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Today I'm at the IBM Impact show in Vegas. I've made the trek to this SOA event ever since the first one in 2007. This time, IBM is making a concerted effort to link SOA and cloud computing. No surprise there: When it comes to...

Dr. Barry Chaiken. co-chairman of WTN Media's seventh annual Digital Healthcare Conference 09 kicked off the event Thursday afternoon speaking on “Social Networking: A New Tool to Engage the Clinical Community.” As the use of personal and professional social networking has exploded online in the...

Because Medicare incentives under the federal stimulus law vary by type of hospital, rurals expect to see fewer dollars for health IT. Soon after Congress allocated upward of $19 billion in health information technology funding as part of the economic recovery package, a commentary from the...

The Federal Trade Commission has begun an inquiry into whether the close ties between the boards of two of technology’s most prominent companies, Apple and Google, amount to a violation of antitrust laws, according to several people briefed on the inquiry. Apple and Google share two...

Like a tank, the recession continues to roll right over companies. Take Fleetwood Enterprises. Vacation trailers and modular houses don't sell when people are out of work and struggling with upside-down mortgages. Even if someone wants to buy, banks have clamped down on credit, making...

As Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle marks Digital Health Information week, health information technology leaders will gather for WTN Media’s seventh annual Digital Healthcare Conference. The event takes place at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Fluno Center for Executive Education this Wednesday and Thursday, May 6 -7....

What's more important when you sign up for your Internet service: getting a lower price upfront or being assured that your bill won't jump later? That's the crux of the debate over broadband caps, a pricing system some Internet providers have been pushing lately. The idea behind...

“SWINE flu” last week was the most searched term on Yahoo, displacing “American Idol.” Google Flu Trends shows the activity in Texas as low because it is looking more broadly at influenza than the relatively rare cases of swine flu that have received media attention. In...

President Obama today named high-tech heavyweights Eric Schmidt of Google and Craig Mundie of Microsoft as technology advisers. The two will join academic scholars, researchers, and business leaders in the sciences as part of Obama's Science and Technology Advisory Council, the administration announced. "The council represents...