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July 10, 2019 | Bio-IT World

Genomenon Provides Quick Answers On Fusion Genes

For decades, clinicians and researchers have been fascinated by fusion genes—genomic abnormalities that form when part of the DNA from one chromosome moves to another chromosome. Increasingly, they’re also feeling overwhelmed by the hybrids. Well over 20,000 fusion genes have been documented since the first one was discovered in 1973 in chronic myelogenous leukemia, says Mark Kiel, MD, PhD, founder and chief science officer of Genomenon.

July 8, 2019 | The Sports Biz

New Partnership Of Sports Tech Companies Puts Basketball Data On Steroids

Two sports technology companies are teaming up to make tracking and collection of data a bit easier. Catapult and ShotTracker have entered into a partnership that centers around the way that professional and collegiate basketball teams organize and analyze key data points.

July 8, 2019 | Crain's New York Business

Hudson Yards emerges as a top tourist destination, but it’s not No. 1

A report from analytics firm Placer.ai found that foot traffic around the new West Side neighborhood has kept up with some of the city’s top attractions since the start of the summer. Daily weekend visitors to Hudson Yards peaked near 70,000 in the last week of March, the third weekend the area was open to the public. But since then the number of visitors to the neighborhood has been between 25,000 and 50,000 each Friday, Saturday and Sunday, according to the Placer.ai report.

June 27, 2019 | WGN Radio

uh-PARENT-ly | The Mom Project: a new way for moms (and some dads) to reenter the workforce

Maybe you’re returning to the job market after staying home with your kids for 10 years. Maybe you have little ones but need to go back for financial reasons. Maybe you realize stay-at-home life isn’t for you, and you want to interact with adults. Whatever your reasons, it can be a challenge to find a job when you’ve got kids at home, but The Mom Project is trying to change that.

June 27, 2019 | PRWeb

MarginEdge Partners with Fintech for Strategic Solution

MarginEdge, the fastest-growing restaurant management platform designed to eliminate unproductive paperwork and streamline the flow of operational data has partnered with Fintech, the leading business solutions provider for the beverage alcohol industry. Together, MarginEdge and Fintech provide restaurant operators an end-to-end, integrated solution that improves visibility and allows retailers to streamline key activities, including inventory management, cost analysis, and product ordering.

June 25, 2019 | Footwear News

The Technology That’s Disrupting Social Media Advertising for Mobile Retail

At Pattern89, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform for digital marketers, data from all of its customers is anonymized and run through the company’s algorithms. This turns more than 100 billion impressions into 2,900 dimensions of analysis that are available to all users.