Silicon Valley Struggles To Speak FDA’s Language

By Matthew Perrone

FILE - This undated file photo released by Google shows a contact lens Google is testing to explore tear glucose. As Silicon Valley turns its attention to health care, the giants of the tech world _ who have famously disrupted so many industries _ are now encountering their own unexpected disruption: regulation. (AP Photo/Google, File)


WASHINGTON (AP) – From Apple’s new smartwatch that tracks heartbeats to contact lenses that measure blood sugar – Silicon Valley is pouring billions into gadgets and apps designed to transform health care. But the tech giants that have famously disrupted so many industries are now facing their own unexpected disruption: regulation.

Google co-founder Sergey Brin recently expressed his frustration with the complex web of rules that govern the field.

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