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  • [War Zones: War News, Coverage, Analysis & More - The Washington Post] Uruguay lawmakers Ok entry of US planes, soldiers for summit: Uruguayan lawmakers have approved legislation allowing eight U.S. aircraft and up to 400 American military personnel and civilians into the country to provide security for a G20 summit of world leaders in neighboring Argentina
  • [Reuters: U.S.] Two killed, dozens injured in Mississippi bus crash: Two people were killed and more than 40 others injured on Wednesday when a tour bus overturned on an icy roadway in northern Mississippi just across the state line from Memphis, Tennessee, officials said.
  • [Reuters: U.S.] Chicago's focus turns to pensions after budget approval: The Chicago City Council on Wednesday gave overwhelming approval to the final budget proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who leaves office next year, and who said he will address looming pension funding challenges in December.
  • [Reuters: Business News] Several high-profile funds raised stakes in GE before selloff: filings: Several prominent investors raised their stakes in General Electric Co in the third quarter, before its shares sank in recent weeks, filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Wednesday.
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    Prominent managers loaded up on Apple before recent tumble [Reuters: Business News]
    Prominent managers loaded up on Apple before recent tumble [Reuters: Technology News]
  • [Reuters: U.S.] Michael Avenatti arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence: Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence, a police spokesman said.
  • [Reuters: Environment] Cadaver dogs lead grim search for victims in California fire: (Editor's Note: Please be advised that this story contains details that may upset some readers)
  • [Reuters: World News] From fugitive to governor, a Peruvian mining foe rises again: For most of this year, Walter Aduviri, the governor-elect of Peru's Andean region of Puno, had been a fugitive.
  • [Reuters: Arts] Pubic hair and eight-pack abs - it's got to be Michelangelo: A team of researchers led by Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge University has collected what they say is clear evidence to confirm a claim that two bronze sculptures of muscular men riding panthers were the only surviving bronzes by Michelangelo.
  • [Reuters: World News] U.S. carriers join up in East Asia for 'complex' warfare drills: Two U.S. aircraft carriers with around 150 fighter jets are conducting "complex" warfare drills in the Philippine Sea, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday, in a show of force in waters south of China and within striking distance of North Korea.
  • [Reuters: Company News] Marie-Antoinette jewels soar at 'once in a lifetime' sale -Sotheby's: A royal treasure trove including jewels that belonged to French Queen Marie-Antoinette fetched 53.5 million Swiss francs ($53.2 million) on Wednesday, as collectors snapped up rare historic gems fresh to the market, Sotheby's said.
  • [Reuters: U.S.] Brother of Sinaloa Cartel leader testifies against 'El Chapo': Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was a top leader of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel along with drug lord Ismael Zambada for years and personally invested in massive cocaine shipments to the United States, Zambada's brother told jurors on Wednesday.
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    Jury selection begins in U.S. trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' [Reuters: U.S.]
    U.S. seeks to strike El Chapo lawyer's opening statement [Reuters: U.S.]
  • [Reuters: Business News] General Electric pulls out of Nigeria rail concession: General Electric Co has pulled out of a long-term concession deal with the Nigerian government to maintain and operate narrow-gauge rail lines in the West African country, a procurement process adviser told Reuters on Wednesday.
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    UPDATE 4-GE speeds plan to raise $4 bln cash, lifts sagging shares [Reuters: Company News]
    General Electric pulls out of Nigeria rail concession [Reuters: Company News]
  • [Reuters: Company News] General Electric pulls out of Nigeria rail concession: General Electric Co has pulled out of a long-term concession deal with the Nigerian government to maintain and operate narrow-gauge rail lines in the West African country, a procurement process adviser told Reuters on Wednesday.
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    UPDATE 4-GE speeds plan to raise $4 bln cash, lifts sagging shares [Reuters: Company News]
    GE speeds plan to raise $4 billion cash, lifts sagging shares [Reuters: Business News]
  • [Reuters: Money] Berkshire invests in JPMorgan, Oracle as Buffett puts cash to work: Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc deepened its commitment to the U.S. financial industry, announcing a $4.02 billion stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co and new investments in PNC Financial Services...
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    Buffett's Berkshire doubles profit, repurchases $900 million stock in third quarter [Reuters: Money]
    Buffett's Berkshire doubles profit, repurchases $900 million stock in third quarter [Reuters: Business News]
    UPDATE 3-Berkshire invests in JPMorgan, Oracle as Buffett puts cash to work [Reuters: Company News]
    Berkshire invests in JPMorgan, Oracle as Buffett puts cash to work [Reuters: Business News]
  • [Hacker News] When Hospitals Merge to Save Money, Patients Often Pay More: Comments
  • [World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post] Yupik the polar bear dies after 25 years in warm Mexican zoo: Yupik the polar bear has died after spending more than 25 years in a barren enclosure at a warm Mexican zoo
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    Polar bear dies after over 25 years in warm Mexican zoo [War Zones: War News, Coverage, Analysis & More - The Washington Post]
  • [Reuters: Sports News] Emotional Isner says hard to play after death of friend: American John Isner said it had been "very very difficult" to focus on his second match at the ATP Finals against Marin Cilic after learning of the death of his close friend and former strength coach Kyle Morgan.
  • [Reuters: Technology News] U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself: Democratic U.S. Representative David Cicilline, expected to become the next chairman of House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Wednesday that Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself and Congress should take action.
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    U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself [Reuters: Company News]
    U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself [Reuters: Politics]
    U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself [Reuters: Business News]
  • [Reuters: Technology News] Cisco beats as network gear demand rises, new bets pay off: Cisco Systems Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as the network gear maker benefited from demand for its routers and switches and growth in its newer focus areas such as software.
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    Cisco works with Amazon to help businesses run apps in the cloud [Reuters: Technology News]
    UPDATE 2-Cisco beats as network gear demand rises, new bets pay off [Reuters: Company News]
  • [Reuters: Business News] U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself: Democratic U.S. Representative David Cicilline, expected to become the next chairman of House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Wednesday that Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself and Congress should take action.
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    U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself [Reuters: Company News]
    U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself [Reuters: Politics]
    U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself [Reuters: Technology News]
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Photos

  • Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal?s last gasp

    The tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians will issue verdicts Friday in perhaps the last such trial

  • Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

    Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans are arriving in Tijuana by the hundreds and getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to the border

  • Mexico president-elect will continue to lean on military

    Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will continue to rely heavily on the military for internal security and appears to be dismissing aspirations of Mexico someday having effective civilian police forces

  • Pence says US committed to Indo-Pacific, not seeking control

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says America seeks cooperation, not control, in its commitment to the Indo-Pacific region

  • A phone call at Wendy?s meant half of Amazon?s new headquarters and an economic triumph for Virginia

    The state and Arlington County worried until the end that their high costs for labor and real estate might lose the deal.

  • Missing elite Chinese university alumni spark outcry

    Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists who have been missing since the weekend

  • Cuba ends medical exchange program with Brazil

    Cuba says it is ending a program that sent government doctors to remote regions of Brazil in exchange for millions in badly needed dollars

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    Cuba ends medical exchange program with Brazil [World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post]
    Cuba ends medical exchange program with Brazil [War Zones: War News, Coverage, Analysis & More - The Washington Post]
  • Bangladesh ready to return Rohingya, who say they?ll refuse

    Bangladesh authorities say they are ready to begin repatriating some of the more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled from army-led violence in Myanmar since last year. But refugees say they will refuse to go because of fears for their safety

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    Bangladesh official: Rohingya repatriation ready to begin [War Zones: War News, Coverage, Analysis & More - The Washington Post]
    Bangladesh official: Rohingya repatriation ready to begin [World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post]
  • Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

    Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans are arriving in Tijuana by the hundreds and getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to the border

  • After an explosion of violence, Netanyahu chooses peace in Gaza

    Despite the political costs, he chose a cease-fire over war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

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Media

  • White Light Inteferometric 3D Imager

    Heliotis HeliInspect H8 3D camera uses the company's next generation 3D image sensor HeliSens S4:


    Thanks to TL for the flyer!
  • Andanta SWIR to Green Photon Converter

    Andanta presents InGaAs PD array combined with green LED array in a single module, effectively converting SWIR photons to green photons with 3% efficiency:


    Thanks to AB for the pointer!
  • Quantum Dot SWIR Cameras

    SWIR Vision Systems introduces the Acuros family of low cost SWIR cameras featuring CQD sensing technology:


    Thanks to AB for the pointer!
  • ToF-Based People Counter

  • Yole on Components for 3D Sensing

  • Himax on 3D Sales Projections

  • Espros 3D Imaging Market Forecast

    Espros October Newsletter features the company's view on the 3D imaging market growth:

    "The Compound Annual Rate Growth (CAGR) for 3D imaging is expected to some 40%, starting at some $2 billion in 2017. We clearly see the hockey stick coming."

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