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06
Sep

nLIGHT unveils new fiber lasers

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Corona lasers allow more flexibility with shaping metal   A new technology from a local company may sound like it was ripped directly off the pages of a science-fiction novel, but it’s changing the way real-life job shops are able to work with and transform metal.   This week nLIGHT, a laser company headquartered in […]

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31
Jul

Pacific Biosciences Appoints Christian Henry to Board of Directors

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Industry Veteran Previous Served as EVP & Chief Commercial Officer of Illumina   MENLO PARK, Calif., July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PACB), the leading provider of high-quality sequencing of genomes, transcriptomes and epigenomes, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran Christian Henry to its Board of Directors. Mr. […]

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17
Jul

Splice Machine Delivers Centralized Security Administration with New Apache Ranger Plugin

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Splice Machine today announced that it has launched a plugin for Apache Ranger to provide centralized security administration for its customers on Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). The Apache Ranger plugin will provide Splice Machine customers with a framework for central administration of security policies, and the monitoring of user access and […]

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10
Jul

Is Your Internal Communications Strategy Evolving With Tech?

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Legislation, technology, employees, company policies — HR pros are always dealing with change. One of the biggest, but often overlooked, workforce evolutions dates all the way back to the days of cave drawings: communications.   No matter how the workforce has transformed over the years, successful businesses rely on effective internal communications. That’s why HR […]

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07
Jun

Improved ape genome assemblies give human evolution insights

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New, higher-quality assemblies of great ape genomes have now been generated without the guidance of the human reference genome. The effort to reduce “humanizing” discovery bias in great ape genomes provides a clearer view of the genetic differences that arose as humans diverged from other primates.   In the June 8 issue of Science, researchers report […]

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29
May

EmployeeChannel Expands By Adding East Coast Operations

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The workforce communication solution teams with Empire State Development (ESD) to open a software development center in downtown Rochester, NY.   EmployeeChannel, Inc. (http://www.employeechannelinc.com), today announced the company is opening a software development center in Rochester, New York. The company selected the Rochester location because of its proximity to local talent and the talent pool […]

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26
Apr

Laser manufacturer nLight jumps nearly 70 percent in IPO – Silicon Forest’s first in 14 years

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The drought is over.   Clark County laser manufacturer nLight Corp. began trading Thursday morning on the Nasdaq exchange and shares jumped a remarkable 68 percent, $10.95 over the $16 offering price. It’s the first initial public offering for a Silicon Forest tech company in almost 14 years.   The debut was a resounding conclusion […]

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26
Apr

Vancouver’s nLight Soared in First Day of Trading

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Shares gained 68 percent in IPO If Day 1 was any indication, nLight’s future as a publicly traded company looks pretty bright.   The Vancouver laser manufacturer landed on the ticker of the Nasdaq Exchange on Thursday, selling for $16 per share. By market close at 4 p.m. Eastern, share prices had climbed to $26.95, a […]

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24
Jan

Bupa partners up with HealthTap to develop new healthcare solutions

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Bupa has announced it is partnering with HealthTap to develop new healthcare solutions for its customers.   The health insurance and private healthcare company hopes to offer a “game changing combination of digital and in-person healthcare” by joining forces with US-based digital health technology business, HealthTap.   The partnership will allow Bupa’s 16.5 million customers […]

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17
Jan

This Company’s AI-Fueled Tech Is About to Bring Digital Health Care to Millions

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Digital health firm HealthTap and Bupa, a health care provider that offers both insurance and medical services to millions around the world, are teaming up in a massive strategic partnership that could make “digital end-to-end” medical services a widespread reality, HealthTap CEO Ron Gutman told Fortune in an early interview previewing the arrangement.   Gutman describes it as the “biggest […]

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