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ITU Signs Off Network Spec For Personal Medical Devices

Simon Sharwood | The Register | December 22, 2013

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has signed off a new standard for communication between personal medical devices. Read More »

Lockheed Martin Launches Healthcare Technology Alliance

Press Release | Lockheed Martin | July 29, 2015

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the formation of a new healthcare technology alliance, combining the expertise of leading health IT providers, medical technology companies, and academic institutions to advance public health. The Lockheed Martin Healthcare Technology Alliance's founding members include: Cisco, Cloudera, Illumina, Intel and Montgomery College...[they] will collaborate on technology solutions that help improve care in rapidly evolving and growing areas of health technology such as those that: secure patient medical information; leverage advances in genomic research; and apply big data solutions to improve public health.

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Lockheed subsidiary, Epic win $624M VA patient scheduling contract

Joseph Conn | Modern Healthcare | August 26, 2015

The Veterans Affairs Department has awarded a $624 million contract to Systems Made Simple, Syracuse, N.Y., a subsidiary of giant defense and national security contractor Lockheed Martin, Bethesda, Md., to overhaul its medical appointment scheduling system at its Veterans Health Administration healthcare system. Epic Systems Corp., Verona, Wis., will supply the software to the VA, the company confirmed.

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No Longer Why Open Source, But How To Do Open Source

Mark Hinkle | Open Source Delivers | May 7, 2014

Fifteen years ago I spent a good deal of my time evangelizing open source software...Today I spend more time educating perspective open source participants on how they can leverage open source to reduce development costs, improve operational efficiency and drive customization for their own purposes.

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Open Source Hobbyists Now In High Demand

Brian Proffitt | ITworld | October 5, 2012

You know what? They're not calling us "hobbyists" anymore. It struck me this morning when I was reading up about this cool little open source operating system called Contiki, a very lightweight embedded OS designed to work well with the Internet of Things... Read More »

Open Source Makes Inroads into Government IT

Jack Clark | ZDNet UK | September 6, 2011

Departments across government are making use of open-source products for server management and workspace IT, according to the results of Freedom of Information requests released by the BBC on Monday. However, proprietary stalwarts such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and VMware had much more of a foothold in the organisations polled. Read More »

Open Source's 2014: MS 'Cancer' Embrace, NASDAQ Listings And A Quiet Dog

Matt Asay | The Register | December 27, 2014

...Another year, another slew of open source announcements that prove the once-maligned development methodology is now so mainstream as to be tedious...And yet in 2014 we had a few events in open source that managed to surprise us, and suggest an even brighter future...

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OpenDaylight Debuts Hydrogen SDN Software

Serdar Yegulalp | InfoWorld | February 4, 2014

First version of open source SDN/NFV software debuts amid debate about OpenDaylight's aims, Cisco's participation in the project Read More »

OpenStack Foundation

Mark Collier | OpenStack | October 5, 2011

Tomorrow at the OpenStack Conference in Boston, Lew Moorman will discuss Rackspace’s intention to form an OpenStack Foundation in 2012, which will be responsible for Project Governance and ownership of the OpenStack trademark. This marks a major milestone in the evolution of OpenStack as a movement to establish the industry standard for cloud software. Read More »

OpenStack Reaches Milestone With Launch Of Foundation

Brandon Butler | Network World | September 19, 2012

Sept. 19, 2012 will go down as a big day for OpenStack... Read More »

Petya: The Poison Behind the Latest Ransomware Attack

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZD Net | June 28, 2017

First thing is first: If you're running Windows, patch your systems! The latest variant of Petya, GoldenEye, can attack if, and only if, one of your Windows PCs still hasn't been patched with Microsoft's March MS17-010. Microsoft thought patching this bug was important enough that it even patched it on its unsupported Windows XP operating system...

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Red Hat Summit 2013: Company Pushes 'Open Innovation' As Future Of IT

Lynn Haber | TechTarget | June 13, 2013

Red Hat Inc.'s lead for its technology and product organizations, Paul Cormier, opened Day 2 of the ninth annual Red Hat Summit, held here on Wednesday, by explaining how some of the company's pivotal undertakings over the past 11 years will provide the springboard to where Red Hat is headed tomorrow. Read More »

Rotten To The Core: Apple Stole The Idea And Name For Their New HealthKit App From Us, Claim Australian Tech Designers

Daniel Mills | Mail Online | June 4, 2014

...An Australian start-up company is considering launching legal action against US tech giant Apple, alleging it stole the name it trades under for a mobile app...

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Round-Up: Open Source Technologies Are Key To The Growth Of Internet Of Things

Saroj Kar | Silicon Angle | January 5, 2015

Today, there are numerous products that allow the exchange of information on the Internet, but there is little real interoperability. Companies that make fact-based device platforms and proprietary applications may be stifling the creation of a complete ecosystem...

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SPDX Announces New Tools To Further Simplify Open Source License Compliance

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | May 13, 2014

Samsung contributes two new tools to Linux Foundation SPDX workgroup, increasing efficiency in compliance automation...

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