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Elon Musk Mocks Twitter's Embrace of NFTs

Posted on Fri Jan 21, 2022, 6:53 am

Twitter is offering special profile pictures for NFT holders, meanwhile Musk wants the company to focus on crypto scammers ...

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Zero Emissions Vehicle Completes First Test Flight

Posted on Fri Jan 21, 2022, 1:10 am

Zeva, an air travel startup based in Tacoma, Washington, executed the first successful test flight of their zero-emissions aircraft, ZEVA Aero.The flight was conducted on January 9 in rural Pierce ...

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UC San Diego receives $14m to drive precision nutrition with gut microbiome data

Posted on Thu Jan 20, 2022, 7:15 am

National Institutes of Health establishes Microbiome and Metagenomics Center at UC San Diego, part of new effort to predict individual responses to food and inform personalized nutrition ...

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Twitter blocks billionaire Ricardo Salinas account, citing abusive behavior

Posted on Wed Jan 19, 2022, 4:46 pm

(Reuters) - Twitter said on Wednesday it has blocked the account of Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego due to abusive behavior. The social media company did not detail why Salinas had been ...

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The Metaverse Investment Playbook

Posted on Wed Jan 19, 2022, 9:01 am

The future of this virtual world presents real investment opportunities you don't want to miss today. We live in an age where ostentatious billionaires have the resources (and creative ambition) to ...

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Maritime NZ launches new campaign following influx of new boaties

Posted on Tue Jan 18, 2022, 11:18 pm

Auckland's Harbourmaster Marc Davis says life jackets really do save lives when onboard a boat. "We want to encourage people to be wearing those life jackets, especially when they're underway.

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Interaction with the leaders of the pharmaceutical industry is the key to nat...

Posted on Tue Jan 18, 2022, 4:45 pm

Minister of Health of Ukraine Viktor Liashko visited the factory of the Darnitsa pharmaceutical company on January 17. The high-ranking official saw with his ...

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Accusers: New U of Michigan leader must change abuse culture

Posted on Tue Jan 18, 2022, 10:42 am

Keith Moree and Robert Stone told reporters Tuesday that the Ann Arbor school is ripe for a culture change as its board conducts a search to permanently replace Schlissel, who was removed Saturday ...

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Intel Pushes Cross-Architecture Support in oneAPI Toolkits

Posted on Tue Jan 18, 2022, 4:00 am

Intel recently released its oneAPI 2022 toolkits, which further expands the number of cross-architecture features that developers can leverage, including high-performance support for programming in ...

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VA revamps caregivers program: Those who already qualified must reapply

Posted on Tue Jan 18, 2022, 2:44 am

LAWRENCE: Forty-five-year-old Tom Taylor served in the Coast Guard until an accident in 2014 fractured his spine. TAYLOR: He's a C7 quadriplegic, has use of his arms but no real use of his hands ...

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Anupama-Anuj Kapadia Continue The 90s Romance, This Time With Heart-Shaped Pa...

Posted on Mon Jan 17, 2022, 9:53 pm

Anupamaa Big Spoiler: Amid the ongoing arguments in the Shah House, Anupama and Anuj Kapadia are leaving no stone unturned in teasing fans with the glimpse of their 90s romance. In Tuesday's ...

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Hopes rise that rules on outdoor gatherings will be relaxed in February

Posted on Mon Jan 17, 2022, 5:14 pm

Meanwhile, the former chair of Science Foundation Ireland and chief scientific officer to the Government, Prof Mark Ferguson, has stepped down from Nphet in line with finishing his other roles.

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SXSW Adds Jason Isbell, Michael Dell and More to Speaker List

Posted on Mon Jan 17, 2022, 4:00 pm

Today's announcement is heavy on the tech side of things, with familiar figures like Dell Technologies founder Michael Dell. However, there are also a lot of names from the music side of the festival, ...

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The POWER Podcast

Posted on Mon Jan 17, 2022, 10:25 am

Interview with Gregg Dixon, co-founder and CEO of Voltus. https://www.powermag.com/a-win-win-win-solution-for-der-owners-the-power-grid-and-the-environment/ Interview ...

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K'taka HC convicts NGO reps for frivolous cases against Azim Premji

Posted on Fri Jan 14, 2022, 9:29 am

The Karnataka High Court on Friday convicted two representatives of an NGO for contempt of court after they filed frivolous cases against former Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and his trust, despite ...

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Meet the Team

Posted on Thu Jan 13, 2022, 8:11 pm

SOARS is led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography experts in atmospheric science, marine biology, and oceanography, listed here in alphabetical order. Farooq Azam is a professor in the Marine ...

