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Digital data standard needed

Digital data standard needed HA NOI (VNS)— Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Thanh Hung emphasised that connected data and information exchanges were urgently needed to develop e-government, as well as for building a national database. The deputy minister spoke at the 2015 Information and Technology Day (IT Day ...

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U.N. Leader Pledges to Reveal Donor Data

By SOMINI SENGUPTA November 3, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — A month after a former president of the United Nations General Assembly was arrested in connection to a corruption scheme, the current head of the world body said he would make public what funds he receives from government and private donors and explain ...

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OK, Theranos: Here’s the Data the World Needs to See

Last week, one of America’s most prestigious newspapers published a pair of blistering critiques of the country’s hottest biomedical startup. The Wall Street Journal alleged that the blood diagnostics company Theranos wasn’t operating at nearly the level of technological innovation its hype (and $ 9 billion valuation) had led the world ...

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Fixing the Laws That Let Theranos Hide Data Won’t Be Easy

Last week was not a great week for the blood diagnostics company Theranos. The startup, valued at $ 9 billion, has staked its reputation on tests that use just a finger-prick’s worth of blood—cheaper, less painful, and more convenient than anything else in health care. And they might have succeeded, if it ...

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