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​The rapid rise of smartphone health care

May 10, 2015 by in Mobility

​The rapid rise of smartphone health care

Smartphone health care is becoming a big business, with the global venture capital community pumping almost $300 million into the sector in Q1 2015, and the likes of Apple, Google, Microsoft, and the FDA all helping to facilitate its rapid rise.

It's MAGIC: Aussie war robot photos

August 2, 2010 by in Government

It's MAGIC: Aussie war robot photos

An Australian team has recently demonstrated its robotics "wizardry" by advancing to the grand finals of an international land warfare robot competition to be held in South Australia in November.

May 17, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Video: Jaxtr's Web 2.0 spin on Net phone calls

Stanford student Megan Zoback, a one-time intern for Jaxtr, is spreading the word about the company's effort to bring online calling into the MySpace.com era--with no need to download software. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari listens in on Zoback's primer. (Note: Zoback currently has no formal relation with the VoIP company and has not been compensated for her use of the free service.)

July 10, 2006 by in Start-Ups

Mashery

Mashery is a new startup committed to making it easier to build, deploy and use mashups. Over the next several months, we'll be launching a number of services for mashup developers and API providers. Come join us in our Mashup University session to get an early look at what we're working on, and to talk to us about what you'd like to see Mashery incorporate in its future releases.

February 3, 2006 by in Start-Ups

Follow the bouncing ball

Every NBA basketball game is being logged by Synergy Sports Technology and the video of every play tagged and correlated with stats. Synergy hopes to sell its analytical tools to every NBA team. CNET News.com's Harry Fuller looks over the shoulder of Synergy's Andy Graham to see what the pros can see.

September 21, 2004 by in Apple

Guy Kawasaki on the upstart art

In this Face to Face interview, venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki, a former Apple Computer evangelist, joins ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber to talk about his latest book. In "The Art of the Start," the best-selling author gives entrepreneurial advice, from creating bold positioning statements to avoiding "hallucinatory forecasts," on the road to business success.

June 24, 2004 by in Start-Ups

Kerry pushes tech platform

Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry makes a campaign stop in Silicon Valley to outline his proposed technology policy, which calls for tax cuts on long-term investments in start-ups and more support for broadband technology.

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