Microsoft gets into healthcare

Oct. 30, 2007
Microsoft gets into healthcare
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Todd Bishop supplements the Seattle P-I’s regular Microsoft coverage with this online journal.

”Microsoft’s Health Solutions Group continues to be active on the acquisition front. The company announced this morning that it plans to acquire intellectual property and other assets from Global Care Solutions, a company in Thailand that specializes in health-care information systems.”

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Time to rethink printing
Tech Target
Heather Clancy reports printers were, quite frankly, a bit overlooked as a coverage area.

“That is, until marvelous inventions like Adobe PostScript promised to pull these peripherals squarely onto the network and into the workgroup realm. The latest wave of innovation began when features from the office equipment world began to creep over-management software, scanner support and the like. In reality, if you sit back and mull the technology over a bit, today’s printing and imaging segment is one of those practice areas that could be a very logical, practical extension to your existing infrastructure practices in storage, security and collaboration.”

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Who put the bubble in the cool aid
Turbo Blog
Todd Watson is in his 15th year with IBM. He began his career working on two software magazines, for which he wrote on a variety of business technology topics before joining IBM’s Internet division in 1995.

”One of Silicon Valley’s esteemed scribes and historians observes that most of the Bubble talk is emerging on the East Coast, and that those in the Valley point out that the ebb and flow of capital, even at the extreme margins, is just business as usual. What’s a couple of billion dollars among friends?“

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