October 05, 2017

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Paul G Allen

How to Make a Crazy Fortune Like Microsoft Billionaire Bill Gates

The Street

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates is worth $85.6 billion, according to Forbes’ most recent rankings. That’s over two million times the average personal income of a white male with some college education this year. It means Gates has earned on average $3.78 million per day since the day he was born 52 years ago.

So what does it take to average seven figures earned each day from day one? Here are some tips to grow your fortune just like billionaire Bill Gates…

 

New CRISPR tool targets RNA in mammalian cells

Broad Institute

Researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have shown that a CRISPR-based editing system can cut and bind RNA in mammalian cells. In a paper out this week in Nature, the team used CRISPR-Cas13, which the researchers had helped discover, to both reduce RNA levels and “tag” RNAs in order to view and track them within cells.

The researchers previously used CRISPR-Cas13 to target RNA in bacterial cells, but proving that the system could work safely and effectively in mammalian cells was a critical step toward using the system to study human biology and disease…

 

Belize to create world’s first ray sanctuary, guided by Global FinPrint scientists

TickerTech.com

The government of Belize today announced the establishment of the first-ever nationwide ray sanctuary, motivated, in part, by data from Global FinPrint scientists at FIU.

Globally, rays are threatened with extinction due largely to overfishing, habitat loss and climate change. They are even more at risk than sharks. More than 20 species of rays are known to populate the waters along Belize

 

Investor-operator of the Chicago

Metro Tell.co.za

Investor-operator of the Chicago Fire. Andell Cheap RS 2007 Gold Holdings is a clandestine investment abutting with all-around business and investment interests led by Andrew Hauptman.

Joe Roth, Adrian Hanauer, Drew Carey and Paul Allen (Vulcan Sports and Entertainment): Investor-operators of Seattle Sounders FC abide of Hollywood ambassador Joe Roth, bounded administrator Adrian Hanauer, television personality Drew Carey and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen (owner of VSE that operates the NFL’s Seattle…

 

Happy Birthday, Suma!

Vegetarian Living

In 1975, the Bay City Rollers were top of the charts in the UK, while over in the States, childhood friends Paul Allen and Bill Gates were launching a company called Microsoft…

 

Microsoft to add further 200 jobs to bring Irish headcount to 2,000

Irish Times

US software giant Microsoft is to add a further 200 roles at its Dublin-based operation, as the company’s Irish head warns that the rising cost of living in Ireland is becoming a “challenge” for its employees.

The latest expansion will bring the technology giant’s overall employee base in Ireland to 2,000 people, and follows a previous announcement to create 600 jobs in Ireland earlier in the year…

 

Microsoft announces an additional 200 new jobs in Dublin

Her.ie

Since opening in 1985, Microsoft’s Irish headquarters have gone from strength to strength.

Announcing the addition of another 200 jobs this morning will bring the headcount to 2,000 employees based in Dublin alone. The new roles will be primarily for Technical and Solutions Sales Specialists as well as those with language capabilities.

 

Belize to create world’s first ray sanctuary

ETurboNews

The government of Belize today announced the establishment of the first-ever nationwide ray sanctuary, motivated, in part, by data from Global FinPrint scientists at FIU.

Globally, rays are threatened with extinction due largely to overfishing, habitat loss and climate change. They are even more at risk than sharks. More than 20 species of rays are known to populate the waters along Belize…

 

Family surprises long-lost war hero

True Viral News

Only 19 men still living — King among them — know exactly how the agony unfolded on July 30, 1945, the day two Japanese torpedoes struck the USS Indianapolis.

But King never had much interest in reliving it, his relatives say. He never wanted to discuss the horrors he and his shipmates endured as they floated for nearly five days in shark-ridden waters, waiting for rescue…

 

Vulcan Aerospace

HyperSizer Software Helped Optimize Structure of World’s Largest All-Composite Aircraft

BusinessWire

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–When the Stratolaunch aircraft rolled out of the Mojave, California Air, and Space Port hangar this spring in preparation for ground testing, it was a clear example of how far the design and manufacturing of composite materials have progressed in recent years. Last month the first phase of engine testing on the aircraft’s six Pratt & Whitney turbofan engines was completed.

The world’s largest aircraft by wingspan (wider than a football field is long) is almost entirely fabricated from composite materials, which provide lightweight, high stiffness and strength characteristics that are increasingly in demand in aerospace, automotive, sports, medical and industrial fields…

 

Vulcan Productions

World Animal Day observed

The News International

Lahore: To mark World Animal Day, WWF-Pakistan organized a documentary screening for students, senior journalists, civil society and individual members at its head office aimed to highlight the issues of illegal wildlife trade.

The film, Racing Extinction, is a 2015 documentary that follows a group of undercover activists trying to draw attention to the role of mankind in the loss of at least half of world’s species. The viewers were bound to change the way we see our planet and the threat out activities pose to its diversity after watching the documentary.

 

‘Let’s save them before they go extinct’

Daily Times

LAHORE: World Animal Day was observed on Wednesday with the aim to highlight animal issues, raise voice for their rights and urge everyone to protect and love animal by providing a better natural environment to them.

The Punjab government, animal rights activists, and educational institutions organized different programmes to create awareness about animal rights and their importance in our society…

 

World Animal Day: WWF-Pakistan highlights need to save endangered species

Pakistan Today

LAHORE: To mark World Animal Day, WWF-Pakistan organized a documentary screening for students, senior journalists, civil society and individual members at its head office to highlight the issues of illegal wildlife trade.

The film, ‘Racing Extinction’, is a 2015 documentary that follows a group of undercover activists trying to draw attention to the role of mankind in the loss of at least half of the world’s species. This documentary takes viewers to the hidden world of extinction with heart-wrenching images that are bound to change the way we see our planet and the threat our activities pose to its diversity…

 

Smart City Challenge

Boston, Chicago and Atlanta Top List of Cities Poised to Benefit Most From Smart City Tech

EconoTimes.com

Chordant, the Smart City-focused IoT business of InterDigital, in collaboration with CA Technologies, today unveiled the CA-Chordant Smart City Benefits Index – the first comprehensive study designed to examine the relative potential benefits of Smart City technology in America’s major metropolitan areas.

Industry experts agree that Smart City technology – everything from connected transportation systems to smart building technology to IoT-enabled energy systems – has the potential to unlock tremendous benefits for cities and the people, industries, and businesses that call them home. But those benefits will vary widely based on differences in geography, transportation systems, demographics and a variety of other factors…

 

Seattle Sounders

Seattle earns selection as Host City Candidate for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

Seattle Sounders FC

Is the FIFA World Cup coming to Seattle in 2026? It’s still a possibility.

On Wednesday, the United Bid Committee announced the full list of cities advancing to the next stage of the bidding process, which includes Seattle. This list of Host City Candidates features 32 cities — four from Canada, three from Mexico and 25 from the United States — to represent North America’s unique joint bid as the host of the 2026 FIFA World Cup…