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Elon Musk says Tesla FSD beta can lull users into thinking their cars are dri...

Posted on Sat Sep 18, 2021, 3:28 pm

Tesla is poised to expand its FSD Beta program that would allow customers to get new versions of the company's software even though it hasn't been debugged yet.

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Precision Medicine 2017

Posted on Wed Sep 15, 2021, 5:00 pm

Precision Medicine 2017 was a success and is now availabe On-Demand! Imagine receiving a full diagnosis from a simple blood test, or the ability to tailor the perfect treatment to your individual ...

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Healius Ltd (ASX: HLS) Share Price and News

Posted on Wed Sep 15, 2021, 5:00 pm

Mr Hubbard previously held partnership positions in the accounting, corporate finance, assurance and audit divisions of PricewaterhouseCoopers and acted as external auditor for some of Australia's ...

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Scientists Say They Could Bring Back Woolly Mammoths. But Maybe They Shouldn'...

Posted on Tue Sep 14, 2021, 1:03 pm

A company formed by Harvard genetics professor George Church, known for his pioneering work in genome sequencing and gene splicing, hopes to genetically resurrect woolly mammoths.

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Vahan bags $8 million funding led by Khosla Ventures

Posted on Tue Sep 14, 2021, 8:54 am

Vahan has previously been backed by marquee names such as Y Combinator, Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, Airtel and many former and current Google and Flipkart executives.

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The Price of Sugar

Posted on Mon Sep 13, 2021, 5:01 pm

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Avantium named European Cleantech Company of the Decade

Posted on Sun Sep 12, 2021, 5:00 pm

The Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory ... timeframe since we first conceived of a Cleantech Forum Europe," as Cleantech Group CEO Sheeraz Haji expressed it. "We sought companies ...

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Chances are we'll all be toast before we make the equine connection

Posted on Sun Sep 12, 2021, 5:00 pm

Nevertheless Con Slobodchikoff, a professor at Northern Arizona University who has been working with prairie dogs for 30 years (love to see his productivity graphs), backs it, although he concedes ...

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GovCon Wire

Posted on Sun Sep 12, 2021, 5:00 pm

William Searcy, a two-decade FBI veteran and a former head of information technology programs at the bureau, has joined Unisys Michael Vickers, a former undersecretary for intelligence at the ...

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The Future of Technology: Energy Generation and Storage

Posted on Fri Sep 10, 2021, 12:01 pm

Pacific, Asia Society Northern California will host a discussion on TheFuture of Technology: Energy Generation and Storag ...

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Natalie Grayson

Posted on Thu Sep 9, 2021, 10:36 am

San Diego native Natalie Grayson is a second-year PhD student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, where she is studying marine biology. Before coming to ...

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iRobot launches Roomba j7+, Genius 3.0 platform: It takes a lot of AI to avoi...

Posted on Wed Sep 8, 2021, 9:01 pm

Robot . iRobot launched its Roomba j7+ vacuum and third version of its Genius smart home platform and included a Pet Owner Official Promise (POOP) that it can avoid your pet's un ...

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Most health industry players would win under overhaul

Posted on Wed Sep 8, 2021, 5:00 pm

"The hospitals did quite well for themselves," said Sheryl Skolnick, a hospital analyst with CRT Capital Group in Stamford, Conn. But Skolnick and other experts note that health overhaul will ...

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Communication Software Market to reach USD 3.28 billion by 2025 | SpendEdge t...

Posted on Wed Sep 8, 2021, 6:31 am

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SpendEdge has been monitoring the Communication Software Market and it is poised to grow by USD 3.28 billion during 2021-2025. The report offers an up-to ...

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Global warming an urgent problem

Posted on Tue Sep 7, 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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Notebooks - News

Posted on Mon Sep 6, 2021, 11:45 pm

Dell will release its Streak handheld computer in Europe next month and in the U.S. during the summer, CEO Michael Dell said on Thursday. The news is buzzing as a leak from Hon Hai Precision Industry ...

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El Salvador leads the world into cryptocurrency: bitcoin legal tender

Posted on Mon Sep 6, 2021, 10:06 pm

SAN SALVADOR, Sept 7 (Reuters) - El Salvador on Tuesday became the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, a real-world experiment proponents say will lower commission costs ...

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Coating Advances Lithium-Metal Battery Research

Posted on Mon Sep 6, 2021, 5:00 pm

Researchers have provided new promise for developing a lithium-metal battery with commercial viability with the ... Zhenan Bao, a professor of chemical engineering at Stanford, and Yi Cui, professor ...

