12 Hot Mobile Medical Apps
Mobile medicine is everywhere. There's the iPhone app that lets you cut away images of muscle layers to see what lies beneath, an e-health record system for the iPad, and a smartphone-based blood pressure monitor. Here are a dozen innovative ones.
Feds Seek IT Ideas From Private Sector
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra has called a meeting with business CIOs to identify emerging tech trends, with a goal of helping federal agencies begin planning now for what comes next.
Filemaker Eyes Mobile SMBs With Go Updates
iPhone and iPad versions of the popular desktop database software target users frustrated by a lack of mature business apps and those lacking development resources to build applications themselves.
VMware, Why Are You Buying SlideRocket?
Acquiring the presentation software company and pushing into end-user apps seems strange, but the virtualization firm's new VP of apps insists it's core to what they do.
Filemaker Go 1.2 Expands iOS Feature Set
The latest version of Filemaker Go--the database software provider's iOS-based mobile application for business users--adds charts and graphs, digital signature capture, enhanced PDF tools, and wireless printing while allowing users to develop custom applications for the iPhone or iPad without heavy-duty development work.
Google Gmail Gets Shared Inboxes
Cloud workflow specialist RunMyProcess adds key collaboration feature to help businesses jump from Microsoft Exchange to Google Gmail.
SETI Shutters Search For Alien Life
Budget cuts force the Allen Telescope Array, which scans space for extraterrestrial life, into hibernation mode while SETI searches for other funding.
How To Build A Modern Data Center
Borrowing ideas from Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, Vantage is building three wholesale data centers in Santa Clara that focus on energy efficiency.
Mobile Video Chatting Needs To Grow Up
Apple, Google, Skype, and other tech vendors need to develop a standard or share their technology to ensure interoperability, which is the key to pushing video chatting into the mainstream.
SMBs Need Real Plans For Social Media
Without clearly defined goals for social media activities, small and midsize businesses risk chasing an elusive return on their investment in the technology.
Go Cloud Or Go Home
Cloud computing can be diluted into uselessness when mixed with immature technologies and poor practices.
IT Versus User Devices
Corporate IT managers often find themselves at odds with employees over allowing access to company data with personal devices. There are ways though to benefit both parties.