The problem with Google’s health care ambitions is that no one knows where they end

Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal accused Google of stealthily collecting sensitive patient data from millions of Americans without their consent. The New York Times soon followed with its own report, offering more detail on “Project Nightingale” and noting how it was likely to rile up privacy advocates. Forbes then published [Read More…]

Australia PM tours flood-hit city where two men reported missing

Minister Scott Morrison has toured a flood-stricken city in the country’s northeast, where two men have been reported missing in unprecedented rainfall. While floodwater receded in Townsville, Queensland, on Tuesday, overnight monsoonal rain created flash-flooding in communities to the north where authorities [Read More…]

Investments in learning technology soar to more than $7B: Here’s where the money is going

Learning technologies — everything from educational video games to online employee training — have been around for decades, chugging along at a moderate pace. But in the past five years, funding to learning technology companies has skyrocketed, and 2016 set a [Read More…]