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Tesla chief Elon Musk unveils a $35,000 Model 3 (that actually costs a bit more)

Posted on Thu Oct 18, 2018, 6:13 pm

Tesla chief Elon Musk said late Thursday that the automaker was preparing to sell the cheapest version yet of its newest electric car, the Model 3, signaling an attempt to get back to business after m...

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Carl Icahn says Michael Dell trying to coerce Dell tracking stock holders wit...

Posted on Mon Oct 15, 2018, 9:40 am

Activist investor Carl Icahn says Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake are "manipulating" and "coercing" shareholders of the tracking stock of VMware into accepting their buyout offer. By ...

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Angry liberals have no one to blame but themselves

Posted on Thu Oct 11, 2018, 8:25 am

Most of the liberal anger about the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been directed, naturally enough, at Republicans. Some of it has, however, been aimed at Democrats (whom some liberals th...

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The Sundance Kid: New Redford film shines light from a true star

Posted on Wed Oct 10, 2018, 9:33 am

Redford plays a general placed in military prison for disobeying direct orders from the president. He immediately clashes with the abusive, sadistic warden (the much-missed James Gandolfini) and Redfo...

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Next step for NBA is hiring women in positions of power

Posted on Tue Oct 9, 2018, 12:05 am

As sales plunge, King County home inventory has biggest jump on record Q&A: Microsoft's Brad Smith ... AP Basketball Writers Tim Reynolds and Brian Mahoney and AP Sports Writers Dave Campbell, Andrew ...

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Nearly all Chorus broadband subcontractors breaching labour laws, MBIE says

Posted on Sun Oct 7, 2018, 11:22 pm

Chorus chief executive Kate McKenzie says she's extremely disappointed. "We have always been clear in our expectations of our subcontractors regarding employment practices, to the extent that breaches ...

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U.S. firm unveils hyperloop 'pod' to shuttle riders at 760 mph

Posted on Tue Oct 2, 2018, 10:10 am

Virgin Hyperloop is the other. "The importance of what we achieved is that it's a real full-scale capsule," HTT co-founder Bibop Gresta told CNBC. "This is the first time that we've shown what a hyper...

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uBiome Awards Grant to Harvard Medical School to Study Exceptional Responders...

Posted on Mon Oct 1, 2018, 5:00 pm

cutting-edge science investigating important populations with the potential to make significant discoveries," said Jessica Richman, PhD, co-founder and CEO of uBiome. "We are only beginning to underst...

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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Thu Sep 27, 2018, 5:00 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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CyberSecurity Breakthrough Honors Venafi with "Authentication Solution of the...

Posted on Wed Sep 26, 2018, 10:35 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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US Department of Energy grants funding to expand quantum information science ...

Posted on Wed Sep 26, 2018, 12:58 am

Berkeley Lab also announced a new partnership between Berkeley Lab ... also known as supercomputers. According to Jonathan Carter, computing sciences deputy and co-principal investigator at AQT, quant...

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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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Olis Robotics Announces Acquisition of Machine Learning Startup to Help Lead ...

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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Developer-funded billboards raise eyebrows in Vancouver mayoral race

Posted on Sun Sep 23, 2018, 1:05 pm

The Globe and Mail has reported that the ads were paid for using $85,000 given to lawyer David Gruber by his client, Vancouver developer Peter Wall. Asked whether he or his campaign had any ...

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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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Cea heralds next phase of digital TV transition in the US

Posted on Tue Sep 11, 2018, 5:00 pm

02 Mar, 2007 - 08:05 PM IST | By indiantelevision.com Team | 110 Reads Sony Pictures Network (SPN) India has acquired the rights of homegrown MMA league- Kumite-1 league. Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD wi...

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Film explores theory that enviro toxins are linked to ALS, Parkinson's, Alzhe...

Posted on Fri Sep 7, 2018, 5:00 pm

Scientist Paul Cox, pictured, and filmmaker Bo Landin will lead a discussion after a screening of the film 'Toxic Puzzle: Hunt for the Hidden Killer' Wednesday at the Toledo Museum of Art. When the 20...

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3D Systems Transforming Manufacturing with End-to-End Solutions - WLOX.com - ...

