SMBs Boosting IT Spending, Hiring
Small and midsize business technology budgets are growing at the fastest rate since 2009, while one in three firms said they plan to hire IT staff during the next 18 months, according to a Spiceworks survey.
Aetna Taps Healthline For Patient Portal
Insurers and healthcare providers are increasingly using Web portals to comply with meaningful use, give patients ready access to medical data and other relevant information.
Java Inventor Joins Google
James Gosling comes aboard as his former employer, Oracle, battles Google over the use of Java in Android.
Firefox 4 Secures HTTPS
Like Google Chrome, Mozilla's upgraded browser implements HTTP Strict Transport Security, enabling Web sites to specify when only HTTPS pages should be used.
Internet Explorer 9 Fast, Powerful, Intuitive
The browser wars are back and bigger than ever. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Opera are all providing innovative, fast, and streamlined experiences for surfing the Web. And now, with the release of Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft joins in with arguably the best Web browser the company has ever released. With a revamped interface, improved security and privacy options, and much better performance, IE 9 compares well with competing browsers. Traditionally a laggard in performanc
Evolvent Awarded Military Health IT Contract
Among its task orders, the firm will transition IT systems to comply with new ICD-10 and prescription administrative standards and develop technologies to help service members with TBI and PTSD.
Nimble CEO Outlines Vision For Social CRM
Jon Ferrara, the co-founder of Goldmine, describes how Nimble Contacts unifies communications streams such as email, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google Calendar in a Web-based dashboard for sales and customer service people.
DHS Introduces E-Verify Self Check
People can now check their own employment eligibility status with the Dept. of Homeland Security database online and correct any inaccuracies.
EHR Adopters: Confident, Or Cocky?
Healthcare providers have an almost singular focus on putting electronic records in place this year and are highly optimistic about getting it done.
Bill Would Add Mental Health To EHR Incentives
Licensed psychologists, clinical social workers, and behavioral health facilities would have access to federal electronic health record stimulus funding under the proposed Senate legislation.
Firefox 4 Arrives Next Week
"The thing that we've got that nobody else has is we answer to nobody but you," says Mozilla's director of Firefox.