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Scandit Expands into the Japanese Market to Enable Digital Transformation Through Computer Vision and Augmented Reality

The company already has over 20 customers in Japan, including several major retail and transport & logistics brands. Tokyo, Japan – November 20, 2020 – Scandit, the leading technology platform for mobile computer vision and augmented reality (AR) solutions for enterprises, today announced that it is expanding into the Japanese market with the establishment of… Read More »

Oscar expands into 4 new states, touts new virtual primary care option

Dive Brief: Startup payer Oscar announced a major expansion of both its national presence and virtual healthcare services Thursday, the latter spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic. New York City-based Oscar said it is expanding into four new states in 2021: Oklahoma, Iowa, North Carolina and Arkansas. It is also expanding into new counties in… Read More »

Hancock calls for urgent review into coronavirus death data in England

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has called for an urgent review into how coronavirus deaths have been recorded in England. It follows confirmation from Public Health England that reported deaths may have included people who tested positive months before they died. Other UK nations only include those who die within 28 days of a positive test.… Read More »

Climate change may push Zika virus into southern and eastern Europe

By Donna Lu Ochlerotatus detritus, one of the mosquitoes capable of spreading Zika virus that is already common in temperate regionsLesley Wood Photography Rising temperatures due to climate change may lead to the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus to currently cooler regions. Under the most drastic model of global warming, the risk of Zika… Read More »

House Democrats launch inquiry into Medicare stimulus payouts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Friday launched an inquiry into whether the Health and Human Services Department misdirected billions of dollars in coronavirus stimulus money to healthcare providers facing criminal or civil fraud investigations. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) participates in a House Financial Services Committee hearing with Facebook… Read More »