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Elon Musk To Work With Donald Trump? Not Only He Gives More Jobs But Also Car...

Posted on Thu Dec 8, 2016, 1:33 am

During the campaign period, President-elect Donald Trump wanted to give back the jobs that are stolen from the Americans. One of the successful entrepreneurs would be Elon Musk as he has proven himself to many and he had given jobs to thousands of people.

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Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Aims To Benefit From NetSuite Inc (N) Acquisition

Posted on Tue Dec 6, 2016, 3:08 pm

Cowen & Company reaffirmed Outperform rating on Oracle Corporation (NYSE ... with Jim McGeever being the President and COO of the unit reporting to Mark Hurd. ORCL confirmed its commitment and support for N's products with plans for investment in sales ...

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Why privately owned Dell is about to publicly discuss its finances

Posted on Tue Dec 6, 2016, 2:36 pm

Michael Dell, the CEO of Dell Technologies, likes to boast about how great it is to be privately controlled. No more 90-day shot clock. No more quarterly earnings reports. No more fretting over the gyrations of the company's share price. Dell went private ...

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Hyperloop proposes to link Mumbai, Pune with high-speed transport system

Posted on Tue Dec 6, 2016, 7:01 am

Hyperloop chairman Bibop Gresta has submitted a proposal for a Mumbai-Pune high-speed transport system with Union minister Nitin Gadkari Subscribe to our newsletter. Hyperloop chairman Bibop Gresta. Hyperloop is working to develop transportation systems ...

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Should You Buy NVIDIA Stock Following The Recent Pullback? NVIDIA Corporation...

Posted on Mon Dec 5, 2016, 2:03 am

This sentiment is also echoed by Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. In Nvidia's latest Q3 2017 earnings conference call with analysts, the NVIDIA CEO stated that while FPGAs are good in a lot of things, ASIC (application specific integrated circuit) chips have ...

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Telstra appoints former Juniper exec Robyn Denholm as next COO

Posted on Sun Dec 4, 2016, 4:00 pm

Telstra has appointed international technology executive, Tesla board member and former Juniper Networks executive Robyn Denholm as its chief operations officer. The Australian-born Denholm replaces high-profile executive Kate McKenzie who left the telco ...

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Why Blending Analytics and Gut-Feeling Benefits your Business

Posted on Sat Dec 3, 2016, 3:42 am

In order for creativity to flourish during a design thinking project, you need data, lots of data. Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO, describes design thinking as a thorough understanding of the needs and latent needs of (potential) customers through direct ...

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David Sarna profiles

Posted on Fri Dec 2, 2016, 8:46 pm

Managing Director at Hendon, Stamford Hill & Co. Current Managing Director at Hendon, Stamford Hill & Co. Past President at WoodallTech, Inc., Regional Director at Microsoft Corp, Managing Director at Mettle Oxbridge LLC, Chairman and CEO at... Education ...

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Alexander Gounares

Posted on Fri Dec 2, 2016, 3:06 pm

Mr. Alexander Gounares, also known as Alex, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Concurix Corporation. Mr. Gounares has been Senior Advisor of Bowery Capital since October 2013. He has been an Advisor of preferling since September 2013.

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Amazon offers DDoS Protection with Shield

Posted on Thu Dec 1, 2016, 3:44 pm

What Amazon brings to the DDoS battle-line is the sheer scale of Amazon Web Services (AWS). This family of services makes up the world's largest public cloud. Werner Vogels, Amazon CTO, in announcing Shield at AWS re:Invent, claimed, "I think this will ...

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Marc Davis

Posted on Thu Dec 1, 2016, 5:13 am

Before Microsoft, Marc Davis was Chief Scientist at Invention Arts, where he focused on new approaches to how people can better control, share, and benefit from their personal data as well as new methods of strategic intellectual property development.

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SolarCity will scale operations into Florida helped by victory from voters

Posted on Thu Dec 1, 2016, 12:00 am

It was bitterly opposed by solar advocates in Florida. Now that the dust has settled after the election, Lyndon Rive, CEO of SolarCity says the company plans to scale up its services in Florida by adding multiple locations and hundreds of jobs.

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Top College Drop-Out Entrepreneurs and Their Success Story

Posted on Wed Nov 30, 2016, 8:21 am

Both used their money to fund Valve through the Half-Life development. Azim Premji dropped out of Stanford when he was 21 due to unexpected death of his father, to run Wipro. As we know, Wipro is an IT outsourcing and services company. Azim is the richest ...

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Barrett Brown leaves prison still chained to a crime he didn't commit

Posted on Tue Nov 29, 2016, 12:13 pm

His case, at its core, was often a battle over the identity of the man himself: Whereas the United States government went to great lengths in court to portray Brown and Anonymous as two sides of the same coin, his supporters (Noam Chomsky, Cory Doctorow ...

