Tag: Amazon

Job Losses in U.K. Pharmacies from Amazon’s

Job losses in U.K. pharmacies from Amazon's

Amazon is pushing onerous into the health sector and on got a moneymaking dump of information from the U.K.’s NHS. Freedom and privacy activists aren’t happy despite excluding patient knowledge. Amazon can have access to symptom info, causes, and definitions of conditions at the side of a hoarded wealth of […]

No limits on Alexa for accessing health data of UK citizens

No limits on Alexa for accessing health data of UK citizens

The agreement between the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and eCommerce giant Amazon — for a health material licensing partnership involving its Alexa voice AI — has been unconfined following a Freedom of Information request. The government proclaimed the partnership. But the date on the contract, which was printed on […]

Clash of firms on underspending of Australia on research & development

Clash of firms on underspending of Australia on research & development

Senior Director at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Kathy Connell, has hit back at criticism that the corporate sector of Australia underspends on research & development, arguing that “ebbs & flows” in global rankings aren’t unusual. The national spend of Australia on Research & Development; at 1.8% of Gross Domestic Product, […]