Allotted: A secret patch, a $31 million pay package, and Amazon’s ambitions in a $300 billion healthcare-know-how market

Mikhail Zavid

Welcome to Dispensed: A weekly dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello! Welcome to Dispensed, your weekly dose of the biotech, pharma, and healthcare stories that kept Business Insider’s healthcare team busy this week. I just got back from Seattle — stay tuned next week for some stories gathered from my…

Airstream’s Nest is a at ease, futuristic trailer

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But after decades of shimmering tubes, Airstream is changing things up with its latest offering, the fiberglass encased Nest. Starting at $45,900, the 16-foot, seven-inch rolling home breaks the mold and goes for a minimalist design. The two-tone gray and white Nest might not look like the rest of the Airstream lineup, but inside, it’s…

5 Ways Charitable Giving Is Likely to Switch in 2019

Mikhail Zavid

Humanitarian crises, natural disasters, disease outbreaks — the needs today as pressing as ever, but the way we give is evolving. Thanks to tax law and technology, along with changing consciousness and shifting social mores, philanthropy experts say there are notable shifts afoot in where, when and how Americans open their wallets to charitable causes.…

The Simplest Wi-fi Headphones You Can Procure Correct Now

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Admit it: you need to get some wireless headphones. With the technology getting so good and with headphone jacks disappearing, it just makes sense to invest in a future without wires if like listening to music or watching videos or just making the outside world less loud. How you use your headphones ought to inform…

Bots Distorted the 2016 Election. Will the Midterms Be a Sequel?

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Tiffany Olson Kleemann Contributor Tiffany Olson Kleemann is the chief executive officer of Distil Networks. She formerly served in executive roles at Symantec and FireEye and was deputy chief of staff for cybersecurity operations under President George W. Bush. The fact that Russian-linked bots penetrated social media to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election has…

Recapping the TechCrunch China Shenzhen 2018 event

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This year we returned to Shenzhen, the Chinese city known as the world’s “Silicon Valley for hardware,” for an event that was packed full of future-looking discussions, innovative startups, experienced founders, VCs and more. We love Shenzhen. Sure, Beijing has Zhongguancun and Shanghai has its international and diverse entrepreneurial community. But Shenzhen has a certain…

Fresh Snapdragon 855 chip also can present Galaxy S10 portrait movies and double the photos – CNET

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If the expected Galaxy S10 has superfast 5G connectivity and an in-screen fingerprint reader, you can thank Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855 processor. Qualcomm is the world’s largest supplier of chipsets for mobile phones, and its latest will drive major Android devices in 2019, likely including flagship handsets from Samsung, Google and LG.At Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Technology…

What Is a Bot?

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Our in-house Know-It-Alls answer questions about your interactions with technology.Q: What is a bot?A: It’s a sunny day outside, but you wouldn’t know it. You’ve been staring at the modern hellscape known as Twitter for hours now, refreshing feed after feed. Your eyes are glazed over but you keep going; you’re too deep into Politics…

The video games which are lawful for your kids

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Technology can become a battleground at home. YouTube may house endless nursery rhymes and clips of Peppa Pig but it’s also blighted by disturbing content disguised as kid-friendly. On mobile game storefronts, “free” games aimed at children are often laden with artificial barriers, advertisements and optional purchases designed to keep kids logging in every day…

Printed It: Parametric Hex Key Holder

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Desktop 3D printing is an incredible technology to be sure, but it’s not a cure-all. If you’re interested in making something in large numbers, or if production speed is a concern, 3D printing probably isn’t what you’re looking for. But on the flip side, if you want to make a few highly specialized or customized…

Abilities shapes insurance protection companies’ response to wildfires

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Home Earth Environment November 22, 2018 November 22, 2018 by Pat Eaton-Robb In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 photo, Joe Balog, a workforce management director at Travelers, examines weather, social media and other data from recent natural disasters inside the company’s catastrophe response command center in Windsor, Conn. The company uses the data to determine…

Healthcare is Booming Hand-in-Hand With the Technology Trade

Mikhail Zavid

There isn’t a single sector that has not been revolutionized by Technology in the past decade. Everyday conversation, commute and companionships have changed. Nevertheless, the Healthcare industry has come a long way than any other industry could have imagined. To say that technology has transformed the healthcare industry would be an understatement in many levels.…

Qualcomm publicizes the Snapdragon 8cx, an ‘vulgar’ processor for Home windows laptops

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The “X” stands for “extreme.” That’s what Qualcomm’s marketing department wants you to think about the new eight-core Snapdragon 8cx. It’s a brand-new processor for always-connected Windows laptops and 2-in-1 convertible PCs, and from Qualcomm’s perspective, it might seem a little extreme. Physically, it’s the largest processor the company has ever made, with the most…

What is graphene?

