National Patient ID System: Debate Stoked
Hoping to spark a national conversation on information exchange, a prominent health IT advocate has started a WhiteHouse.gov petition to have Congress lift ban on HHS national patient identification system.
Yahoo Acquires Summly From U.K. Teen
In deal reported to be worth $30 million, 17-year-old mobile app developer Nick D'Aloisio will join Yahoo's London staff while he continues his secondary education.
10 Key Facts About LinkedIn Search
LinkedIn improves its search capabilities to make it easier and faster to find people, companies and jobs on the professional social network.
Big Data's Dark Side
Big data has the power to revolutionize society, but also to become Big Brother, warns new book.
U.K. Government: Who Needs A CIO?
British state eliminates chief information officer role; says it's more productive to instill greater digital expertise in individual departments.
Boston, IBM Plot Smarter City
Public-private partnerships aim to deliver services that cash-strapped cities can't provide on their own. In Boston, pilot projects tackle energy, traffic and more.
ATF's Gun Tracing System Is A Dud
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is using 1960s era technology to manage a 21st century problem. When will this get fixed?