Posted on Tue Sep 4, 2018, 5:00 pm

"In 2016, while at IMTS, I shared my strategy for how 3D Systems would make 3D production real. It would require customer collaboration, new innovation, and would be driven by the experience and exper...

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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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Smaato Accelerates Growth in APAC With Key Industry Leader Hires

Posted on Tue Aug 28, 2018, 2:03 am

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

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Sun Aug 19, 2018, 12:13 pm

Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer of IBiS Networks joins us on Sunrise. For more information click HERE. Hurricane Lane is now churning through the Central Pacific basin as a po...

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iRobot Corporation's (IRBT) CEO Colin Angle on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Cal...

Posted on Wed Jul 25, 2018, 11:07 am

iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) Q2 2018 Results Earnings Conference Call July 25, 2018 8:30 AM ET Executives Elise Caffrey - Investor Relations Colin Angle - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Fou...

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Exploring Advances in Sustainable Energy Solutions on Innovations TV Series

Posted on Wed Jul 11, 2018, 5:00 pm

"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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Krzanich Leaves Intel with Many Questions (and a Few Answers)

Posted on Thu Jun 21, 2018, 5:00 pm

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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This startup can make avocados last twice as long before going bad

Posted on Tue Jun 19, 2018, 7:50 am

"Already, we're able to bring avocados to places that didn't have access to top-quality before, or that often ran out," said James Rogers, Apeel's chief executive. "It's so rewarding to me personally ...

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Rohan Hastie Named as Metabolon CEO Following the Retirement of Its Co-Founde...

Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2018, 6:05 am

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metabolon, Inc., the global leader in metabolomics, today announced that John Ryals, PhD, has retired as its president and chief executi...

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Tamedia : CEO Axel Konjack is leaving homegate.ch

Posted on Thu May 24, 2018, 1:09 am

Zurich, 24 May 2018 - The present CEO of homegate.ch, Axel Konjack, is handing over the management of the leading Swiss property platform in October and will be moving to Ringier as COO International ...

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AMD lines up new processors for enterprise users

Posted on Tue May 15, 2018, 4:34 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 s...

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NVIDIA (NVDA) Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Posted on Thu May 10, 2018, 7:28 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 Toshi...

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Plantronics' (PLT) CEO Joe Burton on Q4 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcri...

Posted on Tue May 1, 2018, 7:52 pm

Plantronics Inc. (NYSE:PLT) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call May 1, 2018 5:00 PM ET Executives Joe Burton - CEO Pam Strayer - CFO Will Zelver - IR Analysts Greg Burns - Sidoti & Company Bill Baker - G...

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CleanChoice Energy Announces 42.5 Megawatts of Community Solar in Minnesota

Posted on Tue May 1, 2018, 2:18 am

The state is the national leader for community solar and these new farms mean thousands of more Minnesotans can support local clean energy while saving money on their utility bills," said Tom Matzzie, ...

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World Socialist Web Site

Posted on Thu Apr 19, 2018, 5:00 pm

Documentarian Matthew Testa centers his film, The Human Element, around the work of photographer James Balog, who has been tracking human-caused environmental changes for 35 years. That an environment...

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Former U2 stage to be centerpiece of Utah aquarium...

Posted on Sat Apr 14, 2018, 4:41 am

"In its new life, it can still function as a stage, but that's not really what it's there for," said Brent Andersen, the Draper aquarium's founder and CEO. "It's to help get people into that state of ...

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Facebook's Zuckerberg is sorry about your data -- Now, here's how to protect ...

Posted on Tue Apr 10, 2018, 2:11 pm

That is where this control rightly and necessarily belongs. Steve Shillingford is a digital privacy and cybersecurity expert, and is founder and CEO of Anonyome Labs.

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What's 'social jet lag'? How class time can determine what grade you get, stu...

Posted on Fri Mar 30, 2018, 11:18 am

What are key times as we spin through 24 hours? Sharon OkadaThe Sacramento Bee Benjamin Smarr, study co-author and postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, has a theory for why t...

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The hybrid trap

Posted on Thu Mar 29, 2018, 6:11 am

The electric car Suarez pointed out that it was General Motors that ... Gibson even told documentary filmmaker Chris Paine that the first time he drove his EV1 he "felt like Batman." "The car was fast ...

