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Surgere partners with Fetch Robotics to launch cycle-counting logistics robot

Surgere has partnered with Fetch Robotics to launch what it calls a “Robotically Optimized and Balanced Inventory” system – or, in other words, a logistics robot called Robi.

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AI is a powerful tool in the fight against anxiety and depression

The state of mental healthcare in the US is in crisis. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the US, and at a 30-year high. Anxiety and depression are literally killing us. Something has to give. Part of the problem is the stigma attached to seeking help for emotional problems, part of it is providing options to those incapable of reaching out, or unwilling to. To address these issues, we must take them seriously. We need a way to offer treatment to everyone, no matter where they live. And we need a way of bringing inexpensive on-demand therapy to people, not making them seek help. Technology is part of how we’ll accomplish this end.

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Marble Partners with DoorDash to Bring Robot-Delivered Goods to Your Doorstep

Today, Marble — the maker of autonomous ground-delivery robots — is announcing a partnership with DoorDash — an on-demand delivery platform operating in more than 500 cities nationwide — to begin testing deliveries under a pilot program in the San Francisco Bay Area. Under the pilot program, DoorDash will be using Marble’s robots to deliver customer orders in select neighborhoods.

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Allscripts Acquires NantHealth Patient Engagement Assets

Allscripts recently acquired a portion of NantHealth’s heath IT assets after the latter reported $70 million in losses. NantHealth CEO and Chairman Soon-Shiong, MD, stated the deal with Allscripts and subsequent lay-offs are part of an effort to maintain a focus on improving the health IT company’s artificial intelligence (AI) and cancer solutions.

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Tech startup FreightBro’s target: revolutionising the trillion-dollar international freight industry

FreightBro leverages technology to enable freight forwarders to make data-driven decisions, predict changes in the market and provide better value to shippers.

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NantHealth to cut 300 employees, will sell some assets to Allscripts

Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantHealth Inc. said it would cut about 300 employees and sell some assets as the biotech company looks to focus on artificial intelligence for cancer treatment.

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Medical Device Used in ‘Star Trek’ Is Now a Reality

“DxtER is the first consumer-friendly mobile health device to combine vital sign monitoring with an extensive diagnostic testing menu, and it could lead to a huge leap forward in patient care,” said AACC Chief Executive, Janet B. Kreizman, in a press statement. The device uses artificial intelligence, based in part on knowledge from clinical emergency medicine, to analyze data gathered via patient questionnaires and sensors to provide a quick assessment of the subject’s health.

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Singapore logistics startup Yojee raised another S$3mn

Yojee ​keeps storming forward with investments coming in to give the company long term funding for its ​blockchain, AI and machine learning ​backed value added innovation logistics technology.

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SA’s hearX Group crowdfunding campaign oversubscribed

South African e-health startup the hearX Group has smashed its fundraising target after launching an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for its new product hearScope, a smartphone device for testing hearing. Disrupt Africa reported last week the hearX Group had launched a campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds for hearScope – a smartphone-attached pen that visualises the eardrum with artificial intelligence-backend analyses for diagnosis of ear disease. It is simple enough for parents to use on their kids.

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