Five NHS trusts do DeepMind data deal with Google. One says no

Five NHS trusts do DeepMind data deal with Google. One says no

This post was originally published on another site. Delicious data hoard handed over from UK contracts Five National Health Trusts have signed up to transfer their existing data deals with DeepMind to its parent company Google, but one has refused. Google bought London-based AI firm DeepMind Technologies in 2014 and it became part of Google Health last year. The Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust and University College London all agreed to sign up with Google Health UK, and only Yeovil NHS Trust declined the offer. Taunton and Somerset has also made...

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Five NHS trusts do DeepMind data deal with Google. One says no

Five NHS trusts do DeepMind data deal with Google. One says no

This post was originally published on another site. Delicious data hoard handed over from UK contracts Five National Health Trusts have signed up to transfer their existing data deals with DeepMind to its parent company Google, but one has refused. Google bought London-based AI firm DeepMind Technologies in 2014 and it became part of Google Health last year. The Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust and University College London all agreed to sign up with Google Health UK, and only Yeovil NHS Trust declined the offer. Taunton and Somerset has also made...

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Amazon Music HD Launches Promising Lossless Listening

Amazon Music HD Launches Promising Lossless Listening

This post was originally published on another site. Today, Amazon launched a new music subscription service called Amazon Music HD with the selling point being “50 million songs in the highest-quality streaming audio.” Your typical music streaming service plays audio at up to 320kbps, but Amazon has decided to offer a higher-quality (CD quality) streaming experience by promising lossless audio if you subscribe to Music HD. What does that mean for audio playback? You’ll have access to over 50 million songs in either high definition (up to 850kbps) or Ultra HD (up to 3,730kbps). Amazon already has over 50 million...