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247 implied HN points 05 Feb 24
  1. Yandex is selling its remaining Russian businesses for $5.2 billion due to a mandatory discount imposed by the Russian government.
  2. The transaction involves cash in Chinese Yuan and is led by a consortium of senior managers and investors.
  3. Yandex aims to recover value for divested businesses, unlock growth for international businesses, and allow divested businesses to operate under new ownership.
123 implied HN points 08 Jul 23
  1. Meta's Threads, a new Twitter competitor, is rapidly growing.
  2. Politicians and advertisers are already actively using Threads.
  3. Integration with Instagram and concerns about brand safety make Threads unique.
123 implied HN points 23 Jun 23
  1. Meta will restrict news access in Canada due to the passage of the Canada's Online News Act.
  2. The Canada's Online News Act aims to ensure fairness in the digital news market by requiring platforms like Meta to negotiate commercial agreements and compensate news organizations.
  3. Meta and Google are opposed to the legislation and are planning to limit news access before the law takes effect.
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123 implied HN points 21 Mar 23
  1. Nuance DAX Express uses GPT-4 and other AI technologies for generating clinical notes.
  2. The goal of Nuance DAX Express is to reduce administrative tasks for professionals and allow more time for patient interaction.
  3. Nuance DAX Express is HIPAA-compliant and will be available to over 550,000 product subscribers.
123 implied HN points 30 Mar 23
  1. New FDA rules require medical device makers to meet specific cybersecurity criteria for approval.
  2. Manufacturers must offer updates and patches for cybersecurity and develop a plan for addressing postmarket vulnerabilities.
  3. Rules focus on devices connected to the internet, like insulin pumps and pacemakers, not legacy technology.