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Data from behind enemy lines: How Russia may have used Twitter to seize Crimea

Posted on Thu Jan 23, 2020, 2:03 pm

"If you're a conservative Russian military planner, you only send special forces to places where you are fairly certain they will be perceived as liberators, not occupiers," said they study's first ...

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Elon Musk is a genius, Trump says

Posted on Thu Jan 23, 2020, 3:49 am

""He's going to be building a very big plant in the United States. He has to, because we help him, so he has to help us." pic.twitter.com/WIlBJS0saEJanuary 22, 2020 President Donald Trump, it seems, ...

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Mix of Factors Led to Record Arctic Ice Melt in 2007

Posted on Thu Jan 16, 2020, 8:00 am

2007 was a doozie, eclipsing all previous records. That trend has led Wieslaw Maslowski, at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, to make a bold projection. Soon, he says, virtually all the ...

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PLT.N on New York Stock Exchange

Posted on Wed Jan 15, 2020, 4:00 pm

Mr. Robert C. Hagerty is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Plantronics, Inc. Mr. Hagerty previously served as CEO of iControl Networks, Inc., a software and services company for the ...

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Lesbians of 1916 are the Rising's 'hidden history'

Posted on Wed Jan 15, 2020, 4:00 pm

Maeve Sheehan In the 1916 commemorations, women are celebrated as the forgotten heroes of 1916. But there is another hidden history and it concerns women who loved women. RTE's flagship 1916 drama ...

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Monsoon Blockchain and China's Dixintong Partner to Create Global Blockchain ...

Posted on Wed Jan 15, 2020, 1:26 pm

Monsoon recently added board member Ken Goldman, President of Hillspire (former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's Family Office) and former CFO of Yahoo and Fortinet. For more information about the ...

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AP Top 25 Reality Check: A familiar top 10 looking to 2020

Posted on Tue Jan 14, 2020, 11:55 am

No. 10 Minnesota (11-2) Key returnees: QB Tanner Morgan; WR Rashod Bateman ... No. 24 UCF (10-3) Key returnees: QB Dillon Gabriel; RB Greg McRae; DT Kalia Davis. Key departures: WR Gabriel ...

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Variational quantum unsampling on a quantum photonic processor

Posted on Mon Jan 13, 2020, 8:34 am

We experimentally demonstrate the variational quantum unsampling protocol on a quantum photonic processor. Alongside quantum verification, our protocol has broad applications, including optimal ...

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Impact Partners elevates Jenny Raskin to executive director

Posted on Thu Jan 9, 2020, 11:05 am

Raskin (pictured), meanwhile, will work closely alongside Impact Partners co-founder Geralyn Dreyfous who also works in an advisory role to the company. Raskin has served as an industry innovator ...

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Meet the 11 power players of Amazon Web Services who helped build it into the...

Posted on Wed Jan 8, 2020, 10:06 am

Amazon Web Services has nearly half of the public cloud market share, well ahead of Microsoft and Google. These 11 executives are leading the charge.

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New Finance Models For NW Cleantech, Sustainability As VC Wanes

Posted on Tue Jan 7, 2020, 4:00 pm

Once they would have tried to get in front of Rick LeFaivre, now emeritus partner at OVP Venture Partners, a Seattle-area VC firm that was active in cleantech. But OVP is closing, and while its ...

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The Stem Cell Hard Sell

Posted on Mon Jan 6, 2020, 4:00 pm

Lesley Curwen investigates the scientific promise of human stem cells, cells with superpowers that can become many different types of cells in our bodies from muscle cells to brain cells.

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Ambarella, Lumentum, and ON Semiconductor Collaborate to Provide 3D Sensing P...

Posted on Mon Jan 6, 2020, 2:04 am

For an appointment with Lumentum, email Scott Gardner at Scott.Gardner@lumentum.com ON Semiconductor will offer CES 2020 demonstrations of the 3D sensing platform in their demo room at the ...

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DNA Testing Provides Shortcut To Trace Family History

Posted on Sun Jan 5, 2020, 9:18 pm

WEINER: That's Ken Chahine, executive vice president of ancestry.com, the company that will be testing my DNA sample at their laboratory in Provo, Utah. It's a relatively new test called autosomal ...

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Expansion Management: Heliae's Future Cash Crop: Algae

Posted on Wed Jan 1, 2020, 4:00 pm

"I can safely say that none of us would be here without the combined vision of Frank Mars, one of our founders, and Bill Harris of the Science Foundation Arizona,"said Heliae's CEO Dan Simon at the ...

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'Alive Inside' doc shows how music can combat Alzheimers and dementia

Posted on Sat Dec 28, 2019, 4:00 pm

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

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Drones will be a 'dynamic growth' industry in next decade

Posted on Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:57 am

Details: Zeva, which makes a carbon fiber-body zero emission air vehicle, is raising to help finance construction of additional human-scale prototypes for flight tests. The company aims to win the ...

