Mobile Minutes: Mobile health tech, CIOs, Line, Sprint and T-Mobile
Why mobile health technologies haven't taken off (yet)
Tech entrepreneurs see the mobile health (mHealth) market as the next great business revolution, but it has yet to achieve critical mass. mHealth is considered the sum of technology-based applications that allow a patient and a physician to clinically interact from different locations. Examples include the exchange of medical information via e-mail, texting, smartphone apps, storing and forwarding pictures, and Web-based video.
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How CIOs can boost mobile app adoption
CIOs with an eye on mobility have probably spent a small fortune creating a private enterprise app store. They've spent countless hours tending to an environment where business managers plant seeds for app ideas and developers bring those ideas to fruition. Often, the number of mobile enterprise apps sprouts like weeds.
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Messaging app Line files for I.P.O. in Tokyo
The owner of the Japanese Internet messaging service Line said on Wednesday that it had filed for a potential initial public offering in Tokyo for the popular smartphone application.
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Paulson hedge fund backs potential Sprint, T-Mobile merger
Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. haven't yet announced their plans to merge but they already have an influential shareholder on board: billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson.
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