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Elon Musk Answers the Tough Questions

Posted on Tue Dec 11, 2018, 12:15 pm

This post originally appeared in Money Stuff. Are Tesla Inc. and Elon Musk complying with the terms of their settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission? No, the answer is no, not at all, b...

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Shareholders approve Dell's return to the public markets

Posted on Tue Dec 11, 2018, 5:51 am

With this vote, we are simplifying Dell Technologies' capital structure and aligning the interests of our investors," Michael Dell said in a statement. The founder, chairman and CEO of Dell Technologi...

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Historian traces censorship of radical ideas across centuries

Posted on Thu Dec 6, 2018, 12:57 pm

This fall, Palmer partnered with Prof. Adrian Johns and fellow author Cory Doctorow to host a series of dialogues designed to tackle how censorship and technology have influenced the dissemination of ...

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Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Posted on Thu Dec 6, 2018, 6:55 am

All the languages were available, with the exception of Maltese and Croatian. 3. Report on ongoing interinstitutional negotiations The rapporteur, David Casa (EPP) reported back from the 4th trilogue ...

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The Leading Edge Of Air-Cooled Servers Leads To The Edge

Posted on Tue Dec 4, 2018, 1:57 pm

Would you question their sanity? We met David Binger, the chief technology officer at Forced Physics, and Terri Frits, vice president of sales and marketing at the company at the recent Colo+Cloud con...

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Initial Data from Shire Collaboration Identifies Key Biomarkers That Affect B...

Posted on Sun Dec 2, 2018, 10:37 am

a partnership that will positively impact treatment for patients of hemophilia around the world," said Professor Mark Ferguson, Director General of Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Advi...

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Dr. Michael Kurisu

Posted on Thu Nov 29, 2018, 4:00 pm

Dr. Michael Kurisu is a family medicine doctor in San Diego, California and is affiliated with UC San Diego Health-Jacobs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Touro University Californi...

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Venafi Raises $100M in Funding from TCV

Posted on Thu Nov 29, 2018, 5:45 am

Led by Jeff Hudson, CEO, Venafi is a cybersecurity company that secures and protects the cryptographic keys & digital certificates organizations depend on for secure communications. The company protec...

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Rotimatic Selected by Amazon Web Services to Appear in a Series About the Wor...

Posted on Wed Nov 28, 2018, 10:43 pm

Zimplistic co-founders Rishi Israni and Pranoti Nagarkar Israni announced today that the company will be featured in "Now Go Build with Werner Vogels," an Amazon Web Services (AWS) video series ...

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uBiome Appoints Dr. Wendy Garrett, MD, PhD, Gastrointestinal Immunologist and...

Posted on Wed Nov 28, 2018, 4:00 pm

"Dr. Garrett's objective to understand the interaction between the microbiota, chronic inflammation, and cancer has important implications for the accepted understanding of health and wellbeing," Dr. ...

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First Light Biosciences Develops Rapid Test for C. Difficile Toxin B. in Stoo...

Posted on Wed Nov 28, 2018, 11:16 am

First Light Biosciences is developing and preparing to commercialize, innovative diagnostic products for rapid, sensitive and cost-saving detection of life-threatening infections, and for combating th...

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Wipro Chairman Azim Premji conferred highest French civilian honour

Posted on Wed Nov 28, 2018, 5:10 am

Indian business tycoon and philanthropist Azim Premji was bestowed with the highest French civilian distinction Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) in Bengaluru on Novemb...

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Logitech, Plantronics deny acquisition plans

Posted on Mon Nov 26, 2018, 2:09 am

Our combined organization of Plantronics and Polycom is working tirelessly to help our customers communicate, work, and play, wherever they are, claimed Joe Burton, president and chief executive ...

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Thanksgiving and Giving Thanks: In memory of Ben White

Posted on Thu Nov 22, 2018, 5:19 pm

Life is, after all, everything. Janet Thomas has lived on San Juan Island for 27 years. She is the San Juan Islands Coordinator for Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance and was the Superintendent of San Jua...

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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Thu Nov 22, 2018, 4:00 pm

Mr. Robert C. Hagerty is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Plantronics, Inc. Mr. Hagerty previously served as CEO of iControl Networks, Inc., a software and services company for the broadband ho...

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Australia harpooned its last whale 40 years ago today

Posted on Mon Nov 19, 2018, 2:36 pm

The last whale, a female sperm whale ... and financed by Frenchman Jean Paul Gouin, sometimes known by his nickname, the Phantom. "I'm proud of all of our efforts to help the whales and I truly believ...

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Robert Redford writing memoir

Posted on Mon Nov 19, 2018, 8:13 am

As well as baby Scott, Redford and his first wife Lola van Wagenen - who he divorced in 1985 - had three other children Shauna, David James, known as 'Jamie" and Amy. His life as a parent continued to ...

