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Illumina Launches TruSight Software Suite, Accelerating Identification of Gen...

Posted on Fri Jul 10, 2020, 7:13 am

Developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and other key opinion leaders, the TruSight Software Suite reduces the interpretation bottleneck from as much as weeks to as little as hours. When combined ...

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Austin tech firm Planview acquires AI software maker Aptage

Posted on Thu Jul 9, 2020, 1:29 pm

Austin-based software maker Planview has acquired Austin-based Aptage, a company that makes artificial intelligence and machine learning-based business ...

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Musk claims Tesla will have 'basic functionality' for Level 5 autonomy this y...

Posted on Thu Jul 9, 2020, 8:30 am

Tesla has long sold its vehicles with a "full self-driving" option. For a chunk of change, owners can grab this option now and have some degree of autonomy enabled once Tesla decides to make it happen ...

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OtoNexus Medical Technologies Receives 4th Consecutive Funding Round from Kei...

Posted on Thu Jul 9, 2020, 7:13 am

OtoNexus Medical Technologies Inc., announced today that Keiretsu Capital has invested in OtoNexus for the fourth time. Keiretsu Capital ...

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Potential storm maker avoids Robeson County, but typical July weather in fore...

Posted on Wed Jul 8, 2020, 5:08 pm

A low pressure system credited with the potential to produce heavy rainfall and thunderstorms had the attention of weather watchers and private citizens as it made its way ...

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GeekWire Events

Posted on Tue Jul 7, 2020, 5:00 pm

From left to right: Amy Bohutinsky of TCV; Hope Cochran of Madrona and Dana Settle of Greycroft ... shared by Seattle startup veteran T.A. McCann at The Playbook, our speaker series where ...

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Dil Bechara - Official Trailer

Posted on Mon Jul 6, 2020, 9:33 am

Watch the Official Trailer from Hindi movie 'Dil Bechara' starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Sanjana Sanghi, Sahil Vaid, Swastika Mukherjee, Saswata Chatterjee and Saif Ali Khan. 'Dil Bechara' movie ...

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'A Nightmare': Georgia Tech Faculty Push Back Against In-Person Reopening Pla...

Posted on Sun Jul 5, 2020, 7:17 pm

Georgia Tech is a public university and is bound by the rules set by the University System of Georgia and its Board of Regents. New COVID-19 cases are rising in Georgia faster than ever before ...

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Dr. Paul E. Jacobs Joins Heal as Chairman

Posted on Sat Jul 4, 2020, 7:22 pm

Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal.

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Michael Shellenberger book Apocalypse Never exposes environmental activists

Posted on Wed Jul 1, 2020, 7:01 pm

There is a recurring puzzle in the history of the environmental movement: Why do green activists keep promoting policies that are harmful not only to humans but also to the environment Michael ...

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What Kelp Forests Can Do for the Climate

Posted on Wed Jul 1, 2020, 2:10 pm

Christophe Jospe, the chief development officer at Nori, a company that is working to make it easier to fund carbon removal initiatives, argues that with such a powerful sequestration tool at our ...

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All articles tagged: strategy books

Posted on Tue Jun 30, 2020, 5:00 pm

Articles published in strategy+business do not necessarily represent the views of the member firms of the PwC network. Reviews and mentions of publications, products, or services do not constitute ...

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Universal gut microbiome-derived signature predicts cirrhosis

Posted on Tue Jun 30, 2020, 9:44 am

A link between NAFLD and the gut microbiome is well-documented ... Brenner, Claude B. Sirlin, and Rob Knight, UC San Diego; Cyrielle Caussy, UC San Diego and University of Lyon, France; Jian ...

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Haydale Graphene Industries advances to phase 2 with its IRPC collaboration

Posted on Mon Jun 29, 2020, 12:21 am

Under the agreement, the Thai petrochemicals giant will pay an upfront fee to Haydale following the signing of the contract, with a second payment following the submission of the final report ...

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Is a Climate Pandemic the Future Reality?

Posted on Thu Jun 25, 2020, 3:16 am

According to Veerabhadran Ramanathan, distinguished professor of atmospheric and climate sciences at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, "Mitigation of super pollutants is the only way to keep ...

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Jason Preston

Posted on Wed Jun 24, 2020, 5:01 pm

Jason Preston is a freelance writer and the co-founder of Dent, an annual retreat in Sun Valley, ID that explores the magic and science of visionary leadership and groundbreaking success.

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Dell Up 20% Post Market On A Spin Off Of VMWare - Good News For The Market? H...

