CBRE highlights 6 markets with rapidly growing life science clusters

  • Life science real estate is hot, with the lab space square footage growing by almost 12% across the US in the last year, according CBRE report detailing growth in the largest biotech clusters. 
  • CBRE’s report highlighted the 13 largest biotech clusters and the top 10 emerging clusters, showing how record amounts of funding from the National Insitutes of Health and venture capital are translating to the real estate markets.
  • Business Insider highlighted 6 clusters that are seeing large amounts of growth, whether they’re established but growing very rapidly, like New York City, or they’re emerging, like Pittsburgh and Houston.
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Real estate to house pharmaceutical, biotech, and other medical research professionals is growing at a rapid pace and rents continue to rise, a sign that tenant demand can support the increasing attention on life sciences from institutional investors and developers. 

Lab space has grown

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The Technology 202: The Michigan kidnapping plot highlights Silicon Valley’s problem with extremism

Social media trails like these are becoming a recurrent feature in violent events ranging from synagogue massacres to bombing plots. 

“Before they become real, they percolate online, courtesy of a social media ecosystem that is ubiquitous, barely moderated and well suited to helping aggrieved people find each other,” my colleagues write. 

Experts in online extremism say the plot exposed by federal and state officials this week highlights the stakes for social media companies to address violent posts on their platform. 

“Social media companies have been allowing these communities to build and grow, ignoring the mounting evidence that memes, posts and images encouraging violence can and do translate into actual violence,” Cindy Otis, a former CIA analyst and vice president of analysis for the Alethea Group, which tracks online threats, told my colleagues. “Not only have many of these Michigan pages and groups been on Facebook for years, the Facebook algorithm

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ISU vs. TTU Live updates Score, results, highlights, for Saturday’s NCAAF game

Through 1 Quarter

The Texas Tech Red Raiders need a win to get to even, but right now it could go either way. They and the Iowa State Cyclones are all tied up at 7. Texas Tech’s offense has come from several players so far.

Who’s Playing

Texas Tech @ No. 24 Iowa State

Current Records: Texas Tech 1-2; Iowa State 2-1

What to Know

The Iowa State Cyclones are 4-1 against the Texas Tech Red Raiders since October of 2015, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success Saturday. Iowa State and Texas Tech will face off in a Big 12 battle at 3:30 p.m. ET at Jack Trice Stadium. Coming off of a win even when the odds were against them, the Cyclones have to be feeling especially confident now that the spread is in their favor.

Iowa State decided to play defense against itself last week,

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Georgia Tech vs. Louisville Live updates Score, results, highlights, for Friday’s NCAAF game

Game Recap

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets had a rough outing against the Syracuse Orange two weeks ago, but a little bit of home cooking seems to have fixed things right up. The Yellow Jackets had enough points to win and then some against the Louisville Cardinals on Friday, taking their game 46-27. That result was just more of the same for Georgia Tech, who also won the last time these teams played (Oct. 5 of 2018).

QB Jeff Sims had a stellar game for Georgia Tech as he passed for two TDs and 249 yards on 21 attempts in addition to rushing for one TD and 64 yards. RB Jahmyr Gibbs was in the mix, too, providing Georgia Tech with two touchdowns.

Louisville’s loss came about despite a quality game from QB Macale Cunningham, who passed for two TDs and 229 yards on 33 attempts in addition to rushing

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: IBM, PYPL, OSTK and MA

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – October 7, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include IBM IBM, PayPal Holdings PYPL, Overstock.com OSTK and Mastercard MA.

Here are highlights from Tuesday’s Analyst Blog:

4 Stocks to Watch on Growing Blockchain Proliferation

Blockchain technology has been a game changer in 2020, amid the backdrop of coronavirus induced challenges in the digital ecosystem.

The lynchpin technology is enabling enterprises and government agencies to tackle prominent issues including data tracing, security, visibility and management, and supply chain supervision.

