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Do CIOs have an inherent conflict of interest when it comes to security? What should be their InfoSec involvement? Who in the enterprise should take the lead on cyber-security issues? And what role should the CIO play? These were the two main questions with which speakers...

Bluetooth can rat out your location, researchers say. Bluetooth is everywhere these days—from your Android Wear smartwatch and fitness tracker, to the iPhone in your pocket. Thanks to the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) profile, they can connect to each other easily without draining your battery power....

The Hack You can crash an iPhone merely by texting it the exact right string of English and Arabic characters . Who’s Involved Anyone can pull the hack off if they know the right combination of characters. It was uncovered by users on Reddit. Anyone with an iPhone...

'It is critical that what the nurse sees at any point is up to date' Increasingly hospitals are recognizing the value of interoperability between electronic health records and automated dispensing cabinets, or ADCs. In addition to eliminating redundancies during the medication ordering process, linking them helps...

New technology allows irises to be scanned from 40 feet away. Is this a wonder weapon against crime and terrorism or a way for governments to invade our privacy and track our movements? Imagine if you could be identified with certainty from 40 feet away by...

Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible. The one given across all sectors of healthcare today is that change is coming, and not the gradual kind. This is multi-billion-dollar, build-up while tearing...

A trigger tool developed to scan the electronic medical record of pediatric patients was able to identify that 45 percent of patient medical errors that caused harm were most likely preventable. In the study, researchers at six pediatric hospitals teamed up with clinical analytics...

The timing and technology are right to bring the power of digital sensing to the poor to improve health, safety and education. That is the animating assumption behind a new project announced on Tuesday. The initiative is led by Unicef and ARM, the British chip designer...