Category: Technology

How Moscow paves the way for smart healthcare technologies that save cities millions

Global healthcare is on the rise. “The world’s major regions are expected to see healthcare spending increases ranging from 2.4% to 7.5% between 2015 and 2020,” according Deloitte’s 2017 Global Healthcare Sector Outlook. To overcome this, cities across the world are working hard to incorporate cutting edge technologies in innovative ways that reduce their healthcare expenses. Let’s explore a city…

Inside Seattle Children’s landmark $1B campaign to cure childhood cancer and other diseases

Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson, second to right, and his wife and singer Ciara, second to left, visit with a family at Seattle Children’s Hospital. The couple are longtime supporters of hospital and are supporting its new $1 billion campaign. (Photo via Russell Wilson on Twitter) It’s an exciting time to be studying cures for cancer. New technology like cutting-edge immunotherapy…

Amazon joins Facebook and Microsoft in support of open-source AI platform

Amazon yesterday announced its ONNX-MXNet package to import Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) deep learning models into Apache MXNet, signifying the company is on-board with Facebook and Microsoft in efforts to open-source AI. With the ONNX-MXNet Python package, developers running models based on open-source ONNX will be able to run them on Apache MXNet. Basically, this allows AI developers to…

Startup backed by ex-NBA players raises cash for real-time high school sports scoring app

Scorebook Live CEO Dan Beach. (Photo via Scorebook Live) Real-time scoring is commonplace in pro and college sports. But many high school teams across the U.S. still rely on pen and paper to record game results and other statistics. Scorebook Live is looking to modernize this process with technology. The startup, originally founded in San Diego and now headquartered in…