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mHealth: Remote Patient Monitoring Is On The Rise, With Smartphones Leading The Way

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Last month, we took a look at some of the ways mobile technology is transforming the health industry. While there are many factors affecting this transformation, like artificial intelligence, big data, 3-D printing, social health networks, remote communications (check out Josh’s post on this here), unsurprisingly, change is coming at...
mHealth: Remote Patient Monitoring Is On The Rise, With Smartphones Leading The Way

Web Pros: Candidates Are Running Neck-And-Neck In Mediocre Web Design

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Politics is partisan and objective, but Web design is often much more subjective: you know good Web design when you see it. Unless, of course, you're a presidential candidate and his campaign staff. We asked expert Web designers to evaluate the major presidential candidates' campaign Web sites. The candidates got...
Web Pros: Candidates Are Running Neck-And-Neck In Mediocre Web Design

Mobile phone boom in developing world could boost e-learning

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A study of young people in Ghana, Morocco, Uganda and Maharashtra aims to encourage networks to improve education through mobile technologyGlobalisation, as defined by the rich, is a very nice thing, the former US president Jimmy Carter once reflected. "You're talking about the internet, you're talking about cell phones, you're...
Mobile phone boom in developing world could boost e-learning

Rambus, Nvidia Wisely Put Patent Dispute Behind Them

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When a corporation stakes its reputation on the competitive value of its patent portfolio, it can't afford to watch that portfolio go down in flames. Although the novelty of most any patented technological concept perhaps warrants some re-examination, three patents assigned to memory maker Rambus were recently invalidated by the...
Rambus, Nvidia Wisely Put Patent Dispute Behind Them

Daily Wrap: January's List of Apps You Need to See and more

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Dan Rowinski rounds up the best apps, in our opinion, of January 2012. This and more in today's Daily Wrap. Sometimes it's difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a daily recap...
Daily Wrap: January's List of Apps You Need to See and more
How Cell Phones Are Dramatically Changing The World [Infographic]

Google Closes Acquisition Of Motorola: Woodside To Lead; Page Focuses On Mobile Announcing Deal

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As we reported would happen yesterday, Google has today announced that it has closed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility, buying the Illinois-based device maker for $40 per share in cash for a total of $12.5 billion. As widely expected, Sanjay Jha is stepping down as CEO and Dennis Woodside, Google’s...
Google Closes Acquisition Of Motorola: Woodside To Lead; Page Focuses On Mobile Announcing Deal

Galaxy S II does work and personal phone duties at once with Telefonica's Dual Persona service

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It wasn't so long ago that the corporate world was ruled by RIM, but with the rise of Android and iOS, more folks are wanting to use their personal handsets both for work and play. Enter Telefonica's Dual Persona service that's making its debut on the Galaxy S II....
Galaxy S II does work and personal phone duties at once with Telefonica's Dual Persona service

Mary Meeker Re-Imagines Nearly Everything

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Today at the D10 Conference, star analyst Mary Meeker gave her latest presentation of Internet Trends. You can download the whole presentation here (PDF) and it's well worth spending time perusing. Here are the main takeaways, along with selected screenshots. Get ready for lots of re-imagining and proof of rapid...
Mary Meeker Re-Imagines Nearly Everything

Please Let This Apple Rumor Be True: A Smart Watch That Talks to Your iPhone

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It's that time of year again. The Apple rumor mill is working overtime as customers await iOS 6 and the iPhone 5 in the fall, with a 7-inch iPad and long-anticipated HDTV set on the horizon. One purported iOS 6 feature could propel Apple into wearable computing in a very...
Please Let This Apple Rumor Be True: A Smart Watch That Talks to Your iPhone

Boot up: Halliburton ditches BlackBerry for iPhone, Wolfram Alpha to launch Pro search, and more

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Plus what an apparently ex-Zynga employee is saying over at Reddit (and it's not pretty)A quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamHalliburton to ditch BlackBerrys in corporate transition to Apple's iOS platform >> Apple Insider "Over the next year, we will...
Boot up: Halliburton ditches BlackBerry for iPhone, Wolfram Alpha to launch Pro search, and more

Mobile Technology Frees Workers to Work Any 20 Hours A Day They Choose

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Mobile technology is allowing workers to work wherever and whenever they choose. That’s both the good news and the bad. As most people already know, the shift means less time in the office, but also more time working. A new survey from Good Technology finds that the typical American is...
Mobile Technology Frees Workers to Work Any 20 Hours A Day They Choose

New mobile devices spur greater news reading

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A mounting body of evidence finds that the spread of mobile technology is adding to news consumption in the United States.Its effects, however, are mixed. While it enhances the appeal of traditional news brands, and even boosts the reading of long-form journalism, it also shows that technology companies are strengthening...
New mobile devices spur greater news reading

