This exec has spent her whole career in health care, and even she couldn’t get her hospital bill fixed

Kristin Baker Spohn Kristin Baker Spohn, the newest health-tech investor at Social Capital Kristin Baker Spohn was recently named the newest health-tech investor at Social Capital, where she’ll work alongside early Facebook investor Chamath Palihapitiya and focus on early-stage start-ups. [Read More…]

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotná has died at the age of 49 ‘after a long battle with cancer’

Czech Republic tennis player Jana Novotná has died peacefully in her home at the age of 49. Renowned for a trailblazing serve and volley playing style in the 1990s, Novotná won 24 WTA singles titles, the 1998 Wimbledon Championships title, and [Read More…]

Want to Live in Harmony With Nature? This Sustainable Lifestyle Coach Has Some Amazing Tips for You.

We keep hearing about climate change, depletion of natural resources and global warming. We know these are real issues that are affecting human and animal lives adversely. We all understand, but the question is, how can we help? How can [Read More…]

Health insurance startup Oscar has a new way to get all your medical details in one place

Oscar Health, the $2.7 billion health-insurance startup, is joining the ranks of businesses trying to pull healthcare data into a single platform that might be accessible to doctors treating a patient.Electronic health records allow doctors to get some information about [Read More…]

Mitch McConnell’s entire career has been about gaining power. What happens now that he has it?

A few things are curiously missing from the Mitch McConnell–Elaine Chao Archives at the University of Louisville. At an exhibit designed to celebrate the Senate majority leader and his wife, there’s almost no mention of any bills McConnell has authored [Read More…]

With new ‘Digits’ technology, T-Mobile has a new disruption target: the phone number

T-Mobile this morning unveiled Digits, a new technology that lets customers use the same phone number across a variety of internet-connected devices as well as add multiple numbers to one phone. In what amounts to a re-interpretation of the mobile number, the company [Read More…]