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Composite deposit unites ThermoLift, CPC

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A pair of modest research grants will help one of the shining examples of Stony Brook University’s innovation ecosystem incorporate cutting-edge materials into its mechanical design, with the assistance of the Composite Prototyping Center. The nonprofit, Plainview-based CPC – a manufacturing mecca specializing in carbon fibers, aramid, fiberglass, ceramics and other non-traditional building blocks – is lending its expertise to ThermoLift Inc., the Stony Brook-based startup developing a revolutionary natural gas-powered air-conditioner and heat-pum... Read More
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Tumblr launches Cabana so you can video chat with up to 5 friends while watching YouTube

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Remember Tumblr? The popular blogging platform acquired by Yahoo for $1.1 billion way back in 2013? Well, amidst all the hullabaloo at Yahoo regarding its own acquisition by Verizon, you could be forgiven for letting Tumblr slip from your consciousness. But Tumblr has some notable news today — it’s launching its first ever standalone app. Arriving first for iPhone, with Android following within a few weeks, Cabana is touted as an app for “hanging out with friends and watching videos,” according to a statement issued by... Read More
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No. 207: Molecular Orbitals, Scooby Doo and why small business doesn’t like full employment

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TG it’s F: A great Friday, everybody. If you’re an observant Christian, enjoy your collations. Howard Taft became the first president to throw out an Opening Day baseball on this date in 1910. Chief execs tossed the ball from their seats until 1984, when Ronald Reagan took to the mound. Bill Clinton was the first president who managed to get a throw all the way to the catcher on the fly. Yikes: Brat Packer Anthony Michael Hall is 49 today. And HB2U, Ronald Stair. But first, this: The Federal Reserve was out with its annual survey of small businesses this week, and the numbers look good. More than 60 percent said they expect higher revenues this year and four of 10 small ... Read More
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Futurists want to transform Black Mirror’s dystopia into something better

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Netflilx’s Black Mirror has the tech world worried about the dystopian future that the science fiction show depicts. To counter that, a group of futurists, creators, and hackers are gathering in Los Angeles to envision a “White Mirror,” or a society where technology can inspire us instead. About 100 people will gather in Los Angeles for the project, dubbed #OnceUponAFuture, and the first edition is called #WhiteMirror, as an homage to the TV series, which features shocking stories about technology addiction, surveillance, mind control, and hacking. Their mission is to reboot Black Mirror... Read More
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Companies from 15 Countries Expanded in Oakland County, Michigan in the Metro Detroit Region in 2016

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More than 40 percent of total job-supporting investment came from foreign-owned firms. This post is part of SelectUSA’s EDO Spotlight series, highlighting the work of EDOs around the country recruiting foreign direct investment, how that work supports jobs and economic growth across the United States, and how SelectUSA partners with EDOs to support economic development. Located in the heart of the Metro Detroit region, Oakland County, Michigan, has long been a community open and inviting to foreign direct invest (FDI) from around the world. This investment supports nearly 6.4 million U.S. jobs, and over 200,000 jobs in Michigan, making it a great driver of growth in our state.... Read More
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Meanwhile, Albany tells science: We’ve got your back

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Even as the Trump Administration levels its big guns at national funding for scientific research, New York State is doubling down on its commitment to life sciences. Leaders of business and medical-research organizations across the state are hailing Albany’s 10-year, $620 million plan to turn New York into one big life-sciences cluster. The economic-development strategy was championed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and adopted by the state Legislature this week as part of the 2017-18 state budget. Also part of the state budget package: $5 million in funding for state-run incubators and startup-f... Read More
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Donald Trump, Long Island and the war on science

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By GREGORY ZELLER // There’s worry, if not panic, among the scientists at the heart of the Long Island innovation economy. Certainly, none are surprised that President Donald Trump, in his first proposed budget, took square aim at the federal funding that is the lifeblood of the nation’s scientific research programs. This is, after all, a president who calls climate change a hoax, champions coal and selected a former ExxonMobil CEO as his secretary of state; who wrote that renewable-energy research is “an expensive way of making the tree-huggers feel good about themselves;” who has repeatedly, ignorantly suggested that measles and mumps vaccinations cause autism; who chose an Environmental Protection Agency... Read More
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High tech in the heartland

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High Tech in the Heartland is an occasional series exploring the relationship between Silicon Valley and the rest of America. The 2016 presidential election laid bare a chasm between technology companies and the rest of the country, namely the so-called flyover states and the region often derided as the Rust Belt. Last summer, more than 140 tech executives penned an open letter stating that Do... Read More
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The Mastermind Behind Coachella

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Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, and Thom Yorke’s Radiohead headline Coachella ’17.CreditIllustration by Cynthia Kittler ... Read More
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Innovations, advice abound in SBU’s 2017 Boot Camp

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By GREGORY ZELLER // These boots are made for talking – and now, several enterprising innovators have a firmer grasp on what to say, and how to say it, when it’s time to commercialize the Next Big Thing. Eight “idea champions” with entrepreneurial aspirations have completed Stony Brook University’s 2017 Innovation Boot Camp, a commercialization crash course that might not carry ideas directly to the promised land, but does give those inventors – mostly science types with little to no business acumen – a clearer picture of what it takes to go from the drawing board to the board room. The 10th-annual camp, a three-day exercise that culminated March 30 with the idea champions pitching their products and ... Read More
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ODG unveils hardened AR smartglasses for hazardous jobs

