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Explorationists take cues from tech companies like Netflix, Amazon

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Category: Education / Research

Exploration scientists scouring Earth’s geology for carbon-bearing minerals are endeavoring to remove the guesswork from the process, and they are doing so by deploying strategies from the playbooks of tech giants like Netflix and Amazon, according to a recent report by Reuters. The observation, made in an article from Aug. 1, stems from a recently published study in the American Mineralogist. […]

Source: World Oil

Published: September 25, 2017


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NASA and Norway to develop Arctic laser-ranging station

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Category: Defense / Security

NASA and the Norwegian Mapping Authority are partnering to develop a state-of-the-art satellite laser ranging station 650 miles from the North Pole that will produce high-precision locations of orbiting satellites, help track changes in the ice sheets and improve the efficiency of marine transportation and agriculture. The Arctic station will be the latest addition to […]

Source: Eurekalert

Published: September 25, 2017


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IBM and SAP Collaborate to Build New Infrastructure for Helse Vest in Norway

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Category: Education / Research

Helse Vest (the Western Norway Regional Health Authority) has entered into a $42 million contract with IBM (NYSE: IBM) and SAP to design and implement a wide-ranging finance and logistics support project. The contract value also covers OEM license maintenance.  Helse Vest is the second largest of the Norwegian regional health authorities, overseeing 50 hospitals and […]

Source: PR News Wire

Published: September 25, 2017


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HiOA Blir Universitet og Starter Samarbeid med IBM

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Category: Education / Research

Til neste år blir dette Norges neste universitet. Navnet er foreløpig ikke bestemt, men kanskje blir det det Aker Universitet? Uansett er forvandlingen og planene allerede godt i gang. Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus (HiOA) tar flere grep på veien. Det inkluderer styrking av sitt teknologifakultet. Onsdag ettermiddag signerte skolen en fersk samarbeidsavtale med en amerikansk […]

Source: Digi.no

Published: September 25, 2017


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DESI report: Norway #2 on digitalization in Europe

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Category: Education / Research

Norway retains top two spot in 2017 EU ranking. According to the EUs 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Norway has the second most advanced digital economy in Europe, only beaten by neighboring Denmark. Norway also placed second in 2016. – Digitization is a top priority for the Norwegian government, says Trond Helge Bårdsen, ICT […]

Source: Norway.no

Published: September 25, 2017


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