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Uh oh: Blockchain may not be as secure as we thought

Blockchain has the potential to transform our world. Experts insist the technology is “bigger than the internet,” but we may want to take a beat …

Bitcoin Is Falling Out of Favor on the Dark Web

Steep transaction fees and wild price fluctuations have made the cryptocurrency harder to use in the illicit markets that originally made it famous.<p>Of all of bitcoin’s uses—as a currency, a payment system, an investment, a commodity, a technology, a remittance network, a market hedge—perhaps its …

Bitcoin

Brainstorm Health: Amazon's Health Care Announcement, Pfizer Tax Gain, Telehealth and Medicare

Good morning, readers! This is Sy.<p>The big health care news of the day is that Amazon, the ubiquitous tech giant, is teaming up with J.P. Morgan Chase …

Medical Robotics

Robotics has the power to completely reshape the landscape of healthcare both in its structure and its operation. Here, you find my own list about …

Robotics

These are 7 of the hottest startups that launched in 2017

But the problems faced by the founders, investors, and managers of companies such as Uber, Snap, and Blue Apron hasn't dissuaded other entrepreneurs from building new companies with the hope of disrupting existing industries or garnering a coveted billion-dollar unicorn valuation.<p>Among the rookies …

Artificial Intelligence | The Next Web

All stories in Artificial Intelligence<p>Robot takeover stalls in worst slump for AI funds on record<p>(Bloomberg) -- Chalk one up for the humans. Hedge funds that use artificial intelligence and machine ...<p>Dani Burger<p>We should be getting paid to use Facebook and Google<p>Technology companies are making …

How Blockchain, A.I. And Other Tech Trends Will Disrupt Healthcare In 2018

The increased use of artificial intelligence and machine learning is shifting the paradigm of medical research and treatment. These advanced technologies are providing researchers real-time access to every white paper and clinical case study conducted on a genetic disorder.<p>Being able to develop …

Artificial Intelligence

The Blockchain of Things: Why it is a major game changer for Internet of Things

From smart homes and cities to smarter retailing, manufacturing, healthcare and logistics, IoT devices are creating smarter ecosystems resulting in …

Blockchain

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Fitbit reports disappointing Q3 — AR helping to transform healthcare — Teladoc rides telehealth wave

<i>Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence.</i><p><i>Have feedback? We'd like to hear from you. Write me at:</i> <i>lbeaver@businessinsider.com</i> <i>.</i><p><b>FITBIT SHIPMENTS</b> …

Digital Health

The Doctor Is You: The Do-It-Yourself Medicine Of The Future

Right after he started at Butterfly iQ, the company’s chief medical officer, John Martin, felt a thickness in his throat. Since Butterfly iQ makes pocket-sized ultrasound devices that connect to an iPhone, Martin idly connected one and ran the small wand over his throat. He noticed a dark lump that …

5 Companies Using Big Data to Disrupt Healthcare

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Digital Health

Garvan Institute investigates the use of blockchain to control medical history data

Leading medical research group the Garvan Institute is investigating whether blockchain technology can be used to help citizens get more control over …

Digital Health

Blockchain: The New Technology of Trust? | Inc.com

Consumers are becoming more apprehensive and skeptical when conducting online transactions because of the various scams entangled with them.<p><b>Lowering the risk of identify theft</b><p>From identity theft and fraudulent transactions to online marketplaces not providing enough security to either party, both …

Blockchain

Dubai just got its first official cryptocurrency

The city's economy department partnered with one of its subsidiaries called Emcredit Limited and U.K.-based Object Tech Group, Ltd. to create emCash.<p>This new "encrypted digital currency" is a product of partnerships Dubai has cultivated through their Accelerators Initiative and brought under the …

What workplace skills will get you to the top in the age of AI?

<i>Likun Zhao | Consumer Business Group SA</i><p>People seem to be rather dichotomous in their thinking when it comes to predicting the specifics of an …

How you can detect hackers in your encrypted traffic

More than half of web traffic is now encrypted, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). That’s a big win for businesses and all of us, since it guards against eavesdropping and tampering with content as it moves from device to server and back again.<p>The move from http to https has …

Information Security

SimplyVital Health Is Using Blockchain To Revolutionize Healthcare

<b>Maybe the most comforting healthcare development of 2017.</b><p>It’s no secret that America has a complicated relationship with healthcare. And with all the uncertainty of 2017 looming large over 2018, it can feel like a subject you just want to avoid reading about altogether.<p>But one startup is out to …

Blockchain

Blockchain Innovation In Healthcare And Life Sciences

<b>“The blockchain is the most consequential technology since the internet. The internet is programmable information. The blockchain is programmable scarcity.” —</b> Balaji Srinivasan, CEO of 21.co<p>The internet is entering a second era that’s based on blockchain, this according to futurist Don Tapscotte. …

Vanuatu becomes the first country to accept bitcoin for citizenship

Earlier this week, Vanuatu became the first sovereign nation to accept bitcoins in return for granting citizenship through its DSP Citizenship …

Why telemedicine is here to stay

Like many of my colleagues in medical education, I am a part-time clinician. My time is split, spending less than half in my own clinical practice …

Health Care

The 10 most common telemedicine program objectives

In December 2016 and January 2017, Reach Health surveyed 436 healthcare experts to uncover their telemedicine program objectives as well as the …

The Adolescence of Telehealth

Telehealth has moved from a novelty to a mainstream access point. But questions remain about the limits of its reach and effectiveness, and, most …

Crowdsourcing

Healthcare struggles to overcome barriers to IoT adoption

Connected devices are steadily becoming a part of healthcare, with the industry seeing an 11 percent increase in Internet of Things (IoT) connections …

Internet of Things

Telemedicine 2.0: Doctors strive to phone it in - San Francisco Business Times

By Antoinette Siu <br>– Reporter, San Francisco Business Times<p>Oct 5, 2017, 10:37am PDT<p>Telemedicine is evolving beyond connecting doctors and patients …

Automated telemedicine is coming, for everyone

Erik Birkeneder Contributor<p>Erik Birkeneder is an intellectual property attorney at Nixon Peabody focused on digital health and medical device companies.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The healing power of AI<p>When people without health insurance experience suspicious symptoms, they often rely on an …

Is Telemedicine the Future of Healthcare? Understanding the Reporting Requirements for Telemedicine Services

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: National Quality Forum (NQF) issued two new reports this week that provide guidance to advance health information technology, with the</i> …

Bitcoin digital currency smashes all-time high of $6,500

Shrugging off fears of a possible price crash, the cryptocurrency has reached another record high. Despite climbing more than 500 percent in a year, …

The Move Towards Healthcare Blockchains

Earlier this year Google's British AI division DeepMind announced the launch of a blockchain like ledger for managing healthcare data. The aim is to automatically record every interaction with patient data in a secure manner. The nature of blockchain supports this, as every interaction with a piece …

How The Blockchain Could Usher In A Future Of Shared Mobility

Cars sit idle most of the time, but the decentralized ledger system might be the key to letting people safely and easily monetize their vehicles while they’re not using them.<p>Turo is a peer-to-peer car rental marketplace that currently lists about 150,000 vehicles. The way it works is simple. As a …