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San Francisco Chronicle
Chase Adam streamlines donations for global health careAt the back of a humid bus traveling near the Costa Rica-Panama border in 2010,
Chase Adam streamlines donations for global health care
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
At the back of a humid bus traveling near the Costa Rica-Panama border in 2010, an idea struck Chase Adam. It began when a woman walked down the bus aisle, begging every person on board to make a donation to fund her son’s medical bills. Adam’s... Read more
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The Daily Review
Historic Mary Bowles Building gets new life in a very modern wayOakstop, a shared work space located in a historic downtown building, is celebr
Historic Mary Bowles Building gets new life in a very modern way
The Daily Review / Posted yesterday
Oakstop, a shared work space located in a historic downtown building, is celebrating its second anniversary this month. Oakstop is an art gallery, event venue, workplace and office space all rolled into one. It is the brainchild of Trevor Parham, an... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Amazon planning to bring robots in-house, forcing rivals to look elsewhereSome, like Toys R Us and Boston Scientific (BSX - Get Report), a medical device
Amazon planning to bring robots in-house, forcing rivals to look elsewhere
TheStreet.com / Posted 2 days ago
Some, like Toys R Us and Boston Scientific (BSX - Get Report), a medical devices manufacturer, have already phased out their Kiva robots. Others, like Dillard's and Quiet Logistics, a fulfillment service provider, are still using the technology. But... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Amazon planning to bring robots in-house, forcing rivals to look elsewhereOne of the more underexamined aspects of Amazon's shipping ambitions, though, i
Amazon planning to bring robots in-house, forcing rivals to look elsewhere
TheStreet.com / Posted 2 days ago
One of the more underexamined aspects of Amazon's shipping ambitions, though, is its secretive warehouse robots which it obtained when it acquired Kiva Robotics in 2012. This technology is invaluable to Amazon's efficiency and bottom line, and as the... Read more
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PC Magazine
Is LinkNYC an ISP? Maybe Just a Little LinkNYC Wi-Fi may be an almost accidental residential ISP. We talk to project
Is LinkNYC an ISP? Maybe Just a Little
PC Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
LinkNYC Wi-Fi may be an almost accidental residential ISP. We talk to project partner Qualcomm. Can a smart city free us from the tyranny of the cable companies? When we tested the new LinkNYC hotspots here in... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Theater: Tiny Puzzle Piece troupe settles into Ferndale homeKaren Minard (from left), Alaster Demetri, Laura Heikkinen and Zach Hendrickson
Theater: Tiny Puzzle Piece troupe settles into Ferndale home
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Karen Minard (from left), Alaster Demetri, Laura Heikkinen and Zach Hendrickson in Puzzle Piece Theatre�s production of �R.U.R. (Rossum�s Universal Robots)� Feb. 12-28. Courtesy Puzzle Piece Theatre Inside a makeshift Ferndale stage with a couple... Read more
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Connecticut Post
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their FavoritesIn sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salesp
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their Favorites
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
In sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salespeople, time is a luxury. Fortunately, a plethora of tools exist to make selling fast and efficient. The only problem is that time-pressed people may have difficulty... Read more
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Greenwich Time
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their FavoritesIn sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salesp
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their Favorites
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
In sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salespeople, time is a luxury. Fortunately, a plethora of tools exist to make selling fast and efficient. The only problem is that time-pressed people may have difficulty... Read more
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The News-Times
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their FavoritesIn sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salesp
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their Favorites
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
In sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salespeople, time is a luxury. Fortunately, a plethora of tools exist to make selling fast and efficient. The only problem is that time-pressed people may have difficulty... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their FavoritesIn sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salesp
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their Favorites
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
In sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salespeople, time is a luxury. Fortunately, a plethora of tools exist to make selling fast and efficient. The only problem is that time-pressed people may have difficulty... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A Robot Is Coming to Steal Your JobRobots on the assembly line, with nary a human in sight. Image source: Steve Ju
A Robot Is Coming to Steal Your Job
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Robots on the assembly line, with nary a human in sight. Image source: Steve Jurvetson via Flickr. America lost 2.4 million manufacturing jobs to Chinese outsourcing from 2001 to 2013, according to estimates by the nonpartisan Economic Policy... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
28 Black History Month events in Phoenix during FebruaryHonoring Black Americans was once relegated to a single week in February. That
28 Black History Month events in Phoenix during February
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
Honoring Black Americans was once relegated to a single week in February. That changed in 1976 when Gerald R. Ford proclaimed February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a... Read more
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Entrpreneur
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their FavoritesIn sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salesp
10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their Favorites
Entrpreneur / Posted 8 days ago
In sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for busy salespeople, time is a luxury. Fortunately, a plethora of tools exist to make selling fast and efficient. The only problem is that time-pressed people may have difficulty... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Microfinance finds a new name and a new focus Natalie Conti | Published 35 minutes ago (Left) Eric Lee and Ali Alford are c
Microfinance finds a new name and a new focus
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 9 days ago
Natalie Conti | Published 35 minutes ago (Left) Eric Lee and Ali Alford are co-chairs of Build the Hill, a micro-finance group based in the Campus Y. Build the Hill is looking to localize their efforts.... Read more
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Psych Central
Reducing Bullying by Teaching Bystanders to InterveneDespite a flurry of efforts to reduce bullying behavior, the practice is on the
Reducing Bullying by Teaching Bystanders to Intervene
Psych Central / Posted 10 days ago
Despite a flurry of efforts to reduce bullying behavior, the practice is on the rise in the United States, especially in grades six through 10. A new University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) led study finds that one country appears to have an... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
