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Press Release:Sentient Technologies, the company seeking to solve the world's most complex problems through massively scaled artificial intelligence, today announced it has raised $103.5 million in Series C funding that brings the total investment......
From: VentureBeat | By: VentureBeat | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy.
From: Grist | By: Emma Green | Monday, November 24, 2014
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With Congress away, the Daily Deduction will not publish for the rest of the week. We’ll be back as usual on Monday, December 1. Happy Thanksgiving!   In California, a tax increase breeds a budget battle and tuition hike. In 2012, Democratic Governor...
From: TaxVox | By: Renu Zaretsky | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Filtering out our 2014 Power List to rank the top 14 from the world of business and scienceThe post The most powerful people in Canadian business and science appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The company was started nearly seven years ago by a team that worked on the technology that later became Siri,.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Deborah Gage | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Access Industries has led a $103.5 million Series C funding round in artificial intelligence technology company Sentient Technologies. Other investors in the funding round include Tata Communications, existing investors Horizons Ventures and a group...
From: PE Hub | By: Chris Witkowsky | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Filtering out our 2014 Power List to rank the top 23 politians, lobbyists and regulatorsThe post The most powerful people in Canadian politics and lobby groups appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Ethiopia, the Hague, and the rise and fall of international adoption. An exclusive investigation of internal U.S. State Department documents describing how humanitarian adoptions metastasized into a mini-industry shot through with fraud, becoming a source...
From: Miller McCune | By: E.J. Graff | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The largest Chinatown in the U.S. may soon be Detroit. Not an area within the city, but the city itself. Chinese investors are investing heavily in the bankrupt city, so much so that it now ranks fourth among all U.S. cities for Chinese property hunters...
From: Big Government | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Three Brooklyn pharmacies — operated by a man convicted of scamming Medicaid in 2008 — were busted for bilking the health care system out of $5 million by billing for...
From: New York Post | By: Lia Eustachewich | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer AG is considering a fresh attempt to sell its diabetes device business as it sharpens its focus on margin-rich healthcare sectors, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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1. A bipartisan plan in North Carolina shrunk prison population and cut costs while the crime rate continued to fall. Can it serve as a model for other states? By the Justice Center at the Council of State Governments 2. In international development,...
From: Time | By: tarekrizk | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Reverend Jeffrey Brown at Twelfth Baptist Church says the news is upsetting, but it offers an opportunity....
From: WBZ-TV | By: deanreddington | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Former Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius called comments from Jonathan Gruber on the "stupidity of the American voter" regarding passage of the President's signature health care law "totally offensive" and said she never worked...
From: CNN | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The federal government spent billions funding the development and implementation of state-run health exchanges under Obamacare, many of which struggled or didn't work at all during the law's first open enrollment period. But the federal grants provided...
From: Reason | By: Peter Suderman | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Though it would be hard to see it in the midterm election results, we live in the opening phase of a great countermovement against neoliberalism. The evidence is everywhere you look, and not only in the United States and Latin America. The stunning success...
From: The American Prospect | By: David Bensman | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Ok so hopefully the title got your attention here as that’s what it was designed to do.  No this is not all bad as they need something to do that’s constructive and right now the entire US thinks everyone needs to code, code, code.  I don’t agree...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- "Give me a good thesis and I'm a buyer," say the money managers, according to Jim Cramer. He said on Mad Money Monday the...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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This week, House Republicans selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as the next chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. That lofty perch, the AP was quick to proclaim, gives Ryan "a high-profile platform if he decides to run for president...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jon Perr | Monday, November 24, 2014
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(Image: Star of life via Shutterstock)This story wasn't published because of advertisers or corporate sponsors, but through support from Truthout readers. Click here to join the community that keeps us going! Malcolm MacDougall is dead, but he left us...
From: Truthout | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Last Friday New York Federal Reserve Chairman and former Goldman Sachs Chief Economist William Dudley went before the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Dudley testified in the wake of a slew of scandals the...
From: Firedoglake | By: DSWright | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is The future: it's UBER-IFFIC!: What you may have missed on Sunday Kos ... Roofies and Rape, by Denise Oliver Velez L.A. city attorney issues retaliatory charges against interracial couple over alleged lewd conduct, by...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Monday, November 24, 2014
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We all know Ebola is deadly disease ravaging parts of West Africa. But what else? Here’s 14 facts that explain Ebola’s growth, its effect on daily life and what resources are needed to fight it. 1. 85% of households in Liberia are eating fewer meals...
From: One Blog | By: Jordan Elton | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Being financially prepared for a breadwinner’s death saves families from the added grief of losing…
From: Black Enterprise | By: Cliff Hocker | Monday, November 24, 2014
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We look for an emotional fit between our physicians and ourselves—and right now, that’s the best we can do....
