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Concerns raised over broad scope of DeepMind-NHS health data-sharing deal

 Concerns have been raised about the scope of a data-sharing agreement between Google-owned DeepMind and the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) after it was revealed the agreement covers access to all patient data from the three London hospitals involved, rather than a more targeted subset of data relating to the specific medical condition the healthcare…
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Peergrade lets students grade each other’s assignments

 For as long as I can remember, technology has been seen as a panacea that will finally make education scalable beyond the one to few model employed in the classroom. As a result there seems to be an endless conveyer belt of edtech startups finding new (and sometimes very old) ways to utilise the internet’s…
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France’s SigFox will expand its dedicated IoT network to 100 U.S. cities

 SigFox, the French startup that is building dedicated cellular networks for Internet of Things objects from connected smoke alarms and refrigerators to interactive billboards, traffic systems and factory robots, has announced a big move into the U.S. market. The company said that it would be taking its services into 100 cities, in partnership with unnamed “strategic site……
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Scott McNealy’s Wayin acquires UK marketing platform EngageSciences

 Amidst the seeming chaos of social media, brands need the ability to discover valuable social media content, the metrics and visualize it. At the same time they need to build and launch campaigns, collect all the data, and use it in CRM and marketing platforms. It’s a tall order and one which few companies can…
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