As Big Tech and major retail firms move into healthcare they bring promises of convenience and innovation they claim will benefit consumers — but the move also raises questions about the ever-growing power and influence of such firms and their real motivation for getting into healthcare.
Naples. Jacksonville. Miami. Destin. San Francisco. As the jingle from Sesame Street goes, "one of these things is not like the others." If you've traveled at all during the pandemic, read a newspaper, or if you generally don't live in a 1,000-foot-deep hole devoid of all technology, you probably know where I'm going with this.
A company that the government paid to distribute “Obamaphones” — the nickname critics gave to government phones given to poor people — has agreed to pay $13.4 million to settle a case alleging that it doled out devices to tens of thousands of people who didn’t deserve them.