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Google says its AI is better at predicting death than hospitals

Google says its AI is better at predicting death than hospitals

5 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

Google's Medical Brain team is now training its AI to predict the death risk among hospital patients - and its early results show it has slightly higher accuracy than a...
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Babylon Health signs healthcare partnership with Bupa

Babylon Health signs healthcare partnership with Bupa

16 hours ago   |   Telegraph


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UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain “excessive monopoly power”

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch

DeepMind's foray into digital health services continues to raise concerns. The latest worries are voiced by a panel of external reviewers appointed by the Google-owned AI...
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Micross announces new executive appointment

3 days ago   |   Electro IQ

Micross, headquartered in Orlando, FL announced a new appointment within the company's senior management team. Marshall Blythe has joined Micross in the role of General Manager...
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YC alum Modern Health, a startup focused on emotional wellbeing, gets $2.26M seed funding

YC alum Modern Health, a startup focused on emotional wellbeing, gets $2.26M seed funding

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Modern Health founders Alyson Friedensohn and Erica Johnson About one year ago, a note from a CEO thanking his employee for using sick days to take care of her mental health...
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Wireless technologies to comprise 55% of connectivity IC shipments in 2018

4 days ago   |   Electro IQ   |   2 articles

Driven by the colossal Internet of Things opportunity, wireless technologies-including wireless local area network , Bluetooth, cellular and low-power wireless-will account for...
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Google Brain Jobs Open In Healthcare Voice & Touch Project

4 days ago   |   Android Headlines

Google has reportedly posted several new positions in its Google Brain A.I. unit with descriptions pointing toward the build-out of a “next gen clinical visit experience.”...
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Mindstrong Health Raises $15M For Brain Measurement Technology

Mindstrong Health Raises $15M For Brain Measurement Technology

4 days ago   |   SiliconTap

Palo Alto-based Mindstrong Health, a developer of technology which monitors brain health through measuring brain function based on a user's interaction with smartphones, has...
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UK start-up gets £2.2m funding boost for online mental health technology 

UK start-up gets £2.2m funding boost for online mental health technology 

4 days ago   |   Telegraph


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Could Artificial Intelligence Take the Art Out of Medicine?

4 days ago   |   Scientific American

As healthcare becomes more complex, technological and data-driven, there's a risk that physicians will lose some of their autonomy
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YouTube Music, YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium officially launch today

YouTube Music, YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium officially launch today

Last month, Google started rolling out the YouTube Music app to replace YT Music, and also replaced YouTube Red with YouTube Premium. Today, YouTube Music officially launched... Read more ...

US Senate rejects Trump's deal to lift ban on Chinese tech giant ZTE after...

US Senate rejects Trump's deal to lift ban on Chinese tech giant ZTE after intelligence warnings

The US Senate has disavowed President Donald Trump's deal to lift sanctions on Chinese tech giant ZTE. The Trump administration had reached a deal to no longer prevent US... Read more ...

Apple fined $9 million for misleading iPhone and iPad owners in Australia...

Apple fined $9 million for misleading iPhone and iPad owners in Australia over "error 53" repairs

Thanks to a 14-hour time difference between Australia and New York, it was Tuesday morning in Australia when a Federal Court in that country ordered Apple to pay a $9 million... Read more ...

Apple fined $9 million for misleading Australian customers over Error 53 claims

Apple fined $9 million for misleading Australian customers over Error 53 claims

The Australian consumer watchdog, ACCC, took Apple to court in April last year for its uncompromising repair and warranty policy, specifically regarding the Error 53 bug that... Read more ...

IBM's new AI supercomputer can argue, rebut and debate humans

IBM's new AI supercomputer can argue, rebut and debate humans

IBM gave reporters in San Francisco a demonstration of Project Debater. Think Deep Blue, but instead of playing chess, this system debates. Computer scientists have labored for... Read more ...

Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban that's nearly shut down the company

Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban that's nearly shut down the company

The US Senate has voted to reinstate a ban on ZTE that prevents the Chinese telecom company from buying US components and using US software. But it's still not clear if the... Read more ...

Huawei P20 Pro updated with camera tweaks, June security patch

Huawei P20 Pro updated with camera tweaks, June security patch

It seems that the P20 Pro is a major success for Huawei in the Western European markets, but not so much in the United States where the Chinese handset maker probably has a one... Read more ...

IBM's Project Debater is an AI that's ready to argue

IBM's Project Debater is an AI that's ready to argue

A large group of journalists and IBM employees sit quietly while a black monolith (yes, like the one found in 2001: A Space Odyssey) with a display shows three animated blue... Read more ...

Yamaha YAS-108 sound bar is ultra-slim with 3D sound

Yamaha YAS-108 sound bar is ultra-slim with 3D sound

Yamaha has announced its new YAS-108 sound bar, a low-profile audio offering designed to blend seamlessly with a home entertainment setup. The company calls the YAS-108 a... Read more ...

Elon Musk said a Tesla employee engaged in sabotage against the company: Report

Elon Musk said a Tesla employee engaged in sabotage against the company: Report

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said a Tesla employee has engaged in sabotage against the company, CNBC reports . Musk reportedly said the employee had changed parts of the company's... Read more ...