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House Approves Bill to Enhance Internet Access for Disabled

The House yesterday voted 348 to 23 to pass a bill that gives Americans with disabilities full access to the Internet and television. The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, which was sponsored by Rep. Edward J. Markey, gives people with disabilities more options to view and listen to …

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Government Launches New Smartphone Apps

The government continues to strengthen its presence in the technology realm with today’s release of four new smartphone apps. The Obama administration unveiled the new apps as part of the relaunch of the government website, USA.gov. The apps “Product Recalls,” “My TSA,” “UV Index” and “My Food-a-Pedia” put a refreshing …

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Smartphones Can Boost Health IT, Says Report

A new report finds that two-thirds of physicians were using a smartphone in 2009, compared to 42 percent of the general population, data that has led the California HealthCare Foundation to say the rapid growth of smartphone use could positively impact health IT. The report “How Smartphones are Changing Health …

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