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Can Science Fiction save your company, and help it survive and succeed?

Posted on Fri Mar 22, 2019, 11:01 pm

Meanwhile, in Harvard Business Review, Bandwidth-author Eliot Peper wrote a popular piece titled ... anthology of science fiction short stories written by authors such as David Brin, Elizabeth Bear, ...

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Elon Musk hints that the web browsers in Tesla cars are going to get a lot be...

Posted on Fri Mar 22, 2019, 2:39 pm

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Friday that the company's electric cars are getting a new web browser. After a Tesla owner complained on Twitter about the unreliability of the browser in their vehicle's ...

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uBiome Awards Grant to The Australian National University to Study the Associ...

Posted on Thu Mar 21, 2019, 6:19 am

this is the first study focused particularly on the relationship between Borderline Personality Disorder and the gut microbiome," said Jessica Richman, PhD, co-founder and CEO of uBiome. "We are proud ...

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Dan Gillmor

Posted on Tue Mar 19, 2019, 10:53 am

Dan Gillmor serves as an Advisor of FON Wireless Ltd. Mr. Gillmor ... He founded and serves as Director of the Center for Citizen Media, a joint project with Harvard University's Berkman Center for ...

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Davis Brimer

Posted on Tue Mar 19, 2019, 5:13 am

Davis Brimer Co-founded Active Life Technologies LLC in 2010 ... culture around the shared vision of living and prolonging an Active Life. He founded Active Life Scientific, Inc. in 2010 and served as ...

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Hank C. K. Wuh

Posted on Tue Mar 19, 2019, 2:22 am

Dr. Hank C. K. Wuh, MD, MPH is a Founder of Cellular Bioengineering, Inc., and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. Dr. Wuh is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Skai ...

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J. Andrew Rogers

Posted on Mon Mar 18, 2019, 11:28 pm

Mr. J. Andrew Rogers is the Founder of SpaceCurve, Inc. and also serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Rogers served as the Chief Executive Officer of SpaceCurve, Inc. He is a pioneer in the ...

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House Tackles Threat to Endangered Whale From Seismic Testing

Posted on Mon Mar 18, 2019, 12:40 pm

Cornell University biologist Chris Clark told lawmakers that the constant and intense disturbance of the blasts can disrupt communication between mothers and calves, and even separate them over time. ...

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Mark Thiele

Posted on Mon Mar 18, 2019, 6:59 am

Mark Thiele has been the Chief Strategy Officer at Apcera ... and has been a leader in efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of IT. Prior to joining ServiceMesh, he served as Director of Business ...

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Plantronics is transforming into a 'new' brand called Poly

Posted on Mon Mar 18, 2019, 3:06 am

In case you missed it, last year Plantronics acquired Polycom for $2 billion ... "Today feels like my first day as CEO of a new company," said Joe Burton, Poly's president and chief executive officer. ...

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HMicro Closes $5.5M in Series B Funding

Posted on Sun Mar 17, 2019, 5:00 pm

Fremont, California -- October 21, 2014 -- HMicro, a wireless solutions firm developing integrated products for medical, industrial and the broad Internet of Things, announced today that it has ...

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Wayne Dickinson

Posted on Sat Mar 16, 2019, 12:00 pm

R. Grace & Co., NASA and the U.S. Navy. He joined Jon Myers in 2007... to focus on developing a useful product from carbon dioxide. The result of that work is Graphene Technologies. He is a mechanical ...

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Don Budinger

Posted on Sat Mar 16, 2019, 4:52 am

Mr. Don Budinger has been a Member of Advisory Board of Strategic News Service LLC since March 2012. Mr. Budinger serves as a Trustee of Arizona State University-Tempe. He serves as Chairman and ...

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Lakers' Lance Stephenson (toe) will not play versus Pistons Friday

Posted on Fri Mar 15, 2019, 3:51 pm

Stephenson was considered probable with a toe injury but the Lakers will not push it as they continue to tank the rest of the season. Lance joins LeBron James, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram, and Lonzo ...

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Lesbians of 1916 are the Rising's 'hidden history'

Posted on Thu Mar 14, 2019, 5:00 pm

Maeve Sheehan In the 1916 commemorations, women are celebrated as the forgotten heroes of 1916. But there is another hidden history and it concerns women who loved women. RTE's flagship 1916 drama, ...

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Following 'stellar' flat sales growth, operating profit dip, Oracle says it h...

Posted on Thu Mar 14, 2019, 4:35 pm

Oracle stock closed at $53.06 per share on Wednesday ... On a conference call for investors, Catz said, "Cloud is now more than double what it was three years ago." Mark Hurd, also-CEO, celebrated the ...

