Cityblock CEO says technology can “stitch together” broken health ecosystem

Cityblock Health’s Iyah Romm talks about how to combine technolgoy and hyper local resources to remedy patient distrust in the system. Distrust in the healthcare system is a major obstacle in providing needed care to some of the most vulnerable populations in the US. “[M]illions of Americans all across the country … are failed by […]

Sky’s the limit as Calgary opens testing area for drones and new technologies

The sky’s the limit as the city of Calgary opens what it believes is the first testing area in Canada for drones, autonomous vehicles and other technologies. The city has set aside a 50-hectare site in its industrial southeast to offer airspace for an increasing demand from companies and educational institutions wanting to do mass […]

Did reliance on technology contribute to fetal demise?

The interim update of the ACOG Practice Bulletin on Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy1provides a review of information on the current understanding of tubal ectopic pregnancy and offers comprehensive guidelines for timely diagnosis and management options. Compared to the previous publication, the current bulletin provides comprehensive management options for ectopic pregnancy by incorporating new guidance on pregnancy […]

Facebook Recruits EU Veteran to Help With Tougher Scrutiny

Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny by the bloc. LONDON — Facebook has hired former U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, […]

Gold secures weekly gain as dollar slips, stocks trade mixed

Gold futures fell Friday but secured a weekly advance, their third in a row, as a leading dollar index softened and stocks put in a mixed session. Investors kept tabs on budget tensions in Europe, which could have consequences for broader market sentiment. December gold GCZ8, -0.01% fell $1, or 0.1%, to $1,229.10 an ounce […]

Dollar slides; euro finds footing as EU softens Italy criticism

Investors digest sluggish China GDP and central bank comments Foreign exchange markets reflected an improvement in risk sentiment after sluggish data on Chinese economic growth was offset by words of support Chinese authorities on Friday. Also, a European Union official attempted to ease tensions with Italy over the government’s fiscal plans, helping soothe fears of […]

Tesla ‘damned if you do, damned if you don’t’ on $35,000 Model 3: analyst

Elon Musk has decision between angering customers who were promised lower price or destroying Tesla’s margins, Bernstein analyst writes Tesla Inc.’s move to offer a slightly cheaper Model 3 sedan before launching the $35,000 version of the car that Chief Executive Elon Musk has promised for years shows that the company is “damned if you […]

Rogers profits up

Rogers Communications Inc. says it had a net income of $594 million in the third quarter for a 17 per cent increase from the same quarter last year as it boosted its full-year outlook. The telecom company says the earnings per share for the quarter that ended Sept. 30 worked out to $1.15 per diluted […]