Posted on Tue Jun 23, 2020, 10:37 pm

Michael Dell is a titan of Wall Street, if he wants to sell his shiniest bauble, that's a tell VMWare is supposed to be part of the long-term strategy, what's c ...

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Chorus Ltd. ADR

Posted on Mon Jun 22, 2020, 4:11 am

Stocks: Real-time U.S. stock quotes reflect trades reported through Nasdaq only; comprehensive quotes and volume reflect trading in all markets and are delayed at least 15 minutes. International ...

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Hawaii-based Accelerator With a Focus on Biomedical Applications Raises $2M

Posted on Sun Jun 21, 2020, 5:01 pm

Cellular Bioengineering and its sister company SKAI Ventures are led by Hank C.K. Wuh, a surgeon, inventor and entrepreneur with a bachelors from Johns Hopkins, a masters in public health from Harvard ...

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New Franchise Owner Re-Launches Bold, Bad Ass Coffee Brand

Posted on Thu Jun 18, 2020, 1:38 am

Since purchasing the assets of the franchise company in July 2019, RACC has developed more than an inspired new logo, packaging and in-store design, it has rebuilt operations and the franchisee ...

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Poly Healthcare Solutions review

Posted on Wed Jun 17, 2020, 1:58 pm

Poly offers a power video platform with multiple potential uses in healthcare, but the reviews with frustrated users give us pause for concern. Poly is the current name for the former Polycom, an ...

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Wipro founder Azim Premji to retire, son to take over as executive chairman

Posted on Tue Jun 16, 2020, 5:00 pm

Azim Premji, India's second richest man and well-known philanthropist, has led Wipro's evolution from a vegetable oil company founded in 1946 into a global IT firm. "It has been a long and ...

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Spaces in Space Workshop

Posted on Tue Jun 16, 2020, 12:09 pm

The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) and the MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative held a workshop titled "The Spaces in Space: Optimizing Behavioral Health and Cognitive ...

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Breakout I

Posted on Tue Jun 16, 2020, 10:35 am

COVID-19: How the Global Pandemic Changed Cybersecurity and the World Forever The coronavirus pandemic has upended global industries in ways we never thought possible. The implications for ...

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The Globe and Mail

Posted on Tue Jun 16, 2020, 5:30 am

"We're continuing to build up our team, and we've got a strong board of directors led by Mark Godsy, who is a serial ... resulting in overall reductions in energy consumption.

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HD-beaming BMW visits San Francisco

Posted on Mon Jun 15, 2020, 10:20 pm

It was a BMW Mini with TV studio in back and a satellite dish on top. Philip Nelson, Senior Vice President of NewTek, gave ABC7 a tour. "We have Wi-Fi Internet in the car. And in the front seat ...

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InterDigital Inc.

Posted on Mon Jun 15, 2020, 9:40 am

07/22/2015 102 Award at $0 per share. 0 ...

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The 2013 PR 50: The Best Public Relations People In The Tech Industry

Posted on Mon Jun 15, 2020, 5:38 am

Plus, she does PR for some of the biggest companies backed by the VC firm like Flipboard, Nest, Mandiant, Beyond Meat, Square, Waze, and Twitter. She also planned the popular KPCB party at SXSW.

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iRobot Provides Business Update

Posted on Mon Jun 15, 2020, 12:45 am

Among the highlights: "Our anticipated second-quarter 2020 financial performance will be substantially better than we originally expected," stated Colin Angle, iRobot's chairman and chief ...

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How HRT can keep men's bone young - and stop mood swings

Posted on Sat Jun 13, 2020, 5:00 pm

The result is that the holes in the honeycomb structure of the bone get bigger, making it more prone to breaking. The sex hormones, oestrogen and testosterone, play a key role in the bone-forming ...

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The Battle for Pakistan

Posted on Fri Jun 12, 2020, 5:00 pm

Included are also senior political figures on both sides like Chuck Hagel, former US Secretary of Defense and Senator; and from Pakistan Riaz Mohammed Khan, former Foreign Secretary. These are ...

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UCD scientists receive funding to develop Covid-19 early warning system

Posted on Fri Jun 12, 2020, 3:43 am

I-Form, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Centre for Advanced ... SFI director general Prof Mark Ferguson said the projects exemplified the high international standards, agility and responsive ...

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George Floyd: Trump told to back off Seattle's Chaz police-free zone

Posted on Thu Jun 11, 2020, 7:53 pm

David Duncan, a captain with Ottawa Fire Services, opened the door of Station 37 on Earl Armstrong Road to find a shoeless young man who claimed he'd lost his footwear throwing them at a pursuing ...

