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Galapagos Islands: SeaLegacy launches new campaign to expand protected areas

Posted on Wed Jan 13, 2021, 6:56 pm

SeaLegacy launches new campaign to expand protected areas - our report in category News in DiveInside - the fresh online magazine of Taucher.Net ...

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Elon Musk tweeted a meme that helped spark a 4% jump in a Japanese video game...

Posted on Wed Jan 13, 2021, 7:03 am

Musk's tweet, which has racked up more than 420,000 likes as of Wednesday morning, features the Idolmaster character Sachiko Koshimizu.

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Intercontinental Exchange and Bakkt CEOs on Bakkt going public through a SPAC

Posted on Mon Jan 11, 2021, 6:04 am

Bakkt, a digital asset marketplace founded by the Intercontinental Exchange, is becoming a public traded company through a merger with the SPAC VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings. Jeffrey Sprecher, ...

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This School In Rural Illinois Has Produced Some Of The Most Amazing Visionari...

Posted on Sun Jan 10, 2021, 9:50 pm

Ray Ozzie was a computer science student at UIUC ... At age 59 he just launched another startup, a collaborative voice-calling app called Talko. AMD, the semiconductor company that makes computer ...

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Chorus Ltd. ADR

Posted on Fri Jan 8, 2021, 1:53 am

Stocks: Real-time U.S. stock quotes reflect trades reported through Nasdaq only; comprehensive quotes and volume reflect trading in all markets and are delayed at least 15 minutes. International ...

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How to Go Full Entrepreneur in 2021

Posted on Wed Jan 6, 2021, 10:13 pm

Ready or not, entirely new challenges will confront you in 2021. It's time to go all-in, to go full entrepreneur. When the world suffers a cataclysmic disruption, entrepreneurs see opportunity ...

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Meet 20 execs at companies like Salesforce and Foursquare who are shaping the...

Posted on Wed Jan 6, 2021, 4:01 pm

Mahoney was the CMO of speech-recognition software maker Nuance Communications when he decided to start his own company to help marketers build and plan campaigns using artificial intelligence ...

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Bill makes mental health day a valid excuse for school absence

Posted on Wed Jan 6, 2021, 11:05 am

A new Utah bill would allow students to take a "mental health" absence from school without it negatively affecting their attendance record. House Bill 81, proposed by Rep. Mike Winder ...

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Heads of Naftogaz Kobolev, Darnitsa Group Shymkiv, co-founder of Diligent Cap...

Posted on Wed Jan 6, 2021, 5:12 am

Shareholders of the mobile operator Kyivstar have elected CEO of Naftogaz Ukrainy Andriy Kobolev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Darnitsa Group Dmytro Shymkiv and co-founder ... and Stock ...

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Government adds three medical specialists to Nphet lineup

Posted on Tue Jan 5, 2021, 7:29 pm

the chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee Karina Butler and director general of Science Foundation Ireland Mark Ferguson. A senior Government source said chief medical officer Tony ...

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California researcher says gut health is connected to mental health

Posted on Tue Jan 5, 2021, 11:01 am

University of California San Diego professor Jack Gilbert's research team is trying to create a probiotic solution that treats depression.

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The Most Powerful Person In Tech At Every Age

Posted on Tue Jan 5, 2021, 3:14 am

What makes him powerful: The son of the CEO of Yahoo may only be an infant, but his very existence is influencing some of the company's policies, like how much workers are paid on maternity (or ...

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Stephen Dunnivant | Central Campus President and Vice Provost of Teaching Exc...

Posted on Tue Jan 5, 2021, 12:10 am

Current Position and Past Experience Stephen Dunnivant is currently Central Campus President and Vice Provost of Teaching Excellence and Learning at Broward College. Prior, he was ...

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Barbara Shelley, 'Doctor Who' actress and Hammer Horror Scream Queen, dies at...

Posted on Mon Jan 4, 2021, 12:00 pm

Most notably, she appeared in a series of Doctor Who episodes in 1984, in which she played Sorasta in the Planet of Fire storyline, which featured Peter Davidson as the fifth iteration of the titular ...

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WWT CEO Jim Kavanaugh shares his mentors, including Michael Dell, and what he...

Posted on Mon Jan 4, 2021, 6:47 am

Dell Technologies Inc. CEO Michael Dell, Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins, Great Place to Work Institute Inc. CEO Michael Bush and WWT President Joe Koenig. Kavanaugh, according to the WSJ ...

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Avoiding the pitfalls of automated testing

Posted on Fri Jan 1, 2021, 4:00 pm

Moving fast and improving DevOps tools is possible, but companies need to start by reevaluating their QA automation processes and technology, according to Kevin Surace, CEO of Appvance.

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Victory Square Provides Corporate Update on Record Year Canadian Stock Exchan...

