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The test begins: My life with four activity trackers, fitness bands

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They promise to track your activity and keep you in shape. But how well do activity trackers and fitness bands really work? A real-life journey into the world of health-meets-tech. [Read more]...
The test begins: My life with four activity trackers, fitness bands

Google's Larry Page makes first public appearance after illness

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The Web giant's CEO spoke at a conference, and while he didn't offer more details on his health, he did talk about the EU antitrust probe and Google Maps being pulled from Apple's iOS 6. [Read more]...
Google's Larry Page makes first public appearance after illness

RT @edwardharran: If you are interested in intersection between data and health, I highly recommend this blog -> http://thefuturewell.com/

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RT @edwardharran: If you are interested in intersection between data and health, I highly recommend this blog -> http://thefuturewell.com/

Sitting At Your Desk For Long Periods is a Danger to Your Health

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Sitting At Your Desk For Long Periods is a Danger to Your Health

Xbox Live account region migration is a go - you are now free to walk about the cabin

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Good news gamers: Xbox Live region migration is now fully live, meaning that if you move and change regions, you can now take your “gamerscore, unlocked achievements, any Microsoft Points already in your account and any remaining time on your Gold membership” with you, according to Microsoft’s Major Nelson. This...
Xbox Live account region migration is a go - you are now free to walk about the cabin

IBM's 5 in 5 predicts cognitive computing will complement our senses, virtualize touch

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IBM thinks cognitive computers that can adapt to their surroundings will be a large part of our future, and that their ability to take unprocessed data and find patterns in different environments will augment our sensory interactions with our surroundings. While many of us associate haptic feedback with video...
IBM's 5 in 5 predicts cognitive computing will complement our senses, virtualize touch
Premature babies' brains process speech before they're fully formed

uBiome project to sequence the bacteria that live on us

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Researchers plan to correlate the sequenced microbe genomes with volunteers' health to look for causes of disorders such as autism and multiple sclerosis. [Read more]...
uBiome project to sequence the bacteria that live on us

Windows Phone 7.8 upgrades appear on Nokia's servers for all eligible Lumias

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Lingering concerns that Nokia might not upgrade all its Windows Phone 7.5 roster to 7.8 might have just been put to rest. Just a day after updates for the Lumia 510 and 800 were caught on Nokia's servers through NaviFirm, updates have also been spotted for those devices that...
Windows Phone 7.8 upgrades appear on Nokia's servers for all eligible Lumias
Google CEO: Steve Jobs didn’t really hate Android

Wireless tooth tattoo can detect bad bacteria

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Researchers at Princeton say the sensor adheres to dental enamel and might one day continuously monitor a patient's health. [Read more]...
Wireless tooth tattoo can detect bad bacteria
EU Parliament rejects ACTA
Pebble smartwatch now shipping -- but expect to wait a while for yours

Bluetooth Gets Physical To Power Fitness Devices

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Bluetooth is managed by an industry group, and that body has just released two new standards that'll result in a whole new range of fitness sensors. Bluetooth's low energy wireless systems are ideal for sensors that measure the movements of people exercising while running or cycling--sensors that have long battery...
Bluetooth Gets Physical To Power Fitness Devices

Millions of People Rely on Library Computers for Employment, Health, and Education http://su.pr/1oluiM

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Millions of People Rely on Library Computers for Employment, Health, and Education http://su.pr/1oluiM

FDA Approves Edible Digital Pills That Keep Track of Your Health

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The first swallowable microchip is here to keep track of your well-being....
FDA Approves Edible Digital Pills That Keep Track of Your Health

iPad software aims to make patient intake enjoyable (video)

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Bye-bye boring clipboard! Tonic Health has developed software for iPads that makes collecting medical data in the waiting room more patient-friendly and engaging. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das gets a demo. [Read more]...
iPad software aims to make patient intake enjoyable (video)

Digital 'pill' tells doctors when you've swallowed it

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Sensor powered by stomach acid relays information to a patch worn on the skin, which in turn sends it to a cell-phone app that gives your doctor data on your health and your treatment regimen. [Read more]...
Digital 'pill' tells doctors when you've swallowed it
RunKeeper updated with support for Pebble smartwatch

Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

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Yammer, a company that has Twitter-like properties to assist companies to create better communication throughout its ranks, has launched a new dashboard analytics tool which gives employees a deeper look into what’s happening in their network. The tool is supposed to help employers understand who is using the tool and...
Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

RT @quad48s: Australia's first iPad app: Carter’s Encyclopaedia of Health and Medicine by mogeneration http://bit.ly/aeaBcG

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RT @quad48s: Australia's first iPad app: Carter’s Encyclopaedia of Health and Medicine by mogeneration http://bit.ly/aeaBcG

Public Service Announcement: Clean Your Computer Immediately

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Do it for your PC. Do it for your health. Do it for you....
Public Service Announcement: Clean Your Computer Immediately

Fitbit announces the Flex wristband, a $100 fitness tracker to take on the Jawbone Up

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You know what they say, right? You can never have too many fitness trackers. After coming out with two health monitors back in September, Fitbit is back with a third product, the Flex -- a waterproof wristband seemingly designed to compete with the Jawbone Up. (In PR speak: "Fitbit...
Fitbit announces the Flex wristband, a $100 fitness tracker to take on the Jawbone Up

When malware strikes: How to clean an infected PC

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You work hard to protect your PC from the malicious thugs of our digital world. You keep your antivirus program up to date. You avoid questionable Web sites. You don't open suspicious email attachments. You keep Java, Flash, and Adobe Reader up-to-date--or better yet, you learn to live without...
When malware strikes: How to clean an infected PC

WHO flu experts reject charges of business influence in pandemic - Health & Families, Life & Style - The Independent

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WHO flu experts reject charges of business influence in pandemic - Health & Families, Life & Style - The Independent

Samsung patents phone that would send vitals to doctors

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Samsung has filed a patent some time ago with the USPTO for a phone with built-in biometric scanners that is hooked up to the Internet. The so-called biological analysis device would monitor a user's health and could send that data to a hospital, diagnosis service, or a doctor located in...
Samsung patents phone that would send vitals to doctors

Twitter: 15 Billion Tweets and Counting [PIC]

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Twitter has surpassed 15 billion tweets less than three months after it broke the 10 billion count.The above tweet, sent minutes ago from @EGRK, is the 15 billionth tweet sent on the popular microblogging service. It is yet another milestone for the maturing company.Tweet #15,000,000,000 is also proof that...
Twitter: 15 Billion Tweets and Counting [PIC]

Samsung launches new services for the Galaxy S III: Music Hub, S Health and more

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Samsung has just taken the wraps off of its highly anticipated Galaxy S III and, in a move similar to Nokia's efforts with the Lumia line, decided to package in some of its own services to further differentiate itself from the competition. Mentioned onstage were S Health, driving features...
Samsung launches new services for the Galaxy S III: Music Hub, S Health and more

Why an 'e-mail vacation' might be good for your health

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New research suggests that taking a 5-day break from e-mail while on the job results in less stress and greater focus. [Read more]...
Why an 'e-mail vacation' might be good for your health

Paul Nicholls plays down Cheltenham fears over coughing in yard

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• Champion trainer has two placed horses at Taunton• No work has been missed yet declares handlerPaul Nicholls said on Tuesday that his disclosure the previous day that some of his string are coughing had been "a little bit blown out of proportion" and that the great majority of his...
Paul Nicholls plays down Cheltenham fears over coughing in yard
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