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In transport wars, it's Hyperloop vs Hyperloop

Posted on Sun Nov 18, 2018, 4:00 pm

"We are the first ones that took the Elon Musk project in 2013 and transformed it into something real," Bibop Gresta, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) COO told CNBC in a recent interview. " ...

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Google and China: The Analysis Continues

Posted on Thu Nov 15, 2018, 4:00 pm

Fresh Air contributor Dave Davies interviews Joseph Menn, a journalist who has been investigating hacker collectives and daily lives of hackers (chronicled in his new book, Fatal System Error), and Ba...

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Dr. Daniel Kapp

Posted on Thu Nov 15, 2018, 4:00 pm

Dr. Daniel Kapp is a radiation oncologist in Stanford, California and is affiliated with Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medic...

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Ammper Energia (Ammper) Selects PCI to Provide End-to-End Market Participatio...

Posted on Sun Nov 11, 2018, 11:30 am

Founded in 1992 by Dr. Fred Lee, PCI continues to refine and develop new software solutions that meet the ever-evolving needs of its clients, which include investor-owned, municipal and cooperative ut...

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U.S. to part with contractor CGI for Obamacare website

Posted on Sat Nov 10, 2018, 4:00 pm

(Reuters) - The U.S. government will part ways next month with contractor CGI Federal over the troubled ... for the Project on Government Oversight. But Peter Neupert, an operating partner with Health ...

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What We Need to Know Before Landing Astronauts on Mars

Posted on Sat Nov 10, 2018, 4:00 pm

It is the output from an independent virtual panel of researchers sponsored by Ceres Robotics of Montara, California. The exercise had neither encouragement nor approval from SpaceX nor NASA. The init...

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Investors, Tenants Seek More Sustainable Locations

Posted on Wed Nov 7, 2018, 4:00 pm

"We were struck again this year by the contrast in some companies (and U.S. states) between companies that are already in a locale and those who are choosing to site a new facility there," says Cynthi...

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Paul Sonderegger

Posted on Sun Nov 4, 2018, 4:00 pm

Paul Sonderegger is Endeca's chief strategist. Before joining Endeca, Sonderegger was an analyst at Forrester Research for six years. His research focused on experience design and search technology. S...

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To the Moon? Ethereum Startup ConsenSys Acquires Asteroid Mining Company

Posted on Wed Oct 31, 2018, 2:23 pm

New York-based blockchain software technology startup and Ethereum development studio ConsenSys has acquired asteroid mining company Planetary Resources ... Planetary Resources President and CEO Chris ...

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Power Assure Appoints New Members to Its Board of Advisors

Posted on Tue Oct 30, 2018, 8:45 am

Tweet this: @PowerAssure #DCIM appoints new members to Board of Advisors http://bit.ly/IxIxFE "We are extremely pleased and fortunate to add Paul and Ashley to our accomplished board of advisors," sai...

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iRobot Corporation (IRBT) CEO Colin Angle on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call ...

Posted on Wed Oct 24, 2018, 9:50 am

iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) Q3 2018 Results Earnings Conference Call October 24, 2018 8:30 AM ET Executives Elise Caffrey - Investor Relations Colin Angle - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Ali...

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Some foresee drones watching over state's wine grapes

Posted on Thu Oct 11, 2018, 7:32 am

Other speakers include Ryan Jenson, chief executive of HoneyComb Corp., a fledgling Portland company that has developed a drone intended for agriculture. About the forum: from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. D...

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Neal Stephenson makes comics debut with Cimarronin

Posted on Tue Sep 25, 2018, 8:17 pm

Neal Stephenson has made his comics debut with Cimarronin: A Samurai in New Spain. The award-winning novelist's new series has been released by Amazon's Jet City Comics. Charles C Mann, Mark Teppo and ...

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Oracle Corporation (ORCL) CEO Safra Catz And Mark Hurd On Q1 2019 Results - E...

Posted on Mon Sep 17, 2018, 7:07 pm

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Q1 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call September 17, 2018 5:00 PM ET Executives Ken Bond - SVP Larry Ellison - Chairman and CTO Safra Catz - CEO Mark Hurd - CEO Analys...

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Reverse Engineering: Satellites Designed Around Scientific Instruments

Posted on Mon Sep 10, 2018, 5:00 pm

"Everybody's focused on building buses, but who cares about that?" said NovaWurks founder Talbot Jaeger. "How do you make the payloads and the data services better?" [Satellite Quiz: How Well Do You K...

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New film 'The Human Element' premieres in Portland

Posted on Sun Sep 9, 2018, 3:19 am

The event takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. Directed by Matthew Testa and featuring the work of writer/photographer James Balog, "The Human Element" explores how environmental change is affec...

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Foundry service aids silicon photonic chips

Posted on Sun Sep 9, 2018, 1:11 am

Each run could accommodate 30 to 40 users. Leveraging CMOS fabs OpSIS Director Michael Hochberg says that silicon photonic devices can be built using commercial CMOS chip fabrication facilities if aca...

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Executives From Seven Public Companies Elected To EvoNexus Board Of Directors

Posted on Mon Aug 27, 2018, 4:24 pm

Adam Trenkle has been with ANSYS for 11 years and is responsible for over 10% of the company's global revenue. Henry Tirri, CTO, InterDigital (IDCC) was elected to the EvoNexus Board of Directors. Adv...

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Lean, mean bus provider Flixmobility paints the US green

Posted on Sun Aug 26, 2018, 11:11 pm

This article originally appeared in WirtschaftsWoche, and was written by Karin Finkenzeller, Matthias Hohensee and Christian Schlesiger. Allison Williams adapted the story into English for Handelsblat...

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Startup Proposes Using Stem Cells From Placentas for Regenerative Medicine

Posted on Tue Aug 21, 2018, 5:28 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 ...

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NXT-ID Inc. (NXTD) CEO Gino Pereira on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transc...

Posted on Wed Aug 15, 2018, 7:10 pm

NXT-ID Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call August 15, 2018 4:10 PM ET Executives Gino Pereira - President and CEO Vincent Miceli - Vice President and CFO Michael Orlando - President, F...

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In-Game Mobile Ad Engagement More than 3x Other Mobile AppsHigh Click-Through...

Posted on Thu Jul 12, 2018, 5:42 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 glob...

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Online Services Corporation Selects Melbourne as Headquarters for Cloud-Based...

Posted on Fri Jun 29, 2018, 3:00 pm

For business inquiries regarding Victoria's ICT industry, contact Victor Perton, Commissioner to the Americas, State Government of Victoria, Australia (415.856.0552 ext. 103, [email protected]). Found...

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Krzanich Leaves Intel with Many Questions (and a Few Answers)

Posted on Fri Jun 22, 2018, 10:26 am

former president Renee James who resigned in 2015 to set up her own company in competition with Intel, Justin Rattner, Dadi Perlmutter and Kirk Skaugen. But he also brought in Robert Swan as CFO, who ...

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Rohan Hastie Named as Metabolon CEO Following the Retirement of Its Co-Founde...

Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2018, 6:05 am

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metabolon, Inc., the global leader in metabolomics, today announced that John Ryals, PhD, has retired as its president and chief executi...

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Lithium Werks and Exro Technologies team up on battery efficiency

Posted on Fri Jun 8, 2018, 2:20 pm

"We will combine our technologies to develop flexible battery voltage input and output solutions for applications ranging from large-scale energy storage for the grid to everyday consumer goods," said ...

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DAVID PAUL GRUBER SR.

Posted on Wed Jun 6, 2018, 3:11 pm

GRUBER, David Paul Sr. age 76, died on Tuesday, May 29 as a result of complications from Alzheimer's Disease at HarborChase, a Memory Care community in Vero Beach, Florida. He was born December 1, 194...

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RBR Commended for Participation in GirlsGoCyberStart Competition

Posted on Fri Jun 1, 2018, 1:33 pm

The SANS institute is a private organization founded in 1989 that specializes in information security, cybersecurity training and certification.) On May 4, Michael Geraghty, the Director of NJCICC (Ne...

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Leaked memos reveal the deep divisions within Google over Pentagon contract

Posted on Thu May 31, 2018, 9:37 am

Google has hosted a series of debates between Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene, TCP co-inventor Vint Cerf (a former defense contractor who serves a Google's Chief Internet Evangelist) and Meredith Whitta...

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Kamran Elahian

Posted on Sun May 13, 2018, 5:00 pm

1n 1999 Kamran Elahian co-founded Actelis Networks (failed), Greenfiled Networks (acquired by Cisco), Global Catalyst Partners, Cahoots and Kangaroonet.In 1997 he founded Centillium communications (IP...

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George Mason University Let Fossil Fuel Billionaires Help Choose Which Profes...

Posted on Mon Apr 30, 2018, 2:03 pm

A student-led lawsuit revealed that the Charles Koch Foundation had a hand in the hiring and firing of George Mason University professors, the Washington Post reports. University president Angel Cabre...

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Fake news and misinformation: Why teaching critical thinking is crucial for d...

Posted on Mon Apr 23, 2018, 2:44 pm

Learn more about Jevin and his work here. The series will culminate at 5 p.m., Monday, April 30, in the HUB Lyceum, with Berit Anderson, CEO and editor-in-chief of Scout.ai, a media company covering t...

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Anti-slavery hotline uncovers 5,000 victims in first year in Britain

Posted on Mon Apr 16, 2018, 7:07 pm

"Our actions are directly supporting people out of exploitation and we must continue to provide a service that puts the victims at the heart of what we do," Andrew Wallis, the founder and chief execut...

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