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Juniper Networks Expands Networking Simplicity Through Support of SONiC

Posted on Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:05 am

Yousef Khalidi, CVP, Azure Networking, Microsoft Corp. Additional Resources About Juniper Networks Juniper Networks simplifies the complexities of networking in the cloud era with products, solutions ...

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David W. Garrison

Posted on Thu Mar 14, 2019, 9:35 am

Garrison has been an Independent Director at Phillips Edison & Company, Inc. since November 14, 2018. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of iBAHN Corporation. Mr. Garrison served as President of ...

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Iron Mountain Incorporated INSIDERS ON Board Members

Posted on Wed Mar 13, 2019, 4:21 pm

The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed by S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global. Bloomberg.com does not create or control the content. For ...

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'Running circles around everyone else' Michael Dell taunts storage competitor...

Posted on Wed Mar 13, 2019, 8:29 am

Dell claimed it was "running circles" around its rivals in a front page advertisement in the Wall Street Journal. Michael Dell (pictured) tweeted the ad, which displayed figures from analyst IDC, ...

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Azim Premji Pledges Wipro Shares Worth Rs 52,750 Crore For Philanthropy

Posted on Wed Mar 13, 2019, 5:32 am

IT (information technology) czar and Wipro Chairman Azim Premji has earmarked 34 per cent of Wipro shares worth Rs 52,750 crore ($7.5 billion) for his philanthropic activities, a statement said on ...

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Global warming an urgent problem

Posted on Sat Mar 9, 2019, 4:00 pm

At least one climate scientist, Wieslaw Maslowski of the Naval Postgraduate School, projects a blue, ice-free Arctic Ocean in summers by 2013, an event that has never occurred before, as long as human ...

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Vernor Vinge

Posted on Sat Mar 9, 2019, 4:00 pm

Mathematician; Computer Scientist; Hugo Award-winning Novelist, A Fire Upon The Deep, Rainbow's End VERNOR VINGE is a mathematician, computer scientist, and science fiction author who is a retired San ...

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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Thu Mar 7, 2019, 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 ...

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Jay Giraud

Posted on Thu Mar 7, 2019, 3:24 am

Mr. Jay Giraud serves as Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Damon X Labs. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Mojio, Inc. Prior to Mojio, Mr. Giraud built the ...

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Samuel Hügli

Posted on Tue Mar 5, 2019, 4:10 am

He held various positions at Ringier from 2000 to 2011. He served as the Chief Information Officer, Head of Technology & Informatics, Head of... Corporate Center, Executive Officer and Member of Group ...

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Grupo Salinas Reaffirms Its Commitment to Inclusive Prosperity by Joining UN ...

Posted on Tue Feb 26, 2019, 11:25 am

Grupo Salinas, a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies, deeply committed to the modernization of the countries where they operate, and founded by entrepreneur Ricardo ...

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1CellBio and the Open Medicine Institute Join Forces to Demonstrate Power of ...

Posted on Wed Feb 20, 2019, 4:00 pm

high-throughput scRNA-seq platform that provides enhanced experimental control and more actionable information compared to other existing platforms, said Andreas Kogelnik, MD, PhD, Founder, The Open ...

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Chinese hackers increase attacks on telecoms companies

Posted on Wed Feb 20, 2019, 7:27 am

Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and chief technology officer of CrowdStrike, said Chinese cyber espionage was now back to the same levels seen prior to a US-China agreement to limit economic spying ...

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Kazacos and Coroneos team up in cyber security push

Posted on Tue Feb 19, 2019, 1:27 pm

Technology and internet industry veterans, Peter Kazacos and Peter Coroneos, have joined forces to take aim at the cyber security market. The two have formed a new cyber security venture called Icon ...

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Jim Cramer: Nvidia and the Driving Need For More Computing

Posted on Fri Feb 15, 2019, 5:01 am

"The world needs more computing." That simple statement by Jen-Hsun Huang last night on the much more upbeat Nvidia (NVDA) call than just a few weeks ago, is the main reason why I think you can ...

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Bright Simons promotes innovative approaches for consumer protection

Posted on Thu Feb 14, 2019, 12:08 am

The President of mPedigree, Bright Simons, through use of mobile and web technologies has helped in securing products against counterfeiting and diversion. Simons current research and innovation focus ...

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NASA to reach out Opportunity rover before shutting down Mars mission

Posted on Tue Feb 12, 2019, 10:54 pm

I mean that" said Professor Steven Squyres, mission's principal investigator told The New York Times. If the storm has damaged the rover drastically, "that's an honorable death", Squyres added. Mars ...

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Vortex Plans to Open 2,500-Seat Dome Multiplex for Headset-Free VR Experience...

Posted on Tue Feb 12, 2019, 8:37 am

"Our goal is to really use the power of GPU supercomputers to create spectacular things for the dome that you would never experience at home on the headset," said Vortex president and CTO Ed Lantz in ...

