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Nokia launches portfolio of digital health products designed to inspire people to take control of their health

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Nokia today announced the availability of the largest, most comprehensive line of connected consumer health products in the market. Completing the transition of products from the Withings brand, Nokia trackers, scales, vital health devices and home products will now be available in-store and online through top retailers. "Nokia's global expansion into digital health builds on Nokia's unmatched track record of quality, reliability and trust, which are characteristics that are all critical to success in the health industry," said Brad Rodr... Read More »

ALDI Ramps Up US Expansion with Goal of 2,500 Stores by End of 2022

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In a turbulent retail environment, ALDI is bucking the trend plaguing many retailers by accelerating its growth of new stores with a total capital investment of $5 billion in new and remodeled stores over the next five years. Named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Large Employers, ALDI will add 25,000 new jobs in stores, warehouses and offices with industry-leading compensation and generous benefits packages. “We pioneered a grocery model built around value, convenience, quality and selection and now ALDI is one of America’s favorite and faste... Read More »

Exablaze and Solarflare Resolve Patent Dispute

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The ongoing patent dispute between Exablaze Pty. Ltd and Solarflare Communications Ltd. has been resolved. The resolution is in the form of a commercial agreement and both sides have withdrawn from continued legal action or further patent challenges. "Both parties can now get on and compete in the marketplace, rather than in the courts," says Exablaze Chairman, Dr Greg Robinson. Sydney, Australia: Exablaze and Solarflare have entered into an agreement which settles the recent patent dispute between the two companies. Both parties have withdr... Read More »

ERC Advanced Grant awarded to three UvA professors

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The projects: Prof. Jean-Sébastien Caux (Institute of Physics) – DYNAMINT: Dynamics of Probed, Pulsed, Quenched and Driven Integrable Quantum Systems In atomic, condensed matter and nanophysics settings, quantum matter is nowadays routinely pushed beyond the traditional low-energy/linear response/thermal equilibrium textbook paradigms. Recent experiments have shown that by cleverly ‘hitting’ a system in the right way, one can create states with novel and useful properties. The problem is that currently-available theoretical methods are unable... Read More »

Philips to acquire Australian pharmacy sleep services pioneer

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Founded in 2011, APSS has a unique sleep apnea program for pharmacies that includes screening, home-based sleep studies based on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy, training and services. The retail pharmacy market provides a convenient and central local access point to offer simple and effective sleep screening. This screening is aimed at assessing sleep quality and determining if subsequent sleep treatment may be required. APSS works closely with medical professionals for assessment and diagnosis of sleep problems, and subsequ... Read More »

Impression kick-off meeting consultation new University Library

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Exhibition Kees van Ast (Portfolio Holder for Finance and Operational Management of the Executive Board), Maria Heijne (Director of the University Library UvA/AUAS), Gerard Nijsten (Director of Operational Management of the Faculty of Humanities) and Cees van der Wolf (Director of Campus and Real Estate Development) were also present at the meeting to provide further information and answer questions. The attendees learned more about the designs and the consultation process, and this was followed by an interesting, lively and constructive discu... Read More »

A new approach to the quantum measurement problem

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Relaxation of sub-ensembles Understanding the quantum measurement process requires describing the measured system and the measurement apparatus as a compound quantum system governed by the rules of quantum statistical mechanics. The dynamical process that this system undergoes appears to be a relaxation to thermodynamic equilibrium. The final state thus reached yields information about a large statistical ensemble of runs but does not describe individual runs of the measurement. The authors note that decompositions of this final state may gene... Read More »

Registration open for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2017

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Participating in this contest will give you an excellent opportunity to develop your idea further and explore its potential. The jury, chaired by Mirjam van Praag, will select 10 finalists based on innovativeness, feasibility and fulfilment of a market need. Early birds will receive professional support from our business developers. The finalists will receive a professional pitch training. Part of the Innovation Award is the Science & Business program, which gives you the opportunity to get connected with relevant partners. Based on your... Read More »

Prestigious Vici grants for four UvA researchers

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The projects: Prof. Hilde Geurts (Psychology): The curious case of autism and aging With increasing age, people’s cognitive skills decline. How quickly this happens, differs among people and depends on a variety of factors. It is not known whether having autism is a risk-factor for aging or a potential protective factor. In this project this will be tested and influential factors will be determined. Dr Filip Meysman (Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics): Microbial electricity: a surprise from the seafloor In the seafloor bacte... Read More »

Philips announces changes to its Executive Committee

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At the same time, Philips has appointed Carla Kriwet as Chief Business Leader of the Connected Care & Health Informatics businesses and new member of the Executive Committee. In this role, she succeeds Jeroen Tas with immediate effect. In addition, she will continue to lead the Business Group Patient Care & Monitoring Solutions, which is part of the Connected Care & Health Informatics segment.   As a further change to Philips’ Executive Committee, Ronald de Jong has been appointed as Global Head of Human Resources (HR) pe... Read More »

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