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Wait, How Do You Pronounce Kiev?

Posted on Thu Nov 14, 2019, 9:19 am

(Mr. Kent, a senior State Department official in charge of Ukraine policy, used a pronunciation closer to the Ukrainian version.) In June, the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington announced that the United ...

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Elon Musk updates the ending of Carl Sagan's Pale Blue Dot

Posted on Wed Nov 13, 2019, 8:05 pm

Musk reads Carl Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot." There's plenty of reasons to be skeptical of Elon Musk's grand vision of making humans a "multi-planetary species" by first building a metropolis on Mars, but ...

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Dell Tech Summit: Autonomous infrastructure, as-a-service models, and societa...

Posted on Tue Nov 12, 2019, 6:20 am

Dell announced two new services--Dell EMC PowerOne and Dell Technologies on Demand--during the opening keynote at the Dell Technologies Summit on Tuesday. Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell ...

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Lesbians of 1916 are the Rising's 'hidden history'

Posted on Sat Nov 9, 2019, 4:00 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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GeekWire Events

Posted on Wed Nov 6, 2019, 4:00 pm

From left to right: Amy Bohutinsky of TCV; Hope Cochran of Madrona and Dana Settle of Greycroft ... several fascinating life experiences shared by Seattle startup veteran T.A. McCann at The Playbook, ...

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Mushroom beer for Fantastic Fungi film screening in Windsor

Posted on Tue Nov 5, 2019, 4:29 pm

The documentary with time-lapse photography is directed by Louie Schwartzberg and is billed as taking viewers on an immersive journey ... to our survival and will make people ponder their own ...

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Vernor Vinge

Posted on Tue Nov 5, 2019, 4:00 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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InterDigital Inc.

Posted on Fri Nov 1, 2019, 6:10 am

Stocks: Real-time U.S. stock quotes reflect trades reported through Nasdaq only; comprehensive quotes and volume reflect trading in all markets and are delayed at least 15 minutes. International stock ...

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Chorus Ltd. ADR

Posted on Tue Oct 29, 2019, 4:36 am

Stocks: Real-time U.S. stock quotes reflect trades reported through Nasdaq only; comprehensive quotes and volume reflect trading in all markets and are delayed at least 15 minutes. International stock ...

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CSRHub Metrics Included in Harvard Business Review Top CEO's List 2019

Posted on Wed Oct 23, 2019, 8:38 am

"The incorporation of 30% ESG data signals a growing shift of perception in what matters to be the best," said Cynthia Figge, CEO and Cofounder of CSRHub. "We are honored to have CSRHub's ESG ...

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Green VC Up, IPOs Hurting in Q3: Cleantech Group

Posted on Thu Oct 17, 2019, 11:00 am

Policy & regulation are aligning with renewables cost declines to make projects more profitable and portfolios more sustainable. Batteries are helping to optimize the power grid and opening up new ...

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Hand Hygiene Technology Startup Hyginex Receives Investment from Persistent S...

Posted on Thu Oct 3, 2019, 5:00 pm

"Hyginex's unique approach based on innovative wearable technology protects patients in hospitals and improves global healthcare," says Dr. Sridhar Jagannathan, chief innovation officer for Persistent ...

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FLIR neemt Tethered Drone-activa en -technologie over van Aria Insights

Posted on Wed Oct 2, 2019, 8:12 am

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) kondigde aan dat het de intellectuele eigendom (IP) en bepaalde bedrijfsmiddelen van Aria Insights ... opgericht door medeoprichter van iRobot ...

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Why Trump asked Ukraine's president about 'CrowdStrike'

Posted on Sat Sep 28, 2019, 4:57 pm

THE UKRAINIAN CONNECTION One version of the conspiracy theory holds that CrowdStrike is owned by a wealthy Ukrainian. In fact, company co-founder Dmitri Alperovitch is a Russian-born U.S. citizen who ...

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HighJump Wins Oracle Excellence Award for Partner of the Year - Global Cloud ...

