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Oscar-Winning Documentary Backer Now Taking Pitches to Develop and Fund New N...

Posted on Tue Nov 13, 2018, 8:56 am

Impact Partners, the Brooklyn-based documentary funders behind ... Impact now will provide filmmakers strategic support as well. Founded by Dan Cogan and Geralyn Dreyfous in 2007, Impact previously di...

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Scammers impersonate Elon Musk on Twitter, hack Target in bitcoin fraud

Posted on Tue Nov 13, 2018, 4:11 am

Hackers are perpetuating a scam in which they promise to compensate people with bitcoin if the victims first send along payments of the cryptocurrency. In the latest version of a classic cybersecurity ...

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uBiome Appoints Dr. Catherine Lozupone, PhD, Respected Microbiologist, to its...

Posted on Wed Nov 7, 2018, 7:08 am

"Through her extensive career, Dr. Lozupone has advanced clinical implications of the human microbiome and our understanding of health and disease," Dr. Jessica Richman, PhD, co-founder and CEO of uBi...

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Dell Boomi saw 80% growth in Q2, says Michael Dell

Posted on Tue Nov 6, 2018, 3:39 pm

Hobbling together computing infrastructure for agility and advanced capabilities such as artificial intelligence and real-time analytics can be a headache. The imperative is to release new ...

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Investors, Tenants Seek More Sustainable Locations

Posted on Sun Nov 4, 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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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Sun Nov 4, 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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Dr. Michael Kurisu

Posted on Thu Nov 1, 2018, 5:00 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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Dr. Nathan Kundtz Steps Down as Kymeta's CEO

Posted on Wed Oct 31, 2018, 9:31 pm

Kymeta Chairman, Rodi Guidero, said that Nathan is a pioneer whose technical contributions have set a foundation for the company as well as the industry. Kymeta is pleased Nathan will continue to be a ...

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Polycom Set to be Acquired for $2B by Plantronics

Posted on Wed Oct 31, 2018, 6:13 pm

we will be able to deliver a comprehensive portfolio of communications and collaboration touch points and services to our customers and channel partners," Joe Burton, president and chief executive off...

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To the Moon? Ethereum Startup ConsenSys Acquires Asteroid Mining Company

Posted on Wed Oct 31, 2018, 2:34 pm

New York-based blockchain software technology startup and Ethereum development studio ConsenSys has acquired asteroid mining company ... President and CEO Chris Lewicki and General Counsel Brian ...

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Dr. Daniel Kapp

Posted on Mon Oct 29, 2018, 5:00 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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SEngine Precision Medicine raises $3M, adds former Fred Hutch president to board

Posted on Mon Oct 29, 2018, 3:00 pm

SEngine Precision Medicine, a startup working to personalize cancer treatment, has raised $3 million in new funding and added former Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center President Dr. Lee Hartwell t...

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Google and China: The Analysis Continues

Posted on Fri Oct 26, 2018, 5:00 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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Oracle Makes Its Case to Move Legacy Mountains to Cloud

Posted on Fri Oct 26, 2018, 9:17 am

eWEEK ANALYSIS, PART I: CEO Mark Hurd is the chief taskmaster in persuading old-line, institutional Oracle customers to move their humongous billing, ERP and other well-entrenched systems to a new par...

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Amazon's Vogels claims outage report 'silly and misleading'

Posted on Wed Oct 24, 2018, 3:54 pm

Amazon chief technology officer Werner Vogels has claimed an article by CNBC about problems faced by the company's website on Prime Day, its made-up holiday in July meant to boost sales, had nothing t...

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China tariffs take their toll in Mass., starting with iRobot

Posted on Wed Oct 24, 2018, 3:00 pm

IRobot CEO Colin Angle probably wanted to talk about anything other than China on Wednesday. Angle had plenty of reasons to boast during his earnings call with analysts: better-than-expected profits f...

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Announces Partners and Construction Sta...