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Intel finds a new leader at ARM, creates new automotive division

Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016, 11:48 pm

Chip giant Intel has a new leader for its Internet of Things business group and its an executive from rival chip designer ARM. Tom Lantzsch, who was most recently executive vice president of strategy at ARM, is joining Intel in January as senior vice ...

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J. Craig Venter

Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016, 4:00 pm

A leading scientist of the 21st century for Genomic Sciences; Co-Founder, Chairman, Synthetic Genomics, Inc.; Founder, J. Craig Venter Institute; Author, A Life Decoded DR. J. CRAIG VENTER is regarded as one of the leading scientists of the 21st century ...

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Ford Motor : Sheryl Connelly

Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016, 10:41 am

Sheryl Connelly has served as Ford Motor Company's futurist for more than a decade. She is responsible for identifying global trends, exploring potential implications and cascading these insights on futuring to organizations throughout the company ...

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11 Amazon Kindle books to scoop up on Cyber Monday

Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016, 10:00 am

your e-book treasures will differ from mine. Seveneves, by Neal Stephenson ($2.99) I love Neal Stephenson. His latest novel is an epic spanning thousands of years: The human race tries to survive its own imminent destruction with teamwork, brainpower and luck.

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Gary Roshak

Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016, 8:54 am

Mr. Gary Roshak served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of PhotoRocket Inc. and currently serves as its Member of the Board of Directors. The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed by S&P Global Market Intelligence ...

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Sea Shepherd captain 'guilty' of causing suffering to dolphins

Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016, 8:45 am

Commenting on the arrest of Captain Treverton and the two crew members at the time, Sea Shepherd Founder Captain Paul Watson said: "Apparently in the Faroe Islands it is perfectly legal to kill a protected species, but it is illegal to push them back out ...

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Microsoft makes public apology for racist sexist robot

Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016, 3:37 am

"We are deeply sorry for the unintended offensive and hurtful tweets from Tay, which do not represent who we are or what we stand for, nor how we designed Tay," wrote Peter Lee, Microsoft's vice president of research. "Although we had prepared for many ...

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Virtual World Platform Blue Mars Introduces Seamless and Simultaneous Use of ...

Posted on Sun Nov 27, 2016, 2:00 am

"Applications like YouTube, Amazon, Hulu and webcasting have already changed the way that the world experiences content," said Jim Sink, Avatar Reality CEO. "By adding the interactive Flash capability to the Blue Mars platform, we are allowing developers ...

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Vernor Vinge

Posted on Sat Nov 26, 2016, 11:47 am

Vernor Steffen Vinge (pronounced VIN-jee, rhyming with 'stingy') (born February 10, 1944) is a mathematician, computer scientist and science fiction author who is best known for his Hugo award-winning novel A Fire Upon the Deep, and for his 1993 essay The ...

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Ian Weightman

Posted on Sat Nov 26, 2016, 2:10 am

Ian Weightman is the Vice President of Research & Operations ... built from the research operations of acquired companies iSuppli, Screendigest, Displaybank, IMS Research, Infonetics, Displaysearch, Solarbuzz and Part Miner. The operations are global ...

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Tim Stonehocker profiles

Posted on Thu Nov 24, 2016, 9:19 pm

Past Principal Engineer, Search Architect at SoundHound, Software Development Engineer at A9.com, Software Development Engineer at Amazon.com,... Education Stanford University Summary Experienced software engineer, system architect, and technical leader.

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Rich Barth profiles

Posted on Thu Nov 24, 2016, 11:44 am

Current Managing Director at Vantage Point Advisors, Inc. Past Director of Business Valuation Services at Boutique Investment Bank, Director, Equities at Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., Associate at... Education Ivey Business School at Western University ...

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Presentation of the Hawaii Innovation Council Report

Posted on Sun Nov 20, 2016, 5:38 pm

The Honorable Daniel Goldin, president and CEO, Intellisis Corporation; NASA administrator during three successive Presidential administrations; Katharine Ku, director, Stanford University Office of Technology Transfer; James Lally, partner emeritus ...

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Pie in the Sky?

Posted on Sun Nov 20, 2016, 5:06 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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Mbuya profiles

Posted on Sun Nov 20, 2016, 4:45 am

Current TDLSS founder at Tanzania Digital Library For Secondary School Student, Information and Communication Technology - LAB Technician at The... Past Information Technology - Head of Department at Trust St. Patrick Schools, Information and Communication ...

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New Venture Partners LLC Closes US$275 Million Fund Focused on Global Corpora...

Posted on Sat Nov 19, 2016, 10:05 pm

The investment team, led by managing partners Andrew Garman, Stephen Socolof, and Thomas Uhlman, formed an independent firm in December, 2001. With this management team in place, New Venture Partners has since thrived in developing relationships with ...

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