Health

NHS Challenged Over Data Contract With Palantir

Contract between NHS and data mining firm Palantir now at centre of lawsuit filed by UK political website

2 weeks ago

New York Sues Amazon Over Pandemic Protection For Workers

New York’s attorney general files lawsuit against e-commerce giant, alleging it failed to protect workers during pandemic

3 weeks ago

Cyclist Swept Into River Calls 999 From Apple Watch

Lucky escape. Man uses Apple Watch to alert emergency services, after he was swept off his bike in Herefordshire and…

1 month ago

Apple Issues Warning About iPhones And Pacemakers

After researcher deactivates an implanted defibrillator with a MagSafe iPhone 12, Apple tells customers to keep iPhones away from Pacemakers

1 month ago

Bath Council Refuses To Allow 5G Mast

Fearmongering victory? Local council in Bath refuses permission for 5G mast, after local resistance and intervention of Lib Dem MP

3 months ago

Apple One Subscription Bundle, Fitness+ Service Launched

Apple continues its move into the services segment with a bundled subscription package called Apple One, plus the Fitness+ virtual…

6 months ago

Amazon Enters Wearables With Halo Band

Health market entry for e-commerce giant after it unveils the Amazon Halo Band, which can track a user's sleep and…

6 months ago

Apple And Google Set To Release Coronavirus API Amidst Privacy Furore

Native coronavirus contact-tracing tech set to make official debut in the next few days as UK and Germany differ on…

10 months ago

Coronavirus: Amazon To Make Affordable Face Shields

Amazon to use engineers from its drone and hardware divisions to make face shields for medical professionals, before selling them…

10 months ago

Facebook Moderators Agree $52 Million Settlement After PTSD Lawsuit

Facebook has agreed a multi million dollar settlement with content moderators who sued it for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and…

10 months ago

Coronavirus: Twitter Boss Jack Dorsey Pledges $1 Billion For Covid-19 Fight

Twitter's Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion, more than a quarter of his personal fortune, to help in the global fight…

11 months ago

Coronavirus: NSO Offers Covid-19 Tracking Software

Surveillance specialist NSO offers Western governments software that uses mobile phone data to monitor and predict the spread of coronavirus

11 months ago

Coronavirus: Bill Gates Urges Total Shutdown To Halt Covid-19 Spread

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has warned over the last ten years about the dangers of a global pandemic. Today he…

12 months ago

Coronavirus: Government To Order 10,000 Ventilators From Dyson

Urgent need to address potential shortage of ventilators, if Covid-19 epidemic goes full blown in the United Kingdom with mass…

12 months ago

Coronavirus: NetMedia Group Message To Our Readers

Message to the readers of Silicon UK, and all other NetMedia Group publications across Europe, in light of the ongoing…

12 months ago

Coronavirus: American Singer Blames 5G For Pandemic

Seriously? American singer/songwriter Keri Hilson blames 5G networks for the start of Coronavirus pandemic around the world

12 months ago

US Postpones Huawei Meeting, Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Top-level meeting among Trump administration officials over further actions against Huawei, has been postponed amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic

12 months ago

Coronavirus: Google Orders All North American Staff To Work From Home

Alphabet's Google division has ordered all of its Northern American staff to work from home, if possible, until at least…

12 months ago

5G Wireless Networks Ruled Safe By Ofcom

5G networks well within safety limits. Testing by UK regulator Ofcom of 16 5G base stations in the UK find…

1 year ago

Apple Accused Of Stealing Health Tech For Apple Watch

Lawsuit alleges Apple stole technology for use in its Apple Watch and poached key members of staff from Masimo and…

1 year ago

Julian Assange Is So Ill He Could Die, Warn Doctors

More than 60 doctors warn British Home secretary that the health of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange is so bad he…

1 year ago

Julian Assange Life At Risk In Prison, Claims Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange has been 'psychologically tortured' by his ongoing detention

1 year ago

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd Takes Medical Leave Of Absence

Former CEO of HP is to take leave of absence for unexplained medical treatment, as Oracle financials miss expectations

1 year ago

Julian Assange ‘Too Ill’ To Appear For Court Hearing

The health of Wikileaks co-founder in question after his lawyers state he is too ill to appear for court hearing

2 years ago

Google’s DeepMind Prepares Clinical Device For Eye-Scan Diagnoses

London-based AI unit demonstrates real-time diagnosis of eye health using cloud-based prototype, as it plans clinical trials

2 years ago

US Health Insurers To Work With IBM On Blockchain Trials

The planned blockchain-based network could be used to slash costs around claims processing, payments and maintaining provider directories

2 years ago

Government Sets £9m Competition For UK Digital Health Projects

New competition looks for tech to solve health issues — including privacy questions around the exploitation of sensitive patient data

2 years ago

Singapore Data Breach Hits 1.5 Million People

Major cyberattack on Singapore’s government health database steals personal data of 1.5 million people

3 years ago

Welsh NHS Computers Back Online After IT Outage

Chaos for doctors and nurses in Wales this week, as IT failure hits at least half of GP services

3 years ago