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The coming fight over who controls digital health data

7 monthes ago   |   By Tech Crunch

Spending for consumer digital healthcare companies is set to explode in the next few years; the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is currently reviewing the requirements for data sharing with the Department of Health and Human Services, and their initiatives will unlock a wave of data access never before seen in the U.S. healthcare system.
Already, startups and large technology companies are jockeying for position over how to leverage this access and take advantage of new sensor technologies that provide unprecedented windows into patient health.
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OECD: Taxes on ‘Digital Companies' Are Coming

OECD: Taxes on ‘Digital Companies' Are Coming

7 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development hopes to have new rules for “the taxation of digital companies” in place by January, Angel Gurría, secretary-general of the OECD, said Monday at the Fortune Global Forum in Paris.
Though big tech wasn't specifically mentioned, the message was clear: Silicon Valley companies are likely to owe more taxes in Europe and elsewhere.
While the OECD just unveiled its digital tax proposal last month-targeting large multinational corporations with significant sales in countries where they are not physically based, such as Amazon and Facebook...
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