January 25, 2023

Amazon Launches $5-a-Month Prescription Drug Plan in Further Healthcare Push

(Wall Street Journal) – Amazon[dot]com Inc. is launching a new benefit for Prime members that offers unlimited access to commonly prescribed generic medications for $5 a month, in the e-commerce giant’s latest move into healthcare. The subscription service, called RxPass, … Read More

January 24, 2023

China Is the World’s Biggest Face Recognition Dealer

(Wired) – Early last year, the government of Bangladesh began weighing an offer from an unnamed Chinese company to build a smart city on the Bay of Bengal with infrastructure enhanced by artificial intelligence. Construction of the high-tech metropolis has yet to begin, … Read More

January 23, 2023

Chatbots Are Creating Thorny Ethical Questions About Transparency in Mental Health Care

(STAT News) – The mental health field is increasingly looking to chatbots to relieve escalating pressure on a limited pool of licensed therapists. But they’re entering uncharted ethical territory as they confront questions about how closely AI should be involved … Read More