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    Almost one in six doctor visits will be virtual this year

    With an aging Baby Boomer population and broadband bandwidth improved a hundredfold from a decade ago, telemedicine is exploding as a convenient and less costly alternative to the traditional visit to the doctors' office.

  • Google opens Glass sales in the UK, for £1,000 a pop

    Google Glass is now available to any adult living in the U.K., as the company eyes international expansion of its head mounted computer system.

  • The real 'fire' in Amazon's smartphone? A shopping spree

    You'd be forgiven for thinking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to compete with other phone makers with his company's new Fire smartphone. But forget the multiple cameras and pretty 3-D-like effects, the device is really about selling more stuff.

  • Skype app for iPhone due out from Microsoft today

    Microsoft promises that a revamped Skype app for the iPhone will be significantly better than the current version, although it may be too late for users who have long since switched to other options.

  • Siemens' Unify to cut staff in half

    Unify, a joint venture between Siemens and the Gores Group, will cut 50 per cent of its staff and refocus its product roster away from hardware, following a shift in the overall unified communications market toward software and Cloud services.