Dustin Wurtz

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How mobile became mighty in healthcare

Without a doubt, 2014 will be declared the year mobile became mighty in healthcare. No matter where in the world you live, whether you are talking about patients, consumers, or healthcare providers, mobile is revolutionising the future of healthcare – so much so, that it's worth taking a closer …

Best Franchises To Own: Why Home Healthcare Is Hot

The franchise world has grown over the past 60 years to encompass nearly every type of business — if you want your taxes done, your sidewalk pressure-washed, your windshield repaired, your house cleaned, your dog walked, or a fast-food burger, franchise owners can do that for you.<p>Out of all the …

Tele-tech and mobile revolutionising global healthcare

<b>There is a pressing need for more sustainable healthcare systems around the world.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessMobile brightening Africa's futureCan we 'green' our toxic buildings?War on waste helps businesses profitIs cloud business greener business?Car tech driving a greener …

A SILICON VALLEY DISASTER: A 21-Year-Old Stanford Kid Got $30 Million, Then Everything Blew Up

The week after Thanksgiving, 40 Clinkle employees gathered in the kitchen of their San Francisco office. It was the second time in two days they'd been called together for an all-hands meeting.<p>At the front of the room stood 22-year-old Clinkle CEO Lucas Duplan, eyes cast down. Next to him stood …

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Smartphone industry commits to antitheft measures amid calls for 'kill switch'

The wireless industry committed to making a number of antitheft measures available for smartphones, a move that some regulators said fell short of fully protecting the devices and their owners.<p>The CTIA trade group announced on Tuesday its "Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment" program. It …

Google's Project Ara wants to revolutionize the smartphone industry within a year

The night before Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division was supposed to show off the one and only functional Project Ara prototype to a room full of eager developers, someone dropped the phone and broke the display. At <i>any</i> other product reveal, this worst-case scenario would be a …

Google embeds camera in smart contact lens

Earlier this year, Wired.co.uk wrote about Google's invention of a smart contact lens that could monitor blood glucose levels through tear fluid. …

In India, Landmark Ruling Recognizes Transgender Citizens

India now has a third gender.<p>The Supreme Court has recognized the country's transgender community as being in a third neutral category — neither male nor female.<p>In handing down the ruling, Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan said, "Transgenders are citizens of this country ... and recognition as a third …