OJC Career Services announces spring eventsOtero Junior College Career Services offers assistance with career exploration
OJC Career Services announces spring events
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 11 days ago
Otero Junior College Career Services offers assistance with career exploration and assessment, career planning and goal setting, researching educational pathways and developing employability skills. To help meet these goals, Career Coach Allie Hall... Read more
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Science Daily
Anti-bullying program focused on bystanders helps the students who need it the most: Study reports on success of model used in Finlandhow they would intervene to reduce bullying. ("Kiusaamista vastaan" means "agai
Anti-bullying program focused on bystanders helps the students who need it the most: Study reports on success of model used in Finland
Science Daily / Posted 11 days ago
how they would intervene to reduce bullying. ("Kiusaamista vastaan" means "against bullying," in Finnish, while the word "kiva" means "nice.") KiVa is one of the world's most effective anti-bullying programs, said Jaana Juvonen, lead author of... Read more
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International Business Times
Amazon poised to enter logistics market in a big way All previous hints that Amazon planned to build a logistics and packaging unit
Amazon poised to enter logistics market in a big way
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
All previous hints that Amazon planned to build a logistics and packaging unit became stronger when in a recent regulatory filing the company referred to itself as a transportation service provider. In its annual report or Form 10K to the US... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Widow of ABQ Green Beret killed in Afghanistan recounts life ahead of Sunday's servicesFlags are ordered to fly at half-staff Friday through Sunday to honor Army Gree
Widow of ABQ Green Beret killed in Afghanistan recounts life ahead of Sunday's services
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 15 days ago
Flags are ordered to fly at half-staff Friday through Sunday to honor Army Green Beret Matthew McClintock, who was killed in the line of duty last month in Afghanistan. Sunday at the Kiva Auditorium, people will have to chance to honor one of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trekSome destinations are so unparalleled, they're worth traveling great lengths to
19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Some destinations are so unparalleled, they're worth traveling great lengths to see. We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most... Read more
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Connecticut Post
19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trekSome destinations are so unparalleled, they're worth traveling great lengths to
19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
Some destinations are so unparalleled, they're worth traveling great lengths to see. We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most... Read more
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Market Watch
Amazon still a sexy stock despite earnings missShares of Amazon.com Inc. are spiraling toward their worst single-session perce
Amazon still a sexy stock despite earnings miss
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
Shares of Amazon.com Inc. are spiraling toward their worst single-session percentage drop in 18 months after an earnings miss, but analysts remain adamantly bullish on the company and the returns it will drive for investors, with some brokerages even... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Bob Fowler honored for community serviceBob Fowler jokingly said after Monday night's La Junta Chamber of Commerce banq
Bob Fowler honored for community service
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 18 days ago
Bob Fowler jokingly said after Monday night's La Junta Chamber of Commerce banquet that this was one of the few times he has ever been speechless.But it wasn't without good reason.Fowler received the 2015 La Junta Community Service Award Monday... Read more
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Robotics Online
Robotics Online2016 – The Year of Robot Democratization? by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Ed
Robotics Online
Robotics Online / Posted 18 days ago
2016 – The Year of Robot Democratization? by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor Bold predictions for Collaboration, Connectivity and Convergence rang in 2015. One industry insider even called them prescient. Looking back a year later, we see the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
San Marin hangs on to beat RedwoodCalvin Geraci dribbles to the basket followed by Redwood’s Matt Wallravens duri
San Marin hangs on to beat Redwood
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Calvin Geraci dribbles to the basket followed by Redwood’s Matt Wallravens during their game. Geraci had a game-high 26 points in the victory. Alan Dep — Marin Independent Journal Calvin Geraci is used to shooting his team’s free throws down the... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Microsoft Cloud Rains Free Services on NonprofitsCEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday took the occasion of the World Economic Forum in D
Microsoft Cloud Rains Free Services on Nonprofits
E-Commerce Times / Posted 23 days ago
CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday took the occasion of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to announce that Microsoft plans to donate US$1 billion worth of cloud services to serve nonprofits and university researchers over the next three... Read more
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Junkee
Travel Junkee: Eight Ways To Hvar Great Night In Hvar, Croatia’s Best Hidden Nightspot For some tropical paradises, watching Old Yellow (ie. the Sun) sink into the
Travel Junkee: Eight Ways To Hvar Great Night In Hvar, Croatia’s Best Hidden Nightspot
Junkee / Posted 26 days ago
For some tropical paradises, watching Old Yellow (ie. the Sun) sink into the sea is the death knell of your day. But in Hvar, Croatia, sunset is just the... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder County primed to honor legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.Boulder County on Monday will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther Ki
Boulder County primed to honor legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Colorado Daily / Posted 27 days ago
Boulder County on Monday will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a wide range of events and activities. In Boulder, several social justice groups will sponsor public workshops and performances. Showing Up for Racial... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County primed to honor legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.Boulder County on Monday will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther Ki
Boulder County primed to honor legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 27 days ago
Boulder County on Monday will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a wide range of events and activities. In Boulder, several social justice groups will sponsor public workshops and performances. Showing Up for Racial... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Services set for Jan. 31 for Albuquerque Green Beret killed in AfghanistanThe memorial services for Army Staff Sgt. Matthew McClintock, of Albuquerque, w
Services set for Jan. 31 for Albuquerque Green Beret killed in Afghanistan
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 29 days ago
The memorial services for Army Staff Sgt. Matthew McClintock, of Albuquerque, who was killed in action Jan. 5 in Afghanistan, will be held at 1 p.m. Jan. 31 at KIVA Auditorium in Albuquerque. The service for the Green Beret will be open to the... Read more

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