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Elon Musk says the Crew Dragon spacecraft is designed to escape a fireball 'l...

Posted on Sun Jan 19, 2020, 8:28 am

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft can 'fly out of the fireball' similarly to the Millennium Falcon in 'Return of the Jedi,' according to Elon Musk.

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

Posted on Wed Jan 15, 2020, 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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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Wed Jan 15, 2020, 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 ...

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AP Top 25 Reality Check: A familiar top 10 looking to 2020

Posted on Tue Jan 14, 2020, 11:22 am

The final Associated Press Top 25 of the season has a familiar look. LSU is No. 1 after winning the national championship. Add Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia, Florida, Oklahoma and Alabama and you have ...

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Variational quantum unsampling on a quantum photonic processor

Posted on Mon Jan 13, 2020, 8:34 am

We experimentally demonstrate the variational quantum unsampling protocol on a quantum photonic processor. Alongside quantum verification, our protocol has broad applications, including optimal ...

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Global warming an urgent problem

Posted on Sat Jan 11, 2020, 4:00 pm

At least one climate scientist, Wieslaw Maslowski of the Naval Postgraduate School, projects a blue, ice-free Arctic Ocean in summers by 2013, an event that has never occurred before, as long as ...

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Impact Partners Names Jenny Raskin Executive Director (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted on Tue Jan 7, 2020, 4:00 pm

Jenny Raskin has been named executive director of Impact Partners, a documentary film funding company. Raskin replaces Impact co-founder Dan Cogan, who will continue his involvement with the ...

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Indiscriminate Bombing and Shelling Indiscriminate Bombing and Shelling Indis...

Posted on Tue Jan 7, 2020, 11:21 am

of towns and villages that have many civilian and fewCif anyCconcrete military targets.

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Lirio Launches Research Lab to Advance Behavioral Reinforcement Learning and ...

Posted on Tue Jan 7, 2020, 5:46 am

Joining the lab as scientific advisor is John Seely Brown, who has spent the bulk of ... He is currently the independent co-chairman for Deloitte's Center for the Edge. The Center pursues research ...

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Empower College Prep's 'A Transformational Opportunity' Event to Mark School ...

Posted on Tue Jan 7, 2020, 5:05 am

Community members and donors who attend will enjoy a breakfast with Empower College Prep scholars and staff and remarks by keynote speaker Don Budinger, chairman and founding director of the Rodel ...

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The Stem Cell Hard Sell

Posted on Mon Jan 6, 2020, 4:00 pm

Lesley Curwen investigates the scientific promise of human stem cells, cells with superpowers that can become many different types of cells in our bodies from muscle cells to brain cells. Some can ...

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Ambarella, Lumentum, and ON Semiconductor Collaborate to Provide 3D Sensing P...

Posted on Mon Jan 6, 2020, 2:04 am

For an appointment with Lumentum, email Scott Gardner at Scott.Gardner@lumentum.com ON Semiconductor will offer CES 2020 demonstrations of the 3D sensing platform in their demo room at the ...

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DNA Testing Provides Shortcut To Trace Family History

Posted on Sun Jan 5, 2020, 9:18 pm

KEN CHAHINE: Yeah, spitting in a tube is a great way to get started. WEINER: That's Ken Chahine, executive vice president of ancestry.com, the company that will be testing my DNA sample at their ...

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Expansion Management: Heliae's Future Cash Crop: Algae

Posted on Wed Jan 1, 2020, 4:00 pm

"I can safely say that none of us would be here without the combined vision of Frank Mars, one of our founders, and Bill Harris of the Science Foundation Arizona,"said Heliae's CEO Dan Simon at the ...

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Fantastic Fungi

Posted on Sat Dec 28, 2019, 4:36 pm

Fantastic Fungi, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, is a consciousness-shifting film that takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an ...

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'Alive Inside' doc shows how music can combat Alzheimers and dementia

Posted on Sat Dec 28, 2019, 4:00 pm

But that's exactly what might happen if you go see "Alive Inside," a new film that won the audience ... most are forgotten and rarely get a visitor. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett lets his images ...

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Drones will be a 'dynamic growth' industry in next decade

Posted on Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:57 am

Details: Zeva, which makes a carbon fiber-body zero emission air vehicle, is raising to help finance construction of additional human-scale prototypes for flight tests. The company aims to win the ...

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Dell to Explore Purchase of Rest of Secureworks

Posted on Mon Dec 23, 2019, 11:44 am

Dell Technologies Inc, the computer company founded by Michael Dell, is considering buying the remaining outstanding shares in cybersecurity services operator Secureworks Corp, according to people ...

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Harris & Harris Group Announces a Proposed Strategic Restructuring

Posted on Thu Dec 19, 2019, 4:00 pm

HALE will retain certain of our precision health and medicine investments, most of which represent control positions. Doug Jamison, our current Chairman and CEO, will lead HALE.life as CEO. After ...

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Deloitte: New Realities Are Shaping Global Economy

Posted on Tue Dec 17, 2019, 4:00 pm

"As developed markets struggle to recover, big emerging countries are racing aheadnot only boosting their own living standards, but stimulating growth in the rest of the world," Ira Kalish, Director ...

