New Federal Partnership with Wall Street Horizon

D.A.R. Partners, a “One-Stop Shop” for specialized financial, trade, and economic information services to the Federal government, today announced it has partnered with Wall Street Horizon, the corporate events surveillance expert. As a result, D.A.R.’s clients will be able to access Wall Street Horizon’s full suite of highly accurate and comprehensive corporate event data on over …
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Microsoft is putting AI everywhere it can

Microsoft has been in the artificial intelligence game for a long time, especially from a Microsoft Research Standpoint. They’ve used it to build speech processing and are one of only two companies that created a world index of the web [Bing], which takes a lot of AI. However, the recent surge in artificial intelligence developments has created an AI land-rush …
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When blockchains run companies, here’s what jobs will look like

If you’re tired of going to unproductive meetings, commuting in to work just to put in face time, or following commands from a boss you don’t have much confidence in, you may be the right kind of employee for a new type of work environment called a DAO, or Decentralized Autonomous Organization. We’re in the early stages of seeing these futuristic types of companies roll out …
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Real humans

Technology has many societal impacts, but perhaps one of its most visibly evident is how the tools we use change how we communicate with each other — so, literally, how technology rewrites language itself. We see this in the willing stockpiling of techie jargon into individual vocabularies. Let’s pause for a moment, and take linguistic stock …
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The CDC mapped out where people with cancer live in the US — here’s what it found

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, accounting for one in four deaths in Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Over the last few decades, cancer death rates have been falling, with the exception of a few key types of cancer. To get a better look at the incidence of cancer the CDC mapped out the data on a state-by-state level …
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Quote of the Week

“The price of light is less than the cost of darkness.”
~ Arthur C. Nielsen (Founder of ACNielsen Company, a top market research firm)