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Tesla CEO Elon Musk On 60 Minutes: Videos Galore

Posted on Sun Dec 9, 2018, 11:51 pm

Some have criticized her interview for being too heavily focused on tweets or trivial events that occurred months ago. Yet this provided an opportunity. Over this past summer, media coverage at ...

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Historian traces censorship of radical ideas across centuries

Posted on Thu Dec 6, 2018, 12:57 pm

This fall, Palmer partnered with Prof. Adrian Johns and fellow author Cory Doctorow to host a series of dialogues designed to tackle how censorship and technology have influenced the dissemination of ...

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The Leading Edge Of Air-Cooled Servers Leads To The Edge

Posted on Tue Dec 4, 2018, 1:57 pm

Would you question their sanity? We met David Binger, the chief technology officer at Forced Physics, and Terri Frits, vice president of sales and marketing at the company at the recent Colo+Cloud con...

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OPINION: 22 on Sloane creating a strong and sustainable social economy

Posted on Tue Dec 4, 2018, 1:05 am

1. Sessions with Kamran Elahian, Global Innovation Catalyst: Last Monday, Kamran hosted several sessions to discuss various issues with stakeholders. His key mission was to understand the entrepreneur...

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AWS logs significant growth in India: Amazon CTO (IANS Interview)

Posted on Mon Dec 3, 2018, 10:05 pm

says Amazon Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Werner Vogels. In an interview with IANS, Vogels said AWS has been a preferred choice for both big and small businesses in the country which are currently un...

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Dr. Michael Kurisu

Posted on Thu Nov 29, 2018, 4:00 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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Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Posted on Thu Nov 29, 2018, 3:55 pm

All the languages were available, with the exception of Maltese and Croatian. 3. Report on ongoing interinstitutional negotiations The rapporteur, David Casa (EPP) reported back from the 4th trilogue ...

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Venafi Raises $100M in Funding from TCV

Posted on Thu Nov 29, 2018, 5:45 am

Led by Jeff Hudson, CEO, Venafi is a cybersecurity company that secures and protects the cryptographic keys & digital certificates organizations depend on for secure communications. The company protec...

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First Light Biosciences Develops Rapid Test for C. Difficile Toxin B. in Stoo...

Posted on Wed Nov 28, 2018, 8:07 am

First Light Biosciences is developing and preparing to commercialize, innovative diagnostic products for rapid, sensitive and cost-saving detection of life-threatening infections, and for combating th...

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Cork-based researchers ranked among world's most influential scientists

Posted on Tue Nov 27, 2018, 9:18 am

The researchers work in the areas of food, microbiome and health. Prof Mark Ferguson, director general of Science Foundation Ireland and chief scientific adviser to the Government, congratulated the t...

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uBiome Appoints Dr. Steven Salzberg, PhD, Computational Biology and Genomics ...

Posted on Tue Nov 27, 2018, 6:29 am

"Dr. Salzberg's expertise on DNA and RNA sequencing is invaluable for uBiome's progress towards harnessing the latest technology developments to provide insights on patient health," said Jessica Richm...

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Wipro chief Azim Premji to be conferred highest French civilian award

Posted on Mon Nov 26, 2018, 12:07 pm

IT czar and philanthropist Azim Premji will be conferred Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) -- the highest French civilian distinction -- later this month. Alexandre Zie...

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Helicopter Company Backed by Soros, Dell Files for Bankruptcy

Posted on Mon Nov 26, 2018, 10:57 am

When an Irish helicopter company raised $375 million in 2013 from backers including funds controlled by George Soros and Michael Dell, the plan was to build up its leasing arm and tap demand for aircr...

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Logitech shuts down Plantronics acquisition bid

Posted on Sun Nov 25, 2018, 8:32 pm

I am confident that Plantronics will create significant long term value for shareholders," Plantronics chief executive Joe Burton said in the statement. Logitech and Plantronics were hoping to success...

