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iPhone app for tracking swine flu

  There is an iPhone app, IntuApps, which has Swine Flu Tracker, waiting for approval from Apple before it’s released into the App Store. In it, you can see the current Threat Level for the disease, a map showing confirmed and suspected cases, a symptoms area to inform people, and an alert page for breaking news […]

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Predicting the next 5,000 days of the web

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Facebook on your desktop

Facebook has released a desktop application built with Adobe AIR. That means that it is platform independent (Mac, PC, Linux). You will have to have Adobe AIR in your computer and then install the Facebook application. Facebook also announced their Open Stream API technology. With the API now the limit is the sky and you will start seeing […]

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3G portable router

This is the first 3G portable router. LevelOne 3G MobilSpot Portable Wireless HotSpot (WBR-3800) by CP Technologies. Putt your 3G sim card into the router’s CardBus or USB interfaces and you’ve got an instant portable network for sharing to any 802.11b/g WiFi or Ethernet device. A 10/100Mbps WAN jack lets it double as your home […]

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A Mobile App That Saves Lives, Literally

Written by Jolie O’Dell (www.readwriteweb.com) DataDyne‘s EpiSurveyor program, funded by the United Nations Foundation and the Vodafone Foundation, has been implementing mobile technology to track and contain disease in developing nations since 2007. In a recent and potentially devastating polio outbreak in Kenya, EpiSurveyor’s new mobile platform was used to track virus carriers and immunize affected children. The campaign targeted around 2 million […]

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Blocked port when webcasting with Stickam or Ustream

This is an open question. I am trying to broadcast with Stickam and Ustream from a location that apparently has the port 1935 closed. This plus probably a private ip. I tried and skype video goes through, but skype is clever and can go over http if necessary. Stickam and ustream use a flash application where […]

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Genius G-Shot HD520 HD cam with 720p for less than $150

Are you looking for a low end camera that records pretty good video resolution? Here you have the winner: Genius HD520. It shots 5MB stills and 720p video. It is a high definition video camera, can output on high-resolution flat-panel TVs using the HDMI cable ; it supports high efficient MPEG4/H.264 image compression format and […]

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Brightkite

I would like to talk a bit about a very promising web application and also great iPhone application that has been out there for a while but has not been very successful in terms of people using it.  It is true that we are surrounded by Social Apps. For iPhone, web, such a facebook, twitter, […]

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Evan Williams: How Twitter’s spectacular growth is being driven by unexpected uses

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