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Elon Musk's Brentwood Home Is up for Sale

Posted on Sat Feb 16, 2019, 11:36 pm

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is selling off his Brentwood neighborhood home that he previously shared with two-time ex-wife and actress Talulah Riley. The 3,000-square-foot mid-century Los ...

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Debt, Ownership Questions Add Uncertainty for Dell

Posted on Wed Feb 13, 2019, 3:06 am

Also, shareholders are largely beholden to Michael Dell's strategic vision, and past Dell deals may not have always been for the public shareholder's best interest. With that said, we believe the comp...

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Azim Premji urges organisations to spell out profits of sustainability

Posted on Sat Feb 9, 2019, 4:44 am

Ayan Pramanik | ETtech | February 09, 2019, 18:14 IST Wipro Chairman Azim Premji said the financial benefits of sustainability for any organisation needs to be spelt out in a bid to encourage more ...

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Dr. Michael Kurisu

Posted on Thu Feb 7, 2019, 4:00 pm

Dr. Michael Kurisu is a family medicine doctor in San Diego, California and is affiliated with UC San Diego Health-Jacobs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Touro University Californi...

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Google and China: The Analysis Continues

Posted on Thu Feb 7, 2019, 4:00 pm

Fresh Air contributor Dave Davies interviews Joseph Menn, a journalist who has been investigating hacker collectives and daily lives of hackers (chronicled in his new book, Fatal System Error), and Ba...

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After Dominating the Holidays, iRobot Looks Forward to Non-Roomba Growth

Posted on Wed Feb 6, 2019, 4:45 pm

iRobot Chairman and CEO Colin Angle called it a "phenomenal finish to 2018," noting that the company grew revenue 24% for the full year despite increasing competition, and generated operating margin o...

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Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

Posted on Wed Feb 6, 2019, 7:02 am

In October, BoingBoing's Cory Doctorow published a story speculating that these cities had contracts with PredPol, based on an anonymous researcher's study of the company's URL structures and ...

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Heliae Gains Salim Group as Investor and Partner to Expand Algae Efforts in S...

Posted on Wed Feb 6, 2019, 5:45 am

"The recognition and support of the Salim Group delivers a sense of validation to our work," said Dan Simon, President and CEO of Heliae. "These additional funds will help us broaden our reach and all...

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Dr. Daniel Kapp

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

Dr. Daniel Kapp is a radiation oncologist in Stanford, California and is affiliated with Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medic...

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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Thu Jan 31, 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 ho...

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NASA's Opportunity rover might have 'died' on Mars

Posted on Sun Jan 27, 2019, 9:25 pm

WASHINGTON: NASA's Mars Opportunity rover that went into hibernation last ... I mean that," The New York Time quoted Cornell University Professor Steven Squyres, the mission's Principal Investigator, ...

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Remembering Paul Newman on his 94th birthday

Posted on Thu Jan 24, 2019, 11:30 pm

James Cox spent a large part of the summer of 1984 building ... His co-stars included Elizabeth Taylor, Lauren Bacall, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks and, most famously, Robert Redford, his sidekick in "Butch ...

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Investors, Tenants Seek More Sustainable Locations

Posted on Thu Jan 24, 2019, 4:00 pm

"We were struck again this year by the contrast in some companies (and U.S. states) between companies that are already in a locale and those who are choosing to site a new facility there," says Cynthi...

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

Posted on Sun Jan 6, 2019, 4:00 pm

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 Mc...

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The Bond Markets Issue A Warning

Posted on Fri Jan 4, 2019, 11:13 am

"It is what you don't expect... that most needs looking for." - Neal Stephenson, Anthem The main issue here is will credit get cut off because of the inversion? A year ago, six months ago, there were ...

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uBiome to Sponsor First Annual Microbiome Conference at 2019 World Economic F...

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

As such, the microbiome is of eminent importance to global thought-leaders," Dr. Jessica Richman, PhD, co-founder and CEO of uBiome, said. "uBiome is honored to contribute cutting-edge insights to ini...

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Oracle Corporation (ORCL) CEO Safra Catz and Mark Hurd on Q2 2019 Results - E...

