FDA Approves Flowonix Maestro Software for Pump Programming

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of Flowonix Maestro Software for Clinician Programmers. The new software is used to program Prometra Pump Systems. Flowonix Maestro Software was designed to help both clinicians and patients by improving the user experience. It builds on the software currently used with Prometra Clinician Programmer.
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Dear Mr Zuckerberg: the problem isn’t the internet, it’s Facebook

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‘The fact is that the structure and function of Facebook is antithetic to the ideology of the internet.’ Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Dear Mr Zuckerberg: I read with great interest your post Monday on Facebook celebrating 15 years of helping people connect with others through a series of frames on a blue background. Let me add my
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Facebook’s Continued Growth Reminds Us: It’s Now Too Big To #DeleteFacebook

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Facebook logo. (Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images)GETTY As Facebook suffered privacy scandal after privacy scandal last year, press and pundits across the world prognosticated the company’s rapid downfall, its days numbered as the #DeleteFacebook campaign would result in the whole world abandoning the platform over privacy fears. In contrast, others like myself argued that Facebook has become
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Jack Dorsey says Twitter is considering editable tweets, but you’d still be able to see the original

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During his wide-ranging interview with Joe Rogan this week, Jack Dorsey addressed the possibility of adding support for editing tweets. While Dorsey has commented on the oft-requested feature in the past, his comments on Rogan show Twitter is still in the midst of figuring it out. On the show, Rogan suggests that Twitter add support for an
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Key fact-checkers stop working with Facebook

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Two leading fact-checking agencies have ended their partnerships with Facebook, striking a significant blow to the network’s efforts to fight fake news. The social network had paid the Associated Press and Snopes to combat its misinformation crisis. But both firms confirmed they stopped checking articles at the end of 2018, and will not renew their
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Facebook says Apple is restoring a key developer tool

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Facebook says Apple is restoring its access to a key development tool that the iPhone maker disabled on January 30. Late January 29, TechCrunch reported that Facebook paid teens and other users who agreed to download an app called Facebook Research. That app could extensively track their phone and web use. Apple said Facebook was
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Facebook cuts off independent political ad reviewers, claims security concerns

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Analysis Facebook has cut off independent reviewers of political ads that run on its platform, citing security concerns. That’s a claim the reviewers have rejected. The social media giant has added code to its system that prevents third parties from automatically grabbing information on ads that appear on its platform, while also specifically gunning for ad
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A Hard Hardware Breach

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Western governments are shedding their inhibitions about naming and shaming states suspected of infiltrating their critical national infrastructure. This is a good step, but should be just the beginning. Recently, 150 US individuals and entities joined in launching a federal class-action lawsuit in response to the accusation that China was behind the 2014 hack of the Marriott hotel
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Facebook plans content oversight board, tightens paid ad rules

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Facebook Inc on Monday laid out plans for an independent content oversight board with the power to overturn company decisions on user posts, aimed at addressing concerns over misinformation and abusive behaviour on the platform. The board’s 40 members would select cases to review as the world’s largest social media network tries to crack down
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The coolest music-meets-tech gadgets from NAMM 2019

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Anyone who’s ever tried to take their favourite guitar onto an airplane knows what a hassle that can be. Will it fit in the overhead compartment? Do we trust airline personal to get our favourite instrument from point A to point B without losing it? Jonathan Spangler, CEO of Spangler guitars, thinks he has the
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