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Elon Musk's space Tesla just might crash into Earth in the next million years

Posted on Fri Feb 16, 2018, 7:56 am

Remember the Telsa Roadster that Elon Musk launched into space last week? Yeah, that one. Well, three scientists just took a close look at the vehicle's orbit over the next million years, and they found there is a slight chance the car might crash into ...

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Qualcomm to Broadcom: Thanks for the meeting, but regulatory risk is too high...

Posted on Fri Feb 16, 2018, 6:51 am

In a letter to Broadcom CEO Hock Tan, Qualcomm Chairman Paul Jacobs said the $82 per share bid still undervalues his company. He noted: Our Board found the meeting to be constructive in that the Broadcom representatives expressed a willingness to agree to ...

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NY lays down law on cybersecurity, but complying won't be easy

Posted on Wed Feb 14, 2018, 8:01 pm

But this is not a battle that any CEO can afford to lose. Kirsten Bay is president and CEO at Cyber adAPT and has advised the White House and U.K. parliament on cybersecurity. Sign up for our FREE daily email newsletter. A summary of the day's top business ...

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Oracle Cloud Growth Driving Aggressive Global Expansion

Posted on Mon Feb 12, 2018, 5:02 am

Oracle is uniquely suited to deliver the most autonomous technologies in the world," said Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. "As we invest, our margins will continue to expand. And with our global datacenter expansion, we are able to help customers lower IT costs ...

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Deloitte Launches Center for Technology, Media and Telecommunications to Help...

Posted on Mon Feb 12, 2018, 3:30 am

The TMT center is led by Jeff Loucks, executive director, Deloitte Services LP. Loucks is an award-winning author, research executive and thought leader. He co-authored the book, Digital Vortex, helping organizations adopt digital business models to ...

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Books That Made a Difference to Rachel McAdams

Posted on Fri Feb 9, 2018, 4:40 am

This giant book with amazing photos is part of a project founded by Jin Zidell, a philanthropist and environmentalist who wants as many people as possible to have clean drinking water. To raise awareness for the cause, he organized the Blue Planet Run (a ...

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Nvidia Just Cleared a High Bar and Signaled It Has Plenty of Growth Left

Posted on Fri Feb 9, 2018, 3:08 am

However, there's a good chance Nvidia's auto revenue will start to surge in late 2019, as more design wins for its Drive computing boards (currently used in Tesla's second-gen Autopilot system) start ramping. Notably, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang stated on the ...

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In volatile times, tech stocks often bounce around more than others

Posted on Wed Feb 7, 2018, 12:50 pm

Harris and economist and USC instructor Pai-Ling Yin believe it's what happens in the long run that matters, and the best thing to do is to ride it out. After all, even with recent wild fluctuations, Apple's current share price remains 24% higher (at $162 ...

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3D Systems' 3DXpert software tool made available through SOLIDWORKS

Posted on Wed Feb 7, 2018, 2:51 am

3D Systems has become the latest company to announce a software partnership with Dassault Systèmes, making 3DXpert available to all SOLIDWORKS users. The announcement was made at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 in Los Angeles, with Vyomesh Joshi and Gian Paolo ...

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Why iRobot Stock Spiked 16% in January

Posted on Tue Feb 6, 2018, 6:15 am

At its latest quarterly check in in late October, iRobot raised its outlook after sales spiked 22% in the third quarter. CEO Colin Angle and his executive team believe revenue will now stop at $875 million at the midpoint of guidance. Investors will find ...

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Per-Kristian Halvorsen, PhD

Posted on Tue Feb 6, 2018, 1:59 am

Dr. Per-Kristian Halvorsen is Senior Vice President at Intuit Corp. He is on the Board of Directors at Nets A/S, Iron Mountain, Inc. and Finn No AS. Dr. Halvorsen was previously employed as an Independent Director by Iron Mountain, Inc. /Old/, Chief ...

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STEAM Club, Books, More: Events On The Salem Calendar

Posted on Mon Feb 5, 2018, 8:00 pm

Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson on Wednesday February 7th at 7:00 PM. Copies of this book are available at the front desk. New and Drop-in members are always welcome. [A] near-perfect marriage of the Technical & the psychological." - NPRt. This is the SF ...

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Viacom Acquires Event Producer VidCon

Posted on Sun Feb 4, 2018, 11:00 pm

VidCon will become an independent division of Viacom and its team will remain intact. Jim Louderback, who became CEO of VidCon last summer, will continue to lead the company. The annual conference got its start in 2010 when the YouTube creator community ...

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Out of this world: Take a tour of the universe from your living room

Posted on Sun Feb 4, 2018, 4:00 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 Curtis Wong, manager of Microsoft's Next Media Research Group.

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BMD Picks: Our Favorite Cyberpunk Pictures

Posted on Fri Feb 2, 2018, 3:26 pm

The subgenre began on the page, with stories by radical authors like William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, and Neal Stephenson helping to define its staples. Like all intriguing aesthetics, "cyberpunk" eventually made its way to the big screen, helping to ...

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CONFIRMED: Michael Dell really is thinking about going public again, maybe th...

Posted on Fri Feb 2, 2018, 5:02 am

VMware has confirmed the rumors from earlier this week that Michael Dell is thinking of taking his massive company, Dell Technologies, public. VMware also confirmed Dell was thinking of skipping an initial public offering and going public in a so-called ...

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Boulder International Film Festival announces new app, Elliot Gould appearance

Posted on Thu Feb 1, 2018, 5:51 pm

Aside from Gould, known for his leading role in the film version of "M*A*S*H," Boulder-based Oscar-winner Louie Psihoyos ("The Cove") will be at the screening of "The Game Changers," a film set out to debunk the myth that meat is necessary for protein and ...

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Want to Have the Most Productive Day? Try Reading Poetry

Posted on Tue Jan 30, 2018, 5:10 am

In 2012, Jessica Richman co-founded uBiome, a company that aims to better understand the human microbiome. Since then, she's raised $27 million from investors including Y Combinator, Andreessen Horowitz, and 8VC. Her name is on six issued patents.

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Sandra E. Rowland MBA, CPA

Posted on Sun Jan 28, 2018, 10:46 pm

Ms. Sandra E. Rowland is Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Harman International Industries, Inc. Ms. Rowland was previously employed as a Director-Investor Relations & VP-Finance Group by Eastman Kodak Co. and a Manager-Audit & Business ...

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Dogs New Zealand president Nigel Trainor disagrees with Trade Me's dog ban

Posted on Sat Jan 27, 2018, 4:00 am

He said its stance was "unsubstantiated" regarding "the health and well-being of the three breeds of ... Trade Me policy and compliance team leader James Ryan said they had "consulted heavily with industry experts" such as the SPCA and New Zealand ...

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Chicago Auto Show Media Preview To Feature Second Annual 'What D - WALB.com, ...

Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018, 4:00 pm

Yet despite these uncertain and interesting times, a new energy has emerged to tackle hard issues and inspire change - and women worldwide are one such group leading a powerful example," said Sheryl Connelly, Ford's corporate futurist. "While the ...

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CryENGINE 2-Powered Mars-Set MMO Initially Unveiled, to be Powered by StreamBase

Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018, 8:03 am

Interestingly, Avatar Reality's advisory board is made up of three figures crucial to the early success of Nintendo: Henk Rogers (listed on the company's site as "mastermind"), who notoriously secured the original rights to Tetris after befriending ...

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Keywords Studios : ranks on Deloitte 2017 Technology Fast 500 EMEA list

Posted on Mon Jan 22, 2018, 3:09 am

Congratulations to this year's Fast 500 EMEA winners on their achievements,' said Paul Sallomi, Deloitte Global Technology, Media & Entertainment, and Telecommunications, Industry Leader. 'As technology continues to transform every aspect of how we live ...

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Thu Jan 18, 2018, 10:15 am

Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer of IBiS Networks joins us on Sunrise. For more information click HERE. Another White House official said Wednesday that the chief of staff's suggestion that Trump's positions had evolved was inartful ...

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Kevin Kern Joins Appvance.ai Board of Directors - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA...

Posted on Mon Jan 15, 2018, 4:00 pm

"Software test automation has been around for three decades and yet has failed to make a dent in the crippling labor intensity of software testing," commented Kevin Kern, "I'm allying with Kevin Surace and the Appvance.ai team because that's a market ripe ...

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Fairpointe adds to shareholder demands over Nuance CEO plan

Posted on Mon Jan 8, 2018, 7:09 am

Nuance, whose voice recognition technology helped launch Apple Inc's assistant Siri, is seeking a successor to Chief Executive Paul Ricci, who announced in November 2016 that he would retire in 2018. Fairpointe, a Chicago-based investment management firm ...

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Commentary: Rick Perry's new energy proposal works for nuclear energy and the...

Posted on Sat Dec 23, 2017, 4:00 pm

Michael Shellenberger is founder and president of Environmental Progress, coauthor of An Ecomodernist Manifesto and co-founder and Senior Fellow at, the Breakthrough Institute.

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Exro Collaborates with Fortune 50 Company to Integrate Its DPM Technology for...

Posted on Wed Dec 20, 2017, 1:33 pm

Exro CEO Mark Godsy stated: "We are delighted to have an opportunity to ... About Exro: Exro Technologies offers the potential to accelerate the transition to clean energy by improving the efficiency and reliability of fuel-powered electric motors and ...

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Net neutrality repeal: Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and internet providers react

Posted on Wed Dec 13, 2017, 9:03 pm

Here's what some companies and business leaders had to say after Thursday's vote. Amazon Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels "I am extremely disappointed in the FCC decision to remove the #NetNeutrality protections," Vogels wrote on Twitter.

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All aboard for Sydney, a big stop on the quantum world tour

Posted on Wed Dec 13, 2017, 4:00 pm

Quantum computing is like playing a game of chess where the pieces and board are made of ice, said Jonathan Carter, deputy director of Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences. He told Phys.org, which specialises in quantum computing, that as "the players shuffle ...

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