Author: WTN News

"The Web Is Broken!" has become a familiar theme, with apps generally called out as the bogeyman. We're in love with the convenience of apps, spending dramatically more time with apps than our web browser on phones. This won't be without consequence. As the Wall...

Lockheed Martin made several forays into healthcare last year, buying small, specialized companies. But the defense giant’s latest move in this space is its most personal yet. Lockheed and San Diego company Illumina are teaming up to study the human genome — the stuff that makes you...

Heartland, one of the largest retail payment processors in the U.S., has "total confidence" in E3 encryption and so is getting into the breach insurance business. Heartland Payment Systems is so confident in the security of its payment processing technology that, on Jan. 12, it announced...

Meaningful use. Two words of towering importance that now remind every hospital administrator, CFO and medical group CEO that they must comply with newly promulgated regulations from federal HIPAA and HITECH legislation., or risk forfeiting funds previously received from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid...

Wellbe, a Madison, WI-based provider of software that helps guide patients through medical treatments and surgeries, has raised $2.4 million from investors, the company announced today. Wellbe has now snagged about $4 million from investors since CEO James Dias co-founded the company in 2008. Investors in...

Entrepreneurs live in the future. If you expect to innovate and grow, you have to. But if you're growing a business, the vast majority of your time is likely spent on countless tedious tasks in the present. So, how do you keep your eye on...

In 2014 medical institutions and healthcare providers made up nearly a third of all data breaches, according to records from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. While attacks on financial services are slightly more prevalent, consumers should be much more concerned with getting their medical insurance or health...

The year 2014 goes down in history as a breakout year for digital healthcare, according to a recent report from StartUp Health, whose stated mission is to help 1,000 health startups reimagine and transform healthcare over the next 10 years. StartUp Health's calculations show that some...

The interview process went smoothly. Then the trouble started. Turns out that new hire wasn't the enthusiastic, clever, and charismatic person you were expecting. And things got progressively worse. A bad hire can cost a company valuable time, customers, and money. Of course, the negative impact...

While many encryption protocols have been broken—or worked around&—by the National Security Agency and other intelligence organizations, Internet users hoping to keep their information and communications private should not be entirely disheartened, according to a presentation Dec. 29 at the Chaos Communications Congress hacking convention....