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Elon Musk to test massive fuel tank for Mars colonization

Posted on Mon Oct 24, 2016, 11:25 am

Elon Musk is moving forward with his plan to build a metropolis on Mars in the coming decades. The SpaceX CEO and founder followed up his magnum opus presentation from last month by taking questions in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session Sunday during which ...

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Get Insights from Duo at the Inaugural O'Reilly Security Conference

Posted on Mon Oct 24, 2016, 6:50 am

Featuring keynote speakers like Cory Doctorow (Co-Editor, Boing Boing; former Director of European Affairs, Electronic Frontier Foundation) and Heather Adkins (Vice President of Security & Privacy Engineering, Google), the conference takes place October 30 ...

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mPedigree's Bright Simons picks CNBC AABLA award

Posted on Fri Oct 21, 2016, 8:27 am

Bright Simons, President of mPedigree Network has picked the Innovator of the Year Award (West Africa) in the CNBC All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) 2016. The Ghanaian innovator beat fellow nominee Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola, CEO of Wecyclers, to the ...

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Two meetings set up Wipro-Appirio deal

Posted on Thu Oct 20, 2016, 8:16 pm

Finally, Barbin spent a week in Benga luru where he met Azim Premji -who `knew the Appirio team by name, was fully engaged, incredibly humble and fully transparent.' Barbin added that going into the meetings with Wipro he was skeptical of its team and ...

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The Three Horsemen of the Coming Network Revolution

Posted on Thu Oct 20, 2016, 5:15 am

Thanks to an animated and robust dinner discussion, which included Mark Anderson, Ty Carlson and Michael Pfeffer ... Of course, both Google and Amazon have their own advantages, including core business strengths that don't make them dependent on cloud ...

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10 of the most bizarrely photographed architecture projects

Posted on Thu Oct 20, 2016, 1:00 am

Z4Z4 founder Rafael Beneytez was reading the Mars trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson while designing the house. German photographer Stephanie Kloss visited some of California's iconic mid-century modern homes to create this series of 1940s-inspired images.

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LeEco who? Another Chinese tech giant tries its luck in the US

Posted on Wed Oct 19, 2016, 12:28 pm

It costs $5000. "It's a really different approach than the classic race to the bottom," Rob Chandhok, chief R&D officer for LeEco North America, said in an interview on Friday. Even Chandhok wouldn't refer to LeEco as a hardware company. He called it a ...

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Michael Dell Sees 'Enormous Opportunity' in Tech

Posted on Wed Oct 19, 2016, 11:55 am

55:44 - Michael Dell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dell Technologies, explains how technology opportunities have spread throughout all aspects of business, growing out of "back room kinds of activities." He speaks with Erik Schatzker at the Dell ...

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Citations for "Infrastructure, geographical disadvantage, and transport costs...

Posted on Tue Oct 18, 2016, 6:52 pm

Overman, Henry G & Redding, Stephen J. & Venables, Anthony J, 2001. "The Economic Geography of Trade Production and Income: A Survey of Empirics," CEPR Discussion Papers 2978, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers. Andrea SALUSTRI & Michele MOSCA & Federica VIGANĂ’ ...

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Bay Area biotech gets $45M as it tackles rare anemia

Posted on Tue Oct 18, 2016, 8:45 am

True North Therapeutics, led by CEO Nancy Stagliano, said in the funding announcement, "There has been widespread excitement about TNT009 since our initial clinical data were presented, which showed that TNT009 rapidly resulted in benefit to CAD patients ...

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Heal raises $26.9M for its doctor house calls on-demand service

Posted on Tue Oct 18, 2016, 4:49 am

Tull Investment Group, one of its original investors, led the Series A. Breyer Capital, Qualcomm Executive Chairman Paul Jacobs as well as Hashtag One, March Capital Partners, and Slow Ventures also took part in the round. It follows a $5 million seed ...

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Microsoft and Amazon work with National Cancer Institute on Joe Biden's cance...

Posted on Mon Oct 17, 2016, 11:54 pm

The NCI has already began working with Dr. Leroy Hood's Institute for Systems Biology as well as the Broad Institute and Seven Bridges Genomics on these pilot programs. These new partnerships with Microsoft and Amazon directly respond to some of the data ...

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

Posted on Sun Oct 16, 2016, 10:30 pm

"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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Chasing Ice: A Film Screening and Discussion

Posted on Sun Oct 16, 2016, 12:00 am

Join us as world-renown photographer James Balog presents his Emmy awarding winning film, Chasing Ice. Following this documentary, James Balog will host a student discussion,allowing an open forum to discuss the implications of climate change and the ...

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Speaker Profiles

Posted on Sat Oct 15, 2016, 10:58 pm

Thomas was appointed DT Fellow, in recognition of outstanding technical achievements, in August 2010. As DT's first Fellow, Curran is developing the Group's program for talented engineers and software developers while driving innovation in a number of ...

