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Pharma industry develops extremely fast thanks to high-tech solutions – Shymkiv

Posted on Fri Apr 16, 2021, 8:30 am

The pharmaceutical industry is globally leading in the innovation processes. However, this would not have been possible without the active use of hi-tech at ...

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Hawaii's coral reefs threatened by global warming's extreme rains

Posted on Thu Apr 15, 2021, 9:01 am

Extreme rain events that are predicted to become more common with global warming do not only wreak havoc on land.

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Dell Plans Spinoff of $52 Billion Stake in VMware

Posted on Wed Apr 14, 2021, 2:33 pm

The personal-computer maker said the deal would strengthen its financial position as it looks at new markets and works to reach clients revamping their digital strategies.

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SpaceX adds to previous equity round, pushing Elon Musk's last raise total to...

Posted on Wed Apr 14, 2021, 7:41 am

Elon Musk's SpaceX added more money to its February equity raise, with the amended total reaching nearly $1.2 billion.

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Fornite maker Epic Games valued at $28.7 bn in funding round

Posted on Tue Apr 13, 2021, 10:44 am

The "metaverse," a term coined by sci-fi writer Neal Stephenson, refers to a shared online world in which users can hang out, spend money, consume media and potentially even work jobs. Epic ...

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Materialise Acquires Option to Buy Link3D

Posted on Tue Apr 13, 2021, 1:09 am

Leuven (Belgium), April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Materialise, a global leader in 3D printing solutions, has acquired an option to buy Link3D Inc., an additive workflow and manufacturing execution ...

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Death Is Sexier Than Sex (to Ann Coulter)

Posted on Mon Apr 12, 2021, 5:00 pm

Sex is sort of losing its appeal. Death is sexier these days, at least that's the impression I get from Ann Coulter, who makes a living calling for the "killing of Liberals" and repressing the free ...

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Nashville Hospitals News

Posted on Mon Apr 12, 2021, 7:34 am

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The growing need for AI talents

Posted on Mon Apr 12, 2021, 2:46 am

There is then a growing need for AI talents, who possess the necessary capabilities to build and deploy AI systems. As we see more AI-driven automation starting to take over some industries, it is ...

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NanoXplore Inc.

Posted on Mon Apr 12, 2021, 2:30 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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Stories for October 2000

Posted on Fri Apr 9, 2021, 5:00 pm

David Paine, president of Costa Mesa-based Paine & Associates, is expanding his public relations business into New York, with a new Manhattan office set to open in January. In August, Liam McGee was ...

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Eight critical issues for TMT companies to address in 2021

Posted on Fri Apr 9, 2021, 11:00 am

Technology, media & entertainment, and telecom (TMT) companies will likely feel aftershocks from the dramatic disruptions in 2020 for years to come in both expected and unforeseen ways. Some ...

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

Posted on Thu Apr 8, 2021, 5:00 pm

According to OtoNexus CEO Caitlin Cameron, "Our goal is to decrease the usage of antibiotic therapy by 50% for the treatment of middle ear infections. From the beginning, Keiretsu Capital has ...

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InterDigital Inc.

Posted on Thu Apr 8, 2021, 5:00 pm

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This Is the Cold, Hard Truth About Probiotic Supplements

Posted on Wed Apr 7, 2021, 11:58 am

For the record, that's Jack Gilbert, Ph.D., a researcher at the University of California, San Diego; Bethany Doerfler, R.D., a clinical research dietitian at Northwestern University; and David Poppers ...

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The 10 Latin American billionaires of the year

Posted on Wed Apr 7, 2021, 10:31 am

It owns $ 23.3 billion, more than double the $ 10.8 billion in 2020. 4.Ricardo Salinas Pliego: Mexican who runs Grupo Salinas and reported a fortune of 11,700 million dollars in 2020 and is now ...

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Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte elicited vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 employing immunoin...

Posted on Wed Apr 7, 2021, 8:55 am

Major regulator immune systems (T-cells) were found to evoke above 1100 cells per mm 3 and maintained for ... Further, the radius of gyration (R g) analysis was performed to evaluate the ...

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CleanChoice Energy Partners with Braze to Expand Consumer Access to Climate S...

Posted on Wed Apr 7, 2021, 6:27 am

To execute on that vision, we need to disrupt the status quo and create easy, personalized clean energy experiences," said Tom Matzzie, Founder and CEO of CleanChoice Energy. "The technology that ...

