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New telemedicine tech maintains patient privacy

Telemedicine -- when patients visit doctors over video chat -- is becoming more popular. But there are challenges for the tech providers in keeping patient information confidential. CNET's Kara Tsuboi profiles one Silicon Valley firm that's working to keep things private.

By March 21, 2013


Arthur C. Clarke accurately describes the 21st century...in 1976

While other futurists predicted flying cars and robots everywhere, Clarke was more interested in where communication was headed, and his predictions are remarkably accurate decades later.

By February 5, 2015


AT&T poised to take gigabit fiber broadband to North Carolina

AT&T says it's in the final stages of negotiating a deal with cities in the North Carolina Triangle region to deploy its U-verse GigaPower gigabit fiber broadband service.

By April 9, 2014


Patients get medical check-ups using Kinect

Medical patients in Basque Country will be able to receive ongoing outpatient care remotely with Teki, a medical monitoring system that uses Microsoft's Kinect.

By November 28, 2013


Digital health tools likely to decrease visits to the doctor

Researchers at Johns Hopkins analyze recent trends in digital health care, concluding that health-related apps and electronic health records will dramatically reduce in-person doc visits.

By November 4, 2013


For $49, a doctor will see you now -- online

American Well unveils a new service that connects consumers directly to physicians through their mobile devices for advice -- and sometimes even for diagnoses and prescriptions.

By October 9, 2013


Concussion bot to debut at Northern Arizona football game

Mayo Clinic researchers are gearing up to test their new teleconcussion robot on the sidelines of tonight's Northern Arizona University football game.

By August 30, 2013


Robo-docs: RP-VITA bot now in 7 hospitals

RP-VITA can navigate to your room to put you in touch with a doctor, and it's being used in everything from newborn care to stroke treatment.

By May 6, 2013


Peter Thiel funds next round of under-20 entrepreneurs

The latest group of "20 Under 20" Thiel Fellows includes a junior at Harvard who's leaving to work on education software. Other projects: a desktop fabricator for electronics and a telepresence device.

By May 9, 2013


First steps taken to build gigabit network in North Carolina

Several universities and communities in North Carolina are banding together to find service providers willing to build them an ultra-high-speed broadband network thanks to the efforts of Gig. U.

By February 1, 2013