Augnito Announces Strategic Investment to Accelerate Digital Health Innovation – ET HealthWorld

Augnito Announces Strategic Investment to Accelerate Digital Health Innovation – ET HealthWorld

Dubai: Augnito, a leading provider of Medical Voice AI solutions, has formed an alliance with Dharmendra Ghai, a prominent digital health evangelist based out of Qatar. Ghai’s investment and expertise are set to accelerate the development and deployment of Augnito’s cutting-edge healthcare technologies, enhancing patient experiences and operational efficiency across the global care continuum. With … Read more

US is slowing AI chip exports to Middle East by Nvidia, AMD

US is slowing AI chip exports to Middle East by Nvidia, AMD

US officials have slowed the issuing of licenses to chipmakers such as Nvidia Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. for large-scale AI accelerator shipments to the Middle East, according to people familiar with the matter, while officials conduct a national security review of AI development in the region. It’s unclear how long the review will … Read more

Calls for calm after reported Israeli strike on Iran

Calls for calm after reported Israeli strike on Iran

World leaders appealed for calm Friday after reported Israeli retaliation against Iran added to months of tense spillover from the war in Gaza, with Iranian state media reporting explosions in a central province.Israeli officials made no public comment on the attack and Iranian officials played down its significance.Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Israeli micro-drones … Read more

Israel’s military chief says that Israel will respond to Iran’s weekend missile attack

Israel’s military chief says that Israel will respond to Iran’s weekend missile attack

This handout picture released by the Israeli Army shows the head of the military, Lieutenant General Herzi Halevi (L), attending a situational assessment with members of the General Staff Forum at the Kirya military base, which houses the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv, on April 14, 2024. | Photo Credit: AFP Israel’s military chief said … Read more

World reactions to Iran strikes on Israel

World reactions to Iran strikes on Israel

Countries around the world condemned Iran‘s strikes on Israel late Saturday, warning the attack threatened to further destabilise the Middle East. Here are some of the main reactions so far: United States –US President Joe Biden promised “ironclad” support for Israel after holding an urgent meeting with top security officials. “I just met with my … Read more

At Davos, leaders talked big on rebuilding trust. Can the World Economic Forum make a difference?

At Davos, leaders talked big on rebuilding trust. Can the World Economic Forum make a difference?

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP): Business and political elites descended on the Swiss Alpine snows of Davos to suss out “rebuilding trust” in a splintering world. If there’s any takeaway from the World Economic Forum‘s annual meeting — boldly touting that theme — it’s that we still have a long way to go. From full-blown wars in … Read more

Russian oil shaves India’s import costs by about $2.7 bln

Russian oil shaves India’s import costs by about $2.7 bln

NEW DELHI: India saved roughly $2.7 billion by importing discounted Russian oil in the first nine months of this year, according to calculations based on government data, helping it support economic growth and easing pressure on its trade deficit. Crude oil accounts for about a third of India’s overall imports by value. The world’s third-biggest … Read more

Israel controls movement of men and material in and out of Gaza | Data

Israel controls movement of men and material in and out of Gaza | Data

A Palestinian man walks past shuttered shops during a general strike in Nablus in the occupied West Bank, on October 18, 2023, a day after a rocket hit a Gaza hospital killing hundreds. | Photo Credit: AFP Two Data Points published last week explored the impoverished nature of the Palestinian territories, especially Gaza, and how … Read more

Decoding the impact of Israel-Hamas war on global and Indian economy

Decoding the impact of Israel-Hamas war on global and Indian economy

The impact of the Israel-Hamas war on the world economy may take time to become apparent but it would worsen if it spread to the Middle East, notably Iran, a major oil producer and Hamas sponsor. The global economy would be affected by rising oil prices near $90. Further escalation of the conflict towards other … Read more

Five wars in 15 years have stifled Gaza’s growth | Data

Five wars in 15 years have stifled Gaza’s growth | Data

Since the beginning of Israeli strikes following Hamas’ surprise attack in southern Israel on October 7, over 4,700 people have died in the Gaza Strip, according to reports from the territory’s leaders. Of these, close to 1,800 were children, says the Palestinian health ministry. Israeli strikes on Gaza have also left about 16,000 people injured. … Read more