The FDA has cleared new AI-powered mobile X-ray device by GE Healthcare. The company claims the the algorithms, called the Critical Care Suite, can reduce the time to diagnose a collapsed lung to as little as 15 minutes; traditional diagnosis by a medical team could take up to eight-hours. The
Google has more possible legal trouble with government regulators. This time it’s a probe backed by attorneys general from 48 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Alabama and California have opted not to participate. Today, Ken Paxton, the Attorney General of Texas, held a press conference on the steps of
Karen Hepp, a Philadelphia news anchor filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Reddit, and other companies for allegedly hosting dating ads and sexualised memes using an image of her. Hepp is asking for an order removing the image from the defendants’ websites, as well as compensatory damages in excess of $10
Twitter today is temporarily disabling it’s Tweeting via SMS feature, after it was abused by a hacking group to compromise the account of Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey. When hacked, the account posted a series of racist and otherwise offensive tweets to Dorsey’s over 4 million followers. Dorsey’s Twitter account was
Brave, a privacy-focused web browser, just alleged that Google is using hidden web pages to feed personal data of its users to advertisers. This new evidence of Google’s circumventing EU privacy regulations to collect personal data has been submitted by Brave for an investigation by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission. In a report by
A group of hackers is using vulnerabilities in over ten WordPress plugins to create admin accounts on WordPress sites. The attacks are an escalation of a hacking campaign that started last month. In the past attacks, the hackers exploited vulnerabilities in these same plugins and planted malicious code on websites. This
“Getting people to spend more quality time with each other via their mobile devices” would be tattooed on the head of Instagram if they were a person. And according to an unconfirmed report by The Verge, a new messaging feature called “Threads” for Instagram is being developed to do just that.