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Elon Musk's Tesla Facing Probe Over Alleged Suspension Issue That Could Impac...

Posted on Fri Nov 27, 2020, 7:10 am

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed it is investigating the electric car company after receiving dozens of complaints about Model X and Model S vehicles.

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How secure are your AI and machine learning projects?

Posted on Thu Nov 26, 2020, 6:06 pm

Artificial intelligence and machine learning bring new vulnerabilities along with their benefits. Here's how several companies have minimized their risk.

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Silicon Photonics Design

Posted on Tue Nov 24, 2020, 2:39 pm

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York Comprehensive High School commencement Friday

Posted on Tue Nov 24, 2020, 8:12 am

He plans to attend Clemson University: Mathematics and Business. Salutorian is Benjamin Allen Spencer, son of Craig and Susan Spencer. He plans to attend University of South Carolina Honors College.

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Tijuana River Valley Cross-Border Research and Future Vision

Posted on Mon Nov 23, 2020, 9:19 pm

Scientists involved in this vision include Andrew Allen, Clarissa Anderson, Andrew Barton, Jeff Bowman, Bruce Cornuelle, Falk Feddersen, Sarah Giddings, Mark Merrifield, Kimberly Prather ... please ...

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Don't blame us for news businesses revenue decline: Google

Posted on Mon Nov 23, 2020, 4:28 am

As Australia debates the draft News Media Bargaining Code that would govern the relationship between news businesses and digital platforms, Google on Monday said that making it responsible for decline ...

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20 Highlights of MD&M West 2015

Posted on Sat Nov 21, 2020, 4:00 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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The devastating aftermath of car smashing into home - and the terrifying CCTV...

Posted on Sat Nov 21, 2020, 11:49 am

Pep Guardiola speaks for the first time since signing his contract extension Best Black Friday deals for 2020 Lorraine forced to live pause interview after Martin Lewis sparks concern Manchester ...

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What in Baltimore are you thankful for this year?

Posted on Sat Nov 21, 2020, 10:52 am

The third-place team, UMGC-Team4, which scored a total of 6,350 points, was composed of Michael Copeland-Clarke, William Rotchford, Dustin Noe, and David Beyviel, all current UMGC students with ...

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

Posted on Thu Nov 19, 2020, 3:59 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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'Alive Inside' doc shows how music can combat Alzheimers and dementia

Posted on Wed Nov 18, 2020, 6:01 pm

But that's exactly what might happen if you go see "Alive Inside," a new film that ... and rarely get a visitor. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett lets his images do the most powerful talking ...

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Qiming Venture Partners Announces Final Closing of US$ 1.2 Billion Fund VII

Posted on Wed Nov 18, 2020, 5:12 am

SHANGHAI, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qiming Venture Partners today announced the final closing of Qiming Venture Partners Fund VII, a $1.2 billion fund focuses on early-stage Healthcare and TMT ...

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EnerG2, Backed by OVP and Firelake, Wants to Own Energy Storage in the Electr...

Posted on Tue Nov 17, 2020, 4:00 pm

I had a chance to speak in-depth with EnerG2 chief executive Rick Luebbe and OVP venture partner Rick LeFaivre about the company, its strategy, and what it could mean for the future of cleantech ...

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Goldman Investment-Banking Co-Head Joins Dell Asset Manager

Posted on Mon Nov 16, 2020, 1:37 pm

He was seen as a potential contender for CEO at Goldman, but now he's headed to Micheal Dell's investment firm MSD Capital.

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Billboard Pro Spotlight Live Virtual Event: Songs for Sale

Posted on Mon Nov 16, 2020, 9:42 am

© 2020 Billboard. All rights reserved. Billboard is part of MRC Media and Info, a division of MRC. On Dec. 3, the Billboard Pro Spotlight Series tackles the current ...

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Best Podcasts on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher

Posted on Mon Nov 16, 2020, 3:57 am

One of the most exciting and fascinating podcasts for all history lovers. Two hosts, Slate's Seth Stevenson and The Economist's Tom Standage talk and argue about different stories from the past that ...

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Goodleigh

Posted on Sun Nov 15, 2020, 4:00 pm

Stephen Evans drove on after injuring professional rider Jean-Pierre de Villiers, a court hears. Andrew Segal BBC South West A Devon MP thinks the county will be placed in the middle tier of ...

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Developer security is booming as hack-prevention starts earlier than ever: He...

Posted on Sun Nov 15, 2020, 7:15 am

A leading-edge research firm focused on digital transformation. Good Subscriber Account active since The letter F. An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. An image of a chain link ...

