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New video game: Elon Musk Tesla vs. asteroids, spaceships, Jeff Bezos

Posted on Thu May 24, 2018, 2:09 pm

New video game: Elon Musk Tesla vs. asteroids, spaceships, Jeff Bezos A new 8-bit video game has an idea, and it has something to do with avoiding asteroids, spaceships, and defeating the head of Jeff Bezos. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story. Check out ...

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A Dell Deal That Could Please Major Stakeholders

Posted on Thu May 17, 2018, 3:20 pm

As CEO Michael Dell weighs whether to combine his privately held Dell Technologies with VMware, a software company that is 82% owned by Dell, some holders of the Dell tracking stock for VMware are sketching out a merger scenario that could be beneficial ...

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Oh, great, now there's a SECOND remote Rowhammer exploit

Posted on Wed May 16, 2018, 6:45 pm

In separate research, Meltdown/Spectre veterans Daniel Gruss, Moritz Lipp and Michael Schwarz of Graz University of Technology and their team have published a paper describing Nethammer (their co-authors are Lukas Lamster and Lukas Raab, also of Graz ...

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How Qualcomm's CEO Is Helping Steer the Shift to 5G

Posted on Tue May 15, 2018, 4:49 am

"He was a very important figure in bringing that tech to market and establishing Qualcomm's early lead in LTE." Mollenkopf succeeded CEO Paul Jacobs, the son of a Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs, in 2014. The chipmaker reportedly sped up his appointment ...

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AMD lines up new processors for enterprise users

Posted on Tue May 15, 2018, 4:00 am

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 sectors are looking at more powerful devices as next ...

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NXT-ID Inc. Schedules Investor Webcast to Discuss First-Quarter Results

Posted on Sun May 13, 2018, 5:00 pm

NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company") announces its management team will host an investor webcast to discuss first-quarter results. An archived replay of the webcast will be available following the conclusion of the call at this URL for ...

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NVIDIA (NVDA) Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Posted on Thu May 10, 2018, 7:32 pm

Kress - NVIDIA Corp. Jen-Hsun Huang - NVIDIA Corp. Analysts Stacy Aaron Rasgon - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. LLC Joseph Moore - Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC Vivek Arya - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Toshiya Hari - Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC Good afternoon.

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Thu May 10, 2018, 2:26 pm

Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer of IBiS Networks joins us on Sunrise. For more information click HERE. The announcement comes weeks after Trump accepted Kim's invitation for a meeting, and hours after 3 Americans were freed from ...

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Oracle boss on beating trade wars and gunning for cloud competitors

Posted on Tue May 8, 2018, 7:09 am

Oracle Corp. executives on Monday signaled that they're investing heavily in artificial intelligence and automation as they try to fend of competitors like Amazon.com and Google in the cloud wars. Mark Hurd, one of Oracle's two chief executive officers ...

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Nantero Expands NRAM Product Development, Signs New Customers

Posted on Thu May 3, 2018, 5:00 pm

... leaders such as Cisco Investments and Dell Technologies Capital invest in Nantero highlights the potential of our next generation NRAM technology," said Greg Schmergel, Co-Founder & CEO of Nantero. "No other memory combines DRAM-like speed, low power ...

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Documents show ties between university, conservative donors

Posted on Mon Apr 30, 2018, 6:54 pm

The release of donor agreements between George Mason University and the foundation follows years of denials by university administrators that Koch foundation donations inhibit academic freedom. University President Angel Cabrera wrote a note to faculty ...

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Stanford researchers have developed a water-based battery to store solar and ...

Posted on Mon Apr 30, 2018, 12:07 pm

Yi Cui, a professor of materials science at Stanford and senior author on the paper, said manganese-hydrogen battery technology could be one of the missing pieces in the nation's energy puzzle - a way to store unpredictable wind or solar energy so as to ...

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Orig3n Partners with Karate Combat to Bring Personalized DNA Testing to the N...

Posted on Thu Apr 26, 2018, 8:56 am

BOSTON and NEW YORK, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Orig3n Inc., a Boston-based biotech company pioneering the future of wellness through genetics and regenerative medicine, announces a unique partnership with Karate Combat, a professional combat sports ...

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Kineta to Present at the Planet MicroCap Showcase 2017

Posted on Wed Apr 25, 2018, 5:00 pm

SEATTLE, WA / ACCESSWIRE / April 21, 2017 / Kineta, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel immuno-therapies, today announced the company has been invited to present at the inaugural Planet MicroCap Showcase being held on April 26 ...

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New Partnership Offers Accelerated Development Path for Bio-Inspired Innovation

Posted on Tue Apr 17, 2018, 5:00 pm

It's what we like to call feeding two birds with one scone," said Janine Benyus, Biomimicry 3.8 Co-founder. Both companies have worked individually with a host of Fortune 100 companies to tackle a comprehensive list of challenges. This partnership will ...

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Kineta to Collaborate on the Development of a Novel Non-Opioid Pain Therapy w...