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Osterhout Design Group has launched new augmented reality smartglasses that are certified for hazardous locations. San Francisco-based ODG has been shipping its R-7 AR glasses for professional users for $2,750. Now it is adding a $3,500 version, the R-7HL, as a rugged version of the glasses that will meet requirements for workplaces such as construction sites. “We’ve taken the R-7 and its features and made a another version of it for hazardous locations,” said Pete Jameson, chief operating officer at ODG, in an interview with GamesBeat. “It’s a ruggedization of our technology.” Customers can order the glasses today via its web site or through its... Read More
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No. 204: $40K Hofstra challenge, Mojo Workin’ and a border wall deadline

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Happy Tuesday, everybody: And welcome new readers, including Vinny, Barry, Andrew, Brian, Gavin and Jim. Happy Birthday Debra Halpert and Steve Davies. Also born on this day: Muddy Waters, who took southern bottleneck blues guitar to Chicago, electrified it and went on to inspire everyone from Keith Richards to Eric Clapton and Johnny Winter. Rolling Stone magazine, which, like Richards’ band, took its name from a Waters tune, has billed him as the seventeenth greatest performer of all time. He died in 1983. Here, a 1966 look at Got My Mojo Workin.’ And now, this: The FDA has been making chan... Read More
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‘The Rain Gods’ – The Start Up Revolution Building Better Government

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“Is government good enough? We don’t think so. Today we are calling on entrepreneurs to join the revolution for better government.” LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 3, 2017– Timothy Barnes, founder of The Rain Gods Ltd, has issued a rallying cry to entrepreneurs who want to use their skills to build better government in the UK and around the world. The company operates the Rain Cloud Victoria start-up incubator in Westminster, located just a few minutes walk from all of the main UK government departments as well as major local government institutions. The Rain Cloud programme has been in what Barnes describes as a “beta stage” since quietly accepting its first members in S... Read More
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Estonia’s Funderbeam to expand its blockchain-powered startup financing platform to Asia

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Estonian startup Funderbeam has announced that it’s taking its crowdfunding service for startups outside of Europe for the first time. Speaking at the Slush conference in Japan this week, Funderbeam CEO Kaidi Ruusalepp said the company had raised $2.15 million from Japanese investor and incubator Mistletoe to fund the expansion. “Our vision has always been to become the global stock exchange for startups,” said Ruusalepp on the stage. “We’ve built the world’s first blockchain-powered always-open exchange, and now it’s time to scale outside of Europe.” Funderbeam operates essentially like a private stock exchange for startups. A company that joins Funderbeam can give shares to investors, who can the... Read More
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Bonded Energy’s new solution: Compatability

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Bonded Energy Solutions is throwing a BYOT party – as in, bring your own thermostat. The Stony Brook-based energy-efficiency startup’s high-tech devices, which work with apartment building-based steam-heat systems dating back centuries, in some cases, have “evolved” to work with third-party temperature gauges – an advance that could dramatically widen the market for the 21st century temperature-control systems, according to CEO Jerritt Gluck. ... Read More
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High-Tech Hope for the Hard of Hearing

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The ear’s mechanism is exquisitely sensitive and much damage is irreversible.CreditIllustration by Sarah Illenberger ... Read More
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Ars Nova’s Brilliant Career

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For this niche chef, the bright ideas keep coming

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By GREGORY ZELLER // The lightbulb moment was clear. But the lightbulb? That was more happenstance. Entrepreneurial chef Alaila-Lee Lawrence can trace the branches of her Clovesz beverage line straight through her family tree: her grandfather, the Orlando restaurateur; her cousin, the Canadian caterer; her grandmother, the matriarch who migrated from Jamaica to England to the United States to find a better life for her family. ... Read More
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At AERTC, expansion (maybe) and the winds of war

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By GREGORY ZELLER // There’s an overload at the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center. With demand edging supply and its incubators overflowing, Stony Brook University’s hub of academia, research and commercial energy production is looking to expand. The AERTC’s incubator programs now host eight tenants with next-level energy-efficiency aspirations – and they’d like to welcome more, according to AERTC Chairman Robert Catell, who this week teased the possibility of future constructon. ... Read More
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Mapstr now reminds you when you’re near your favorite places

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French mapping startup Mapstr is continuing its mission to help people organize all their favorite places with an update that alerts users whenever they pass one of their previously bookmarked locations. Founded in 2014 by Sébastien Caron, Mapstr has raised around $1.4 million in investment since its inception, and today’s update comes two months after the company was selected to join Facebook’s inaugural cohort of startups at its ... Read More
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Wal-Mart launches incubator lab to house startups

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(AP) -- Wal-Mart is launching an incubator lab focused on projects in robotics, virtual and augmented reality, and artificial intelligence as it aims to compete more aggressively with Amazon. The so-called Store No. 8 will be located in Silicon Valley and marks the latest attempt by the company's new head of e-commerce operations, Marc Lore, to speed up innovation at the company. Wal-Mart... Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner® and Comcast® customers with access to News 12. Already registered or an Optimum customer?Log in ... Read More
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Walmart is bringing a tech incubator to Silicon Valley