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EVENT INVITE: Satellites, Space and Cyber Threats, Sept 9, 6-7pm AEST

Posted on Mon Sep 6, 2021, 3:44 pm

He also serves as CEO of Icon Cyber. The much awaited iTWire Shop is now open to our readers. Visit the iTWire Shop, a leading destination for stylish accessories, gear & gadgets, lifestyle ...

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Ida updates: Over 50 dead in Northeast after flooding as death toll continues...

Posted on Sat Sep 4, 2021, 9:08 am

There were four confirmed tornadoes in Pennsylvania in Horsham Township, Bristol, Oxford and Buckingham Township, according to the NWS. As of Friday ... year veteran Sgt. Brian Mohl, called ...

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Nvidia Corp (NVDA) President and CEO Jen Hsun Huang Sold $45 million of Shares

Posted on Fri Sep 3, 2021, 4:34 pm

President and CEO of Nvidia Corp (30-Year Financial, Insider Trades) Jen Hsun Huang (insider trades) sold 200,000 shares of NVDA on 09/01/2021 at an average price of $225.18 a share. The total sale ...

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Book clubs are helping people read and lead

Posted on Thu Sep 2, 2021, 4:36 am

On the other hand, genres like science fiction imagine alternative realities, thus empowering managers to see how malleable the future may be, says science fiction writer Eliot Peper in the essay ...

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19th Annual Global Peace Film Festival Announces Film Line-Up

Posted on Tue Aug 31, 2021, 9:34 am

Directed by Academy Award ®-winning director Louie Psihoyos with co-director Peggy Callahan. Stand Up, Stand Out: The Making of a Comedy Movement (USA, 2020, 35 mins) tells the story of what is ...

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Verizon and Microsoft team up to offer 5G edge cloud computing for businesses

Posted on Tue Aug 31, 2021, 6:10 am

Corporate vice president of Azure for Operators at Microsoft Yousef Khalidi added that through the partnership with Verizon, the companies would be able to provide customers with computing and ...

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Expired Driver's Licenses Open Lane for Cybercriminals

Posted on Mon Aug 30, 2021, 5:08 pm

It's been difficult for some residents to get in-person appointments with the state's motor vehicles department, so these scams may have played into that backdrop, said Michael Geraghty, New Jersey's ...

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Platforms That Harness Astrophysical Data To Unravel The Universe's Mysteries

Posted on Thu Aug 26, 2021, 9:17 pm

not just speeding up the rate at which we make discoveries but changing the scientific questions that we can ask," said Andrew Connolly, a professor of astronomy, director of the eScience ...

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Tag: CIA

Posted on Thu Aug 26, 2021, 5:00 pm

Bob Flores, Founder of Applicology Incorporated and former Chief Technology Officer of the CIA, shared his views on how the public sector is dealing with the big data deluge, particularly with regard ...

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Pivotal Makes First Investment in Solar, Bets Small and Strategic on Northwes...

Posted on Thu Aug 26, 2021, 5:00 pm

(A notable exception would be Rick LeFaivre of Kirkland, WA-based OVP Venture Partners, who notes that cleantech VCs should invest in the sweet spot between mom-and-pop companies and $100-million ...

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Digital Native

Posted on Wed Aug 25, 2021, 5:00 pm

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 internet. Digital natives ...

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Safer With Google: Be Internet Awesome, Safety Centre in 8 Indian Languages A...

Posted on Wed Aug 25, 2021, 2:04 am

Google is also partnering with Tinkle and Amar ... to an address on the openness and the foundation of the internet by Vint Cerf himself, one of the founding fathers of the internet.

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Wipro Ltd.

Posted on Tue Aug 24, 2021, 10:39 pm

Over the last sixty six years, Wipro has built distinct businesses around the pillars of our entrepreneurial culture and strong leadership. To facilitate next level of growth aspirations for each ...

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20 Highlights of MD&M West 2015

Posted on Tue Aug 24, 2021, 5:01 pm

12. Mind Control: How a Single Channel EEG Could Change the World | 10:10 a.m. The inventor of the iBrain and CEO of NeuroVigil, Philip Low will discuss the potential of his portable brain scanning ...

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Do-It-Yourself Radio

Posted on Tue Aug 24, 2021, 2:27 am

Tom Taylor, editor of the trade publication Inside ... Avenue Discount and computer retailer Genes 2000, companies like Verizon and Hennessy have purchased time as well. But perhaps the best ...

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Latest News

Posted on Sun Aug 22, 2021, 5:00 pm

Alaves 1-4 Real Madrid: Hazard stars in LaLiga opener Alaves 1-4 Real Madrid: Eden Hazard stars for Carlo Ancelotti's side in LaLiga opener PETE JENSON IN SPAIN: He only played 65 minutes but it ...

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Will low-income buyers reshape the smartphone market?

