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  1. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — July 16, 2014
    7/16/2014

    In the news this week, vending machines are going gourmet, offering upscale items in unexpected places, while more and more restaurateurs are adopting technology to boost their customer satisfaction ratings.  Also, new software helps double online apartment bookings for SACO, and hotel brands are finding that they need to readjust their methods of responding to customer service needs. 

  2. Why Your Healthcare IT Customer Needs A Better Search Engine
    7/16/2014

    It’s a simple fact of the current state of healthcare that most providers are not using the data they gather via EHRs as best they could.

  3. Government IT News For VARs — July 14, 2014
    7/16/2014

    In the news this week, the Massachusetts Senate has passed an Information Technology Bond Bill worth $999 million, and new government cloud services are also moving closer to their projected 2015 rollout date.  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General reveals how he approaches IT security in his department in an interview with Fed Tech, and the Amazon Drone project raises some interesting concerns, which one article hopes to place at rest. 

  4. AccelOps And Cleveland Indians Make An All-Star IT Team
    7/16/2014

    A lot more IT happens at a major league baseball park than you might think. Attendance has boomed, along with the number and type of mobile devices that fans bring to games.

  5. Senator Asks FTC To Scrutinize Big Data Use
    7/15/2014

    A recent experiment conducted by Facebook using user data has drawn criticism and prompted one U.S. senator to ask the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to scrutinize the use of Big Data by Facebook and other companies. In IT News John Ribeiro quotes Senator Mark R. Wagner as saying, “….I think the industry could benefit from a conversation about what are the appropriate rules of the road going forward.”

  6. Projected Capacitive Touch At No Extra Cost Now On Posiflex XT4015
    7/15/2014

    Effective immediately, all new Posiflex (www.posiflexusa.com) XT4015 folding touch terminals will ship at no extra cost with projected capacitive screens, rather than resistive touch. The new XT4015 debuts at RetailNOW (RSPA) 2014, booth 625, in Orlando, Florida, August 4 – 6, 2014. XT4015 projected capacitive folds flat for tabletop use. This configuration saves 40% shipping cost over conventional terminal.

  7. Seagate Delivers Storage Simplicity For Small Businesses With New Network Storage Portfolio
    7/15/2014

    Seagate Technology plc recently announced a new portfolio of Networked Attached Storage (NAS) solutions specifically designed for today’s small businesses.

  8. NIST Forms New Cloud Working Groups
    7/15/2014

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced three public working groups to address cloud services, federated community cloud, and interoperability and portability. The working groups will bring together industry, government, and academic experts to address requirements laid out in the Cloud Computing Standards and Technology Roadmap.

  9. Survey Suggests Clinicians Are Still Heavy PC Users
    7/15/2014

    "Mobile” has been the buzz in healthcare for a while now, but should you actually be pushing PCs with your clients?

  10. “State Of The Internet Report” Provides Insights For VARs
    7/15/2014

    Akamai’s State of the Internet Report for Q1 2014 reveals insights on various trends related to the Internet, including efforts to stop distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and an assessment of connection speed and mobile connectivity.

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