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Femtech hardware startup Elvie inks strategic partnership with UK’s NHS – TechCrunch

Femtech hardware startup Elvie inks strategic partnership with UK’s NHS – TechCrunch Elvie, a femtech hardware startup whose first product is a sleek smart pelvic floor exerciser, has inked a strategic partnership with the UK’s National Health Service that will make the device available nationwide through the country’s free-at-the-point-of-use healthcare service …

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Biotech Giant Plans to Securely Share Genetic Data on a Blockchain

Biotech Giant Plans to Securely Share Genetic Data on a Blockchain A publicly traded biotech giant based in South Korea is turning to blockchain to allow it to share genetic data without risk of hacking or infringement of patients’ privacy. Macrogen, a DNA sequencing service provider with headquarters in Seoul, …

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Square now lets developers use its Reader to build custom checkout experiences – TechCrunch

Square now lets developers use its Reader to build custom checkout experiences – TechCrunch Square, the company you know from your favorite coffee shop’s checkout counter, is opening up its Reader hardware to developers. Using the new Square Reader SDK, developer swill be able to build their own custom checkout …

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Mount Sinai Hospital to Explore Blockchain Applications

Mount Sinai Hospital to Explore Blockchain Applications The New York-based medical school founded by Mount Sinai Hospital has launched a new research center focused on blockchain applications in healthcare. On Tuesday, The Icahn School of Medicine said the Center for Biomedical Blockchain Research would be created inside the school’s Institute …

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A Solution to China’s Pharma Woes Might Be a Blockchain Away

A Solution to China’s Pharma Woes Might Be a Blockchain Away A still-evolving vaccine scandal in China prompted a range of social media discussions in the past week around how blockchain could have prevented such a situation – or how it might be used to stop it in the future. …

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The quantum meltdown of encryption – TechCrunch

The quantum meltdown of encryption – TechCrunch Shlomi Dolev is the Chair Professor and founder of the Computer Science department of Ben-Guiron University of the Negev. He is the author of Self-Stabilization. Shlomi also is a cybersecurity entrepreneur and the co-founder and chief scientist of Secret Double Octopus. The world …

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Healthcare data breach in Singapore affected 1.5M patients, targeted the prime minister – TechCrunch

Healthcare data breach in Singapore affected 1.5M patients, targeted the prime minister – TechCrunch In what’s believed to be the biggest data breach in Singapore’s history, 1.5 million members of the country’s largest healthcare group have had their personal data compromised. The breach affected SingHealth, Singapore’s biggest network of healthcare …

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Sweden’s Engaging Care raises $800,000 for its digital healthcare SaaS – TechCrunch

Sweden’s Engaging Care raises $800,000 for its digital healthcare SaaS – TechCrunch Engaging Care, a Swedish heathtech startup co-founded by Charlotta Tönsgård, who was previously CEO of online doctor app Min Doktor before being asked to step down, has raised $800,000 in “pre-seed” funding to continue building out its digital …

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