News of Note—EXFO, President Trump, Akamai and more

august 8 2017

> The Mayo Clinic and Corindus Vascular Robotics are conducting a preclinical telemedicine study involving remote insertion of stents using a robotic arm, technology that could help healthcare providers overcome a looming shortage of cardiologists. Twin Cities Business article

> EXFO announced that the six nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of the company at a shareholder meeting held on Jan. 10, 2018, in Toronto, Canada. Release

> President Trump’s executive orders for rural broadband won’t do much to expand the availability of wireline access to homes. ExtremeTech article

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> The House of Representatives approved legislation on Thursday renewing the National Security Agency's internet surveillance program for six years. Reuters article

> Akamai is exploring strategic alternatives for the company, including a possible sale. Bloomberg article

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