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Sprint Beefs Up Network For iPhone
Commentary  |  11/30/2011
Carrier takes action to remedy users' reports of subpar smartphone speeds.
Google Indoor Maps: 6 Uses, Good To Ugly
News  |  11/30/2011
Google Maps Floor Plans of malls, airports, and the like are mostly about increasing ad revenue. Consider the use cases, from good to perhaps ugly.
Help Wanted 2.0: SMB Recruiting Goes Mobile
News  |  11/30/2011
Does your recruiting strategy extend to tablets and smartphones? Learn how and why Photobucket reaches out to mobile-savvy candidates
App Allows Radiology Diagnosis Via Tablet, Smartphone
News  |  11/30/2011
FDA clearance of GE Centricity mobile app lets radiologists use smartphones and tablets to make diagnoses from remote locations or in the field.
RIM Responds To PlayBook Jailbreak
News  |  11/30/2011
Research In Motion insists its PlayBook tablet is secure, despite claims from security researchers that it has been jailbroken.
Latest Tablet Fans: U.S. Census Bureau
News  |  11/30/2011
Next census not until 2020, but bureau already working on field data collection via tablet apps.
RIM BlackBerry Fusion: A Swing And A Miss?
Commentary  |  11/30/2011
RIM's new MDM platform will handle BlackBerry, Android, and Apple iOS devices--but it's arriving too late for some IT shops.
10 Silliest Tech Company Names Of 2011
Slideshows  |  11/30/2011
Tech companies have created some of the strangest and funniest company and product names in business. Here's the most recent evidence that this trend is only accelerating.
Android 4.0 Upgrade: Coming Soon To Your Phone?
News  |  11/30/2011
Don't buy a new Android smartphone unless you know for sure that it will be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Here's the list.
Cancer Researchers Call For EHR Standards
News  |  11/30/2011
American Society of Clinical Oncology report says, with modifications, electronic health records could play a transformational role in targeting cancer treatments.
VMware's Best And Worst Moves Of 2011
Commentary  |  11/30/2011
Virtualization market leader VMware launched several bold initiatives in 2011--and made several missteps.
Microsoft Apps Coming To Apple iOS
Commentary  |  11/30/2011
Microsoft apps like Office, Azure, and SharePoint may soon show up on iOS and Android devices.
Google's Daring Dozen: 12 Big Bets In 2011
News  |  11/29/2011
Google has played a smart game in 2011, especially with Android, but it hasn't been perfect. We evaluate its main moves in the past year.
AT&T-T-Mobile Wrangling: What A Waste
Commentary  |  11/29/2011
Imagine if all the time and money spent on the wheeling and dealing around this merger were channeled into actually creating something of value.
DOD Sees Budget Challenge To Data Center Consolidation
News  |  11/29/2011
The military says it's on track with its data center consolidation plans, but budget uncertainty might make it hard to maintain the pace.
Windows Phone Dwindles To 6% Of U.S. Market
News  |  11/29/2011
Microsoft's mobile phone efforts dropped 33% from the second quarter to the third in the U.S., while Google surged and Apple held its ground.
Carrier IQ Withdraws Legal Threat Against Security Researcher
News  |  11/29/2011
Network diagnostic software vendor issues apology to researcher who discovered its application secretly monitoring smartphone users.
Why Can't Patients See Their EHR Data?
News  |  11/29/2011
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association outlines arguments for and against expanding patient access to their health data.
iOS 5.1 Beta Points To New iPhone, iPad
News  |  11/29/2011
Beta release of iOS 5.1 includes reference codes to unannounced versions of the iPhone and iPad, though new features appear to be scarce.
Windows 8 Tablets: Too Little, Too Late?
News  |  11/29/2011
Touch-friendly devices running Microsoft's next OS may be more than a year away, leaving some analysts to conclude that Redmond has already lost the tablet market.
RIM Adds iOS, Android To BlackBerry Management Service
News  |  11/29/2011
Faced with a terminal case of uncoolness of its BlackBerry phones, the company looks to strengthen the appeal of its respected back-end platform.
Health Information Exchanges: Get Everyone Onboard
Commentary  |  11/29/2011
The ultimate goal is a universally accepted national health information exchange. What's the holdup?
RIM Set To Manage Android And iOS Devices
News  |  11/29/2011
For mostly-BlackBerry organizations, RIM's new product offers broad support with a familiar administrative look and feel.
Twitter Buys Mobile Security Startup Whisper
News  |  11/29/2011
Two-person development shop created software for secure text and voice communications on Android smartphones.
Private Cloud Choices Grow For SMBs
News  |  11/29/2011
Public cloud-wary midsize businesses can leverage KnowledgeTree's document management tools for online file sharing and storage.
Windows Phone 7 Usage Shows Small Uptick
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
More Facebook users are making use of the integration feature in Windows Phone 7, suggesting a small spike in new users for Microsoft's mobile platform.