Posted on Sat Aug 21, 2021, 5:00 pm

Chetan Sharma Consulting reported in August that ... For years, challenger operators like MetroPCS and Leap Wireless (LEAP) have struggled to make any headway in the smartphone business utterly ...

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James W. Loewen, wrote 'Lies My Teacher Told Me,' dead at 79

Posted on Fri Aug 20, 2021, 2:23 pm

He was 79. Loewen's publisher, New Press, announced that the author died Thursday at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. A professor emeritus at the University of Vermont who lived in Washington, ...

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VidCon canceled again due to Covid-19

Posted on Fri Aug 20, 2021, 11:37 am

Unfortunately, due to the recent increases in COVID-19 cases and evolving health and safety mandates, we have come to the difficult but right decision to cancel VidCon this October," VidCon general ...

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For bank regulators across the world, tech giants are now too big to fail

Posted on Fri Aug 20, 2021, 7:21 am

"Banks are still very diligent but they have gained a higher level of comfort with the model and are moving at a fairly rapid pace," said Jason Malo ... having the overall vantage point.

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Gaming computers vs. gaming laptops

Posted on Fri Aug 20, 2021, 1:38 am

So when companies like AMD and Intel release new technologies ... According to police chief Scott Gardner, Euclid Avenue is closed between Shaw and Northfield. Drivers are urged to avoid the ...

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Mark Zuckerberg wants to expand Facebook into the metaverse, even if nobody k...

Posted on Thu Aug 19, 2021, 11:57 am

But its introduction to the mainstream means the masses could probably use a rundown. Author Neal Stephenson told Vanity Fair in 2017 that he was just "making shit up" when he wrote about what he ...

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DXC Technology Names Chris Drumgoole Its Chief Operating Officer

Posted on Wed Aug 18, 2021, 5:00 pm

As COO, Drumgoole will have primary accountability for driving DXC’s day-to-day business operations, while supporting change management aligned with the company’s ...

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Salt Lake City, UT

Posted on Wed Aug 18, 2021, 5:00 pm

With Living Planet Aquarium, that is exactly what guests will find. Founded by marine biologist Brent Andersen, Living Planet is a world-class aquarium. It provides educational activities and ...

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NUCLEAR FAMILY Three-Part HBO Documentary Series Debuts September 26

Posted on Wed Aug 18, 2021, 11:34 am

NUCLEAR FAMILY is a Story Syndicate Production presented by Big Beach, Impact Partners and Topic Studios ... Jenny Raskin, Geralyn Dreyfous, Lauren Haber, Peter Saraf, Leah Holzer, Alex Turtletaub ...

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WWE 'NXT': Samoa Joe, Karrion Kross battle through arena

Posted on Wed Aug 18, 2021, 9:26 am

Advertisement Also on WWE NXT, Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis teamed up to face Robert Stone and Jessi Kamea ... Drew Barrymore discussed the impact filmmaker Steven Spielberg has had on her ...

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Forced Physics Data Center Technology Celebrates First Installation of Edgeil...

Posted on Wed Aug 18, 2021, 7:10 am

This positions Forced Physics DCT to serve markets previously limited by other ... Our Edgeility System allows customers to compute anywhere - even the harshest environments," states Scott Davis, CEO ...

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Apeel Adds $250M to Accelerate Innovation and Sustainability in Fresh Food Su...

Posted on Wed Aug 18, 2021, 3:01 am

while simultaneously expecting the best in terms of quality and sustainability," said James Rogers, CEO of Apeel. "We'll use our latest funding to help our supplier and retailer partners offer a ...

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Nuance brings the full power of Dragon voice recognition to mobile

Posted on Tue Aug 17, 2021, 5:00 pm

In a brief demonstration, it was able to fill out a variety of forms fairly accurately while Nuance's Peter Mahoney, CMO and general manager of Dragon, dictated notes in our noisy office.

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Cyberspace and U.S. Competitiveness

Posted on Tue Aug 17, 2021, 5:00 pm

Cloud-based business services like Salesforce.com need constantly improving network technologies, especially in mobile communication. Equally important will be balancing open access with improved ...

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Tag: Paul Watson

Posted on Tue Aug 17, 2021, 7:47 am

Sea Shepherd leader Paul Watson has skipped bail and fled from Germany, with his supporters claiming they fear he would have been extradited to Japan over Antarctic whaling protests.

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Huntington Park Police Extends Knightscope Contract 2 Years

Posted on Tue Aug 17, 2021, 7:36 am

"The K5 robot is having a positive impact on crime and nuisance activity at Salt Lake Park, which is reducing the instances of police activity at the park," both the city manager, Ricardo Reyes, and ...

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