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Lenovo follows through with AI push, opens "innovation center" in Morrisville

Months after pledging major investments in artificial intelligence technologies, Chinese electronics maker Lenovo has selected its Morrisville campus for one of three AI-focused “innovation centers.” Bhusan Desam, global AI business developmen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

UMass Dartmouth opens new "rapid prototyping" lab aimed at marine tech startups

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth last week celebrated the opening of a new "rapid prototyping" facility inside its Fall River innovation center, part of the school's effort to support local startups, especially those working on marine techn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2017

Center for Corporate Innovation at UW-Madison opens

A new center dedicated to providing executives, and subsequently their businesses, with the skills and tools they need to be more innovative and excel in an increasingly competitive and fast-changing business climate is now open at the University .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2017

Seeking FDA approval, TransEnterix opens new surgical robotics facility

TransEnterix (NYSE MKT: TRXC) is staying on its Senhance push, opening a new center in Milan, Italy, that will focus on surgical robotics training as well as research and development. The Research Triangle Park-based company acquired Senhance fro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2016

Accenture Expands in Japan, Opens Innovation Hub in Tokyo

As part of its major expansion plan in Japan, Accenture (ACN) recently announced opening of a new innovation hub in Tokyo. Accenture Plc ACN recently unveiled its innovation hub in Tokyo’s Minato Ward. As describ.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 19th, 2018

Next Avenue: This U.S. city is turning into an innovative place for retirees

Leaders of Louisville, Ky. want the city to be a center of innovation for improving the quality of life for a growing elderly population......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 19th, 2018

V.F. Corp Opens New Distribution Center: Will it Aid Sales?

V.F. Corp (VFC) plans to open a new distribution center in Jonestown, which will enhance distribution services in the Northeastern United States. .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 19th, 2018

Boeing opens $17 million workforce readiness center in Auburn

The jet maker says its big investment — the first new Boeing building in Auburn in 25 years — is proof of its longstanding and "continued commitment" to the Puget Sound region......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2018

Accenture to hire 400 as it opens new Boston "innovation hub"

Dublin-based professional services firm Accenture wants to hire 400 tech-focused employees in Boston in the next three years, expanding a local workforce that already numbers about 1,500.  The company on Tuesday will celebrate the opening of a n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2018

IIIT-H sets up Products Lab

IIIT-Hyderabad has launched a Products Lab to push innovation. It will be part of the institute’s technology transfer office (TTO). The Products Lab will work on creating marketable prototypes of ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 12th, 2018

AWS to set up innovation center in Taiwan

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the government of New Taipei have signed an MoU for setting up a joint innovation center in the northern Taiwan city. The center will start operation in March 2018 with a goal of incubating at least 15 startups a year......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 12th, 2018

Executive Voice: Diversity helps spark turnaround at key Lenovo division

At Lenovo’s sprawling Research Triangle Park-based complex, Kirk Skaugen, who leads the Chinese firm’s Data Center Group, is excited about what's next......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2018

Nonprofit shared space collaborative works to raise $8M

The Service Innovation and Impact Initiative, will see nine separate nonprofit organizations move into 1021 Broadway, joining with a new Jericho Road Community Health Center location......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2018

IIIT-Hyderabad launches products lab

In one more pro-active steps to push innovation, the IIIT-Hyderabad has launched a Products Lab. It will be part of the Indian Institute of Information Technology's Technology Transfer Office (TTO). ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 11th, 2018

5 things to know, and a major addition to University Village opens today

Happy Tuesday, loyal readers. Hope everyone's ready for my giant birthday bash — also known as the Sacramento Business Journal's Book of Lists Party. See you at Golden 1 Center tonight. Now, here are your headlines. Let's begin with food Zóca.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2018

Longtime Houston steakhouse to open first location inside the Loop

One Houston-based steakhouse will finally have a location inside the 610 Loop. Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is opening a restaurant in the River Oaks Shopping Center at 1997 West Gray St. at McDuffie, according to a press release. When it opens in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2018

Planet Fitness opens first Hawaii location at Ala Moana Center

Planet Fitness has officially opened at Ala Moana Center, marking the fitness chain’s expansion into all 50 states. The New Hampshire-based chain occupies a portion of the first floor of the former Nordstrom building, joining Target and Saks Fift.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2018

These were the most popular East Bay stories of 2017

One growing center of the San Francisco Business Times’ coverage has been the East Bay – and Oakland in particular – which far from simply being an area for San Francisco business spillover has turned into a hub of innovation and activity in it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2017

Taiwan university opens AI research center

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in southern Taiwan has unveiled the AI Service and Data (AIS&D) Center to support the school, industries and government organizations in artificial intelligence research, big data analysis and solve problems......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 28th, 2017

Danish retailer opens second Hawaii location at Pearlridge Center

Danish menswear brand Lindbergh opened its second Hawaii store at Pearlridge Center on Wednesday. The retailer, which features men’s apparel and accessories, opened its 9,100-square-foot store in the second level of the shopping mall’s Downtown.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2017

Taiwan to start 5-year AI innovation R&D center program

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has announced the implementation of a 5-year AI (artificial intelligence) innovation R&D center program with an annual NT$1 billion (US$33.3 million) budget beginning January 1, 2018......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 25th, 2017