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Walmart wants to drastically speed up its development of retail tech. To do that, the discount retailer announced on Monday it was launching Store No 8, an innovation cluster whose entrepreneurs will be free from the diktats of its Bentonville, Arkansas headquarters and Wall Street’s short attention span, to develop the retail tech Walmart needs in order to modernize over the next five to ten years. And, more crucially, the ... Read More
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Bacteria Are Brewing Up the Next Generation of Antivenoms

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Daniel Dempsey was a grad student stationed in the jungles of Monteverde, Costa Rica when he first encountered the danger of a snakebite. The biologist was walking through the forest one day, catching bats to study them for malaria, when he almost stepped on the black, arrow-shaped head of an enormous pit viper—a fer-de-lance. That night as he described his encounter to the local family he was staying with, they began to tear up. They told him that earlier that year a “terciopelo,” what Costa Ricans call their country’s deadliest snake, had bitten the family’s five year-old niece. The hospital, a few hours drive away, didn’t have any antivenom in their stocks. She didn’t make it.It was Dempsey’s memory of that lit... Read More
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Why the startup accelerator is failing robotics

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Just like humans, companies have life cycles and undergo distinct developmental phases. While every company is unique, almost all go through certain stages with specific challenges and needs. As a result, organizations such as incubators, accelerators, and co-working spaces have been established to help entrepreneurs nurture and scale their companies. For less capital-intensive organizations, such as software and app startups like AirBnB, Dropbox, and Uber, this incubator-to-accelerator-to co-working space model has proven to be extremely effective. But for “tough tech” startups like robotics ... Read More
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Why U.S. hardware startups will start moving to China

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Hardware startups seem to be “in” one minute and “out” the next in Silicon Valley. For years, venture capitalists wouldn’t go near hardware startups. They were, as Wired put it, “the ugly stepchild of venture capital.” This started to shift a couple years ago thanks to cheaper parts, rapid prototyping, and crowdfunding. However, the tide is turning once again. VC investments in hardware now seem to be slowing. We’re seeing a drop in funding to IoT, for example, and ... Read More
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At SXSW, Tech Reckons With the Problems It Helped Create

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Hangovers are a fixture of South by Southwest. Free branded booze abounds, turning late nights into too-early mornings filled with product demos and repetitive panels. But determined marketers and wide-eyed founders pitch on through the pain, in the unbridled belief they might just be SXSW’s next breakout star. Or at the very least, its next Meerkat.But this year, the conference itself feels a lot like a hangover. It’s as if the coastal elites who attend each year finally woke up with a serious case of the Sunday scaries, realizing that the many apps, platforms, and doodads SXSW has launched and glorified over the years haven’t really made the world a better place. In fact, they’ve often come with wildly destructive and da... Read More
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The Cool Kids Behind Opening Ceremony

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To show its spring, 2017, line, Opening Ceremony collaborated with the choreographer Justin Peck on a ballet called “The Times Are Racing,” which was performed at Lincoln Center.... Read More
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SoftBank Ventures Korea Invests in Artificial Intelligence Company ObEN

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SoftBank Ventures Korea furthers its AI vision by investing in ObEN: a company that builds virtual identities to represent consumers in the digital world SEOUL, South Korea & PASADENA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 14, 2017– Today, SoftBank Ventures Korea announced that its SB Next Media Innovation Fund has invested in ObEN, Inc. (ObEN), an artificial intelligence (AI) company. This funding continues ObEN’s recent momentum and follows the company’s $7.7 million ... Read More
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Top 10 U.S. mobile agencies in 2017

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Presented by Sailthru Finding an agency to build an app for your business can seem like an overwhelming challenge. You want stunning UX design and rock-solid development, of course. But wouldn’t it also be nice to find a shop that understood strategy — one that could help you envision the best possible app before spending loads of money on the launch and ongoing audience development? One industry source ranks 1,734 mobile... Read More
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Dhruva’s Rajesh Rao is still bullish on India’s game market — after two decades

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Rajesh Rao is one of the founding fathers of India’s game industry. He started Dhruva Interactive in Bangalore almost 20 years ago. Dhruva was a pioneering company that went through various cycles. It started with work-for-hire, making games for Infogrames. Then it began making cars for Microsoft’s Forza Motorsport games. Dhruva also made original games for the Indian market and started an incubator for Indian ... Read More
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WhatsApp reportedly testing business chat tools

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article (Reuters) — WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging service used by more than 1 billion people worldwide, is testing a system that would let businesses talk directly to WhatsApp users for the first time, according to communications about the project seen by Reuters. The tests, which are being conducted with a handful of companies that are part of the Y Combinator startup incubator, are an important signal of how WhatsApp plans to m... Read More
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Airbnb announces travel partnership with France’s Station F startup campus

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Station F today unveiled a new partnership with Airbnb, the latest Silicon Valley name to get involved with the $265 million startup campus set to open later this spring in the heart of Paris. During a tour that was followed by a press conference, Airbnb cofounder Nathan Blecharczyk announced that the company will provide travel vouchers for 3,000 entrepreneurs located at Station F. The value starts at $50, but there... Read More
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No. 196: Katy Cole, Herman Berliner, Ray Farrell and a halt on H-1Bs

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article TGIT: A great Tuesday everybody and welcome new readers John, Christina, Mark, Tom, Jody and 47 spambots from the first serious attack on our mail system. If you don’t receive this, they’re why. There are 11 seats left for the March 21 Innovator of the Year awards. (Unless we add tables, which we’re perfectly willing to do. Get yours here.) Is your startup struggling? It’s National Free Pancakes at IHOP Day, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Your two-minute economic lowdown: The futures market p... Read More
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Energy, life sciences pace 2017 Innovation Boot Camp

