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    Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California.Brooks Kraft/Apple Inc/Handout via Reuters Apple buys a lot of smaller companies, and doesn't talk about what it plans to do with them.  However, on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook shed some light...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – In neighborhoods all over the Pittsburgh-area, restaurants are struggling or just plain giving up. However, in the midst of all of that – some are actually opening up for the first time. That makes you scratch your head, right? How could that possibly be? But, there it is, right...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Malik B, a rapper and founding member of The Roots, has died. He was 47. The group announced the death of the Philadelphia-born emcee in a social media post Wednesday. The cause of death was not released. Malik B, whose real name is Malik Abdul Basit, was a major contributor to the...
    Governor Brian P. Kemp has announced that Purple Innovation, Inc. (“Purple”), the comfort technology company known for creating the Purple® Mattress, has selected Henry County for their third U.S. manufacturing facility. Purple plans to make a $21 million investment in this 520,000-square-foot facility,...
    SAN JOSE — Ahmad Thomas, an investment banker and former legislative aide in the U.S. Senate, has been picked as the new chief executive officer of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, the influential business group announced Thursday. Thomas, an African-American, takes over on Aug. 10 as the new top executive with the Silicon Valley Leadership...
    A local effort to improve health care for kids in the age of Covid-19 has identified a group of contenders doing just that. The “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition, the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation’s initiative to find and fund coronavirus-related pediatric medical devices, has named its winners — spanning...
    After their disastrous defeat in 2016, DNC elites finally had an epiphany that they needed to engage the American working class again — or they realized the political expediency of paying lip service to pro-American economic policy. In either case, the “Buy American” plan released by Joe Biden’s campaign in early July is so close,...
    Difficult to replace SK Innovation due to shortage of VE battery supply and long development period required for VE Last year, the South Korean battery maker, LG Chem, sued the little rival SK Innovation for the alleged theft of trade secrets in the United States, seeking to ban SK from producing battery cells in...
    (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images) Even though fans can’t be in the stands this season, the MLB is making sure that players will still hear it when we boo from a distance. The Houston Astros may be the most universally hated franchise in all of sports, and they were about to get away with walking...
    Fernando PérezFOLLOW Updated: 07/19/2020 02: 53h Save The I + E Innovation Spain Foundation, an entity formed by long-distance multinationals in our country, recently presented a document, «Moving Spain towards an exciting decade», in which he dumped his recipes to strengthen our innovative system. Your president, Helena Herrero, believes that the teachings of the...
    Every year, our sister publication DC Inno introduces you to the D.C. region’s Inno on Fire: the people, companies, initiatives and organizations driving innovation across the local ecosystem. Today, we’re sharing the 2020 roster. This year’s honorees range in size, industry, age and stage. They’re all having their moments in different ways. They’re sizzling with...
    ROBOT dolphins that offer a cruelty-free way to interact with the super-smart mammals could be making their way to aquariums in China. The animatronic machines look just like real dolphins and can swim in tanks and even respond to questions with a nod of the head. 4Animatronic dolphins (pictured) may one day replace their live...
              Live from Music Row Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed the original all-star panelist Crom Carmichael to the studio. At the end of the third hour,...
    LONDON (AP) — The UK Sport government agency said athletes’ welfare was not put at risk with the use of an experimental substance ahead of the 2012 London Olympics that was disclosed for the first time Sunday by a newspaper. The Mail on Sunday reported public money was used to provide a select band of...
    The president of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has presented this Thursday the Shock Plan for Science and Innovation, which places science, R & D & I and talent at the center of the recovery strategy after a decade of cuts and the absence of reforms. This plan contributes to science and innovation leading the solutions...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The man often dubbed the "Mayor of Silicon Valley," who helped bring BART and affordable housing units to the region, has landed a new job.The longtime CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group who stepped down six months ago, Carl Guardino, is joining Bloom Energy of San Jose as Executive Vice...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City If New Yorkers remember the Genius Challenge from 2017, as the “summer of hell” loomed, 2020 looks worse but not different for the MTA as the financial crisis from COVID-19 pushes the agency once again into...
    The City of Statesboro announced Tuesday that a combined $28,000 was distributed to 14 city and Bulloch County businesses. The award funds were provided by the “Love Ur City” fundraising campaign which the City of Statesboro sponsored in May to provide relief to businesses and families in Statesboro and Bulloch County that had been financially...
    The International Electrical power Company sounded the alarm Thursday about the “critical want” to promptly speed up thoroughly clean electrical power innovation. That’s simply because the local climate plans set by governments and organizations about the earth depend on technologies that have not nevertheless reached the market. “The concept is pretty distinct: in the absence...
    New York (CNN Business)Solar and wind power are booming. Electric vehicles are so promising that Tesla is now worth more than ExxonMobil. Coal is collapsing. And yet energy watchdogs are warning that not nearly enough is being done to fight climate change. The International Energy Agency sounded the alarm Thursday about the "critical need" to...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF/AP) — A federal judge has convicted a Chinese national of economic espionage, stealing trade secrets and engaging in a conspiracy for the benefit of his country’s government. U.S. District Judge Edward Davila found Hao Zhang, 41, guilty of the three counts Friday after a four-day trial. “The defendant plotted with Tianjin...
    ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — A battery company plans a $940 million expansion of a manufacturing plant in Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp's office said Thursday. Kemp’s office says in a news release that the expansion by the company “SK innovation” in Jackson County will create 600 jobs. SK innovation makes lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. The...
    The new ranking of ‘The most innovative companies of 2020’, prepared by Boston Consulting Group, which this year reaches its fourteenth edition, highlights the companies most committed to R&D. This time, Huawei has risen 42 places and thus becomes the entity that has climbed the most to reach sixth place. The classification is headed by...
    President Trump’s order suspending H-1B visas threatens the next wave of tech innovation, raising the risk that we’ll lose the immigrant leaders needed to help us sustain the U.S. economy. The potential impact will be felt far beyond the Bay Area. America has a long history of U.S. immigrants becoming pillars of industry. Scottish-born inventor Alexander...
    “To get out of the crisis we only have innovation«. It is the warning that the executive president of Telefónica, José María Álvarez-Pallete, made this Tuesday morning at the CEOE summit for economic reconstruction. The problem is that, using a soccer simile, Spain is in the ‘third division’ in this fundamental weapon to relaunch the...
    NEW YORK – When the coronavirus outbreak forced Sean Giovanni to shut down his recording studio in for two months, he dropped off mobile equipment at staffers’ and artists’ homes. He hoped remote recording would bring in some revenue. It did. Along with the income, Giovanni got an important lesson that will help his business...
    (CNN)Tawah Ndlovu made just enough money as a construction worker during the week, along with ad hoc gardening jobs on the weekends, to support his wife and child. In one fell swoop, South Africa's national lockdown wiped that away. "Every morning I wake up and wonder how I'm going to feed my family," he says....
    Based on recent events, the drive-thru might be one of the most important inventions for the foodservice industry. While they’ve been around for a long time, drive-thrus are seeing a huge surge in usage during the coronavirus pandemic. After all, most restaurants across the country still aren't allowed to offer indoor dining, and people looking to get...
    LOS ANGELES -- The Covid-19 pandemic has left many students and their families facing economic hardships. Faculty and staff with Learn4Life: Innovation High School located in Anaheim, CA stepped in to help by giving out free food and resources to their surrounding communities with a pop-up drive-thru."Knowing that we provided for these families is just...