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BONNINSTUDIO / ShutterstockBONNINSTUDIO / Shutterstock It’s always risky to make broad assertions about history, but one of the few things that seems to hold true is that technological advances drive the course of civilization. Bronze and iron were so crucial to the spread of ancient societies that they have entire epochs named after them. With…

2018 is the 300 and sixty five days AI acquired its eyes

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In many ways, AI and machine learning are already becoming apparent in our day-to-day lives, especially in commerce. Specifically, retailers are turning to facial recognition systems to help them better target, market and sell their products to an increasingly harried and distracted shopping public.”I see the recent advances such as deep learning technology for vision…

Peaceful and Easy Ion Engine Powers a Plane with No Transferring Components

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Behind a thin white veil separating his makeshift lab from joggers at a Massachusetts Institute of Technology indoor track, aerospace engineer Steven Barrett recently test-flew the first-ever airplane powered with ionic wind thrusters—electric engines that generate momentum by creating and firing off charged particles. Using this principle to fly an aircraft has long been, according…

The Market Is Shy. The Economy Is Sturdy. How Will the Fed React?

Mikhail Zavid

ImageThe Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday at its final meeting of 2018 but could signal a slowdown for next year.CreditCreditBrendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The challenge confronting the Federal Reserve as it meets this week is a tale of two economies. Wall Street investors are behaving as if…

Your total reasons The USA needs an anti-oil international policy. It’s miles not ethical about native climate.

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Sean Burns, Opinion contributor Published 3:15 a.m. ET Nov. 29, 2018 | Updated 9:34 a.m. ET Nov. 29, 2018We have the power to cripple the oil states and build US technological superiority. A dramatic shift to renewables will help us, not other countries.Near Palm Springs, California, on April 22, 3016.(Photo: David McNew/AFP/Getty images)As a new U.S.…

These Engaging AI Bots Discovered to Costume Themselves—Awkwardly

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GIF: Alexander Clegg/GIT/GizmodoThe ability to put our clothes on each day is something most of us take for granted, but as computer scientists from Georgia Institute of Technology recently found out, it’s a surprisingly complicated task—even for artificial intelligence. As any toddler will gladly tell you, it’s not easy to dress oneself. It requires patience,…

Three Ways Digital Adoption Can Form You a Better Industry Leader

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Technology There cannot be digital transformation without leaders who have mastered the ins and outs of digital adoption. Image credit: gorodenkoff | Getty Images November 26, 2018 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Digital transformation has been a buzzword in recent years. Many cite it as a pathway to the future…

Companies tracking mutations in cancer cells can present a key to unlocking higher therapies

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Investors and entrepreneurs are beginning to bring new diagnostic tools to market that promise better results for cancer patients through the identification of mutations in cancer cells that can create more targeted therapies. Earlier this month, research using technology developed by the startup Mission Bio helped identify cellular mutations in acute myeloid leukemia cancer cells that could…

No, You Don’t Primarily See Fancy That

Mikhail Zavid

A guide to the new reality-melting technology in your phone’s camera Alexis C. Madrigal Dec 18, 2018 A screenshot from an Unbox Therapy video showing selfies taken under identical lighting conditions with different generations of Apple phonesLewis Hilsenteger When a prominent YouTuber named Lewis Hilsenteger (aka “Unbox Therapy”) was testing out this fall’s new iPhone…

The Dialog: That Christmas When the Trumps Noticed Purple

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The conversationAnger can be power. But maybe it shouldn’t be. ImageTrees made from red berries line the East Colonnade during the 2018 Christmas Press Preview at the White House on Nov. 26, 2018.CreditCreditLeah Millis/ReutersBret Stephens: Gail, I was all set for us to converse about Michael Cohen and the Russians. And then the death of…

10 Ideal Uses of Digital Reality

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Virtual Reality (VR) holds a huge potential to transform how people and businesses interact with each other as well as the surroundings. Previously VR was generally associated only with the gaming industry. Now it’s on fire with new opportunities for use. Although this innovative technology has been traditionally associated with the gaming industry, it is…

Safari Exams ‘No longer Earn’ Warning For Unencrypted Web sites

Mikhail Zavid

binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe offtopicflamebaittrollredundantoverrated insightfulinterestinginformativefunnyunderrated descriptive typodupeerror This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted. Do we really need SSL on everything?The reality is that you need SSL just to prevent content from being transparently altered en-route; it is not only for secret content, but just for knowing what the content actually was!Sad,…