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Tesla's Gigafactory Ahead of Schedule Amid Nagging Valuation Concerns

Posted on Thu Jan 13, 2022, 4:01 pm

"We're ahead of schedule," Ricardo Reyes, Tesla's communications chief ... taking up 10 million square feet and housing up to 6,500 employees, according to the company. Initial cost estimates ...

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China's Technology Sector Is Attracting Unprecedented Amounts Of Investment D...

Posted on Thu Jan 13, 2022, 3:24 am

While Beijing has begun targeting big tech Chinese companies, according to a recent analysis, China is pulling record amounts of investment into the country's technology sector. When the Chinese ...

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Verizon Business Announces BlueJeans Studio to Empower the Creator Economy

Posted on Thu Jan 13, 2022, 1:00 am

training or lead generation initiatives," said Chris Lewter, VP and GM, BlueJeans by Verizon. "With the addition of Studio to provide premium production services, combined with our leading event ...

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Acknowledgements to JINS Guest Editors and External Reviewers, 2021

Posted on Wed Jan 12, 2022, 4:00 pm

To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and ...

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Precision Medicine 2018

Posted on Wed Jan 12, 2022, 4:00 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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Income tax cut? Eliminate the tax on groceries? Lawmakers look at options

Posted on Wed Jan 12, 2022, 2:53 pm

The Utah Taxpayers Association said it does not ... McCay told FOX 13 he was also speaking with Rep. Mike Winder, R-West Valley City, about an earned income tax credit. "An earned income tax ...

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'Forever striving for more': Former Benjamin star Kaiir Elam declares for NFL...

Posted on Mon Jan 10, 2022, 11:45 am

More Benjamin:Offseason offers: Benjamin's Micah Mays rises as Power 5 prospect More College:D'Angelo: Mario Cristobal returns to Miami Hurricanes: 'He's one of us ... he's going to be a ...

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Logistical feats

Posted on Sun Jan 9, 2022, 9:06 pm

In a conversation with strategy+business editor-in-chief Daniel Gross, Mims describes how his efforts to trace the path of an object from a factory in Asia to households in the United States raised ...

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Intel partnering with Nuance to bring voice recognition to Ultrabooks

Posted on Sat Jan 8, 2022, 4:00 pm

resulting in a better end user experience and interactions which will be faster than ever before," said Peter Mahoney, Chief Marketing Officer, Nuance Communications. The companies will also ...

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Expanding Access to Whole Genome Sequencing Across the Globe

Posted on Fri Jan 7, 2022, 9:02 am

Illumina and the global nonprofit Genetic Alliance late last year unveiled the iHope Genetic Health program, which is aimed at providing whole-genome sequencing to patients across the globe impacted ...

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How a New Age Hustler

Posted on Fri Jan 7, 2022, 3:28 am

Teibel took his microphone back to the ocean in March ... about a year after Environments 1 came out, the biologist Roger Payne released an album called Songs of the Humpback Whale, which ended ...

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Leafly Announces Post-Combination Board of Directors

Posted on Tue Jan 4, 2022, 1:39 pm

Peter Lee has served as President ... including serving as Chief Financial Officer of INTERLINQ Software Corporation as well as roles at Microsoft and Getty Images. Mr. Pickerill was licensed as a ...

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Independa to Deliver Health Offerings on LG Consumer TVs

Posted on Tue Jan 4, 2022, 10:55 am

vibrant independence," said Kian Saneii, founder and CEO of Independa. "Our LG partnership brings ongoing and meaningful engagement with loved ones to millions of homes, while offering a greater ...

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Fuugo aggregates video content for your phone, tablet, or PC, makes it more t...

Posted on Mon Jan 3, 2022, 4:00 pm

"The goal of the TV Innovation Awards is to recognize the most forward-thinking companies who are creating products and services that are driving the new TV paradigm," according to Ian Weightman ...

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Revitalizing batteries by bringing 'dead' lithium back to life

Posted on Mon Jan 3, 2022, 11:51 am

Researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University may have found a way to revitalize rechargeable lithium batteries, potentially boosting the range ...

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Gates, Ballmer Head List of Obama Donors

Posted on Wed Dec 29, 2021, 4:00 pm

Rob Glaser of RealNetworks and John Vechey of PopCap Games contributed $50,000 each, and Nick Hanauer of Second Avenue Partners donated $25,000.

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Ansys to Showcase Latest Simulation Capabilities for Sustainable Mobility at ...

