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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Morgan State University announced that the school awarded 2 grants from Google and Apple totaling $6.25 million on Thursday. Morgan was one of 4 recipients of a new $1.25 million Apple Innovation Grant. The three-year grant is a part of Apple’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. The university was also awarded by...
    Hofstra University has broken ground on a new $75 million Science and Innovation Center that will provide new opportunities for students on its East Campus in Hempstead. The new center will be home to programs in the DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the recently expanded Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistants....
    PLEASANTON — The Tri-Valley is poised to become a long-term hub for an array of innovative and advanced technology companies — but the East Bay region’s leaders have plenty of work ahead to realize this dream. The work that’s needed is embodied in what’s being called “Tri-Valley Vision 2040,” a wide-ranging proposal that aims to...
    Adidas Adds a Tie-Dye Print to a Pair of Its Popular Ultraboost Shoes for Women Mailbag: Would You Rather Have Patrick Mahomes With Josh Allen’s Weapons or Vice Versa? Mike Densmore Mike Densmore, a veteran advertising executive, has joined UTA Marketing in a newly created role as head of growth and innovation. Based in...
    NASA Earth Observatory/Joshua Stevens Satellites can quickly detect and monitor wildfires from space, like this 2017 fire that encroached on Ventura, California. Record-breaking fires over the past decade suggest the western U.S. has entered a new era of megafires. Fire itself is not the problem – it has been characteristic of the North...
    Mirimus lab scientists preparing to test COVID-19 samples from recovered patients on April 8, 2020 in Brooklyn, New York.Misha Friedman | Getty Images It's a good time to be a governor – or a state treasurer. The most recent Covid-19 relief bill sent $195 billion to the states. While debate continues over its size...
    In this article MORNTrevor WilliamsThematic tech investing is exploding in popularity. Everyone wants to invest in funds that own clean energy, cybersecurity, electric vehicles, e-sports, robotics, 3D printing, and cloud computing. But watch out, Morningstar warns: The majority of these funds do not outperform the markets, have high fees, high failure rates, and run the...
                        U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA-01) and U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL-16) this month wrote U.S. President Joe Biden and expressed concerns about the president’s support for waiving Intellectual Property (IP) protections related to the COVID-19 vaccines. This, according to a newsletter that Carter...
    Cryptocurrency advocates could gain a home in Congress with a Senate Financial Innovation Caucus launched by Wyoming Republican Sen. Cynthia Lummis and Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Tuesday. As digital currencies dominate financial news and retail investors hop on the crypto craze, the caucus aims to examine domestic and global financial technology issues,...
    Fashion innovator Tom Ford and 52HZ announced that submissions for the Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize are open! The prize’s aim is to “accelerate meaningful innovation around a replacement for thin-film plastic.” The two-year competition includes a $1 million prize. Thin-film plastic accounts for 46% of the plastic that leaks into the ocean annually. “Thin-film plastic enters our lives...
    Governor Brian Kemp last week signed legislation merging the Innovation Fund Foundation – currently housed within the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement – with the Georgia Foundation for Public Education, the philanthropic arm of the Georgia Department of Education.  The two organizations will operate under the Georgia Foundation...
    In this article F FORD Dane Hardware (right), Ford design and release engineer, and Mary Fredrick, Ford battery validation engineer, measure the voltage of a battery using a digital multimeter at Ford's Battery Benchmarking and Test Laboratory in Allen Park, Michigan.FordDETROIT – Ford Motor plans to form a joint venture with South Korean battery...
    U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the COVID-19 response and vaccination program as Vice President Kamala Harris listens in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) The Biden administration is putting Black America at the center of the solution for climate...
    GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — More than 800 baby turtles are safe thanks to some quick thinking and a little innovation. Take a look at these photos from Stockton University. The baby diamondback terrapins recently hatched and came across storm drains on streets in Ocean City, Ventnor and Margate. READ MORE: Mom-And-Pop Bakeries Are Dying:...
    Loading the player... Democratic and Republican lawmakers from both the state and federal levels mulled over the intersection of health and technology that is a byproduct of the COVID-19 pandemic at the Advancing Mental Health Policy: BetterTogether Forum hosted by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical. The U.S. Capitol is seen, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, in Washington....
    (CNN)On April 20, after two months on Mars, NASA's Perseverance rover performed a magic trick: it produced breathable oxygen out of thin air. An instrument called MOXIE (the Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment) used electricity to split a small amount of the carbon dioxide of Mars' tenuous atmosphere into pure oxygen and carbon monoxide.The...