Posted on Wed Oct 24, 2018, 12:17 pm

HyperloopTT and leading design consultant Dar Al-Handasah will begin construction of the first commercial Hyperloop system in Abu Dhabi ... those living in the UAE," said HyperloopTT Chairman Bibop Gr...

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3 Times You Should Ignore Your Customers

Posted on Tue Oct 23, 2018, 11:01 am

Well, that is exactly what happened in 1992. The product? Voicemail. Mike Buhrmann, founder and CEO of Finsphere, a mobile financial technology startup, was working at McCaw Cellular Communications ba...

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Metabolon Pushes Metabolomics Boundaries

Posted on Tue Oct 16, 2018, 5:00 pm

November 24, 2009 | Quality data generation is a solved problem, says John Ryals, CEO of metabolomics pioneer Metabolon. Data interpretation is the challenge now and no one handles it better than Meta...

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First Light Biosciences Develops a Novel Method for Rapidly Determining Effec...

Posted on Wed Sep 26, 2018, 5:00 pm

"We are excited to have the opportunity to present the results of this study at IDWeek," said Don Straus, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at First Light Biosciences. "The results of this study de...

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CyberSecurity Breakthrough Honors Venafi with "Authentication Solution of the...

Posted on Wed Sep 26, 2018, 10:49 am

"The number of machines on networks is growing exponentially because the digital transformation that is happening is completely dependent on machines, not people," said Jeff Hudson, CEO of Venafi. "Th...

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Rose Marie "Rosie" Gruber

Posted on Mon Sep 24, 2018, 5:00 pm

... Gruber and David Gruber, and Ado Wensman; sisters-in-law: Florence (Erwin) DeMorrett, Bergetta (Andrew) Lieser, Lenora (Eddie) Kampsen, Delores (Hub) Sunderman and Shirley Gruber. Special thanks t...

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Olis Robotics Announces Acquisition of Machine Learning Startup - Hawaii News...

Posted on Sun Sep 23, 2018, 5:00 pm

Olis Robotics has won and currently maintains contracts with energy sector customers as well as with NASA and commercial space companies to enhance mission success... ABOUT OLIS ROBOTICS - Olis Roboti...

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Church will screen documentary

Posted on Sat Sep 22, 2018, 4:00 am

is set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church of Edmond, 201 E Second St. The documentary is the work of James Redford and Karen Pritzker who have collaborated on films such as "The B...

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George Mason signs AD Brad Edwards to five-year extension

Posted on Wed Sep 19, 2018, 11:18 am

George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera announced Wednesday a five-year contract extension for Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics Brad Edwards that will run through the 2023 academ...

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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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Out of this world: Take a tour of the universe from your living room

Posted on Mon Sep 3, 2018, 5:00 pm

"My idea of success is if WorldWide Telescope changes how people see the universe and for a generation of kids to have a degree of knowledge about space that they are just not getting now," said Curti...

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Neal Stephenson's Sci Fi Novel Anathem Should Be A Video Game

Posted on Mon Sep 3, 2018, 3:53 am

Yes, Anathem, the Locus-winning science fiction novel published in 2008. Over an arduous few weeks, I have read Anathem, and I have come to the conclusion that it would make for my ideal adventure gam...

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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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Trend Micro Nurtures Global Cybersecurity Talent With 2018 Capture The Flag E...

Posted on Wed Aug 1, 2018, 9:45 pm

The Trend Micro CTF 2018 -- Raimund Genes Cup is one of several ways the company works to motivate and train talent to support the critical industry need. "At Trend Micro, we have always been passiona...

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Exploring Advances in Sustainable Energy Solutions on Innovations TV Series

Posted on Thu Jul 12, 2018, 12:00 am

"Easy Energy Systems, Inc. has been quietly developing and testing both its technology and modular systems in small, out-of-the-way rural communities in MN and Iowa," Said Mark Gaalswyk, Owner, CEO, a...