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article By GREGORY ZELLER // Several innovators sitting on potentially game-changing technologies have been selected for one of Long Island’s most effective commercialization crash courses. Stony Brook University has announced the eight teams participating in the 10th annual Innovation Boot Camp, a three-day exercise that surrounds researchers, engineers and other rookie entrepreneurs with customized teams of commercialization experts to help them explore the rigors of business development. This year’s boot campers represent a d... Read More
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The VR industry needs better content, turns to accelerators

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article The VR industry finds itself positioned this year somewhere in what Gartner’s Hype Cycle refers to as the trough of disillusionment. This is a time where, as it gains momentum, the industry needs to rally together and push its ecosystem to the next stage of market adoption. The established hardware players like HTC, Oculus, Google, and Samsung have the most at stake and the most to lose, but it’s th... Read More
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The Government’s Green Energy Incubator Fights for Survival in the Age of Trump

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Like many federal employees, Eric Rohlfing will be watching President Trump on Tuesday night as he addresses a joint session of Congress. Specifically, the chemist will be listening carefully for clues to his future employment status. Rohlfing is the leader of a unique science and technology start-up agency tucked inside the Department of Energy, and he and his staff have been trying to convince the new administration to keep it alive.The Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy, or ARPA-E, provides seed money for hundreds of... Read More
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Shedding Soviet history, Estonia aims to be world’s most pro-tech nation

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Karoli Hindriks is old enough to remember when the last Soviet tanks and soldiers filed out of Estonia in 1991, not long after the country declared its independence from the USSR. The joyful celebration that followed decades of occupation was quickly replaced by reality. Tucked into the northeastern corner of Europe, with a population of 1.3 million, no natural resources, and no major economic engine, residents looked around and wondered: Now what? Hindriks, 33 repres... Read More
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Merry CSA Day, from the Amagansett Food Institute

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article By GREGORY ZELLER // At least, after today, they’ll stop playing all that Community Supported Agriculture music on the radio. In case it somehow escaped your attention, today is CSA Day, a quasi-holiday/day of observance started in 2014 by Small Farm Central, a Pittsburgh-based tech firm that creates software and other digital tools for agricultural entrepreneurs. Commun... Read More
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Google harnesses machine learning to help publishers thwart abusive comments online

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Google and its early-stage incubator Jigsaw have launched a new tool that uses machine learning to help publishers combat online abuse. With Perspective, Google is offering online publishers an API that they can integrate into any of their platforms that facilitate user comments. Perspective taps a human-generated database of comments that have already been tagged as abusive or toxic. Through the API, publi... Read More
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Germany’s Flaregames to invest $21 million in game incubator

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Flaregames said today it will invest €20 million ($21 million) over next 18 months in a new game incubator. Titled the Flare Accelerator, the Karlsruhe, Germany-based company will devote its full range of publishing expertise to emerging free-to-play mobile game developers with a new engagement model tailored to mid and late stage productions. From launch, the €20m investment will support the development of games signed up for... Read More
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Italian incubator H-Farm announces $105 million deal to build startup campus

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Italy may soon have a much bigger field of startup dreams thanks to a new deal struck by one of the country’s most ambitious incubator programs. H-Farm, an incubator based on a farm outside of Venice, said it has raised $105 million to expand its concept by creating the “H-Campus.” When completed in 2018, H-Campus will have 3,000 students, teachers and entrepreneurs, according to a press release. The... Read More
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Samsung’s incubator lab is getting seriously into virtual and augmented reality

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Samsung’s incubator lab is getting seriously into virtual and augmented reality - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow (function(d) { try { if (localStorage.getItem('chorus-fonts-0b50f0674bed2b66b24a77410eb3f99c') === 'yes') { d.documentElement.className += ' fonts-loaded'; } } catch (e) {} var fontUrls = ["https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.1d37918fdeeb1febc4d68217382a1e72.css"]; var ss = d.styleSheets; for (var i=0; i -1) { ss[i].ownerNode.media = 'all'; fontUrls.... Read More
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Xiaomi courts U.S. interest while flirting with expansion

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article In a nearly 5,000 square-foot ballroom at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on a Thursday morning in early January, Xiang Wang walked onto the stage. He was there to represent a young company that had been in the limelight for the past six years: Xiaomi. As vice president for global business and intellectual property strategy, Wang is one of the people responsible for introducing the company to new markets. And on this day, at ... Read More
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10 ways companies are driving innovation

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article During this year’s Super Bowl, Ford aired a commercial showing how it’s working on new ways to solve transportation problems. Many companies are engaged in similar efforts as they strive to remain one step ahead of market-changing startups like Uber, WhatsApp, Slack, and Snap. And when internal research and development efforts aren’t enough, companies turn to innovation programs, which can take many forms, depending on the area of focus.... Read More
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Valentine’s Day Weekend Events For Long Island Singles

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Valentine’s Day falls on a Tuesday this year, and once again, the days leading up to this extraordinary celebration of true love and relationship bliss is defined by inviting glances from your significant other, intrigue about how they’ll wow and amaze you this year, frantic strategizing for the perfect romantic evening, and of course, the annual mad, insane, last-minute dash for flowers and candies and gifts to show just how much you truly care about your girlfriend/boyfriend/spouse. Yes, love and the shelling out of s... Read More
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How the ACLU became Silicon Valley’s favorite startup

