September 2012 Archives
Thursday, 27th September 2012
The adoption of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) by doctor practices and hospitals is one of the most exciting developments in health - and the iPad is playing a big part. Up till recently, the typical EMR system was a PC-based enterprise software suite deployed in a large, public hospital. But thanks mainly to the iPad, EMRs are finding their…
Maybe, Just Maybe, Twitter's On To Something With Metrics
Speaking Monday, Twitter co-founder and board member Ev Williams described what he'd like the microblog to be when it grows up. Some fear that he wants to merchandise tweets the way Hollywood merchanises movies. But for the first time in months and months, I saw the glimmer of a Twitter that I could learn to love.
Celebrities & Startups: That's So 5 Minutes Ago
Web groceries, sock puppets, podcasting - Internet trends come and go. The trick is to know when the end is near and avoid doing something foolish, like paying $580 million for MySpace. Today, that means consumer Internet startups taking on celebrity investors.
Small Business Owners Renew Pay-For-Play Allegations Against Yelp
Yelp, the leading website for online reviews of restaurants, hotels and other service-based businesses, has long denied ongoing allegations of pay-for-play. But small business owners continue to insist their good reviews are being held hostage until they agree to buy advertising.