• A digital ad veteran is leaving the Washington Post hoping to use blockchain technology to save the media industry

    10 monthes ago - By Chron

    Washington Post
    Washington Post ad tech guru Jarrod Dicker has been named CEO of a blockchain tech company built for the media and ad industries.
    The venture, Po.et, promises to help journalists and creators keep track of their content across the web and to protect their revenue rights.
    Dicker sees the technology eventually being used to create a marketplace via which brands can connect directly with creators.
    Blockchain technology is often described as a would-be revolutionary savior for many industries.
    A digital ad veteran sees the tech potentially reinventing both journalism and marketing.
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  • Markets Right Now: Health care stocks lead US market lower

    10 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    Health care companies are leading stocks broadly lower in early trading on Wall Street as the market gives back some of its big gain from the day before.
    Drug distributor companies were especially hard hit in the early going Tuesday after The Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon was seeking to expand its medical supplies business and that Walgreens Boots Alliance wants to buy the rest of AmerisourceBergen.
    Patterson Companies slumped 10 percent, and Cardinal Health lost 4 percent.
    Athletic gear maker Under Armour...
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  • DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Digital health wins big in new US spending bill - Dentists can use AI to spot tooth decay - Mobile app could help fight opioid crisis

    DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Digital health wins big in new US spending bill - Dentists can use AI to spot tooth decay - Mobile app could help fight opioid crisis

    10 monthes ago - By Business Insider

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    NEW US SPENDING BILL PAVES THE WAY FOR BROADER TELEHEALTH ADOPTION: On Friday, US President Donald Trump signed a new spending bill into law that could provide massive tailwinds for the expansion of digital health solutions, such as telehealth...
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