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Jurors expected to begin deliberating in Elon Musk defamation trial

Posted on Fri Dec 6, 2019, 3:10 am

Jurors were expected to begin deliberating in Los Angeles on Friday in the lawsuit brought against Elon Musk by a British cave explorer who says the Tesla founder defamed him with tweets suggesting he ...

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

Posted on Sat Nov 30, 2019, 4:00 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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Vernor Vinge

Posted on Fri Nov 29, 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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Dell Misses Revenue Estimates, But Profitability Remains Strong

Posted on Wed Nov 27, 2019, 4:05 pm

There are challenges ahead, and let's not forget the most trending one: how to balance invention with a more sustainable environmental impact! But Michael Dell is equally focused on building both his ...

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Intercontinental Exchange Extends Global Product Licensing Agreement with Eri...

Posted on Wed Nov 27, 2019, 12:42 pm

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

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BASED ON A TRUE STORY, HOLD ON OPENS DECEMBER 6TH FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON IN S...

Posted on Wed Nov 27, 2019, 6:52 am

The two decided to collaborate on Hold On at a time when both were in ... Executive producers are Ed Martin, Ozzie Areu, Michael Tadross, Kevin Montgomery, Sean Ringgold and Rony Zeltser. Featuring ...

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Amazon brings Alexa to AWS IoT Core devices

Posted on Mon Nov 25, 2019, 11:00 am

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels told VentureBeat in a recent interview that AWS customers deploy upwards of hundreds of thousands of sensors. Alexa Voice Service (AVS) Integration for AWS IoT Core First on ...

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Donald Trump STILL thinks CrowdStrike data firm has the hacked Democratic Par...

Posted on Fri Nov 22, 2019, 7:03 am

THE UKRAINIAN CONNECTION One version of the conspiracy theory holds that CrowdStrike is owned by a wealthy Ukrainian. In fact, company co-founder Dmitri Alperovitch is a Russian-born U.S. citizen who ...

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Business leadership award conferred on Azim Premji

Posted on Thu Nov 21, 2019, 11:50 am

The 19th Madras Management Association (MMA)-Amalgamations Business Leadership Award was conferred on Azim Premji, chairman, Wipro Limited. A. Krishnamoorthy, chairman, The Amalgamations Group, ...

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Lawrence B. Brilliant

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

President of the Skoll Urgent Threats Fund and Senior Adviser to Jeff ... federal and international levels. As a technologist, Larry Brilliant was the co-founder with Stewart Brand of The Well, an ...

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The AI Eye: Apple and Salesforce Launch AI-Powered App, Intel Unveils oneAPI

Posted on Mon Nov 18, 2019, 5:37 am

Edy Liongosari, chief research scientist at Accenture Labs, explained: "As artificial intelligence continues to permeate our world, neuromorphic computing has the potential to transform computing ...

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Catholic Bishops Vote to Revise Rules for Health Care Partnerships

Posted on Sat Nov 16, 2019, 4:00 pm

"We are the canary in the coal mine when it comes to religious oversight of health care," said Monica Harrington, a board member of the Center for Reproductive Rights and former senior policy analyst ...

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Yovanovitch Neatly Picks Apart GOP Talking Point That Ukraine Was Out To Get ...

Posted on Fri Nov 15, 2019, 10:14 am

Former ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch calmly dismantled ... Castor shifted gears and brought up an op-ed written by Valeriy Chaly, former Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S., in which ...

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Jeremy Lin Undefeated In China

Posted on Wed Nov 13, 2019, 6:16 am

Beijing Ducks v Shandong West King at Beijing Wukesong Sport Arena on November 6, 2019 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images) Getty Images He has scored 24, 25, 26 and 27 points in the ...

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Global warming an urgent problem

Posted on Tue Nov 12, 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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PayPal's job recruiting secret: Hackathons

Posted on Wed Nov 6, 2019, 4:00 pm

"They get to learn about our products and our company," said PayPal's Chief Technology Officer James Barrese. "We get to see what they are able to produce." Tech talent is in high demand these days, ...

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13 is a lucky number for the Spirit Film Festival in Tel Aviv

Posted on Wed Nov 6, 2019, 8:02 am

The Magic Beneath Us by Louie Schwartzberg. It features amazingly beautiful time-lapse photography and experts speaking about the potential of mushrooms to heal and change lives. The closing-night ...

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Consumer Alert: Are Banks Exaggerating EMV Chip Progress, Capabilities?

Posted on Tue Nov 5, 2019, 2:55 pm

payment data in retail and point of sale environments are better protected with chip cards -- card holders have much greater security at the point of sale with their own card data," says David ...

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Hand Hygiene Technology Startup Hyginex Receives Investment from Persistent S...

