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Google Health Exec Defends Controversial Partnership With Ascension: ‘We’re Super Proud Of It’

David Feinberg at the StartUp Health Festival in 2017. (Photo by Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for … [+] GETTY David Feinberg, head of Google Health, defended the company’s partnership with large Catholic hospital system Ascension Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco. The partnership, nicknamed “Project Nightingale,” recently came under criticism after news outlets revealed  the partnership enabled Google to access confidential patient data. “Despite ... Read More »

People with terminal illness badly need mental health support. My wife was one

Our oncology team were amazing: they left no stone unturned. But her mental health problems remained untreated.’ Photograph: View Pictures/UIG via Getty Images My wife died a few months ago from cancer after battling it bravely for almost three years. The physical symptoms were so tough: pain, nausea, loss of mobility, and others too distressing to talk about here. But ... Read More »

Home First Finance plans to raise Rs 1,500 crore, files IPO papers with SEBI

Home First Finance Company (HFFC) on November 29 filed a draft red herring prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for its proposed initial public offering (IPO). The housing finance company is expected to raise Rs 1,500 crore through the public issue. The IPO comprises a fresh issue of Rs 400 crore and Rs 1,100-crore offer for ... Read More »

OnePlus 7T Pro with 5G is coming to T-Mobile later this year

OnePlus wasn’t entirely accurate when it said it wouldn’t offer the OnePlus 7T Pro in the US. T-Mobile has announced that it’ll carry the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren sometime later in 2019. As the name suggests, it’s a version of the supercar-inspired special edition phone with 5G data on T-Mo’s 600MHz network. There’s no pricing at this point, although you can safely presume this will ... Read More »

mario alessiani blends italian craft with technology in gadget collection

designer mario alessiani took intricate craftsmanship into the tech world with the soul_tech collection. made of three different one-off pieces, the gadgets are designed to reference italian tradition in everyday technology, veering off from using plastics or mass production for the creation of appealing objects. the elegant collection includes a bluetooth speaker, a wireless charger for smartphones and a touch screen pen. the designer created the ... Read More »

Why states with best quality school education need to focus on improving infrastructure

This data is meant to be used to incetivise states to improve the quality of their education outcomes through “competitive and cooperative federalism”. (Express photo) Niti Aayog’s recently-released School Education Quality Index (SEQI) is yet another pointer towards the yawning north-south divide in education outcomes, with Kerala leading the ranking of 20 large states’ performance in school education, and Uttar ... Read More »

Samsung asks users to be extra careful with the Galaxy Fold

Samsung postponed Galaxy Fold’s release to fix its issues after an early rollout put damaged units in the hands of reviewers. The redesigned Fold felt sturdier than before when we tried it at IFA, but it sounds like the tech giant still wants you to take extra good care of the device if you buy it. Samsung has published a new care guide video ... Read More »

You Don’t Want Facebook Involved With Your Health Care

Could your Netflix viewing habits predict that you will develop inflammatory bowel disease? Might your use of religious language in Facebook posts signal that you have diabetes? Could Amazon’s Alexa start telling you when you are getting sick and offer to sell you medicines? All of the big technology companies have been moving into health care recently, making investments that mobilize their vast troves of consumer ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile Lite Launched in India for Phones With Less Than 2GB of RAM: Everything You Need to Know

PUBG Mobile Lite is now available in India. Less than a month after PUBG Lite for PC beta version was launched for the Indian users, Tencent Games has released the lite version of its PUBG Mobile in the country. The India launch of the game comes almost a year after PUBG Mobile Lite made its debut in the Google Play ... Read More »

With fewer exclusions, will health insurance cost more?

The insurance regulator recently issued a draft on standardizing and rationalizing exclusions in health insurancepolicies. The draft seeks to redefine terms such as pre-existing ailment to remove ambiguity, seeks to include new lines of treatment due to medical advancement, besides making other customer-friendly recommendations such as giving insurers an eight-year moratorium after which a policy is not contestable except for proven ... Read More »