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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 2
News  |  12/31/2015
In the second of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the influx of healthcare data and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals. In part one, we explored the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate.
Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 1
News  |  12/30/2015
In the first of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate. In the second part, we look at the influx of healthcare data, and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals.
10 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2016
Slideshows  |  12/30/2015
Google slipped off its perch as the No. 1 place to work on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list, unseated by an Internet travel company. Here's a look at 10 top tech companies where you may want to hang your hat in the new year.
Google Glass 2 Sports Foldable Frame, FCC Filing Shows
News  |  12/29/2015
New documents filed with the FCC show an updated design for Google Glass 2, including a folding frame, and other details about the hardware's construction.
Fitbit App Dominates iOS Downloads
News  |  12/29/2015
If downloads of the Fitbit mobile app are any indication, lots of people received a fitness tracker this holiday season. The Fitbit app hit No. 1 in Apple's app store on Dec. 25 and has remained in the top spot ever since.
Microsoft's 2016: More Windows 10, Hardware Advances, Research Gains
Slideshows  |  12/27/2015
Microsoft's New Year resolutions are expected to include gains in the PC market, new Surface Phone, and advancements in HoloLens, Microsoft Research, cloud and security.
12 ICD-10 Codes For Christmas
Slideshows  |  12/25/2015
If you work in healthcare IT, you're likely all too familiar with the plethora of codes introduced by ICD-10. And, most of the time, we're betting that you find dealing with them to be no laughing matter. Today, we want to change all that. Here are 12 holiday-inspired codes that might have you laughing until the New Year.
Structuring Your Data Team: 9 Best Practices
Slideshows  |  12/21/2015
Hire or grow from within? Structuring a data team isn't easy because there's no one way to do it right. Here's a look at some pitfalls and best practices.
Fighting Evil AI, IBM Opens Watson IoT HQ: Big Data Roundup
News  |  12/20/2015
Elon Musk invests in AI to benefit humanity. Microsoft is acquiring SQL queries for all data by all users. IBM is connecting Watson with IoT via APIs. All of those and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending Dec. 20.
7 Tech Gifts For Pet Lovers
Slideshows  |  12/18/2015
Because fur and circuits belong together.
7 Tech Causes Worth Supporting
Slideshows  |  12/16/2015
It's better to give than receive, particularly when your gift supports a worthy cause. Here's a look at seven tech-focused charities and nonprofits that fit the bill.
How Cloud, APIs Are Transforming Outsourcing
News  |  12/14/2015
As traditional software outsourcing evolves, cloud service management brings new challenges for organizations.
14 Ways IoT Will Change Big Data And Business Forever
Slideshows  |  12/14/2015
The Internet of Things (IoT) has gained momentum. Sensors are now small and cheap enough to embed in all kinds of devices, and more companies are leveraging the vast data generated. Here are some key drivers your company needs to remember as you jump into IoT.
8 Hot Wearable Devices To Get You Healthy In 2016
Slideshows  |  12/14/2015
Now that the Thanksgiving food coma has faded, the winter holidays, along with the associated parties and feasts, are upon us. That makes the task of staying fit and healthy a bit daunting. But there is some high-tech help available. Here are eight wearables designed to help you jump-start your New Year's resolution.
Hiring Top Data Scientists, Gaming The Office Gift Exchange: Big Data Roundup
News  |  12/13/2015
Hadoop distribution companies MapR and Hortonworks are taking real-time streaming one step further than before. MongoDB landed a board member from cloud giant AWS. Find out how to game your office holiday gift exchange. Catch the Big Data Roundup for the week of December 13.
Facebook Open Sources Its 'Big Sur' AI Server Designs
Commentary  |  12/12/2015
Facebook is open sourcing the hardware design for the servers it uses to train artificial intelligence software.
Cortana For iOS and Android, Windows 10 Mobile Moves: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  12/12/2015
This week's Microsoft news cycle shined a spotlight on Windows 10, Microsoft Band 2, and a new Linux certification.
Google's Cloud SQL Update Promises More Flexibility, Faster Speed
News  |  12/11/2015
Google says that the latest version of its Cloud SQL is more than seven times faster, and can scale better, than the previous generation.
Hiring Top Analytics Talent: How Leading Companies Do It
News  |  12/11/2015
People with analytics modeling skills, business domain knowledge, and technical skills are in high demand among digital data-driven businesses. But these professionals are a rare breed. Here's how leading companies are attracting top talent.
Walmart Jumps Into Crowded Mobile Payment Market
News  |  12/10/2015
Walmart Pay debuts this month, joining the already-crowded mobile payment ranks that include Android Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and many others.
Google For Work Now Boasts Gmail Data Loss Prevention
News  |  12/10/2015
Google for Work customers now have an extra layer of protection against the distribution of sensitive content over Gmail.
Google's Pixel C: Hands-On Review
Slideshows  |  12/9/2015
The first Google-made Android tablet lets you leave your laptop at home, though you may still miss it.
Google Life Sciences Rebranded 'Verily' Under Alphabet
News  |  12/8/2015
Verily, formerly known as Google Life Sciences division, aims to use technology to understand and improve human health.
TAG Heuer Ramps Up Luxury Smartwatch Production
News  |  12/7/2015
High-end watchmaker TAG Heuer is bumping up production of its Connected smartwatch to 2,000 pieces a week, thanks to strong consumer demand.
BlackBerry: 8 Ways It Can Be Saved
Commentary  |  12/7/2015
BlackBerry continues to underwhelm. Here are eight ways CEO John Chen can turn things around.
Fitbit, Apple Lead Wearables Market In Q3, IDC Finds
News  |  12/3/2015
Wearables continue to increase in popularity, with more than 21 million units shipped in the third quarter of this year, IDC reports. Fitbit and Apple are continuing to dominate, while Samsung is slipping.
EFF Accuses Google Of Violating Student Privacy
News  |  12/2/2015
A complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission by the Electronic Frontier Foundation claims Google isn't living up to its pledge to protect student privacy.
10 Hot Smartwatches, Fitness Trackers For Your Holiday Gift List
Slideshows  |  12/2/2015
Wearable tech gadgets, such as smartwatches, are popular must-haves on holiday shopping lists. Here, we take a closer look at this season's best picks from Apple, LG, and Fitbit.
Adobe Flash: Death By 1,000 Cuts
News  |  12/1/2015
Adobe's Flash Professional next year will be called Animate CC, and it will focus on creating HTML5 content.
Amazon Revisits Prime Air Delivery By Drone
News  |  12/1/2015
In a video released on Sunday, Jeremy Clarkson describes how Amazon Prime Air will offer deliveries in 30 minutes or less. Eventually.


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