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Elon Musk Offered to Eat a Happy Meal on TV. McDonald's Response Was Perfect

Posted on Thu Jan 27, 2022, 5:19 am

That's the situation McDonald's faced recently, when Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who also happens to be the world's most famous supporter of digital cryptocurrency Dogecoin, told his 71 million ...

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New Jersey strengthens cybersecurity regulations for water systems

Posted on Wed Jan 26, 2022, 12:53 pm

Recently enacted law requires water purveyors to establish policies, plans, processes and procedures to identify and mitigate cyber risks ...

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'Why NPA thinks Ghana needs some air pollution' by Bright Simons

Posted on Wed Jan 26, 2022, 1:53 am

Bright Simons is a respected Ghanaian social innovator, entrepreneur, writer, social and political commentator. He is the vice-president, in charge of research at IMANI Centre for Policy and Education ...

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Sundance 2022: Mija passionate, inspiring documentary about immigration, musi...

Posted on Tue Jan 25, 2022, 7:46 am

In Mija, directed by Isabel Castro in her feature-length debut documentary that has premiered at Sundance, Muñoz strikes a passionate inspiring presence in a chronicle highlighting the fears of ...

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GOA STANDS WITH STATE DEPARTMENT AGAINST RUSSIAN CHURCH, ARCHBISHOP TELLS UKR...

Posted on Tue Jan 25, 2022, 1:26 am

Archbishop Elpidophoros and the Greek Archdiocese stand together with the U.S. State Department against the Russian Orthodox Church, which he and the State Department consider but a tool of the ...

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Knicks face the Clippers on 3-game skid

Posted on Sat Jan 22, 2022, 12:57 am

day to day (personal), Paul George: out (elbow), Kawhi Leonard: out (right knee), Nicolas Batum: day to day (health and safety protocols), Jason Preston: out (foot). The Associated Press created ...

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Wanted man arrested in Florida after missing woman found dead at hotel in Moc...

Posted on Fri Jan 21, 2022, 1:27 pm

A man who was wanted after a woman was found dead in a Mocksville hotel earlier this week was found and arrested in Miami, Florida, according to the Davie County ...

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Zero Emissions Vehicle Completes First Test Flight

Posted on Fri Jan 21, 2022, 1:10 am

Zeva, an air travel startup based in Tacoma, Washington, executed the first successful test flight of their zero-emissions aircraft, ZEVA Aero.The flight was conducted on January 9 in rural Pierce ...

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Mexican tycoon returns to Twitter, decries account suspension

Posted on Thu Jan 20, 2022, 6:15 pm

A defiant Ricardo Salinas was back on Twitter on Thursday after the U.S. company briefly suspended the Mexican billionaire for violating its abusive behavior policy.

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UC San Diego receives $14m to drive precision nutrition with gut microbiome data

Posted on Thu Jan 20, 2022, 7:15 am

National Institutes of Health establishes Microbiome and Metagenomics Center at UC San Diego, part of new effort to predict individual responses to food and inform personalized nutrition ...

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The Metaverse Investment Playbook

Posted on Wed Jan 19, 2022, 6:31 am

The metaverse is a network of digitally rendered 3D worlds that allow users to interact with one another virtually. If you have ever seen movies like Ready Player One or Avatar, you have a pretty good ...

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Interaction with the leaders of the pharmaceutical industry is the key to nat...

Posted on Tue Jan 18, 2022, 4:45 pm

Minister of Health of Ukraine Viktor Liashko visited the factory of the Darnitsa pharmaceutical company on January 17. The high-ranking official saw with his ...

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Qualifacts?+ Credible Announces Partnership with?Mental Health America of Los...

Posted on Tue Jan 18, 2022, 8:25 am

Qualifacts?+?Credible, a leading provider of electronic health record (EHR)?platforms?for behavioral health and human services organizations, today announced that?Mental Health America of Los Angeles?

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Intel Pushes Cross-Architecture Support in oneAPI Toolkits

Posted on Tue Jan 18, 2022, 4:00 am

Intel recently released its oneAPI 2022 toolkits, which further expands the number of cross-architecture features that developers can leverage, including high-performance support for programming in ...

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VA revamps caregivers program: Those who already qualified must reapply

Posted on Tue Jan 18, 2022, 2:44 am

LAWRENCE: Forty-five-year-old Tom Taylor served in the Coast Guard until an accident in 2014 fractured his spine. TAYLOR: He's a C7 quadriplegic, has use of his arms but no real use of his hands ...

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Anupama-Anuj Kapadia Continue The 90s Romance, This Time With Heart-Shaped Pa...

Posted on Mon Jan 17, 2022, 9:53 pm

Anupamaa Big Spoiler: Amid the ongoing arguments in the Shah House, Anupama and Anuj Kapadia are leaving no stone unturned in teasing fans with the glimpse of their 90s romance. In Tuesday's ...