NSFW - Siri Fails At Couples Therapy
News  |  11/28/2011
The iPhone 4S's new voice command interface may seem magical, but she can't perform miracles. Don't force her into the middle of your personal problems.
Aetna, Banner Health Pitch ACO-Related Health Plan
News  |  11/28/2011
New insurance plan for employees of small businesses is based on accountable care organization model and the latest clinical technology to boost the quality of patient care.
NASA Launches Mobile Apps Store
News  |  11/28/2011
Agency employees and contractors can download apps for smartphones to access internal information, although choices are thin to start.
EHR Adoption To Reach 80% By 2016
News  |  11/28/2011
Competitive marketplace means electronic health record vendors must work harder to meet clinicians' demands, says IDC.
How Defense IT Will Cope With Billions In Cuts
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
The Pentagon is betting that spending on technology can save money and help it meet huge cuts in the defense budget that have been ordered and additional cuts that may be on the way.
9 Mobile Health Apps Worth A Closer Look
Slideshows  |  11/28/2011
There's no doubt: Clinicians love their mobile devices. Among many new health apps, here are 9 that healthcare professionals and their patients should investigate.
HTC 'Not Another Nokia' Says CFO
News  |  11/28/2011
HTC says innovative new products on deck for next year will address investor fears concerning the company's stalled growth.
Mobile's Big Cyber Monday: RIM's Not Merry
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
Cyber Monday means mobile Monday for many buyers this year. Are you finally ready to trade in your beloved BlackBerry?
Cyber Monday: Kindle Fire, iPad 2 Top Tablet Wish Lists
News  |  11/28/2011
Tablets from Apple and Amazon are the hot products for the 2011 holidays, and the RIM PlayBook's future looks anything but jolly.
USDA Awards $6 Million For Rural Telehealth
News  |  11/28/2011
Feds award grants for telehealth projects in the Mississippi Delta region as part of a program to help rural facilities adopt health IT.
AT&T Desperate To Save T-Mobile Bid
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
AT&T appears to be willing to do anything to salvage its plan to acquire T-Mobile USA, despite the roadblocks being thrown in its way by the government.
9 Factors For A Successful Government IT Rollout
News  |  11/23/2011
GAO outlines strategies that produce cost-effective and well-implemented federal IT investments.
Study Exposes Electronic Prescribing's Flaws
News  |  11/23/2011
Communication gaps, transmission barriers, and software problems plague the rapidly growing field of online prescribing.
Medical Database Linked To Better Hospital Care
News  |  11/23/2011
One study suggests that UpToDate may improve clinical outcomes, but it's hard to establish a firm cause and effect relationship.
Google Donates Chromebooks To Wounded Warriors
News  |  11/23/2011
Tech giant gives notebook computers to military hospitals to help vets connect with families and loved ones while healing.
Samsung Ads Poke Fun At Apple Fanboys
News  |  11/23/2011
Samsung has a little fun at Apple's expense with its new ad campaign. Skewered Apple fanboys, anyone?
Insurer's Dollars Push Specialists Onto EHR Highway
News  |  11/23/2011
N.Y. health insurer adds $1 million to the pot to help specialists implement electronic health records, qualify for Meaningful Use, and use health information exchange.
Android Buyers Find Smartphone Update Chaos
News  |  11/22/2011
After Google releases a new version of Android, the time it takes carriers to update your phone varies wildly right now. One security expert says consumers must vote with their wallets.
T-Mobile Running Out Of Moves
Commentary  |  11/22/2011
The FCC handed a near-death sentence to AT&T's attempts to acquire T-Mobile USA. What options remain?
RIM Cuts PlayBook Price By $300
Commentary  |  11/22/2011
Research in Motion has dropped the price of the base model of its tablet temporarily to $199 in what appears to be a last ditch effort to generate some enthusiasm.
NASA's Next Mission: Deep Space
Slideshows  |  11/22/2011
NASA's Mars Science Lab and Curiosity rover are the next steps in a long-term plan to travel farther and faster into space. Check out this visual tour of the future spacecrafts and tools that will get them there.
Android Vs. iOS Vs. Windows Phone 7: Enterprise Shootout
News  |  11/22/2011
As enterprise IT loosens its death grip on the RIM BlackBerry, we test the top mobile rivals. Dig into a real-life comparison of user experience, apps, enterprise readiness, and more.
Healthcare CIOs Juggle More Mobile Challenges
News  |  11/22/2011
Bring your own mobile device phenomenon and fast-evolving technologies challenge hospital IT execs on multiple fronts, from interference to bandwidth.
RIM BlackBerry and Nokia Windows Phone Sales Sputter
Commentary  |  11/22/2011
Sales of RIM's latest crop of BlackBerrys have slowed and Nokia's new Windows Phones aren't off to a good start, analysts say.
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