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Thanksgiving and Giving Thanks: In memory of Ben White

Posted on Thu Nov 22, 2018, 5:19 pm

Life is, after all, everything. Janet Thomas has lived on San Juan Island for 27 years. She is the San Juan Islands Coordinator for Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance and was the Superintendent of San Jua...

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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Thu Nov 22, 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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Australia harpooned its last whale 40 years ago today

Posted on Mon Nov 19, 2018, 2:36 pm

The last whale, a female sperm whale ... and financed by Frenchman Jean Paul Gouin, sometimes known by his nickname, the Phantom. "I'm proud of all of our efforts to help the whales and I truly believ...

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Robert Redford writing memoir

Posted on Mon Nov 19, 2018, 8:13 am

As well as baby Scott, Redford and his first wife Lola van Wagenen - who he divorced in 1985 - had three other children Shauna, David James, known as 'Jamie" and Amy. His life as a parent continued to ...

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Google and China: The Analysis Continues

Posted on Thu Nov 15, 2018, 4:00 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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Dr. Daniel Kapp

Posted on Thu Nov 15, 2018, 4:00 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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Ammper Energia (Ammper) Selects PCI to Provide End-to-End Market Participatio...

Posted on Sun Nov 11, 2018, 11:30 am

Founded in 1992 by Dr. Fred Lee, PCI continues to refine and develop new software solutions that meet the ever-evolving needs of its clients, which include investor-owned, municipal and cooperative ut...

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U.S. to part with contractor CGI for Obamacare website

Posted on Sat Nov 10, 2018, 4:00 pm

(Reuters) - The U.S. government will part ways next month with contractor CGI Federal over the troubled ... for the Project on Government Oversight. But Peter Neupert, an operating partner with Health ...

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What We Need to Know Before Landing Astronauts on Mars

Posted on Sat Nov 10, 2018, 4:00 pm

It is the output from an independent virtual panel of researchers sponsored by Ceres Robotics of Montara, California. The exercise had neither encouragement nor approval from SpaceX nor NASA. The init...

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Investors, Tenants Seek More Sustainable Locations

Posted on Wed Nov 7, 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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Paul Sonderegger

Posted on Sun Nov 4, 2018, 4:00 pm

Paul Sonderegger is Endeca's chief strategist. Before joining Endeca, Sonderegger was an analyst at Forrester Research for six years. His research focused on experience design and search technology. S...

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Power Assure Appoints New Members to Its Board of Advisors

Posted on Tue Oct 30, 2018, 8:45 am

Tweet this: @PowerAssure #DCIM appoints new members to Board of Advisors http://bit.ly/IxIxFE "We are extremely pleased and fortunate to add Paul and Ashley to our accomplished board of advisors," sai...

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iRobot Corporation (IRBT) CEO Colin Angle on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call ...

Posted on Wed Oct 24, 2018, 9:50 am

iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) Q3 2018 Results Earnings Conference Call October 24, 2018 8:30 AM ET Executives Elise Caffrey - Investor Relations Colin Angle - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Ali...

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Metabolon Pushes Metabolomics Boundaries

Posted on Sun Oct 21, 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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NXT-ID and QubeChain Announce Strategic Alliance Agreement

Posted on Thu Oct 18, 2018, 5:17 am

we found there was an array of complementary skills and offerings that will add significant value to the technical capabilities and relationships of both companies," said Gino Pereira, Chief Executive ...

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Some foresee drones watching over state's wine grapes

Posted on Thu Oct 11, 2018, 7:32 am

Other speakers include Ryan Jenson, chief executive of HoneyComb Corp., a fledgling Portland company that has developed a drone intended for agriculture. About the forum: from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. D...

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I Stepped Into the World's First Full-Size Hyperloop Capsule

Posted on Sat Oct 6, 2018, 8:29 am

... first to test a scale model of its capsule in Nevada and HTT was the first to unveil a real Hyperloop capsule in Spain. From left to right: Bibop Gresta, Rafael Contreras, Dirk Ahlborn and Ramón B...

