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Is Google eyeing big data analytics in electronic medical records?

07/07/2014

Google might be getting into the analytics of electronic medical records (“EMR” or "EHR" for electronic health records). Google’s Co-CEO, Larry Page,

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CIOs must understand foreign markets

I advise and speak at economic forums, the biannual World Computer Congress and World CIO Forums and consistently hear that...

July 4th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki
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Increasing ethics training is the answer to cyberthreats

Over 90 per cent of networks are compromised and this can happen in less than 20 minutes when exposed to...

July 3rd, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki
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Is loss of control the biggest hurdle to cloud computing?

Some systems managers still believe the promise of cloud computing exceeds the technological reality.  They cite the “ities” – security,...

July 2nd, 2014 Don Sheppard
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How to handle an ethical dilemma

Ethical dilemmas often happen when two or more ethical issues urge contradictory actions. If you were working on software that...

June 30th, 2014 Donna Lindskog
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How big will smart phones get?

A lot of digital ink has been spread reacting to the size of BlackBerry's upcoming Passport handset, with its 4.5-in. square...

June 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Android at Google IO: What the L?

When the Google IO developer conference rolls around, you know there’s a bunch of Android news on the way, and...

June 27th, 2014 Sean Carruthers
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Interview: Andrew Ng, chairman and co-founder of Coursera

There is an impending digital tsunami -- or D-Quake -- that can drive enterprises to destruction if they don't continually...

June 23rd, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki
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BlackBerry shows improvement

Operations are improving over at BlackBerry. The mobile device management (MDM) leader reported higher cash levels, stronger profitability, and lower...

June 20th, 2014 Chris Lau
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Amazon wants to set the smartphone market on Fire

Well, we knew that it was coming: Amazon has now increased its very own Android-powered device lineup by one, count...

June 19th, 2014 Sean Carruthers