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Health care IT coming of age

If you look around, you'll notice that health care is inching its way to the brink of a major technology overhaul. According to The New York Times (thanks to IT Facts, our sister blog, for pointed it out) yesterday, a group of 13 health and information technology organizations gave the Bush administration recommendations for a road map that encourage doctors, hospitals, and insurers to invest in modern information technology.

January 19, 2005 by Chris Jablonski


ZDNet conducts experiment in media transparency

Serendipitiously, just when big media and grass roots journalists (akabloggers) are coming under fire for a variety of transgressions incredibility, has a multimedia publish-and subscribe technology known as podcasting come to therescue, enabling journalists to broadcast new "transparency channels"that prove their credibility?

January 18, 2005 by David Berlind


'Operation Open Gates' a hoax says OSDL

Reports are circulating on the Web about a project called "Operation Open Gates," which is a consortium to be announced on January 25th by the Open Source Development labs (OSDL). As first reported on LinuxBusinessWeek last Friday, OSDL, IBM and Intel are to purportedly "rewrite the components in the Linux kernel that, it has been alleged, tread on other people's IP - or at least the 27 Microsoft patents that Linux supposedly infringes.

January 18, 2005 by Chris Jablonski


NFL to offer time-shifted broadcasts of games has inked a deal with the National Football League to make MP3-based recordings of its games available to NFL fans that want to listen to time-shifted broadcasts of their favorite games on an MP3-capable device (computer, iPod, cell phones, handhelds, etc.

January 18, 2005 by David Berlind