualcomm executive once again. The company has appointed Rob Chandhok as Chief Research & Development ...

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Colleagues remember UCLA shooting victim as 'gentle soul'

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

It's beyond belief that someone did this. "He's a very lively, lovable, likable guy," Knobler added. Jim Gimzewski, another colleague at UCLA, was in tears talking about Klug, who he said was "kind, gentle soul with a brilliant mind." "He's such a young ...

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3Crowd Lets Customers Roll Their Own CDN

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

3Crowd was founded by Barrett Lyon, co-founder and former CTO of startup CDN BitGravity. So he knows a little bit about how the content distribution world works. So why disrupt the CDN industry? For one thing, Lyon believes the cost of content distribution ...

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Computational Linguistics and Formal Semantics. Michael Rosner and Roderick J...

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

"Algorithms for Semantic Interpretation," by Per-Kristian Halvorsen, is a brief overview explaining the ... Its practical utility lies in defining a consequence relation that we might otherwise intuit broadly but fail to define precisely.

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Mark Thiele

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Before coming to Switch Mark was VP of Data Center Strategy at ServiceMesh, the leading cloud management platform company. He is also Founder and President of Data Center Pulse, a not-for-profit group focused on improving efficiency in data centers and ...

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Future Proofing Ford

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Two-part EV World video interview with Ford Motor Company's resident 'futurist' Sheryl Connelly on carmaker's newly released 'Looking Further with Ford: 2014 Trends' report, which aims to make sense of numerous micro-trends that will impact society and ...

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Marketers Must Focus on Data-Driven Decision Making: Q&A with Per Pettersen, ...

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

The advertising industry is not without its challenges. And marketers can have a tough time grappling with these challenges alongside maintaining efficiency and effectiveness. Per Pettersen (pictured below), CEO of Impact Radius, which acquired fraud ...

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Electric vehicle

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

An electric vehicle (EV), also referred to as an electric drive vehicle, uses one or more electric motors or traction motors for propulsion. An electric vehicle may be powered through a collector system by electricity from off-vehicle sources, or may be ...

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BEA Co-Founder Chuang Discloses New Venture

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Alfred Chuang was one of the best-known figures in Silicon Valley software circles until 2008, when he sold BEA Systems Inc. to Oracle Corp. for $8.5 billion and faded from the limelight. Now he's ready to talk about a comeback.

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Jaidev Shergill

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Jaidev Shergill, Head of Capital One Growth Ventures, join the Vast board. Passionate about consumer internet, data and software. Focus is on digital and mobile product development and deployment, innovation, business strategy, finance and venture capital.

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European Tech Media in Silicon Valley | Tech Reporting in Europe

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

For our fifth session of 'European ETL', we present for the first time a panel of leading European tech journalists from top print and online media outlets who cover the technology startup and innovation scenes in Silicon Valley and four major European ...

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Launched or announced at eMerge Americas: mPower, ChallengeStar, Z9 Capital fund

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

mPower Solar Generator CEO Will Perego chose eMerge to launch his South Florida company and its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign; its first product is a portable solar generator. For every generator sold, the company will donate one to a family without ...

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Mojio connected car tech goes worldwide with AT&T & Windows Phone app contest

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Winner of the best OBDII device for the Tech CARS Awards Mojio, announced connections are available worldwide through its global carrier agreement with AT&T. Along with Microsoft they are conducting an app contest for Windows Phone apps. Jay Giraud ...

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Five Web security tips for business, and how the channel can help

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

The current state of Internet security can use a lot of shaping up, especially when it comes to securing business environments, says Vaclav Vincalek, president of Pacific Coast Information Systems Ltd. (PCIS). PCIS, a Vancouver-based IT consulting firm ...

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NIH Funds Nine Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostics Projects

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded more than $11 million in first-year funding for nine research projects supporting enhanced diagnostics to rapidly detect antimicrobial ...

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What Google's Search Update Means for Businesses

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Google is constantly updating their algorithm to improve the user experience and help worthy businesses make it to the top, and this year is no different. Starting April 21st, mobile-friendly websites will be a contributing factor to overall page rankings ...

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Mullen named COO of Science Foundation Arizona

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Margaret Mullen, who had been consulting for Greater Phoenix Leadership's bioscience task force, now is chief operating officer for Science Foundation Arizona. She will report to William Harris, the new president and chief executive of the new nonprofit ...

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Google Poaches Plaxo's CTO For New Social Web Initiative

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Update: This actually happened last December. But it's news to us! Earlier: Google has hired Plaxo CTO Joseph Smarr away from Comcast, which bought Plaxo in 2008. Smarr will "help drive a new company-wide focus on the future of the Social Web." He explains ...

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Federal CIOs Must Reframe Security Around Data, Access

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

"I think best practices have to completely shift," Gus Hunt, operating partner at the private equity firm LLR Partners and the former CTO at the CIA, said this week at a government IT conference. "We've entered into this world where there is no boundary ...

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Light-Bending Nanocrystal Discovered, Could Be Used To Create Ultra-Light Nig...

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Scientists in Australia invented a light-bending nanocrystal that is about 500 times smaller than a human hair. This novel crystal could transform a pair of regular glasses into night vision glasses or turn them into reverse sunglasses. The study was ...

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Don Budinger

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Mr. Don Budinger has been a Member of Advisory Board of Strategic News Service LLC since March 2012. Mr. Budinger He serves as a Trustee of Arizona State University-Tempe. He serves as Chairman and Founding Director of the Rodel Foundations and Science ...

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NW companies score $8.9 million from Keiretsu angels

Posted on Mon Mar 27, 2017, 5:19 pm

Angels from Keiretsu Forum invested $8.9 million in 16 Northwest companies last year - an "encouraging increase," following troubling economic times, said NW chapter president Nathan McDonald. 12 of the companies are located in the Pacific Northwest ...

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Elon musk tweeted a Tesla Model 3 teaser

Posted on Fri Mar 24, 2017, 8:09 pm

Elon musk tweeted a Tesla Model 3 teaser Elon Musk has stated that he is "fairly confident" that Model 3 deliveries will start by the end of 2017. Tesla stock was on the rise during late morning trading Friday. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http ...

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Construction of first full scale passenger Hyperloop capsule underway; delive...

Posted on Fri Mar 24, 2017, 1:56 am

Tapping into this expertise ensures we are able to build not just faster, but better. Hyperloop comes to life because we're building this company in a smarter way," said HTT, Chairman Bibop Gresta.

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The 11 Best Sci-Fi Novels From the 21st Century You Likely Missed

Posted on Thu Mar 23, 2017, 10:54 am

Dick and Neal Stephenson. It's the first in a trilogy featuring protagonist Jean le Flambeur, a sort of Han Solo space thief. Set in a future solar system, The Quantum Thief deals with the gevulot, a technology that allows people on a mobile Martian city ...

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5 things to do this week in Cambridge

Posted on Wed Mar 22, 2017, 4:41 am

... of robotic sensors installed in some of the most remote ocean areas promises to revolutionize ocean science and education. Oceanographer John Delaney from the University of Washington will discuss this network and how it enables real-time ...

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Forbes list: 101 billionaires in India, Karnataka has four

Posted on Wed Mar 22, 2017, 1:00 am

The list also includes, Wipro Chairman Azim Premji (72), Adani Group founder Gautam Adani (250), Bajaj Group Chairman Rahul Bajaj (544), Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (973), Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy (1,161), Infosys co-founder Nandan ...

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