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Content tagged with Mobile & Wireless posted in November 2013
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Google Glass Enables Surgeons To Consult Remotely
News  |  11/29/2013  | 
When surgeon Brent Ponce wore Google Glass during a shoulder replacement, the ghostly hand of a remote collaborator coached him along.
Tablet Shopping Guide: 8 Tips
News  |  11/29/2013  | 
The tablet market is more crowded than ever. Use our eight tips to avoid buyers' remorse this holiday season.
Keep Data Off Mobile Devices & Away From Adversaries
Commentary  |  11/27/2013  | 
Why we must focus on protecting the data rather than securing mobile devices.
Send ECGs Via Smartphone? AliveCor Says Yes
News  |  11/26/2013  | 
Mobile heart monitor company teams with telemedicine firm to offer patients ECG analysis via smartphone.
How Mobile Devices Reshape Patient Care
News  |  11/26/2013  | 
Will a glorified pedometer change the way America does healthcare? And what is "mHealth," anyway? Five experts speak.
As Boomers Become Seniors, Healthcare Technology Demand Grows
News  |  11/26/2013  | 
With baby boomers all grown up, a new generation of tech-savvy seniors is emerging.
Online Healthcare: States Must Be More Open-Minded
Commentary  |  11/25/2013  | 
Telemedicine and online consultations from home hold great promise, if the law can get out of the way.
Kaiser Shifts To Preventive Care In Mobile Apps
News  |  11/20/2013  | 
Kaiser executives highlight potential for interactive, preventive care through a new generation of mobile apps -- but how to get patients to opt in?
Athenahealth: The Other Side Of The Cloud
News  |  11/19/2013  | 
Athenahealth offers cloud software, but to call it a healthcare cloud software company misses the point.
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
We're leaving behind the old, one-way publishing model of business technology journalism and pioneering an approach that emphasizes community and true multiway discourse.
Cloud Services May Replace EHR Portals
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
EHR integration with Box suggests a trend: cloud services for care coordination and one-stop patient record access.
Telemedicine Transforms Rural Care
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
Telemedicine is a useful tool for anyone, but it's vital in a rural setting.
iPhone & Cloud: Disaster Preparedness In Hand
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
For the paperless, cloud-connected medical office, backup Internet access is essential.
Mobile Transforms IT's Role: What's Next?
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
Mobile devices have reshaped the employee-IT relationship and how we work with tools like Google Docs. Brace yourself for big changes over the next five years.
Surgical Robots: Look Who's Coming To The OR
Slideshows  |  11/15/2013  | 
Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci system dominates the field, but it doesn't have a lock on innovation. Take a look at present and future surgical robots.
Google Now Update Improves Voice Commands
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
Google's personal assistant software gets upgraded to better manage owners' lives and understand natural language requests.
IEEE, Continua Collaborate For Device Interoperability
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
IEEE Standards Association and Continua Health Alliance team to help home-monitoring devices and mobile health apps communicate more easily with healthcare providers.
Isis Launches Mobile Payments Venture
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
Android smartphones owners can now pay for goods and services by tapping their device to Isis terminals at 1.3 million locations nationwide.
Google Brings Portable Native Client To Chrome
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Developers can now compile native C and C++ code to run in Chrome across different hardware architectures.
Motorola's Moto G Targets Emerging Markets
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Motorola thinks the Moto G can win over smartphone buyers who want more performance at a lower price point.
IBM To Buy Fiberlink For Mobile Management
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
IBM is set to expand its BYOD capabilities through a deal for Fiberlink, a cloud-based mobile-management and security services provider.
Google Pushes Android KitKat To Nexus Tablets
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets will be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat in the coming days.
Pivotal Launches Cloud App Development Platform
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Pivotal One Platform, based on VMware's open source Cloud Foundry, comes with four application services on top.
Server Innovation Moves Slowly
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Companies may be planning big data and Internet of things strategies, but they aren't buying the next-gen hardware to support them.
Google Glass Plans To Play Music
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Google Glass will soon be able to access Google Play Music.
