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Cleveland Clinic – inevitable that health care is going home.

October 26, 2010

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(New England Journal of Medicine; Perspective by Steven H. Landers, M.D., M.P.H.) In Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Buffalo, New York,1 acutely ill patients have been sent out of the emergency department for hospital-like care at home. In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Little Rock, Arkansas, home health agencies provide chronic care management services, emphasizing care coordination and […]

Sprint Selects Openwave to Power New Browser-VAS Ecosystem Solving Fragmentation Challenges for Developers (read cross platform solution)

October 26, 2010

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(Release) Openwave Systems Inc. a global software innovator delivering context-aware mediation and messaging solutions, today announced that Sprint has selected Openwave’s Integra technology to deploy a new ecosystem of enhanced services within the browser.   The Sprint Browser-VAS (value-added services) ecosystem powered by Openwave will provide developers the tools they need to develop apps and value-added […]

Android reaches 100K APP milestone

October 26, 2010

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(Fierce) Almost two years to the day after Google first opened the doors of its Android Market application storefront, the digital services giant reports the store now boasts more than 100,000 apps optimized for Android smartphones. A post on the AndroidDev Twitter account confirms the benchmark. As recently as early September, Android Market featured 80,000 applications, […]

Disney’s acquisition of Playdom and the effect on social gaming industry

October 26, 2010

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(Inside Social Gaming) In a new industry like social gaming, a single acquisition can have a disproportionate effect on the ecosystem. The buyout of a prominent company changes perceptions across the market, whether the price is high or low. Disney’s July acquisition of Playdom has certainly had that effect, setting off a new round of […]

Aro Mobile wants to simplify mobile phone UX

October 26, 2010

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(NYT)  For many people, their mobile phones often double as a second brain. But efficiently searching through that reservoir of information to quickly locate contacts, upcoming events and addresses is still time-confusing and often frustrating. Is there an opportunity to reinvent the way people find things on their phones? Kiha Software, based in Seattle, is […]

2D / QR code technology being tested all over- growth with smartphone users up 700% since the beginning of 2010

October 26, 2010

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(NYT) SHARON BOLTON spotted “those funky tags” — known formally as two-dimensional bar codes — when she took her college-age daughter to catch a train at the Rensselaer rail station in Albany last week.   “I looked up and saw these little black-and-white boxes on the lime green wall,” said Ms. Bolton, a graphic artist […]

AdMob introducing interactive video to Android

October 26, 2010

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Google-owned mobile advertising network AdMob is introducing interactive video and interactive interstitial ad units optimized for applications running across the Android smartphone platform. According to AdMob, the rich media units identify a device’s screen resolution, size, and network connection speed to serve users the optimal viewing experience; ads may be placed either at app-open or in-app. […]

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