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Loyale Healthcare Interviews Author Jonathan Wiik: How Healthcare…

The Author of "The Healthcare Revolution: The Patient is the New Payer" explores the unprecedented financial challenges faced by patients and their effects on patient behavior and provider... (PRWeb January 08, 2019) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/loyale_healthcare_interviews_author_jonathan_wiik_how_healthcare_providers_can_make_patients_strategic_partners_in_2019_a_roadmap_to_holistic_engagement/prweb16008014.htm

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SITE NEWS: Techmeme now publishing paid and free “Leaderboards” showing the most influential reporters around a specific news topic

Today Techmeme has begun publishing Topic Leaderboards, which list the top authors and publications covering 24 topic areas such as cloud computing, autonomous vehicles, and cryptocurrency, with additional topics to come. While this information will interest reporters and editors, it will be especially useful to communications professionals who need a way to identify the reporters covering a particular technology news category, or founders and other startup employees who have the same need. How Topic Leaderboards are ranked These new leaderboards are ordered to highlight the most influential and prolific authors covering a specific topic area. In this way, they're similar in format to the leaderboards we've offered for years, which ranked authors and publications for all Techmeme news rather than individual topics. We're therefore calling these new lists leaderboards as well, and they now reside at the same URL . However, there's a key difference in how these new leaderboards are ordered versus our general leaderboards: Topic Leaderboard ranking is not based on the frequency of Techmeme front page placement. Instead, taking advantage of Techmeme's rich crawl data and sophisticated topic-tagger, Topic Leaderboards are based on, first, the quantity of links to articles on that topic from peers and influential industry people in social media, and second, the total number of articles on the topic that an author or publication posts. In short: being well-cited and prolific on the topic leads to a higher ranking. Introducing Topic Leaderboard reports How are Topic Leaderboards presented? Each topic gets a report , which is essentially the pairing of an author leaderboard and a publication leaderboard for that topic. The author leaderboard will typically include 100 or more ranked authors, and each author entry will consist of a name , a Twitter profile link if available (useful for obtaining contact details), associated publication(s), an influence score based on inbound link volume, and a short list of headlines showing some of the best recent contributions on that topic from the writer. The publication leaderboard comes next in the report, offering similar ranking details.

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New Keynote Added to SIPNOC 2018 Agenda Featuring Outgoing Cisco…

Leading IP Communications Standards Author and SIP Expert and Pioneering SIP Technology Developer to Share Views on the Status and Trends in Enterprise IP Communications, including SIP Trunking,... (PRWeb November 09, 2018) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/new_keynote_added_to_sipnoc_2018_agenda_featuring_outgoing_cisco_systems_collaboration_technology_group_vp_and_cto_jonathan_rosenberg/prweb15905037.htm

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Sony Packs High Zoom In Small Cyber-Shot HX99 Camera – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo Sony Packs High Zoom In Small Cyber-Shot HX99 Camera Ubergizmo Sony today announced the new Cyber-shot HX99. The company claims that it's the world's smallest travel high zoom camera. The zoom range of 24-720mm is said to be in the world's smallest camera body of its kind. The camera is aimed at travelers or ... and more »

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Casio adds modern tech to the classic G-Shock watch

Casio released the first G-Shock watch in 1983. The original set the bar for tough watches with incredible shock resistance to protect the quartz module. It’s a classic and still available for purchase in several forms in 2018. Recently, Casio released an all-metal version of the watch that features the iconic design but with modern technology like Bluetooth connectivity. This isn’t a smartwatch, but simply a watch that’s a bit smarter than most. The Bluetooth function is simple and worth a look. It gives owners an easy way to access settings. Instead of navigating through the menus on the watch, owners can use a smartphone app to sync the watch to the phone’s time, adjust settings and set alarms and reminders. It takes just one button press on the watch and for the owner to launch the app. The watch does not have to be connected through the phone’s Bluetooth menu; the app takes care of it all. I found the experience a refreshing update. I don’t need a smartwatch all the time but there are advantages to connecting a watch to a phone. If this is a glimpse at the future of timekeeping, I’m all in. I enjoy a complicated complication as much as the next guy, but sometimes it’s overwhelming to set the primary timezone let alone the alarm. I don’t mind when an app can do it for me

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Adobe Premiere Rush Video Editing Tool Available Now – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo Adobe Premiere Rush Video Editing Tool Available Now Ubergizmo Adobe gave a preview of its multi-platform video editing tool earlier this year. It was referred to as Project Rush at that time. The company has today announced that this tool is now available to the general public. It's called Premiere Rush and it's ... and more »

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Amazon debuts a retail site for ‘Shark Tank’ products