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Mark Gaalswyk

Posted on Sat Oct 15, 2016, 1:28 am

Mr. Mark Gaalswyk is a Founder of Easy Energy Systems, Inc. and serves as its Chairman. Mr. Gaalswyk served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Easy Energy Systems, Inc. The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed ...

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Company Overview of Scout Holdings, Inc.

Posted on Fri Oct 14, 2016, 11:53 am

Scout Holdings, Inc. operates an online journalism community that uses science fiction and investigative reporting to cover the intersection of technology, economics, and morality. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

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Channeling Security: Quortum CEO on Insider Threats, Cisco Adds Ransomware Bu...

Posted on Fri Oct 14, 2016, 11:25 am

Trustwave researchers this week published findings on malicious files embedded in legitimate-looking .MSG file attachments; .MSG is a file format used by Microsoft Outlook and ... Spirion announced this week that Marc Davis will lead its global channel ...

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Oracle cloud services could make inroads with new IaaS, ERP apps

Posted on Fri Oct 14, 2016, 9:13 am

Company officials said the applications will only be available in Oracle SaaS products. Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd characterized the machine learning apps as tools for day-to-day work, such as the simple task of ordering business cards, but somewhat ...

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Saankhya Labs' Pruthvi family of TV Demodulators Wins 2010 TV Innovation Awar...

Posted on Thu Oct 13, 2016, 9:24 pm

"The TV Innovation Awards recognize technologies that are most likely to make a radical shift or change in the television landscape," according to Ian Weightman, President IMS Research. "With more than 140 entries received for the 2010 awards, competition ...

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Study: Wearable trackers may not provide correct heart rate data

Posted on Thu Oct 13, 2016, 1:30 pm

Emerging consumer technology trends including health and fitness trackers, 4K Ultra HD TVs and Internet-connected home devices are the "breakout stars driving the industry onward and upward," said CEA CEO Gary Shapiro. CEA reports that consumer electronics ...

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SEC Wants More Time to Decide on Winklevoss Bitcoin Fund

Posted on Thu Oct 13, 2016, 8:04 am

Will you invest in it, if/when it does? Let us know. Jon Southurst has been interested in bitcoin since reading Neal Stephenson's 'Cryptonomicon' in 2012. A long-time tech writer, he has been a regular contributor at CoinDesk and has written for ...

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Executive profiles

Posted on Thu Oct 13, 2016, 2:25 am

As senior vice president and chief software architect, Tom Malloy leads Adobe's Advanced Technology Labs, part of the company's Office of Technology. Spearheading Adobe's long-term research and development initiatives, he leads a team of computer ...

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Sustainability and Biomimicry: An Interview with Michel Wolfstirn

Posted on Wed Oct 12, 2016, 11:42 pm

What are you working on right now? I watched this Ted Talk with Janine Benyus where she talked about biomimicry. Biomimicry is sustainable innovation inspired by nature. It's a framework to solve challenges by asking how nature would solve the problem.

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Harvard Business Review ranks Nvidia boss Jen-Hsun Huang as a top 10 best-per...

Posted on Tue Oct 11, 2016, 4:15 am

One of the dominant forces in PC gaming is getting recognition as a global business powerhouse. Nvidia chief executive officer Jen-Hsun Huang is the No. 6 best-performing CEO in the world, according to the latest rankings from Harvard Business Review.

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SolarCity CEO says its next product will turn things around for the company

Posted on Mon Oct 10, 2016, 12:05 pm

SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive is confident 2017 will be the company's big year. Yet, despite criticism, Rive told Business Insider that "next year is going to be the big year for solar," because of the solar roof product the company plans to unveil October 28.

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Vernor Vinge

Posted on Sat Oct 8, 2016, 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 Diego State University (SDSU) Professor of Mathematics ...

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Industry Innovation Lunch: The Way Banks Secure Transactions Today is Fundame...

Posted on Sat Oct 8, 2016, 12:11 am

The answer to this problem is YOU. ValidSoft will explain how something as simple as your voice can make transacting feel very natural and your business far more secure.

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Climate Change Experts: "No sea ice by 2016!!"

Posted on Fri Oct 7, 2016, 5:45 pm

Scientists such as Professor Peter Wadhams, of Cambridge University and Prof Wieslaw Maslowski, of the Naval Postgraduate School in Moderey, California, have regularly forecast the loss of ice by 2016, which has been widely reported by the BBC and other ...

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The Theft of Nations

Posted on Wed Oct 5, 2016, 5:09 pm

It was hosted by Russ Daggatt, Founding General Partner, Denny Hill Capital. Anderson started by pointing out that INVNT/IP has a database of IP flows going back to 2001, originating from geotagged data points logging publicly disclosed thefts.

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