Tag Archives: Science and technology in the United States

05May/21

Harvard University licenses its nasal swab collection technology, developed at the Wyss Institute and Harvard Medical School, to Mass. startup Rhinostics

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Massachusetts-based startup Rhinostics announced today that the University’s sample collection swab and high-throughput automation technologies have been licensed to Rhinostics. Continue reading

27Jul/17
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin,

Jeff Bezos becomes world’s richest man – Forbes

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 28, 2011) (REUTERS) – Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has unseated fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates as the richest person in the world, profiting from the e-commerce company’s meteoric stock rise to reach a fortune of $90.6 billion, Forbes reported on Thursday (July 27). Continue reading

13Feb/17

Verizon brings back unlimited plan

Verizon launched its unlimited data plan Monday. That’s the first time it has offered the all-you-can-eat data plan in five years. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

20Jul/16

Bill Gates invests $5 billion in Africa development, health research

Tech magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates says his charity foundation will invest $5 billion over the next five years in African development, with a focus on health initiatives.

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10Jul/15

Ellen Pao resigning as CEO of Reddit

Ellen Pao resigning as acting chief executive of Reddit.

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18May/15

Apple CEO touts iPhone, praises Silicon Valley in commencement speech

(GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY) – Apple CEO Tim Cook used a commencement address in Washington D.C. on Sunday (May17) to jokingly encourage graduates who are not iPhone users to become one.
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