Inventor Jamie Siminoff was rejected by the sharks on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in 2013 when trying to make a deal for his video doorbell startup. This year, Amazon bought his company , Ring, for a billion dollars. Now, Amazon is looking for another way to tap into breakout products from the popular TV show – by becoming an official retailer partner for “Shark Tank.” The newly announced deal allows Amazon to showcase past and future “Shark Tank” products on its website, and come with a $15,000 Amazon Web Services (AWS) credit for each eligible “Shark Tank” entrepreneur. The products will be available in a new Shark Tank Collection on Amazon Launchpad, its platform for hardware and physical goods startups, which first arrived in 2015 . The idea is to offer a dedicated place on Amazon where consumers can shop products from up-and-coming companies, like Bluesmart’s luggage, eero’s Home Wi-Fi system, Casper mattresses, and hundreds more. This new collection is not the first time Amazon has featured “Shark Tank” products on its site, however. Also in 2015, Amazon launched a new online store called Amazon Exclusives, which featured a variety of new brands, including products from “Shark Tank,” like Tower Paddle Boards, for example. At the time, the “Shark Tank” merchandise selection was limited, though. With today’s launch, that’s changing. Amazon says the new collection features over 70 products that successfully received funding from “Shark Tank” seasons 1 through 9, and new products from season 10 and beyond will be featured here in the future. The products available today include things like smart changing pad and scale  Hatch Baby , coffee enhancer  Third Wave Water , and storage bags from  Stasher , among others. You can even sort and filter products by those that were funded by two or more sharks, or those with over $250,000 in funding. “For the first time ever, ‘Shark Tank’ has a store on Amazon.com dedicated to helping our entrepreneurs scale their businesses and highlight top products from the show,” said “Shark Tank” investor, Barbara Corcoran, in a statement. “We are excited for the Amazon Launchpad Shark Tank Collection to bring products from our entrepreneurs to retail for customers and fans of the series.” For Amazon, the deal isn’t just a way to redirect “Shark Tank”-related shopping searches to its site, following an airing of the TV show. It also gives Amazon a first-hand way of seeing which products are becoming viable consumer hits – something that could open the door for an acquisition or further deal-making at some later point, perhaps

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Tech Will Save Us offers STEM toys you’ll actually use

I hate STEM toys. I have three kids and ultimately every “educational” toy they’ve used – from LittleBits to Nintendo Labo – has ended up in a corner somewhere, ignored for more exciting fare. This happens for a few reasons but the primary one is that the toys require too much attention and have no lasting play value. Given this fact, I thought our species (or at least my kids) would be doomed to Idoicracy-style techno illiteracy. Luckily, a set of toys from the optimistically-named organization Tech Will Save Us , has changed my mind. TWSU toys are nice in that they are at once rugged toys that withstand constant play and electronic devices that can be programmed by a clever eight year old. For example, the $60 Creative Coder is basically a LilyPad device with a USB interface and a block-based programming language that lets you program it. The TWSU website features a number of little programs you can upload to the board including a Pokemon sensor that starts out red and white until you shake the board, activating the sensor and causing the lights to blink. My son loved it and he slept in it, strapping the wearable to his wrist like an Apple Watch. Programming the Creative Coder is very simple. It uses a Scratch -like interface to set colors and activate timers and in a few minutes I was able to make a Ghost Detector that “hunted” for ghosts and then blinked when it found one. I based the idea on an old toy I had in the 1980s called IAN that beeped when it got close to “invisible aliens.” I still remember the excitement I felt walking around in my Grandma’s basement looking for monsters. I think he felt the same excitement. The other toys – including a simple game machine that uses an Arduino and a 9×9 LED display – were similarly interesting

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Typekit is now Adobe Fonts and part of all Creative Cloud plans

Adobe today announced that Typekit , the company’s subscription service and marketplace for fonts that it acquired in 2011 , is getting a new name. The service is now called Adobe Fonts. What’s maybe more important, though, is that Adobe Founts is now part of all Creative Cloud plans, including single-app plans the popular Photography plan. Even those who don’t pay for a Creative Cloud subscription now get access to a basic font collection, courtesy of their Adobe ID. There’s a couple of other new features today, too. Adobe has removed all sync limits, for example, so that you can now activate whichever fonts you need and then use them everywhere. And ‘everywhere’ is an important term here, because the company has also done away with “web-only” fonts. Every font in the library is now available for usage on the web and the desktop. In addition to these functional updates, Adobe also today announced that it is adding 3,000 new fonts to the library (and the library itself is getting a design overhaul, too). The new fonts come from a number of sources, including the Type Network collective, which accounts for 2,500 fonts in the library, and Adobe’s own type foundry. And starting today, Adobe will launch new font packs every day for the next 30 days.

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Adobe launches new AR and drawing tools 

At its Max conference in Los Angeles, Adobe today announced a number of new products in its Creative Cloud suite. Among those is Project Aero, a new tool that allows for building new AR experiences, and Project Gemini for painting and drawing on the iPad. The ‘Project’ moniker is Adobe’s way of signifying that these are still early-stage products and not quite ready for prime time yet. Over time, though, they typically become fully named parts of the Creative Cloud suite. The fact that Adobe is launching a tool for building AR experience doesn’t come as a major surprise. Adobe isn’t one to stand by as hype builds around a new technology (see: Adobe’s early support for VR). Project Aero, which integrates with both Adobe Dimension and Photoshop for creating importing assets, is now in private beta, with plans for a wider release in 2019. The other new tool is Project Gemini, which takes some of Adobe’s Photoshop technology, including its painting engine, to create a stand-alone drawing app for the iPad. The app also takes some cues from existing drawing tools from Adobe like Photoshop Sketch and Illustrator Draw. Indeed, it gets its time-lapse recording feature and support for Photoshop brushes from these — but in a new package that also includes selection and masking tools, grids, drawing guides and a mix of raster and vector drawing capabilities. One interesting note here is that Kyle T. Webster is behind this new project. Last year, Adobe bought Webster’s Photoshop brush tools almost exactly one year ago .

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