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Balbix Announces Strategic Advisory Board

Posted on Wed Apr 7, 2021, 6:00 am

Balbix, the world's leading platform for cybersecurity posture automation, announced today the formation of its Strategic Advisory Board.

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Breitbart's Latest Ill-Researched Conspiracy Theory Hit Job on Elena Kagan, J...

Posted on Tue Apr 6, 2021, 5:00 pm

Taking a page from the successful hit campaign the Republican right ran against former White House Green Jobs Advisor Van Jones, one of rightwing activist Andrew Breitbart's website's "Andrew ...

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Bioprocessing 2021

Posted on Tue Apr 6, 2021, 5:00 pm

Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 2 years from the date of the live event, and the webinars will be ...

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DXC Hires GE Executive as CIO

Posted on Tue Apr 6, 2021, 5:00 pm

DXC Technology Co. has appointed Chris Drumgoole, chief information officer of General Electric Co. and a veteran of the company's cloud efforts, as its new technology chief. Mr. Drumgoole ...

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Venafi Poised for Hypergrowth Amid Rapidly Evolving Security Landscape

Posted on Tue Apr 6, 2021, 5:05 am

The inventor and leading provider of machine identity management names Sandeep Singh Kohli as chief marketing officer ...

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Arivale and Scripps Leaders to Chat at April 19 Xconomy Forum

Posted on Mon Apr 5, 2021, 5:00 pm

for a conversation with Clayton Lewis, the co-founder and CEO of Seattle-based Arivale. It is part of the agenda we have lined up for the Xconomy Forum on the Human Impact of Innovation ...

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iRobot Education Expands its Free Coding Platform with Social-Emotional Learn...

Posted on Mon Apr 5, 2021, 4:53 am

which is why we identified solutions to nurture and grow SEL skills in students," said Colin Angle, chairman and CEO of iRobot. "The expansion of these new iRobot Education resources, which are ...

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All Shows

Posted on Sun Apr 4, 2021, 5:01 pm

It's 9 p.m. and you're craving a snack. If you give in, will it lead to additional pounds around the middle? Listen to what nutritionist Thunder Jalili has to say about this common belief in this ...

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The woman who refuses to be defeated by Covid

Posted on Sun Apr 4, 2021, 4:09 pm

Over the past year, BBC World Service Business Daily presenter Ed Butler has been hearing how she has coped. "I don't have any job, I don't have a life, I don't have any food for my kids." © Josephine ...

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Rapid Covid-19 testing to be piloted in four universities in Republic

Posted on Fri Apr 2, 2021, 5:39 am

It was compiled by the Rapid Testing Group, chaired by Professor Mark Ferguson, director general of Science Foundation Ireland and chief scientific adviser to the government. It said pilot schemes ...

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Interactive Video in a Gallery Experience: Lisa Truitt on National Geographic...

Posted on Thu Apr 1, 2021, 5:00 pm

Every part of Ocean Odyssey is scientifically accurate ... We worked very closely with marine biologist, professor, and National Geographic Explorer David Gruber, who was the Chief Science Advisor to ...

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Can New Zealand become the next Silicon Valley?

Posted on Thu Apr 1, 2021, 3:46 am

NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell believes the IT age has created a golden opportunity for this country. Bushnell say there's no longer a need to have everyone concentrated into the same area.

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Board Members Doing More Giving And Getting Now

Posted on Wed Mar 31, 2021, 5:00 pm

Paul Shoemaker, executive director of Social Venture Partners Seattle, a group that works to help nonprofits and philanthropists be more effective, said the biggest challenge facing nonprofits is that ...

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Digital Native

Posted on Wed Mar 31, 2021, 5:00 pm

What Is a Digital Native? Digital native is a term coined by Marc Prensky in 2001 to describe the generation of people who grew up in the era of ubiquitous technology, including computers and the ...

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A model minister

Posted on Tue Mar 30, 2021, 4:25 pm

First, she said, she was pro-Europe when Sweden entered the EU but was now even more so ... Third-world issues will be dealt with by Schori, Leif Pagrotsky will remain in charge of trade issues, and ...

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Bakkt reveals digital wallet app for bitcoin spending

Posted on Tue Mar 30, 2021, 3:10 am

Bakkt CEO Gavin Michael joins Yahoo Finance Live to break down how the company is faring amid the pandemic and outlook for 2021. -Cryptocurrency platform Bakkt is launching a new app that allows ...

