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2014-02-28 16:23:58

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the J. Craig Venter Institute: What: A telephonic media briefing hosted by J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., to announce a new genomic-based healthcare solution When: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. PT/11:00 a.m. ET Who: J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. and other co-founders, along with collaborating organizations Venter is Co-Founder, CEO and Chairman of the J. Craig Venter Institute, a not for profit...

2011-03-09 07:35:00

Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, launched a new Web-based venture on Tuesday called Craigconnects to support non-profit and public service organizations. Craigconnects said on its home page that it is intended to "help people work together for the common good using the Internet." "Craigconnects seeks to identify, connect and protect organizations engaged in work that is truly sustainable -- socially responsible, self-perpetuating and replicable," it said. Newmark said Craigconnects...

2011-03-08 09:34:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- craigslist founder Craig Newmark today launched craigconnects, a web-based initiative to help people work together for the common good using the Internet. craigconnects seeks to identify, connect and protect organizations engaged in work that is truly sustainable - socially responsible, self-perpetuating and replicable. The initiative's primary platform is a new website, http://www.craigconnects.org. "I guess I got myself a 'bully pulpit' of...

2009-12-07 13:45:42

The court battle between online auction company eBay and online classified firm Craigslist is underway in a Delaware court room. In April 2008, eBay filed a lawsuit against Craigslist, claiming that its founder Craig Newmark and Chief Executive Jim Buckmaster diluted eBay's stake in Craigslist from 28 percent to 24 percent. The accused dilution resulted in eBay losing its seat on Craigslist's board. Ebay's former chief executive Meg Whitman is expected to take the witness stand on Monday....

2009-01-06 11:00:43

Scottish-born comedian Craig Ferguson announced on his U.S. talk show Monday night he has married his longtime girlfriend Megan Wallace Cunningham. Ferguson is the host of CBS' Late Late Show. People.com said Ferguson married Cunningham, an art dealer, some time during the holidays. The wedding took place in Vermont, where they have legalized gay civil unions -- and I married a woman, Ferguson said, showing off his wedding ring and joking, It's not just bling. Ferguson was married twice...

2008-08-05 15:00:39

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2008) - Mr. Bill Wagener, the COO of Northland Resources Inc. (NRI) (TSX:NAU)(FRANKFURT:NBS)(OSLO:NAUR), is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Deborah Craig to the position of Vice President, Strategic Development for NRI's subsidiary, Northland Resources AB (NRAB). Ms. Craig will undertake various initiatives on behalf of senior management, including managing the European investor relations function, and assisting with financing...

2008-01-29 10:46:29

With help from government scientists, Wired Science reported on Monday that they had deciphered the secret messages embedded within the world's first human crafted genome. Dr. J. Craig Venter and his colleagues at the J. Craig Venter Institute revealed their secret messages which were embedded using "watermarks" which contained coded messages that could be translated by determining the amino acid sequence. Apart from spelling out the name of the Dr. Venter's institute, The New York Times...

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