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Neal Stephenson makes comics debut with Cimarronin

Posted on Tue Sep 25, 2018, 8:17 pm

Neal Stephenson has made his comics debut with Cimarronin: A Samurai in New Spain. The award-winning novelist's new series has been released by Amazon's Jet City Comics. Charles C Mann, Mark Teppo and ...

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Aptage and Roeder Consulting Partner to Integrate AI and Project Management

Posted on Wed Sep 19, 2018, 7:12 am

"At Aptage, we measure uncertainty so our clients can manage uncertainty," said Dr. Murray Cantor, Aptage CTO. "We bring clients peace of mind by the ability to see future outcomes more clearly. Our p...

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Oracle Corporation (ORCL) CEO Safra Catz And Mark Hurd On Q1 2019 Results - E...

Posted on Mon Sep 17, 2018, 7:07 pm

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Q1 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call September 17, 2018 5:00 PM ET Executives Ken Bond - SVP Larry Ellison - Chairman and CTO Safra Catz - CEO Mark Hurd - CEO Analys...

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Reverse Engineering: Satellites Designed Around Scientific Instruments

Posted on Mon Sep 10, 2018, 5:00 pm

"Everybody's focused on building buses, but who cares about that?" said NovaWurks founder Talbot Jaeger. "How do you make the payloads and the data services better?" [Satellite Quiz: How Well Do You K...

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New film 'The Human Element' premieres in Portland

Posted on Sun Sep 9, 2018, 3:19 am

The event takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. Directed by Matthew Testa and featuring the work of writer/photographer James Balog, "The Human Element" explores how environmental change is affec...

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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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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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In-Game Mobile Ad Engagement More than 3x Other Mobile AppsHigh Click-Through...

Posted on Thu Jul 12, 2018, 5:42 am

Smaato manages up to 19 billion mobile ad impressions daily and reaches over 1 billion unique mobile users monthly. Founded in 2005 by mobile pioneers Ragnar Kruse and Petra Vorsteher, Smaato has glob...

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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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How Cisco Is Expanding Its Container and Kubernetes Efforts

Posted on Mon Jun 11, 2018, 12:00 pm

Helping to lead Cisco's strategic direction for containers is the company's CTO for cloud computing, Lew Tucker. In a video interview with eWEEK, Tucker details Cisco current product lineup for contai...

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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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DAVID PAUL GRUBER SR.

Posted on Wed Jun 6, 2018, 3:11 pm

GRUBER, David Paul Sr. age 76, died on Tuesday, May 29 as a result of complications from Alzheimer's Disease at HarborChase, a Memory Care community in Vero Beach, Florida. He was born December 1, 194...

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RBR Commended for Participation in GirlsGoCyberStart Competition

Posted on Fri Jun 1, 2018, 1:33 pm

The SANS institute is a private organization founded in 1989 that specializes in information security, cybersecurity training and certification.) On May 4, Michael Geraghty, the Director of NJCICC (Ne...

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Leaked memos reveal the deep divisions within Google over Pentagon contract

Posted on Thu May 31, 2018, 9:37 am

Google has hosted a series of debates between Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene, TCP co-inventor Vint Cerf (a former defense contractor who serves a Google's Chief Internet Evangelist) and Meredith Whitta...

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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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George Mason University Let Fossil Fuel Billionaires Help Choose Which Profes...

Posted on Mon Apr 30, 2018, 2:03 pm

A student-led lawsuit revealed that the Charles Koch Foundation had a hand in the hiring and firing of George Mason University professors, the Washington Post reports. University president Angel Cabre...

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BOOK EXTRACT: Catching the Thunder: Operation Icefish

Posted on Wed Apr 18, 2018, 5:00 pm

The text was written in longhand. "Peter will represent me. Paul Watson." Hammarstedt was already a loyal veteran. He had taken part in all of Sea Shepherd's large-scale campaigns since 2003. For ten ...

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