Posted on Tue Dec 29, 2020, 7:11 pm

Significant growth by Victory Square companies in key sectors: Digital Health, eSports, Gaming, Crypto, AR/VR, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing and Pl ...

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Spoelstra stays perfect on Christmas, Heat beat Pels 111-98

Posted on Fri Dec 25, 2020, 12:11 pm

Marc Davis (lives in Chicago, crew chief Friday in Milwaukee) and John Goble (lives in Connecticut, crew chief Friday in Boston) also got to work near home for Christmas. The Seattle Times does ...

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - DVD Clip No. 1

Posted on Thu Dec 24, 2020, 4:00 pm

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard H... When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parri... Meet the Parents Greg Focker is ready to marry ...

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DXC Hires GE Executive as CIO

Posted on Wed Dec 23, 2020, 3:59 pm

DXC Technology Co. has appointed Chris Drumgoole, chief information officer of General Electric Co. and a veteran of the company's cloud efforts, as its new technology chief. Mr. Drumgoole ...

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Ford employee gets asked for winning lottery numbers, palm readings

Posted on Wed Dec 23, 2020, 3:00 pm

Sheryl Connelly is a product of old Detroit ... miserable and took a job answering a 1-800 customer service line at Ford. One thing led to another and nearly 25 years have passed.

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FND Jan 2021 110.000 call

Posted on Wed Dec 23, 2020, 3:38 am

Sales are bouncing back. Simply Wall St. Tom Taylor became the CEO of Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ( NYSE:FND ) in 2012, and we think it's a good time to look... Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ...

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FETC 2012: The power of educators

Posted on Tue Dec 22, 2020, 4:00 pm

Other internationally-recognized featured speakers include Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Marc Prensky, Julie Evans ... in classroom technology from more than 300 companies, including education and technology ...

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Filmmaker Bill Haney Wins Gold Medal From World's Leading Journal Of Scientif...

Posted on Tue Dec 22, 2020, 12:51 pm

About Uncommon Productions Founded in 2000 by Tim Disney and Bill Haney, Uncommon Productions produces documentary and feature films that inspire, enlighten, and engage. SHARE THIS POST Find News ...

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'A Long Grind': Bowl Day Marred By Cancellations, Opt Outs

Posted on Sun Dec 20, 2020, 5:46 pm

Now, it is time for all of us to get healthy and focus on 2021. AP Sports Writer Dave Campbell in Minnesota and Tim Booth in Seattle contributed to this report.

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Internet activist, programmer Aaron Swartz dead at 26

Posted on Sun Dec 20, 2020, 4:01 pm

science fiction author Cory Doctorow. RSS, which stands for Rich Site Summary, is a format for delivering to users content from sites that change constantly, such as news pages and blogs.

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Interview: Amazon CTO Werner Vogels on cloud security

Posted on Sun Dec 20, 2020, 4:01 pm

In this video interview (two more interviews, on the democratization of IT and AI services and experimentation, can be seen here and here), ITWC CIO Jim Love and Amazon.com CTO Werner Vogels ...

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Patti Payne: Will this decade be remembered as the Roaring 20s? A futurist we...

Posted on Sun Dec 20, 2020, 3:39 pm

This year has been beyond painful, with humanity challenged to its core. I asked futurist Glen Hiemstra, internationally known author, business consultant and speaker on future trends and long ...

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Barack Obama Picks His Favorite Songs, Movies, Shows, and Books of 2020

Posted on Sat Dec 19, 2020, 4:00 pm

People looking for last-minute gift ideas could do worse than following the guidance of the Nobel Prize-winner, best-selling author, and backer of an Oscar-awarded documentary. The list did not ...

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Energy experts share their top predictions for 2021 - and meet the 46 climate...

Posted on Sat Dec 19, 2020, 8:00 am

To the future! We spoke to two dozen energy experts, CEOs, and investors - from Daniel Yergin of IHS Markit to Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures - about what to expect in the year ahead. Let's start ...

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SC stays criminal proceedings against former Wipro chairman Azim Premji and o...

Posted on Fri Dec 18, 2020, 1:39 pm

SC stays criminal proceedings against former Wipro chairman Azim Premji and others Don't time the markets, it pays to stay invested OnePlus fires up the holiday cheer with OnePlus 7th Anniversary ...

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Spaces in Space Workshop

Posted on Fri Dec 18, 2020, 6:46 am

The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) and the MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative held a workshop titled "The Spaces in Space: Optimizing Behavioral Health and Cognitive ...

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ON24 Appoints Steve Daheb as Chief Marketing Officer

Posted on Thu Dec 17, 2020, 7:17 am

© 2021 Insider Inc. and finanzen.net GmbH (Imprint). All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service and ...

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Emedgene collaborates with Illumina to scale the interpretation of genomic da...

Posted on Wed Dec 16, 2020, 1:35 pm

Illumina has initiated the precision medicine ... integration of their AI tools into TruSight Software Suite," says Ryan Taft, VP, Scientific Research at Illumina. "The combination of Illumina's ...

