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Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/28/2014
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Magpi Explores Data Collection's Final Frontier
Jeff Bertolucci,
Washington DC-based firm brings mobile data-gathering tools to the remotest places on Earth.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/28/2014
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Tricorder XPrize: 10 Finalist Prototypes
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/27/2014
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Mobile Health Apps Have Role In Ebola Crisis
Neil Polwart, Managing Director, Novarum DX
Mobile health apps could play a bigger role than they have to date in speeding the response to a global health crisis.
By Neil Polwart Managing Director, Novarum DX, 8/25/2014
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Android Flaw Might Also Affect iOS, Windows
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Sandboxing flaw let researchers hijack Gmail 92% of the time, and could also affect iOS and Windows.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/23/2014
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5 Steps To Effective API Management
Cathal McGloin, CEO, FeedHenry
Many of today's enterprises build 100 or more mobile apps every year. If you don't have a plan to manage the APIs that support them, innovation will come to a screeching halt.
By Cathal McGloin CEO, FeedHenry, 8/22/2014
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Google Drive For Work: Unlimited Storage Tempts Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Cloud-based storage is attracting business customers, despite security concerns amplified by Edward Snowden's revelations.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/21/2014
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Will IT Miss The Digital Wave?
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
That doesn't matter. The important question is -- will you?
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 8/21/2014
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EHR Must Fit Into Doctor-Patient Relationship
David M. Denton, MD
Electronic health records need a design overhaul so doctors can understand them at a glance -- and keep their focus on the patient.
By David M. Denton MD, 8/21/2014
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Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/20/2014
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Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Ruby A. Zefo, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
By Ruby A. Zefo Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel, 8/18/2014
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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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Apple Bans Two Toxic Chemicals
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
For the first time, Apple has published its list of regulated substances for manufacturing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/15/2014
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9 Ways Healthcare Providers Can Improve Co-Pay Collection
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Co-payments account for about one-fifth of a private practice's funds, but collecting them can be tricky. These strategies and tools help practices get a handle on unpaid bills.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/15/2014
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Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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Intel, Michael J. Fox Foundation Take On Parkinson's Disease
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Intel partners with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to explore how wearable devices could help advance Parkinson's disease research.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/13/2014
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The Quantified Self On Steroids
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/13/2014
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Apple's Dominance Of Enterprise Mobility Slips
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Android is gaining acceptance in business at the cost of Apple's iOS popularity while Microsoft languishes at the bottom.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/12/2014
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Apple HealthKit Details Emerge
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Healthcare giants are dipping toes into Apple's promised software, say reports. For instance, Cleveland Clinic is testing a service that helps patients schedule doctor visits if an app detects a health concern.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/12/2014
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Wearable Tech Can Extend Clinical Analytics
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Wearable health devices and apps could help fill the gaps in electronic health records, if we can get past the challenges.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 8/12/2014
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