HCA estimates 5,500 lives have been saved because of artificial intelligence now used to detect sepsis, a deadly infection common in hospitals. The Nashville-based hospital chain's top doctor highlighted the technological advance during a recent congressional hearing.
Lawmakers unveiled the much-anticipated farm bill compromise Monday night, ending the months-long impasse over whether a critical piece of legislation that provides subsidies to farmers and helps needy Americans buy groceries could pass before the lame-duck session concludes at the end of the year.
The Google+ social network inadvertently gave app developers access to information on some 52.5 million users — even data that users designated as private — because of a "bug" in its software, Google says. The company had already announced it was pulling the plug on the social network because of an earlier incident, and now says the shutdown will happen four months sooner.
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