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Environmentally-friendly laundry with ozone technology

Posted on Sat Feb 9, 2019, 8:29 am

Managing director Philippa Lewis says ozone cleaning first caught her attention in 2015. She subsequently installed the necessary equipment with the assistance of the Energy Efficiency and ...

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Microsoft debuts healthcare messaging features, new bot service

Posted on Fri Feb 8, 2019, 7:19 am

all in a single place to coordinate care," Peter Lee, corporate vice president for Microsoft Healthcare, wrote in a blog on the company's website. The Healthcare Bot can be adapted to help ...

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Whale watchers need to stay farther away from endangered orcas, legislators p...

Posted on Wed Feb 6, 2019, 11:29 am

The bill would also create a licensing system to limit the number of orca-watch tours once its three-year moratorium lifts. About 500,000 people take a whale watch tour each year in Washington and ...

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iRobot Just Unveiled Terra, Its First Robotic Lawn Mower

Posted on Wed Jan 30, 2019, 11:45 am

iRobot chairman and CEO Colin Angle stated: iRobot is building an ecosystem of robots and technologies that help people do more both inside and outside of the home. The robot mower segment is well ...

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Reliance among top 250 world retailers in 2017: Deloitte

Posted on Wed Jan 23, 2019, 3:21 am

and most of the emerging markets experiencing significant currency depreciation the global economy will slow down in the near future," Deloitte Global Chief Economist Ira Kalish said in the report. ...

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Vail Symposium to celebrate the great outdoors

Posted on Tue Jan 22, 2019, 5:02 pm

On Monday, writer and producer James Balog and producer Olivia Ahnemann will give insight and behind-the-scenes commentary on their documentary, "The Human Element." On Thursday, adaptive climber ...

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Q&A: There's a secret sauce to Oracle Autonomous Database

Posted on Thu Jan 17, 2019, 11:45 pm

Not all databases or data centres are made equal, according to Steve Daheb, senior vice-president of Oracle Cloud. Speaking to the media during the Oracle OpenWorld conference in London this week, ...

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CyPhy Works rebrands as drone data collection company Aria Insights

Posted on Tue Jan 15, 2019, 6:41 am

CyPhy Works announced this morning that it is shifting focus and rebranding as Aria Insights. The new company is focused ... CyPhy was founded in 2008 by iRobot co-founder Helen Greiner. After serving ...

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How safe will Hyperloop travel be?

Posted on Mon Jan 14, 2019, 5:30 pm

Reuters spoke to Bibop Gresta, the Chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies about what challenges the technology faces. Hyperloop travel is getting closer to becoming a reality, with a host ...

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Start-up Bird backs down in electric scooter legal row

Posted on Mon Jan 14, 2019, 4:23 am

Start-up Bird offers electric scooters in around 40 US cities, which are hired via an app. Bird accused Cory Doctorow of copyright infringement for linking to a forum about a device which enables ...

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Can Business Models Contribute to Higher GDP?

Posted on Sun Jan 13, 2019, 6:12 pm

Countries that support technology-based business models without ignoring more traditional ones demonstrate positive GDP growth, according to Deloitte research. William Ribaudo In business, the ...

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Microsoft's Twofer: 2 Deals in 2 Days for 2 Separate Goals

Posted on Wed Jan 9, 2019, 11:20 pm

Talko may be better known as being one of former Microsoft CTO Ray Ozzie's creations. Microsoft is no stranger to acquisitions and rarely is it immediately clear how any one acquisition fits into its ...

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Wrapping up 2018 with eye toward 2019

Posted on Tue Jan 8, 2019, 9:58 am

No. 11 UCF (12-1) 2019 opener: vs. Florida A&M. Gone: WR Dredrick Snelson; LB Pat Jasinski; DE Titus Davis. Back: RB Greg McRae; WR Gabriel Davis; RB Adrian Killins Jr. Heat check: The health of QB ...

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Democratization of AI, 5G nets among top 2019 opportunities

Posted on Mon Jan 7, 2019, 11:27 am

"Corporations need help identifying the best use cases for AI," explained Jeff Loucks, executive director of Deloitte's center for technology, media & telecommunications at Deloitte Services LP. A ...

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Urban Planners Race To Catch Up With Infra For Self-Driving Cars

Posted on Sat Jan 5, 2019, 7:19 pm

When Sheryl Connelly was growing up in Metro Detroit ... bunch of drivers that were sleeping behind the wheel," said Connelly, the in-house futurist for Ford Motor Co. Prediction is perilous work, and ...

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Items Tagged with 'James Redford'

Posted on Mon Dec 31, 2018, 4:00 pm

Since 1983, the Grand Rapids Business Journal has been West Michigan's primary and most-trusted source of local business news. The weekly print edition of the Business Journal, a must-read for the ...

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