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Qualcomm's ex-CEO is leaving its board as he tries to take the company privat...

Posted on Fri Mar 16, 2018, 9:16 am

Qualcomm Inc. said director Paul Jacobs, the San Diego chipmaker's former chief executive and son of its founder, is leaving its board after he decided to explore an acquisition of the company. "The b...

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Wipro Group chairman Azim Premji pledges support to eradicate malnutrition in...

Posted on Tue Mar 6, 2018, 1:29 pm

BHUBANESWAR: Chairman of Wipro Group and renowned philanthropist Azim Premji on Tuesday said government and philanthropic collaboration can enhance community access to service delivery and set path fo...

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Jeff Bezos Is Helping to Build a Clock Meant to Keep Time for 10,000 Years

Posted on Wed Feb 21, 2018, 10:03 pm

The organization building the clock, the Long Now Foundation, wanted to create a tribute to thinking about the future. Founded by computer scientist Danny Hillis and Whole Earth Catalog publisher Stew...

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Pomegranate-inspired electrode could mean longer lithium-ion battery life

Posted on Sun Feb 18, 2018, 4:00 pm

This holds significant possibilities for extending the battery life of common gadgets such as cell phones ... tablets and electric cars," said Yi Cui, an associate professor at Stanford and SLAC who l...

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X Prize Foundation Is Betting on Placenta Stem Cells to Improve, Extend Life

Posted on Sat Feb 17, 2018, 6:21 am

Feb.15 -- Peter Diamandis, chairman at X Prize Foundation, discusses how scientists have been working within Celgene to use placental cells for regenerative medicine, to fight cancer and treat patient...

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Visual Studio Code Added to Anaconda Python Distro for Data Scientists

Posted on Fri Feb 16, 2018, 2:08 pm

Anaconda, originally Continuum Analytics, is an Austin ... to identify potential errors in an integrated development environment like Visual Studio. Mathew Lodge, senior vice president of products at ...

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InterDigital : Smart City Tech to Drive Over 5% Incremental GDP, Trillions in...

Posted on Thu Jan 25, 2018, 4:21 am

Using GDP growth as a key metric, the white paper, commissioned by InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) on behalf of its Smart Cities-focused business, ChordantTM, highlighted the following three dimensions or ...

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Black holes collide in VR at Sundance, courtesy of filmmaker Eliza McNitt

Posted on Wed Jan 24, 2018, 2:15 pm

Its namesake is Eliza McNitt, a 26-year-old filmmaker making her Sundance debut this week with the 13-minute virtual-reality experience "Spheres: Songs of Spacetime," which plunges participants into a ...

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Pet translator could be available in ten years time

Posted on Thu Jan 11, 2018, 4:00 pm

Scroll down for video In just ten years time your dog or cat could talk to you instead of barking or meowing, according to leading experts (stock image) Professor Con Slobodchikoff from Northern Arizo...

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Fairpointe adds to shareholder demands over Nuance CEO plan

Posted on Sun Jan 7, 2018, 4:00 pm

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Fairpointe Capital LLC, Nuance Communications Inc's tenth largest shareholder, said on Monday it had voiced ... is seeking a successor to chief executive Paul Ricci, who announced in ...

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Microsoft, Adaptive Biotechnologies Work on AI-Enabled Immunology

Posted on Thu Jan 4, 2018, 4:12 pm

said Peter Lee, corporate vice president of Microsoft AI and Research, in a Jan. 4 announcement. "This universal map of the immune system will enable earlier and more accurate diagnosis of disease and ...

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Connecticut court won't free elephants that activists say deserve 'liberty an...

Posted on Sat Dec 30, 2017, 7:00 pm

In November, attorney Steven Wise and the Nonhuman Rights Project sought a writ of habeas corpus in Connecticut Superior Court on behalf of the elephants, which belong to a traveling zoo based in Gosh...

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Blockchain For The Grid: 5 Use Cases

Posted on Thu Dec 28, 2017, 1:19 am

The second is a recurring theme in the blockchain for the grid series, which is that deregulation is ... The principals both have experience in this space. Christophe Jospe worked under Dr. Klaus Lack...

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