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Hopes rise that rules on outdoor gatherings will be relaxed in February

Posted on Mon Jan 17, 2022, 5:14 pm

Meanwhile, the former chair of Science Foundation Ireland and chief scientific officer to the Government, Prof Mark Ferguson, has stepped down from Nphet in line with finishing his other roles.

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SXSW Adds Jason Isbell, Michael Dell and More to Speaker List

Posted on Mon Jan 17, 2022, 4:00 pm

Today's announcement is heavy on the tech side of things, with familiar figures like Dell Technologies founder Michael Dell. However, there are also a lot of names from the music side of the festival, ...

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The POWER Podcast

Posted on Mon Jan 17, 2022, 10:25 am

Interview with Gregg Dixon, co-founder and CEO of Voltus. https://www.powermag.com/a-win-win-win-solution-for-der-owners-the-power-grid-and-the-environment/ Interview ...

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Georgia Tech GC Departs for Boston Digital Security Company

Posted on Sun Jan 16, 2022, 3:57 am

Ling-Ling Nie has been Georgia Tech's legal chief since 2019. She previously spent seven years at Panasonic. Georgia Tech president Ángel Cabrera said Nie had a huge impact on the school.

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K'taka HC convicts NGO reps for frivolous cases against Azim Premji

Posted on Fri Jan 14, 2022, 9:29 am

The Karnataka High Court on Friday convicted two representatives of an NGO for contempt of court after they filed frivolous cases against former Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and his trust, despite ...

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Meet the Team

Posted on Thu Jan 13, 2022, 8:11 pm

SOARS is led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography experts in atmospheric science, marine biology, and oceanography, listed here in alphabetical order. Farooq Azam is a professor in the Marine ...

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Tesla's Gigafactory Ahead of Schedule Amid Nagging Valuation Concerns

Posted on Thu Jan 13, 2022, 4:01 pm

"We're ahead of schedule," Ricardo Reyes, Tesla's communications chief ... taking up 10 million square feet and housing up to 6,500 employees, according to the company. Initial cost estimates ...

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China's Technology Sector Is Attracting Unprecedented Amounts Of Investment D...

Posted on Thu Jan 13, 2022, 3:24 am

While Beijing has begun targeting big tech Chinese companies, according to a recent analysis, China is pulling record amounts of investment into the country's technology sector. When the Chinese ...

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Verizon Business Announces BlueJeans Studio to Empower the Creator Economy

Posted on Thu Jan 13, 2022, 1:00 am

training or lead generation initiatives," said Chris Lewter, VP and GM, BlueJeans by Verizon. "With the addition of Studio to provide premium production services, combined with our leading event ...

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Acknowledgements to JINS Guest Editors and External Reviewers, 2021

Posted on Wed Jan 12, 2022, 4:00 pm

To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and ...

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Income tax cut? Eliminate the tax on groceries? Lawmakers look at options

Posted on Wed Jan 12, 2022, 2:53 pm

The Utah Taxpayers Association said it does not ... McCay told FOX 13 he was also speaking with Rep. Mike Winder, R-West Valley City, about an earned income tax credit. "An earned income tax ...

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Logistical feats

Posted on Sun Jan 9, 2022, 4:00 pm

In a conversation with strategy+business editor-in-chief Daniel Gross, Mims describes how his efforts to trace the path of an object from a factory in Asia to households in the United States raised ...

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Intel partnering with Nuance to bring voice recognition to Ultrabooks

Posted on Sat Jan 8, 2022, 4:00 pm

resulting in a better end user experience and interactions which will be faster than ever before," said Peter Mahoney, Chief Marketing Officer, Nuance Communications. The companies will also ...

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Expanding Access to Whole Genome Sequencing Across the Globe

Posted on Fri Jan 7, 2022, 9:02 am

Illumina and the global nonprofit Genetic Alliance late last year unveiled the iHope Genetic Health program, which is aimed at providing whole-genome sequencing to patients across the globe impacted ...

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How a New Age Hustler

Posted on Fri Jan 7, 2022, 3:28 am

Teibel took his microphone back to the ocean in March ... about a year after Environments 1 came out, the biologist Roger Payne released an album called Songs of the Humpback Whale, which ended ...

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First realistic portraits of squishy layer that's key to battery performance

Posted on Thu Jan 6, 2022, 11:00 am

Lithium metal batteries could store much more charge in a given space than today's lithium-ion batteries, and the race is on to develop them for next-gen electric vehicles, electronics and other uses.

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York Comprehensive High School commencement Friday

Posted on Thu Jan 6, 2022, 2:03 am

He plans to attend Clemson University: Mathematics and Business. Salutorian is Benjamin Allen Spencer, son of Craig and Susan Spencer. He plans to attend University of South Carolina Honors College.

