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UK shares roadmap for creation of new medtech regulatory framework - The U.K. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) sets out plans to talk to the medtech industry about its approach to unique device identification, quality management systems (QMS), implants and more.

Quest, Fitbit take first step in combining wearables and diagnostics to improve metabolic health -

5 Predictions for generative AI in 2024 - Artificial intelligence (AI) was unquestionably the biggest trend in tech last year, but 2024 could be even more significant as the hype (hopefully) dies down and the rubber finally meets the road, so to speak. DataStax, which makes tools for AI development, has made five predictions for generative AI this year based on the company’s unique position within the industry.

It's not just you, Google Search really has gotten worse - A new study by German researchers found that Google Search is plagued with SEO spam.

Do You Need To Use Hashtags on LinkedIn? -

3 bellwether companies to watch as medtech earnings season begins - J&J, Intuitive Surgical and Abbott kick off this week with fourth-quarter reports.

What marketers can expect as Google rolls out conversational AI in search ads - The previously announced experience for generating ad content is the first integration of Gemini AI in Google Ads.

J&J highlights Abiomed’s first year in 2023 medtech earnings -

J&J expects strong procedure volumes in 2024 - After reporting growth for its procedure-based units in the fourth quarter, J&J forecast surgery volumes to be above pre-pandemic levels this year.

The top medtech trends in 2024 - Experts said M&A, orthopedic procedure backlogs and emerging cardiac markets were among the top trends to watch in the medical device industry this year.

4 heart device trends shaping the medtech sector in 2024 - Medtronic, Boston Scientific and J&J are among the companies advancing treatments in cardiac care for when medicines are not enough.

DOE to invest $131 million to boost domestic EV battery industry -

YouTube Now Has 100M Premium and Music Subscribers -

New liquid metal printing technique makes parts ten times faster -

LinkedIn Adds New Prompts To Boost Networking Opportunities - LinkedIn’s looking to make it easier to manage your professional interactions in the app, by splitting its “Network” tab into new, dedicated “Grow” and “Catch-Up” feeds, (for LinkedIN Premium subscribers only).

Google Launches Next-Level AI System, Renames Bard to Gemini -