Evolution of blockchain practices in a bid to address these challenges is expected to democratize the benefits of blockchain technology in the days ahead. This, in turn, will aid in countering the pandemic in

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Okta Announces New Okta Partner Connect Specializations For Hybrid IT and Customer Identity, Highlights Global Partner Expansion

New specializations help partners become trusted advisors across every market as global channel ecosystem grows by over 400 percent

Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today at Okta Showcase, announced Customer Identity and Okta Access Gateway Specializations within Okta Partner Connect. The two new areas of focus coincide with considerable global partner momentum for the company, which has seen an over 400 percent increase in the global channel partner ecosystem in the last two years.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for organizations around the world. With millions of people working remotely, companies need to ensure connectivity and security for employees and customers alike. Okta Access Gateway solves the hybrid IT access problem for enterprises, connecting on-premises legacy and custom-built applications to the Okta Identity Cloud to enable workforces to easily access every application through a centralized identity provider. With the new challenges

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The Technology 202: Twitter’s response to Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis highlights inconsistencies in company’s handling of abuse

From Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.):

Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) also responded to the company’s tweet.

Twitter on Saturday said it would do better:

The episode highlighted the broader issue of social media abuse directed at female politicians particularly from minority backgrounds. 

Female congresswomen are far more likely than their male counterparts to be targeted with abusive posts on Facebook and Twitter, according to a new analysis from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue shared exclusively with The Technology 202. And the research shows that Ocasio-Cortez and Omar received the highest proportion of abusive comments. 

The findings are particularly important in the final weeks of a contentious presidential election, where a Black and Asian American woman is for the first time on the presidential ticket. They’re also a reminder that vice presidential candidate and Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) is particularly vulnerable

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Duke vs. Virginia Tech: Live updates, score, results, highlights, for Saturday’s NCAAF game

Game Recap

The Virginia Tech Hokies lost to the Duke Blue Devils when the two teams previously met in September of last year, but they didn’t allow Duke the same satisfaction this time around. The Hokies walked away with a 38-31 victory Saturday.

Virginia Tech’s RB Khalil Herbert was on fire, rushing for one TD and 207 yards on 19 carries. Herbert’s longest run was for 60 yards in the fourth quarter. Another playmaker for Virginia Tech was WR Tayvion Robinson, who returned a punt -17 yards to the end zone in the first quarter.

RB Deon Jackson hadn’t helped Duke’s cause all that much against the Virginia Cavaliers last week, but the same can’t be said for this matchup. The losing side was boosted by Jackson, who punched in two rushing touchdowns. That’s the most rushing touchdowns Jackson has had all year.

The win improved Virginia Tech’s record to

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Duke vs. Virginia Tech Live updates Score, results, highlights, for Saturday’s NCAA Football game

Considering their sizeable disadvantage in the spread, the Duke Blue Devils can expect to have a real challenge on their hands on Saturday. Duke and the Virginia Tech Hokies will face off in an ACC battle at 4 p.m. ET at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. The Blue Devils stagger in desperate for their first win of the season.

Duke scored first but ultimately less than the Virginia Cavaliers in their contest on Saturday. Duke lost to Virginia on the road by a decisive 38-20 margin. No one had a standout game offensively for Duke, but they got scores from TE Noah Gray and TE Jake Marwede. One of the most thrilling moments was Marwede’s 55-yard TD reception in the first quarter.

Meanwhile, Virginia Tech took care of business in their home opener. They made easy work of the NC State Wolfpack on Saturday and carried off a 45-24

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Kansas State vs. Texas Tech: Live updates, score, results, highlights, for Saturday’s NCAA Football game

The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 1-4 against the Kansas State Wildcats since November of 2015, but they’ll have a chance to close the gap a little bit on Saturday. The Red Raiders are packing up and heading on the road for their first away game this season. They face off against K-State at Bill Snyder Family Stadium at 3:30 p.m. ET. The point spread is more or less neutral, so fans should expect a close contest.

Texas Tech fought the good fight in their overtime matchup against the Texas Longhorns on Saturday but wound up with a less-than-desirable result, falling 63-56. Yes, you read that final score correctly. And yes, they were playing football. Texas Tech’s defeat shouldn’t obscure the performances of RB SaRodorick Thompson, who rushed for two TDs and 104 yards on 16 carries, and QB Alan Bowman, who passed for five TDs and 325 yards on

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