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2014-08-14 20:21:33

HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: EPM) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock and further reported year-end reserves as of June 30, 2014 with comparisons to the prior year. Dividend A cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock will be paid on September 30, 2014 to common stockholders as of September 15, 2014. At this time, we are uncertain as to the tax treatment of this dividend. Dividends during Fiscal...

2014-08-13 23:12:17

On August 14, highly acclaimed speaker and best selling author Jack Uldrich is returning to Colorado Springs to deliver a talk to CoBank on the future trends in finance and agriculture. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Just prior to their 2014 Communications Industry Executive Forum leaders at CoBank in Colorado Springs will gain invaluable insight into the current economic climate of our nation and the current agriculture industry as well as a glimpse into their future....

2014-08-12 23:13:14

Following engagements in the UK, futurist Jack Uldrich to address audiences in Colorado, South Carolina, and Minnesota on future trends in education, finance, and agriculture throughout mid to late August. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 While the dog days of summer may have some people slowing down, futurist Jack Uldrich is just heating up. Following his recent return from an engagement in the UK with a private financial firm discussing "Fast-forwarding the Future...

artificial intelligence
2014-08-05 05:06:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has serious concerns over the safety of artificial intelligence, using social media to issue a warning that AI could pose a more serious threat to humanity than nuclear weapons. As reported by Alyssa Newcomb of ABC News, Musk took to Twitter over the weekend to post that people need to be “super careful” with AI, which he described as “potentially more dangerous than nukes.” He...

2014-07-23 23:14:44

The Millennium Project has produced the first encyclopedic dictionary, containing over 1,000 terms used by futurists in futures research and foresight. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 FUTURES, the world’s first Foresight Encyclopedic Dictionary, is now available to the public in both English and Spanish, and plans are in progress for other translations as well. It contains more than 1,000 terms used in futures research and studies. It offers an immersion into the field of foresight, including...

2014-07-07 10:26:13

IIASA China’s richest provinces have an outsized environmental impact on the country’s water-scarce regions, according to new research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Maryland. Many developed regions in China are not only drawing from their own water resources but also contributing to water depletion in other water-scarce regions of the country through imports of food and other water-intensive goods, according to the new...

2014-06-24 08:23:54

HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EY's seventh annual US oil and gas reserves study reveals multiple indicators that the US oil and gas industry is emerging from years of volatility prompted by the global financial crisis and subsequent recession. While there was a slight decrease in capital spending, US oil and gas reserves each increased by 9% in 2013, oil prices remained strong and natural gas prices showed improvement. The annual study looks at US exploration and production...

CDC Workers Exposed To Anthrax
2014-06-21 07:51:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of those government agencies that is almost universally regarded as entirely competent and worthy of having the complete trust of the American public. This stellar reputation may, in fact, be wholly unwarranted. It was reported Thursday that as many as 86 government scientists, researchers and employees were exposed to the potentially lethal live form of the bacterium...

2014-06-19 08:29:50

Largest sci-tech crowdsourcing forecast site in search of professionals and enthusiasts to predict future events FAIRFAX, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SciCast, a research project run by George Mason University, is the largest known science and technology-focused crowdsourced forecasting site. So what makes a crowdsourced prediction market more powerful? An even bigger crowd. SciCast is launching its first worldwide call for participants to join the existing 2,300 professionals and...

2014-06-05 12:26:39

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Futurist Gray Scott talks about the future of automation and longevity in THE FUTURE OF WORK AND DEATH a new documentary feature film. Will we work, age or even die in the future? The Unemployed Immortals Or Utopian Leisure Society - Imagine a future filled with unemployed immortals. It may sound science fiction, however, near future advancements in AI and robotics may allow us to automate almost every job and reverse our age. Are we heading...


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