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Verdego Aero Running Diesel-Electric (Jet A) Hybrid Propulsion System

Posted on Fri Nov 13, 2020, 7:34 am

Chief Executive Officer Eric Bartsch says, "VerdeGo Aero is positioned to offer the most efficient, most cost effective, low emissions hybrid system for demanding commercial aviation missions.

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NanoXplore Announces Purchase Order From Martinrea International Inc. for Pas...

Posted on Thu Nov 12, 2020, 1:00 am

Soroush Nazarpour, President & CEO of NanoXplore, commented: "After a long development process, I am very pleased that our graphene will be introduced to passenger vehicle programs in early 2021.

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OtoNexus Medical Technologies Wins Prestigious Most Valued Company Award at K...

Posted on Tue Nov 10, 2020, 1:40 pm

"Our goal is to decrease the usage of antibiotic therapy by 50% for the treatment of middle ear infections," said Caitlin Cameron, CEO OtoNexus Medical Technologies. We are delighted that ...

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Wipro's Azim Premji emerges as most generous Indian in FY20

Posted on Tue Nov 10, 2020, 1:02 am

MUMBAI: IT major Wipro's Azim Premji donated Rs 22 crore a day or Rs 7,904 crore in a year to emerge as the most generous Indian in FY20 and top a list of philanthropy. Premji pipped HCL ...

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West Wireless Health Institute Joins Xconomy Forum on Health IT

Posted on Mon Nov 9, 2020, 4:00 pm

joining already-scheduled talks by MediPacs CEO Mark McWilliams and Independa CEO Kian Saneii. As the first prototype device to come out of the Institute, Casey says Sense4Baby represents an ...

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Review: Cory Doctorow's 'Attack Surface' is a riveting techno-thriller

Posted on Sat Nov 7, 2020, 9:08 pm

Cory Doctorow is among the best of the current practitioners of near-future speculative fiction, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with such superlative peers as Bruce Sterling, Kim Stanley Robinson ...

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Globalstar Receives Terrestrial Authorization in Canada, Brazil and Kenya - S...

Posted on Thu Nov 5, 2020, 4:37 pm

We are working closely with XCOM Labs on potential deployments for Band n53 in dense small cell environments where the increase in capacity is most meaningful. Paul Jacobs, Founder & CEO of XCOM ...

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Bigg Boss 14: Rubina Dilaik observes Karva Chauth fast for Abhinav Shukla

Posted on Thu Nov 5, 2020, 5:47 am

The couples did not continue any relationship post the show. Season 1 couple Anupama Verma and Aryan Vaid Anupama Verma and Aryan Vaid were the first couple in the first season of Bigg Boss and ...

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Future technologies

Posted on Tue Nov 3, 2020, 4:00 pm

Technology holds the ability to solve some of society's problems, but can generate new issues or require measures that people are unwilling to take, said Dennis Bushnell, chief scientist at the NASA ...

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NVIDIA's Jen-Hsun Huang says Tegra 3-based tablets will drop to $299 in a 'co...

Posted on Tue Nov 3, 2020, 10:30 am

but NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has come out and said that he expects Tegra 3-powered tablets to drop to $299 in just "a couple quarters." Now, that's a pretty big claim, considering ASUS ...

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Ireland Notebook: A Look at National Labs and Research Centers

Posted on Mon Nov 2, 2020, 4:00 pm

In Dublin, I sat down with Mark Ferguson, director general of Science Foundation Ireland, which oversees the national research centers, to learn more. I later took a trip to Cork and Limerick ...

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Graphene-enhanced composites in the works

Posted on Mon Nov 2, 2020, 4:00 pm

Ray Gibbs, Haydale Chief Executive, added: "We have identified the composites market as a strategic sector for our functionalized graphene and other nano materials with HCS being a fundamental route ...

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Posted on Mon Nov 2, 2020, 11:00 am

Dr. Shawn Iadonato, CEO of Kineta, Inc., will discuss the clinical stage biotechnology company committed to developing disruptive life science technologies that address unmet patient needs especially ...

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AWS is opening yet another cloud computing region

Posted on Mon Nov 2, 2020, 6:28 am

SEE: Power checklist: Local email server-to-cloud migration (TechRepublic Premium) Amazon's CTO Werner Vogels, announcing that AWS was coming to Switzerland in a blog post, said: "Over the years ...

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Schneider Electric's New CTO Is Earmarking IT/OT Convergence as the Future

Posted on Sun Nov 1, 2020, 4:00 pm

Schneider Electric recently appointed Prith Banerjee as chief technology officer to push the ... where he examined energy management systems for buildings; and Accenture, focusing on the IoT. All of ...

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Graphene 3D Lab Acquires Former Parent Company Graphene Laboratories Inc.

