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More billions for Elon Musk? Tesla investors approve pay plan

Posted on Wed Mar 21, 2018, 11:04 am

Shareholders in Tesla, the Silicon Valley electric-car maker that has sent shock waves through the auto industry, gave their blessing Wednesday to a bulked-up compensation plan for CEO Elon Musk's that could potentially become worth tens of billions of ...

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Oracle beats Q3 earnings estimates

Posted on Mon Mar 19, 2018, 1:26 pm

In a statement, CEO Mark Hurd specifically pointed to the growth of Oracle's Fusion ERP and HCM SaaS applications suite, which saw revenues increase by 65 percent in the quarter. "Our Cloud SaaS applications business is rapidly approaching $5 billion...

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Officials: Facebook may have violated FTC privacy deal

Posted on Sun Mar 18, 2018, 10:40 am

Such a violation, if eventually confirmed by the Federal Trade Commission, could lead to many millions of dollars in fines against Facebook, said David Vladeck, who as the director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection oversaw the investigation of ...

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Qualcomm kicked its former CEO off the board after he said he might try to bu...

Posted on Sat Mar 17, 2018, 12:47 pm

Qualcomm will not renominate its former chairman Paul Jacobs to the board of directors, the company announced Friday. Qualcomm also confirmed reports that Jacobs is looking to buy out the publicly traded company, and said it will evaluate the offer if it ...

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CRN Exclusive: Michael Dell On Software-Defined Upstaging Public Cloud, 'Incr...

Posted on Fri Mar 16, 2018, 9:15 am

Dell Technologies founder and CEO Michael Dell said software-defined data centers are changing the way organizations view the economics of buying on-premises solutions versus going to the public cloud. "What we have seen when you automate and modernize the ...

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CryENGINE 2-Powered Mars-Set MMO Initially Unveiled, to be Powered by StreamBase

Posted on Thu Mar 15, 2018, 6:16 pm

Interestingly, Avatar Reality's advisory board is made up of three figures crucial to the early success of Nintendo: Henk Rogers (listed on the company's site as "mastermind"), who notoriously secured the original rights to Tetris after befriending ...

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3D Systems beats Q4 expectations

Posted on Wed Mar 14, 2018, 1:18 pm

3D Systems on Wednesday published its fourth quarter and full ... GAAP earnings of 0 cents per share on revenue of $163.47 million. In a statement, CEO Vyomesh Joshi (VJ) said revenue growth was driven by health care, materials, software and on-demand ...

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Wipro's Azim Premji unveils 12,000 sq ft 3D metal printing unit in Bengaluru;...

Posted on Wed Mar 14, 2018, 6:06 am

Bengaluru: Global software major Wipro's three dimensional (3D) metal printing facility was unveiled by its Chairman Azim Premji in this tech hub on Wednesday. "The 12,000 sq.ft. centre has various capabilities that include building up technology, post ...

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World's Only Commercially-Available, Flat-Panel, Electronically-Steered Satel...

Posted on Wed Mar 14, 2018, 5:04 am

Commercial and government customers have shown great interest in a portable KyWay satellite terminal for use in defense, oil and gas, and first responder applications,' said Nathan Kundtz, Founder, President and CEO, Kymeta. 'Since becoming commercially ...

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School administrators settling into new roles

Posted on Tue Mar 13, 2018, 5:00 pm

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Alexa wants to be your new co-worker

Posted on Sun Mar 11, 2018, 9:53 pm

our customers have built hundreds of private skills that help voice-enabled employees do everything from getting internal news briefings to asking what time their help desk closes," said Amazon's chief technology officer, Werner Vogels in a blog post Monday.

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Fri Mar 9, 2018, 3:56 pm

Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer of IBiS Networks joins us on Sunrise. For more information click HERE. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says a planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...

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Microsoft, Apollo Hospitals to Use Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Cardiac D...

Posted on Thu Mar 8, 2018, 10:59 am

The systems of intelligence we create can change the lives of patients and the work of medical practitioners enabling accessible healthcare to all," said Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President (AI and Research) at Microsoft. "Cardiac disease is amongst India ...

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Adrian Lester and Deborah Kermode, Frog Stone, Kim Stanley Robinson

Posted on Sat Mar 3, 2018, 4:00 pm

Kim Stanley Robinson's latest novel, New York 2140, imagines the city 40 years after it has been completely flooded, when every street is a canal, every skyscraper an island. The bestselling sci-fi author, whose works include the Mars trilogy, discusses ...

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Out of this world: Take a tour of the universe from your living room

Posted on Sat Mar 3, 2018, 4:00 pm

"My idea of success is if WorldWide Telescope changes how people see the universe and for a generation of kids to have a degree of knowledge about space that they are just not getting now," said Curtis Wong, manager of Microsoft's Next Media Research Group.

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CleanChoice Energy Surpasses 2 Billion Kilowatt Hours Served - WDAM-TV 7-News...

