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These robots will carry water for you

Posted on Wed Sep 22, 2021, 12:52 pm

A cute new cargo robot called the Gitamini launches this week. For $1,850, it trails behind you while schlepping 20 pounds of stuff. It can fit a single bag of groceries, a case of beer, or a backpack ...

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CleanFiber raises $11.9M in funding to fuel Buffalo-based expansion

Posted on Tue Sep 21, 2021, 10:28 am

The company, which makes high-performance building insulation, came to Buffalo in 2017 after winning a 43North award.

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Elon Musk trolls Biden with Trump line over perceived Inspiration4 snub

Posted on Tue Sep 21, 2021, 9:21 am

Elon Musk, SpaceX founder and leading orbital travel agent, was feeling a bit slighted by the world's most powerful man after President Joe Biden failed to acknowledge the company's landmark ...

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How the growing cloud economy is creating jobs and fueling innovation

Posted on Sun Sep 19, 2021, 4:59 pm

We're undergoing one of the biggest transformations in business history, says Salesforce's Peter Schwartz. Are you ready? It happened after the Great Depression. It happened after World War II. And it ...

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The Computing Universe

Posted on Sun Sep 19, 2021, 3:36 pm

George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe 'Tony Hey and Gyuri Pápay have produced a comprehensive and wonderfully readable guide to the field. The breadth of ...

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Death Is Sexier Than Sex (to Ann Coulter)

Posted on Sat Sep 18, 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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Healius Ltd (ASX: HLS) Share Price and News

Posted on Thu Sep 16, 2021, 4:59 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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U.S. Pork Exports Spike With Swine Fever in Dominican Republic

Posted on Thu Sep 16, 2021, 10:07 am

Steve Meyer, economist at Partners For Production Agriculture based in Ames, Iowa, said the Dominican Republic also boosted pork imports during a previous swine fever outbreak in the late 1970s.

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Used 2018 Chevrolet Malibu for sale in Slidell, LA

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

Tom Taylor was extremely helpful. Used After 3 frustrating days and countless hours of attempting to buy a car for the advertised price, only to have the total price significantly inflated when it ...

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Stanford spinoff EnerVenue scores $100M to reinvent aerospace battery tech fo...

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

EnerVenue is making batteries used in space work for more terrestrial uses, like power grids and solar installations, and it just raised $100M to help its work along. #SiliconValley #Fremont #energy # ...

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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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Precision Medicine 2018

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

Our 3rd Annual Precision Medicine Virtual Conference is now available On Demand! Precision Medicine 2018 will continue the dialogue and provide updates on new efforts in drug discoveries, developments ...

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Genetics startup turns to CRISPR to resurrect the woolly mammoth

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

A new genetics company called Colossal has grand ... Tech entrepreneur Ben Lamm and geneticist George Church have founded a new company called Colossal with the specific aim of developing a ...

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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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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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Weta Digital

Posted on Sat Sep 11, 2021, 5:00 pm

New Zealand authorities have approved tech billionaire Sean Parker's purchase of a one-third stake in film director Peter Jackson's visual effects studio. Parker needed special permission from 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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Dell: Organizations Unsure They Can Recover from Ransomware Attacks

Posted on Thu Sep 9, 2021, 1:05 pm

Dell research shows firms lack faith in their data protection measures and their ability to recover from ransomware attacks.

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iRobot's latest Roomba can detect pet poop (and if it fails, you'll get a new...

Posted on Thu Sep 9, 2021, 12:43 pm

iRobot had to train new models to help the j7+ recognize objects from floor level (there aren't too many other devices with a camera down there). At this point, CEO Colin Angle tells us that it ...

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Natalie Grayson

Posted on Thu Sep 9, 2021, 10:29 am

She currently works under UC San Diego microbiology researcher Jack Gilbert and bioengineer Jeff Hasty. Natalie Grayson: Having grown up in San Diego, surfing and going to the beach in La Jolla, ...

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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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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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Arna Ionescu balances computers and tango

Posted on Tue Sep 7, 2021, 5:00 pm

Once a week, Arna Ionescu finds herself at a milonga dancing the tango. It's the only time she lets someone else take the lead. From the time she arrived from Romania at the age of 2, she has ...

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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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Collaborate.org: The global intelligence dashboard you've always wanted

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

Dr. Kevin Montgomery was working at NASA when he ... construction of the world's most advanced data visualization portal, Collaborate.org, which he unveiled Wednesday morning in Laguna Beach ...

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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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New Book Chronicling Wipro's Journey To Release On September 20

Posted on Fri Sep 3, 2021, 4:46 am

reinvented itself as a leader of the tech industry under the leadership of Hasham Premji''s son and Wipro Limited founder chairman Azim Premji-- also known as the Czar of the Indian IT industry.

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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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Bakkt Study Finds Nearly Half of Reported U.S. Consumers Have Invested in Crypto

Posted on Wed Sep 1, 2021, 8:42 am

but the biggest roadblock standing in their way has been lack of understanding on how to get started and concerns with market volatility," said Bakkt CEO Gavin Michael. "Digital assets are driving ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Google introduces global kids safety programme in India, updates Google Safet...

Posted on Wed Aug 25, 2021, 6:38 am

Speaking at the event, Vint Cerf, Google''s vice-president and chief internet evangelist, said the internet one experiences today has exceeded all his initial estimations. Cerf, considered as the ...

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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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Where Will Nvidia Stock Be In 5 Years? What To Consider

Posted on Tue Aug 24, 2021, 11:33 am

Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) has continued to prove its mettle as Jen-Hsun Huang and co. have been able to consistently outperform the Street's revenue and eps consensus, quarter after quarter ...

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Teens Are Advocating for Mental Health Days Off School

Posted on Mon Aug 23, 2021, 8:38 am

The legislator who sponsored the bill, Representative Mike Winder, a Republican, told the television station KUTV in February that it was his daughter, then a senior at Southern Utah University ...

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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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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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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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DXC Technology Names Drumgoole as Operating Chief >DXC

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

DXC Technology Co. on Thursday said it named Chris Drumgoole as executive vice president and chief operating officer. The Tysons, Va., provider of technology consulting, outsourcing and support ...

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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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