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Daily Archives: June 5, 2012

A graphic depicting the sharing of a person's health data.

From Latanya Sweeney, Data Privacy Lab, Harvard University, 2010

A graphic depicting the sharing of a person's health data.

As Health Records Go Digital, Where They End Up Might Surprise You

Two years ago, Latanya Sweeney created a graphic on the widespread sharing of medical files that shocked lawmakers, technologists and doctors. Sweeney, who founded the Data Privacy Lab at Harvard University, produced a “health data map” that looks like a...

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Jim Carrey shows off Airtime during a press conference at Milk Studios today in New York City.

Photograph by Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Airtime

Jim Carrey shows off Airtime during a press conference at Milk Studios today in New York City.

Sean Parker Calls Facebook Boring, Launches Video Chat Service

Sean Parker, an early investor in Facebook Inc., said he’s bored by the social network. That’s partly why he introduced a new service today that allows users to chat by video and share files with friends and strangers. During a...

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Gina Bianchini, who cofounded Ning, is changing the direction and design of her latest startup, Mightybell.

Courtesy of Mightybell

Gina Bianchini, who cofounded Ning, is changing the direction and design of her latest startup, Mightybell.

Ning Co-Founder Bianchini Has New Design on Online Groups

Serial entrepreneur Gina Bianchini is betting that people want to congregate and collaborate around common interests on a site other than Facebook. That’s why Mightybell, a startup she founded in 2010, is unveiling a new direction and a revamped design...

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