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The nation is set to begin an ambitious program, backed by $19 billion in government incentives, to accelerate the adoption of computerized patient records in doctors’ offices and hospitals, replacing ink and paper. There is wide agreement that the conversion will bring better care and...

The mission that plunged a rocket into the moon's surface last month detected about 25 gallons of water in the form of vapor and ice -- enough to inspire hope for a lunar colony. Scientists have found "significant" amounts of water in a crater at the...

Dell has finally confirmed what has been bouncing around the market for some time, that it is entering the smartphone business. It’s not saying very much about its strategy, other than that it is using Google’s Android operating system. (That, in itself, confirms what is becoming...

What is the CIO's role in driving social media into organizations? Listening to many of our clients it seems that it is often that of "social police" - IT gets asked by legal to block any and all social media applications. While in some cases...

It's partly because of the European Union's deadly combination of ignorance and arrogance, and partly because Ellison's already invested so much time and money, and partly because he wants Sun before it must shed several thousand more jobs due to the EU's dithering. But the...

The post-industrial evolution of the U.S. economy has aroused multibillion-dollar questions over what kinds of inventions deserve patent protection, and on Monday the Supreme Court joined the muddle over whether new ideas and strategies do. The courts and U.S. law have long held that the inventors...

Hewlett-Packard said Wednesday that it had reached an agreement to acquire 3Com, a provider of computer network switching and routing equipment, for $2.7 billion in deal that will help improve H.P.’s business in China and expand its network gear business. With the purchase, H.P. is planning...

API Healthcare has signed an agreement with Logicalis, a provider of integrated information and communications technology solutions, to offer remote hosting services to its clients. Remote hosting enables healthcare organizations to maintain internal control of their existing IT investments and infrastructure while outsourcing routine...

While waiting for my annual physical, I enrolled in a research study. (About every other year, I participate in a research study. Two years ago, a sleep apnea study involved me spending the night in an iron lung with electrodes in my mouth and all...

MENOMONIE, Wis. – StrandVision LLC, a provider of hosted digital signage services, today announced that it is offering a complete digital signage hardware package to give its customers a single source for turnkey digital signage solutions. The hardware package is available in combination with a StrandVision...