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Neuron23(TM) Closes $113.5 Million Series A and B Financing led by Westlake V...

Posted on Wed Dec 16, 2020, 1:59 am

"We are pleased to have such strong support from this syndicate of blue-chip investors who recognize our potential to build a new type of precision medicine company," said Nancy Stagliano ...

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Coronavirus outbreak: Live Updates

Posted on Tue Dec 15, 2020, 2:17 pm

"I feel so privileged to be the first person vaccinated against Covid-19," Keenan said, according to the BBC."It's the best ... So it is not unexpected," Stephen Evans, a professor of ...

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Mexican Congress Puts Off Vote on Controversial Central Bank Bill

Posted on Tue Dec 15, 2020, 2:01 pm

The official was seen widely to be referring to Banco Azteca, owned by billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego ... A spokesman for Grupo Salinas, a conglomerate that includes Banco Azteca as well ...

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Smart ring can be reliably used to detect the onset of fevers

Posted on Mon Dec 14, 2020, 3:38 pm

Benjamin Smarr, Paper's Corresponding Author, Professor, Department of Bioengineering and the Halicioglu Data Sciences Institute at UC San Diego But users from diverse backgrounds would need to ...

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AP signs MoU for Hyperloop; feasibility study to start next month

Posted on Mon Dec 14, 2020, 1:39 pm

HTT chairman and co-founder Bibop Gresta and EDB CEO J Krishna Kishore signed the MoU. Hyperloop is proposed to be introduced between the city centres of Vijayawada and Amaravati. It will ...

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A smart ring shows it's possible to detect fever before you feel it

Posted on Mon Dec 14, 2020, 2:02 am

and these data will be stored at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego, where a team led by Ilkay Altintas is building a portal to enable other researchers to access these data for ...

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China's e-payment booms, foreigners get the boot

Posted on Sun Dec 13, 2020, 12:31 am

800 million people with cell phones," said Gary Rieschel, managing director of Qiming Venture Partners. "So a lot of the rules are reactive as opposed to prescriptive." On some level, it shouldn't ...

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Thoma Bravo Investment Values Cybersecurity Biz At $1.15B

Posted on Thu Dec 10, 2020, 3:54 pm

Venafi CEO Jeff Hudson told Law360 in an interview Thursday that the Salt Lake City, Utah-based company was founded in 2004, but he joined the company in 2010. Hudson said he shifted the company's ...

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Within a Decade You May Be Working With an Avatar Or a Digital Twin

Posted on Thu Dec 10, 2020, 11:39 am

Advances in augmented and virtual reality promise to revolutionize the workplace, Paul Jacobs, chairman and CEO of XCOM, told CNBC's @Work virtual event on Thursday. These technologies will ...

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Just What Do The Rich Have That's Taxable?

Posted on Thu Dec 10, 2020, 11:00 am

In a lot of ways, Nick Hanauer is just like many Americans. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two children, and he grew up working in the family business, manufacturing pillows and comforters.

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How edtech innovation could change global learning habits long after Covid-19

Posted on Thu Dec 10, 2020, 8:36 am

Iranian-American entrepreneur Kamran Elahian, chairman and co-founder of Global Catalyst Foundation, a private institution working to improve education worldwide, predicts that students will not ...

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The Syrian mercenaries used as 'cannon fodder' in Nagorno-Karabakh

Posted on Wed Dec 9, 2020, 6:17 pm

Turkey and Azerbaijan deny that Syrian mercenaries were used in the recent offensive in Nagorno-Karabakh but four Syrians have told the BBC that after enlisting for sentry duties in Azerbaijan ...

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Deloitte TMT Predictions 2021: Growth in Cloud, Intelligent Edge, Sports Tech...

Posted on Tue Dec 8, 2020, 2:54 am

"Using wearables to monitor the health of athletes during COVID-19, along with testing, has helped sports leagues stay in the game," said Dr. Jeff Loucks, executive director, Deloitte Center for ...

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Paying People To Stay Home Increases Social Distancing: Report

Posted on Thu Dec 3, 2020, 3:11 pm

impoverished communities exposed to economic dislocation are the least likely to comply with shelter-in-place policies," said co-author Jesse Driscoll, an associate professor of political science ...

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AirHop Communications Brings Real-Time 5G Network Intelligence Solution to Mi...

Posted on Thu Dec 3, 2020, 2:14 pm

Microsoft Azure platforms and eSON network ... acceleration of AI-based and real-time network intelligence," said Yousef Khalidi, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Azure Networking, Microsoft ...

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SmartBiz Expo and Franchising Show open today

Posted on Wed Dec 2, 2020, 2:06 am

Peter Lee, Head of Corporate Business, Microsoft Hong Kong, and Ellis Ho, NetSuite Sales Director, ONE Pacific, will share on how companies can adopt new technologies to increase efficiency and ...

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