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Health system earns information technology award for …
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“Health information technology plays a vital role in allowing us to touch all of our patients and enhance the quality of their patient care experiences,” said David T. Feinberg, M.D., MBA, president and CEO, Geisinger Health …

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Snapchat's moving emoji are the latest quirky craze – CNET
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With “3D stickers,” Snapchat users can pin emoji to moving objects. The app also finds itself in hot water over a Bob Marley face filter. Meanwhile, Viber adds end-to-end encryption in its messaging app.

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Survey: School Districts Squeezed for Money, Time in Implementing …
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Sixty-eight percent of district technology officials plan to delay or defer maintenance upgrades of technology and contracts, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking shows.

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Plenty o’ grog to drink from all thar Alibaba booty Sprawling web souk Alibaba didn’t see its stock-market debut go as planned on Friday.…

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The Cloud’s Biggest Threat Are Data Sovereignty Laws
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 The beauty of the cloud is the promise of simplification and standardization — without regard to physical or geographic boundaries. It’s this “any time, any place, any device” flexibility that is driving rapid adoption. However, new government regulations on data sovereignty threaten to complicate the delivery model that has made cloud computing attractive, presenting… Read […]

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Only Texas Health System To Make National Magazine's Technology List Is In …
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InformationWeek magazine this week named Children's Health System of Texas to its annual Elite 100 list, which honors organizations in the U.S. that have more than $250 million in revenue and show a pattern of technological, procedural, and …

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A Surgery Center That Doubles as an Idea Lab
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Across the country, leading medical centers are trying new approaches to technology and information management with the aim of increasing efficiency, reducing costs and assuring health care quality. Because competition to attract patients is fierce …

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Gadget Ogling: Heightened Hearing, Toasty Toes, and Glass Speakers
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Bose’s latest earbuds are designed to help you tune in to the specific sounds you want to hear from the world around you. Hearphones are a sort of blend of noise-cancelling earbuds and hearing aids. There are several presets in the app, with names like “focused conversation,” “gym,” “airplane” and “television.” You can opt to […]

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Want To Influence the World? Map Reveals the Best Languages To Speak
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sciencehabit writes: Speak or write in English, and the world will hear you. Speak or write in Tamil or Portuguese, and you may have a harder time getting your message out. Now, a new method for mapping how information flows around the globe (abstract) identifies the best languages to spread your ideas far and wide. […]

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