Posted on Sun Nov 1, 2020, 4:00 pm

A curated collection of industry and product deep-dives. Alessio Lorusso built his first 3D printer at 17 and went on to bootstrap his company Roboze. His enthusiasm and drive really shine through ...

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The heart connect: Are you sleeping well enough?

Posted on Sat Oct 31, 2020, 12:27 am

For instance, in some cases, people may experience a disturbance in the breathing pattern while sleeping. This could be a condition called sleep apnea, which can have a lasting impact on your ...

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iRobot Corp, Post Holdings, Mattel, Yext and Box highlighted as Zacks Bull an...

Posted on Fri Oct 30, 2020, 7:59 am

The acceleration in demand for iRobot products began when people started working from home. CEO Colin Angle had the following comments on the quarter: "Customer response to our Genius platform and ...

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People, not candy, seen as the biggest risk for trick-or-treaters this year

Posted on Fri Oct 30, 2020, 6:03 am

State and local public health authorities have been very clear that trick-or-treating is strongly discouraged this year due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus pandemic. That said, it is ...

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Greg Schmergel

Posted on Thu Oct 29, 2020, 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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Business Resilience Starts With Data-Driven Scenario Planning

Posted on Wed Oct 28, 2020, 12:57 pm

and Peter Schwartz, SVP Strategic Planning at Salesforce, name five fundamental uncertainties (along with additional trends in technology, environment, politics and more) that will shape our post ...

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Notable Labs Announces Partnership With All4Cure

Posted on Wed Oct 28, 2020, 6:08 am

"Our partnership with Notable is an important step forward for All4Cure, which is helping to shape the future of cancer research," said Tony Blau, CEO and founder of All4Cure. "Our patient ...

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Amprius Raises $25 Million: Is the Battery Component Market for Real?

Posted on Tue Oct 27, 2020, 12:00 pm

Policy & regulation are aligning with renewables cost declines to make projects more profitable and portfolios more sustainable. The Grid Edge comprises technologies, solutions and business models ...

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Here Comes the Revenge of the Electric Car

Posted on Tue Oct 27, 2020, 12:00 pm

Policy & regulation are aligning with renewables cost declines to make projects more profitable and portfolios more sustainable. The Grid Edge comprises technologies, solutions and business models ...

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Apeel Raises $30M In Funding

Posted on Tue Oct 27, 2020, 8:11 am

The company will use its new funding and technology to expand operations. Led by James Rogers, Founder and CEO, Apeel helps smallholder farmers in emerging markets, who suffer from some of the ...

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Political Idol 2020 at The York Theatre Company

Posted on Mon Oct 26, 2020, 5:00 pm

Film: IN THE FAMILY WAY), Joe DiSalle, Scott Foster, and Robert Yarnall, Creative team includes Sara Jean Tosetti (Costume Designer), Quentin Madia (Choreography), James Rushin (Audio Engineer ...

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Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft launch virtual ImmuneRACE study to inf...

Posted on Fri Oct 23, 2020, 5:00 pm

"We are dedicated to being part of the solution against COVID-19," said Peter Lee, corporate vice president, AI and Research, Microsoft. "Immune response data may augment what we have been ...

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8 Firefighters Hurt Battling Md. House Fire

Posted on Wed Oct 21, 2020, 5:07 pm

It took firefighters about an hour to knock the fire down. Fire department spokesman Mark Brady says the family of five that lives in the home escaped unharmed. He says one resident was awakened ...

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Storm in Janesville causes damage to homes

Posted on Tue Oct 20, 2020, 4:27 am

"We were asleep in bed and all of a sudden we woke up to ceiling tiles falling on our bed.," Diane Eastman said. Big storms hit home for Eastman in Janesville Thursday night. "And then it started ...

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Shut the countryside again, farmers plead

Posted on Mon Oct 19, 2020, 5:00 pm

Peter Davidson-Smith, chairman of the Gloucestershire NFU, said the emergence of new clusters suggested safeguards should not have been dropped. 'I really feel we are going to have to rethink the ...

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Verizon Teams with Microsoft to Offer Private 5G Mobile Edge Computing

Posted on Mon Oct 19, 2020, 11:57 am

"We are especially excited to join Verizon and Microsoft to test how 5G and MEC ... IoT workloads to precision medicine," said Yousef Khalidi, corporate vice president Azure for Operators at ...

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Is an elephant a person? A New York court is set to decide

Posted on Mon Oct 19, 2020, 9:41 am

Just her freedom. Is Happy in prison? No, Happy is in a one-acre enclosure in the Bronx Zoo, but her lawyer, Steven Wise of the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), has gone to court to spring her.

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