Why did google health fail? Kapil Khandelwal, EquNev Capital, www.equnev.com


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Why did google health fail? Kapil Khandelwal, EquNev Capital, www.equnev.com

  1. 1. cmyk cmyk THE AGE Vatican to Internet Intel gets New Delhi ● Monday ● 27 June 2011 11 address group antitrust Technomics launch Internet news portal ICANN names approval for next week. Steve Crocker Nortel asset as chairman. buy.Google Health to Mobile phone is the arena for Gadget Fix Laptopshut down soon with a next generation technologiesSingapore, June 26: Google blog, Aaron Brown, senioris giving up on its vision ofhelping people live healthier product manager for Google Health, wrote that the goal projectorlives with online personal was to “translate our suc-health records. cessful consumer-centered AGE CORRESPONDENT When Google Health was approach from other BENGALURUintroduced in 2008, Marissa domains to health care and FMayer, a Google executive, have a real impact on the SANGEETHA CHENGAPPA line.com, a site primarily ujitsu has launchedsaid it would be a “large day-to-day health experi- BENGALURU focused on selling sports the Bay Projector forongoing initiative” that the ences of millions of our and fitness brands. . its Lifebook note-company hoped would users.” Yet, after three years, June 26: Imagine a scenario One of the greatest contri- books (S761 and P771) ,attract millions of regular Mr Brown said, “Google where you are cruising butions of technology today converting the notebooksusers. But Google Health Health is not having the down MG Road and impul- is to integrate a consumer’s into a fully-equippednever really caught on. In a broad impact we had hoped sively decide to stop at a online and offline experi- mobile office. One of theposting on the company’s it would.” — NYT fancy new restaurant for ences. Suresh Narasimha, most convenient features of dinner. After parking your CEO of Telibrahma tells us the projector is that it can car, you whip out your how: If a customer who is be inserted into the note- A dose of IT smartphone and take a pho- tograph of the restaurant’s shopping for clothes online, wants to know how a partic- book’s modular bay and can be used in seconds, façade and within seconds ular dress looks on her, tech- with the added advantageWhy did Google the menu of the restaurant is displayed on your phone screen along with other rele- nology makes it possible for her to see herself in all the dresses she has shortlisted. of not having to carry the cables around as well. “As a business notebookHealth fail? vant details like visuals of the interiors of the restau- rant, the kitchen, it’s smok- An auto enthusiast, who is going through the fine print of a Ford Figo advertise- user, an executive might know the scenario of arriv- ing at an important meet- ing area and it’s child- ment in the newspaper can ing, ready to give a presen- friendly zones etc. fish out his mobile phone tation, only to discover that game. Like others, Google “Augmented reality, a tech- and take a picture of the ad. the projector is broken, also has different invest- nology that is popular in the He will be able to see a missing or is not compati- ment priorities in other West will soon be adopted in detailed brochure of the car ble with the notebook that portfolios of their busi- India, allowing people to and book a test drive, all on he is carrying. The Bay ness such as Android OS make spot decisions on his mobile device. Telibrah- Projector solves that prob- and mobile phones and where to dine without tow. screens can be folded up to Sanjay Shelvankar, founder ma has assisted 50 national lem and converts the note- devices, etc. It made sense spending hours trying to fig- Imagine another scenario the size of a cellphone CEO of ScaleneWorks Peo- and international brands in book into a fully-mobile for them to exit out of a ure it out,” says Suhas where your newspaper will screen. “Watch out for new, ple Solutions LLP. Some of engaging with their cus- office” said Alok Sharma, sector that requires time. Gopinath, CEO of Global be delivered to you on your flexible devices such as a the applications that will use tomers with such services. Country Manager, Work- Socially, the rise of Incs. Hot, new, tech prod- mobile phone or tablet wrist watch which will also gesture recognition are — Technology service place systems, Fujitsu KAPIL KHANDELWAL social media is changing ucts will be launched in the device. Sujai Karampuri, identify your GPS position sign language recognition, providers will target mobile India. This 210 gm light the way people manage areas of mobile and cloud CEO of award winning and also keep you updated patient assistive robotics phone users with a variety weight projector works G oogle Health is not information, communi- computing to cater to the startup, Shloka Telecom on all your Facebook and immersive gaming. of applications that will be almost on every surface, going to be there cate, exchange content unmet needs of multiple says that this is a new reality friends’ status messages” More important, gesture delivered via the cloud on a consumes less power, is anymore. After its and interact with their industry