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Elon Musk asked Sierra Club chief to help defend him on Twitter

Posted on Thu Jul 19, 2018, 6:04 am

When Elon Musk made donations to Republicans, disapproval flooded in on Twitter. So he turned to the head of environmental group Sierra Club for help. Musk called Sierra Club executive director Michae...

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China to host Hyperloop TT test centre

Posted on Thu Jul 19, 2018, 4:36 am

"China leads the world in the amount of high-speed rail constructed by far, and now they are looking for a more efficient high speed solution in hyperloop," HyperloopTT chairman Bibop Gresta told AFP. ...

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Plantronics CEO wants to create a multibillion-dollar business communications...

Posted on Mon Jul 16, 2018, 10:06 am

Plantronics generated $209 million. In an interview with the Silicon Valley Business Journal, Plantronics CEO Joe Burton, who took the helm in 2016, said he believes the acquisition will create a form...

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Icelandic whalers accused of killing rare blue whale

Posted on Thu Jul 12, 2018, 5:24 am

Iceland's whaling is rogue and archaic and should command diplomatic criticism at the highest levels." Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson, who has spent over a half a century defending whales, appealed ...

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AWS Broke the Internet Again or, Better, a Typo | @CloudExpo #AI #ML #DL

Posted on Mon Jul 9, 2018, 1:08 pm

According to SimilarTech only Amazon S3 is already used by 152,123 websites and 124,577 unique domains. However, following the philosophy of "Everything fails all the time (Werner Vogels, CTO Amazon.c...

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Lakers' unconventional post-LeBron deals all part of Magic's plan

Posted on Fri Jul 6, 2018, 5:31 pm

Lance Stephenson, agreed to become his teammate. Then came a deal with JaVale McGee, who'd been reimagined as a rim-protecting alley-ooper with the Golden State Warriors after spending much of his car...

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3 ETFs with the Largest Dell Holdings

Posted on Fri Jul 6, 2018, 12:30 pm

Dell is simplifying its capital structure to make it more desirable to indexes and ETFs." Dell went private back in 2013 by Michael Dell and buyout partner Silver Lake in a deal worth $24.9 billion. I...

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Mon Jun 25, 2018, 8:45 am

Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer of IBiS Networks joins us on Sunrise. For more information click HERE. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax ...

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Orig3n Founders Named Finalists for Ernest and Young Entrepreneur Of The Year...

Posted on Thu Jun 21, 2018, 5:00 pm

BOSTON, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Orig3n, a Boston-based biotech company pioneering the future of health through genetics and regenerative medicine, today announced that its co-founders, Robin Y. ...

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UBiome Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

Posted on Thu Jun 21, 2018, 7:01 am

The full list of technology pioneers can be found here. Following its selection as Technology Pioneer, uBiome CEO and co-founder, Dr. Jessica Richman, PhD, will be participating in the World Economic ...

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Start-up that uses polymer science to make avocados last longer just scored a...

Posted on Tue Jun 19, 2018, 1:41 pm

As a PhD candidate in materials science at UC Santa Barbara, James Rogers used to think a lot about food waste ... Instead, Rogers founded Apeel Sciences, a 2018 CNBC Disruptor , backed by Andreessen ...

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

Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2018, 6:01 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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Tamedia : CEO Axel Konjack is leaving homegate.ch

Posted on Thu May 24, 2018, 5:00 am

Zurich, 24 May 2018 - The present CEO of homegate.ch, Axel Konjack, is handing over the management of the leading Swiss property platform in October and will be moving to Ringier as COO International ...

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AMD lines up new processors for enterprise users

Posted on Tue May 15, 2018, 8:25 pm

India was the largest contributor to AMD's commercial business. AMD Director (Workstation Graphics, Professional Graphics and Compute Accelerators Business Unit) Nick Pandher said enterprises across s...

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George Mason economics department admits it sold hiring control to anonymous,...

Posted on Tue May 1, 2018, 8:51 am

George Mason University has long defended its willingness to take ... But now the university president, Angel Cabrera, says that he has discovered that since at least 2003, the university's developmen...

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CleanChoice Energy Announces 42.5 Megawatts of Community Solar i - WBOC-TV 16...

Posted on Mon Apr 30, 2018, 5:00 pm

The state is the national leader for community solar and these new farms mean thousands of more Minnesotans can support local clean energy while saving money on their utility bills," said Tom Matzzie, ...

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X Prize Is Relaunching a Private Moon Race Without Google (or a Prize)

Posted on Wed Apr 4, 2018, 5:00 pm

While that competition is now over, there are at least five teams with launch contracts that hope to land on the lunar surface in the next two years," Peter Diamandis, X Prize founder and executive ch...

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The hybrid trap

Posted on Thu Mar 29, 2018, 6:11 am

The electric car Suarez pointed out that it was General Motors that ... Gibson even told documentary filmmaker Chris Paine that the first time he drove his EV1 he "felt like Batman." "The car was fast ...

