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How Technology Has Changed the World of Healthcare

Millions of people are passionate about staying healthy. Achieving this goal will require both hard work and the help of professionals. Diagnosing and treating serious ailments is a lot easier for modern healthcare professionals thanks to countless innovations in the field of medicine.

These professionals use everything from exosome isolation kits to thermal imaging equipment to find and treat serious diseases. As a consumer, your main goal should be staying informed regarding the changes in the healthcare industry. The more you know about these changes and how they can improve the quality of care you receive, the easier it will be to stay healthy. Below are some of the ways technology has improved the world of healthcare.

Technology Has Reduced the Number of Medical Errors Annually

There are around two doctors for every 1,000 patients in the United States. The main goal these doctors have is providing their patients with

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Daily smartphone tracking planned for first people to get COVID vaccine

Americans who get the first covid-19 vaccines will be closely monitored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through daily text messages and emails, according to a federal advisory group.

Essential workers who are expected to be the first recipients will get daily text messages on their smartphones asking about side effects in the first week after they get the shot, and then they’ll be contacted weekly for six weeks, said Tom Shimabukuro, a CDC immunization expert, at a meeting of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Those workers could total about 20 million people, he said.

The advisers also heard that the CDC and the Defense Department have set up technical assistance teams to help state and local jurisdictions develop and implement distribution plans. The plans are due for review and approval by October 16, said Janell Routh, a CDC medical officer.

“We are asking states

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Rolls-Royce tests technology to make world’s fastest electric plane

Luxury watchmaker Bremont will be the official timing partner for the all-electric speed attempt.

Rolls-Royce tested technology to power world’s fastest electric plane. The company trialled a full-scale replica of the plane’s core, called ‘ionBird’, including a 500hp electric powertrain to set speed records, and a battery to supply 250 homes, Rolls-Royce said in a statement.

The plane’s propeller uses the most-dense battery pack ever assembled in aircraft propulsion. At full power, during flight-testing phase, it will fly the aircraft at more than 300mph, setting a new world-speed record for electric flight, the company said.

The airplane engine manufacturer has optimised the system and developed operating procedures for the electric flight. Rolls-Royce is making this plane as part of its Accelerating the Electrification of Flight (ACCEL) initiative. The company has partnered with YASA, an electric motor and controller manufacturer, and Electroflight, a UK-based aviation start-up.

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Open source software: pros and cons for business

Many IT experts recommend small and medium sized businesses use open source software as a key part of their IT strategy. So, what is open source, and is it really the best way to build out the technology needs of your business? This article explains what open source software is, how it differs from “free” software and outlines the main advantages and disadvantages of using open source software to meet business IT needs.

What is open source software?

Open source software (OSS) refers to computer software which is released and distributed with its source code open for modification by other users. The source code is released under a license where the copyright holder has granted the rights to use, study, change or distribute the software for any purpose. Often developed in a collaborative, public manner, many developers are able to add, change and manipulate the source code to suit their

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Explainer: Central banks eye digital cash to fend off crypto threat

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s largest central banks — and even some of the smaller ones — are toying with the idea of issuing digital currencies.

FILE PHOTO: Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

These would allow holders to make payments via the internet and possibly even offline, competing with existing means of electronic payment such as digital wallets, online banks or cryptocurrencies.

Unlike these private solutions, an official digital currency would be backed by the central bank, making it “risk-free” like banknotes and coin.

While most projects are still at an early stage, they have switched into higher gear in the past year after Facebook Inc FB.O announced plans to create its own virtual token and the COVID-19 pandemic boosted digital payments.

A group

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How Software Is Eating The World

JFrog, which operates a platform that manages the deployment and versioning of software, launched its IPO today. The company issued 11.6 million shares at $44 each, which was well above the initial range of $33 to $37. The stock price ended the day up a sizzling 47% to $64.79, putting the market value at $6.6 billion.

Keep in mind that JFrog started as an open source project, which got immediate traction. “This was the beginning of the era when software was beginning to be modular,” said Yoav Landman, who is the co-founder and CTO of JFrog. “Managing this was very difficult. So JFrog started as a way to manage the complexity.”

And yes, the growth has continued to be robust. From 2018 to 2019, revenues shot up from $63.5 million to $104.7 million. Consider that the company has been cash flow positive for the past five

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How smart tech could help save the world’s honey bees

You might think of beekeepers as mere honey producers, but they are part of a growing trade where they lease their hives to farmers who need bees to pollinate their crops.

The commercial bee industry provides pollination services worth tens of billions of dollars, and is key to the production of a huge range of crops, including almonds, broccoli and apples. California, for example, produces 80% of the world’s almonds, and for that to happen, pollen needs to be transferred between trees. Each year, more than 2 million bee hives are required to do the job.

Climate change, intensive agriculture, and the use of pesticides and fungicides in farming is ravaging the world’s bees. Commercial beekeepers in the United States lost 44% of their managed colonies in 2019, according to research from the University of Maryland.

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Daily Deals: Incredible Virgin Media TV and Broadband Bundle Includes 200Mbps Internet Downloads

Let me set the scene, you’ve managed to bag yourself a preorder for a PS5 or Xbox Series X/S, and you’re now eagerly awaiting the launch day. But, suddenly, you’ve realised that your gaming experience has been held back by slow downloads, laggy lobbies, and aggravating 60GB patches for too long. This becomes even more melodramatic if you’ve decided to go all digital this year as well.Poor broadband performance can really dampen that next-gen feel to gaming come November, so we’ve got an incredible deal for you to check out from Virgin Media right now. Including 200Mbps internet, over 100 TV channels, and a 5GB 4G SIM card, the Big Oomph bundle does live up to its namesake. Time to vanquish those overnight downloads and get back into the game.

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After Localization, Software Needs ‘Countrification’

Users come in many shapes and sizes. More importantly, users come in many different creeds, cultures and country-specific peculiarities… and so that means they need to use software in a specific way that might appear to be quite alien to someone in another part of the world.

We already have localisation; as we know, this is the process of translating software user interfaces to different languages along with supporting instructions, documentation, web resources and so on.

Despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of actual ‘command line’ programming on the planet is done English, prudent software developers leave a provisioning

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In return to digital media, Rev Asia wants to be a unicorn



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REV Asia Bhd is returning to the digital media space — a segment it exited in 2017 when it sold its then core business to Media Prima Group Bhd — with ambitions of being a unicorn company.

“Our aim over the next four to five years is to make the company the first true consumer internet unicorn — in terms of ringgit — on Bursa,” Patrick Grove, director of Rev Asia, tells The Edge.

Its target valuation of RM1 billion is rather lofty, given Rev Asia’s current market capitalisation of a mere RM27.6 million.

It is also five times more than the RM187.15 million in market capitalisation — the highest ever — achieved in September 2014.

Given the tough operating environment and prolonged global uncertainty, how achievable is Rev Asia’s ambitious target?

The group believes it can be achieved through mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

“We

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