Vermont reports privacy violation on health care exchange ZDNet
Vermont state officialshave confirmed a privacy breach on the states health care exchange web site.
The exchange, namedVermont Health Connect, offers a health care insurance market under the federal Affordable Care Act.
According to a report filed with the federal Centers for Medicare...
Smartwatches aren't the next big thing. The next big thing is already here ZDNet
Small screens, tiny batteries, a general air of nerdiness and no particular reason to exist: its never been easy selling smartwatches and its not going to get any easier anytime soon.
Samsung was first off the blocks this time around with the release of the Galaxy Gear, and has apparently...
another five years
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Mixed messages on Telstra copper complicate FttN NBN case ZDNet
Despite strong declarations over the years that it is both an absolute disgrace and a shining example of legacy infrastructure, Telstras copper remains the subject of great confusion –with mixed messages from Malcolm Turnbull, NBN Co, Telstra and others confirming that nobody really...
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Poor data and systems hamper health service delivery ZDNet
Efforts to boost collaboration across regional health authorities in New Zealand have been stymied by a lack of robust data and poor information technology, the Auditor-General has found.
A new audit report(pdf) has found a “widespread awareness” of issues of data quality...
District Health Boards
Microsoft updates remote desktop apps for iOS, Android and Mac OS X ZDNet
Just about a month ago, Microsoft rolled out Remote Desktop apps for iOS, Android and Mac OS X. On November 21, the company made available updates to all three versions.
Microsoft execs said that thereve been 1.5 million downloads of the three new Remote Desktop apps combined in...
Remote Desktop apps
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GitHub hardens defenses in wake of password attack ZDNet
Fresh off fighting a password-guessing attack powered by 40,0000 unique IP addresses, GitHub is hardening its defenses and rallying users to evaluate their authentication methods.Githubs Octocat discovered hackers in its sandbox this week.
The company told users that they would no...
revoked OAuth tokens
Forrester's 2013 Cloud Predictions: A Look Back ZDNet
At this time 12 months ago, Forrester releasedour predictionsfor what changes in the market would be brought about by the maturing of cloud computing. Looking back on the year, we can now see that, while the promise of a maturing market was strong,maturitywas by no means uniform...
Google's next Glass project could be prescription lenses ZDNet
Exploring Google Glass: A fitting appointment, step-by-step (slideshow)Read more
What could be one of the next waves of Google Glass sounds far more innovative (not to mention useful) than an earbud accessory.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the Internet giant is in...
Twitter thumbs nose at NSA, adds extra security blanket ZDNet
Following up a similar move by Google earlier this week, Twitter has announced that it is adding forward secrecy to its digital doors.
Forward secrecy is gaining traction with many top tech properties lately as it adds a new property to prevent cyber criminals from using cracked...
The 4 best gadgets to bring Internet video to your TV ZDNet
I began connecting Internet video to my TV before cord-cutting was a thing. Today, two years after I cut the cable TV cord once and for all, I find myself using a variety of Internet TV gadgets to bring video from the Internet to my HDTV. Here, in my experience, are the best of them...
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