The Internet of Things fuels efficiency and improves patient care — Weekend Reading: December 5th Edition

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Welcome back to another edition of Weekend Reading, where you’ll get stories on how the Internet of Things has transformed both the petroleum supply chain and nurses’ daily routines, the origins of #GivingTuesday and the first annual Biofabricate conference. The Internet of Things plays a big role in improving efficiency of the petroleum supply chain and in the care of patients at hospitals. Enhanced by IoT, Rockwell Automation is bringing its vision … Read more »

Weekend Reading: July 25th Edition—Exploring Station Q, a hub for next-level computing research

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In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on potentially world-changing quantum computing research, the release of the Lumia 530 and a look ahead – and back – at the Imagine Cup. At Station Q, headquarters of potentially world-changing quantum computing research, big brains inside and outside of Microsoft explore the exciting, mysterious, difficult and downright strange space where computer science meets quantum physics. Check out the full story … Read more »

Foursquare app checks in at the Windows Store

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The first-ever Foursquare app designed for large-screen devices is now available exclusively on Windows 8, and it’s News Center’s featured App of the Week. The popular social app, which has over 35 million users worldwide, lets you find and “check in” at interesting places around you, as well as share photos, reviews and tips about your personal favorite spots. The new Windows 8 version sports a gorgeous design, uses OS features … Read more »