Uber makes confidential filing for long-awaited IPO

8th December

Uber Technologies Inc has filed paperwork for an initial public offering, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, taking a step closer to a key milestone for one of the most closely watched and controversial companies in Silicon Valley.

Five Questions for Melissa Kramer of Live UTI Free

7th December

While the notion of healthcare technology may be in the spotlight with AI, blockchain and all that, the coalface of care requires building an understanding of patient needs and responding in an appropriate way. Today, in many cases, even some of the most common conditions are subject to a dearth of information, or worse, misinformation that results in poor diagnosis and treatment. I learned this when working with a London hospital on care pathways for DVT; I was naturally interested in the work of Live UTI Free, which offers a clear information resource for patients, practitioners and indeed, researchers.

Read on to learn from Melissa Kramer, founder, how not all technological innovations need to maximize the use of buzzwords or bandwagons, and what lessons can be learned across healthcare diagnostics and beyond. 

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Huawei CFO to appear in Canada court in U.S. extradition case

6th December

A top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd who is under arrest in Canada is set to appear in a Vancouver court on Friday for a bail hearing as she awaits possible extradition to the United States.