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article How the ACLU became Silicon Valley’s favorite startup - The Verge... Read More
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ACLU partners with Y Combinator

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwQ0KxvsSl8 The startup incubator is helping the American Civil Liberties Union scale up after it received an estimated $24 million in donations over one weekend.Follow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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Her sofrito is better, and it’s nothing personal

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article By GREGORY ZELLER // From the Different Definitions of Success file comes Vivian Jarrett, who boasts a dynamite product and a lock-down strategy to keep it quiet. She also has a compelling backstory and a noble mission involving centuries of tradition, all of which ties neatly into Jarrett’s master plan to keep her sofrito from the masses. For now. As an entrepreneur, Jarrett is a cultural phenomenon of sorts, heavy on the culture, more interested in genealogy than bottom-line growth. On a whim, she created an eth... Read More
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China’s Plan to Rule the World: Make All the Gadgets

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Xiaomi became the world’s most valuable startup following a straightforward plan. “We noticed a trend of switching from feature phones to smartphones in China,” says Liu De, who co-founded the company in 2010. “We thought, ‘Hey, there could be a big opportunity there.'” So Xiaomi made good phones, stirred up excitement for them online, and sold them at a good price. By 2014, it was the fifth-largest seller of smartphones on the planet and worth $46 billion. It didn’t last. Fellow Chinese upstarts Oppo and Vivo now outsell Xiaomi, wh... Read More
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Stuff we’re thinking about going to

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article The science of funding: Jan. 18 and 19 at LIHTI. Life science funding fundamentals: Stony Brook University’s Center for Biotechnology, with support from NYSTAR, will host a two-day workshop for qualified small businesses in the health-tech and life-sciences fields int... Read More
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ICYMI: Governor Cuomo's Signature Proposals for the 2017 State of the State

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article The Governor's 2017 agenda is a bold, comprehensive set of proposals that aim to drive economic growth, strengthen the middle class, bolster the state’s vital infrastructure and create a more sustainable environment. Albany, NY - January 12, 2017 - The Governor's 2017 agenda is a bold, comprehensive set of proposals that aim to drive economic growth, strengthen the middle class, bolster the state’s vital infrastru... Read More
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Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival offers look at future of American theater

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article NEW YORK (WABC) -- Over the past 13 years, the New York Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival has highlighted cutting-edge performances featuring diverse voices.And one of those performances resonates with the honoring of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose legacy resonates throughout "The Bitter Game." The late Dr. King's words took on new meaning for writer/actor Keith A. Wallace after violence erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, following the death of Michael Brown in police custody."Wh... Read More
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A Mysterious Killer Algae Just Got a Little Less Puzzling

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article As far as algae goes, Pseudo-nitzschia is an outright menace. It produces a neurotoxin, domoic acid, that works its way up the food chain, building up in shellfish like crabs and clams. And when humans eat those shellfish, the neurotoxin leads to a disorder known as amnesic shellfish poisoning—featuring symptoms like seizures, memory loss, and even death.This is a particular problem for the west coast, which in 2015 took a $100 million hit when a domoic acid outbreak forced officials to shutter crab fisheries. A nasty surpr... Read More
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The Heat: Looking back and ahead in technology PT1

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaQDU8-R-h0 Innovation. It’s a major buzz word in China. As the country faces a changing economy, it looks to innovate its way to the next phase of growth. From start-ups to new patents, entrepreneurs are using the influx of government support to launch new businesses. So, will China be the new Silicon Valley? Joining us to explore China’s tech innovation: Xiaochen Zhang, founding partner of New Development Ventures, which promotes innovation in China. William Bao Bean, managing director of Chinaccelerator, ... Read More
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No. 181: Hot wearables, top stories and real news about fake news

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article TG it’s OVER: A happy end to the year, everybody, and welcome new readers including Jason, Gil and Stefanie. It’s Dec. 30, on which the USSR was formed, Hubble spotted another galaxy and England stopped using canaries in coal mines. (The canaries ended in 1986. Interestingly, most came back around when exposed to fresh air.) It’s National Bacon Day. Those who do not partake of the pork product may celebrate by watching “Footloose.” The Innovate staff is taking a long weekend, so no Monday newslette... Read More
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Experts Hope Trump Makes Cybersecurity An Early Priority

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Enlarge this image Cybersecurity presents an early challenge for the incoming president, Donald Trump. ... Read More
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No. 180: Fake snow, real Nutella and setting the tone for 2017

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Happy Festivus: Today’s also Hanukkah eve and the day before the day before Christmas. However you’re celebrating, here’s wishing the magic and joy of the holiday season reaches far into your new year. The Innovate staff is taking time off to be with family and friends, so no newsletter on Monday. (Which, if you need more celebrating, is the start of the 50thKwanzaa.) Wrapping up the year: Feinstein Institute researchers have put a bow on an impressive 2016 with a... Read More
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Bahl Center Will Transform Approach to Precision Cancer Medicine

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Bahl Center Will Transform Approach to Precision Cancer MedicineTwo gifts totaling $13.75 million establish a one-of-a-kind metabolomics and imaging research program at Stony Brook; dedication held in first laboratory area slated for the new program Stony Brook leadership and the ... Read More
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Grant Tinker, TV Producer And Network Boss, Dies At 90

