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techcrunch.com - Alexandra Ames - Tune in today to watch Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals
Tune in today to watch Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals
TechCrunch

It's not too late to enjoy an epic pitch-off of global proportion. The Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals start today, July 22 at 9:00 am (PT). Register here for free, get instant access and tune in to see seven phenomenal startups —…

techcrunch.com - Brian Heater - Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to make industrial robots more capable
Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to make industrial robots more capable
TechCrunch

Alphabet's public-facing history with robotics has, thus far, been a spotty one. Most notably, Google X's big acquisition push culminated in its selling Boston Dynamics to Softbank (who eventually flipped it to Hyundai). Alphabet/Google's…

siliconrepublic.com - silicon - How indoor location technology can help the healthcare sector
How indoor location technology can help the healthcare sector
Silicon Republic

Niki Trigoni discusses how Navenio has helped hospitals during the pandemic and shares her thoughts on digital transformation. Niki Trigoni is a professor of computer science at the University of Oxford where she leads the Cyber Physical Systems…

cnbc.com - Elliot Smith - The global IPO market had its strongest second quarter in 20 years, report says
The global IPO market had its strongest second quarter in 20 years, report says
CNBC

Throughout the first half of 2021, there were 1,070 IPOs raising a total of $222 billion in proceeds, respective annual increases of 150% and 215%. The EMEIA (Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa) region was the fastest-growing in terms of IPO…

forbes.com - Leah Rosenbaum - InnovationRx: Aduhelm Questions; Plus, Covid Life Expectancy
InnovationRx: Aduhelm Questions; Plus, Covid Life Expectancy
Forbes

InnovationRx is your weekly digest of healthcare news. To get it in your inbox, subscribe here. Many people in the scientific community are still reeling over the FDA's recent decision to approve Aduhelm, a controversial Alzheimer's drug created by…

zdnet.com - Jonathan Greig - 740 ransomware victims named on data leak sites in Q2 2021: report
740 ransomware victims named on data leak sites in Q2 2021: report
ZDNet

More than 700 organizations were attacked with ransomware and had their data posted to data leak sites in Q2 of 2021, according to a new research report from cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows. Out of the almost 2,600 victims listed on ransomware…

reuters.com - Mike Dolan - Column: Dominance of mega firms may undermine monetary policy
Column: Dominance of mega firms may undermine monetary policy
Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - If central banks' policies of zero interest rates and trillions of dollars of bond buying struggled to lift growth and inflation for over a decade, tighter monetary policy may be equally inefficient in reining them in. At least…

bostonglobe.com - Baker pushing ahead with plans to redo downtown's Hurley Building
Baker pushing ahead with plans to redo downtown's Hurley Building
BostonGlobe.com

The Baker administration on Thursday said it is advancing plans to redevelop the Charles F. Hurley Building, a nearly 350,000-square-foot state office complex on the corner of Cambridge and Staniford streets, in the heart of downtown Boston.

prnewswire.com - Technavio - Global Companion Animal Specialty Drugs Market Growth Analysis in Pharmaceuticals Industry | Discover Company Insights in Technavio
Global Companion Animal Specialty Drugs Market Growth Analysis in Pharmaceuticals Industry | Discover Company Insights in Technavio
PR Newswire

The companion animal specialty drugs market share growth by the vaccines segment has been significant. The US is a key market for companion animal specialty drugs in North America. 39% of the market's growth will originate from North America during…

prnewswire.com - Technavio - Contact Lenses Market growth in Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods Industry | Emerging Trends, Company Risk, and Key Executives | Technavio
Contact Lenses Market growth in Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods Industry | Emerging Trends, Company Risk, and Key Executives | Technavio
PR Newswire

Technavio offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario and the overall market environment. Download a Free Sample Report The rising adoption of daily disposable contact lenses will offer immense growth opportunities.

newsweek.com - Merika Coleman - Public-private partnerships lead the way on ending health care disparities | Opinion
Public-private partnerships lead the way on ending health care disparities | Opinion
Newsweek

For more than a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged communities across the nation. Vaccination levels are now on the rise in the U.S., which is much-welcome news giving hope to countless people across the country who eagerly await the end of…

cnbc.com - Pia Singh - Quest Diagnostics seeing a rise in Covid tests as delta variant spreads, CEO says
Quest Diagnostics seeing a rise in Covid tests as delta variant spreads, CEO says
CNBC

Quest Diagnostics CEO Steve Rusckowski told CNBC on Thursday the company is seeing an increase in Covid-19 tests as the more contagious delta variant spreads across the country. 'We actually have around 300,000 test capacity per day. That was zero…

technologyreview.com - Chris Stokel-Walker - Is the UK's pingdemic good or bad? Yes.
Is the UK's pingdemic good or bad? Yes.
MIT Technology Review

But that's exactly how it's supposed to work, says Imogen Parker, policy director for the Ada Lovelace Institute, which studies AI and data policies. In fact, even with so many notifications being sent, there are still many infections that the…

wsj.com - Catherine Stupp - Companies Face Growing Legal Risks Over Ransomware Data Leaks
Companies Face Growing Legal Risks Over Ransomware Data Leaks
Wall Street Journal

A cancer patient in Ireland is suing a hospital in Cork after his data was exposed online following a ransomware attack on the country's healthcare system. The suit reflects the legal and financial risks for organizations hit in such cyberattacks.

travelpulse.com - Amadeus Integrates IBM's COVID-19 Digital Health Pass Into Verification Technology
Amadeus Integrates IBM's COVID-19 Digital Health Pass Into Verification Technology
TravelPulse

Amadeus, one of the world's top 10 travel technology companies, today announced that it's partnering with IBM to help the travel sector meet one of its biggest challenges of the post-pandemic era—verifying travelers' COVID-19 health…

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