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Are you getting full credit for your ESG work? Cynthia Figge shares how CSRHu...

Posted on Thu Aug 22, 2019, 12:30 am

Sustainable Brands took a bold step forward this year. With the support of members and our advisory board, we launched the SB Voyager Program creating an even more inclusive community. It enables ...

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Elon Musk: Newt Gingrich's $2 billion moon prize is a 'great idea'

Posted on Tue Aug 20, 2019, 9:21 am

SpaceX's illustration envisions its spacecraft passing the moon. Big money can spur big innovations. Imagine the US government ponying up $2 billion for a private company to put a lunar base on the ...

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Vernor Vinge

Posted on Sun Aug 18, 2019, 5:00 pm

Mathematician; Computer Scientist; Hugo Award-winning Novelist, A Fire Upon The Deep, Rainbow's End VERNOR VINGE is a mathematician, computer scientist, and science fiction author who is a retired San ...

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Jimmy Langman

Posted on Fri Aug 16, 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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Lesbians of 1916 are the Rising's 'hidden history'

Posted on Fri Aug 16, 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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Documentary shines light on the medically undiagnosed

Posted on Mon Aug 12, 2019, 5:00 pm

I didn't know that world existed. The documentary is the brainchild of Katia Moritz, a wife, mother and clinical psychologist who was abruptly introduced to the reality of the undiagnosed after waking ...

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Scientists have discovered why two sharks glow bright green in the depths of ...

Posted on Fri Aug 9, 2019, 2:32 am

Only blue light can penetrate this far down, which makes the swell shark and the chain catshark glow in the dark.

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Maine launches statewide 21st Century Skills´ education initiative

Posted on Tue Aug 6, 2019, 5:00 pm

Gendron made the announcement at a press conference at the Portland Regency Hotel with Ken Kay, president of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills; Kathy Hurley of Pearson Education, a Partnership ...

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Global warming an urgent problem

Posted on Sat Aug 3, 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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D.A. Pennebaker, Master Director of Documentaries, Dies at 94

Posted on Sat Aug 3, 2019, 1:53 pm

Pennebaker did not reserve his camera exclusively for the musical arena, however. He and his wife, Chris Hegedus, with whom he made most of his films in the past several decades, were Oscar nominated ...

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Consumer Alert: Are Banks Exaggerating EMV Chip Progress, Capabilities?

Posted on Tue Jul 30, 2019, 3:58 am

payment data in retail and point of sale environments are better protected with chip cards -- card holders have much greater security at the point of sale with their own card data," says David ...

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InterDigital to Demo Innovative Video Solutions at SIGGRAPH

Posted on Sun Jul 28, 2019, 9:00 pm

The fact that our InterDigital R&I team is at the forefront of these technologies, and the opportunity to highlight them at one of the leading computer graphics conferences, is very exciting," said ...

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PhotoRocket Cuts Staff, Swaps CEOs, Looks for New Direction

Posted on Fri Jul 26, 2019, 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 ...

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Microsoft and Dell corporate VCs: Our days of being second best to Silicon Va...

Posted on Thu Jul 25, 2019, 8:24 am

"We publish numbers," said Scott Darling, president of Dell Technologies Capital, who became head of Michael Dell's internal VC team after Dell acquired EMC. "We are at over 3.5 times the top decile ...

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AliveCor Appoints Priya Abani as Chief Executive Officer; Elevates Vinod Khos...

Posted on Wed Jul 24, 2019, 2:19 pm

Simultaneously, AliveCor announced that Vinod Khosla has been elected chairman of its board of directors. Khosla founded Khosla Ventures in 2004 and was formerly a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins ...

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Philip Nelson

Posted on Tue Jul 23, 2019, 7:10 am

Mr. Philip Nelson has been the Chief Relationship Officer of NewTek, Inc. since July 12, 2013 and served as its Senior Vice President of Strategic Development. The information and data displayed in ...

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J. Andrew Rogers

Posted on Sun Jul 21, 2019, 6:32 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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Davis Brimer

Posted on Sat Jul 20, 2019, 8:18 pm

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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Zelensky dismisses Valeriy Chaly from post of Ukraine's envoy to U.S.

Posted on Fri Jul 19, 2019, 9:41 am

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed Valeriy Chaly from the post of Ukraine's Ambassador to the U.S., as well as from the post of Ukrainian Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda and ...

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iBrain to allow Stephen Hawking to communicate through brainwaves alone

Posted on Thu Jul 4, 2019, 5:00 pm

Tech startup Neurovigil announced last April that Stephen Hawking was testing the potential of its iBrain device to allow the astrophysicist to communicate through brainwaves alone. Next week ...

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Mark Thiele

Posted on Thu Jul 4, 2019, 3:54 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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Microsoft is cashing in on the biggest biotech IPO of 2019

Posted on Thu Jun 27, 2019, 11:31 am

"We believe deeply in the potential for this partnership with Adaptive and have made a substantial financial investment in the company," Peter Lee, Microsoft's corporate vice president of AI and ...

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Simon Aspinall

Posted on Tue Jun 25, 2019, 8:13 pm

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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Wayne Dickinson

Posted on Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:42 pm

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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Microsoft Releases Azure Bastion, Eliminating the Jumpbox Virtual Machine

Posted on Sun Jun 23, 2019, 5:00 pm

Yousef Khalidi, corporate vice president of Azure Networking ... asset-intensive industries where servers need to be segregated across lower-level networks. Microsoft already has organizations from ...