Solar Industry’s Future Lies in Lightweight Abilities

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Now that solar energy is competitive with fossil fuels for making low-cost electricity, has it peaked in the United States? Nope. We’re probably still looking at only the beginning. The options for developing new solar businesses are substantial, according to a road map for technology-prone U.S. companies released by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).…

7 issues to imagine dispute

Mikhail Zavid

More posts by this contributor The next few years will see voice automation take over many aspects of our lives. Although voice won’t change everything, it will be part of a movement that heralds a new way to think about our relationship with devices, screens, our data and interactions. We will become more task-specific and…

5 questions for: Melissa Kramer of Live UTI Free

Mikhail Zavid

While the notion of healthcare technology may be in the spotlight with AI, blockchain and all that, the coalface of care requires building an understanding of patient needs and responding in an appropriate way. Today, in many cases, even some of the most common conditions are subject to a dearth of information, or worse, misinformation…

Meet the AI-Chatbot Bandwagon Which Displays no Label of Slowing Down

Mikhail Zavid

Anybody walking on the street can identify how technology is changing at a whiplash-inducing pace. But do you know what the worst part is? Which of these technologies specifically are about to hit big. AI, machine learning, augmented reality, chatbots, have not just grabbed headlines  — but are successfully infiltrating every aspect of our world.…

Abacus has attracted $2 million from YC, Justin Kan, and Coinbase to back startups and patrons organize tokenized liquidity programs

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For the crypto market to become attractive to institutional investors, companies and their investors need to ensure that tokenized securities — digital assets subject to federal security regulations — can be as easily tracked and traded and exchanged as traditional stock shares. Abacus, a young company that passed through Y Combinator this past summer, thinks…

We Need Tutorial Conferences About Robots, Esteem, and Sex

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Moralizing and giggling about the topic today won’t stop the technology from changing society tomorrow. sarah5/iStock/Getty Images Plus Why Queen Elizabeth Wore Such Wild Makeup—and How It May Have Led to Her Decline The Weirdest Part of This New Meat Allergy Is That We Know What’s Causing It Congressman Says a “WallCoin” Could Fund Trump’s…

UK Now Has Programs To Fight Drones

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binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe offtopicflamebaittrollredundantoverrated insightfulinterestinginformativefunnyunderrated descriptive typodupeerror 105293752 story UK Now Has Systems To Combat Drones (bbc.com) 128 Posted by msmash on Tuesday December 25, 2018 @11:02AM from the once-bitten-twice-shy dept. Detection systems are now able to be deployed throughout the UK to combat the threat of drones, ministers say. It follows three days of disruption…

Interview: How High-Tech Glasses Price North Builds Futuristic Retail Experiences For Optimal Suits

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The Canadian technology brand is creating a new way to experience smart glasses, with high-touch retail locations in Brooklyn and Toronto that enable personalized fit and function The development and adoption of wearable technology has had an interesting trajectory. While wearables and fitness tracking technology took off, accessories like Google’s Glass and Snap’s Spectacles failed…

The Robots Hold Descended on Trump Nation

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They are leaving many ‘casualties of history’ in their wake.By Thomas B. EdsallMr. Edsall contributes a weekly column from Washington, D.C. on politics, demographics and inequality.Dec. 13, 2018ImageA man and a robot working together, but for how much longer?CreditCreditTy Wright/BloombergThe growing use of work robots and the deployment of artificial intelligence have been most disruptive…

Abilities After the Colossal War

Mikhail Zavid

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, which brought the Great War to an end. The Great War, of course, would later come to be known as the First World War because an even greater war would follow within twenty years. Although it has been eclipsed in the public imagination by the Second World…

Is Juul the Easiest Pod Vape or What?

Mikhail Zavid

Vaping is a popular activity, one that has a real a 21st-century twist to it. The technology behind vaping is relatively new. The consequences of doing it are mysterious and potentially very dangerous. And yet, vaping seems better than what people in the 20th century did to their bodies—namely smoking cigarettes. If you’re doing that…

Russia’s ideal financial institution right launched a state-of-the-art coding faculty to ease dependence on Western tech

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By Daria Solovieva6 minute ReadThe biggest bank in Russia, which has been under U.S. sanctions since 2014, just launched a state-of-the-art coding school in Moscow that aims to train thousands of world-class software engineers in the arts of cybersecurity, gaming, and the latest AI technology for years to come.School 21, which operates under the umbrella…

