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We Have the AI Technology, But is it Ethical?

Around five years ago, everyone was talking about IoT and how it was going to change everything as we connect billions of devices. We seem to go through cycles where… Read more »

Can Technology Solve India’s Healthcare Accessibility and Affordability Issues?

In prehistoric and ancient times magic and religion played a large role in the origin and the cure of disease. Diseases were thought to be of supernatural origins such as… Read more »

The trials and tribulations of widespread technology use

Social media platforms and other technological companies must prevent undesirable outcomes, including Russia’s Facebook and Twitter hacking during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign period. We should employ common sense to… Read more »

The Five Most Overlooked Paths To Innovation

Bring together a group of highly intelligent individuals who are passionate about their business and dedicated to finding solutions, and innovation is inevitable, right? Actually, no. In working with C-level… Read more »

Calling All HR Tech Startups: HR Technology Conference & Exposition Announces Details of New Pitchfest Event

Acknowledging the significant innovations and funding trends in the HR tech category, this year’s HR Technology Conference & Exposition® is adding its first annual “Pitchfest” event. From the founders of… Read more »

EdTech is having a renaissance, powered by the emerging world

So-called ‘EdTech’ has seen many false dawns over the years. After being lauded as the teaching platforms of the future, most MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course platforms) have not quite… Read more »

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We Have the AI Technology, But is it Ethical?

Around five years ago, everyone was talking about IoT and how it was going to change everything as we connect billions of devices. We seem to go through cycles where… Read more »

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Emerging medtech markets ready for global stage

A new report released by management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has highlighted that medical technology is expected to break out of the emerging markets and onto the global… Read more »

Why medical startups should not focus on patients

My point is simple: to deliver a better outcome for a patient, your product or service needs to be focused on the entity that is using it, not on who… Read more »

Wilmington entrepreneur easing pain of North Carolina’s ‘annoying’ private club law for bars and customers – Port City Daily

Wilmington entrepreneur easing pain of North Carolina’s ‘annoying’ private club law for bars and customers. He’s 44, though he has an unbridled enthusiasm for innovation that makes him seem at… Read more »

Chris Heivly of The Startup Factory on Being an Underdog

Chris Heivly, also known as the “Chief Pot-Stirrer” in Raleigh Durham, North Carolina, is the Managing Partner at The Startup Factory, a serial entrepreneur, and the cofounder of MapQuest. He’s… Read more »

5 Sales Trends That Could Benefit Your Small Business

Running a small business requires a substantial amount of multitasking. One of the important tasks of running a small business is identifying key sales trends to increase revenue and benefit… Read more »

US Military Taps into Innovations in Startup Tech World

“We like to work with the government because we think we can help the government save money, bring a capability that doesn’t exist, and through that hopefully save some lives,”… Read more »

Why hospitals are so vulnerable to ransomware attacks

The WannaCry ransomware that targeted around 300,000 machines in 150 countries first came on the public radar when 48 U.K. medical facilities were infected by the virus. Though the impact… Read more »

Durham startup iScribes aims to make health care human again

​Jared Pelo, founder and CEO of Durham-based iScribes is working to make health care human again. iScribes is a technology enabled medical service that frees physicians’ hands from computers and tablets… Read more »

7 ways entrepreneurs raise money for businesses – StarNewsOnline.com

“Anyone will write you a check,” said TekMountain director Sean Ahlum. “Money moves all around the country for a good idea, but the No. 1 thing you want is mentorship,… Read more »

Health IT startups to watch in 2017: A running list

From companies created to work in best in today’s new value-based healthcare system to precision medicine, data analytics and interoperability, you can count on a healthcare IT landscape that is… Read more »

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