Posted on Tue Dec 28, 2021, 11:51 pm

Ansys and its customers speed up go-to-market for safe and sustainable electric and autonomous vehicles PITTSBURGH, Dec. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- / Key Highlights Ansys to present the latest ...

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What You Need To Know About NVIDIA Corporation's (NASDAQ:NVDA) Investor Compo...

Posted on Sun Dec 26, 2021, 11:45 am

NVIDIA has a market capitalization of US$695b ... followed by an ownership of 6.8% by the third-largest shareholder. Furthermore, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang is the owner of 3.4% of the company's shares.

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Flashpoint Interview: Ford futurist releases annual survey results

Posted on Sun Dec 26, 2021, 8:53 am

This week, we're sitting down with Sheryl Connelly, chief futurist for Ford Motor Company, who tells us what she is predicting for the upcoming years. As we turn the corner to the new year ...

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The Lifetime Learner

Posted on Thu Dec 23, 2021, 1:03 pm

Deloitte serves over 200 higher education clients, drawing upon a pool of multidisciplinary sources across consulting, financial advisory, tax, and audit. Learn more at www.deloitte.com ...

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With Russia Poised to Invade, Joe Biden's Caution Frustrates Ukraine

Posted on Thu Dec 23, 2021, 5:37 am

Slow-rolling Ukrainian NATO membership will only mean more Putin aggression in future, suggested Ukraine's former ambassador to the U.S., Valeriy Chaly. "We need consolidation in Europe ...

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Big chip and tech investment pouring into Malaysia

Posted on Thu Dec 23, 2021, 12:35 am

Taiyo Yuden (Japan, electronic components ... that have presumably done their due diligence before investing. Scott Foster is an analyst with LightStream Research, Tokyo.

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Bakkt to Go Public Next Month After SEC OKs SPAC Plans

Posted on Wed Dec 22, 2021, 5:57 pm

Bakkt Holdings and VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings (VIH) have received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to complete their merger and push forward with plans to operate as ...

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Tag: CIA

Posted on Wed Dec 22, 2021, 4:00 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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Alumni and Careers

Posted on Mon Dec 20, 2021, 6:31 pm

I then briefly taught at Leadership Prep Ocean Hill, a charter school part of a larger network of charter schools called Uncommon Schools. During two summer breaks in high school, I studied music in ...

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Well-Read Vermont Chefs Share Their Favorite Fictional Meals

Posted on Mon Dec 20, 2021, 4:00 pm

I asked both Witting and Honey Road pastry chef Amanda Wildermuth, an avid reader and self-proclaimed "sci-fi/fantasy nerd," to share their favorite fictional meals. As I scanned my bookshelves in ...

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H2U Technologies Announces New CEO to Lead Commercialization of PGM-free PEM ...

Posted on Mon Dec 20, 2021, 6:21 am

H2U Technologies, Inc. (H2U) announced today that Mark McGough has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McGough has a long and successful track record commercializing new ...

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Qualifacts + Credible buys Tampa Bay health care software firm InSync

Posted on Fri Dec 17, 2021, 11:59 am

and complementary solutions to a broader behavioral health and human services market," Qualifacts + Credible CEO Paul Ricci said in the release. "It also better positions us for long-term ...

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

Posted on Wed Dec 15, 2021, 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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America's Greatest Disruptors: Enterprising Idealists

Posted on Wed Dec 15, 2021, 3:30 am

Apeel-treated produce is now available in grocery chains in the U.S. and Europe, including Walmart, Costco, Kroger and ShopRite. The company has forged partnerships in eight countries and recently ...

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Future shock: Mysterious signal from a galaxy far, far away could just be an ...

Posted on Tue Dec 14, 2021, 7:02 pm

The human desire to talk to animals like Dr Dolittle seems a whimsy long relegated to science-fiction, but Professor Con Slobodchikoff of Northern Arizona University not only believes such communi ...

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Advisory Board

Posted on Mon Dec 13, 2021, 9:05 pm

Julia Ormond is the founder and president of the Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking (ASSET), a counter-human trafficking organization that is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative and ...

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Tech Stock Roundup: Stocks React to Trump Promises

Posted on Mon Dec 13, 2021, 3:59 pm

Davis will relinquish his role as IoT head to Tom Lantzsch, executive vice president of strategy at rival chip player ARM. Meanwhile, Intel continues to build on its auto market relationships.

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NXT-ID Issues Shareholder Corporate Update on Wocket Smart Wallet

Posted on Mon Dec 13, 2021, 3:59 pm

OXFORD, CT--(Marketwired - August 06, 2015) - NXT-ID, Inc. (NXTD) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market and creator of the ...

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