Posted on Tue Feb 27, 2018, 4:00 pm

Together our customers are making a huge difference to reduce air and water pollution and support clean energy," said Tom Matzzie, Founder and CEO of CleanChoice Energy. "Americans all across the country want clean energy, and our growth shows that when ...

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Andhra Pradesh plans to link Amaravati, Vijaywada via hyperloop

Posted on Sun Feb 25, 2018, 8:54 am

The chairman and co-founder of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Bibop Gresta, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the CII Partnership Summit here said that it has the potential to transform the mass transportation system in the country.

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'Game Changers' fleshes out meat myths: BIFF review

Posted on Fri Feb 23, 2018, 8:20 am

That's what the new documentary from Oscar-winning filmmaker Louie Psihoyos ("The Cove"), formerly of Boulder, hopes to do in "The Game Changers." The film follows a crew of all sorts of professional athletes who opt for unprocessed veggies, fruit ...

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iRobot : To Host Analyst Day

Posted on Thu Feb 22, 2018, 1:02 pm

The day's agenda includes presentations by Colin Angle, iRobot's chairman & chief executive officer, Alison Dean, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and other senior executives. A webcast of the event will be available live on the ...

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Smaato Serves Record Mobile In-App and Video Impressions in 2017

Posted on Thu Feb 22, 2018, 9:44 am

Smaato manages up to 19 billion mobile ad impressions daily and reaches over 1 billion unique mobile users monthly. Founded in 2005 by mobile pioneers Ragnar Kruse and Petra Vorsteher, Smaato has global headquarters in San Francisco, California ...

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Neuberger Berman To Vote For Shareholder Proposal Regarding Righ - KCTV5

Posted on Wed Feb 21, 2018, 4:00 pm

We note that today, 14 months after CEO Paul Ricci announced his retirement and only a few weeks ... We remain concerned as to the Nuance Board's ability to execute the announced CEO succession plan, and the departing CEO's influence on the process.

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Conference Allows Practitioners to Continue Education While Exploring New Ideas

Posted on Sun Feb 18, 2018, 10:19 am

In sessions approved by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai and facilitated by a diverse ... Michael Cronin, ND; Gerard Clum, DC; Michael Kurisu, D.O.; and Bill Reddy, L.AC., DIPL.AC. The General Track will dive into tactics and approaches that ...

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Startup Proposes Using Stem Cells From Placentas for Regenerative Medicine

Posted on Sat Feb 17, 2018, 10:52 am

A new exploration of stem cells from placentas could drastically advance regenerative medicine. Peter Diamandis, X-Prize and Singularity University founder, recently teamed up with Robert Hariri, the founder of Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, to study these ...

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Visual Studio Code Added to Anaconda Python Distro for Data Scientists

Posted on Fri Feb 16, 2018, 2:03 pm

Anaconda, originally Continuum Analytics, is an Austin ... to identify potential errors in an integrated development environment like Visual Studio. Mathew Lodge, senior vice president of products at Anaconda, Inc., said that adding Microsoft's code ...

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In volatile times, tech stocks often bounce around more than others

Posted on Wed Feb 7, 2018, 12:50 pm

Harris and economist and USC instructor Pai-Ling Yin believe it's what happens in the long run that matters, and the best thing to do is to ride it out. After all, even with recent wild fluctuations, Apple's current share price remains 24% higher (at $162 ...

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Kevin Kern Joins Board of Directors - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Lo...

Posted on Mon Jan 15, 2018, 4:00 pm

"Software test automation has been around for three decades and yet has failed to make a dent in the crippling labor intensity of software testing," commented Kevin Kern, "I'm allying with Kevin Surace and the team because that's a market ripe ...

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NVIDIA Corporation Autonomous Driving Revenues To Start This Year

Posted on Thu Jan 11, 2018, 9:30 am

NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang kicked things off at CES earlier this week with an online press conference, and artificial intelligence was one of the areas he focused on. B Riley FBR analyst Craig Ellis agrees with his view that artificial intelligence is ...

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Google's Vint Cerf Is Worried About Buggy Software

Posted on Tue Jan 2, 2018, 3:48 am

Jan.02 -- Vint Cerf, chief internet evangelist at Google, discusses the biggest risks he sees in technology for 2018. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

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Exro Collaborates with Fortune 50 Company to Integrate Its DPM Technology for...

Posted on Tue Dec 19, 2017, 4:00 pm

Exro CEO Mark Godsy stated: "We are delighted to have an opportunity to ... About Exro: Exro Technologies offers the potential to accelerate the transition to clean energy by improving the efficiency and reliability of fuel-powered electric motors and ...

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Will 2018 be the big year for machine learning?

Posted on Wed Dec 13, 2017, 7:51 am

better decision making and provide enhanced or entirely new products and services," said Paul Sallomi, vice chairman of Deloitte. ML, a core element of artificial intelligence, will progress "at a phenomenal pace," according to the study. "As impressive as ...

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