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Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/20/2014
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Will Social Media Revolutionize Healthcare?
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Without a doubt. In fact, several medical providers and IT vendors are plowing ahead already.
By Paul Cerrato , 9/19/2014
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Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/19/2014
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Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Android Wear to Beat Apple Watch?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Smartwatches have a bright future, thanks in part to excitement about Apple Watch -- but mostly due to upcoming low-cost Android Wear devices, says Gartner study.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/18/2014
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Meet Misfit's $50 Fitness Tracker
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Misfit Wearables unveils $50 Flash, setting a new low price for fitness trackers.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/16/2014
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Health IT Early Mover Advantage Examined
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Early technology adopters have higher growth rates than healthcare organizations that hold back on health IT, says Harvard Business Review/Verizon study.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/16/2014
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Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 9/16/2014
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Simplify HIPAA, Devs Tell DC
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
App developer association ACT teams with AirStrip and other mobile app companies to ask for simpler, updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules governing app development.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/16/2014
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Text-To-Speech Apps Aid Students With Dyslexia
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
Commentary
Voxdox, a text-to-speech app, aims to help children and adults with learning disabilities such as dyslexia or alexia.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 9/16/2014
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How Electronic Health Records Can Improve Outcomes
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Commentary
EHRs must do much more than simply replace paper charts. By enhancing them with personal health record features, we can create a new tool that deepens patient engagement.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 9/16/2014
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Google Android One: India Play
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/15/2014
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Mental Health Tools: From Office To Pocket
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Mobile apps and telehealth will never replace in-person treatment, but new tech tools can help millions who suffer from mental health conditions. Consider these apps and services.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/11/2014
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Apple's Next Chapter: 10 Key Issues
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple is ready to enter the wearables market, but current technology only gets the company halfway there.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Apple Watch: Useless Beauty, Brilliant Engineering
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's entry into the wearable market both disappoints and delights. But the Apple watch will breathe life into the entire wearable industry.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/10/2014
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Apple iPhone 6, Apple Watch: What's Missing
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple did many things right with its new iPhone and Watch hardware, but left a few key technologies out of the mix.
By Eric Zeman , 9/9/2014
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#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Evan Blair, COO, ZeroFOX
Commentary
Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
By Evan Blair COO, ZeroFOX, 9/9/2014
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Blinders For Google Glass
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Cyborg Unplug promises to boot Google Glass and other surveillance devices from local networks.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/9/2014
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Apple To Dominate Wearables Through 2016: Forrester
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Forrester Research sees Apple's rumored iWatch as a boon for marketers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/8/2014
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