verticals. For that will happen sooner than said Alok. recognition will make the pay-per-use model, making quieter and is compatible launch in May 2008, doctors and care givers. instance, technology will later. Stating that the next Another sweeping change remote control redundant, life easier for the average with Windows XP, Win- Google Health went Google Health failed to make it possible for parents big game changer that tech- that will come into our lives added Sanjay. person, says V R Govin- dows Vista and Windows 7. through a chequered exis- capture this trend in their to receive messages as soon nology will usher in is is the way we interact with E-commerce is now com- darajan, director Perfios The screen can be project- tence till Google Execs solutions. Technological- as their children board the video, he said “Video-call- our computing devices. ing of age, thanks to a gamut Software Solutions. ed onto the wall and the lat- announced, last week, to ly, Google failed to learn school bus, and will allow ing will become the stan- “Human Machine Interface of brands and categories to “People will be able to do est figures, videos and withdraw the product by from the failures of others them to keep constant check dard in two to three years, a favourite topic of the choose from, free shipping, pretty much everything on illustrations can be shown end of 2011. I will use the and replicated solutions on their kids’ academic changing the way we live, movie industry will revolu- fabulous discounts ranging their smartphones that they to colleagues and cus- PESTC model to conduct when there were far more progress, at the click of a work and play. We will also tionise the way we interact from five to 60 per cent, could previously accom- tomers. When not in use, the postmortem analysis superior solutions and button, noted Suhas. be able to see who we are with machines. For instance, cash-back guarantees if a plish with their desktop and the Bay Projector can be on the death of Google players in the field. Global Incs which began playing mobile games with, the input device for a com- customer is not satisfied laptop apps. Location based easily removed and Health I guess alignment with as a pure play IT services across locations.” puter has stopped evolving with the product and the services will help people replaced with a modular Politically, 2007-08 was doctors and clinicians is company is now aggressive- Flexible screens especial- beyond the keyboard and the convenience of researching find points of interest like second battery, a DVD a time when concerns the first step towards cre- ly focusing on product ly the cellphone screen will mouse. This is where Ges- purchases online. “Its time coffee shops, libraries, Super Multi drive, or sim- around reforming health- ating a technologically development, as the compa- be expandable to the size of ture computing with power- for e-commerce version 2.0, malls, while on the move; ply a weight saver. At the care reforms were at its superior solution that can ny is finding it hard to retain a regular newspaper and ful hand, face and emotion because people are warming personal navigation servic- end of a long day for busi- peak and one of the key align with healthcare con- its global customer base due people will be able to read recognition algorithms can up to shopping online and es will help people find ness travelers, the projector agenda items in the US sumers. Secondly, there to rising costs. The company large format content on their make the keyboard and apprehensions about the their way through various can also double-up as a Presidential war. Such were hardly any vertical is developing a low cost mobile devices very soon, mouse redundant. This way security of online transac- parts of a city with ease, and hotel room personal cine- need to reform healthcare partnerships in healthcare iPad clone — an eBag that says Alok Bhardwaj, interacting directly with the tions have begun to melt free personal finance soft- ma, where it can be used was politically echoed that Google went out to will replace the heavy founder of Hidden Reflex computer will become ubiq- away. Sales have gone up by ware, will allow people to for playing back movies on world over by many lead- create an ecosystem with. school bag. Very soon, kids that launched the first Indian uitous and will perhaps 10 times since we launched manage and get a 360 a bigger TV screen, for ers. This meant more busi- Lastly, Google did not will go all the way to school browser called Epic. He become available to even our site three years ago,” degree view of their person- more comfortable viewing. ness for healthcare ICT to integrate their other prod- and back home with a com- said, with OLED technolo- low-end cellphone users in says Ramakrishna Kalluri, al finances” said Govin- create solutions to address ucts such as Google Maps pact, lightweight eBag in gy, screens larger than tablet the near future” observed director of playgroundon- darajan. various issues like health- care access, costs, quality, that could provide loca- tion aware services to the Obama in outcomes and so on. Polit- ically, it made sense for tech heavy weights to put their might in launching