Posted on Mon Dec 17, 2018, 4:47 pm

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Q2 2019 Results Conference Call December 17, 2018 5:00 PM ET Executives Ken Bond - Senior Vice President Larry Ellison - Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Safra Catz ...

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Spheres Review: Finding Poetry And Symphony In The Wonders Of The Universe

Posted on Sat Dec 1, 2018, 5:27 am

Get ready for another new month in the world of VR! We've got some really exciting new VR game releases to look forward to this month. Pokemon Go's latest update seems to channel the spirit of Pokemon ...

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Logitech ends negotiations to acquire Plantronics

Posted on Sun Nov 25, 2018, 6:53 pm

I am confident that Plantronics will create significant long term value for shareholders," Plantronics Chief Executive Joe Burton said in the statement. Logitech and Plantronics were hoping to success...

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Australia harpooned its last whale 40 years ago today

Posted on Mon Nov 19, 2018, 2:36 pm

The last whale, a female sperm whale ... and financed by Frenchman Jean Paul Gouin, sometimes known by his nickname, the Phantom. "I'm proud of all of our efforts to help the whales and I truly believ...

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Paul Sonderegger

Posted on Sun Nov 4, 2018, 4:00 pm

Paul Sonderegger is Endeca's chief strategist. Before joining Endeca, Sonderegger was an analyst at Forrester Research for six years. His research focused on experience design and search technology. S...

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Optimizing HPC Code with Roofline Analysis

Posted on Tue Oct 23, 2018, 5:13 am

(2) It reveals that AI is high, but performance falls short of what we need ... and the Intel Advisor tools including some excellent tutorials on its usage. James Reinders is a Parallel Programming an...

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3 Times You Should Ignore Your Customers

Posted on Mon Oct 22, 2018, 5:00 pm

Well, that is exactly what happened in 1992. The product? Voicemail. Mike Buhrmann, founder and CEO of Finsphere, a mobile financial technology startup, was working at McCaw Cellular Communications ba...

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I Stepped Into the World's First Full-Size Hyperloop Capsule

Posted on Sat Oct 6, 2018, 8:29 am

... first to test a scale model of its capsule in Nevada and HTT was the first to unveil a real Hyperloop capsule in Spain. From left to right: Bibop Gresta, Rafael Contreras, Dirk Ahlborn and Ramón B...

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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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New film 'The Human Element' premieres in Portland

Posted on Sun Sep 9, 2018, 3:19 am

The event takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. Directed by Matthew Testa and featuring the work of writer/photographer James Balog, "The Human Element" explores how environmental change is affec...

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Foundry service aids silicon photonic chips

Posted on Sun Sep 9, 2018, 1:11 am

Each run could accommodate 30 to 40 users. Leveraging CMOS fabs OpSIS Director Michael Hochberg says that silicon photonic devices can be built using commercial CMOS chip fabrication facilities if aca...

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Executives From Seven Public Companies Elected To EvoNexus Board Of Directors

Posted on Mon Aug 27, 2018, 4:24 pm

Adam Trenkle has been with ANSYS for 11 years and is responsible for over 10% of the company's global revenue. Henry Tirri, CTO, InterDigital (IDCC) was elected to the EvoNexus Board of Directors. Adv...

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Online Services Corporation Selects Melbourne as Headquarters for Cloud-Based...

Posted on Sat Aug 25, 2018, 7:00 am

For business inquiries regarding Victoria's ICT industry, contact Victor Perton, Commissioner to the Americas, State Government of Victoria, Australia (415.856.0552 ext. 103, [email protected]). Found...

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Trend Micro Nurtures Global Cybersecurity Talent With 2018 Capture The Flag E...

Posted on Wed Aug 1, 2018, 9:41 pm

The Trend Micro CTF 2018 -- Raimund Genes Cup is one of several ways the company works to motivate and train talent to support the critical industry need. "At Trend Micro, we have always been passiona...

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PhotoRocket Cuts Staff, Swaps CEOs, Looks for New Direction

Posted on Thu Jul 26, 2018, 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 i...

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Exploring Advances in Sustainable Energy Solutions on Innovations TV Series

Posted on Thu Jul 12, 2018, 12:00 am

"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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Sun Microsystems Announces Momentum for Sun Grid and Expands Grid Computing L...