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CEA to Co-Locate CEO Summit at Inaugural CES Asia

Posted on Fri Mar 23, 2018, 5:00 pm

We are bringing this elite group of technology executives to CES Asia to highlight the ever-increasing business opportunities in the thriving Asian marketplace," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, ...

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Qualcomm's ex-CEO is leaving its board as he tries to take the company privat...

Posted on Sat Mar 17, 2018, 3:45 am

Qualcomm Inc. said director Paul Jacobs, the San Diego chipmaker's former chief executive and son of its founder, is leaving its board after he decided to explore an acquisition of the company. "The b...

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Visual Studio Code Added to Anaconda Python Distro for Data Scientists

Posted on Fri Feb 16, 2018, 2:03 pm

Anaconda, originally Continuum Analytics, is an Austin ... to identify potential errors in an integrated development environment like Visual Studio. Mathew Lodge, senior vice president of products at ...

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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd Says Corporate IT Spending Set to Jump

Posted on Mon Feb 12, 2018, 11:20 am

Oracle Corp. co-CEO Mark Hurd said Monday that he expects enterprise IT spending to grow. Pictured: Mr. Hurd speaks at the Wall Street Journal D.Live event in Laguna Beach, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017. Phot...

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Fairpointe adds to shareholder demands over Nuance CEO plan

Posted on Mon Jan 8, 2018, 12:49 pm

Nuance, whose voice recognition technology helped launch Apple Inc's voice assistant Siri, is seeking a successor to chief executive Paul Ricci, who announced in November 2016 that he would retire in ...

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Microsoft, Adaptive Biotechnologies Work on AI-Enabled Immunology

Posted on Thu Jan 4, 2018, 4:12 pm

said Peter Lee, corporate vice president of Microsoft AI and Research, in a Jan. 4 announcement. "This universal map of the immune system will enable earlier and more accurate diagnosis of disease and ...

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Google VP vows 'vigilance' after US net neutrality rollback

Posted on Thu Dec 21, 2017, 11:23 am

Google's vice president Vint Cerf voiced concern Thursday about a US move to roll back "net neutrality" rules for internet access, and vowed to be on the lookout for any "serious side effects". Cerf, ...

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Exro Collaborates with Fortune 50 Company to Integrate Its DPM Technology for...

Posted on Tue Dec 19, 2017, 4:00 pm

Exro CEO Mark Godsy stated: "We are delighted to have an opportunity to ... About Exro: Exro Technologies offers the potential to accelerate the transition to clean energy by improving the efficiency ...

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NanoXplore Inc. Finalizes Acquisition of CEBO Injections SA

Posted on Tue Dec 5, 2017, 4:00 pm

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2017) - NanoXplore Inc. ("NanoXplore") (TSX VENTURE:GRA), a world leading graphene company, announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of CEBO Inject...

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The Xerox Alto Struts Its Stuff on Its 40th Birthday

Posted on Wed Nov 15, 2017, 11:30 pm

The Xerox Alto, widely recognized as the first ... During the demo of the Bravo word processing program, Tom Malloy, retired now but most recently senior vice president and chief software architect at ...

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AT&T : Cutting-Edge Business Performance Metrics Revealed at Sustainable Bran...

Posted on Mon Nov 13, 2017, 9:21 am

Members of the Sustainable Brands® community gather in Philadelphia to kick off the 7 th annual New Metrics conference. More than 300 global senior executives are convening today through Nov 15th to u...

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Deloitte Survey: Cognitive Adoption in the Enterprise is Resulting in Economi...

Posted on Sun Nov 12, 2017, 4:00 pm

"Cognitive technologies are still maturing, but our study shows that early adopters are experiencing benefits, especially those that have jumped in with both feet," said Jeff Loucks, executive directo...

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PhilStockWorld Interviews David Brin - The Futurist

Posted on Sun Nov 5, 2017, 1:40 pm

Our guest David Brin is an astrophysicist, technology consultant, and best-selling author who speaks, writes, and advises on a range of topics including national defense, creativity, and space explora...

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UPDATE: Haydale Shares Dive As Loss Annual Widens, Raises Funds (ALLISS)

Posted on Mon Oct 9, 2017, 5:00 pm

Non-executive Chairman David Banks subscribed for 41,667 shares, and Chief Executive Officer Ray Gibbs and Finance Director Matt Wood subscribed for 8,333 each. This left them with 41,667, 494,686, an...

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Naledi: One Little Elephant

Posted on Wed Oct 4, 2017, 5:00 am

How the dedicated caretakers rallied to adopt the baby elephant, save her life, and reintroduce her to the herd that had forgotten her, is the focus of Naledi: One Little Elephant, A Nature Special Pr...

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Ayer OKs tax incentive for American Superconductor

Posted on Wed Sep 27, 2017, 1:53 am

AYER -- The old Cains Building in Ayer will soon be home to American Superconductor after Special Town Meeting ... they owe the town back 25 percent of the taxes saved. AMSC CEO Daniel McGahn also spo...

