Ransomware may have led to the death of a German hospital patient

  • September 19, 2020
Ransomware is known to have serious consequences, but one of the latest attacks might have been fatal. BBC News reports (via MIT Technology Review) that prosecutors in Cologne, Germany have launched a negligent homicide investigation after a Düsseldo…

India will provide ID cards that store all your medical data

  • August 15, 2020
India is about to make a big gamble on health data. The country has announced plans (via NDTV) to give every Indian a “Health ID” card that stores medical information like conditions and prescriptions in a “common database.” Doctors and pharmacies wi…

Recommended Reading: COVID-19 and AI health care

  • May 23, 2020
COVID-19 will accelerate the AI health care revolutionKai-Fu Lee, WiredThe coronavirus pandemic will cause us to rethink major aspects of everyday life around the world, but it may also expedite the use of artificial intelligence in health care. Sino…

Microsoft flexed its cloud and AI muscles at Build 2020

  • May 22, 2020
This week Microsoft hosted its annual Build conference completely online. That meant streaming keynotes, panels, digital breakouts and workshops for developers. But that didn’t slow down the flow of news. From a new framework for Office collaboration…