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What happened to corporate supercomputers?

It once seemed inevitable – a sure-fire thing – that supercomputers would help businesses cope with the demands imposed by massive databases, complex engineering tools, and other CPU-draining challenges. Then all of a sudden technology and business took a different path. Chris Monroe, co-founder and chief scientist at quantum computing …

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A workers’ paradise? Portuguese new telework law criticized

LISBON – Portugal’s new homeworking law makes the country of the European Union a worker’s paradise. Companies cannot attempt to contact their staff outside of working hours. They have to help staff pay their gas, electricity and internet bills. Bosses are prohibited from using digital software to track what their …

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Go pushes the bill for the digitization of government services

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go pushed for the passage of the e-governance bill, saying the digitization of government services has become essential. This, as the study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) showed that the losses in wages and productivity of …

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YKC Clean Energy Technologies Receives Investment From OPPO As Part Of Series B3 Funding

Electric vehicle charging company completes three financing rounds in nine months NANJING, China, November 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – YKC Clean Energy Technologies (YKC Charging), a leading Chinese provider of electric vehicle charging and energy management services, recently announced the completion of its Series B3 financing with the investment …

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Tufanna Bradley Continues to Improve Her Leadership Expertise by Completing the Fellowship Program – Communications and Outreach – Communications and Outreach

Tufanna Bradley Continues To Improve Her Leadership Expertise By Completing The Fellowship Program NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As one of New Hanover County’s impressive and motivated leaders, Deputy County Director Tufanna Bradley added extra credit to her toolkit, recently completing the Leading for Results program course through the UNC …

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Chileans vote in highly polarized presidential election | World news

By EVA VERGARA and JOSHUA GOODMAN, Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Chileans will vote for a new president on Sunday following a polarizing campaign in which leading candidates pledged to chart radically different paths for the region’s most economically advanced country, devastated by a recent wave of social unrest. …

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In uncertain times, Chileans vote with ballots and wallets

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Miguel Torres is the archetype of what you might call the Chilean dream. A dropout from school, he nevertheless moved beyond his working class roots through decades of economic stability and Asian tiger-like growth to build a successful career as the owner of a small outdoor …

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Illinois Secretary of State’s Office: Republican Representative Dan Brady launches campaign

State Representative Dan Brady officially launched his campaign on Wednesday to succeed outgoing Secretary of State Jesse White, vowing to make things “easier and more efficient” for Illinois and the businesses that use his services. “Cutting red tape from government, in the name of making things easier and more efficient …

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The United States was not prepared for a pandemic: Free market capitalism, deregulation could be to blame

By Elanah Uretsky, Brandeis University It is not known when the pandemic will end. What may be an even bigger question is whether the United States will be ready for the next one. The past year and a half suggests the answer might be no. As a medical anthropologist who …

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