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Sponsored post: MongoNYC: the NoSQL database event of the year

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At MongoNYC, learn how Fortune 500 enterprises and top startups are realizing the benefits of MongoDB, the leading NoSQL database. In our technical tracks, developers and ops professionals will hear from 10gen engineers and customers. Some examples include: Parse (acquired by Facebook) explains how to manage a maturing MongoDB environment....
Sponsored post: MongoNYC: the NoSQL database event of the year

This Ten-Year-Old Company Just Killed Conventional Wisdom: You Can Actually Make A Lot Of Money Off Content

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All is not lost for content-producing web companies. Everyday Health, a cluster of websites and other health-oriented online services, marked a banner year with revenue growing 32 percent year-over-year in 2011. We've heard that Everyday Health now brings in between $160 million and $175 million annually, though the company...
This Ten-Year-Old Company Just Killed Conventional Wisdom: You Can Actually Make A Lot Of Money Off Content
Atlanta-based WebMD will layoff 14% of its workforce

Inside look at Realogy IPO shows strong alliances with Zillow and Trulia

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The initial public offerings of online real estate upstarts Trulia and Zillow may have grabbed headlines in the past two years. But another big player in real estate just went public last Thursday, performing well in its debut. New Jersey-based Realogy Holdings, the owner of Coldwell Banker and Century 21, now...
Inside look at Realogy IPO shows strong alliances with Zillow and Trulia

The Carlat Psychiatry Blog: WebMD's Big Lie

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The Carlat Psychiatry Blog: WebMD's Big Lie

Hoover's Founder Launches Online Health Care Concierge Service, First Stop Health

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Hoover’s co-founder Patrick Spain has launched a new venture today, aiming to provide an online, subscription health care service to the U.S. First Stop Health provides individuals and families immediate, 24/7 phone access to its more than 250 on-call physicians. The service also delivers access to health care advocates, electronic...
Hoover's Founder Launches Online Health Care Concierge Service, First Stop Health

PSA To Parents: Step 1 After Your Child Is Shot Is Not Checking WebMD

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There's been some hand-wringing in the past about online services like Wikipedia and WebMD and how patients and families use them to do self-diagnosis. Much of this seemed to be drummed up media attention, since you have to imagine the vast majority of medical patients are intelligent enough to listen...
PSA To Parents: Step 1 After Your Child Is Shot Is Not Checking WebMD

Diabetes startup Glooko goes for the hat trick: new CEO, new product and FDA clearance

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Glooko, a diabetes-management startup with an all-star set of Silicon Valley investors, is kicking off the new year with a trifecta of big announcements. On Thursday, the Palo Alto company said it had hired a new CEO (it’s first), launched a new product and won the approval of the FDA...
Diabetes startup Glooko goes for the hat trick: new CEO, new product and FDA clearance
Medical innovation is not just mobile apps. It's content and marketing, too
Xamarin 2.0 launches to help developers build native apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone

HealthTap Buys Avvo's Health Business, Looks To Become The Go-To Resource For Medical Advice, Info

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Instead of anxiously searching Google or WebMD, people would rather turn to a real human being for answers to their pressing health questions — preferably one who’s been to school for 10 years. The problem is, of course, that visits to the doctor’s office cost money. Plus, you need an...
HealthTap Buys Avvo's Health Business, Looks To Become The Go-To Resource For Medical Advice, Info

Apple’s Tim Cook on the iPad and the Company’s Mobile Future

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Apple Tim Cook, Apple’s chief operating officer, is one of the keynote speakers at Goldman Sachs’ annual tech conference in San Francisco. The event allows investors to hear from top executives at tech companies from Microsoft and Google to Netflix and WebMD. Mr. Cook isn’t expected to break much...
Apple’s Tim Cook on the iPad and the Company’s Mobile Future

Social software platform KickApps gets acquired (again), this time by Perfect Sense Digital

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Perfect Sense Digital (Perfect Sense), a ‘digital products and professional services’ company started by former AOL execs, says it has ‘acquired’ distributed social software platform KickApps. Oddly, Perfect Sense speaks of a ‘product acquisition’ and doesn’t mention anywhere that the selling party is, presumably, video management software and services company...
Social software platform KickApps gets acquired (again), this time by Perfect Sense Digital

Cranky with a headache? Check out 10 tips to avoid Computer Vision Syndrome

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We all know that sitting in front of a computer all day long isn’t healthy. It causes headaches, blurry vision and makes us tired, cranky and sometimes, fat. For those of you who don’t spend hours a day on WebMD, you might not know that there’s a technical term for...
Cranky with a headache? Check out 10 tips to avoid Computer Vision Syndrome

