Daily Archives: August 29, 2019


Start-up raises €1.8m to develop technology to combat loneliness

French start-up Wefight has raised €1.8 million to accelerate the development of their virtual companion technology, which aims to combat loneliness in those with chronic diseases. The technology, named ‘Vik’, has already been made available to patients living with breast cancer, depression, asthma and migraine, however many more patients may benefit from the technology. One…


Care providers more susceptible to cyberattacks than ever, study suggests

Care providers are more susceptible to cyberattacks than ever, according to new research from digital platform security firm Irdeto. The Irdeto Global Connected Industries Cybersecurity Survey of 232 security decision makers in organisations in the healthcare sector (700 respondents in total) found that 82% have experienced an IoT-focused cyberattack in the past year. Of the organisations hit…

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