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There's a new CTO in town. President Obama selected Aneesh Paul Chopra, Virginia's secretary of technology, to serve as the country's chief technology officer (CTO). "In this role, Aneesh will promote technological innovation to help achieve our most urgent priorities – from creating jobs and reducing health...

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...

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...

With the Medicare and Medicaid incentives for health information technology use announced, almost 70 percent of United States hospitals are only two steps away or less from having the health IT applications necessary to deliver EMRs, according to the EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM) from Chicago-based...

Consulting firm BearingPoint may have filed for Chapter 11 protection, but its CIO has a plan for making sure his top workers don’t flee. In good times, retaining top IT talent is a top priority for CIOs. Now, in the recession, many IT leaders are...

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...

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...

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...