Posted on Sun Apr 15, 2018, 5:00 pm

... as they are one of the world's leading biotech companies and an ideal strategic partner for Kineta," said Kineta CEO, Shawn Iadonato. "There is a tremendous unmet patient need to develop more effective, safer and non-addictive therapies for the many ...

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Qiming Venture Partners Announces the Successful Closing of thre - wistv.com ...

Posted on Sun Apr 15, 2018, 5:00 pm

SHANGHAI, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Qiming Venture Partners ("Qiming", www.qimingvc.com), a leading venture capital firm in China, today announced the successful closing of three new funds totaling $1.39 billion. The new funds include Qiming Venture ...

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Appvance.ai Launches Appvance IQ

Posted on Tue Apr 3, 2018, 5:00 pm

Appvance CEO Kevin Surace commented: "We pioneered unified test automation, which delivers a three-fold productivity boost to QA, and we pioneered codeless test creation, which delivers a ten-fold productivity boost. Now we're delivering AI scripting ...

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Poor grades tied to class times that don't match our biological clocks

Posted on Thu Mar 29, 2018, 1:27 pm

Owls performed worst of all the groups due to chronic social jet lag. Credit: Benjamin Smarr It may be time to tailor students' class schedules to their natural biological rhythms, according to a new study from UC Berkeley and Northeastern Illinois University.

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Plantronics to Acquire Polycom for $2 billion

Posted on Wed Mar 28, 2018, 8:09 am

The combination: Today's news will further accelerate Plantronics vision of an enterprise that is able to leverage powerful analytics, video and audio touchpoints to ignite all new communications and collaboration experiences. According to Joe Burton ...

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Nuance Appoints Mark Benjamin as Chief Executive Officer

Posted on Thu Mar 22, 2018, 6:04 am

Mr. Benjamin, who will join Nuance on April 23, 2018, is a dynamic leader who brings 25 years of experience in technology markets to the position. He succeeds Paul Ricci, who will retire from Nuance on March 29, 2018. A proven leader, Mark Benjamin ...

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Officials: Facebook may have violated FTC privacy deal

Posted on Sun Mar 18, 2018, 6:40 pm

Such a violation, if eventually confirmed by the Federal Trade Commission, could lead to many millions of dollars in fines against Facebook, said David Vladeck, who as the director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection oversaw the investigation of ...

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Chuck Sweeny: Stephenson County wrestles with 911 consolidation

Posted on Sat Mar 17, 2018, 2:52 pm

People pay $1.50 a month on their phone bills to help pay for 911. Dan Neal, a Stephenson County Board member who is on the Public Property and Safety Committee, said he's been trying to combine 911 centers for the six years he's been on the board.

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Film presentation set for Saturday

Posted on Fri Mar 16, 2018, 1:36 pm

Fifth St. In "Chasing Ice," nature photographer James Balog and the Extreme Ice Survey team document the decline of glaciers and ice sheets in Alaska, Greenland and Iceland. The decline in glaciers and ice sheets is caused by climate change. Balog and the ...

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3D Systems' (DDD) CEO Vyomesh Joshi on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transc...

Posted on Thu Mar 15, 2018, 7:58 am

3D Systems Corp. (NYSE:DDD) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call March 14, 2018 4:30 PM ET Executives Stacey Witten - Vice President of Investor Relations Vyomesh Joshi - President and Chief Executive Officer John McMullen - Executive Vice President and Chief ...

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Amazon roundup: Alexa goes to work, Amazon strengthens Vietnam push

Posted on Mon Mar 12, 2018, 8:22 pm

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) CTO Werner Vogels tells Axios that Alexa will soon come to a variety of business settings to help the voice assistant learn different types of conversations. The previously announced Alexa for Business will include several parts ...

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What if billionaires could live forever?

Posted on Tue Mar 6, 2018, 1:37 am

February saw the announcement in Silicon Valley by X Prize founder, serial entrepreneur, and all-round gee-whiz future-technology promoter Peter Diamandis that he had cofounded a new company called Celularity. He did so together with Dr. Bob Hariri ...

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Ford Motor's in-house futurist to headline Grand Rapids tech conference

Posted on Mon Feb 26, 2018, 2:48 pm

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Sheryl Connelly, the in-house futurist for Ford Motor Co., will be the keynote speaker for the tech conference, Panels 2018. The conference for manufacturing, distribution, warehousing and retail professionals will take place Aug. 6-8 at ...

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Hyperloop facility between Vijaywada, Amaravati on cards

Posted on Mon Feb 26, 2018, 6:11 am

(Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd) Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the ongoing CII Partnership Summit in the port city of Visakhapatnam, the chairman and co-founder of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Bibop Gresta ...

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Chorus : half year result

Posted on Mon Feb 26, 2018, 4:00 am

Chorus CEO Kate McKenzie said the company now expected to track towards to the top end of the full year EBITDA guidance range provided. 'While the impact on revenue of lost lines from previous periods was apparent in the financial results this period ...

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