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Dell to Explore Purchase of Rest of Secureworks

Posted on Mon Dec 23, 2019, 11:44 am

Dell Technologies Inc, the computer company founded by Michael Dell, is considering buying the remaining outstanding shares in cybersecurity services operator Secureworks Corp, according to people ...

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Deloitte: New Realities Are Shaping Global Economy

Posted on Tue Dec 17, 2019, 4:00 pm

"As developed markets struggle to recover, big emerging countries are racing aheadnot only boosting their own living standards, but stimulating growth in the rest of the world," Ira Kalish, Director ...

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

Posted on Sun Dec 15, 2019, 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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Monster Numbers For Three Americans In China This Week

Posted on Sun Dec 15, 2019, 8:53 am

(Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images) Ty Lawson Of Fujian with 29 points, 5 rebounds and 13 assists, Joseph Young of Nanjing with 39 points, 4 rebounds and 9 assists, Keifer Sykes of Guangzhou ...

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Independa Licenses Video Conferencing Technologies to LG

Posted on Mon Dec 9, 2019, 4:00 pm

"Independa and LG are delivering another industry first," said Kian Saneii, founder and CEO of Independa. "LG commercial TVs are widely recognized as the market leaders in healthcare and hospitality, ...

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HMicro Closes $5.5M in Series B Funding

Posted on Wed Nov 27, 2019, 4:00 pm

Fremont, California -- October 21, 2014 -- HMicro, a wireless solutions firm developing integrated products for medical, industrial and the broad Internet of Things, announced today that it has ...

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Hand Hygiene Technology Startup Hyginex Receives Investment from Persistent S...

Posted on Sat Nov 2, 2019, 5:00 pm

"Hyginex's unique approach based on innovative wearable technology protects patients in hospitals and improves global healthcare," says Dr. Sridhar Jagannathan, chief innovation officer for Persistent ...

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Microsoft Partnering With Cancer Researchers on Genomic Database

Posted on Sat Nov 2, 2019, 7:00 am

Researchers have found they can make progress by narrowing the focus to specific areas such as clinical oncology, said Peter Lee, corporate vice president of Microsoft Healthcare. CKB stores ...

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The Cove (2009)

Posted on Sun Oct 20, 2019, 5:00 pm

This Oscar-winning documentary from former National Geographic photographer Louie Psihoyos investigates the dolphin hunting practices just off of Taiji, Wakayama, Japan. The film follows former do ...

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FLIR neemt Tethered Drone-activa en -technologie over van Aria Insights

Posted on Wed Oct 2, 2019, 8:12 am

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) kondigde aan dat het de intellectuele eigendom (IP) en bepaalde bedrijfsmiddelen van Aria Insights ... van iRobot Helen Greiner en werd ...

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"Fantastic Fungi" Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg

Posted on Fri Sep 27, 2019, 11:12 am

Director Louie Schwartzberg joined us to share why he made the film and what he hopes viewers learn. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists and others, we become aware of the ...

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InterDigital R&I Digital Double Technology Wins Best in Show at IBC

Posted on Wed Sep 18, 2019, 8:00 pm

virtual-enabled future," said Henry Tirri, CTO and EVP of Research and Development at InterDigital. "To win this prestigious recognition at our debut at this industry-leading event is truly ...

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NFL SEASON PREVIEW: 10 things you need to know

Posted on Tue Sep 3, 2019, 9:46 am

Satellite and cable options cost even more in 2019. For instance, Bell (satellite), Shaw (cable) and Rogers (cable) are charging about $200 each for the four-month regular-season service.

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Chorus profit falls, chief executive Kate McKenzie quits

Posted on Sun Aug 25, 2019, 5:00 pm

Chorus reported a drop in full-year profit this morning, as expected - and the surprise departure of its boss, Kate McKenzie. McKenzie will step down as managing director at the end of the year.

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Federal lawsuit seeks 'no-go zone' to protect Puget Sound orcas

Posted on Tue Aug 20, 2019, 4:47 pm

Paige Browning talks with Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance executive director Janet Thomas about a new lawsuit against NOAA. On Monday, the Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance and the Center for ...

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Five Future Workplace Predictions That Are Hopefully More Accurate Than Steve...

Posted on Tue Aug 20, 2019, 7:30 am

The gig economy will get giggier Vaclav Vincalek, CEO of PCIS, which helps enterprise businesses to innovate, predicts that automation will see businesses swallow up more and more jobs while ...

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Nuance Adapts Its Desktop Dragon Dictation Software For Mobile Devices

Posted on Sat Aug 17, 2019, 5:00 pm

People who find it easier to write reports and other text documents by using Nuance Communications ... the organizations they work for, says Peter Mahoney, chief marketing officer for the ...

