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Human Voices Revalued

Time is mature to unearth the treasure trove of vocal biomarkers. Digital platform brokers and their followers demonstrate what is already possible in health care, if implementing existing technologies, getting consent, and fusing data from doctors’ records, browsers, smartphones and IoT-devices.The latest move is the COVID-19 bet to expand further the emerging market segment. A multi-million project at Luxembourg sets out to avoid mistakes of forerunners, but is struggling with its own weaknesses.Read more ...

Eurofins: “We have some of the biggest databases in the world…”

Eurofins’ is working on forward integration from service provider to diagnostics manufacturer. What about recent acquisitions of NGS diagnostic companies, and what are growth perspectives from “big data” accumulated in-house?Read more ...

Creeping Risks of Regular Overtime Work

Are ischaemic heart disease and stroke caused by long working hours? WHO and ILO stimulate a debate about possibly overlooked effects of the current pandemic on work beyond daily news about infections.Read more ...

Data Exploitation and Freedom of Operation

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Regulatory Challenges of Big Data Operations – Algorithms, Healthcare, or Autonomous Driving

Herbert Zech, Professor of Life Sciences and Intellectual Property Laws at Universität Basel on key juridical concepts of the current debate about big data and artificial intelligence applications beyond privacy lawsRead more ...

Big Data & Research – Acquisition, Analytics, and Exploitation

Ulrich M Gassner, Professor of Public Law at Universität Augsburg (DE) discussing privacy, research disclaimers, DigiMed Bavaria, and wiggle room between national, regional, EU regulationsRead more ...