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Web application frameworks: Innovate or die

Why your urine could usher in an era of personalised medicine

techrepublic.com — The drug Tamoxifen helps prevent breast cancer from spreading in some women, but in others it it is less effective. Knowing which patients would benefit from drugs like Tamoxifen, where patients can respond so differently, would be a boon to healthcare. But medicine today is still something of a blunt instrument, tailored to everyone and no-one.
Jan 30, 2015

Why your urine could usher in an era of personalised medicine tek.io/1zoa2fO by @NickJHeath @TechRepublic

Jan 30, 2015

Why your urine could usher in an era of personalised medicine tek.io/1tDYy8w via @techrepublic

Photos: Five pieces of kit with 100% free software

techrepublic.com — No matter how big a fan of open source software you may be, chances are your computer relies on proprietary instructions to get its job done. Whether it's hardware drivers or firmware, most laptops rely on a certain amount of closed-source code.
Jan 30, 2015

Photos: Five pieces of kit with 100% free software tek.io/1tF4Qoc via @techrepublic

How to install and configure DeployStudio

techrepublic.com — Managing Macs has it ups and downs. While the simplicity of OS X allows for ease of use in most cases, its market share gives preference to Windows, leaving a dearth of management suites in its wake. Sure, Apple-centric deployment suites exist, but many of them are too underpowered compared to the more pricier alternatives or too expensive for basic management needs.

The pros and cons of Cortana in Build 9926 of Windows 10

techrepublic.com — After the Windows 10: The next chapter event on January 21, I must say that I was pretty excited! Finding out that Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for the first year after launch for people running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 (Windows Phone 8.1 too) is awesome news.
Jan 30, 2015

The pros and cons of Cortana in Build 9926 of Windows 10 tek.io/1tEbye4 via @techrepublic

Google Wallet gets major support in deal with WePay

techrepublic.com — I would love to use Google Wallet. Unfortunately, it's rather challenging to find shops, restaurants, and services that support any form of digital pay where I live. They have the technology, they just haven't enabled said technology (for either Google Wallet or Apple Pay).
Jan 30, 2015

Google Wallet gets major support in deal with WePay tek.io/1EQzbBA via @techrepublic

New campaign could turn technology into a women's human rights issue

techrepublic.com — We live in a world where access to everything -- healthcare, education, politics and economics -- is often determined by our access to the internet and technology. That access bridges many gaps, from geographical to socioeconomic, allowing people from around the globe in any circumstance to contribute information.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @lyndseygilpin: Very passionate about this @GlobalFundWomen campaign to turn technology into a women's human rights issue tek.io/161n2hH

The next decade in tech: Three defining forces to watch

techrepublic.com — Something is going to happen in the tech industry in next several years that will surprise us. It will shock us. And the whole industry will make a left turn. It may be a product. It may be a technology. It may be a new company.
Jan 30, 2015

The next decade in tech: Three defining forces to watch tek.io/160Hzmr

Jan 29, 2015

The next decade in tech: Three defining forces to watch tek.io/160Hzmr (my latest editorial on @TechRepublic)

6 digital health trends to watch in 2015

techrepublic.com — Last year was huge for healthcare. Not only are more people insured than ever before in the US because of the Affordable Care Act, but innovations in healthcare and medicine are also increasing at an exponential rate.

How 'unconscious bias training' can fight hidden prejudices in the workplace

techrepublic.com — In the grab for top tech talent, companies are looking for ways to better their odds of getting the people they want. For some, this means figuring out the ways they might be unknowingly turning off good candidates -- or even losing the ones they already have.
Jan 29, 2015

How 'unconscious bias training' can fight hidden prejudices in the workplace tek.io/1tz29Vj by @ErinCarson @TechRepublic