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Q&A: Christiana Care Health CIO talks up Apple's Health Record app

in December, Christiana Care went live with Apple's Health Record app, enabling patients to get an aggregated view of their electronic health record information on their mobile devices.

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Blockchain marches steadily into global financial transaction networks

SWIFT, which runs the world's largest payments messaging network, announced plans to test blockchain as a method of allowing shareholders of financial services clients to cast votes electronically.

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Global blockchain spending to hit $12.4B by 2022; finance sector leads growth

Blockchain spending is now expected to reach $12.4 billion within three years, according to IDC, with the U.S. spending more on the distributed ledger technology than any other region of the world.

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Blockchain vs. a database: What's the difference?

Blockchain has been accused by detractors as nothing more than a more complicated and expensive database. While both technologies offer data storage and management, blockchain has one unique feature a database will never replicate.

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CIOs, you’re doing blockchain wrong

Companies are keen to try blockchain to address key business needs such as efficient transactions and immutable audit trails. But many aren't taking advantage of the distributed ledger's most innovative features.

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J.P. Morgan to launch a U.S. dollar-backed cryptocurrency

JPM Coin, the first of its kind from a major bank, will initially be used to transfer funds over a blockchain network internally and between internationally between institutional clients.

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IoT and retail tech pushes envelope in 2019: TECH(talk)

What's ahead for Internet of Things technology in 2019? Prepare for more location-based advertising, warehouse robotics, and concepts such as the no-line, no-checkout Amazon Go store.

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Facebook and Apple feud, Amazon's retail revenue growth slows | TECH(feed)

Today's episode delves into Amazon's revenue, Facebook and Apple's dispute, and more.

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Apple’s digital health story is still waiting to be told

U.S. consumers are more willing than ever before to engage with digital solutions that will help them stay well, and this is an opportunity for Apple.

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CVS to let customers share med history with Apple Health

CVS insurance subsidiary Aetna has released an app that lets members opt-in to sharing their electronic medical records with Apple's health service; in turn, Apple will offer Apple Watch wearers personalized fitness and health goals. ...

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What is blockchain? The complete guide

The much-hyped distributed ledger technology (DLT) has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, save money, streamline supply chains and disrupt IT in ways not seen since the internet arrived.

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Sharding: What it is and why many blockchain protocols rely on it

Sharding could be the key to allowing blockchains to scale, while maintaining the privacy and security features that make the distributed ledger technology so hot. But there are hurdles that need to be addressed.

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MIT, Stanford and others to build blockchain payments network to rival VisaNet

Seven universities are collaborating to create a blockchain-based online payment system that will solve issues of scalability, privacy, security and performance, enabling up to 10,000 transactions per second

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SAP targets counterfeit drugs with blockchain tracker

SAP has launched a blockchain-based tracking system that enables healthcare providers, pharmacies and wholesale pharmaceutical sellers to authenticate drug shipments.

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How collaboration apps foster digital transformation

Popular collaboration tools are helping Accenture, Autodesk and others save money, increase efficiency, drive innovation and improve communication throughout their organizations.

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AR and VR bring a new twist to collaboration

From consulting with remote experts to meeting in virtual spaces, augmented reality and virtual reality apps are changing the way people work together.

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How blockchain may kill the password

Blockchain technology is being piloted as the basis for self-sovereign identities, which can eliminate user names and passwords for logging into corporate sites or verify sensitive information such as income for purposes of a loan...

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