Posted on Thu Sep 19, 2019, 2:22 pm

"HighJump has demonstrated an outstanding level of innovation in delivering proven, Oracle-based cloud solutions for supply chain that solve our joint customers' most critical business challenges," ...

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Kroger First to Take Apeel Produce Coast-to-Coast

Posted on Wed Sep 18, 2019, 3:33 am

"Kroger is leading the way to alleviate the food waste crisis at every level, from its supply chain to its retail stores to the homes of over 11 million customers who shop at Kroger every day," said ...

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ray ozzie - News, Features, and Slideshows

Posted on Thu Sep 12, 2019, 5:00 pm

Hewlett-Packard's board of directors has received a major infusion of software know-how, with the addition of former Microsoft chief software architect Ray Ozzie . Ray Ozzie -- the creator of Lotus ...

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NFL SEASON PREVIEW: 10 things you need to know

Posted on Tue Sep 3, 2019, 9:46 am

Satellite and cable options cost even more in 2019. For instance, Bell (satellite), Shaw (cable) and Rogers (cable) are charging about $200 each for the four-month regular-season service. Only DAZN ...

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Trend Micro Nurtures Global Cybersecurity Talent Development

Posted on Tue Sep 3, 2019, 1:10 am

The Trend Micro CTF 2019 -- Raimund Genes Cup invites teams from around the world to test their skills in today's most critical areas of security risk. This cornerstone event is one of many ways Trend ...

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Neal Stephenson Wants To Tell Big Stories

Posted on Thu Aug 22, 2019, 10:00 pm

Neal Stephenson is the author of some of the most prescient and beloved science fiction of the last 30 years, including Snow Crash, The Diamond Age, Cryptonomicon, and Seveneves. His fiction deals ...

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An investor trying to bridge the gap between tech and D.C. has some advice fo...

Posted on Mon Aug 19, 2019, 5:00 pm

Founder Yanev Suissa says Trump's goals to improve procurement ... The firm now has $60 million under management, Suissa told CNBC, and is investing in early stage, enterprise tech companies. Suissa ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Blasts Marketing 'Selling the Idea That Real Men Eat Me...

Posted on Wed Aug 14, 2019, 8:07 am

The seven-time Mr. Olympia and former bodybuilder appears in The Game Changers, a documentary from Oscar-winners Louie Psihoyos and James Cameron about the rise of the plant-based food industry in ...

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D.A. Pennebaker, Master Director of Documentaries, Dies at 94

Posted on Sat Aug 3, 2019, 6:00 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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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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In last AGM as chairman, Azim Premji quotes Mahatma Gandhi

Posted on Wed Jul 17, 2019, 2:56 am

BENGALURU: In his final annual general meeting (AGM) as chairman and managing director of Wipro, Azim Premji said he has always believed in Mahatma Gandhi's dictum that we must remain 'trustees' of ...

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10 Industries And Services That Will Be Improved By 'Smart City' Technology

Posted on Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:18 am

Vaclav Vincalek, Pacific Coast Information Systems (PCIS) Ltd. 4. Urban Planning Citizens will start demanding features and functions that will impact urban and real estate planners the most.

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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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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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Celebrating Nanotechnology at the Hebrew University: Inaugural Dan Maydan Pri...

Posted on Tue Jun 18, 2019, 2:28 am

Prof Yi Cui is being recognized for exceptionally innovative contributions to a broad area of nanomaterials for renewable energy and environment. Particularly, he is credited for starting the research ...

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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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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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State picks next president of Georgia Tech

Posted on Thu Jun 6, 2019, 11:05 am

The leader of George Mason University is set to become the next president of Georgia Tech. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on Thursday named Ángel Cabrera as the sole finalist ...

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CNBC Chooses Veritas Genetics for the Second Consecutive Year for Its 2019 Di...

Posted on Wed Jun 5, 2019, 2:01 am

The company was co-founded in 2014 by George Church, a pioneer of modern genetics who participated in the Human Genome Project, the first initiative to map all genes in the human genome. According to ...

