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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"In the telecommunications world, definitions of phone, cable and satellite providers have blurred as those companies have launched similar services. But in the regulatory realm, the obligation to provide phone service in a given area rests squarely with Ma Bell’s legacy – the landline phone companies."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Big companies including General Electric Co. will likely profit from the billions of federal stimulus dollars going to doctors who buy and use electronic health records. But little-known niche players could be among the biggest winners.

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Police departments in several cities nationwide have installed gunfire detection systems in high-crime areas. The devices are usually attached to telephone poles. When they hear the sound of gunfire, they alert police and tell them an exact location. The systems have saved a few lives and helped make some arrests, but some wonder whether the money is better spent on more flesh-and-blood officers."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The physics of pizza crust tossing, that patterns of lizard tail loss, picky venereal diseases, and a new open access journal, Rejecta Mathematica."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"With the much hyped Conficker payload day fast arriving, the last thing you want to hear is that the Parliamentary Network has been infected."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"offering that is tailored to help hospitals achieve compliance with the guidelines for "meaningful use" found in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A vast electronic spying operation has infiltrated computers and has stolen documents from hundreds of government and private offices around the world, including those of the Dalai Lama, Canadian researchers have concluded."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Adult Americans spend an average of more than eight hours a day in front of screens -- televisions, computer monitors, cellphones or other devices, according to a new study."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Opinion – I am sure you have seen one of those omnipresent new Microsoft commercials that aim to portray Mac products, in this specific case notebooks, as too expensive (if you haven’t seen the ad, you can watch it here.) There’s quite some buzz over the question whether Macs are really too expensive. At least for some, Microsoft’s new campaign might be a bit shallow, let alone leave the impression that Windows PCs are simply “cheap”. And even if we live in a recession, the description of being “cheap” might not work."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"If you aren't using OpenDNS to protect your small business network, now is the time to take the few minutes to set it up. It is well worth the investment, it is free, and it will protect you from any number of issues in the future. And you might get better browsing performance as a result that your users will thank you for."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"People are advised to wait a few minutes before drinking a cup of freshly-boiled tea today as a new study, published on bmj.com, finds that drinking very hot tea (70°C or more) can increase the risk of cancer of the oesophagus, the muscular tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"As more companies feel the effects of the recession, a mandatory capital expenditure on IT infrastructure is not what a business wants to hear about, writes Logicworks' Kenneth Ziegler. A new blended concept has emerged within the managed services realm in the form of co-sourcing -- a service performed by both internal and external resources."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"It’s official, trillion is the new billion. No longer is government spending talked about in terms of a mere ten digits. With the recent flurry of government spending, we are going to need another three zeros to make sense of it all."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Even when their products are implicated in harm to patients, manufacturers of health IT have wide contractual and legal protection that renders them virtually "liability-free," according to a March 25 commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Networking firm hopes to take advantage of U.S. stimulus spending on health care tools"

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