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Text Messaging Significantly Improved Patient Adherence, Self-Care and Quality of Life, According to Center for Connected Health

September 28, 2010

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Anybody out there that is not using texting to support their marketing as well as their mobile strategy should think again…. real hard. This study that was just released about patient improvement in medical condition when SMS text is used to help remind the patient to take their meds should set off that little bell […]

Mobile healthcare and mobile technologies will be widely accepted and used in healthcare by 2015

September 28, 2010

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The economy may be stubbornly sluggish, but those who work in mobile and wireless healthcare are bullish about the industry. According to an informal survey by UK-based event planner Informa Telecoms & Media, with the help of Ireland’s 3G Doctor, 75 percent of the more than 1,800 respondents say mobile technologies would be widely accepted […]

Google fires software engineer following a breach of its customers’ private information.

September 28, 2010

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(WSJ) Google Inc., which has been battling government regulators over its collection of personal data, said it fired a software engineer following a breach of its customers’ private information. Bill Coughran, Google’s senior vice president of engineering, said in a blog post Tuesday that engineer David Barksdale was “dismissed” for “breaking Google’s strict internal privacy […]

Google gobbles up social scheduling startup Plannr

September 28, 2010

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(Fierce Mobile) Google continues its furious acquisition pace, this time scooping up Plannr, a Seattle-based startup touting social scheduling solutions for platforms including Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The Plannr mobile application enables consumers to orchestrate social activities via SMS or push notifications mailed to a group of address […]

RIM fires at Apple today by the unveiling of its new professional-grade BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet and BlackBerry® Tablet OS

September 28, 2010

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Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM – News)(TSX:RIM – News) today redefined the possibilities for mobile computing with the unveiling of its new professional-grade BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet and BlackBerry® Tablet OS. Perfect for either large organizations or an “army of one”, the BlackBerry PlayBook is designed to give users what they want, including uncompromised web browsing, […]

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