Paul Readwin

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Guys, why are we crying over an Apple ad about Frankenstein?

Who would’ve ever thought that a Frankenstein Christmas commercial would put us right in the feels?! Apple was the mastermind behind this holiday …

‘This will be a reality’: Canadian medical schools under pressure to decide on assisted dying teaching

TORONTO — With physician-assisted death soon to forever alter the face of medicine, Canada’s medical schools are under pressure to decide at what …

Medical School

Josh Hutcherson Joins James Franco in 'The Disaster Artist' (Exclusive)

Franco is directing and starring in the film, a making-of story about the infamously bad 2003 cult movie, 'The Room.'<p>Fresh off the release of the …

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Just a few of my favourite things. Beautiful old house, great mix of vintage and designer furniture, wonderful art, colour and books. Winner for …

A seven-step plan for aspiring thought leaders

Becoming a so-called 'thought leader' is all the rage; now, everybody wants to be a speaker, build an easy revenue stream, write a book and change the world. I do believe that everyone has a story worth sharing. Everyone has overcome insurmountable odds that give them the right to impact the lives …

8 successful headlines—and the psychology behind them

I recently dug into research about headlines to prepare for a webinar on the science of writing must-click headlines on social media.<p>I found plenty …

What it looks like when 2,000 angry people protest as holograms

Upset over a so-called "gag law" in Spain, activists in Madrid took to the streets—in hologram form.<p>Opponents of the Spanish Citizens Security Law, …

Scanadu’s New Pee Stick Puts The Medical Lab On Your Smartphone

Health tech startup Scanadu is working on the cutting-edge of a new type of medical technology that could one day put the hospital in the palm of our hands.<p>It just started shipping its first product Scout, a device that can detect your temperature, blood pressure and other biological phenomenon and …

Mobile biometrics devices and software revenue to hit $3.5b by 2024: Tractica

Tractica has published a new report titled “Biometrics for Mobile Devices”, which forecasts the worldwide mobile biometrics market will grow from …

Mobile

CliniCloud’s Smart Stethoscope And Thermometer Let Doctors Check Your Vitals From The Cloud

We are getting <i>that much closer</i> to building the doctor’s office of the future right within our homes today. Digital health diagnostic tools startup CliniCloud has launched a line of Bluetooth-connected stethoscopes and thermometers that enable consumers to check their own vitals and have a doctor …

Digital health accelerator StartUp Health adds six new companies to its portfolio

The New York City-based digital health startup accelerator StartUp Health has added six new companies, bringing its portfolio size to 90 companies.<p>Companies in the new class represent subsectors ranging from telemedicine and patient engagement to wellness, nutrition, and diagnostics.<p>The new StartUp …

With $1.2M In Funding, MightySignal Brings Some Technology To B2B Sales Teams

If you’re an enterprise SaaS salesperson, a new company called MightySignal wants to help you find better leads based on information they can find by crawling the web.<p>The company was founded by Jason Lew and Shane Wey who have been friends since sixth grade. Lew previously worked at Apple on the …

Taboola Gets $117M From Comcast, Other Strategics To Boost Its Content Recommendation Platform

Taboola — the recommendation platform that provides 200 billion content suggestions to 550 million users each month, and analytics to publishers and brands about what’s getting people clicking (and what is not) — is today announcing a huge funding round of $117 million on a valuation just shy of $1 …

Taboola

Cloudera acquires Xplain.io, a startup with software for analyzing database queries

Cloudera, one company selling a commercial distribution of the Hadoop open source software for storing and processing lots of different kinds of data, has just picked up some new talent and technology by way of the acquisition of startup Xplain.io.<p>Cloudera provides software for storing and …

Fieldwire Offers A Task-Management App For The Construction Industry

Even as other industries adopt technology to improve productivity and make them more efficient, there are some like construction that are still locked into old, mostly manual processes for project management. A startup called Fieldwire wants to change that, with a mobile-first collaboration …

3D printed 'Cool Brick' can cool an entire room using ancient air-cooling technique

Feb.2, 2015 | By Kira<p>Although the temperature has dropped below zero where I am currently writing and I can see snow falling just outside my window, …

The Sky’s the Limit for the 3D Printing of Solar Panels at Australia’s VICOSC

We have come a long way from marveling at the solar-powered calculator, to wondering when the heck innovators are going to give us solar-powered …

Clean Energy

Big-data-based food startup Hampton Creek raises $90M

Hampton Creek, a San Francisco startup that uses advanced data analysis to develop eco-conscious, egg-free food products, has raised a $90 million …

Why Health Care May Finally Be Ready for Big Data

There has been a lot of buzz about “big data” over the last few years. This is hardly surprising, given the sheer scale of the data sets that are being produced daily. A total of 2.5 quintillion terabytes of data were generated every day in 2012 alone, and it is estimated that as much data is now …

Developing a Health IT, Big Data Analytics Strategy for 2015

What goals should providers have in mind for 2015 as big data analytics, data governance, and population health management begin to build …

Coders Across Canada Come Together to Harness Big Data

Arguably, we are in a golden age of open data. But harnessing that information and more importantly making sense of it, is a problem.<p>Enter Citizens …

4 predictions on big data in healthcare for 2015

Big data expert Pam Baker says that big data's work in healthcare is just getting started—and predicts some significant progress in 2015.

What Does "Big Data" Mean? A Cynic's Guide

This is a handy and cynical guide to different definitions of Big Data. The one thing that everybody does agree on? It's a big opportunity for …

The Wall Street Journal & Breaking News, Business, Financial and Economic News, World News and Video

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Wall Street

Big data analytics startup adding healthcare channel

For healthcare reform to make the shift from the fee for service to outcomes based reimbursement that its architects envision, providers need to have …

Three Big Data Trends To Watch in 2015

All new technologies go through an adoption cycle that waxes and wanes along with the attendant hype. Some technologies never make it through the so …

Big Data - What The Heck Are Data Lakes?

You’ve probably heard of data warehousing, but now there’s a newer phrase doing the rounds, and it’s one you’re likely to hear more in the future if …

Apple-IBM Alliance Is Already Threatened By Startups

There is a good deal of hubris in the way IBM has been talking about its new relationship with Apple. The alliance will no doubt warrant a mention in today’s Apple earnings call, which is expected to show strong results for the device to services giant. But this partnership looks vulnerable from …

IBM+Apple Agreement More About Development than Supply Chain

With the advent of bring-your-own-device (BYOD), enterprises have adopted Apple products, sometimes reluctantly, in quantities never seen before. Much of this adoption has come primarily in the form of iPhones and iPads. The exposure of many enterprise applications to the web have also made the …