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No texting in healthcare!

The Joint Commission is clarifying its guidance on text messaging for providers, saying clinicians can use a HIPAA-compliant platform to send messages to each other but can’t text patient care orders. The intent to use computerized...

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Android Wear 2.0's long-awaited release could happen February 9

Connected leaker Evan Blass has seemingly outed Google's target date for the next version of Android Wear.

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Pornhub: iOS lagged slightly behind Android in 2016

Pornhub has released its year in review stats for 2016, and iOS users are lagging slightly behind Android users in porn use.

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Low-end Android phones could get VR with new Imagination GPU

Apple's iPhone GPU provider has its eyes set shaking the Android landscape by bringing VR to low-end Android phones.

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Twitter's Vine dies today, so download your videos pronto

Vine is morphing into Vine Camera, and time is running out to save your precious Vines before they become part of history.

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Report: Samsung probe blames Galaxy Note7 fires on faulty batteries

Samsung will reportedly release the results of its investigation into the exploding Galaxy Note7 handsets next week.

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69% off Phaiser BHS-730 Bluetooth Sweatproof Sport Earbuds, Magnetic - Deal Alert

8mm Speakers combined with Bluetooth 4.1 create super accurate HD sound with powerful bass. The bullet-shaped Comply T-400 M memory foam tips provide Total Isolation from external noise.

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10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

Whether you're an Evernote newbie or a proud power user, these 10 tips can elevate your digital note-taking to a new level of productivity.

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This Wi-Fi alternative rides on LTE rails

On Tuesday, the MulteFire Alliance announced MulteFire Release 1.0, which defines an LTE-like network that can run entirely on unlicensed spectrum like the frequencies Wi-Fi uses.

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Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales

Even as more people shop online, Crate and Barrel says it's not ready to give up on brick-and-mortar stores.

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What will be Apple’s next hit product?

The iPhone is 10 years old, and it may be time for Apple to release a new hit product. Could one of these inventions replicate the iPhone’s game-chaging success?

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A new Microsoft foldable device patent offers more grist for the Surface phone rumor mill

Microsoft's patent for a foldable phone/tablet is approved, suggesting Microsoft still has mobile aspirations. But the patent dates from 2014, a time when the company's mobile fortunes were more favorable than they are now.

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51% off Foval 150PSI Car Digital Tire Pressure Air Gauge - Deal Alert

This pressure guage from Fovsal features a lighted nozzle and display screen for ultimate visibility in low light, and doubles as a vehicle emergency tool with LED flashlight, car window breaker, seat belt cutter, and red safety light....

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5G spectrum squatting case ends in $100M FCC fine

The FCC has fined a company US$100 million for allegedly never using some licenses to spectrum that is now considered promising for future 5G networks.

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Snapchat just got way easier to use thanks to a new search bar

Confused by Snapchat? This app update is designed to simplify snapping.

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How to watch all of the NFL playoff action and the Super Bowl without cable

Options abound for checking out all the championship action on whatever screen you choose.

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Android device updates: the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are finally getting Nougat

This should give a needed boost to Google's Nougat numbers, which still show a pitifully small dent in the overall ecosystem.

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WhatsApp vulnerability could expose messages to prying eyes, report claims

A vulnerability in the popular messaging service WhatsApp could allow Facebook to read supposedly encrypted messages.

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