12 Hot Mobile Medical Apps
Mobile medicine is everywhere. There's the iPhone app that lets you cut away images of muscle layers to see what lies beneath, an e-health record system for the iPad, and a smartphone-based blood pressure monitor. Here are a dozen innovative ones.
IBM, Akamai Partner To Speed Cloud Apps
Combining Akamai's network and IBM's DataPower appliances lets businesses and cloud service providers bypass the Internet and accelerate the delivery of applications.
Feds Seek IT Ideas From Private Sector
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra has called a meeting with business CIOs to identify emerging tech trends, with a goal of helping federal agencies begin planning now for what comes next.
RIM's Reduced Forecast Darkens Outlook
Research In Motion predicted it will sell fewer devices than previously thought because it has failed to update its aging line of high-end BlackBerry smartphones.
Phones Are Getting Thinner, Heavier, Larger
For a while, it seemed cellphone makers' goal was to build the smallest usable device, but smartphones with touchscreens have reversed that trend--though thin is still in.
Filemaker Eyes Mobile SMBs With Go Updates
iPhone and iPad versions of the popular desktop database software target users frustrated by a lack of mature business apps and those lacking development resources to build applications themselves.
VMware, Why Are You Buying SlideRocket?
Acquiring the presentation software company and pushing into end-user apps seems strange, but the virtualization firm's new VP of apps insists it's core to what they do.
Filemaker Go 1.2 Expands iOS Feature Set
The latest version of Filemaker Go--the database software provider's iOS-based mobile application for business users--adds charts and graphs, digital signature capture, enhanced PDF tools, and wireless printing while allowing users to develop custom applications for the iPhone or iPad without heavy-duty development work.
Google Gmail Gets Shared Inboxes
Cloud workflow specialist RunMyProcess adds key collaboration feature to help businesses jump from Microsoft Exchange to Google Gmail.
Mobile Security, The Way Forward
Our newest Tech Center is your one-stop shop for news, analysis, and commentary on the nexus of mobile computing and cyber threats.
Global Internet Culture Emerges
Internet users worldwide want privacy, security, trust, and freedom of expression, says a report from the Oxford Internet Institute, graduate business school Insead, and comScore.
Is Government Inflating Cyber Threats?
A report from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University questions "alarmist rhetoric" and asks whether government agencies can meaningfully improve the security of critical infrastructure.
SETI Shutters Search For Alien Life
Budget cuts force the Allen Telescope Array, which scans space for extraterrestrial life, into hibernation mode while SETI searches for other funding.
How To Build A Modern Data Center
Borrowing ideas from Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, Vantage is building three wholesale data centers in Santa Clara that focus on energy efficiency.
Military Deploys Two Smartphone Apps
The Army and DOD are providing mobile device access to information about new munitions and a support network for wounded soldiers, veterans, and their families.