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Intel Meets the Jetsons

Posted on Wed Jan 5, 2022, 4:00 pm

"The majority of our research is conducted by Intel's own researchers but we are delighted by the quality and quantity of research coming out of the ISTCs and ICRIs," said Justin Rattner ...

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Independa to Deliver Health Offerings on LG Consumer TVs

Posted on Tue Jan 4, 2022, 8:56 pm

vibrant independence," said Kian Saneii, founder and CEO of Independa. "Our LG partnership brings ongoing and meaningful engagement with loved ones to millions of homes, while offering a greater ...

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Leafly Announces Post-Combination Board of Directors

Posted on Tue Jan 4, 2022, 1:35 pm

Peter Lee has served as President ... Financial Officer of INTERLINQ Software Corporation as well as roles at Microsoft and Getty Images. Mr. Pickerill was licensed as a certified public ...

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Fuugo aggregates video content for your phone, tablet, or PC, makes it more t...

Posted on Mon Jan 3, 2022, 4:00 pm

"The goal of the TV Innovation Awards is to recognize the most forward-thinking companies who are creating products and services that are driving the new TV paradigm," according to Ian Weightman ...

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Internet Commerce Pioneer Seeks to Crack Secretive Culture With Cancer Commons

Posted on Mon Jan 3, 2022, 4:00 pm

[Update 7:10 am 1/5/11] Cancer patients share their personal ups and downs all the time on Facebook and who knows how many Internet message boards. Now if one Silicon Valley entrepreneur gets his ...

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Ford chief futurist: The F-150 Lightning 'started to change our expectations ...

Posted on Fri Dec 31, 2021, 1:02 pm

Ford Chief Futurist Sheryl Connelly joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss how new Ford F-150 Lightning vehicles helped generate power for homes during the recent winter storms in Texas. [MUSIC ...

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Chualar crop circles: 8-years-ago mysterious image appeared

Posted on Thu Dec 30, 2021, 3:04 pm

and the artists said it was challenging to create.Nvidia CEO Jen Hsun Huang made his confession Sunday night in Las Vegas at International CES, the technology industry's annual gadget show.

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Report: Misinformation surrounds Iowa solar farm debate

Posted on Thu Dec 30, 2021, 6:59 am

Another person said solar farms will increase the local temperatures. Both claims caltech Professor Nathan Lewis labeled extremely misleading saying solar panels affect the ozone and temperatures ...

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Gates, Ballmer Head List of Obama Donors

Posted on Wed Dec 29, 2021, 4:00 pm

Rob Glaser of RealNetworks and John Vechey of PopCap Games contributed $50,000 each, and Nick Hanauer of Second Avenue Partners donated $25,000.

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Ansys to Showcase Latest Simulation Capabilities for Sustainable Mobility at ...

Posted on Tue Dec 28, 2021, 11:51 pm

Ansys and its customers speed up go-to-market for safe and sustainable electric and autonomous vehicles PITTSBURGH, Dec. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- / Key Highlights Ansys to present the latest ...

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Two of the Best Metaverse Stocks to Buy Right Now

Posted on Tue Dec 28, 2021, 10:04 pm

Million-dollar real estate in a fake world? All that sounds like it's straight out of an '80s sci-fi novel. But it doesn't matter how you feel about it. The metaverse is coming and investing in ...

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The Lifetime Learner

Posted on Thu Dec 23, 2021, 1:03 pm

Deloitte serves over 200 higher education clients, drawing upon a pool of multidisciplinary sources across consulting, financial advisory, tax, and audit. Learn more at www.deloitte.com ...

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Big chip and tech investment pouring into Malaysia

Posted on Thu Dec 23, 2021, 12:35 am

Taiyo Yuden (Japan, electronic components ... that have presumably done their due diligence before investing. Scott Foster is an analyst with LightStream Research, Tokyo.

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Bakkt to Go Public Next Month After SEC OKs SPAC Plans

Posted on Wed Dec 22, 2021, 5:57 pm

Bakkt Holdings and VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings (VIH) have received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to complete their merger and push forward with plans to operate as ...

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Tag: CIA

Posted on Wed Dec 22, 2021, 4:00 pm

Bob Flores, Founder of Applicology Incorporated and former Chief Technology Officer of the CIA, shared his views on how the public sector is dealing with the big data deluge, particularly with regard ...

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Alumni and Careers

Posted on Mon Dec 20, 2021, 6:31 pm

I then briefly taught at Leadership Prep Ocean Hill, a charter school part of a larger network of charter schools called Uncommon Schools. During two summer breaks in high school, I studied music in ...

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America's Greatest Disruptors: Enterprising Idealists

Posted on Wed Dec 15, 2021, 4:09 am

Apeel-treated produce is now available in grocery chains in the U.S. and Europe, including Walmart, Costco, Kroger and ShopRite. The company has forged partnerships in eight countries and recently ...

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