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Qbase Wins Department Of Veterans Affairs “Project REACH" Challenge

Press Release | Qbase | April 24, 2013

Qbase LLC, a leading provider of information technology services, business intelligence solutions, and geographic search technologies, is pleased to announce that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected the Qbase Homeless REACH mobile application as the winner of their Project REACH [...] initiative. Read More »

Real-Time Emergency Response

Jeremy | Mozilla Ignite | March 31, 2013

What problem are you intending to solve? Detection, observation, and assessment of situations requiring intervention by emergency responders depends on high-quality "live" data. Read More »

RedWood MedNet and CaHIE to Host Major Open Health Information Exchange (HIE) Conference

Leaders of major open source projects in healthcare and the open health HIE community are gathering for the annual Redwood MedNet Conference in Santa Rosa, CA next Thursday and Friday, July 24-25. While the focus of this conference is the growing open source HIE movement in California, the conference will feature successful open HIE implementations from around the world, including the extraordinary OpenHIE effort in Rwanda, and critical lessons for any HIE and health information organizations (HIOs) that want to develop cost-effective and successful interoperable solutions. Read More »

Safety Datapalooza Shows Power Of Communities

Lisa Nelson | DigitalGov | September 24, 2012

The White House Office of Public Engagement held the first Safety Datapalooza illustrating the power of communities.  Federal Chief Technology Officer Todd Park and Deputy Secretary of Transportation John Porcari hosted the event, which touted the data available on and the community of innovators using it to make effective tools for consumers. Read More »

SBG Technology Solutions Awarded Veterans Affairs Mobile Application And Systems Integration Contract

Press Release | SBG Technology Solutions | February 26, 2013

SBG Technology Solutions, Inc., one of the fastest growing and leading information technology service providers in the United States, announced the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has awarded SBG a contract to provide technical and engineering support associated with integration efforts related to Veterans Affairs enterprise mobile applications... Read More »

Sharp Memorial Hospital And Doctors Medical Center Of Modesto Earn Top Rankings In Independent California Patient Engagement Index

Press Release | Axial Exchange | June 24, 2013

Axial Exchange, Inc., a pioneer in using mobile apps to deepen the patient’s role in improving outcomes, today announced the results of its California Patient Engagement Index (PEI) [...]. Read More »

Should Mobile Apps Be Regulated?

Matt Mattox | Axial Exchange | July 12, 2013

Two opposing groups of stakeholders recently petitioned the government, one urging the administration not to rush into any regulation, the other asking for regulatory guidance as soon as possible. What do you think? [...] Read More »

Smartphones Open Up Science To Everyone

Staff Writer | Laboratory Equipment | December 18, 2013

That smartphone in your purse or pocket isn’t just for viewing movies and checking Facebook. By putting data collection, visualization and learning in the palm of your hand, it’s helping to transform science education and open up unprecedented opportunities for citizen science. Read More »

Survey Finds Big Opportunities For Government In Mobile Apps

Brittany Ballenstedt | Nextgov | February 6, 2013

Satisfaction with federal websites dipped slightly in the fourth quarter of 2012 but has remained relatively steady since 2009, according to a new report released Wednesday by consultancy Foresee. Read More »

Telefonica Launches Firefox OS Smartphones In Mexico, Peru And Uruguay

Press Release | Telefonica | November 1, 2013

Telefonica is launching Firefox OS phones this week in Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Both the ZTE Open and ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fire will be available in Mexico starting today, while the ZTE Open is available in Peru, and the ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fire is available in Uruguay... Read More »

The iPhone 5S Just Brought Us Closer To The Internet Of Things And A World Of Constant Surveillance

Siraj Datoo | Quartz | September 10, 2013

Sensors have played a role in mobile devices for years, even if it was simply a compass designed to help phone users find their bearings (in the woods, supposedly). Yet at Apple’s iPhone launch today, the company announced a “motion co-processor,” the M7 chip, on its higher-end iPhone 5S... Read More »

The Road To Health Is Paved With Good Nutrition Apps

Vivian Wagner | TechNewsWorld | June 25, 2013

Nutrition apps make it easier than ever to eat wisely. Perhaps you'd like help organizing food inventories and shopping, coming up with meal plans and finding recipes. You might be interested in an app that tracks your food consumption in light of established goals. Read More »

The ‘privacy by design’ approach for mobile apps: why it is not enough

The mobile apps installed on our smartphones are one of the biggest threats to our digital privacy. They are capable of collecting vast amounts of personal data, often highly sensitive. The consent model on which privacy laws are based doesn’t work. App users remain concerned about privacy, as a recent survey shows, but they still aren’t very good at protecting it. They may lack the technical know-how or the time to review privacy terms, or they may lack the willpower to resist the lure of trending apps and personalized in-app offers...

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Tizen, Your Next HTML5 Mobile Operating System

Adrian Bridgwater | Open Source Insider | August 21, 2013

The open source Tizen operating system could be your next mobile device experience. Read More »

Trying To Lower Readmissions? Give Your Patients A Health App

Matt Mattox | Axial Exchange | November 2, 2012

On October 1 2012, the CMS Readmission Reduction Program kicked in - much to the consternation of 2,217 hospitals that will be penalized. This followed 18 months of hand wringing that began when the program was introduced as part of the Affordable Care Act in March 2010. Read More »