Incapacity: A Clearer Message on Cochlear Implants

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DisabilityPortrayals of this technology as a “miracle” for deaf people overlook its potential downsides and challenges. By Sara NovicMs. Novic is a deaf writer and teacher who uses American Sign Language and English. Nov. 21, 2018ImageI.S.D.B. is spelled out in sign language underneath some of the conference schools at the Idaho School for the Deaf…

From VR training to cheap larger training, this company is devoted to empowering employees

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Sarah Kane, for Walmart Published 12:16 p.m. ET Nov. 16, 2018 | Updated 3:05 p.m. ET Nov. 19, 2018Investing in people through technology, education initiatives and moreWalmart supports its associates through education, training and personal growth.(Photo: Walmart)Having programs and initiatives in place to empower employees isn’t a new concept — but while plenty of companies…

The long history of contributors caring about tech’s sick outcomes

Mikhail Zavid

By Gemma Almond4 minute ReadFrom concerns over blue light to digital strain and dryness, headlines today often worry how smartphones and computer screens might be affecting the health of our eyes. But while the technology may be new, this concern certainly isn’t. Since Victorian times people have been concerned about how new innovations might damage…

The Chinese digital economy can’t be slowed down. Right here’s a sight at how and why.

Mikhail Zavid

Anyone who regularly reads business news will recognize the Chinese companies consistently making headlines: Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, and Xiaomi. These companies have established a major role in the global economy. Today, they dominate everything from e-commerce to the Chinese entertainment industry. One of the reasons these organizations have become digital titans of industry is China’s…

With this day’s IPO sinking, a yr of highs and lows for SoftBank

Mikhail Zavid

If there was a word that dominated startup and tech news coverage this year, it was SoftBank. The Japanese telecom conglomerate’s Vision Fund pushed out a prodigious amount of capital this year — quite literally billions of dollars — into companies as diverse as a molecular manufacturer (Zymergen) and a robotic pizza delivery business (Zume Pizza).…

Researchers produce cell-sucking skills

Mikhail Zavid

Home Chemistry Analytical Chemistry December 18, 2018 December 18, 2018, Japan Science and Technology Agency Dots in the “Histogram Feature Quantities” correspond to each cell. Select and click the dots on the histogram to decide the cells for sucking. T based on the preset feature quantities range and area. Credit: Yokogawa Electric Corporation Single-cell mass…

A free 48-phase React path created by V College

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This is a link import React from ‘react’ import ReactDOM from ‘react-dom’ function App() { return ( Hello world! ) } ReactDOM.render(, document.getElementById(‘root’)) import React from “react” function ContactCard(props) { console.log(props) return ( {props.contact.name} Phone: {props.contact.phone} Email: {props.contact.email} ) } import React from “react” function Joke(props) { return ( Quest Answ ) } export default…

How Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 will develop 2019 Android telephones hover – CNET

Mikhail Zavid

If the expected Galaxy S10 has superfast 5G connectivity and an in-screen fingerprint reader, you can thank Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855 processor. Qualcomm is the world’s largest supplier of chipsets for mobile phones, and its latest will drive major Android devices in 2019, likely including flagship handsets from Samsung, Google and LG.At Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Technology…

Skip unveils scooters with cameras and locks

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Under the guidance of Shalin Mantri, a former product lead at Uber for its advanced technologies group, Skip is gearing up to make its scooters smarter and improve its unit economics. “When I think about opportunities to figure out our unit economics,” Mantri, who joined Skip from Uber in November, told TechCrunch, “it’s no secret…

Legal professionals for Detained Huawei Exec Reveal She Might well well additionally no longer Hover as Bail Resolution Hangs within the Balance

Mikhail Zavid

Chinese newspapers on sale in Beijing decrying the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.Photo: Andy Wong (AP)Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei (and daughter of its founder, Ren Zhengfei) detained by Canadian authorities for extradition to the U.S. this month on allegations she lied to financial institutions as part of…

Can being attentive to bees repeat us why they are in decline?

Mikhail Zavid

Image copyright World Bee Project Image caption There are 20,000 species of bee, but many are under threat around the world Can artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning help save the world’s bees? That’s the hope of scientists who are scrambling to reverse the dramatic declines in bee populations.Bees are in trouble, but we’re not…

Tween reports: 90s cell phone v smartphone

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How will the venerable Nokia fare against the Verve IMO S2? Composite: Getty Images/Louisa Parry As the new millennium dawned on January 1, 2000, I remember the novelty of using a mobile to exchange greetings with family. My Nokia 3210, unveiled the previous year, was state of the art. Competitively priced, lightweight (we thought) ……

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