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Wipro Chairman Premji Leads Growth Investment In Apttus

Posted on Wed Sep 13, 2017, 11:00 pm

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji has led a $55 million investment is fast-growing Apttus through his Premji Invest firm. Apttus has developed a quote-to-cash software system for enterprises of all sizes. Pr...

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Smaato Expands Executive Team, Naming Accomplished Digital Marketing Pioneer ...

Posted on Mon Sep 11, 2017, 5:00 pm

... announced that former PubliGroupe CEO and Ex-BVDW President Arndt Groth will join Smaato as President, effective September 12, 2017. Reporting to Ragnar Kruse, CEO of Smaato, Mr. Groth assumes res...

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Stanford University : Sodium-based batteries more cost-effective than lithium

Posted on Sun Sep 10, 2017, 10:40 am

As a warming world moves from fossil fuels toward renewable solar and wind energy, industrial forecasts predict an insatiable need for battery farms to store power and provide electricity when the sky ...

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CSM Bakery Solutions and 3D Systems Announce Agreement to Bring 3D Print Desi...

Posted on Thu Aug 17, 2017, 5:00 pm

We are excited to partner and continue to expand capabilities and culinary opportunities with their platform." Vyomesh Joshi, 3D Systems President and CEO, expressed similar optimism about the agreeme...

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NVIDIA (NVDA) Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Posted on Fri Aug 11, 2017, 7:01 am

Kress - NVIDIA Corp. Jen-Hsun Huang - NVIDIA Corp. Analysts Vivek Arya - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Mark Lipacis - Jefferies LLC Toshiya Hari - Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC Stacy Aaron Rasgon - Sanford ...

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NXT-ID's (NXTD) CEO Gino Pereira on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcrip...

Posted on Sat Aug 5, 2017, 8:02 pm

NXT-ID Inc (NASDAQ:NXTD) Q2 2017 Earnings Conference Call August 2, 2017 4:15 PM ET Executives Gino Pereira - Chief Executive Officer Vin Miceli - Chief Financial Officer Mike Orlando - Chief Operatin...

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Central Lakes College graduates listed

Posted on Thu Jul 27, 2017, 6:57 pm

DENT -- Curtis Lodin. DULUTH -- Ardene White ... FERGUS FALLS -- Jennifer Hammer, Jason Preston, Tyler Schwarz. FINLAND -- Corey Cook. FLENSBURG -- Carrie Zupko. FOLEY -- Mary Kay Novak, Matthew Strom...

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Your Roomba could sell maps of your home to Google, Amazon, or Apple in the f...

Posted on Tue Jul 25, 2017, 7:25 am

Colin Angle, iRobot co-founder and CEO ... Executive Director of Open Rights Group said in a statement to Mashable. "Smart household products may enable companies to obtain information that we conside...

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Industrial Internet Consortium Publishes Smart Cities Edition of Journal of I...

Posted on Tue Jul 18, 2017, 10:00 pm

co-chair of the IIC Thought Leadership Task Group and Chief Research Scientist at Accenture. The Smart Cities edition of the Journal of Innovation includes the following articles contributed by leader...

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Ukraine scrambles to contain new cyber threat after 'NotPetya' attack

Posted on Wed Jul 5, 2017, 3:47 am

There are fingerprints on computers which didn't even use our product." Dmytro Shymkiv, deputy head of Ukraine's presidential administration and a former director of Microsoft in Ukraine, said the lat...

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OurCrowd launches strategic network of global cos

Posted on Thu Jun 22, 2017, 5:00 am

25 global corporations have already signed up for the Israeli company's OurNetwork including Honda, GE, Samsung Ventures Israel, Intuit, SAP, Autodesk,and YESBank ... Research Technology Center in Isr...

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BARN FIND: White Rabbit released from its hole

Posted on Wed Jun 21, 2017, 9:05 pm

I drove the GTI and she followed to Vantage Motors where we ordered an oil, coolant and brake fluid change along with a new battery. I asked Jason Green in the service department to check it over for ...

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Breakthrough in algae biofuel research reported

Posted on Tue Jun 20, 2017, 5:00 am

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. today announced a breakthrough in joint research into advanced biofuels involving the modification of an algae strain that more than doubled its oil content with...

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Infant dino with a checkered past, Baby Louie finally gets a proper name

Posted on Wed May 10, 2017, 5:02 am

Another expert disagreed. Without a scientific name to go on, Magovern nicknamed the fossil after Louie Psihoyos, the National Geographic photographer who later directed the Oscar-winning documentary ...

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Link3D pitches a new platform for industrial additive manufacturing

Posted on Mon May 8, 2017, 6:05 am

Pitching itself as a more professional alternative to 3D Hubs, Formlabs and Shapeways, Link3D is the fruit of nearly two years of work from founder and chief executive Shane Fox. For Fox, additive man...

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Gigamon, Inc. (GIMO)

Posted on Thu Apr 27, 2017, 9:16 am

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. ...

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