Center for Infectious Disease Research launches $11.5M project to combat ‘devastating’ drug-resistant malaria

CIDR researcher Ashley Vaughan will lead the new project. (CIDR Photo) Seattle’s Center for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR) announced Wednesday that it will lead a new $11.5 million research project to combat drug-resistant malaria, a serious public health problem in Southeast Asia that could have devastating effects if it spreads to other regions. The project’s[…]

Nimble Partners with Microsoft National Reseller NeoCloud to Deliver Simple CRM for Office 365

PRESS RELEASE: Microsoft Channel Partners Collaborate to Fill Office 365 Simple CRM Gap SANTA MONICA, Calif. & RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 20, 2017– Nimble today announced a partnership with NeoCloud, a leading Microsoft managed cloud services provider, to address the growing market need for a simple, affordable contact management and CRM for Microsoft Office 365 and[…]

Florida’s Ayahuasca Church Wants to Go Legal

When the government contacted Soul Quest church in Orlando in August of last year, founder Chris Young had already administered illegal hallucinogens to thousands of his congregation members without federal approval. In the letter, the US Drug Enforcement Agency asked Young and his cohort to apply for exemption status, which would allow them to provide[…]

The Great Meme War II: Amid Lawsuit Threats, the Alt-Right Says Pepe Belongs to Them

Pepe the Frog’s creator has promised to wrestle his popular cartoon frog away from the alt-right using legal action, and the alt-right has promised to fight back. Artist Matt Furie’s lawyers served cease and desist letters to online personalities such as Baked Alaska, Richard Spencer, and Mike Cernovich and Digital Millennium Copyright Act notices to[…]

Amazon reportedly tried to poach Satya Nadella in 2000, and Microsoft is happy it didn’t happen

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. (Space Foundation and Microsoft Photos) Microsoft’s renaissance in recent years may have never come to pass if Jeff Bezos had his way. In a wide-ranging profile of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Fast Company’s Harry McCracken reports that the Amazon CEO tried to woo Microsoft’s current chief[…]

Apple’s ARKit will innovate the everyday

GUEST: In today’s digital economy, we see a constant rotation of new, innovative technology emerging on the market. While some platforms are built exclusively for consumers, others are designed with an enterprise purpose in mind. The most powerful pieces of technology, however, do both. And augmented reality (AR) is the perfect example. Some of the[…]