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2014-02-12 08:35:44

Round helps accelerate commercialization of OTOY's suite of offerings that are transforming content creation and delivery for the world's top media and entertainment companies LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTOY Inc., today announced a Series D round of funding to help accelerate commercialization of the company's industry-leading cloud graphics offerings that are redefining content creation and delivery processes for media and entertainment organizations around the world. The...

Zuckerberg Announces New Breakthrough Prize In Mathematics
2013-12-13 14:52:41

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Billionaires Mark Zuckerberg and Yuri Milner have created a new Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics worth $3 million. The Facebook founder and the big Internet investor helped create the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation earlier this year, which is being labeled as the Oscars of science. Each category winner for a Breakthrough Prize earns themselves bragging rights and $2 million more than the Nobel Prize’s $1 million....

2013-12-13 00:21:57

Mark Zuckerberg and Yuri Milner announced new $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The names of the 2014 Breakthrough Prize winners in Fundamental Physics and Life Sciences were unveiled at an exclusive ceremony at the NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA. At a total awarded amount of $21 million, sponsored by Sergey Brin & Anne Wojcicki, Jack Ma & Cathy Zhang, Yuri & Julia Milner and Mark Zuckerberg & Priscilla...

2013-02-20 04:22:12

SAN FRANCISCO, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 11 Inaugural winners receive US$3 million each for Groundbreaking Achievements in Life Science Research Art Levinson, Sergey Brin, Anne Wojcicki, Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan and Yuri Milner announced today the launch of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences ("Breakthrough Prize"), recognizing excellence in research aimed at curing intractable diseases and extending human life. The...

Black Hole Research Nets Stephen Hawking $3 Million Prize
2012-12-11 08:41:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the world´s most renowned physicists has likely got something bigger on his mind now than solving puzzles of the universe. Stephen Hawking, who has been shaking up the science world more than 25 years, has won a $3 million (£1.8m) Fundamental Physics Prize for his discovery in the 1970s that black holes emit radiation, for his work in quantum gravity and for his work in quantum aspects of the early universe. The...