Posted on Sat Nov 2, 2019, 5:00 pm

"Hyginex's unique approach based on innovative wearable technology protects patients in hospitals and improves global healthcare," says Dr. Sridhar Jagannathan, chief innovation officer for Persistent ...

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CNU.NZ - Chorus Ltd Key Developments | Reuters

Posted on Thu Oct 24, 2019, 8:28 pm

Chorus Says Kate Mckenzie To Step Down As CEO Aug 26 (Reuters) - Chorus Ltd ::KATE MCKENZIE TO STEP DOWN AS CHORUS CEO.KATE MCKENZIE IS TO STEP DOWN AS CEO AND MANAGING DIRECTOR AT END OF 2019 ...

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iRobot co-founder and CEO Colin Angle talks tariff troubles and data dilemmas

Posted on Mon Oct 14, 2019, 5:00 pm

Today, despite increasing competition over the past 17 years, iRobot co-founder and CEO Colin Angle says his Boston-based robotics company been able to maintain a global market share of the ...

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FLIR buys Aria patents, aiming to merge ground and drone robots for military use

Posted on Fri Oct 4, 2019, 2:41 am

the company rebranded as Aria Insights to emphasize a new focus on the analysis of aerial data collected by drones, but ceased operations only two months later. Wells said that FLIR Systems has no ...

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Kroger First to Take Apeel Produce Coast-to-Coast

Posted on Wed Sep 18, 2019, 3:33 am

"Kroger is leading the way to alleviate the food waste crisis at every level, from its supply chain to its retail stores to the homes of over 11 million customers who shop at Kroger every day," said ...

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Oracle talks up the benefits of key partnerships

Posted on Tue Sep 17, 2019, 6:22 pm

Fresh from recent announcements that make traditional competitors Microsoft and VMware Oracle's new bedfellows, the company hasn't ruled out more of the same going forward. Indeed, Steve Daheb, Oracle ...

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InterDigital Makes Debut at IBC 2019 With Next-Generation Immersive Video Tec...

Posted on Fri Sep 13, 2019, 7:22 am

InterDigital R&I is focused on developing new technologies and standards that can maximize the ultra-low latency of these networks, and bring fully immersive content experiences to users," said Henry ...

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Trend Micro Nurtures Global Cybersecurity Talent Development

Posted on Mon Sep 2, 2019, 5:00 pm

The Trend Micro CTF 2019 -- Raimund Genes Cup invites teams from around the world to test their skills in today's most critical areas of security risk. This cornerstone event is one of many ways Trend ...

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NFL season preview: 10 things you need to know

Posted on Mon Sep 2, 2019, 5:00 pm

Satellite and cable options cost even more in 2019. For instance, Bell (satellite), Shaw (cable) and Rogers (cable) are charging about $200 each for the four-month regular-season service. Only DAZN ...

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An investor trying to bridge the gap between tech and D.C. has some advice fo...

Posted on Mon Aug 19, 2019, 5:00 pm

Founder Yanev Suissa says Trump's goals to improve procurement ... The firm now has $60 million under management, Suissa told CNBC, and is investing in early stage, enterprise tech companies. Suissa ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Blasts Marketing 'Selling the Idea That Real Men Eat Me...

Posted on Wed Aug 14, 2019, 8:07 am

The seven-time Mr. Olympia and former bodybuilder appears in The Game Changers, a documentary from Oscar-winners Louie Psihoyos and James Cameron about the rise of the plant-based food industry in ...

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Documentary shines light on the medically undiagnosed

Posted on Mon Aug 12, 2019, 5:00 pm

I didn't know that world existed. The documentary is the brainchild of Katia Moritz, a wife, mother and clinical psychologist who was abruptly introduced to the reality of the undiagnosed after waking ...

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3D Systems Corporation (DDD) CEO Vyomesh Joshi on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings ...

Posted on Wed Aug 7, 2019, 5:02 pm

3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) Q2 2019 Results Conference Call August 7, 2019 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Stacey Witten - VP, IR Vyomesh Joshi - President and CEO John McMullen - EVP and CFO ...

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Maine launches statewide 21st Century Skills´ education initiative

Posted on Tue Aug 6, 2019, 5:00 pm

Gendron made the announcement at a press conference at the Portland Regency Hotel with Ken Kay, president of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills; Kathy Hurley of Pearson Education, a Partnership ...

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D.A. Pennebaker, Master Director of Documentaries, Dies at 94

Posted on Sat Aug 3, 2019, 5:07 pm

Pennebaker did not reserve his camera exclusively for the musical arena, however. He and his wife, Chris Hegedus, with whom he made most of his films in the past several decades, were Oscar nominated ...

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PhotoRocket Cuts Staff, Swaps CEOs, Looks for New Direction

Posted on Fri Jul 26, 2019, 5:00 pm

Seattle photo-sharing startup PhotoRocket, stocked with veterans of high-profile ... and was previously a managing partner at Atlas Accelerator. Another co-founder, Gary Roshak, was a vice president ...