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The 19 Best Enterprise Tech Venture Capitalists

Posted on Thu Jun 11, 2020, 7:20 pm

The word legendary always seems to proceed Vinod Khosla's name these days and for ... an interest in experimental tech lead him to start Khosla Ventures. But he still backs plenty of enterprise ...

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8 Firefighters Hurt Battling Md. House Fire

Posted on Thu Jun 11, 2020, 6:36 pm

It took firefighters about an hour to knock the fire down. Fire department spokesman Mark Brady says the family of five that lives in the home escaped unharmed. He says one resident was awakened ...

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Microsoft, biotech firm release data on COVID-19 immune response

Posted on Thu Jun 11, 2020, 11:23 am

Microsoft Corp. and Seattle biotech company ... deepen our collective understanding of the human immune response," Peter Lee, corporate vice president at Microsoft Research and Incubation, said ...

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This School In Rural Illinois Has Produced Some Of The Most Amazing Visionari...

Posted on Thu Jun 11, 2020, 6:28 am

Ray Ozzie was a computer science student at UIUC ... At age 59 he just launched another startup, a collaborative voice-calling app called Talko. AMD, the semiconductor company that makes computer ...

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Tony Blau

Posted on Wed Jun 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

Dr. C. Anthony Blau is a Professor in the Department of Medicine/Hematology, Adjunct Professor of Genome Sciences, and Co-Director of the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at the ...

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Erich Strohmaier Retiring After Nearly 20 Years at Berkeley Lab

Posted on Wed Jun 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

Coming to America Left to right, Horst Simon, Jonathan Carter, Kathy Yelick and Erich Strohmaier accept ... He had connections with researchers at Berkeley Lab and applied for a job. He was offered ...

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Eugenia - Broadway

Posted on Wed Jun 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

The film is directed by Louie Schwartzberg and is a consciousness-shifting film that takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an underground ...

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Sorry Apple: Siri is still lacking in one fundamental way

Posted on Wed Jun 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

This is not what a personal assistants should be, according to Nuance CMO Peter Mahoney. "Dialogue is really important," Mahoney told me last year. "In the original systems that came out ...

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Accenture, Airbus, GE and Hitachi Join Intel Neuromorphic Research Community

Posted on Wed Jun 10, 2020, 3:04 pm

Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal.

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EnsoData Accelerates Analysis of Human Health, Improving Diagnostic Accuracy ...

Posted on Wed Jun 10, 2020, 10:35 am

"We believe that EnsoData will be a game-changer for the way we diagnose and treat patients," said Mark Gorenberg, Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners. "Sleep is just the beginning.

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NVIDIA Shares News of Post-Tegra 4 Chips

Posted on Tue Jun 9, 2020, 10:00 pm

NVIDIA already has its sights set on the future of its mobile processor offerings, and at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, CEO Jen Hsun-Huang spelled-out what hardware is next from his ...

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Elgin James Net Worth

Posted on Tue Jun 9, 2020, 10:29 am

Elgin James net worth: Elgin James is a filmmaker ... including from Robert Redford and Ed Harris. On the same day he received the sentence, Elgin was hired by Brian Grazer to write a screenplay.

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Black Lives Matter movement reshapes the media landscape

Posted on Tue Jun 9, 2020, 1:56 am

Vox's David Roberts wrote Monday, "The question is where are the boundaries and, just as importantly, who draws them? Who decides what is in bounds and out of bounds? Is it the press's job to draw ...

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Brain-Reading Tech Could Detect Drug Side-Effects

Posted on Mon Jun 8, 2020, 5:00 pm

The company's founder and chairman Philip Low, PhD expressed his excitement over the partnership ... of Humanity's most challenging and mysterious conditions." Low created NeuroVigil in 2007, and the ...

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

Posted on Mon Jun 8, 2020, 5:00 pm

But Peter Neupert, an operating partner with Health Evolution Partners, a private equity firm that invests in health companies, said he did not think the switch in contractors likely would affect the ...

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TikTok sees live broadcasts and more DIY videos in its future

Posted on Mon Jun 8, 2020, 6:12 am

a little bit of a variety show," Thoensen said. Thoensen spoke to Jim Louderback, general manager of VidCon, an online video tech conference, as part of CNET's Now What interview series.

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InterPlanetary Festival announces June lineup

Posted on Sat Jun 6, 2020, 5:00 pm

In addition to free and accessible science talks and panels, the festival will feature outdoor musical performances by artist JiHAE, Santa Fe funk band The Sticky, theremin virtuoso Rob Schwimmer ...

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