US surveillance company Palantir nabs £1M UK COVID-19 contract


In for a penny, in for a pound. The UK yesterday revealed US surveillance company Palantir had secured a £1 million contract renewal to continue its work on the country’s COVID-19 data-aggregation project. That’s a hefty increase over the initial contract signed just four months ago for a single British pound. NHS England aims to build a COVID-19 data store aggregating all of its patient data. Neural’s Thomas Macaulay wrote about the original deal here, where he explained: Palantir will integrate an array of healthcare information into a single data store through the company’s Foundry software, a data integration tool used by… This story continues at The Next Web

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