    Cathie WoodSource: CNBC Cathie Wood's flagship fund Ark Innovation hit its lowest point of the year on Monday amid further selling in innovation stocks. Ark Innovation's drop of as much as 5% on Monday dragged the "disruptive innovation" ETF below its February low, a level that many investors are watching as a barometer for the...
    Cathie WoodSource: CNBC Star fund manager Cathie Wood's flagship fund is getting hit this week and seeing big investor outflows amid a sell-off. Shares of ARK Innovation are down another 3% on Thursday, bringing its weekly losses to nearly 10%. The "disruptive innovation" ETF bounced off its February low of the year earlier in the...
    In this article GMGM CEO Mary Barra talks with media prior to the start of the 2017 General Motors Company Annual Meeting of Stockholders Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at GM Global Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan.Photo by John F. Martin for GMDETROIT – Since taking over the helm of General Motors in 2014, CEO Mary Barra...
    Computer scientists have created an 'intelligent' shoe that helps blind and visually-impaired people avoid multiple obstacles.   The £2,700 (€3,200) product, called InnoMake, has been developed by Austrian company Tec-Innovation, backed by Graz University of Technology (TU Graz).  The product consists of waterproof ultrasonic sensors attached to the tip of each shoe, which vibrate and make...
    The last year in healthcare has been one of unprecedented challenges and innovation leaps. While gaps in our healthcare system were laid bare, researchers and pharmaceutical manufacturers achieved what seemed impossible: multiple vaccine candidates in record time. Healthcare heroes risked their lives to save others and went virtual in efforts to bridge divides, showing us...
    In this article ARKK ARKQ Cathie Wood, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Sooner Than You Think conference in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.Alex Flynn | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesStar manager Cathie Wood's flagship fund —ARK Innovation — is...
    3 dead in shooting at Wisconsin casino hotel An influencer mom who accused a Latino couple of trying to kidnap her kids in a store was charged with lying to police Fintech had a watershed year in 2020. Firms raised a record-setting 97 mega rounds (rounds of US$100 million or more in size), and...
    CULVER CITY (CBSLA) — Apple announced Monday it will expand its Culver City and San Diego teams as part of its plan to create 20,000 new jobs in the U.S. The Silicon Valley-based technology company says it is accelerating its investment in the U.S. by making new contributions of more than $430 billion and adding...
    . On April 24, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. Gabriel BelandPress This deal Press Content for new charges on Quebec bottles sold at grocery and convenience stores was revealed Friday. Grocers fear the move could have an impact on local wine sales. “This is ‘bad news’...
    President BidenJoe BidenBiden announces picks to lead oceans, lands agencies Overnight Defense: Top general concerned about Afghan forces after US troops leave | Pentagon chief: Climate crisis 'existential' threat to US national security | Army conducts review after 4 Black soldiers harassed at Virginia IHOP Feds expect to charge scores more in connection to Capitol...
    The goal of the Alexa voice application prototype called Glow Up, Damas is to reduce violence against women and achieve gender equality SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — San Diego transplant and Brazil native Danielle Vantini was named the top prize winner at the 2021 Global Innovation Summit for her Alexa voice application prototype...
    TipRanks Raymond James: 2 Chip Giants to Buy Now (And 1 to Avoid) Semiconductors are one of the modern world’s essential industries, making possible so much of what we rely on or take for granted: internet access, high-speed computers with high-speed memory, even the thermostats that control our air conditioning – there isn’t much, tech-wise,...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Under Armour announces plans Monday for its new headquarters in Port Covington in Baltimore. They describe it as “reimagine for a post-COVID environment” that will downsize its “global corporate and Americas regional functions” into one location. READ MORE: Nick Mosby Introduces Bill To Increase Work Opportunities For Baltimore City Residents “Under Armour’s...
    Renwei Electronics, a recipient of an award issued by Amazon-backed “Joint Innovation Center,” helps Chinese authorities track prisoners in Xinjiang, a Monday report revealed. The company installs its “smart prison” systems in reeducation camps located in the Xinjiang region, where at least one million ethnic Muslim minorities are being held in mass internment camps, according...
    It’s a sad weekend for the tech industry. Adobe has confirmed that co-founder Dr. Charles “Chuck” Geschke (shown at left) died of unmentioned causes on April 16th at the age of 81. He and Dr. John Warnock launched Adobe in 1982 after leaving Xerox, and Geschke served as COO, president and board chairman between 1986...
