Cameras, sensor tags used to monitor caregivers to prevent infection
With nightmarish superbugs threatening the lives of patients and healthcare workers, hospitals are taking considerable precautions to track who is and who isn't washing their hands. For example, Summerville Medical Center, a 94-bed acute-care hospital in South Carolina, is having employees wear sensor tags to determine who is washing their hands before and after coming into contact with patients. The technology was first rolled out in the medical center's intensive care unit in the spring o...
Cameras, sensor tags used to monitor caregivers to prevent infection
With nightmarish superbugs threatening the lives of patients and healthcare workers, hospitals are taking considerable precautions to track who is and who isn't washing their hands. For example, Summerville Medical Center, a 94-bed acute-care hospital in South Carolina, is having employees wear sensor tags to determine who is washing their hands before and after coming into contact with patients. The technology was first rolled out in the medical center's intensive care unit in the spring o...
Twitter Music gets new homepage with more charts and genre breakdowns
The Twitter Music website has been given pretty large overhaul, which may make the site more appealing to some of its early detractors.The new Twitter Music site has added a raft of new chart categories, following criticism that it only served up mainstream artists and did not fulfil its intended purpose as a useful music discovery tool.Now, the site features an Emerging category, for the best new emerging music and Unearthed, which claims to find talent 'hidden in tweets'.Alongside the Supersta...
Twitter Music gets new homepage with more charts and genre breakdowns
The Twitter Music website has been given pretty large overhaul, which may make the site more appealing to some of its early detractors.The new Twitter Music site has added a raft of new chart categories, following criticism that it only served up mainstream artists and did not fulfil its intended purpose as a useful music discovery tool.Now, the site features an Emerging category, for the best new emerging music and Unearthed, which claims to find talent 'hidden in tweets'.Alongside the Supersta...
Shemar Moore -- Cops Rush to House After 911 Assault Call
Shemar Moore had some early morning guests Saturday -- cops, who responded to a 911 call from a woman who claimed the actor assaulted her, but he says he got attacked ... TMZ has learned.Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... at around 3:45 AM, a…
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings On Arrested Development, Managing Content Licenses, And Coming Back From The Qwikster Debacle
It has only been a few days since the release of Arrested Development on Netflix, but the fourth season of the series has already exceeded the company’s expectations. In an interview at the D11 conference, CEO Reed Hastings and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos talked about the company’s plans for more original programming, as well as its relationship to other content providers and distributors. Arrested Development, of course, has been popular on Netflix for years. It’s been ...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings On Arrested Development, Managing Content Licenses, And Coming Back From The Qwikster Debacle
It has only been a few days since the release of Arrested Development on Netflix, but the fourth season of the series has already exceeded the company’s expectations. In an interview at the D11 conference, CEO Reed Hastings and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos talked about the company’s plans for more original programming, as well as its relationship to other content providers and distributors. Arrested Development, of course, has been popular on Netflix for years. It’s been ...
Pope leads Catholics in first worldwide 'Holy Hour'
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis led Roman Catholics on Sunday in the first worldwide "Holy Hour," in which participants prayed at the same time around the globe for those suffering from war,... ...
Chime for Change’s Concert: See Performances By Jessie J, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce And More
On June 1, Beyonce headlined a charity concert promoting women’s rights, which included an appearance by Jay-Z and a duet by Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. Blige. Throughout, performers reminded the crowd of 50,000 of the evening’s mission — like when Beyonce performed a faithful cover of Sam Cooke‘s 1964 single “A Change Is Gonna Come.” The Sound of Change concert was spearheaded by Chime for Change, a women’s rights organization co-founded by Beyonce, actr...
Chime for Change’s Concert: See Performances By Jessie J, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce And More
On June 1, Beyonce headlined a charity concert promoting women’s rights, which included an appearance by Jay-Z and a duet by Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. Blige. Throughout, performers reminded the crowd of 50,000 of the evening’s mission — like when Beyonce performed a faithful cover of Sam Cooke‘s 1964 single “A Change Is Gonna Come.” The Sound of Change concert was spearheaded by Chime for Change, a women’s rights organization co-founded by Beyonce, actr...
