Author: WTN News

IBM is advancing rapidly into new fields like data analytics, cloud computing and mobile applications. And while the technology company’s second-quarter results showed encouraging progress in those businesses, it was not enough to translate into growth for the company as a whole. Virginia M. Rometty, IBM’s...

Among the many promises of the Internet of Things — a network of Wi-Fi-connected devices and equipment managed with smartphones — is the automation of everyday life, whether finding a parking space or discovering a discounted blouse at the mall or lighting the streets when...

SEATTLE — Next week, when Microsoft releases Windows 10, the latest version of the company’s operating system, the software will offer a mix of the familiar and new to the people who run earlier versions of it on more than 1.5 billion computers and other...

Research points to ways to reduce incorrect assessments of patient conditions Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's electronic surveillance framework for hospitalized kids is poised to significantly reduce false-positive identification of serious health conditions. This according to new peer-reviewed research published today in the journal Pediatric Critical...

Healthcare organizations can use the new functions for archiving, encryption, auditing, and event monitoring, all in the cloud. Salesforce on Tuesday hoisted up a new platform for building apps. Called Salesforce Shield, the cloud-based customer relationship management provider explained that Salesforce Shield is geared toward companies...

SEATTLE — Almost 20 years ago, Microsoft licensed the Rolling Stones song “Start Me Up” to add a dash of rock ‘n’ roll to the release of Windows 95, the product that catapulted the company to a high-water mark of influence in the tech industry....

'Organizations must pay particular attention to HIPAA's requirements when using Internet-based document sharing applications' Does your hospital permit employees to use a file-sharing app to store patients' protected health information? Better think again. A Massachusetts hospital is paying up and reevaluating its privacy and security policies...

'Of the 10,000 known diseases – 7,000 of which are rare – there are treatments for only 500.' After 18 months in the making and vigorous bipartisan campaigning, the 21st Century Cures bill, H.R. 6, which aims to get new medical treatments to market faster, passed...