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In early April, Adam Wilson posted a status update on the social networking Web site Twitter - just by thinking about it. A University of Wisconsin-Madison biomedical engineering doctoral student, Wilson is among a growing group of researchers worldwide who aim to perfect a...

After hearing rumors that the marketing and communications department that she worked in at the EMD Chemicals Inc. facility in Madison would be relocated to New Jersey, Karren Jeske noticed a job posting made by one of her connections on LinkedIn. Jeske applied for the...

Virtual worlds for children and teenagers — Web sites like Neopets, Club Penguin and Habbo — are a big business. On these sites, children create an avatar and, with it, explore an imaginary universe. They can play games, chat and decorate virtual rooms or other...

The number, scale and sophistication of data breaches fueled by hackers last year is rekindling the debate over the efficacy of the credit card industry's security standards for safeguarding customer data. All merchants that handle credit and debit card data are required to show that they...

Employing sophisticated tools such as memory-scraping malware and unique packet sniffers, organized crime led a record assault on databases in 2008, resulting in more electronic records being compromised last year than the previous four years combined. Organized crime successfully cranked up its data breaching efforts...

Google Health, Google's health care IT solution, has been taken to task by physicians who say the billing information it uses for some patients' electronic medical records can give an inaccurate picture of their health conditions. Since rolling out in Feb. 2008, Google Health has...

I am delighted to launch the Fusion Healthcare Blog http://mikeklein.fusionhealthcare.com as a forum for health information technology buyers, users, integrators,investors and developers. We want you to be part of the discussion This blog will co-exist with WTN Media's Digital Healthcare Conferences. The next event...

An estimated 27,500 health IT professionals from around the globe came together in Chicago last week to experience the 2009 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition. HIMSS09 featured more than 900 exhibiting companies—from Fortune 500s to start-ups—showcasing the latest healthcare innovations. Attendees could choose from more...

In this third installment of WTN TV, an internet-based news and commentary broadcast service produced by WTN Media we feature Peter Coffee, Director of Platform Research, Salesforce.com and former technology editor eWeek (PC Week). These first recordings were produced at the Fusion CEO - CIO...