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Cognitive Computing In The Next Decade Of AI

Posted on Tue Jan 28, 2020, 5:47 am

Machine learning is now accessible to everyone, from students and industry engineers to domain experts and even consumers.

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Predictive Technology Group and Atrin Pharmaceuticals Announce Molecular Diag...

Posted on Tue Jan 28, 2020, 4:00 am

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Predictive Technology Group (OTC:PRED) and Atrin Pharmaceuticals LLC are entering into a collaboration agreement to develop molecular diagnostic tools ...

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A new stretchable battery can power wearable electronics

Posted on Fri Jan 24, 2020, 7:19 am

Now Stanford researchers have developed a soft and stretchable battery that relies on a special ... who teamed up with materials scientist Yi Cui to develop the device they describe in the Nov ...

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

Posted on Thu Jan 23, 2020, 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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SpaceX Starlink satellites could break the law (Elon Musk Roundup)

Posted on Thu Jan 23, 2020, 1:46 pm

sued. The mission, originally scheduled for Friday, has been pushed back to Monday due to unfavorable weather in the recovery area, SpaceX tweeted on Thursday. But the Hawthorne, California-based ...

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Data from behind enemy lines: How Russia may have used twitter to seize Crimea

Posted on Thu Jan 23, 2020, 10:35 am

not occupiers," said they study's first author Jesse Driscoll, associate professor of political science at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy. "A violent occupation of Russian ...

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Hospitals Give Tech Giants Access to Detailed Medical Records

Posted on Tue Jan 21, 2020, 1:26 am

Microsoft executive Peter Lee in July described how his company would use Providence patient data without identifying information for algorithm development. In a December statement, he said patients' ...

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Encrypting a small business: Why remote working could be your blindspot

Posted on Wed Jan 15, 2020, 4:31 pm

As Werner Vogels, Amazon's chief technology officer recently put it, we need to "encrypt everything". There has perhaps never been a more urgent time to look at encryption strategies. Government ...

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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Wed Jan 15, 2020, 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 ...

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AP Top 25 Reality Check: A familiar top 10 looking to 2020

Posted on Tue Jan 14, 2020, 11:22 am

The final Associated Press Top 25 of the season has a familiar look. LSU is No. 1 after winning the national championship. Add Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia, Florida, Oklahoma and Alabama and you have ...

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Variational quantum unsampling on a quantum photonic processor

Posted on Mon Jan 13, 2020, 8:34 am

We experimentally demonstrate the variational quantum unsampling protocol on a quantum photonic processor. Alongside quantum verification, our protocol has broad applications, including optimal ...

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Global warming an urgent problem

Posted on Sat Jan 11, 2020, 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 ...

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Impact Partners elevates Jenny Raskin to executive director

Posted on Thu Jan 9, 2020, 11:05 am

Raskin (pictured), meanwhile, will work closely alongside Impact Partners co-founder Geralyn Dreyfous who also works in an advisory role to the company. Raskin has served as an industry innovator ...

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New Finance Models For NW Cleantech, Sustainability As VC Wanes

Posted on Tue Jan 7, 2020, 4:00 pm

Once they would have tried to get in front of Rick LeFaivre, now emeritus partner at OVP Venture Partners, a Seattle-area VC firm that was active in cleantech. But OVP is closing, and while its ...

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Lirio Launches Research Lab to Advance Behavioral Reinforcement Learning and ...

Posted on Tue Jan 7, 2020, 5:46 am

Joining the lab as scientific advisor is John Seely Brown, who has spent the bulk of ... He is currently the independent co-chairman for Deloitte's Center for the Edge. The Center pursues research ...

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Empower College Prep's 'A Transformational Opportunity' Event to Mark School ...

Posted on Mon Jan 6, 2020, 4:00 pm

Community members and donors who attend will enjoy a breakfast with Empower College Prep scholars and staff and remarks by keynote speaker Don Budinger, chairman and founding director of the Rodel ...

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Ambarella, Lumentum, and ON Semiconductor Collaborate to Provide 3D Sensing P...

Posted on Mon Jan 6, 2020, 2:04 am

For an appointment with Lumentum, email Scott Gardner at Scott.Gardner@lumentum.com ON Semiconductor will offer CES 2020 demonstrations of the 3D sensing platform in their demo room at the ...

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Expansion Management: Heliae's Future Cash Crop: Algae

Posted on Wed Jan 1, 2020, 4:00 pm

"I can safely say that none of us would be here without the combined vision of Frank Mars, one of our founders, and Bill Harris of the Science Foundation Arizona,"said Heliae's CEO Dan Simon at the ...

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George Dyson

Posted on Tue Dec 31, 2019, 4:00 pm

GEORGE DYSON is a historian of technology whose interests and books ... the Machines), and a path not taken into space (Project Orion). His most recent book, Turing's Cathedral is, as he describes it, ...

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Drones will be a 'dynamic growth' industry in next decade

Posted on Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:57 am

Details: Zeva, which makes a carbon fiber-body zero emission air vehicle, is raising to help finance construction of additional human-scale prototypes for flight tests. The company aims to win the ...

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Dell to Explore Purchase of Rest of Secureworks

Posted on Mon Dec 23, 2019, 11:44 am

Dell Technologies Inc, the computer company founded by Michael Dell, is considering buying the remaining outstanding shares in cybersecurity services operator Secureworks Corp, according to people ...

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Deloitte: New Realities Are Shaping Global Economy

Posted on Tue Dec 17, 2019, 4:00 pm

"As developed markets struggle to recover, big emerging countries are racing aheadnot only boosting their own living standards, but stimulating growth in the rest of the world," Ira Kalish, Director ...