    Bloomberg As Sanjeev Gupta Rose From Trader to Tycoon, Several Banks Backed Away (Bloomberg) — British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta’s companies seemed to be prospering until his main lender, Greensill Capital, imploded last month. But long before Greensill collapsed, several banks had cut off the commodity trading business of Gupta’s Liberty House Group.Four banks stopped working...
    Our food systems, including agriculture, land use and methane emissions, mostly from cattle, account for roughly a quarter of our greenhouse gas emissions. Among the solutions to reducing them? A more plant-based diet, with less meat consumption. Our America: Climate of Hope went searching for the most innovative solutions to reduce dependence on animals and...
    New York (CNN Business)Ark Invest's Cathie Wood, known for her bullishness on momentum stocks, especially Tesla, is making another big bet: This time, on Coinbase Global. Three of Ark's funds bought a combined $246 million stake in the cryptocurrency giant on its first day of trading Wednesday. In total, Ark Invest bought nearly 750,000 Coinbase...
    In this article ARKKVIDEO5:1005:10Cathie Wood says digital wallets and genomics are the next big sector boomThe News with Shepard SmithArk Invest's Cathie Wood said digital wallets and genomics are the next two biggest disruptive trends after Tesla and electric vehicles. "We're very excited about digital wallets," Wood said on CNBC's "The News with Shepard Smith"...
    Reuters April 12, 2021 0 Comments President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure investment package includes $300 billion to boost the struggling U.S. manufacturing sector, including $50 billion for semiconductor production and research, the White House said on Monday. Biden will highlight his push to rebuild manufacturing in remarks to a meeting of senior White...
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday welcomed a decision by two South Korean electric vehicle battery makers to settle a long-running intellectual property dispute that had threatened thousands of American jobs and President Joe Biden’s environmental policies. In agreeing to pay 2 trillion won ($1.8 billion) to LG...
                        Georgia officials announced Sunday that SK Innovation will continue to operate its battery manufacturing plant in Jackson County, thus saving 2,600 jobs. Gov. Brian Kemp announced the news in an emailed statement. “The announcement of a settlement between SK innovation and LG Energy...
    President Joe Biden during remarks on the American Jobs Plan in the South Court Auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on April 7, 2021.Demetrius Freeman | The Washington Post | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Sunday declared the settlement between two Korean battery makers a victory for U.S. efforts to build a strong supply...
    South Korean electric-vehicle battery makers SK Innovation and LG Energy Solution have reached a settlment in a US trade dispute, Bloomberg reported. Under the terms of the agreement, SK will pay $1.8 billion (2 trillion won) in cash and royalties to LG. In a joint statement the companies said they would “work to help...
    Expert at Derek Chauvin trial testifies that George Floyd suffocated because officers restrained him facedown and handcuffed Pelosi wants Biden infrastructure bill done by August There is general consensus that America's roads, bridges, ports, and powerlines need an upgrade. It's also true that digital financial technologies, or "fintech," are increasingly forming the backbone of...
    KOMPAS.com- United States Space Agency Programs (NASA) Flew in a helicopter for the first time Tuesday Seems to be going well. The latest news says, Helicopter ingenuity The rest of the first night the victory was on the surface Red Planet Cold and frozen. NASA also called the victory a major milestone before preparing to...
    Former FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said Thursday that the allocation of $100 billion to expand broadband networks in the U.S. under the Biden administration will only serve to hurt consumers and stifle innovation.  BIDEN'S $2T SPENDING PLAN, BILLED AS INFRASTRUCTURE BILL, SPENDS LESS THAN HALF ON INFRASTRUCTURE AJIT PAI: The FCC alone already has in...
    EEnotech Unveils LifeLabs™, A Revolution For Textile Industry Sunnyvale, April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EEnotech, a clean tech foundry accelerating research from Stanford University, today unveiled LifeLabs™, the commercialization of textile patents from Stanford’s advanced materials laboratory. Founded by Professor Yi Cui, director of Stanford University’s Precourt Institute for Energy and a 15-year veteran...
    Emerging social entrepreneurs pitch ideas to advance UN Global Goals New York, NY, April 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced the winners of the NFTE World Series of Innovation for the 2020-21 school year. Nine teams of emerging social entrepreneurs were awarded a total of $21,600 in cash prizes...