Shiny Ads Joins PubMatic's Pool of Partners to Sling Premium Ads

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In the fight to move advertising dollars online, the last thing publishers can afford to do is leave available ad spending on the table. Unfortunately, a substantial percentage of available ad budgets are made up of small, often hyper-local buyers. There are so many of them that it doesn’t...
Shiny Ads Joins PubMatic's Pool of Partners to Sling Premium Ads

Industry Moves: Meredith; Undertone; NewPoint; DKC; Kenshoo

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Meredith Xcelerated Marketing: Meredith Xcelerated Marketing adds Steve Kerho and Doug Rozen to its management team. Kerho joins as SVP/chief strategy officer from Organic Inc., where he was SVP of strategy, media and analytics. Rozen, who previously served as an SVP at Aimia Inc., joins as SVP/general manager of MXM’s...
Industry Moves: Meredith; Undertone; NewPoint; DKC; Kenshoo

Startup News: Barry Diller Brings Back the Big Dog and Lauren Conrad's Site Is Sold

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(Photo: flickr.com/classicchanelhandbags) Healthy Hills? Everyday Health, the SoHo-based and more successful version of WebMd, has acquired EQAL, the creators of Lonelygirl15 and the owners of LaurenConrad.com. Everyday Health’s ad revenue grew 40 percent in the first quarter, compared to WebMD’s decline of 20 percent. This coincides with Everyday Health’s announcement that they’re moving beyond YouTube and...
Startup News: Barry Diller Brings Back the Big Dog and Lauren Conrad's Site Is Sold

Google’s competition: Most of the Internet

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We all know Google is huge and their wide range of services are bound to have a fair share of competitors, but you may be surprised just how wide-ranging Google considers its competition to be. Here below we have included a quote from Google’s latest SEC filing with some very...
Google’s competition: Most of the Internet
YC, Rock Health-Backed Agile Diagnosis Launches To Help Doctors Better Treat Their Patients
ChickRx recruits doctors and helpful sexperts for its health platform

Hey WebMD Addicts: What if You Could Email a Picture of Your Symptoms to a Doc?

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Mr. Parkinson Last August, Betabeat profiled Jay Parkinson, the Williamsburg doctor who first won over New York techies in the late aughts by reinventing annoying doctors visits. The hipster doc hacked together his own system–trading insurance premiums and wait times for a Google Calendar, Skype, and PayPal. He eventually formalized the system...
Hey WebMD Addicts: What if You Could Email a Picture of Your Symptoms to a Doc?

Medivo raises $15M to bridge gap between patients and physicians

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now The healthcare industry is sick, but increasing numbers of startups are applying their tricks and treatments to nurse it back to heath. Health startup Medivo has raised $15 million to expand its health monitoring platform that connects doctors, consumers,...
Medivo raises $15M to bridge gap between patients and physicians

Digital publishing platform Mag+ adds iOS 6 support, dynamic ad serving and smartphone publishing

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Swedish digital publishing company Mag+ has pushed live the latest version of its publishing platform, rolling out support for Apple’s new iOS 6 operating system, adding dynamic ad serving and for the first time, extending its service to allow publications to be created and published on the iPhone and Android...
Digital publishing platform Mag+ adds iOS 6 support, dynamic ad serving and smartphone publishing

WebMD and Qualcomm team up to bring Quantified Self tech to the masses

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Tech geeks around the world are using connected devices to measure everything from their daily activity and heart rates to their sleep patterns and blood glucose levels. But ask the average American about this so-called Quantified Self movement and you’ll likely get a blank face. WebMD and Qualcomm, however, believe...
WebMD and Qualcomm team up to bring Quantified Self tech to the masses
Travora Launches "The CNET of Travel"
WebMD Announces Layoffs; 14% Of Staff, $45M In Total Spending Cuts Coming Off Of A $900K Quarterly Loss

WebMD, Qualcomm build consumer cloud for mobile health data

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WebMD and Qualcomm Life are collaborating on a cloud offering that will allow consumers with mobile health monitoring devices to sync their data to the cloud, where it can be shared with healthcare providers....
WebMD, Qualcomm build consumer cloud for mobile health data

One decade later, 80 percent of Web users looking for health info still start with a search engine

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Internet users hunting for health information have more options than ever before, but the good ol’ search engine remains their first stop. According to a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 8 in 10 Internet users say that their last health-related search began at a search...
One decade later, 80 percent of Web users looking for health info still start with a search engine

PSA To Parents: Step 1 After Your Child Is Shot Is Not Checking WebMD

www.techdirt.com
There's been some hand-wringing in the past about online services like Wikipedia and WebMD and how patients and families use them to do self-diagnosis. Much of this seemed to be drummed up media attention, since you have to imagine the vast majority of medical patients are intelligent enough to listen...
PSA To Parents: Step 1 After Your Child Is Shot Is Not Checking WebMD
Meddik Grabs $750K From Chris Dixon, Founder Collective & More To Build A Better WebMD
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