The Race to Build Megafire Prediction Tools

by Adam Popescu,  Bloomberg BusinessWeek California’s rising temperatures and worsening droughts are accelerating the need for advanced modeling technology. New technology is aiding the on-the-ground battle against wildfires, but increasingly dangerous weather conditions present escalating challenges. Researchers at New Mexico’s Los Alamos National Laboratory have spent nearly 30 years collaborating …

Big Tech Expands Footprint in Health

by  Melanie Evans and Laura Stevens, The Wall Street Journal Major technology companies are making inroads into the healthcare market, with Amazon selling software that analyzes medical records for information physicians and hospitals could use to improve patient care. Meanwhile, Apple is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs …