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SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down In Pacific After Successful ISS Mission
NASA said Friday morning that SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft has successfully splashed down at 8:47 a.m. PST, from the International Space Station (ISS), returning more than 3,000 pounds of NASA cargo and science samples from space. The Dragon--which was launched to the ISS as part of the ninth, commercial resupply mission to the ISS--is expected to be delivered to a port near Los Angeles within the next 48 hours. NASA did not say exactly where in Los Angeles the Dragon will dock, although SpaceX ha (More info...)

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Interview with Lior Elazary, Invia Robotics
As e-commerce continues to grow, one part of that business, one area continues to be a very difficult area to scale efficiently--the labor intensive, back end warehouse, shipping, and fulfillment operation. Our interview this morning is with Lior Elazary, co-founder and CEO of Agoura-based Invia Robotics (, who tells us how the company is hoping to make automation and robotics available to even mid-sized e-commerce operators.

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Esri Powers NOAA Water Forecasting Map
Redlands-based mapping technology provider Esri has rolled out a new map of the national water forecast from the NOAA, letting users see real time streamflow data for the continental United States. Esri said its colelction of web maps are based on the NOAA's National Water Model, and is aimed at helping emergency responders, reservoir operators, ecosystem professionals, and floodplain managers by providing detailed information that can anticipate flood and drought conditions. The live maps are u (More info...)

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24Hr HomeCare Teams With Uber For Rides For Aging Adults
Laguna Beach-based in-home care provider 24Hr HomeCare said Thursday that it has partnered with Uber, to offer up transportation for aging adults. According to the in-home care provider, it will provide those adults with rides from Uber drivers, who are specially trained by the Open Doors Organization to deal with such things as folded wheelchairs, walkers, and mobility aids, and who might be returning from the hospital. According to 24Hr HomeCare, the new service does not require Uber's mobile (More info...)

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Nimbus Data Trumpets Patent
Aliso Viejo-based Nimbus Data, a developer of flash-based storage products for the cloud infrastructure market, said it has received a "new" patent for its deduplication technology. The company said it was granted patent 8,751,763, entitled "Low-overhead Deduplication within Block-based Data Storage". According to the USPTO, the patent was actually granted two years ago on June 10, 2014, and names Karmpudi V. Ramarao as inventor of the patent. The patent had been applied for in 2013. It's unclea (More info...)

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