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Content tagged with Healthcare posted in August 2015
Google, Sanofi Focus On Diabetes Data
News  |  8/31/2015
Google and Sanofi want to make real-time data more useful for diabetes patients and clinicians.
Android Wear For iOS Launches
News  |  8/31/2015
iPhone owners can now interact with Android Wear devices.
Google OnHub Router: My First 24 Hours
Slideshows  |  8/31/2015
Google's OnHub is a router for people who don't want to deal with routers. Here's what it looks like, inside and out.
3D-Printed Microscopic Fish Might Cure Disease
News  |  8/28/2015
Nanoengineers (yes, that's a thing) from UC San Diego have created microscopic fish powered by hydrogen peroxide that use magnets to steer themselves. Here's how they can help keep us healthy.
Apple Watch Debuts At No. 2 In Wearables Market
Commentary  |  8/28/2015
Apple sells 3.6 million smartwatches in its opening quarter, blasting past competitors Samsung, Garmin, and Xiaomi to consume 20% of the overall wearables market.
Amazon Underground Makes In-App Goods Free
News  |  8/28/2015
Android developers now have the option to be paid by the minute rather than by fees for in-app items.
Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
News  |  8/26/2015
Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
MasterCard Hackathons Combine Community, Commerce
News  |  8/25/2015
MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.
Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
News  |  8/24/2015
Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
Drones Need Geo-Fencing, Says Sen. Schumer
News  |  8/21/2015
Senator Charles Schumer is proposing a new FAA amendment as government officials seek more ways to keep drones under control.
Sony SmartBand 2 Boasts New Heart Rate Monitor
News  |  8/20/2015
The SmartBand 2, Sony's latest fitness wearable, offers a heart rate monitor plus other popular features, including a sleep tracker and activity tracker.
Intel Developer Forum: Spiders, Flying Sharks, And Drones
Slideshows  |  8/20/2015
The future may be unwritten, but we have pictures.
Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
News  |  8/19/2015
With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
Blackphone 2 Delivers Secure Smartphone Improvements
News  |  8/19/2015
Silent Circle is now accepting preorders for the Blackphone 2, its secure enterprise smartphone.
Intel CEO Sees A Bright Future For IoT, Developers
News  |  8/19/2015
Tiny computers, real-time depth sensing, and breakthrough memory technology are among the innovations featured at this year's Intel Developer Forum. CEO Brian Krzanich detailed how connected devices will change the way we all do business.
Amazon Report: How Bezos Should Respond
News  |  8/18/2015
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he doesn't see the dystopian workplace described in a New York Times expose. That doesn't mean it's not there. Let Amazon be judged by how it treats the least among its workers.
Keyless Security Not So Secure
News  |  8/14/2015
A suppressed security paper shines a light on the shortcomings of the cryptography used to protect keyless vehicle access systems.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+: Side By Side
Slideshows  |  8/14/2015
Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Note 5 and the S6 Edge+ mobile devices to stay ahead of the Apple curve. We give you a side-by-side comparison of the two smartphones.
Google Chromebooks Pitched For Work, Again
News  |  8/14/2015
Chromebooks have found fans in education. And now, with Dell's Chromebook 13, businesses have reason to reconsider Chrome OS in the workplace.
Samsung Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+: Lofty Price, High-End Features
News  |  8/13/2015
The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ offer premium features, including luscious screens, Samsung Pay, classy frames, and premium pricing to match.
Alphabet Rewrites Google's Script
News  |  8/12/2015
A corporate reorganization completes the transformation Larry Page began when he took over in 2011. Moving Google under Alphabet will shelter the company's brands from one another.
MetroHealth System Goes To Jail To Improve Continuity Of Care
Commentary  |  8/11/2015
The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio was challenged to add a major facility while undergoing a radical enterprise software upgrade. Did they succeed?
Google Alphabet Spells Out New Corporate Structure
News  |  8/11/2015
Larry Page will become the CEO of a company called Alphabet, an umbrella operation. Google will operate under it, with Sundar Pichai as its CEO.
Google Hangouts For Android Gets Spiffy Update
News  |  8/10/2015
A fresh coat of paint brings Hangouts for Android into the Material Design era. Discover what it will mean for users.
IBM, Merge Healthcare Plans: Giving Watson The Gift Of Sight
News  |  8/7/2015
IBM is planning to acquire Merge Healthcare, a company that specializes in medical imaging software. The goal is to bring enhanced imaging capabilities to the Watson Health portfolio, essentially giving the supercomputer the ability to see.
Why Android Fragmentation Is A Good Thing
Commentary  |  8/7/2015
A recent report talks about the "fragmented" Android market. We think "diverse" is a more accurate word to describe the state of affairs. Here's why that's a good thing.
IBM's Mac-Friendly Cloud Service Targets Enterprise IT
News  |  8/6/2015
With a suite of services to help companies deploy and manage Apple computers, IBM is adapting to a shift in enterprise IT.
How AstraZeneca's CIO Embraced Insourcing
How AstraZeneca's CIO Embraced Insourcing
InformationWeek Videos  |  8/5/2015
For years, the trend has been to outsource IT functions to a third party. However, the demands of big data, analytics, and agile development are forcing companies to rethink outsourcing. Here's how David Smoley, the CIO of pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, started insourcing IT and embracing change for the better.
ICANN Proposal: Internet With Less US Oversight
News  |  8/5/2015
An Internet governance committee is seeking comment on a proposal for managing aspects of the Domain Name System with reduced US government oversight.
A Lousy Database Can Doom Your Apps
Commentary  |  8/4/2015
Accounting, transaction, and even navigation applications are based on the same basic type of structured database that has underpinned enterprise applications for the last three decades or more. So why aren't we paying more attention to these databases?
Hitchhiking Robot Dismembered
News  |  8/3/2015
The friendly hitchBOT met a grisly end in Philadelphia. That tells you all you need to know about human-AI interactions.
Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
News  |  8/1/2015
Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
News  |  8/1/2015
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.


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