Posted on Tue Jul 3, 2018, 8:02 am

INL's High Performance Computing Architect, Eric Greenwade, reported that work was being accomplished ... We're in the midst of a wave of excitement around AI such as hasn't been seen for a few decade...

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Sun Jul 1, 2018, 10:35 pm

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based start-up program is investing five million dollars into 15 energy start-ups. Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer ...

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Local gel invention makes UH campus cleaner

Posted on Fri Jun 15, 2018, 6:20 am

The local invention is a gel that cleans surfaces without using water. You just lay it on, let it dry, and when you peel it off, it picks up contaminants. Dr. Hank Wuh invented this Hawaii-grown, envi...

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

Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2018, 6:29 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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Lithium Werks and Exro Technologies team up on battery efficiency

Posted on Fri Jun 8, 2018, 2:20 pm

"We will combine our technologies to develop flexible battery voltage input and output solutions for applications ranging from large-scale energy storage for the grid to everyday consumer goods," said ...

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RBR Commended for Participation in GirlsGoCyberStart Competition

Posted on Fri Jun 1, 2018, 1:33 pm

The SANS institute is a private organization founded in 1989 that specializes in information security, cybersecurity training and certification.) On May 4, Michael Geraghty, the Director of NJCICC (Ne...

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Leaked memos reveal the deep divisions within Google over Pentagon contract

Posted on Thu May 31, 2018, 9:37 am

Google has hosted a series of debates between Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene, TCP co-inventor Vint Cerf (a former defense contractor who serves a Google's Chief Internet Evangelist) and Meredith Whitta...

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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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"tobias buckell"

Posted on Sun May 6, 2018, 5:00 pm

I was delighted today to discover that my novel Pirate Cinema had been nominated for the Libertarian Futurist Society's annual Prometheus Award, amid a slate of absolutely wonderful books: Arctic Risi...

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Is This The Perfect Battery?

Posted on Sun May 6, 2018, 10:17 am

An important bonus is that the battery is easily scalable. The battery developed by the lab of a materials science professor, Yi Cui, and his team, led by Wei Chen, uses manganese as electrolyte in a ...

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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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George Mason University Let Fossil Fuel Billionaires Help Choose Which Profes...

Posted on Mon Apr 30, 2018, 2:03 pm

A student-led lawsuit revealed that the Charles Koch Foundation had a hand in the hiring and firing of George Mason University professors, the Washington Post reports. University president Angel Cabre...

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Lomiko Adds Graphene Experts Dr. Polyakova and Dr. Stolyarov to Board of Advi...

Posted on Sun Apr 29, 2018, 5:00 pm

... to welcome Dr. Elena Polyakova and Dr. Daniel Stolyarov to the Advisory Board of Lomiko Metals Inc. Dr. Elena Polyakova founded Graphene Laboratories in 2009 as President and Chief Executive Offic...

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BOOK EXTRACT: Catching the Thunder: Operation Icefish

Posted on Wed Apr 18, 2018, 5:00 pm

The text was written in longhand. "Peter will represent me. Paul Watson." Hammarstedt was already a loyal veteran. He had taken part in all of Sea Shepherd's large-scale campaigns since 2003. For ten ...

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BJP ministers, who backed Kathua gangrape accused, resign

Posted on Fri Apr 13, 2018, 7:41 am

In a related development, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief S P Vaid on Friday asserted that all necessary steps will be taken to provide protection to the family members of the eight-year-old girl, who ...

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Fake News and Misinformation: Mini Lecture Series

Posted on Wed Apr 11, 2018, 8:33 am

CEO & Editor-in- Chief, Scout.ai, a media company covering the future of technology, its risks and rewards through investigative reporting, analysis, and science fiction. Silicon Valley spent the last ...

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RFID Journal LIVE! Dates Announced

Posted on Mon Apr 9, 2018, 5:00 pm

"EPC and RFID are going to change the business landscape for a number of industries," says Joseph Tobolski, associate partner at Accenture. "RFID Journal LIVE! is not only a great place for up-to-date ...

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