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Google, Apple Want to Take Healthcare IT Mainstream

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At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) earlier this month, CEO Tim Cook and other executives unveiled HealthKit, an app designed to consolidate health and fitness data within an iOS dashboard. HealthKit can list everything from cholesterol levels to calories burned, with an “emergency card” of contacts and pertinent data (blood type, etc.) accessible via the iOS lock screen. In theory, HealthKit will also have the ability to interact with apps from third-party developers, such as Nike’s FuelBand platform. Click here… continue…

Samsung Launches Streaming Radio Service

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Samsung goes head-to-head in yet another respect with its archrival Apple. continue…

Lenovo Wants to Crush Apple and Samsung

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The company now has significant smartphone and IT-infrastructure divisions, thanks to a $5 billion spending spree. continue…

Why CES Is a Bad Scene for Startups

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Smartwatches Could Prove a Short-Term Dud

Uninspiring features and design could harm the nascent category. continue…

Apple Considering Plus-Size iPhone Screens: Report

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Apple’s next iPhones could feature larger screens with curved glass, according to Bloomberg. continue…

Samsung Launches Mobile Apps Exchange for Enterprise

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Samsung is aiming to give Android developers another reason to build their business or career around the technology titan’s mobility ecosystem. On Wednesday, Samsung Telecommunications America launched the Samsung Solution Exchange, which will house business-related apps created by Samsung and third-party developers. The company is aiming to bolster the ecosystem for its new line of Samsung for Enterprise (SAFE) devices. It also released its SAFE SDK to its exchange members, which includes more than 1,000 enterprise APIs. Samsung touts its… continue…

Apple’s iPhone 5C May Prove a Vicious Rival

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An ultra-cheap iPhone, if marketed right, could seriously upend things for Google Android and other smartphones. continue…

Samsung Developing ‘Galaxy Gear’ Smartwatch: Rumors

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Samsung is apparently readying the device for a September debut. continue…

Tablet Shipments Slowing Ahead of New iPad, Kindle Launches: IDC

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Despite Microsoft’s massive advertising campaigns, Windows on tablets continues to lag well behind Android and iOS. continue…