Chime for Change’s Concert: See Performances By Jessie J, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce And More
On June 1, Beyonce headlined a charity concert promoting women’s rights, which included an appearance by Jay-Z and a duet by Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. Blige. Throughout, performers reminded the crowd of 50,000 of the evening’s mission — like when Beyonce performed a faithful cover of Sam Cooke‘s 1964 single “A Change Is Gonna Come.” The Sound of Change concert was spearheaded by Chime for Change, a women’s rights organization co-founded by Beyonce, actr...
Chime for Change’s Concert: See Performances By Jessie J, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce And More
On June 1, Beyonce headlined a charity concert promoting women’s rights, which included an appearance by Jay-Z and a duet by Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. Blige. Throughout, performers reminded the crowd of 50,000 of the evening’s mission — like when Beyonce performed a faithful cover of Sam Cooke‘s 1964 single “A Change Is Gonna Come.” The Sound of Change concert was spearheaded by Chime for Change, a women’s rights organization co-founded by Beyonce, actr...
Dell's advantage is knowing what its customers want
At the Dell Annual Analyst Conference, the company brought up customer after customer to praise Dell products, services and sales approach. But the one thing nearly all customers are saying is that Dell's advantage, at least the one that interests them, is none of the above. It's that Dell leads with the question-"What problem do you want to solve?"-as opposed to hardware or software product or packaged service. When most vendors enter an engagement, their goal is to sell a product, and the...
Jagmohan Dalmiya, the BCCI's ultimate game player, returns
While Dalmiya has a checkered history as a cricket administrator, having been removed from the ICC in 2000 and expelled from the BCCI in 2006 before returning in 2010, his status as the man primarily responsible for monetising cricket remains unquestioned.
Jermaine Jackson -- Come To My Jackson Resort!
Move over Dollywood ... Jermaine Jackson has his eye on a Jackson-family themed resort -- but it's not so much an homage to Michael as it is to the Jackson with the best name -- Jermaine's son Jermajesty.Michael Jackson's older brother told The…
Erdogan accuses Turkish opposition of provoking anti-government protests
ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accused Turkey's main secular opposition party on Sunday of stirring a wave of anti-government protests, as tens of thousands regrouped in Istanbul and Ankara after a lull and trouble flared again in the capital. ...
Cybersecurity calls for government-private sector infosharing, report says
Sharing of critical security information between the federal government and the private sector is an important part of protecting the nation's infrastructure and intellectual property from online attackers and thieves, but that knowledge flow isn't always smooth, NSS Labs says. "It has been 10 years since the first national consensus emerged in the United States that more needed to be done to protect the national computer and communications infrastructure," NSS noted in a report. "Yet," it ...
Big city, tiny apartment: small-scale living is new trend in U.S.
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Aaron McConnell doesn't mind sharing a kitchen with seven neighbors. He's fine in living quarters with just enough room for a twin bed, a corner desk and little else. Closets?... ...
I asked for Srinivasan's regsignation but nobody had guts to back me: Bindra
Mr Srinivasan has stepped aside as chief of BCCI for a month till an inquiry into allegations of betting and spot-fixing is finished. Jagmohan Dalmiya took over as interim chief.
Yahoo Shuts Down Mail Classic, Forces Switch To New Version That Scans Your Emails To Target Ads
Starting the week of June 3rd, tomorrow, Yahoo is discontinuing Mail Classic. It’s requiring all Mail users to switch to the new version of Mail and accept a TOS/Privacy Policy update that lets it scan emails to “deliver product features, relevant advertising, and abuse protection”. You can opt out of the ads, but if you don’t want to be scanned, you have to ditch Yahoo Mail. Yahoo launched the new version of Mail in December, and announced the discontinuation of Classic ...