Social media bosses to discuss suicide and self harm content with the Samaritans

Representatives from social media giants Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram have been summoned by the Government to meet the Samaritans over plans to rid the internet of content promoting self-harm videos and suicide Health Secretary Matt Hancock has convened the summit and will ask tech giants to commit to developing ways that might identify and…

Robots and AI will give doctors more time with patients, claims NHS report

Robots, artificial intelligence and smart speakers will unburden doctors to give them more time with patients, according to an NHS report on the pending technological “revolution” in healthcare. Rapid advances will also be spurred on by developments in the ability to sequence individuals’ genomes, the entirety of their genetic data, according to the “groundbreaking” review…