Category: Potential

Assessing the potential for a gig economy in education
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Assessing the potential for a gig economy in education

Rish is an entrepreneur and investor. Previously, he was a VC at Gradient Ventures (Google’s AI fund), co-founded a fintech startup building an analytics platform for SEC filings and worked on deep-learning research as a graduate student in computer science at MIT. More posts by this contributor Over the past few years, personalized learning has…

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In a potential big win for renewable energy, Form Energy gets its first grid-scale battery installation
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In a potential big win for renewable energy, Form Energy gets its first grid-scale battery installation

Form Energy, which is developing what it calls ultra-low-cost, long-duration energy storage for the grid, has signed a contract with the Minnesota-based Great River Energy to develop a 1 megawatt, 150 megawatt hour pilot project. The second-largest electric utility in the U.S., Great River Energy’s installation in Cambridge, Minn. will be the first commercial deployment…

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Gilead’s Potential ‘Coronacure’ Can’t Save the U.S. Economy from Doom
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Gilead’s Potential ‘Coronacure’ Can’t Save the U.S. Economy from Doom

A coronavirus treatment called remdesivir from Gilead Sciences looks promising. But Friday’s stock market ascent isn’t warranted. What’s coming down the economic pipeline even if a successful cure is approved tomorrow? The U.S. stock market surged on Friday because of late news about Gilead Sciences’ (NASDAQ: GILD) promising coronavirus treatment, remdesivir. Is the market’s response…

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CDC Confirms Potential Case of Community Spread Coronavirus in U.S.
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CDC Confirms Potential Case of Community Spread Coronavirus in U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed Wednesday a potential case of infection with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in California in a person not associated with relevant travel history or exposure to another known infected patient. According to a media statement, CDC said: At this time, the patient’s exposure is unknown. It’s possible this…

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Ethereum’s Potential is ‘Exciting’ and It Will ‘Ultimately Succeed’, Analyst Says – CCN.com
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Ethereum’s Potential is ‘Exciting’ and It Will ‘Ultimately Succeed’, Analyst Says – CCN.com

Despite recent struggles, Ethereum is on a path to ultimate success, crypto analyst believes. | Image: ShutterstockEthereum has been at the center of controversy as of late due to its scalability issue. At its current iteration, the number two cryptocurrency can only process 15 transactions per second. With over 2,500 decentralized applications (DApps) and more…

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