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Seer's (SEER) CEO Omid Farokhzad on Q4 and Full Year 2020 Results - Earnings ...

Posted on Mon Mar 29, 2021, 8:24 pm

and M&A most recently at Illumina. And finally, Karen Possemato, as VP, Corporate Marketing and Communications. And Karen has spent 25 years in Commercial and Corporate leadership roles at ...

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Global warming an urgent problem

Posted on Mon Mar 29, 2021, 5:00 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 ...

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Genes necessary for cell division in modern bacterial cells identified

Posted on Mon Mar 29, 2021, 8:37 am

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Synopsys Delivers 45-Nanometer Low Power Reference Flow for Common Platform T...

Posted on Wed Mar 24, 2021, 4:59 pm

"The industry continues to face low power design challenges that require leading companies to unite in providing proven methodologies and flows to optimize power management," said Tom Lantzsch, vice ...

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First Black graduates from Tulane School of Social Work will be honored in 'T...

Posted on Wed Mar 24, 2021, 6:50 am

A documentary film will accompany the painting. Patrick Bordnick, the dean of the school, learned about the milestone the three women represented and "I knew we had to do something to honor it ...

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Greg Schmergel

Posted on Tue Mar 23, 2021, 5:00 pm

Before founding Nantero, Greg Schmergel was Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy for About Inc., the fifth-largest Web property. Previously, he was President and CEO of ExpertCentral.com Inc ...

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FUTURIST: Arriving at a global fork in the road

Posted on Mon Mar 22, 2021, 3:56 am

Last fall I had a couple of Zoom calls with two futurists for whom I have a great deal of respect. We talked about what we saw going on in the world, what the lasting effect of the global ...

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Second Opinion: Getting past disease to the science of wellness

Posted on Sun Mar 21, 2021, 7:20 am

Leroy Hood, a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, is a professor and co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology and senior vice president and chief science ...

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Kazuo Ishiguru has created another beautiful, confusing portrayal of artifici...

Posted on Fri Mar 19, 2021, 5:00 pm

In over 1000 pages, authors who include Stanislaw Lem, Ray Bradbury, Australia's Greg Egan and Cory Doctorow, examine the increasingly blurred interface between human and AI. Ishiguro must have ...

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IRI Acquires Retail Consumer Insights Provider Intelligent Shopper Solutions ...

Posted on Thu Mar 18, 2021, 7:30 am

IRI ®, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, today announced that it has acquired Intelligent Shopper Solutions (ISS), a leading retail ...

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The European Environment Agency chooses DigiPlex co-location solution in Cope...

Posted on Thu Mar 18, 2021, 2:09 am

The possibility to grow and to team up with a supplier with a green and sustainable profile ... This second DigiPlex datacenter site in Denmark will feature waste heat recovery technology to ...

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Transitioning To A Smarter Grid: AMSC

Posted on Wed Mar 17, 2021, 5:00 pm

Daniel McGahn, CEO of AMSC One publicly traded company, AMSC, believes it has technology that can offer utilities and rate payers the best of both worlds: a more resilient grid at a much lower cost.

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A marketer's dream: ON24 sees virtual events sticking around post-pandemic

Posted on Wed Mar 17, 2021, 2:12 pm

Following a report of better-than-expected results, by webinar publishing platform ON24, the company's chief marketing officer, Steve Daheb, spoke with ZDNet to explain how virtual events are here ...

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Is DNA Dating Real? Netflix's 'The One' Makes A Case For Match Making À La Ge...

Posted on Tue Mar 16, 2021, 10:09 pm

Additionally, a dating app is currently being developed by Harvard Professor George Church, which aims to prevent genetic ... the on-screen version that depicts the reality of messing with genetics.

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Yahoo Finance Presents: Amazon Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels

Posted on Tue Mar 16, 2021, 7:24 pm

Yahoo Finance's Dan Howley sits down with Amazon Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels to discuss Amazon celebrating 15 years of its cloud platform AWS as well as the future direction of the ...

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NVIDIA's latest and greatest GPU will cost $999

Posted on Tue Mar 16, 2021, 5:00 pm

What does this mean for you? Well, NVIDIA is promising better gaming performance of course, but Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA's CEO, says that the Titan X also has great potential in scientific applications.

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