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China’s Infervision is helping 280 hospitals worldwide detect cancers from images – TechCrunch

China’s Infervision is helping 280 hospitals worldwide detect cancers from images – TechCrunch Until recently, humans have relied on the trained eyes of doctors to diagnose diseases from medical images. Beijing-based Infervision is among a handful of artificial intelligence startups around the world racing to improve medical imaging analysis through deep …

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Amazon’s newest service uses machine learning to extract medical data from patient records – TechCrunch

Amazon’s newest service uses machine learning to extract medical data from patient records – TechCrunch Amazon has launched a new service that uses machine learning to extract key data from patient records and can potentially help healthcare providers and researchers save money, make treatment decisions, and manage clinical trials. The …

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Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future – TechCrunch

Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future – TechCrunch William (“Whurley”) Hurley Contributor William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age. He is currently chairing the …

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UN warns over human rights impact of a “digital welfare state” – TechCrunch

UN warns over human rights impact of a “digital welfare state” – TechCrunch The UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights has raised concerns about the UK’s rush to apply digital technologies and data tools to socially re-engineer the delivery of public services at scale, warning in a …

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Data stolen from HealthCare.gov includes partial SSNs and immigration status

Data stolen from HealthCare.gov includes partial SSNs and immigration status Around 75,000 users have had their user data stolen from government site healthcare.gov, including information on their immigration status, whether they were pregnant, and partial social security numbers. The post Data stolen from HealthCare.gov includes partial SSNs and immigration status …

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Hackers stole income, immigration and tax data in Healthcare.gov breach, government confirms – TechCrunch

Hackers stole income, immigration and tax data in Healthcare.gov breach, government confirms – TechCrunch Hackers siphoned off thousands of Healthcare.gov applications by breaking into the accounts of brokers and agents tasked with helping customers sign up for healthcare plans. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said in a …

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A pair of new Bluetooth security flaws expose wireless access points to attack – TechCrunch

A pair of new Bluetooth security flaws expose wireless access points to attack – TechCrunch Security researchers have found two severe vulnerabilities affecting several popular wireless access points, which — if exploited — could allow an attacker to compromise enterprise networks. The two bugs are found in Bluetooth Low Energy …

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New plans aim to deploy the first U.S. quantum network from Boston to Washington DC – TechCrunch

New plans aim to deploy the first U.S. quantum network from Boston to Washington DC – TechCrunch About 800 kilometers of unused fiber optic cable running down the U.S. eastern seaboard is set to become the first stateside quantum network. The aim is to get the quantum network up and …

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UK health minister sets out tech-first vision for future care provision – TechCrunch

UK health minister sets out tech-first vision for future care provision – TechCrunch The UK’s still fairly new in post minister for health, Matt Hancock, quickly made technology one of his stated priorities. And today he’s put more meat on the bones of his thinking, setting out a vision for …

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