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Newswise: MITRE Unveils Laboratory Focused on Autonomous Technology

MITRE Unveils Laboratory Focused on Autonomous Technology

MITRE

In MITRE's Mobile Autonomous Systems Experimentation (MASE) Laboratory, team are researching ways to accelerate advanced autonomous technology and provide objective perspective and recommendations for broad impact in multiple domains, including drones, commercial aircraft, tanks, and self-driving vehicles.

Channels: Automotive, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Travel and Transportation,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 2:00 PM EST
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Economic Impact: Sandia Labs spends $3.68B

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories pumped an all-time high of nearly $3.68 billion into the economy in fiscal year 2019 by spending on goods, services, payroll, taxes and other payments.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Entrepreneurship, In the Workplace,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 5:40 PM EST
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Newswise: S&T-Funded SABER Helps Communities Get Back to Business During and After Disasters

S&T-Funded SABER Helps Communities Get Back to Business During and After Disasters

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Available both on the web and via a mobile app, SABER provides users with a means to upload and share real-time business status information with other organizations, particularly government aid entities such as FEMA, during an emergency or crisis.

Channels: Apps, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Natural Disasters,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 3:10 PM EST
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StubHub Chief Product and Technology Officer on Solving Problems and Listening to Customers

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

After a summer internship with a major consulting firm following his First Year at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, StubHub Chief Product and Technology Officer Arnie Katz (MBA ’09) opted to strike out on his own after graduating, running Relay Foods — an online grocery delivery service he co-founded — for five years.

Channels: Business Ethics, Education, Entrepreneurship, In the Workplace, Marketing,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 12:50 PM EST
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Education

Resale ticket markets benefit sports teams and fans

University of British Columbia

New research co-authored by Yanwen Wang, an assistant professor in the UBC Sauder School of Business, reveals that the resale ticket market also appeals to sports fans who normally buy season tickets.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, All Journal News,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
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Danforth Center Announces External Advisory Board of AgTech NEXT Summit

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center today announced the External Advisory Board (EAB) of AgTech NEXT, a bold new food and agtech innovation summit that will be held May 4 – 6, 2020 at the Danforth Center in St. Louis, MO. Members of the AgTech NEXT EAB are known for their impact and innovation and represent the diverse perspectives within the ag innovation community.

Channels: Agriculture, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Technology, All Journal News,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Los Alamos National Laboratory joins IBM Q Network to explore quantum computing algorithms and education outreach

Los Alamos National Laboratory joins IBM Q Network to explore quantum computing algorithms and education outreach

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory announced today at CES 2020 that it is joining the cloud-based IBM Q Network as part of the Laboratory’s research initiative into quantum computing, including developing quantum computing algorithms, conducting research in quantum simulations, and developing education tools.

Channels: Entrepreneurship, Nuclear Power, Quantum Mechanics, Technology,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 2:05 AM EST
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Newswise: The Rise of Social Robots: How AI Can Help Us Flourish

The Rise of Social Robots: How AI Can Help Us Flourish

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

MIT Professor Cynthia Breazeal, a keynote speaker at a recent Psychology of Technology Conference led by Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran, shares insights about a new generation of social robots and their impact on human flourishing.

Channels: Aging, Artificial Intelligence, Business Ethics, Economics, Education, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Technology, Staff Picks,

Released:
7-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
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Newswise: UTEP Professor Named a 2019 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

UTEP Professor Named a 2019 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

University of Texas at El Paso

The honor recognizes Wicker’s “spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society,” according to the NAI’s announcement.

Channels: Entrepreneurship,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 7:05 PM EST
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Department of Energy Announces $32 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants

Department of Energy, Office of Science

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) will award 158 grants totaling $32 million to 118 small businesses in 32 states. Funded through DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, these selections are for Phase I research and development.

Channels: DOE Science News, Energy, Entrepreneurship, DOE Science News,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 5:45 PM EST
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