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LG's Thinq automated oven, refrigerator, and washer / dryer are the future now (hands-on)

LG's Thinq automated oven, refrigerator, and washer / dryer are the future now (hands-on) | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
Ah, the connected home... the ultimate Jetsonian fantasy that refuses to come true. LG's doing its best to change that with its Thinq lineup of connected
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The details are scarce but we do know that the appliances support both WiFi and ZigBee connectivity in order to communicate with each other, your in-home smart meter, and with smartphones when outside of the home. So far, LG has announced four Thinq devices including a vacuum, fridge, oven, and washer and dryer pair.

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Option investeert in appstore voor autosector

Option investeert in appstore voor autosector | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
Option slaat de handen in elkaar met Autonet Mobile en investeert 1,5 miljoen dollar in het Amerikaanse bedrijf. Het is de bedoeling om samen een platform voor mobiele applicaties voor auto’s te ontwikkelen.
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Option is working together with Autonet Mobile to make an online appstore for cars. The cars will be connected with mobile networks to provide new applications

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White House cracks whip on move to mobile

White House cracks whip on move to mobile | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
President Obama tells federal agencies to get a move on to keep pace with a citizenry that more and more gets things done via smartphone. Read this article by Jonathan Skillings on CNET News.
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President Barack Obama totally understands that the role of smartphones and tablets is increasing these days. "For far too long, the American people have been forced to navigate a labyrinth of information across different Government programs in order to find the services they need", this is going to change ! Key government services will be available on everybody's smartphone.

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Aantal gevallen van phishingfraude neemt toe

Aantal gevallen van phishingfraude neemt toe | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
In het eerste kwartaal van dit jaar waren er al bijna 500 gevallen van fraude met internetbankieren, waarbij 1,27 miljoen euro werd buit gemaakt. Phishing is de meest voorkomende vorm van internetfraude.
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Informatics is not only used for good changes, it also becomes very popular for fraud! Phishing happens more and more...

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UZA laat patiënten maaltijden bestellen op iPad

UZA laat patiënten maaltijden bestellen op iPad | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
Patiënten van het Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen kunnen hun maaltijdkeuzes voortaan via de iPad doorgeven. Dit zou het ziekenhuispersoneel een kwart meer tijd besparen.
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Now it is possible to order your meal with your iPad when you are in the hospital of Antwerp. This saves the nurses a lot of time!

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De mogelijkheid voor patiënten van het Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen om maatlijden via de iPad te bestellen. Zo kan er sneller gecommuniceerd worden tussen de verpleegsters en de patiënten

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Philips Turns Pane of Glass Into a 3D TV

Philips Turns Pane of Glass Into a 3D TV | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
Philips has launched a new line of TVs called DesignLine, and they're definitely very different from most other TVs on the market.
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The new TV line of Philips, DesignLine, is a breakthrough on technological level! They have created a TV that looks like a sheet of glass leaning against the wall.

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Emerald | Management Decision | The development of e-procurement within the ICT manufacturing industry in Ireland

Emerald | Management Decision | The development of e-procurement within the ICT manufacturing industry in Ireland | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
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The prupose of this paper is to make clear to the reader that e-procurement provides manufacturing firms with new and efficient solutions to drive significant value into their business. The paper provides a new perspective by presenting evidence from the Irish ICT manufacturing industry.

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Video: P&O Ferries deploys Compuware to pinpoint software bottlenecks

Video: P&O Ferries deploys Compuware to pinpoint software bottlenecks | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
P&O Ferries is using software from Compuware to help it identity performance bottlenecks in its core systems.
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Before they used this software, the team had no visibility of its systems, so if a problem occurred it was very difficult to identify its cause.

 

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London schools offered superfast Wi-Fi

London schools offered superfast Wi-Fi | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
Virgin Media Business and London Grid for Learning team up to offer affordable Wi-Fi to 2,000 of the capital’s schools
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Schools across London have been given access to a new Wi-Fi-network, this enables staff and pupils to take advantage of more technology in the classroom. This has become reality because of a partnership between London Grid for Learning (LGfL) and Virgin Media Business. those two repalces the ageing infrastructure LGfL had to serve the education sector in the city with superfast broadband.