Dr. Dobb's Annual Developer Salary Survey 2013
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Salaries for software developers are on the rise, driven by the proliferation of mobile startups. Will the trend continue?
Android Wins 81% Of Smartphone Market
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Apple's marketshare slips, Microsoft sees gains, and BlackBerry sales reach catastrophic lows.
Retina iPad Mini Launches, Supplies Limited
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Apple made the iPad Mini with Retina Display available on its website. The pixel-rich tablet starts at $399.
Google Barge: 10 Informative Images
Slideshows  |  11/11/2013  | 
When Google's floating cultural exhibit opens to the public, you probably won't see many Apple devices on board. Take a closer look at what we've learned so far.
How To Build An Analytics A-Team
News  |  11/11/2013  | 
Five key big data roles will emerge as analytics tools become more popular in the enterprise, says one analyst firm.
Smartphone Sales Poised For Rapid Growth
News  |  11/11/2013  | 
Smartphones sales are set to increase by 300% between now and 2019, as demand for mobile data skyrockets by a factor of 10.
Apple Explores Curved iPhone Designs
News  |  11/11/2013  | 
Apple may release two iPhones next year that include large, curved screens, like the devices recently announced by LG and Samsung.
Health IT Could Reduce Demand For Physicians
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Comprehensive use of IT in 30% of physician offices would have major impact, but that is not expected to occur for 5 to 15 years, says study.
Smartphones Destroying High-End Camera Sales
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Smartphones with powerful cameras have begun to take a toll on sales of expensive, dSLR cameras. But are they really good enough to replace them for most users?
Gogo To Power In-Flight Calls And Texts
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Gogo says flyers will be able to make calls and send text messages from the air beginning next year.
Federal IT Spending To Grow Slightly In 2014
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Big data, cloud and mobile tech in heavy demand as agencies seek efficiencies.
Rackspace Adds SSDs To Cloud Servers
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Rackspace adds solid state disks, more RAM and faster processors to boost performance of its standard cloud server offering.
What Star Wars Teaches Us About Technology
Commentary  |  11/7/2013  | 
Luke Skywalker had it right. Push away the screen and go with The Force from time to time.
Google Glass Update Precedes New Hardware
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Google Calendar access and directions to Maps locations is included in latest software update.
Kindle HDX Aims At iPad Air
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Amazon's 8.9-inch tablet has already garnered early praise from critics as a worthy iPad Air competitor.
Pebble Steps Up Smartwatch Game
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Pebble adds Foursquare, Yelp, other apps to smartwatch, expands notifications for iPhones.
Apple Seeks Freedom To Disclose Gov Data Demands
News  |  11/6/2013  | 
Apple released its first transparency report and seeks the right to tell its customers the truth about government orders for customer information.
Nokia Preps Lumia 1520, Windows Phone Posts Gains
News  |  11/6/2013  | 
Nokia's Lumia 1520 smartphone, which hits stores November 15, should help boost Windows Phone's market share.
Samsung Targets Apple For Tablet Supremacy
News  |  11/6/2013  | 
Already the world's largest maker of smartphones, Samsung wants to wear the tablet crown, too.
Android KitKat Security Teardown: 4 Hits, 1 Miss
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Google sweetens Android with SELinux, plus anti-rootkit technology that makes life difficult for malware -- but also for Android modders.
Gigabit Internet: Start Planning
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Gigabit Internet access is key to the future of our cities. It's time to start expecting it and planning for it.
Verizon Intros Low-Cost Ellipsis Android Tablet
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Verizon's Ellipsis 7, clearly aimed to compete with Google's Nexus 7, will be available starting November 7 for $250.
iPad Air Teardown: Retina Display Is Costly
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Apple's iPad Air tablet cost about $40 less to manufacture than the iPad 3.
CSC Gains Cloud Management Capabilities With ServiceMesh
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
In buying ServiceMesh, CSC gets a set of tools and deployment platform for bridging enterprise data centers and its IaaS.
VMware, Mirantis Put OpenStack On vSphere
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
Mirantis' Boris Renski, who opposed VMware's seat at the OpenStack table, announces partnership to build OpenStack private clouds on vSphere virtualized servers.
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