healthcare solutions and in this political back drop consumers on their health front. Consumers and competition too con- tributed to putting the nails in the coffin of Google Health. LulzSec hackers end attacks New York, June 26: The mockery, embarrassment, cized assaults have mostly technology partnership New York, June 26: Presi- that Google Health was Google Health focused Lulz Security group of Hackers attack EA website thoughtfulness, jealousy, resulted in temporary dis- dent Barack Obama on Fri- launched. However since on one end of the health- rogue hackers announced it CYBER HACKERS have breached an Electronic Arts Inc hate, even love. If anything, ruptions of some websites day launched an initiative then not much impact for care value chain and did was disbanding on Saturday website and may have taken user information such as birth we hope we had a micro- and the release of user cre- to develop new US manu- many tech majors who not believe in working in with one last data dump, dates, phone numbers and mailing addresses, the compa- scopic impact on someone, dentials. The data the group facturing jobs by teaming waged on healthcare. aligning the overall which included internal ny said on its website.The video game publisher posted a somewhere. Anywhere." released Saturday was a up government with com- Economically, this was healthcare ecosystem. AOL Inc and AT&T docu- set of questions and answers on its website addressing the In what could be a sign mixed bag. panies and universities to the time for worlds worst Moreover, consumers are ments. attack, which hit a server for EA’s Bioware studio in Edmon- that cyber police were mak- We were not able to access invest more than $500 mil- economic downturn since moving towards mobile- LulzSec, which gained ton, Canada.The hacked website was associated with the ing progress toward shutting all of the files but those that lion in advanced technolo- the Great Depression. based solutions that wide recognition for breach- fantasy game “Neverwinter Nights.”The company said no down LulzSec, British were available included a gies. Obama, who must Healthcare was seen as Google Health failed to ing the websites of Sony credit card data or social security numbers were taken but police said on Tuesday they list of routers — devices that ease high unemployment to anti-recessionary. Tech capture as a trend. Lastly, Corp, the CIA and a British other sensitive information may have been breached by had arrested a 19-year-old handle Internet traffic — be confident of winning a hackers. — Reuters majors boardrooms dis- their competitions have police unit among other tar- man on suspicion that he and their passwords, as well second White House term cussed de-risking and far better ideas as a health gets, said in a statement that was connected to the attacks as account information for next year, visited Carnegie growth by social sectors tech solution is a long- it had accomplished its mis- metaphors, the hacker group steal classified information on Sony, the CIA and a an Irish private investigation Mellon University in Pitts- such as healthcare, educa- term game. With Google sion to disrupt corporate and took to Twitter — the from governments, banks British police unit that fights service. The AOL docu- burgh to launch the tion and so on. Googles Health putting down their government bodies for microblogging site where it and other major establish- organised crime. ments appeared to be ele- Advanced Manufacturing board and leadership shutters on their shop, entertainment. had more than 277,000 fol- ments. London police declined to ments of an internal techni- Partnership, aimed at fos- could not have been think- what are the implications? "Our planned 50 day lowers — to release its state- LulzSec also had said it say if the teenager was a cal manual. tering a new generation of ing differently while giv- The spotlight now falls on cruise has expired, and we ment. was teaming up with the member of LulzSec but the A file list on a download US-made high-technology ing thumbs up to invest in Microsoft HealthVault. must now sail into the dis- A link to the release also Anonymous hacker activist hacking group said on Twit- site indicated there also was products. healthcare business. How- However, health is a very tance, leaving behind — we was posted on www.lulzse- group to cause more serious ter that he had hosted one of some AT&T internal data in “This partnership is about ever many tech majors large opportunity that hope — inspiration, fear, curity.com but there was no trouble. "... Our planned 50- its chatrooms on his com- the dump, although the new cutting-edge ideas to have since realised that Google may not like to denial, happiness, approval, way to independently con- day cruise has expired," the puter server. The arrest nature of that data was not create new jobs, spark new healthcare requires long- miss. It may come back disapproval, mockery, tact the group to confirm the hackers said in their state- came after Spanish police immediately clear. AOL was breakthroughs, reinvigorate term strategic vision and with an acquisition some- embarrassment, thoughtful- release. ment, "and we must now sail earlier this month