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Italian court finds link between cell phone use and tumor – Fox News

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

MILAN –  A longtime Telecom Italia employee has been awarded monthly social security payments after a court found that his brain tumor was caused by improper use of a company-issued cellphone. Lawyer Stefano Bertone said Thursday that it was the first trial court verdict of which he was aware in the world “to recognize a link between cellphone use and the development of brain tumor.” Bertone said one…

Italian court finds link between cell phone use and tumor – Fox News

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

MILAN –  A longtime Telecom Italia employee has been awarded monthly social security payments after a court found that his brain tumor was caused by improper use of a company-issued cellphone. Lawyer Stefano Bertone said Thursday that it was the first trial court verdict of which he was aware in the world “to recognize a link between cellphone use and the development of brain tumor.” Bertone said one…

Italian court rules mobile phone caused tumour – Phys.Org

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Hyper-connectivity has changed the way we communicate, wait, and productively use our time. Even in a world of 5G wireless and “instant” messaging, there are countless moments throughout the day when we’re waiting for messages, …

Western Digital would consider Japan partners for Toshiba chip unit bid – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

TOKYO Western Digital Corp (WDC.O), the U.S. partner of Toshiba Corp (6502.T) in a semiconductor venture, is in talks with Japanese government-backed investors and would consider a joint bid with them for the chip business, a senior official said on Thursday. “We want to find a way to ensure we are aligned with INCJ and DBJ,” Mark Long, chief financial officer, told Reuters in an interview, referring to state-backed fund…

Western Digital, Japan Investors in Toshiba Unit Sale Talks – Bloomberg

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Western Digital Corp. said it’s in talks with Japanese government-backed investment funds as it tries to win a battle for Toshiba Corp.’s flash memory unit. The San Jose, California-based maker of storage media has held discussions with Innovation Network Corp. of Japan and Development Bank of Japan Inc. about options for a bid, said Mark Long, Western Digital’s chief financial officer. Long also suggested that the U.S. company has had discussions with…

Prepare for the Digital Health Revolution – Fortune

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

How health care is transcending physical walls. At the turn of the 20th century, getting a checkup in America frequently meant your doctor came to you. Armed with a modest black bag of tools and old-fashioned medical know-how, physicians of yore would often take care of you right at your bedside. As quaint as that image may seem today, it’s in some ways a vision of the future. New technologies are…