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Enlarge this image ... Read More
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Snap’s Spectacles Are the Beginning of a Camera-First Future

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article The story of Spectacles, the new camera-filled sunglasses from Snap, goes back further than you think. It begins probably well before you were using Snapchat, even before Google launched Glass and ignited the face-camera firestorm Snap would learn so much from. It starts with a company called Vergence Labs, and a product called Epiphany Eyewear.Vergence was founded in 2011 by two Stanford students, John Rodriguez and Erick Miller. They called Epiphany Eyewear “social video glasses.” They were a set of simple Wayfarer-style glasses with a... Read More
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Here’s How Facebook Actually Won Trump the Presidency

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Mark Zuckerberg is trying hard to convince voters that Facebook had no nefarious role in this election. But according to President-elect Donald Trump’s digital director Brad Parscale, the social media giant was massively influential—not because it was tipping the scales with fake news, but because it helped generate the bulk of the campaign’s $250 million in online fundraising.“Our biggest incubator that allowed us to generate that money was Facebook,” says Parscale, who was been working for the campaign since before Trump official... Read More
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OpenAI Joins Microsoft on the Cloud’s Next Big Front: Chips

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article To build OpenAI—a new artificial intelligence lab that seeks to openly share its research with the world at large—Elon Musk and Sam Altman recruited several top researchers from inside Google and Facebook. But if this unusual project is going to push AI research to new heights, it will need more than talent. It will needs enormous amounts of computing power.Google and Facebook have the resources needed to build the massive computing clusters that drive modern AI research, including vast networks of machines packed with GPU processors and other specialized... Read More
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Vitatex Awarded NCI Contract

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Back to News & EventsOctober 7, 2016Vitatex, a Stony Brook-based biotechnology company located in the Long Island High Technology Incubator, has announced that it was awarded an SBIR Phase I/II Fast Track contract in September 2015 from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for its Vita-Cap™ CTC Capture and Preservation tubes. A modification to exercise the option for a two-year SBIR Phase II of the contract was executed on June 8, 2016. Vitatex Inc. provides proprietary invasive circulating tumor cell (iCTC) enric... Read More
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Workforce Development with UNICOR

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article This month, SelectUSA is pleased to feature a new multi-part guest blog focusing on workforce opportunities. These posts are authored by members of the Federal Interagency Investment Working Group (IIWG), which is responsible for coordinating activities across federal agencies that promote investment.  By UNICOR Companies looking to establish, reshore, or expand manufacturing operations in the United States can benefit from a unique federal partner that exemplifies the business principle of doing well by doing good.  This p... Read More
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Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund Invest $100,000 in Symbiotic Health

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Co-founded by North Shore-LIJ infectious disease expert, Symbiotic Health focuses on therapeutics for potentially deadly bacteria Clostridium difficile  Roslyn, NY, July 16, 2015 – Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) have announced an investment of $100,000 in Symbiotic Health Inc. The biotechnology startup is dedicated to developing and commercializing bacterial therapeuti... Read More
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Codagenix snags $322,000 to fund vaccine research

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article NewsdayDecember 15, 2014 Joe Ryan Codagenix, a Stony Brook biotech company, has closed on $322,000 in public and private funding, including the latest round from a coalition promoting Long Island startups. The company, which digitally simulates viruses to produce vaccines, received $100,000 through a joint investment from Accelerate Long Island and the Lon... Read More
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Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund Announce $100,000 Investment in Codagenix Inc., a Stony Brook University Biotech Startup

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Roslyn, NY (December 16, 2014) – Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) made an investment of $100,000 in Codagenix Inc., a biotechnology startup company that is based on Stony Brook University research. Codagenix is located at the Long Island High Technology Incubator on Stony Brook University’s campus.  Accelerate Long Island provided a $50,000 grant to Codagenix from its $500,000 Seed Fund, which w... Read More
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Want Your Marijuana Startup to Succeed? Study Patent Law

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Next week, voters in five states, including California, Arizona, and Massachusetts, will consider whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Four other states will decide whether to allow medical use. But regardless of the outcome on November 8, marijuana will remain prohibited under US law. Despite being illegal at the federal level, the US marijuana industry is worth over $5 billion, and it’s becoming increasingly dependent on technology. Wherever there is technological innovation, inventors use patent law to protect what they create. Yet few peo... Read More
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Spotlight shines on ThermoLift’s Gen-2 Prototype

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article By GREGORY ZELLER // ThermoLift’s second-generation TC-Cycle has made a whirlwind multistate debut. Representatives of two U.S. Department of Energy laboratories traveled to Michigan in October to check out the latest ThermoLift prototype, which then took a bow at the inaugural Innovation Showcase hosted by the Colorado-based National Renewable Energy Laboratory. ThermoLift, headquartered at Stony Brook University’s Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center and member of the university’s Clean Energy Business Incubator P... Read More
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Inside the Classroom Where San Quentin Inmates Learn to Code

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article At San Quentin State Prison in California, inmates are barred from using the internet, and many have been serving time since before smartphones existed. But a new project offers a chance to take part in the tech transformations they might otherwise have missed. The Last Mile Works is a full-fledged web development shop where inmates help build apps and other software for everyone from tiny startups to established companies like Airbnb. The men in the program make $16.77 an hour—not much by Silicon Valley standards. But the real goal is to help them land jobs ... Read More
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Two firms expanding on LI through Start-Up NY

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article A bio-tech company and an e-commerce firm will take space at two Long Island schools in expansions aided by the Start-Up NY program. Manhattan-based eParel is in the testing phase of a web-based technology platform designed to help the hotel and hospitality industries be more efficient in their management of uniforms worn by employees. The company will take tax-free space in Bush Brown Hall at Long Island University in Brookville, where it pledged to create 24 jobs, according to a statement from Empire State Development Corp. EParel will ... Read More
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Peter Thiel Stands Out In Silicon Valley For Support Of Donald Trump

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Theranos Blew It. But It Didn’t Ruin Biotech Startups for Everyone

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article In the late 1990s, Elizabeth Holmes was in middle school. Her scandal-beset company Theranos—which promised to use amazing advances in a hybrid scientific field of microfluidics to detect multiple conditions from a single drop of blood—didn’t exist.But at the University of Washington, bioengineer Paul Yager was using microfluidics to develop paper-based assays that he hoped would detect pathogens with just a nasal swab. And like Holmes did later, he also saw the potential in making these tests directly accessible to patien... Read More
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AI Pioneer Yoshua Bengio Is Launching Element.AI, a Deep-Learning Incubator

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Yoshua Bengio, one of the leading figures behind the rise of deep learning, is launching a Silicon Valley-style startup incubator dedicated to this enormously influential form of artificial intelligence.The incubator, Element.AI, will help build companies from AI research that emerges from the University of Montreal, where Bengio is a professor, and nearby McGill University, and he says this is just part of his efforts to develop an “AI ecosystem” in Montreal. Bengio says the Canadian city offers “the biggest ... Read More
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BIA/NYS convenes 2016 annual meeting in Utica, announces new executive director

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Our 2016 annual meeting, held this year at thINCubator in Utica, attracted more than 90 attendees from around the state. At the meeting, we announced a management transition. Marc Alessi, an attorney, entrepreneur, and former state Assemblyman, will take over from David Hochman as the next executive director of the BIA/NYS. A biography of Marc is attached.  For the second year in a row, we marketed our meetings in partnership with the Upstate Venture Association of New York (UVANY), which held one of its regional meetings the night before, also in thINCubator. The day before, our sponsor NYSERDA also held a meeting of its clean-energy incubation contractors together with partners at Empire State Development's Division of Science... Read More
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Tech Garden-affiliated Genius NY accelerator searching for manager

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Our supporting member The Tech Garden is searching for a manager of the Genius NY program, a state-funded, $3 million accelerator for data-technology companies. Genius NY is one of several sources of early-stage financing that operate in close partnership with the incubator. Here is the job description for the Genius NY program manager. For more on Genius NY, please see this issue of CenterStateCEO's newsletter from last year. The Tech Garden is also searching for a resource manager. [responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] Go to Source Author: admin... Read More
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Clarkson celebrates expansion of incubator programs to additional building sites & a graduation

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Clarkson University, which operates the Peyton Hall business incubator, held groundbreaking ceremonies for additional incubator space in nearby Damon Hall and at Old Main, the old administration building at the heart of the university's former campus in downtown Potsdam: A separate university news release also profiles The Robot Zone, a student-initiated business focusing on STEM education that has now graduated from the Peyton Hall incubator and operates from commercial space on Main Street.  [responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] Go to Source Author: admin... Read More
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Two startups win $50k at AFRL Commercialization Academy demo day

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Two startups commercializing technology from the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) won $25,000 apiece at the latest demo day of the Commercialization Academy held by the Griffiss Institute and Wasabi Ventures: Xompass FaaS, a service platform providing intelligence to the energy industry, won the judges' vote; and OneTouchTrust, which combats identity theft, won the audience vote.  Principals of AFRL/RI, Griffiss Institute, and Wasabi Ventures, which collaborate on the Commercialization Academy are all on the agenda at our annual meeting, scheduled to speak broadly about ways incubator-based startups across the state can leverage the AFRL/RI in Rome and the defense-indust... Read More
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Energy-Saving Superconductor to be Developed at Stony Brook Advanced Energy Center

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Energy-Saving Superconductor to be Developed at Stony Brook Advanced Energy CenterDOE Awards Brookhaven Technology Group $1.15 Million Grant to Develop the Technology At Stony Brook University’s Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC)  are, from left: Robert B. Catell, Chairman of the Board, AERTC; Vyacheslav Solovyov, PhD, of BTG and Stony Brook University Dep... Read More
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President's State of the University Address Highlights Student, Faculty Success, Commitment to Excellence

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President’s State of the University Address Highlights Student, Faculty Success, Commitment to Excellence Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. STONY BROOK, N.Y., September 30, 2016 – Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. delivered his seventh State of the University Address on Wednesday, during which he welcome... Read More
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America’s Past and Future Do Battle in an Unlikely Tech Incubator

In Business, Education, Finance, Gaming, Government, Legal, Science & Nature, Start Up by Wired News

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There are about 20 startups that call this tech incubator home. On any given afternoon, you can walk through these lime-green halls, past a life-sized Darth Vader cutout and a sign that reads, “Stop Tweeting Boring Shit” to see them at work. In one office, watch 3D printers whir, making knobs and propellers to build even more 3D printers. In another, strap on a PlayStation virtual reality headset and let it transport you to a haunted coal mine, designed by an upstart VR company.If you’re thirsty, pop on over to the pour-over coffee shop down the street, or grab a craft beer around the corner at Rust Belt Brewing. You might as well. You are in the Rust Belt after all. What, you were expecting Palo Alto? The Youn... Read More
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Immigrants Fuel Innovation. Let’s Not Waste Their Potential