appre- not immediately available American manufacturing investments to stay in the time later. ness, jealousy, hate, even The abrupt dissolution into the distance, leaving hended three men on suspi- for comment, while an today. Right now,” he told love," the group said. came a few days after behind -- we hope -- inspira- cion they helped Anony- AT&T spokesman did not an audience of around 200Kapil Khandelwal is a leading healthcare and ICT Known for irreverence and LulzSec threatened to esca- tion, fear, denial, happiness, mous. have immediate comment. in a robotics laboratory.expert. Kapil@KapilKhandelwal.com a fondness for naval late its cyberattacks and approval, disapproval, So far LulzSecs publi- —Reuters — Reuters SECURED DNSA stronger Internet security system is deployedSingapore, June 26: A included an elaborate tech- The three centers are that the identity of the per- cal work to include their security protocol would ini- group based in Berkeley,small group of Internet secu- nical ceremony to create and fortresses made up of five son or organization they are own domains in the system, tially affect Web traffic and Calif., that is assistingrity specialists gathered in then securely store numeri- layers of physical, electronic communicating with is not the consortium of Internet e-mail. Most users should be Icann, the Internet gover-Singapore this week to start cal keys that will be kept in and cryptographic security, being spoofed or forged. security specialists is help- mostly protected by the end nance organisation, inup a global system to make three hardened data centers making it virtually impossi- Internet engineers like Mr. ing smaller countries and of the year, but the effective- deploying Secure DNS.e-mail and e-commerce there, in Zurich and in San ble to tamper with the sys- Kaminsky want to counter- organizations with the ness for a user depends on Secure DNS makes it pos-more secure, end the prolif- Jose, Calif. The keys and tem. Four layers are active act three major deficiencies process. The United States the participation of the gov- sible to make phone callseration of passwords and data centers are working now. The fifth, a physical in today’s Internet. There is by governments and other government was initially ernment, Internet providers over the Internet secureraise the bar significantly for parts of a technology known barrier, is being built inside no mechanism for ensuring organisations. The event in divided over the technology. and organizations and busi- from eavesdropping andInternet scam artists, spies as Secure DNS, or the data center. trust, the quality of software Singapore capped a process The Department of Home- nesses visited online. Even- other kinds of snooping, heand troublemakers. DNSSEC. DNS refers to the The technology is viewed is uneven, and it is difficult that began more than a year land Security included the tually the system is expected said. Security specialists are “It won’t matter where you Domain Name System, by many computer security to track down bad actors. ago and is expected to be .gov domain early in 2009, to have a broad effect on all hopeful that the new Secureare in the world or who you which is a directory that specialists as a ray of hope One reason for these flaws complete after 300 so-called while the Department of kinds of communications, DNS system will enable aare in the world, you’re connects names to numeri- amid the recent cascade of is that from the 1960s top-level domains have been Commerce initially resisted including voice calls that global authenticationgoing to be able to authenti- cal Internet addresses. Pre- data thefts, attacks, disrup- through the 1980s the engi- digitally signed, around the including the .us domain travel over the Internet, scheme that will be morecate everyone and every- liminary work on the securi- tions and scandals, includ- neers who designed the net- end of the year. Before the because some large Internet known as voice-over-Inter- impenetrable and lessthing,” said Dan Kaminsky, ty system had been going on ing break-ins at Citibank, work’s underlying technolo- Singapore event, 70 coun- corporations opposed the net protocol. “In the very expensive than an earlieran independent network for more than a year, but this Sony, Lockheed Martin, gy were concerned about tries had adopted the tech- deployment of the technolo- long term it will be voice- system of commercial digi-security researcher who is was the first time the system RSA Security and else- reliable, rather than secure, nology, and 14 more were gy, which is incompatible over-I.P. that will benefit the tal certificates that provedone of the engineers went into operation, even where. It allows users to communications. That is added as part of the event. with some older security most,” said Bill Woodcock, vulnerable in a series ofinvolved in the project. though it is not quite com- communicate via the Inter- starting to change with the While large countries are protocols. Internet security research director at the prominent compromises. The Singapore event plete. net with high confidence introduction of Secure DNS generally doing the techni- specialists said the new Packet Clearing House, a — NYT