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3D Systems Earnings: Key Metrics Move Lower; Stock Drops 7%

Posted on Thu Aug 8, 2019, 5:17 am

the delay in shipping Factory metals systems as we complete technical enhancements and weaker macro-economic conditions in some areas of our market," CEO Vyomesh Joshi said in the earnings release.

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Underwater memorial in Florida honoring veterans opens for divers

Posted on Tue Aug 6, 2019, 8:31 am

Heyward Matthews, a professor of oceanography at St. Petersburg College, used oversized scissors to officially open the Circle of Heroes, according to Military Times. The underwater memorial ...

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D.A. Pennebaker, Master Director of Documentaries, Dies at 94

Posted on Sat Aug 3, 2019, 2:01 pm

Pennebaker did not reserve his camera exclusively for the musical arena, however. He and his wife, Chris Hegedus, with whom he made most of his films in the past several decades, were Oscar ...

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Business Report: The Energy Excelerator

Posted on Mon Jul 1, 2019, 10:35 pm

a Hawaii-based start-up program is investing five million dollars into 15 energy start-ups. Dawn Lippert from Energy Excelerator and Michael Pfeffer of IBiS Networks joins us on Sunrise.

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Surgery: the Mother of Invention

Posted on Fri Jun 21, 2019, 12:27 pm

When he was learning to do hip replacements, Dr. Hank Wuh, a young orthopedic surgeon, was frustrated by the slow and potentially harmful method used to remove the cement securing an old ...

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Celebrating Nanotechnology at the Hebrew University: Inaugural Dan Maydan Pri...

Posted on Tue Jun 18, 2019, 2:22 am

Prof Yi Cui is being recognized for exceptionally ... he is credited for starting the research field of nanomaterials design for battery research. His multiple innovative ideas have changed ...

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NSF Names Physical Sciences Head

Posted on Sat Jun 8, 2019, 10:22 am

A nuclear physicist has been promoted to lead the largest research directorate at the National Science Foundation ... 1 year after William Harris left to become head of Columbia University's ...

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Finalist Named for Georgia Institute of Technology Presidency

Posted on Thu Jun 6, 2019, 11:07 am

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) today announced Dr. Ángel Cabrera as finalist for the Georgia Tech presidency. Cabrera is currently president of George Mason University, ...

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Maturing WLAN Technology Makes Life Easier for IT Administrators

Posted on Tue Jun 4, 2019, 5:00 pm

According to Thomas Greaves, chairman of the educational technology consultancy The Greaves Group, half of the computers used in schools today are mobile devices. Students and teachers are using them ...

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CrowdStrike sets terms for $378M Nasdaq IPO

Posted on Wed May 29, 2019, 10:59 am

Last year, for its part, saw the IPOs of Zscaler, Carbon Black and Tenable. Founded in 2011 by former McAfee executives George Kurtz and Dmitri Alperovitch, CrowdStrike is up against steep competition ...

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Neal Stephenson Explains His Vision of the Digital Afterlife

Posted on Thu May 23, 2019, 4:47 am

This is the core question explored in Neal Stephenson's latest novel, Fall; Or, Dodge in Hell, a sprawling sci-fi epic that hits shelves on June 4. Fall is several books in one. The hybrid sci-fi ...

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CleanFiber gains national recognition as production begins in Buffalo

Posted on Wed May 22, 2019, 9:09 am

CEO Jonathan Strimling said. CleanFiber now has 22 employees, including five women and five minorities. "We have begun production and we are currently shipping product," Strimling said.

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Olis Robotics Wins U.S. Air Force Funding to Explore Viability of Repairing a...

Posted on Tue May 21, 2019, 2:09 am

or update components while the satellites are in orbit," Olis Robotics' CEO Don Pickering stated. "Olis Robotics' progressive autonomy software platform enables the ability to use robotics in ...

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Yale, Cornell, Stanford Remain Atop IRA Varsity 8+ Polls for Week 6

Posted on Tue May 7, 2019, 5:00 pm

Also Receiving Votes: College of the Holy Cross, Santa Clara University, Temple University, MIT, Gonzaga University, Fairfield University, University of San Diego, Williams College, Bates College ...

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Venice Biennale preview week

Posted on Mon May 6, 2019, 5:00 pm

On the occasion of its inaugural exhibition, Ocean Space will host Joan Jonas in her captivating performance Moving Off the Land, David Gruber and Olafur Eliasson will be in conversation, and Dark ...

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Scott Foster: Why Rockets and Warriors HATE NBA referee explained by Paul Pierce

Posted on Tue Apr 30, 2019, 5:09 pm

Officiating grabbed the headlines in Game 1 of the Rockets-Warriors series after Houston repeatedly protested a lack of calls on what they perceived were clear and obvious fouls. Mike D'Antoni ...

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