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Noe arrived in the United States after a treacherous two-month journey to flee El Salvador. He hiked through the jungle, rode on top of trains, slept on the streets of Mexico City, and trekked through the desert. Eventually he made it to San Francisco.When Noe enrolled in high school, he discovered a passion—and a valuable talent—for chemistry and calculus. I met Noe at College Track, an organization that supports underserved youth through high school and college, where I’m a coun­selor and mentor. Noe graduated with a 4.2 GPA and was accepted to UC Berkeley. He graduated from there a year ago with a degree in architecture and economic policy, having benefited from California’s commitment to provide undocu­mented student... Read More
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LaunchPad Great Neck Ready for Lift-Off

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LaunchPad Great Neck, a 10,000+ sq ft New York State-certified incubator, opened on March 29, 2016. This video shows the Before & After work put into this magnificent coworking space and business incubator where entrepreneurs will take their ideas to the next level! To tour any of the 5 LaunchPad locations contact tour@LaunchPadli.com or call 855-8-LAUNCH... Read More
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AERTC firm nabs superconductivity stipend

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A Department of Energy grant will help a Stony Brook-based advanced-energy firm develop high-temperature superconductor technology that could alter the future of global power grids. The DOE’s Small Business Innovative Research program has issued a $1.15 million grant to Brookhaven Technology Group, a circa-1998 physical sciences innovator known for trendsetting work in nuclear reactor design, hyperspectral imaging, ion-source technology and other cutting-edge energy disciplines. ... Read More
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On time (and on budget, FYI) with Mobileware

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By GREGORY ZELLER // An innovative Long Island software company is about to relaunch its flagship personal-budgeting app – one of the first downloads ever made available for the original iPhone. Not only that, but Stony Brook-based FYI Mobileware Inc. – actually, spinoff Mobileware, sans the “FYI” – is also working hard to push its popular community-based transit-scheduling apps into new markets, with a Philadelphia beta run coming soon. Yun Zhang, CEO and founder of 2008 startup FYI Mobileware and its slightly abbreviated 2009 spinoff, noted two distinct product lines for his dual app-makers, both headquartered inside SBU’s ... Read More
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Scheduling app schedules Apple debut

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By GREGORY ZELLER // This time next month, there’ll be no excuse for forgetting to pick up junior after school. At least for iPhone users. Inventor Gregory Wagner, CEO of Woodbury-based Aeonic Ventures LLC, is about to flip the switch on The Moiety App, a mobile-scheduling tool designed specifically for separated co-parents but useful for any dynamic social group. The app is wrapping up its final beta run and will launch in the Apple Store within three weeks, Wagner told Innovate LI, with an Android version right on its heels. ... Read More
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Summer, and the water’s fine for Brimes Energy

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A second summer of domestic ocean testing is yielding promising results for Brimes Energy’s “artificial jellyfish” – with a major ocean test off the Philippines about to commence. Before founder, CEO and native Filipino Ramuel Maramara can take his wave-energy-powered electric generator to his home country, however, several overseas partners – including the University of the Philippines and major in-country utility First Gen – must sign off on the testing plan, which is expected to receive financial support from the Filipino federal government. ... Read More
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China patent, new tech heat ThermoLift’s summer

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Technological advances and a first-ever international patent have made for a hot summer at ThermoLift, which is closing in rapidly on critical field tests for its natural gas-driven heat pump and air-conditioning unit. In July, the Stony Brook startup was granted its first overseas patent by China, which awarded the distinction to the customized electronic-control system of ThermoLift’s core heat-pump technology. The company is still awaiting a domestic utility patent – CEO Paul Schwartz said this week he expects it “within four to eight weeks” – and has also applied for patents in Germany, Italy, France and England. “The most important... Read More
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BNL snags key role in $50M battery effort

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A host of advanced Brookhaven National Laboratory technologies will bolster a $50 million national campaign to create next-generation electric-vehicle batteries. The laboratory’s National Synchrotron Light Source II and Center for Functional Nanomaterials will play key roles in the Battery500 Consortium, a multidisciplinary science super-squad led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The Obama Administration announced l... Read More
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A summer of endless incubation at CEBIP

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Summer slowdown? Not at the Clean Energy Business Incubator Program, where a full slate of new clients and educational networking programs is giving a traditionally sagging season some sizzle. While closed schools and holiday vacations historically decelerate summertime business activity across many sectors, CEBIP Executive Director David Hamilton hasn’t had a chance to put up his feet. Fresh off of coordinating two professional networkers for the edification of program participants, Hamilton is now wrapping up a months-long vetting process that will welcome four new members into CEBIP... Read More
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Moiety scores KiwiTech collaboration

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A mobile scheduling app targeting divorced co-parents just got hitched. Woodbury-based Moiety Inc., a subsidiary of Aeonic Corp. and creator of The Moiety App, has announced a “strategic investment and development relationship” with KiwiTech, a unique developer/incubator/investment platform based in Washington. Moiety creator Greg Wagner: Going steady. KiwiTe... Read More