– Medical data extracted without consent in the UK. Is the British government playing with fire? The latter plans to extract medical data from patients registered in the hospital systems of the NHS and share them with its data platform based on Palantir technology. Problem: This project does not involve users, the worst is that it would simply be done without the consent of the patients. NHS England said patients would not be allowed to transfer their data under the National Data Deactivation Scheme because the data had to be “anonymized in accordance with the Office of the Commissioner’s Anonymization Code of Practice”. Speaking to the Registry, director of non-profit news site Foxglove, Cori Crider, said, “We are very concerned that this latest decision to force more patient data into Palantir has been made without any public input or consent. That is not what we have been told and we are seriously concerned that it is illegal. The government will hear from us shortly. “
– Microsoft continues to help Ukraine. How AWS who worked to safeguard the Ukrainian government archivesMicrosoft Azure extends its technological support to the country violently attacked by Russia. In a blog post, Microsoft President Brad Smith said that technical support will continue to be available and could reach $ 100 million annually, bringing the cost of Redmond’s financial support to Ukraine to over $ 400 million, all systems software put together. “We are aware that many people, especially in Europe, will make sacrifices this winter to support Ukraine’s defense. The war has disrupted energy markets and disrupted access to food. We are confident that other tech companies will do the same to provide support not only for Ukraine, but also for international stability and the protection of fundamental rights in Europe and in the world, “said the Microsoft leader.
– Datadog’s quarterly results surprise analysts. Datadog, a publisher specializing in application and log monitoring, has published promising financial results for the third quarter of 2022. While the company announced a net loss of $ 26 million, its revenue saw an impressive 61% increase over the previous year. previous year, to $ 436.5 million. These figures far exceeded the forecasts of financial analysts. Founded by two French expats in New York, Olivier Pomel and Alexis Lê-Quôc, the platform is particularly popular with operators and administrators who work with application developers.