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Google and Ascension launch Project Nightingale

A business partnership between Google and Ascension, a major hospital chain and health insurer, includes the transfer of 50 million patient medical records without their knowledge or consent. Within 48 hours, federal regulators announced an investigation into the partnership. Google and Ascension both claim that they are fully compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and…

AI is getting emotional

Storyline: Computers are good at straightforward tasks like crunching numbers and retrieving search results. However, deciphering the complexities of human emotions is still a work in progress. Google and others are developing tools in the field of affective artificial intelligence (AI) that analyze and respond to human emotions and facial expressions real time.  Rana el…