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Mobisante, Striving to Put Ultrasound on Smartphones, Raises Cash from WRF Ca...

Posted on Sun Dec 15, 2019, 4:00 pm

If all goes well, the company could win clearance from the FDA to start selling the product in the first or second quarter of 2011, says CEO Sailesh Chutani. Mobisante was founded by Chutani ...

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Jonah Goldberg: Trump defenders continue to push Ukraine conspiracy theories

Posted on Wed Dec 11, 2019, 10:09 pm

Trump later tried to walk back the comments, but not before Ukrainian Ambassador Valeriy Chaly wrote that Ukraine was troubled by Trump's backsliding on the Crimea issue. To bipartisan and worldwide ...

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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels: Industry 4.0 requires way more data

Posted on Thu Dec 5, 2019, 11:29 am

But we're far from there yet, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels said at the re:Invent conference in Las Vegas Thursday. "Equipment is too old to produce the data we want to get out of it," Werner said.

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HMicro Closes $5.5M in Series B Funding

Posted on Wed Nov 27, 2019, 4:00 pm

Fremont, California -- October 21, 2014 -- HMicro, a wireless solutions firm developing integrated products for medical, industrial and the broad Internet of Things, announced today that it has ...

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Louie Psihoyos

Posted on Sun Nov 24, 2019, 4:00 pm

When Discovery Channel's "Racing Extinction" debuts worldwide, the documentary's creators will be looking for more than ratings and critical reaction. It's action they're after. Oscar-winning director ...

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

Posted on Sat Nov 2, 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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iRobot Corporation (IRBT) CEO Colin Angle on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call ...

Posted on Wed Oct 23, 2019, 10:08 am

iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call October 23, 2019 8:30 AM ET Company Participants Andrew Kramer - Investor Relations Colin Angle - Chairman, CEO and Founder Alison ...

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Only the Strong Survive

Posted on Thu Sep 5, 2019, 7:00 pm

Documentary filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus and journalist Roger Friedman had a mission: to catch up with the great soul singers of the 1960s and early 1970s. Many of the legends of soul ...

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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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Swimming with Whale Sharks in Mexico

Posted on Wed Aug 28, 2019, 8:55 am

Shawn Heinrichs was on an expedition filming sailfish ... But Shawn, an Emmy award-winning cinematographer, photographer, and founder of Blue Sphere Foundation, was up for the challenge.

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Chorus CEO resigns after fall in FY results

Posted on Mon Aug 26, 2019, 12:55 am

New Zealand operator Chorus announced that Kate McKenzie is to step down as CEO and Managing Director at the end of 2019. She plans to return to Australia after three years in the role of CEO.

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Could Google be tricked into talking to botnets?

Posted on Sat Aug 17, 2019, 5:00 pm

Creators of botnets could potentially inject code in various Web sites and choose particular keywords that nobody is yet using on the Web, said Vaclav Vincalek, president of Pacific Coast Information ...

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Nuance Adapts Its Desktop Dragon Dictation Software For Mobile Devices

Posted on Sat Aug 17, 2019, 5:00 pm

People who find it easier to write reports and other text documents by using Nuance Communications ... the organizations they work for, says Peter Mahoney, chief marketing officer for the ...

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Open Menu

Posted on Tue Aug 6, 2019, 8:54 am

On wearables, futuristic ways of making payments, and speaking the language of business. Why PayPal is eBay's most valuable asset Thriving online payments business is looking to capture some of the ...

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Microsoft unites with Google, Amazon, and more for healthcare interoperability

Posted on Tue Jul 30, 2019, 12:32 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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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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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Mon Jul 1, 2019, 10:35 pm

a Hawaii-based start-up program is investing five million dollars into 15 energy start-ups. Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer of IBiS Networks joins us on Sunrise.

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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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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 ...

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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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CrowdStrike sets terms for $378M Nasdaq IPO

Posted on Wed May 29, 2019, 10:59 am

Last year, for its part, saw the IPOs of Zscaler, Carbon Black and Tenable. Founded in 2011 by former McAfee executives George Kurtz and Dmitri Alperovitch, CrowdStrike is up against steep competition ...

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Neal Stephenson Explains His Vision of the Digital Afterlife

Posted on Thu May 23, 2019, 4:47 am

This is the core question explored in Neal Stephenson's latest novel, Fall; Or, Dodge in Hell, a sprawling sci-fi epic that hits shelves on June 4. Fall is several books in one. The hybrid sci-fi ...

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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

So the professor, Hank Louis, developed a program that would ... Students in the program, called DesignBuildBLUFF, spend the one semester designing a house for a family in need, and the other ...

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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 ...

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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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InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC) CEO Bill Merritt on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call...

Posted on Thu May 2, 2019, 9:42 pm

InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC ... That integration and expanded footprint makes it particularly useful that we added Henry Tirri as a CTO almost exactly a year ago and recently expanded his role in ...

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Scott Foster: Why Rockets and Warriors HATE NBA referee explained by Paul Pierce

Posted on Tue Apr 30, 2019, 5:09 pm

Officiating grabbed the headlines in Game 1 of the Rockets-Warriors series after Houston repeatedly protested a lack of calls on what they perceived were clear and obvious fouls. Mike D'Antoni ...

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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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