In Microsoft’s Data Culture Champions Series in Asia, we speak to Justin Fulcher of RingMD on how he is driving patient care transformation in Asia with a simple idea to match doctors and patients around the world — regardless of location.
The country’s delegates to the seventh session of Conference of the Parties (COP) to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control pushed for stronger implementation of Article 5.3 of the agreement, which refers to protecting public health and tobacco control laws and policies against the commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry. The COP took place in New Delhi, India from November 7 to 12, 2016.
Paramount has released the first official teaser to “Ghost in the Shell.” The movie, which is a live-action adaptation of a manga-anime, will feature Scarlett Johansson in the lead as a cyborg.
After a Donald Trump win in the presidency, Oprah Winfrey expressed hope for the new government. She urged her fellow Americans to “take a deep breath” and seemingly suggested to give the incoming president a chance. But her remark was only met with criticisms and attacks from fellow celebrities on social media.
HealthJustice Philippines, a public health policy think tank and advocacy group aiming to “bridge the gap between health and law”, launched a video today calling for a change in the way Filipinos think about health care. Popular news and entertainment television host Kim “Kuya Kim” Atienza, who appears in the video, reminds the public: “Hindi kailangang magkasakit muna, makitang nanghihina ang mahal sa buhay o mabutas ang bulsa bago aksyunan ang kalusugan. It’s time to change the way we think about health care.”
Parents need to do more to protect their kids from the growing number of online threats, but many currently lack visibility of the dangers their children are facing. New research from Kaspersky Lab reveals that only a quarter (26%) use parental control software to help restrict their kids’ activity online.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” has not yet debuted in theaters, but JK Rowling is already offering a few teases to the sequel. It’s been announced that “Harry Potter” favorite Dumbledore will be in the follow up movie as young man and it looks like he will be an openly gay character.
Two Syfy shows are premiering their second season in January and February 2017. The return of “The Magicians” and “The Expense” has been highly anticipated. “The Magicians” will also have a marathon of the first season on the cable network this November, while fans of “The Expanse” should be happy to know that the premiere of the second season will be a double-header.
The Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino, a socialist labor group, denounced the Supreme Court’s decision to go along with President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to bury the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani as an “endorsement of dictatorship.”
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks fell more than 40 percent to 97,700 attacks in the third quarter of the year, according to Nexusguard’s “Q3 2016 APAC Threat Report.” Nexusguard, the worldwide leader in DDoS security solutions, analyzes a network of vulnerable devices for new cyberthreats across national and organizational boundaries. The company scans attack data for trends in vectors, duration, sources and other characteristics to inform organizations across industries of the latest methods. Nexusguard’s quarterly reports arm security professionals with the latest internet security information to help them anticipate threats to their networks.