Clarion Next Gate hands-on (video)

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CTIA, while focused on mobile technology, often gives us the chance to peek at other devices that bridge into our beloved mobile world. Clarion's Next Gate is one such device, running on a 7-inch WVGA display and interfacing with your iPhone via the dock connector. Once you're hooked up...
Clarion Next Gate hands-on (video)

Best Buy Super Bowl spot features some of mobile's biggest innovators

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Best Buy surprised Super Bowl viewers this evening with a 30 second ad spot titled Phone Innovators featuring some of mobile technology’s heaviest hitters. Backed by an airy, instrumental soundtrack, the ad features Philippe Kahn, creator of one of the first cameraphones; Ray Kurzweil, the inventor of text-to-speech (among...
Best Buy Super Bowl spot features some of mobile's biggest innovators
Sprint Galaxy S III preorders begin June 5th, launches June 21st for $199.99
Saygent uses mobile to help retailers get instant customer feedback

Sony Xperia U review: a little slice of Android that punches above its weight

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More Info Sony Xperia P review Sony officially debuts Xperia U at MWC 2012 Sony Xperia U gets torn to pieces, FCC destroys something beautiful There's an oft-used idiom about small packages, which frequently doesn't apply to the world of technology. That's to say that a diminished form factor...
Sony Xperia U review: a little slice of Android that punches above its weight
You’ll never believe how LinkedIn built its new iPad app (exclusive)
Why Spectrum Matters

Mobile Chat Platform-maker Look.io Acquired by LivePerson

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PandoDaily has learned that fledgling mobile chat platform provider Look.io is being acquired by LivePerson (Nasdaq: LPSN). The Los Angeles-based startup, which recently completed its incubation within Amplify.la, offers plug-and-play tool such as live-chat and screen sharing to mobile app developers. To date, Look.io’s biggest partnership was with last minute...
Mobile Chat Platform-maker Look.io Acquired by LivePerson
Now is the worst time ever to buy an Android phone

3 demos that truly impressed at Mobile World Congress

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Most demos at mobile trade shows are little more than power point presentations or app walk-throughs, but occasionally one does come along that really makes me stop and stare. Here are three I saw at Mobile World Congress last week that caught my eye: iOnRoad This small Israeli startup is...
3 demos that truly impressed at Mobile World Congress

Samsung Lays Out $310m For CSR's Mobile Business, And Crucially, Its IP

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Samsung has acquired the mobile business of British chipmaker CSR for $310 million. CSR, a public company, has been hit by the falling fortunes of its customers such as Research in Motion and Nokia, with its share price dropping by as much as 50 percent in the past couple of...
Samsung Lays Out $310m For CSR's Mobile Business, And Crucially, Its IP

Korea’s SK Telecom claims world first with new multi-carrier mobile service

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South Korean operator SK Telecom has announced that it has grabbed a world first by launching a commercial LTE service that makes use of multi-carrier (MC) mobile technology to enhance speed and quality of service. The service, which went live on July 1, uses MC to provide a faster, more...
Korea’s SK Telecom claims world first with new multi-carrier mobile service

Google used Android/iOS battle “for show” too

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Google CEO Larry Page is either experiencing amnesia or consciously rewriting the history of Apple and Google in the battle for mobile developers and consumers. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek Wednesday, Page says that with Apple the “Android differences were actually for show” and that Steve Jobs and company created...
Google used Android/iOS battle “for show” too

Here's why tablets (yes, tablets!) will replace the smartphone

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I’m sure to get the “you’re off your rocker” commentary on this one, but I make a living by looking ahead in the world of mobile technology. And what I see now is a trend that I’ve watched build for nearly a half-dozen years. Thanks to pace of mobile network...
Here's why tablets (yes, tablets!) will replace the smartphone

Intel's Computex Keynote: We're Investing in Touch, Putting User Experience First

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Today at Computex, Intel SVP of Sales and Marketing Tom Kilroy gave a keynote addressing the company's latest advances in mobile technology, including its just-released Ivy Bridge platform for Ultrabo......
Intel's Computex Keynote: We're Investing in Touch, Putting User Experience First

Behind New Funding, Matchbook Wants To Turn Bookmarking Into Action With Intent-Based Deals

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Matchbook was founded under the simple belief that mobile technology can make people’s lives easier — not just in the interest of early adopters and tech enthusiasts — but for moms and grandmothers, and the many non-tech-savvy people out there. Once upon a time, if you wanted to remember, say,...
Behind New Funding, Matchbook Wants To Turn Bookmarking Into Action With Intent-Based Deals

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Rated Worst CEO in America

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The rankings -- done by a Forbes writer -- cite the Vista and Zune failures, delayed product launches and Microsoft falling behind in mobile technology....
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Rated Worst CEO in America
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