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What went wrong with America’s $44 million vaccine data system — MIT Technology Review

Why was Deloitte awarded the project on a no-bid basis? The contracts claim the company was the only “responsible source” to build the tool, writes Cat Ferguson.

Here is the link: https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/01/30/1017086/cdc-44-million-vaccine-data-vams-problems/

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Aerodome, a Los Angeles, CA-based company specializing in Drone-As-First-Responder (DFR) technology, has secured $21.5 million in a Series A funding round.

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The US government's Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) has pledged more than $50 million to fund the development of technology that aims to automate the process of securing hospital IT environments, writes Jessica Lyons in The Register.