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Europe wants to smash 'barriers' to digital health

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One of the next hot areas of digital investment is connected health management. The number of apps that help empowered patients take charge of their own conditions is growing, and investors are piling in. But that growth is uneven. Whilst the sector is taking off in the United States, Europe acknowledges...
Europe wants to smash 'barriers' to digital health

FIFA confirms goal-line technology will be used at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

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FIFA has confirmed today that goal-line technology will be used at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, following a successful trial at the Club World Cup in Japan last December. The technology will be used in all football (or soccer, for you American readers) stadiums throughout the tournament, provided they...
FIFA confirms goal-line technology will be used at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

MasterCard: Singapore, Canada, US, Kenya And South Korea Most Ready To Adopt Mobile Payments

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Credit card giant MasterCard is debuting a new study today, called the MasterCard Mobile Payments Readiness Index, which analyzed 34 countries and their readiness to use three types of mobile payments: person to person, mobile commerce and mobile payments at the point of sale. MasterCard actually developed a proprietary algorithm...
MasterCard: Singapore, Canada, US, Kenya And South Korea Most Ready To Adopt Mobile Payments

Google Cloud Storage Cuts Prices, Integrates With Tech Providers

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Google yesterday cut the cost of Google Cloud Storage--a service geared to enabling developers to store and access massive amounts of data on Google's infrastructure--between 8 percent and 15 percent depending on the service tier. Google also noted that third-party technology providers have begun integrating Google Cloud Storage directly into...
Google Cloud Storage Cuts Prices, Integrates With Tech Providers

Tumblr Names 12 Ad Agencies To Its Creative 'A-List'

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Tumblr, the five-year-old social blogging platform that now hosts 80 million blogs, announced the launch of its "A-List Partnership Program" earlier this morning. The 12 creative agencies on the list "will be able to advise and share resources and will be equipped with the right tools to give their clients...
Tumblr Names 12 Ad Agencies To Its Creative 'A-List'

In TV Race, Microsoft Has Lead, Forrester Says

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When it comes to the underlying technology providers that matter for mobile app developers, there's Google and Apple, with Microsoft as an also-ran. But as television begins to resemble the mobile business, Microsoft is in the lead with the Xbox, according to a new report out Wednesday from Forrester Research....
In TV Race, Microsoft Has Lead, Forrester Says
Technologies that can help you parent your smartphone-toting teen

Google says California legislators could drive away robotic cars

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A Google rep tells an Assembly committee that if California passes a bill that removes the ability to have driverless cars eventually, the state is telling technology providers to take autonomous cars elsewhere. [Read more]...
Google says California legislators could drive away robotic cars

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo look to stop phishing attacks

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A group of fifteen technology and email providers announced plans Monday that aim to curb the spread of phishing e-mails by making it more difficult for scammers to impersonate legitimate e-mails. The agreement calls for the use of preexisting standards to authenticate messages on a much wider scale than ever...
Google, Microsoft, Yahoo look to stop phishing attacks

Intuit Opens Up APIs To Financial Data Service That Powers Quicken, QuickBooks And Mint

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Intuit is announcing today the availability of a new API that will give third-party developers access the financial data service that powers Quicken, QuickBooks, Mint.com and FinanceWorks. Basically, Intuit is allowing developers to tap into transaction information from 19,000 financial institutions, autocategorize this data and embed it in applications. While...
Intuit Opens Up APIs To Financial Data Service That Powers Quicken, QuickBooks And Mint
Real-time bidding is the next mobile ad breakthrough -- here's how you can profit

JOB OF THE WEEK: Yield Optimization Analyst

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Yield Optimization Analyst Business Insider New York, NY Why it’s cool: If you're reading this then you already know...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Yield Optimization Analyst

Hailo, SideCar, And The New York Taxi And Limousine Commission To Discuss The Future Of Transportation At Disrupt NY 2013

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In the coming weeks, the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission is expected to enter into its first trial of taxi e-hail apps. That’ll allow startups like Hailo that help users find nearby cabs through their mobile phones, without having to hail them from the street. At the same time,...
Hailo, SideCar, And The New York Taxi And Limousine Commission To Discuss The Future Of Transportation At Disrupt NY 2013

Why Aren't Entrepreneurs Developing Innovative Solutions For Renters?

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There are some 40 million rental units in America today. And that segment is growing fast as more Americans choose to rent instead of own in a tepid real estate market. While some technology providers have come to the rescue of landlords and prospective tenants, much opportunity remains. With home...
Why Aren't Entrepreneurs Developing Innovative Solutions For Renters?

New Business Technology Seen to Disrupt Roles, Relationships

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Put a bunch of tech CEOs on stage and many optimistic predictions are bound to follow. But the future sketched out at a gathering in San Francisco seemed a lot more comfortable for technology providers than corporate users....
New Business Technology Seen to Disrupt Roles, Relationships
Cloud providers seek to become "arms dealers" to telco, carrier clouds
The ABC's of enterprise SaaS

The World is Not Quite Ready for Mobile Payments, According to MasterCard

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Is the world ready for mobile payments? Not quite, according to a global survey released by MasterCard yesterday. There are a variety of factors that lead will lead to mobile payments adoption across the planet, from infrastructure deployment to consumer willingness to make payments with a mobile device. The mobile...
The World is Not Quite Ready for Mobile Payments, According to MasterCard

Sponsor post: Get ready to rule the cloud!

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Sponsor post: Get ready to rule the cloud!

eBay vs Amazon: decentralized vs centralized e-commerce

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Note: The company I cofounded, Hunch, was acquired by eBay in November 2011. I am now an eBay employee. But all the opinions expressed below are my own, and were developed prior to the Hunch acquisition, through my own research on e-commerce. Amazon and eBay are the two largest e-commerce...
eBay vs Amazon: decentralized vs centralized e-commerce

Seven Practical Steps to Help You Run Your On-Premise Cloud Like a Business

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Long regarded as "just" technology providers, IT organizations now are routinely called on to leverage infrastructure advances and virtualization in order to drive efficiencies, improve performance and transform business functions throughout the enterprise....
Seven Practical Steps to Help You Run Your On-Premise Cloud Like a Business

Julie Samuels' Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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Hello, Techdirt! I'm Julie Samuels, staff attorney at EFF, where I also hold the Mark Cuban Chair to Eliminate Stupid Patents. (Yes, that's my real title. And, yes, it's that awesome.) I'm super excited to be here, talking about my favorite posts of the week (not an easy task--those folks...
Julie Samuels' Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week
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