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How Tech Is Revitalizing the Medical Product Approval Process

Blockchain, AI, cloud computing, and remote health-monitoring devices can drive adoption of decentralized clinical trials .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold;.....»»

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PPRO nabs $180M at a $1B+ valuation to bring together the fragmented world of payments

The pandemic has hastened a shift of most commerce becoming e-commerce in the last year, and that has brought a new focus on startups that are helping to enable that process. In the latest development, PPRO, a London-based startup that has built a pl.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopJan 19th, 2021Related News

India asks WhatsApp to withdraw new privacy policy over ‘grave concerns’

India has asked WhatsApp to withdraw the planned change to its privacy policy, posing a new headache to Facebook-owned service that identifies the South Asian nation as its biggest market by users. In an email to WhatsApp head Will Cathcart, the nati.....»»

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Calling Athens VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC

Calling Athens VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC.....»»

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Salesforce leads $15M investment in Indian HR tech platform Darwinbox

Darwinbox, which operates a cloud-based human resource management platform, has raised $15 million in a new financing round as the Indian startup looks to further expand in the country and Southeast Asian markets. The new round — a Series C .....»»

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Singapore-based Volopay raises $2.1 million seed round to build a “financial control center” for businesses

Volopay, a Singapore-based startup building a “financial control center” for businesses, announced today it has raised $2.1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen, and included participation from Som.....»»

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The Station: CES trends and Uber plots another spinoff

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi friends and new readers, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all.....»»

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Calling Bucharest VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC

Calling Bucharest VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC.....»»

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It may not be as glamorous as D2C, but beauty tech is big money

Shifting consumer demands within beauty and retail are creating rich opportunities for U.S.-based beauty/consumer tech SaaS companies. Sindhya Valloppillil Contributor Share on Twitter.....»»

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Superintelligent AI May Be Impossible to Control; That"s the Good News

Postcard from the 23rd century: Not even possible to know if an AI is superintelligent, much less stop it It may be theoretically impossible for humans to control a superintelligent AI, a new study finds. Worse still, the research also quashes&.....»»

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World migration down 30 percent due to pandemic: UN

The coronavirus pandemic has slowed global migration by nearly 30 percent, with around two million fewer people than predicted migrating between 2019 and 2020, according to a UN report released on Friday......»»

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Out-of-control Australian bushfire threatens Perth homes

Australian firefighters said they expect to battle an out-of-control bushfire well into the night on Saturday, as the blaze threatens lives and homes in the west coast city of Perth......»»

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Video Friday: Teleport Yourself Into This Robot Using VR

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months;.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopJan 15th, 2021Related News

Wearables Provide Speedy COVID Screening

Using edge AI and wearable biosensors, an app detects COVID within two minutes—even in asymptomatic patients. There’s a new player in the effort to quickly and effectively screen populations for COVID-19: This week, a Princeton spin-off com.....»»

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Star Wars Battlefront II"s Celebration Edition is free on the Epic Games Store

We don't know what sort of deal Epic had to strike with EA to convince the publisher to give away one of its more popular Star Wars games for free, but we certainly won't be complaining. The Celebration Edition would normally run you a whopping $40,.....»»

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Xiaomi designated a "Communist Chinese military company" by U.S. government

As noted by Reuters, a 1999 law requires the Defense Department to compile a catalog of companies owned or controlled by the People's Liberation Army. The Pentagon has added 35 companies so far, including chipmaker SMIC......»»

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Samsung"s $30 Galaxy SmartTag tracker works like Tile"s but only with Galaxy phones

Samsung threw its hat in the ring on Thursday to challenge Tile with its object tracking solution, the Galaxy SmartTag. The fob easily attaches to a set of keys or stashes away in a backpack pocket to help users locate their belongings if they lose t.....»»

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Man offers local government $71 million to help him find drive containing 7,500 Bitcoin

Howells, 35, mined 7,500 Bitcoin back in 2009 when they were worth almost nothing. He gave up his mining endeavours after his girlfriend became sick of the noise, selling his equipment but holding on to the hard drive containing his private keys......»»

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HP Envy x360 Review: Ryzen powered 2-in-1

The HP Envy x360 is an affordable and versatile all-rounder that looks superb, has solid build quality and smooth movement, and it's barely heavier or thicker than more expensive and conventional laptops......»»

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Nvidia could create new cryptomining-specific graphics cards

Fears that RTX 3000 shortages are set to become even worse arrived a few weeks ago when Bitcoin hit $40,000. Compounding the problems is the 25 percent tax on graphics cards imported from China—mobos and GPUs had been granted exemption from import.....»»

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