From: Miller McCune | By: Eric Horowitz | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Dr. Prabhjot Singh lives and works in Harlem, a neighborhood plagued by chronic disease. He thinks an African model of health care can help — training people in the community to be health educators.
From: NPR | By: Joe Palca | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Dr. Prabhjot Singh lives and works in Harlem, a neighborhood plagued by chronic disease. He thinks an African model of health care can help — training people in the community to be health educators.
From: NPR | By: Joe Palca | Monday, November 24, 2014
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I thought this Thanksgiving week would be an opportune time to talk about families and money....
From: WBZ-TV | By: karenebuscemi | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Bubonic plague has reached the capitol city. READ MORE The post Outbreak of Plague in Madagascar appeared first on UN Dispatch....
From: UN Dispatch | By: Mark Leon Goldberg | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Over a million US military veterans lacked healthcare coverage in 2012, according to new estimates published in The Lancet. While many people believe that all veterans are covered by the Veterans Affairs health care system, less than half (8.9 million)...
From: Science Daily | Monday, November 24, 2014
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    NEW YORK (Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track the top holdings of a variety of high-profile investors, such as Warren Buffett and George Soros. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks One of our most popular professional portfolios...
From: TheStreet | By: Stockpickr Staff | Monday, November 24, 2014
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BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- This Thanksgiving, have your turkey and mashed potatoes with a side of stock gains. It may sound surprising, but statistically speaking, Thanksgiving week has a distinct bullish bias for the stock market. Must Read: Warren...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonas Elmerraji | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers say that health care reform hasn't affected the health of those with chronic diseases. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute's Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical...
From: Mass High Tech | By: Jessica Bartlett | Monday, November 24, 2014
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When Suzanne Klug took her daughter Tamara to an orthopedic surgeon in the winter of 2012, the first question the doctor asked her was, “Why are you here?” “My daughter had five operations on her back and a surgically removed leg bone; she has...
From: In These Times | By: Michael Collins | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Supreme Court case backed by think tank hinges on single sentence in Affordable Care Act.
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Wendell Potter | Monday, November 24, 2014
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A program director at the National Cancer Institute has outlined his vision for how federal IT initiatives can help healthcare adapt to the rise of wearables and ever larger datasets. The process will begin by identifying the core analytic and IT system...
From: Fierce Biotech IT | By: Nick Paul Taylor | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Yes it’s nuts from the GOP at this point to even think about getting the money back and time move on with that idea as it won’t work.  Now back on track various states are trying to figure out now that the Federal funds are going away, how to stay...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Monday, November 24, 2014
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These days healthcare insurance costs a pretty penny. Frankly for lots and lots of people it is financially out of their reach or they have to take the cheapest option, which may mean high deductibles and large out of pocket costs. This is why healthcare...
From: Nature Moms Blog | By: Tiffany | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Kensho was founded in 2012, so it’s not that old and I say here it’s like a competitor of sorts to IBM Watson if you will but with a specific focus right now on investors to ask questions about the markets.  The software scours the web and gives...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The state of Oklahoma, arguing that the Supreme Court should consider the views of a state government when it rules on the legality of federal tax subsidies to be paid to insurance-buying consumers under the Affordable Care Act, has urged the Court to...
From: Free Republic | By: SCOTUS Blog | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, announced that it has expanded distribution of its market-leading lighting brand, Juno Lighting Group by Schneider Electric, into the Middle East....
From: AME Info | By: Ishraq Al Tal | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Filed under: Retirement, Personal Finance, Retirement Plans, 401K, IRA Getty Images By Brian O'Connell NEW YORK -- Half of all working Americans want a retirement-savings do-over as they fall short of their goals. TIAA-CREF's Ready to Retire survey reveals...
From: Daily Finance | By: MainStreet.com | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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He didn't deserve to die. I have heard that phrase uttered countless times since the tragic shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on a hot summer day this past August. Now a federal grand jury has said there will be no indictment of...
From: The Wrap | By: Tavis Smiley | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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MIT political scientist Andrea Campbell is known for her research on Social Security, Medicare, and other safety-net policies. Yet when Campbell’s pregnant sister-in-law suffered a spinal cord injury, their family’s on-the-ground experience was more...
From: Washington Post | By: Harold Pollack | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Some of the projects in the works include a smart medication trolley and a fall prevention toilet sensor system.
From: Channel News Asia | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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There are many things a couple can fight over during a divorce, including pets....
From: WBZ-TV | By: deanreddington | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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A local mother noticed that her daughter who is blind was drawn to basic lights and she invented a learning tool that has had global impact....
From: WBZ-TV | By: deanreddington | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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This story wasn't published because of advertisers or corporate sponsors, but through support from Truthout readers. Click here to join the community that keeps us going! Democrats are paying heavily for their political failures - and for ditching the...
From: Truthout | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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As the Veterans Affairs department continues its crackdown in the wake of a nationwide scandal over long wait times...
From: Time | By: Andrew Katz | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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