The story in the New York Times this week was unsettling: The New America Foundation, a major think tank, was getting rid of one of its teams of scholars, the Open Markets group. New America had warned its leader Barry Lynn that he was “imperiling the institution,” the Times reported, after he and his group had repeatedly criticized Google, a major funder of the think tank, for its market dominance.
Source: Yes, Google Uses Its Power to Quash Ideas It Doesn’t Like—I Know Because It Happened to Me [Updated]
Three years after IBM began selling Watson for Oncology to recommend cancer treatments, it’s falling short of the lofty expectations IBM created for it.
Source: IBM pitched Watson as a revolution in cancer care. It’s nowhere close
Ogilvy’s partnership with the New York Space Alliance explores the ‘new space economy’
Source: How Ogilvy Plans to Become the First Ad Agency in Outer Space – Adweek
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Heart patients will have to visit their doctors to have their pacemakers patched for the “voluntary” recall — but there are risks.
Source: FDA issues recall of 465,000 St. Jude pacemakers to patch security holes | ZDNet