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Sun Jul 1, 2018, 10:35 pm

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based start-up program is investing five million dollars into 15 energy start-ups. Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer ...

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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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Local gel invention makes UH campus cleaner

Posted on Fri Jun 15, 2018, 6:20 am

The local invention is a gel that cleans surfaces without using water. You just lay it on, let it dry, and when you peel it off, it picks up contaminants. Dr. Hank Wuh invented this Hawaii-grown, envi...

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HP CTO Shane Wall on Industry 4.0, 3D Printing, Healthcare Technology, and In...

Posted on Mon Jun 11, 2018, 11:49 am

On May 9, 2018, Fusion Fund held its annual meeting at Filoli Gardens in Woodside, CA. Guests included sector experts from leading industry and academic institutions, general partners from Silicon Val...

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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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Free Technical Reports on Copart and Three Additional Auto Dealerships Equities

Posted on Fri May 25, 2018, 4:57 am

On May 01 st, 2018, Cars.com announced the appointment of Fred Lee as its new Senior Vice President of technology. Mr. Lee will lead the end-to-end product engineering function, including data enginee...

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New Water-Based Battery Targeted at Renewables

Posted on Mon Apr 30, 2018, 7:48 pm

Yet, the researchers are confident they can scale up the technology to an industrial-grade system that could charge and recharge up to 10,000 times, creating a grid-scale battery with a useful lifespa...

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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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7 of the best science and nature documentaries on Netflix

Posted on Sat Apr 21, 2018, 2:01 am

This eye-opening documentary comes courtesy of documentary photographer James Balog. Balog attempts to show the extent ... It serves as both an accessible window into a complex element of particle phy...

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Qiming Venture Partners Announces the Successful Closing of three new funds t...

Posted on Sun Apr 15, 2018, 6:38 pm

Qiming China takes great pride in its investment team. Managing Partners Gary Rieschel, Duane Kuang, JP Gan, Nisa Leung, and William Hu are all recognized leaders in their respective areas and within ...

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Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Acquires Iconic Structure to Crown its Scienc...

Posted on Tue Apr 10, 2018, 10:45 am

The Aquarium is acquiring The Claw ... "We are excited to bring this iconic monument to its permanent home in Utah," said Brent Andersen, LLPA's Founder & CEO, and a marine biologist. "Ultimately, we' ...

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RFID Journal LIVE! Dates Announced

Posted on Mon Apr 9, 2018, 5:00 pm

"EPC and RFID are going to change the business landscape for a number of industries," says Joseph Tobolski, associate partner at Accenture. "RFID Journal LIVE! is not only a great place for up-to-date ...

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'Do You Trust This Computer?' lays out a scary case for artificial intelligen...

Posted on Thu Apr 5, 2018, 10:13 pm

Documentarian Chris Paine follows up "Who Killed the Electric Car?" and "Revenge of the Electric Car" with a movie far more skeptical about technological progress. "Do You Trust This Computer?" covers ...

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Dave Chen Moving to Venture Partner

Posted on Thu Apr 5, 2018, 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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Students' bad grades might be tied to class time

Posted on Fri Mar 30, 2018, 11:02 am

"We found that the majority of students were being jet-lagged by their class times, which correlated very strongly with decreased academic performance," co-lead author of the study, Benjamin Smarr, to...

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This plant-based coating makes fruits and veggies last up to four times longer

Posted on Fri Mar 23, 2018, 6:04 am

That question inspired Santa Barbara-based Apeel Sciences to create Edipeel, a post-harvest protection product made with edible extracts from plants. Inhabitat spoke with CEO and founder James Rogers ...

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Prominent Science Fiction Author Calls for Depopulating Rural Areas

Posted on Wed Mar 21, 2018, 11:40 am

Science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson is one of the best-known names in a genre known for looking forward. However, not all writers in the genre look to the future for their ideas -- plenty are ...

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