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Elon Musk and NASA chief get on same page, vow to complete Crew Dragon

Posted on Thu Oct 10, 2019, 4:20 pm

The NASA administrator appointed by the Trump White House, Jim Bridenstine, must know this. Which is why I was surprised when the administrator splashed cold water on Musk's big Starship reveal event ...

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Azim Premji Pays Homage To RSS Founder In RSS' Nagpur Headquarters

Posted on Tue Oct 8, 2019, 5:15 am

Azim Premji, founder of Wipro Limited, has visited the Smruti Mandir at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarters on Saturday to pay tribute to its founder Azim Premji, one of the pioneers of the ...

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

Posted on Sun Oct 6, 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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Chorus contractor UCG declines to comment on 'police matter'

Posted on Thu Oct 3, 2019, 6:29 pm

I did say this was going to happen." Chorus is expected to provide an update next week on the progress it has made improving conditions in the subcontracting industry. Chief executive Kate McKenzie ...

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

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

en bepaalde bedrijfsmiddelen van Aria Insights, Inc. heeft verworven. De voorwaarden van de overeenkomst werden niet onthuld. Aria, voorheen bekend als CyPhy Works, Inc., was pionier in de ...

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U2's Famous 360° Tour Stage Permanently Installed at Utah's Loveland Living P...

Posted on Wed Oct 2, 2019, 7:26 am

Our mission is to inspire people to explore, discover, and learn about Earth's diverse ecosystems, and we help guests understand that all of those ecosystems are interconnected as one global ecosystem ...

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Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Posted on Tue Oct 1, 2019, 5:00 pm

Decision:The EMPL Committee adopted the vote to enter into interinstitutional negotiations with 51 votes in favour, 2 against and 1 abstention (see results of the vote in Annex I). votes in favour, 0 ...

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Would Mario Mandzukic Be A Valuable Asset To Manchester United?

Posted on Mon Sep 30, 2019, 3:56 am

(Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Getty Images The Croatian would not be expected to be an undisputed starter, but more of a player who can come in and out of the team and perform when asked upon. Throughout ...

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"Fantastic Fungi" Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg

Posted on Fri Sep 27, 2019, 11:12 am

Director Louie Schwartzberg joined us to share why he made the film and what he hopes viewers learn. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists and others, we become aware of the beauty, ...

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Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike called out in Trump-Ukraine call transcript

Posted on Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:50 am

Trump expressed a belief that CrowdStrike is a company based in Ukraine and owned by "a very rich Ukrainian," according to a 2017 interview with the Associated Press. The cybersecurity company's ...

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BIAS Wins Prestigious Oracle Excellence Partner of the Year: North America an...

Posted on Wed Sep 18, 2019, 6:27 am

"BIAS has demonstrated an outstanding level of innovation in delivering proven, Oracle-based cloud solutions that solve our joint customers' most critical business challenges," said Steve Daheb, ...

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Apeel Sciences brings its super avocados to 1,100 Kroger stores

Posted on Tue Sep 17, 2019, 8:30 pm

"We build an optimized microclimate in each piece of produce," Apeel CEO James Rogers told me. A video posted in March compares the lifespans of Apeel fruits and vegetables -- including asparagus, ...

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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd takes medical leave; first-quarter revenue misses

Posted on Wed Sep 11, 2019, 9:14 pm

(Reuters) - Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd would be taking a medical leave, and the business software maker posted first-quarter revenue that missed Wall ...

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MSD Capital Buys Dell Technologies Inc

Posted on Thu Aug 15, 2019, 11:38 am

Investment company MSD Capital (Current Portfolio) buys Dell Technologies Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, MSD Capital. As of ...

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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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These sharks use unique molecules to glow green

Posted on Thu Aug 8, 2019, 8:07 am

"Studying biofluorescence in the ocean is like a constantly evolving mystery novel, with new clues being provided as we move the research forward," says David Gruber, (@luminescentlabs) a professor at ...

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

Posted on Sat Aug 3, 2019, 5:23 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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Microsoft unites with Google, Amazon, and more for healthcare interoperability

Posted on Tue Jul 30, 2019, 12:40 pm

Peter Lee, CVP of Microsoft Healthcare, commented at this occasion, noting: "This cross-industry effort is tremendously important for the future of healthcare and technology. Microsoft is heavily ...

