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Microsoft’s head of healthcare thought it was a ‘career-ending move’ when Satya Nadella offered him the job. Here’s why he says he’s now completely sucked in.

Peter Lee, the corporate vice president of Microsoft Healthcare, thought at first that taking on the tech giant’s healthcare strategy would be a “career-ending move.” But over the past few years, he’s come around to it and sees companies like Microsoft playing a big role in healthcare. “For me, it’s […]
Microsoft’s head of healthcare thought it was a ‘career-ending move’ when Satya Nadella offered him the job. Here’s why he says he’s now completely sucked in.
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David Miliband: Brexit has made Britain an object of pity around the world

Brexit has made Britain an object of pity around the world, the UK’s former foreign secretary David Miliband has told Business Insider. The International Rescue Committee CEO said people ask him “what’s happened to your country” and are bemused by the entire process. “It is awful to be an object […]
David Miliband: Brexit has made Britain an object of pity around the world
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A top psychedelic scientist says ‘the climate’s looking good’ for magic mushrooms and MDMA to turn into medicines at a gathering of the world’s billionaires

The prospects are improving for turning psychedelics into approved medical treatments. Speaking this week at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, a leading neuroscientist said drugs like magic mushrooms and MDMA are moving closer to regulatory approval. If given the green light, the drugs could be used […]
A top psychedelic scientist says ‘the climate’s looking good’ for magic mushrooms and MDMA to turn into medicines at a gathering of the world’s billionaires
Strategy

Labour leaders and executives agree that the traditional 4-year college degree isn’t enough to survive the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ that’s happening right now

Insider, Inc. CEO Henry Blodget hosted a panel at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos titled “Learning Today for Tomorrow’s Jobs.” The panel comprised executives, labour leaders, and a renowned academic, who debated the extent of involvement for the public and private sectors in assisting workers through what […]
Labour leaders and executives agree that the traditional 4-year college degree isn’t enough to survive the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ that’s happening right now
Markets

‘UNPRECEDENTED DANGER’: Billionaire investor George Soros just went scorched Earth on China during his annual Davos speech

George Soros, the billionaire investor and chairman of Soros Fund Management, delivered his annual speech at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Soros absolutely unloaded on China and President Xi Jinping, warning the audience of the “unprecedented danger” the world faces at the hands of the emerging […]
‘UNPRECEDENTED DANGER’: Billionaire investor George Soros just went scorched Earth on China during his annual Davos speech
Tech

Microsoft’s president says tech’s bruising 2018 has left scars that will result in US federal regulation as early as this year

Microsoft President Brad Smith said the tech industry is changed forever after a “watershed” 2018 when privacy became embedded into the global consciousness thanks to Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal. He said new US federal privacy laws are inevitable, and could come into force as early as this year, potentially borrowing […]
Microsoft’s president says tech’s bruising 2018 has left scars that will result in US federal regulation as early as this year