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2014-09-05 23:08:10

HIStalk readers say Cerner is making the right move, just needs to avoid distraction Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Cerner Corporation’s planned acquisition (Wall Street Journal, August 5, 2014, http://online.wsj.com/articles/cerner-corp-to-acquire-siemens-health-information-technology-unit-1407271734) of Siemens AG’s Health Services division for $1.3 billion is a good deal for Cerner, according to a majority of healthcare information technology experts polled in late August...

2014-07-31 23:06:58

Zoll, Kranz & Borgess, LLC, (ZKB), an experienced pharmaceutical and medical device litigation firm, is currently investigating claims of individuals who were diagnosed with cancer after a hysterectomy or myomectomy (removal of uterine fibroids) using a power morcellator device. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 In a front-page story, the Wall Street Journal (7/30) reports that the pharmaceutical giant, Johnson & Johnson, is withdrawing its laparoscopic power morcellator due to...

2014-07-29 23:11:57

Australia canceled its deeply unpopular carbon tax that has driven up costs for industry and consumers while doing nothing for the environment, say Friends of Science, citing media reports and Australian government statements. Friends of Science approve, noting that a growing body of science shows the sun is the main driver of climate change, not carbon dioxide. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “The Australian Government has abolished the carbon tax, effective 1 July,...

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2014-07-03 04:58:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon.com is apparently standing its ground and could look to take on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over a request that the ecommerce retailer tighten its policies for purchases made by children when using mobile applications. The paper reported that Amazon said in a letter to the FTC that it was prepared to "defend our approach in court." The retailer took this course of action...

2014-06-10 12:38:22

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team(TM) Powered by Everything DiSC® Available Now SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wiley's workplace learning solutions group has partnered with Patrick Lencioni, the best-selling author of more than 10 books and one of the most sought after business speakers in America, according to the Wall Street Journal. The result of the collaboration is a new tool designed to help organizations with their single most untapped competitive advantage:...

2014-06-09 08:25:22

New Show Examines Economics Through Lens of Film and Popular Culture AUSTIN, Texas, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today EconPop, the new YouTube web series by the Moving Picture Institute and Emergent Order, released "The Economics of WALL-E." The series, hosted by Moving Picture Institute fellow and comedian Andrew Heaton, is not your average movie review show: EconPop uses humor to examine how popular films portray economic ideas, such as the tragedy of the commons,...

Google's Ambitious Global Internet Plans May Soon Include Satellites
2014-06-02 10:53:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tech giant Google hasn't announced plans to go to the moon… yet. However, the Internet search titan is going to space. Google announced that it will spend more than $1 billion on a fleet of satellites to extend Internet access to unwired regions of the globe. The Wall Street Journal reported that Google is hoping to overcome financial and technical problems that have "thwarted previous efforts." Key details have not been...

Microsoft Challenged FBI And Won
2014-05-23 08:22:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Software giant Microsoft could be singing the tune that it fought the law and IT won. On Thursday Microsoft disclosed that last year it had claimed victory over the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) after the Feds had secretly requested data about a business customer. Microsoft apparently refused and the government backed down, but only after the FBI was able to gather the data it sought without Microsoft's help. Newly...

2014-05-19 23:12:00

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on the F Train derailment in Queens that injured eleven passengers. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is investigating the causes of the worst subway derailment in nearly ten years. On May 2, 2014, the F train jumped its tracks in Woodside, Queens while carrying approximately 1000 passengers, reported The Wall Street Journal (5.6.13). Nineteen passengers...

2014-05-07 08:33:20

The most widely-read periodical in the nation features DentalVibe Injection Comfort System, along with Inventor Dr. Steven G. Goldberg DDS, FADFE BOCA RATON, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bing Innovations, exclusive provider of the DentalVibe® Injection Comfort System, the revolutionary device that is redefining the dental experience, is pleased to announce that the DentalVibe was featured yesterday in The Wall Street Journal, the most widely-read periodical in the nation's...


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