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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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Neal Stephenson shuts down Satoshi Nakamoto speculation

Posted on Sat Jul 20, 2019, 11:09 am

Neal Stephenson, the American writer known for his works of speculative and science fiction, is not Satoshi Nakamoto, OK? Stephenson addressed the subject during an interview on the Conversations with ...

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

Posted on Sun Jun 30, 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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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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Celebrating Nanotechnology at the Hebrew University: Inaugural Dan Maydan Pri...

Posted on Tue Jun 18, 2019, 2:21 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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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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Ángel Cabrera wins official nod as Georgia Tech president

Posted on Thu Jun 13, 2019, 9:55 am

Ángel Cabrera is officially the new president of Georgia Tech. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents named Cabrera Thursday to succeed G.P. "Bud" Peterson at Georgia Tech, one week after ...

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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'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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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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Innovators of the Year: Kineta is 'decorating tumor cells' to make them easie...

Posted on Thu May 23, 2019, 2:05 pm

The challenge facing medical scientists like Shawn Iadonato is convincing the immune system they are. Iadonato is co-founder and CEO of Kineta, a Seattle-based biotech focused on the new frontier of ...

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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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Filmmaker Robert Stone adds surprising twists to Apollo story

Posted on Mon May 6, 2019, 12:44 pm

Great filmmakers find new things that draw gasps even from people who were there. Academy award-nominated filmmaker Robert Stone is one of the greats, and last weekend he screened excerpts from his ...

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Bovada weighs in on Rockets' odds vs. controversial referee during Game 2

Posted on Tue Apr 30, 2019, 12:21 pm

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) argues with referee Scott Foster during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo ...

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Researchers Worry Right Whales Could Be Harmed During Seismic Testing

Posted on Mon Apr 15, 2019, 1:19 pm

We think seismic testing is damaging not just to whales but to much of the marine ecosystem. LEMOULT: Chris Clark of Cornell University says seismic exploration is based on a very simple principle.

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Filmmaker James Redford's 'Renewable Therapy' Video Series Aims to Turn Clima...

Posted on Fri Apr 12, 2019, 6:08 am

a Bay Area based non-profit organization co-founded in 2005 by Robert Redford and his son, James, today announced that every morning, from April 15-22, 2019, the organization will post an episode a ...

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Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM)

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

Antenucci, Pamela M. Arway, Clarke H. Bailey, Kent P. Dauten, Paul F. Deninger, Monte Ford, Per-Kristian Halvorsen, William L. Meaney, Wendy J. Murdock, Walter C. Rakowich and Alfred J. Verrecchia.

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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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Nerdery Hires Joseph Tobolski as Chief Technology Officer

Posted on Wed Apr 3, 2019, 6:16 am

MINNEAPOLIS, April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Nerdery, a leading digital consultancy, today announced the addition of Joseph Tobolski to its leadership ... Tobolski spent the majority of his career ...

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"Jim Allison: Breakthrough" Accepted to Prestigious Full Frame Documentary Fi...

Posted on Mon Apr 1, 2019, 6:02 am

Founded in 2000 by Tim Disney and Bill Haney, Uncommon Productions produces documentary and feature films that inspire, enlighten, and engage. With offices on both the East and West Coast and ...

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Venture Dollars Coming With a Helping Hand

Posted on Sun Mar 31, 2019, 5:00 pm

Experts believe that such venture companies will account for five percent of ... The various SVP groups use similar basic practices, yet the tone is local, explained Paul Shoemaker, executive director ...

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Movement Toward a Poop Test for Liver Cirrhosis

Posted on Fri Mar 29, 2019, 3:09 am

MRE is a non-invasive, imaging-based biomarker for detection of cirrhosis ... K23DK090303 and 5P42ES010337), American Gastroenterological Association Foundation, T. Franklin Williams Scholarship Award ...

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OTC Markets Group Welcomes NanoXplore Inc. to OTCQX

Posted on Tue Mar 26, 2019, 4:03 am

Trading on OTCQX will allow for more transparency and liquidity to our current U.S. shareholders," said Soroush Nazarpour, CEO and Founder of NanoXplore. "As a leader in graphene technology, ...

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