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Mobisante, Striving to Put Ultrasound on Smartphones, Raises Cash from WRF Ca...

Posted on Sun Dec 15, 2019, 4:00 pm

If all goes well, the company could win clearance from the FDA to start selling the product in the first or second quarter of 2011, says CEO Sailesh Chutani. Mobisante was founded by Chutani ...

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Monster Numbers For Three Americans In China This Week

Posted on Sun Dec 15, 2019, 8:53 am

(Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images) Ty Lawson Of Fujian with 29 points, 5 rebounds and 13 assists, Joseph Young of Nanjing with 39 points, 4 rebounds and 9 assists, Keifer Sykes of Guangzhou ...

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Fantastic Fungi

Posted on Sun Dec 15, 2019, 12:00 am

Fantastic Fungi, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, is a consciousness-shifting film that takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an ...

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Texas Sen. Cruz repeats debunked claims that Ukraine interfered in 2016 election

Posted on Mon Dec 9, 2019, 6:26 am

The sitting ambassador from Ukraine wrote an op-ed blasting Donald Trump during the election season. That is unusual." The August 2016 op-ed in The Hill newspaper by Ambassador Valeriy Chaly ...

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HMicro Closes $5.5M in Series B Funding

Posted on Wed Nov 27, 2019, 4:00 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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Launch A Two-Sided Market, Rinse, Repeat

Posted on Mon Nov 18, 2019, 5:41 am

CEO of PCIS. Entrepreneur with a deep focus on technology. Helping companies strategize, innovate and grow. Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The world's biggest company ...

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

Posted on Mon Oct 14, 2019, 10:01 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 robot ...

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FLIR neemt Tethered Drone-activa en -technologie over van Aria Insights

Posted on Wed Oct 2, 2019, 8:12 am

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) kondigde aan dat het de intellectuele eigendom (IP) en bepaalde bedrijfsmiddelen van Aria Insights ... van iRobot Helen Greiner en werd ...

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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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Lyndon Rive

Posted on Wed Sep 4, 2019, 9:55 am

Lyndon Rive, the CEO and co-founder of SolarCity prior to its acquisition by Tesla, will leave the automaker/energy company in June. Rive announced his departure on Monday, saying he's departing in or ...

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Federal lawsuit seeks 'no-go zone' to protect Puget Sound orcas

Posted on Tue Aug 20, 2019, 4:47 pm

Paige Browning talks with Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance executive director Janet Thomas about a new lawsuit against NOAA. On Monday, the Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance and the Center for ...

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

Posted on Wed Aug 14, 2019, 8:42 am

The seven-time Mr. Olympia and former bodybuilder appears inThe 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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3D Systems Earnings: Key Metrics Move Lower; Stock Drops 7%

Posted on Thu Aug 8, 2019, 5:17 am

the delay in shipping Factory metals systems as we complete technical enhancements and weaker macro-economic conditions in some areas of our market," CEO Vyomesh Joshi said in the earnings release.

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

Posted on Sat Aug 3, 2019, 2:01 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 ...

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Continental Enters UAM Fray

Posted on Tue Jul 23, 2019, 6:18 am

Florida-based eVTOL builder VerdeGo Aero, which was founded by Erik Lindbergh, Embry-Riddle Eagle Flight Research Center director Pat Anderson, and Eric Bartsch. The VerdeGo is a two- to three-seat ...

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Mobile weather sensors predicting mudslides at fires' burn scar sites

Posted on Tue Jul 16, 2019, 5:00 pm

"And we just had one kick off a debris flow," said Brian McInerney, a hydrologist from the NWS. Dramatic video from Chopper 5 shows State Road 31 closed near Huntington, Utah. "We've got areas ...

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Mon Jul 1, 2019, 10:35 pm

a Hawaii-based start-up program is investing five million dollars into 15 energy start-ups. Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer of IBiS Networks joins us on Sunrise.

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Need for speed recognized in proposed definitions of 'broadband'

Posted on Sun Jun 30, 2019, 5:00 pm

Congress heard the "waste" argument again in June 1999 when Russell Daggatt, vice chairman of Teledesic, told the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications, "In the connections to most individual ...

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CNET Book Club: Neal Stephenson explores the long, weird future in Fall, or D...

Posted on Thu Jun 27, 2019, 10:23 am

Subscribe: CNET RSS | iTunes | FeedBurner | Google Play | TuneIn | Stitcher Neal Stephenson, whose 1992 book Snow Crash defined virtual worlds and the "metaverse" as much as ...

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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 ...

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Digging Deeper | Azim Premji: The end of an era

Posted on Wed Jun 12, 2019, 9:45 am

A few days ago, Azim Premji, the executive chairman and MD of Wipro, announced his retirement. He will serve until the end of July. Media reports indicated that Abidali Neemuchwala will be ...

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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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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 ...

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How JPMorgan, Johnson & Johnson And Ford Use Blockchain To Tap $3.1 Trillion ...

Posted on Sun May 12, 2019, 9:03 pm

While economists at Prysm Group, the University of Chicago ... former Microsoft chief economist Preston McAfee, and others. The startup is just the latest of a new breed of consulting firms ...

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CD-ROMs turn rent-to-own

Posted on Fri May 10, 2019, 9:19 pm

Wave Systems (WAVX) is trying to take the gamble ... users can test-drive them for less than the purchase price, said Steven Sprague, chief operating officer at Wave. Wave plans to provide buyers ...

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How design fails older consumers

Posted on Wed May 8, 2019, 4:00 am

Aside from being old, Don Norman is a leading authority on the design of emotional pleasing and useable technology. He is the author of Design of Everyday Things and Emotional Design, a former ...

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