ABA Technologies, Inc. Announces Sudden Passing of Their Founder and President Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz

ABA Technologies, Inc. is saddened to announce today that the Founder and President, Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz, BCBA-D died on Monday, September 21, 2020.

ABA Technologies, Inc. is saddened to announce today that the Founder and President, Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz, BCBA-D died on Monday, September 21, 2020.

Melbourne, FL, October 13, 2020 –( PR.com )– It is with profound sadness that we share the loss of our beloved founder, mentor, colleague, and friend Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz. He died from complications related to an ongoing battle with diabetes. Through his extraordinary dedication to teaching and disseminating the science and application of behavior analysis—always with a deep sense of humanity and respect for others’ dignity—he touched the lives of thousands of individuals across the globe. He is dearly missed.

In the early 1990s, Dr. Martinez-Diaz worked closely with Dr. Gerald Shook to help create a formal behavior analysis certification credential for the

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An Interview With Qualcomm President Alex Rogers On 5G IP

I’ve been following the Qualcomm 5G IP legal saga since the FTC filed an antitrust case against the company way back in 2017. Frankly, an entire screenplay could be written about the proceedings—in a dramatic turn of events, a district court in northern California ruled against Qualcomm in May of 2019. Now, despite the earlier loss, it’s looking like Qualcomm will get the last laugh. Qualcomm appealed the decision with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, who, after holding a three judge hearing on the case this past February, have finally decided to reverse the decision, throw out the injunction and partial grant of summary judgment—a total win for Qualcomm on every issue. I was happy with this result, having long maintained the case was a total clown show.

I recently got the chance

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Park Aerospace Corp. Announces Appointment of Cory L. Nickel As Vice President and General Manager

NEWTON, Kan., Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park Aerospace Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Cory L. Nickel as its Vice President and General Manager. In this position, Mr. Nickel will report to Mark Esquivel, Park’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Cory joined Park Aerospace Corp. in 2011 as a Solution Treater Operator. He then served as Second Shift Production Supervisor between 2012 and 2013, Production Manager between 2013 and 2014, Materials Manufacturing Manager between 2014 and 2015, and Production Control Manager between 2015 and 2017. In 2017, Cory was promoted to Operations Manager. Prior to joining Park, Cory served as a local High School Science Teacher with a focus on chemistry, physics and manufacturing technology. Cory received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Emporia State University with endorsements in chemistry, physics and physical science.

Brian Shore, Park’s Chairman and CEO, said “Cory started with

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TAAL Names Chris Naprawa as President, Announces Revisions And Additions To Its Executive Team

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – TAAL Distributed Information Technologies Inc. (CSE: TAAL) (FWB: 9SQ1) (OTC: TAALF) (“TAAL” or the “Company“) a vertically integrated, blockchain infrastructure and service provider, today announced the recruitment of Mr. Chris Naprawa as President of the Company.  In addition, Mr. Stefan Matthews, the Chairman of the board of directors of the Company, has taken on the position of Chief Executive Officer effective October 12, 2020.  In his new role as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Matthews will relocate and work from the Zug, Switzerland offices of the Company, oversee the building of the Swiss team, and lead TAAL through its next stage of development.  Mr. Jerry Chan has become Chief Product Officer, where he will leverage his deep understanding of BSV, the original Bitcoin, to drive the product vision of TAAL, strengthening TAAL’s commercial capabilities.

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WVSU president to speak at virtual Women & Technology Conference | Metro Kanawha

West Virginia State University President Dr. Nicole Pride will be the keynote speaker for the 2020 West Virginia Women & Technology Conference, to be offered online this year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Charleston-based TechConnect West Virginia is hosting this year’s virtual conference, which is free to view online. It will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at noon on Monday, Oct. 19.

As in years past, the 2020 webinar/conference will address the under-representation of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields and explore strategies for closing the gender gap in technology.

Pride started her career in the corporate and nonprofit sectors, moving later to the higher education field at North Carolina A&T State University. She was named the first female president at the Institute university in July and became the school’s 12th president in September.

A pair of panel discussions will follow Pride’s remarks.

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Twitter slaps warning on President Trump tweet claiming coronavirus immunity

US President Trump has become subject to another fact-check warning on social media after claiming immunity to COVID-19.

In a tweet posted on Sunday, the US president claimed that physicians at the White House have given him a clean bill of health, and as a result, he is now “immune” to further infection by the novel coronavirus. 

Trump also claimed he is no longer contagious. 

See also: Twitter places public interest notice on President Trump’s tweet

“A total and complete sign off from White House Doctors yesterday,” the tweet reads. “That means I can’t get it (immune), and can’t give it. Very nice to know!!!”

After the message was published, Twitter slapped a warning label on the tweet. The microblogging platform says the tweet “violated the Twitter Rules about spreading misleading and potentially harmful information related to COVID-19.”

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There are currently no concrete indicators that immunity from COVID-19 is

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UNGA president demands re-adherence to equal access to technology

(MENAFN) In a way to support member states building back more effectively in the period of post coronavirus recovery, Volkan Bozkir, president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), demanded this Friday a re-adherence to equal access to technology.

“We need to recommit to equal access to technology. This is particularly crucial for SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) 4: on Quality Education,” stated the president of the UNGA as he was communicating with the Second Committee of the UNGA.

“We must consider the potential of technology as an equalizing force,” the president affirmed.

“As it stands, the digital divide in urban and rural areas, and between developed and developing countries, continues to exacerbate inequalities,” he added.

Volkan Bozkir stated that, affairs like trade, debt, information technology and inclusion all have further meaning and earnestness within the context of the pandemic for the 75th session of the UNGA.

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Chevy Humphrey Named the New President and CEO of the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

Following a unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) announced today that Chevy Humphrey, President and CEO of the Arizona Science Center, will succeed David Mosena as President and CEO of one of the largest science museums in the world. Mosena is retiring at the end of the year after 23 years leading MSI.

The first woman and Black American to lead MSI, Humphrey is a long-time, successful leader in the museum field. She has served as CEO of the Phoenix-based Arizona Science Center (ASC) for nearly 15 years. Prior to being named CEO in 2005, Humphrey served in multiple roles with the institution. Earlier in her career, she gained experience in development with the Phoenix Symphony and two institutions of higher education.

MSI Board Chairman Chris Crane said, “Chevy Humphrey is extremely accomplished and has the energy, background and experience to

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President Trump may not love following the science but this new survey says Americans do

President Trump doesn’t appear to be very keen on listening to the science community on COVID-19, but America at large is sure voicing their support for a scientific profession under siege from the Oval Office.

“Science is having a moment in 2020,” 3M Chief scientific advocate Dr. Jayshree Seth told Yahoo Finance’s The First Trade.

New data out of 3M underscores Seth’s point.

Trust in science and scientists is the highest it has been in three years since 3M’s State of Science Index was launched. About 89% of those surveyed trust science, 86% trust scientists and 77% are more likely as a result of the pandemic to agree that science needs more funding. Some of the other findings are equally as compelling, and run counter to the ongoing narrative out of the White House.

More than half (54%) agree that science is very important to their everyday lives, a double-digit

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