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App development forces health IT industry to rethink mHealth strategy

At the mHealth Summit 2012, panelists discuss the application development lifecycle's effect on mobile devices in the health IT industry.
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The iPhone compressed the application development lifecycle and changed the way people perceive and use mobile devices. That's become a problem for today's health care industry, which is fast embracing mHealth strategy and the use of personal devices for care delivery without fully understanding how it will affect their organizations. This video is discussing the changing application world and how linked data is the wave of the future.

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Through the Looking Glass: A Tour of the Mirror That’s One of TIME’s Favorite Inventions | TIME.com

Through the Looking Glass: A Tour of the Mirror That’s One of TIME’s Favorite Inventions | TIME.com | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
We all have an intimate relationship with our bathroom mirrors. But what if the bathroom mirror could talk back?
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Now technology enters the bathroom. The New York Times Company’s Research & Development Lab has created a mirror with a brain—it shows not only your reflection but also news, weather and even your Twitter feed.

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Google Tests Direct Sales With Smartphone | Benton Foundation

Google Tests Direct Sales With Smartphone | Benton Foundation | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
Google began selling a smartphone directly to consumers through its online store, a revival of a strategy that could be a prelude to direct sales of other devices such as tablets.
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The Internet company began selling the Galaxy Nexus, made by Samsung Electronics Co., for $399 through its Google Play store. The handset, one of many rivals to Apple hit iPhone, is unlocked -- meaning it doesn't come with a wireless contract and can work on multiple carrier networks.

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Future 'remote display' Amazon Kindle ereader has no battery or processor

Future 'remote display' Amazon Kindle ereader has no battery or processor | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
An Amazon patent filing showcases display-only Kindle reader powered by a remote basestation.
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Brain Experiment Could Give You an Extra 20 Years

Brain Experiment Could Give You an Extra 20 Years | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
A study published in this month's Nature suggests that scientists have found a region of the brain that controls aging. Turn it off, they theorize, and you could add 20 years to...
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A study published in Nature revealed that scientists have found a region of the brain that controls aging. They did some tests with mices and discovered that they could live 20% longer and that their muscle strength, bone density and skin remained the same.

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DARPA working on low-cost robot hands, aims to make yours even more idle (video)

DARPA working on low-cost robot hands, aims to make yours even more idle (video) | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
In a bid to crush those typically high robot-making costs, DARPA and its business partners (including iRobot) reckon they can now build high-end robot
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DARPA and its business partners reckon that they can build high-end robot hands for under  $3,000. to demonstrate their progress they released  a clip of one of its robots!

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Hands-on with LG’s Android-powered smart fridge (video) | MobileSyrup.com

Hands-on with LG’s Android-powered smart fridge (video) | MobileSyrup.com | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
It's not the groundbreaking technology we were hoping to see from LG at CES -- no new phones were announced, unfortunately -- but the company did show off a
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LG has developed a line of smart appliances. The app that is shown in this video is called Food Manager, which monitors what’s in your fridge and how long it has been there. It is possible to use the contents to devise recipes and share shopping lists with your smartphone using an LG-developed app.

 

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AT&T launches Digital Life home automation and security platform

AT&T launches Digital Life home automation and security platform | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
It's been a long time coming. Seriously. AT&T first teased us with Digital Life way back in February of last year. Now the home security and
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AT&T showed its Digital ife allready in February to the world and now the home security and automation platform is ready for prime time. there are 2 packages which will be provided: Simple Security and Smart Security.

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Patients and doctors must push for a paperless NHS, says Intellect report

Patients and doctors must push for a paperless NHS, says Intellect report | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
IT trade body Intellect says patients and doctors must undergo cultural change to realise government's ambition of a paperless NHS by 2018
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Paperless should be the norm in health care and not the exception! This change has to be done by the beginning of the financial year 2014/15 and would help to improve healthcare outcomes and efficiency gains.

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Healthcare data interoperability snafu is personal for one executive

Athenahealth business development exec wouldn't work for a publicly traded company until experiencing healthcare data interoperability woes firsthand.
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In this podcast, Armbrester details that personal experience and discusses new initiatives aimed at creating an app store-style mobile environment for customers to add services such as speech recognition to his company's products. He also discusses the state of health information exhange.

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LEGO Imperial Volkswagen Walker | Toy | Gear

LEGO Imperial Volkswagen Walker | Toy | Gear | ICT implemented in business | Scoop.it
LEGO Imperial Volkswagen Walker Toy Gear
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This is an example of how creative minds work but it wouldn't be possible to build this without the right technology !  

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