Medical Archives - Page 18

Many BlackBerry users suffer from iPhone envy, survey shows

A significant number of Blackberry owners suffer from iPhone envy, according to a new report out today. Four out of ten Blackberry owners and other smartphone users said they would switch to the

Published on: June 24th, 2009 Ian Paul and Gregg Keizer

Microsoft offers server targeted at small businesses

A new, stripped-down version of Windows Server 2008 is being positioned as an ideal first sever for a small business or branch office by Microsoft and its hardware partner Hewlett Packard (HP).Windows Server

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Unleash the power of Wolfram Alpha for new business insights

I was born 5 hours and 17 minutes before a full moon began to rise over Minneapolis. The sky was nearly cloudless, and the temperature outside was 46°F. These facts are admittedly just

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Zack Stern

How drivers can avoid getting a ticket for using a cell phone

Ontario is the latest jurisdiction to equate holding a cell phone to your ear to speeding or running a red light - it's dangerous and will get you a ticket.Talking on the phone

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Software-powered “smart heart” will go on and on

Over the past 12 months, the world has witnessed phenomenal breakthroughs (or near breakthroughs) in healthcare technology including: The world's first brain-controlled arm and hand, which someday could offer amputees or severely paralyzed

Published on: June 11th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Bing is elitist and Wave is confusing

Industry titans Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. are getting rave reviews this week about innovative new approaches to Internet search and communications, respectively. Even Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak told a reporter that

Published on: June 9th, 2009 Mike Elgan

Canadian circus founder will be next space tourist

Canadian circus entrepreneur Guy Laliberté is about to embark on the ultimate high-flying act as the world's seventh private citizen to buy a ticket into space.The 50-year-old, Quebec-born founder of Cirque du Soleil

Published on: June 8th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Jobs set to return as early as this week

Download our latest podcast here.Adobe begins patch Tuesday Adobe Systems will deliver its first set of quarterly patches, all of them rated critical, next Tuesday, as it seeks to improve how it responds

Published on: June 5th, 2009 IDG News Service

Virtual world healthcare has real world benefits, Toronto researchers find

The Women's Health Center at the Ann Myers Medical Center might be a virtual healthcare facility, but the nurses and physicians that volunteer here are real. They work here to reach out beyond

Published on: June 3rd, 2009 Brian Jackson

New portal connects 3 million Canadian caregivers

If you live anywhere in Canada and are caring for a loved one who is suffering from a long term illness, chances are you would have heard of VON - more formally called

Published on: June 3rd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Rabbits, robots and remote surgery – small Canadian firms offer tech that transforms healthcare

Great ideas, wonderful products, but little money to bring them to market ... it's an age-old problem and currently one that confronts many small Canadian tech vendors with innovative offerings targeting the healthcare

Published on: May 13th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Google knows more about you “than your mother does”

"Google knows more about you than your mother." Kevin Bankston, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, recently made that statement to this reporter. A few years ago, it might have sounded

Published on: May 12th, 2009 Robert L. Mitchell

Hacker demands $10 million to “release” millions of stolen health records

Days after a hacker claimed to have broken into a database and encrypted millions of prescription records at the Virginia Department of Health Professions, it remains unclear what happened.Whistleblower Web site Wikileaks.org last

Published on: May 11th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Windows 7 hack kit made public, Android netbook possible

Download our latest podcast here.GE plans major health care spend General Electric will spend US$6 billion over the next six years in an effort to improve health-care quality and drive down costs to

Published on: May 8th, 2009 IDG News Service

Telus plans to bring “patient centred” e-health system to Canada

The launch of Telus Health Space, within a year, will enable Canadians to build their own health records, gain visibility into the contents of their file, and control what information they share with

Published on: May 7th, 2009 Brian Jackson