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  • Healthcare coverage and the hastle of forms

    Electronic health records are a good first step, but represent only one aspect of how IT can improve America’s healthcare system by making it seamless and safer, writes Chris Begley, Chairman & CEO, Hospira, Inc.

  • PlayStation 3

    Sony's new retail store in Nagoya, Japan is more hip and up-to-date than the company’s traditional Sony Style outlets and it's emblematic of hte company's struggle to regain its footing after a host of missteps.

  • OgilvyOne is using its YouTube channel to search for the world's greatest salesperson. Are you the One?

    Advertising agency OgilgyOne is sponsoring a contest that will search for the “the world’s greatest salesperson.”  And to make things more interesting, the product they must sell is as prosaic as they come: a common, everyday red brick.

  • Blogger

    As their margins begin to recover and shoppers start loosening their discretionary budgets, experts said retailers need to focus more on customer service initiatives to win consumers over.

  • Smartphones

    After a long period of trial and error—some of which is still going on—content providers and wireless technology companies are finding a robust appetite for mobile video.

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    Avatar director James Cameron says the next phase of 3D technology is coming to phones because it is actually easier to produce on phones. We need 3D glasses at the movie theater because the screen is so large. But apparently, our brains can process the 3D image without the glasses.

  • Social media Web site Twitter will reveal later this month how it plans to make a sustainable source of income, co-founder Biz Stone told CNBC Thursday.

  • Cell phone tower, telcom, telecom

    According to Forrester Research, the number of mobile Internet users in the U.S. will double over the next five years, from 52 million today to some 106 million by 2015. As more handsets are sold, the demands on wireless networks increase exponentially.

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    He's 24, unemployed and has no specialized computer skills. Using sheer wit and persistence, the Frenchman managed to infiltrate Twitter administrators' accounts and post confidential company documents online, a prosecutor said Thursday.

  • Apple's iPhone

    For a little $1 iPhone app, Line2 sure has the potential to shake up an entire industry.

  • Close up of someone typing on a laptop.

    Emerging as the woman's equivalent of March Madness, members-only shopping sites such as HauteLook, Rue La La and Gilt Groupe have quickly become the new workplace distraction among women.

  • Models show Samsung Electronics Co's Android smartphones during the unveiling ceremony on February 4, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea.

    "In the long term, companies need to be willing to take some losses, some casualties in order to succeed. You've got to be willing to take on that government. You've got to be willing to make a difference," says Trilogy Partners founder John Stanton.

  • Google shut its mainland Chinese-language portal on Monday and began rerouting searches to a Hong Kong site, over two months after it said it would not accept the self-censorship demanded by China's government. Mark Mahaney, Internet research director at Citigroup Investment Research, shared his insights on the search engine giant.

  • Google China

    Whatever you might think about Google, it's difficult to find fault with the company's decision to stop censoring search engine results in China. In doing so, the company has given the country—and the rest of the world—a clear signal that it considers some things more important than building its business. That's a message that's all too rare in this day and age, and the company's leadership deserves to be commended for it.

  • Outside the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan.

    Wall Street hates a level playing field. What it loves is an edge, an inside track, that extra something — especially when it comes to information that moves markets.

  • Blackberry Storm

    No one is interested in the PC or laptops or desktops anymore. Every company has a target on smartphones.

  • Smartphones

    Companies at the CTIA Wireless 2010 show stand a far better chance of getting their news heard and their products noticed. And when it comes to real news, no other sector offers more tech headlines than wireless.

  • As Google prepares to close and exit its China search engine operation, how should investors be playing the company’s stock? Clayton Moran, senior vice president and Internet analyst at The Benchmark Company, shared his insights.

  • Cramer found a new way to play one of his favorite growth trends.

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    Creating and executing on a strategy that maximizes the chances for a successful project is hard work and takes a different approach. In our book, we look at how the Windows 7 development team came together to develop the product—aligning the strategy, goals, and execution of a very significant effort, write the authors of "One Strategy."