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This Shirt Records Your Heart Rate, Calories Burned, And Stress Levels

Aviva Gat | Business Insider | May 11, 2014

We’ve seen a bunch of different new wearable devices, but this one, rather than making a new device to wear, takes a good old fashion tshirt and turns it into technology that tracks health and fitness performance...

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Thoughts on Microsoft Open Sourcing the .NET Platform

Last Wednesday Microsoft announced they are transitioning the server side of their .NET platform to open source. As stated on their website: "Microsoft is providing the full .NET server stack in open source, including ASP.NET, the .NET compiler, the .NET Core Runtime, Framework and Libraries, enabling developers to build with .NET across Windows, Mac or Linux." Read More »

Upstart Mobile OS Tizen Previews Code

John Ribeiro | Computer World | January 23, 2012

An alpha release of the source code for the Tizen open-source operating system, aimed at giving Android and iOS a run for their money, is now available for download. Backed by Intel, Samsung and other vendors, Tizen is a Linux-based platform. It includes an HTML5 application framework and a customizable user interface, in addition to the operating system. Read More »

VA Deploying mHealth Apps To Give Veterans Quicker, Easier Data Access

Judy Mottl | FierceMobile Healthcare | September 4, 2014

The Veterans Affairs Department plans to debut the first two of several mHealth apps providing veterans easier and quicker access to healthcare data via smartphones and tablets sometime early this fall...

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What's New in Facebook Open Source

Christine Abernathy | Facebook Open Source | July 15, 2016

With more than 1.65 billion people on Facebook and more coming online every day, our engineers are hard at work making sure that our services work smoothly for everyone. Part of this work involves streamlining our processes so we can keep moving fast as we continue to scale: We build tools that enable engineers to work more easily across platforms, automate testing to catch problems sooner, and help improve the overall performance of our products...

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Why Doesn’t Apple Enable Sustainable Businesses On The App Store?

Ben Thompson | stratechery | July 1, 2013

Unfortunately, productivity apps are a terrible match for [Apple] app store economics. The app store favors... Read More »

Why Firefox -- yes, Firefox -- will become the mobile OS to beat

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry | CITEWorld | March 7, 2014

To the skeptics, Firefox OS doesn't stand much of a chance against the juggernaut that is Android. After all, Android is already free and open source...But hold on. There are a few things this narrative doesn't take into account. Read More »

Why Incumbents Android And iOS Need To Watch It

Patrick Nelson | NetworkWorld | August 11, 2014

New operating systems are on the heels of the incumbents. What you need to know about mobile device, OS-upstarts, like Sailfish, Firefox OS, and Tizen...

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Why iOS vs. Android No Longer Matters

Luke Westaway | CNET | May 7, 2014

It's supposed to be the greatest rivalry in modern technology, but when I switched from Apple to Android, I noticed a distinct lack of drama.

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Wiki Project Med Foundation Launches Offline Medical Apps in Chinese, Arabic, Persian, and Spanish.

Press Release | Wiki Project Med Foundation, Wikimedia Switzerland and Kiwix | August 16, 2016

Wiki Project Med Foundation and Wikimedia Switzerland have launched Chinese, Arabic, Persian, and Spanish versions of Medical Wikipedia, a free app that offers offline access to thousands of Wikipedia articles. Each app contains articles related to human anatomy, pharmacology, medicine, and sanitation. It runs on Android devices version 4.0 and up. Once the app is installed, all articles can be accessed without an internet connection...

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“The President of the United States is on the Phone. Would You Like to Hangout on Google+?”

Alex Howard | O'Reilly Radar | January 24, 2012

We're suddenly very close to science fiction becoming reality television, live streamed to large and small screens around the world. Read More »