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28 Nov 2016
Oracle provides beacon of hope to American Heart Association event by Edith Mireles
By Juergen Kress, November 28th, 2016

"Oracle's investment in emerging technology is nothing new," writes Juergen. "We want to bring the best in user experience to the Oracle Applications Cloud, and emerging technology like wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) are part of that strategy as they come more to the fore.

So it was no accident when Oracle, a major sponsor of the Bay Area Heart Walk in September, looked to the Oracle Applications User Experience (OAUX) team to lead a project to build a smartphone application that used IoT-style beacons around the course..."
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1 Dec 2016
Behold! The IoT-Enabled Electric Scooter
By Monica Mehta,, December 1st, 2016

Monica Mehta writes in Forbes, "The small, quiet island of Teshima in Japan's Inland Sea has been admired as a place of beauty, serenity, and a virtually untouched rural landscape. Now, it's also becoming well known for cutting-edge art and technology.

The island has become the proving ground for a new business model for energy distribution as well as remote analytics and telemetry, used to ensure that tourists visiting a popular international art festival don't get stranded on the remote island..."
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30 Nov 2016
Healthcare Industry Must Address Precision Medicine Gaps
By Jonathan Sheldon, November 30th, 2016

"Precision medicine is starting to move from grand experiment - in which researchers use genomics to identify the molecular basis of diseases - to the clinical front lines, helping physicians tailor their care decisions to individual patients," writes Jonathan Sheldon, in Forbes

"But if precision medicine is ever to realize its promise of saving and improving many more lives, the health industry must identify and correct the fixable gaps between good science and clinical application. And it must recognize those gaps that, for good scientific reason, cannot be fixed..."
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