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Dan Gillmor

Posted on Sat Jun 22, 2019, 5:02 am

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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Surgery: the Mother of Invention

Posted on Fri Jun 21, 2019, 12:27 pm

When he was learning to do hip replacements, Dr. Hank Wuh, a young orthopedic surgeon, was frustrated by the slow and potentially harmful method used to remove the cement securing an old artificial ...

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Philip Vafiadis

Posted on Mon Jun 17, 2019, 5:03 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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Atrin Pharmaceuticals LLC INSIDERS ON Board Members

Posted on Sat Jun 15, 2019, 6:55 pm

Rifat Pamukcu M.D. 28 Relationships Chief Medical Advisor and Director 60 Rifat Pamucku 15 Relationships Chief Medical Advisor & Board Member-- The information and data displayed in this profile are ...

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Icontrol Networks, Inc. INSIDERS ON Board Members

Posted on Sat Jun 15, 2019, 1:52 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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Amazon's next big thing may redefine big

Posted on Fri Jun 14, 2019, 5:00 pm

"I see Amazon as a technology company that just happened to do retail," begins Werner Vogels, Amazon's chief technology officer. "When Jeff [Bezos] started Amazon, he wasn't thinking about starting a ...

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Sunrise On The Road: Maui Film Festival

Posted on Fri Jun 14, 2019, 7:40 am

To watch clips from Hawaii News Now Sunrise at the Maui Film Festival, use the video player below ... Gina Rodriguez, Paul Rudd, Louie Schwartzberg and Olivia Wilde. In addition to star-studded ...

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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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Company Overview of One to the World LLC

Posted on Wed Jun 12, 2019, 9:32 am

One to the World LLC develops and operates an interactive Webcasting platform that provides high quality video in a live or on-demand format. Its platform is used for training and certification, ...

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Drummond Reed

Posted on Tue Jun 11, 2019, 1:00 pm

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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George Mason Partners with AWS for Cloud Computing Degree

Posted on Tue Jun 11, 2019, 10:43 am

George Mason University and Northern Community College (NOVA) are partnering with Amazon Web Services to offer students a pathway to earning a bachelor's of applied science degree in cloud computing.

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Author David Brin on Dogmatic Libertarians, Transparency, and Uplifting Dolphins

Posted on Fri Jun 7, 2019, 12:19 am

David Brin sat down with Reason.tv's Tim Cavanaugh to discuss his book, The Transparent Society and to share critiques of the libertarian movement, which he believes is being pushed in the wrong ...

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Wipro founder Azim Premji to retire next month

Posted on Thu Jun 6, 2019, 4:04 am

NEW DELHI: IT major Wipro Ltd today announced that its founder Azim H Premji would retire as executive chairman and managing director (MD) of the company by the end of July. Azim Premji will retire as ...

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If We Told You Neal Stephenson Invented Bitcoin, Would You Be Surprised?

Posted on Wed Jun 5, 2019, 8:36 am

Consider the possibility that Neal Stephenson is Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous inventor of Bitcoin. If he is, it would hardly be his only accomplishment: Stephenson is the author of some of the ...

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Maturing WLAN Technology Makes Life Easier for IT Administrators

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

According to Thomas Greaves, chairman of the educational technology consultancy The Greaves Group, half of the computers used in schools today are mobile devices. Students and teachers are using them ...

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International clinical trial of new drug for men with advanced prostate cance...

Posted on Mon Jun 3, 2019, 6:19 am

HCI CEO Mary Beckerle serves on the board of directors of Johnson and Johnson. Beckerle was not involved in this study. About Huntsman Cancer Institute: Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the ...

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Simeon Simeonov

Posted on Sun Jun 2, 2019, 8:29 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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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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Efficient Mobile Networks Are More Important Than Network Size

Posted on Thu May 30, 2019, 5:03 am

According to wireless industry expert Chetan Sharma, over the past decade, global operators have spent $1.7 trillion in CAPEX, building out networks not only to provide wide areas of coverage but also ...

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CrowdStrike sets terms for $378M Nasdaq IPO

Posted on Wed May 29, 2019, 10:59 am

Last year, for its part, saw the IPOs of Zscaler, Carbon Black and Tenable. Founded in 2011 by former McAfee executives George Kurtz and Dmitri Alperovitch, CrowdStrike is up against steep competition ...

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iRobot CEO Colin Angle on tariffs and new robots

Posted on Wed May 29, 2019, 9:27 am

Data is a real-time snapshot *Data is delayed at least 15 minutes. Global Business and Financial News, Stock Quotes, and Market Data and Analysis.

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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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PSBJ Innovator: Shawn Iadonato, Kineta CEO (long version) (Video)

Posted on Wed May 22, 2019, 12:01 pm

Shawn Iadonato of Kineta, talks about founding the company 11 years ago then leading the clinical-stage biotechnology company as CEO since 2016. Photos, videos and production by Anthony Bolante | PSBJ ...

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Filmmaker Interview: Robert Stone

Posted on Wed May 22, 2019, 9:54 am

In 2004, filmmaker Robert Stone gave this interview to the San Francisco International Film Festival's Schools at the Festival program. In it, he discusses his approach to making Guerrilla: The Taking ...

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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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