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How the Del Prados got into the semiconductor business

After stumbling into Dean Knapic and his promising silicon business, Arthur del Prado joined a burgeoning but auspicious industry.

Headlines

UT quantum computing institute doesn’t pick sides
Philips speeds up diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer
Sioux expansion builds production abilities
Benelux solar teams fill the podium at European Solar Challenge
Tesla takes battery production in-house to build 25k car
Noldus digs its heels in against damning Amnesty report
Salvia’s neurostimulatory foils raise 26 million
Battery patenting activity on a runaway
TNO and Lightyear carpool to advance solar tech

Harnessing lithium’s explosive chemistry for better batteries

This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to the fathers of the lithium-ion battery. Together, they found a way to channel lithium’s explosive nature into something useful.

In other news

Billionaire Bezos unveils plans to land humans on Moon (The Register)
Tesla ekes out a profit as all eyes turn to its China Gigafactory (The Verge)
Antwerp gets Europe’s first industrial solar concentrator farm (Port of Antwerp)

Top jobs

How clean is your data?

It’s important to realize that although data is the new oil, it does require careful collection and processing to deliver on the promise of data-driven decision making, accurate and reliable training of ML/DL models and monetizing your data.