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With Illumina and Google ties, San Diego startup Cradle Genomics gets $17M

Posted on Tue Jul 16, 2019, 1:21 pm

The investment deal was led by Illumina Ventures and Section 32, the low-key investment fund founded by Google Ventures founder Bill Maris. The startup, Cradle Genomics, was co-founded by Tristan ...

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10 Industries And Services That Will Be Improved By 'Smart City' Technology

Posted on Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:18 am

Vaclav Vincalek, Pacific Coast Information Systems (PCIS) Ltd. 4. Urban Planning Citizens will start demanding features and functions that will impact urban and real estate planners the most.

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Surgery: the Mother of Invention

Posted on Fri Jun 21, 2019, 12:27 pm

When he was learning to do hip replacements, Dr. Hank Wuh, a young orthopedic surgeon, was frustrated by the slow and potentially harmful method used to remove the cement securing an old artificial ...

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ParentSquare Releases Secure Document Delivery For School Report Cards, Progr...

Posted on Tue Jun 18, 2019, 4:26 am

"Most of the districts we serve currently use special printers, pressure sealers and stamp machines to prepare each report card to mail out to families," said Anupama Vaid, founder and president of ...

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Ángel Cabrera wins official nod as Georgia Tech president

Posted on Thu Jun 13, 2019, 9:55 am

Ángel Cabrera is officially the new president of Georgia Tech. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents named Cabrera Thursday to succeed G.P. "Bud" Peterson at Georgia Tech, one week after ...

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If We Told You Neal Stephenson Invented Bitcoin, Would You Be Surprised?

Posted on Wed Jun 5, 2019, 8:36 am

Consider the possibility that Neal Stephenson is Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous inventor of Bitcoin. If he is, it would hardly be his only accomplishment: Stephenson is the author of some of the ...

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Maturing WLAN Technology Makes Life Easier for IT Administrators

Posted on Tue Jun 4, 2019, 5:00 pm

According to Thomas Greaves, chairman of the educational technology consultancy The Greaves Group, half of the computers used in schools today are mobile devices. Students and teachers are using them ...

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Digital manufacturing play Titomic heads to NASA to find new CTO

Posted on Fri May 31, 2019, 5:22 am

Melbourne-based digital manufacturing solutions play Titomic has named aerospace technologist Nathanael Miller as its new chief technology officer, who joins the company after a 13-year stint at NASA.

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Revolutionary Medical Device Company - OtoNexus - Wins WCD Startup Pitch Comp...

Posted on Tue May 28, 2019, 8:03 am

Winner OtoNexus Medical Technologies, led by Chair and CEO Caitlin Cameron, presented its pitch along with five other start-ups before a panel of judges emceed by Sue Siegel, Chief Innovation Officer ...

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CleanFiber gains national recognition as production begins in Buffalo

Posted on Wed May 22, 2019, 9:09 am

Boosted by private fundraising that eclipsed $9.2 million last year, the company has established a 60,000-square-foot factory in Lackawanna where it turns recycled cardboard into building insulation, ...

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Olis Robotics Wins U.S. Air Force Funding to Explore Viability of Repairing a...

Posted on Tue May 21, 2019, 2:09 am

or update components while the satellites are in orbit," Olis Robotics' CEO Don Pickering stated. "Olis Robotics' progressive autonomy software platform enables the ability to use robotics in orbit to ...

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TEDx brings people together to share ideas

Posted on Sat May 18, 2019, 5:00 pm

Hank Louis, developed a program that would connect people, specifically his students with families in Navajo Nation who he says are living in Third World conditions without plumbing or electricity.

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Public Records for the week of May 13

Posted on Tue May 14, 2019, 8:46 pm

X-Stream Wash renewed its lease of 1,250 square feet of warehouse space at Jefferson North Industrial Park, Newport News. Michael Shapiro represented the landlord. Ricardo Reyes renewed his lease of 2 ...

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Dr. Dave Campbell on women, addiction and the opioid crisis

Posted on Tue May 14, 2019, 1:32 pm

MSNBC medical contributor Dr. Dave Campbell joined Mike Brzezinski to share startling new statistics on how women are disproportionately affected by the opioid crisis. NBC News ...

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Venice Biennale preview week

Posted on Mon May 6, 2019, 5:00 pm

On the occasion of its inaugural exhibition, Ocean Space will host Joan Jonas in her captivating performance Moving Off the Land, David Gruber and Olafur Eliasson will be in conversation, and Dark ...

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CoreBiome Announces Leading Microbiome Researcher Rob Knight as Scientific Ad...

Posted on Wed Apr 24, 2019, 5:00 pm

CoreBiome, a microbiome discovery services provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR), announced today that Rob Knight, Professor and Director of the Center for ...

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