Google's patient data project 'Nightingale' is under investigation

The Office for Civil Rights’ website says it “enforces federal civil rights laws, conscience and religious freedom laws, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, and the Patient Safety Act and Rule, which together protect your fundamental rights of nondiscrimination, conscience, religious freedom, …

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Chaka opens up global investing to Africa’s most populous nation

Fintech startup Chaka aims to open up online investingd to Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria. The seed-stage company recently went live with its mobile-based platform that offers Nigerians stock trading in over 40 countries. Chaka positions itself as a passport to local and global investing. The startup has created an …

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How to stream Disney+

The highly anticipated Disney+ streaming service, which will likely prove as essential as Netflix to many consumers, is now available. Disney+ combines content from Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic into a single streaming app. You can dig into Disney+’s vault of animated classics, superhero blockbusters, TV shows, and …

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Veterans Affairs faces complaint after blocking Navy veteran on Twitter

Over the past couple of years, courts have ruled that politicians like Donald Trump can’t block people for yelling at them on Twitter or Facebook. But thin-skinned elected officials aren’t the only government figures on social media, and experts have wondered how these rulings will affect official agencies’ accounts, which …

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Google reportedly fires staffer in media leak crackdown

Google has reportedly fired an employee believed to be leaking to the media, as it placed two others involved with internal activism at the company on leave, according to a new report from Bloomberg News. Terminated employee sent names and personal information The publication writes that the terminated employee provided …

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Tim Cook to host Donald Trump at Texas Apple factory, per report

President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook are reportedly expected to tour the company’s Texas-based manufacturing facilities together soon, CNBC reported on Tuesday. Neither the White House nor Apple have officially announced the trip, but the tour would emphasize Cook’s amicable relationship with Trump and the current administration as …

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