Daily Archives: November 12, 2011

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and an early investor in Facebook, said the US’ inefficient health care system is a problem Silicon Valley technologists and data scientists are positioned to solve.

“It is my view that the health care system could be dramatically better,” he said at a conference for doctors on Friday. “The intersection of computer science and information technology in health care, and some kind of automation, has to be the obvious next step.” Read more

Did Apple kill Adobe’s mobile Flash? That is the question many asked this week after Adobe announced that it would end development of Flash for mobile devices. Read more