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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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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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How iRobot used data science, cloud, and DevOps to design its next-gen smart ...

Posted on Tue May 28, 2019, 5:00 pm

For iRobot CEO Colin Angle, the launch of these new robots is the first product cycle that represents iRobot 2.0. That includes a new design language, a common software platform, and the plan that the ...

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Ukraine ex-president accused of taking key servers with him

Posted on Mon May 27, 2019, 5:00 pm

Ukraine's State Bureau of Investigations said on Wednesday ... "It just happened that there was no money in the country to build a normal situation room," Dmytro Shymkiv, former deputy chief of staff ...

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Olis Robotics Wins U.S. Air Force Funding to Explore Viability of Repairing a...

Posted on Tue May 21, 2019, 2:09 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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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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Public Records for the week of May 13

Posted on Tue May 14, 2019, 8:46 pm

X-Stream Wash renewed its lease of 1,250 square feet of warehouse space at Jefferson North Industrial Park, Newport News. Michael Shapiro represented the landlord. Ricardo Reyes renewed his lease of 2 ...

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Dr. Dave Campbell on women, addiction and the opioid crisis

Posted on Tue May 14, 2019, 1:03 pm

MSNBC medical contributor Dr. Dave Campbell joined Mike Brzezinski to share startling new statistics on how women are disproportionately affected by the opioid crisis.

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California Governor Announces X Prize For Wildfire Security

Posted on Fri May 10, 2019, 11:50 am

On stage with Newsom was X Prize's Peter Diamandis, who says that the project seeks to explore whether there is a "new way" detect wildfires before they happen and reduce their spread when they occure ...

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Venice Biennale preview week

Posted on Mon May 6, 2019, 5:00 pm

On the occasion of its inaugural exhibition, Ocean Space will host Joan Jonas in her captivating performance Moving Off the Land, David Gruber and Olafur Eliasson will be in conversation, and Dark ...

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CoreBiome Announces Leading Microbiome Researcher Rob Knight as Scientific Ad...

Posted on Wed Apr 24, 2019, 5:00 pm

CoreBiome, a microbiome discovery services provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR), announced today that Rob Knight, Professor and Director of the Center for ...

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Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM)

Posted on Thu Apr 11, 2019, 10:27 am

The Board currently consists of twelve (12) directors. Each director is currently serving a one-year term, and the term of each director will expire at the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, each ...

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RedSeal Receives Equity Investment from STG Partners

Posted on Wed Apr 10, 2019, 9:27 am

The company intends to use the funds to accelerate its growth. Led by Ray Rothrock, chairman and CEO, RedSeal provides a cyber risk modeling platform for hybrid environments that helps validate an ...

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10 things predicted to happen before the pay gap closes

Posted on Wed Apr 10, 2019, 8:55 am

Futurist Glen Hiemstra, an innovation expert and founder of Futurist.com, tells CNBC Make It that in 200 years, we should expect a largely robotic workforce, driverless air taxis and the spread of ...

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BenQ EL2870U 28-Inch 4k HDR Gaming Monitor Review

Posted on Tue Apr 9, 2019, 2:26 pm

With support for DisplayPort input, AMD FreeSync, and FreeSync 2, the monitor will ensure no dropped frames and a crisp picture at even the fastest motion. On top of that, the 1ms response time keeps ...

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Kenneth Goldman, Hillspire

Posted on Mon Apr 8, 2019, 6:25 am

Ken Goldman is the current president of Hillspire, a family office responsible for financial and administrative functions, along with real estate, aviation and maritime activities. Goldman is the ...

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Dave Chen Moving to Venture Partner

Posted on Fri Apr 5, 2019, 5:00 pm

The OVP team includes investing partners Chad Waite, Lucinda Stewart, Mark Ashida, Rick LeFaivre and Carl Weissman in Seattle and Gerry Langeler, John Hull and Dave Chen in Portland. Chad Waite serves ...

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