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Business Services Provider Strengthens Portfolio with Powerful Data Capture Solution Helsinki, Finland and Munich, Germany (24 July, 2012) - Itella Information and ABBYY Europe today announced that Itella has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the ABBYY Europe Solution Partner Programme. The certification strengthens the relationship between Itella, a leading financial processes and business process outsourcing provider in Europe, and ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies. Itella has achieved Gold Certified Partner status by demonstrating expertise with ABBYY Data Capture technologies and a proven ability to meet customers' needs. ABBYY Europe Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including partner portal access, product training and support, all of which gives them a competitive advan... (more)

Mobile Apps, Code Halos, the Sharing Economy and Trustonomics

I love receiving gifts in the form of new insights!  It doesn't matter if others received the same gift years ago and I am just getting it now.  If it is new to me, I get excited.  It is like waking up in the morning and discovering a new room in your house.  I read an article by Thomas Friedman in the New York Times this weekend titled, "And Now for a Bit of Good News."  The subject of the article was the new "sharing economy," think Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, etc.  In the article, Friedman calls Airbnb a "Trust Platform."  To me, this weekend, this term was a gift.  He is so right. I have used Airbnb many times when traveling with my family, and to date have been very pleased with our experiences.  Often the transactions are sizeable as I am reserving a home in a desirable location for a week.  I am engaging in a transaction of some size with a person I don't know, in a ho... (more)

A Win for DocuSign is a Win for Customers

The morning our e-mail inbox flashed the news that DocuSign picked up a Tabby Award for Best Personal Productivity app, we let out “woohoos” not only for the success of DocuSign’s mobile app, but for our customers who are rapidly digitizing their businesses and lives and using mobile to stay productive no matter where life takes them.   As a quick recap, the Tabby awards are a global competition for the best tablet apps worldwide. This year came with some pretty impressive competition from around the world. This makes us that much more honored to be a 2014 Tabby Award User’s Choice Winner amongst well-known publishers like Disney, Flipboard, Kobo, National Geographic, Nickelodeon and Rosetta Stone from across the globe including Belarus, Canada, the Czech Republic, Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States.   The “Users Choice” award is extra special ... (more)

MMR Information Systems, Inc. Completes Joint Venture Agreement With Unis-Tonghe Technology, a Division of Tsinghua Holdings in China

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/10 -- MMR Information Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") and Unis-Tonghe Technology (Zhengzhou) Co., Ltd. ("UNIS"), confirmed today that they have signed a definitive Joint Venture Agreement to deploy a customized version of MMR's MyMedicalRecords proprietary Personal Health Record ("PHR") services and MMRPro professional document imaging and management solutions in China. UNIS, a subsidiary of Unisplendour Corporation Limited (SHE: 00938) (www.unis.cn), and a division of Tsinghua Holdings Co., Ltd., is one of China's leading IT firms, employing more than 25,000 people. Luo Jianhui, Vice President and Chairman of Unisoft Group, Unis-Tonghe Technology, and Robert H. Lorsch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MMR Information Systems, Inc., made the announcement. The Joint Venture, working with Nihilent, MMR's technology ... (more)

MMRGlobal Receives Notice of Allowance for Seventh Patent Adding 27 Claims to Its Patented Method and System for Providing Online Medical Records

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 -- MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and MMRPro document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, today announced that it has received another Notice of Allowance, U.S. Serial No. 13/352,045, from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The NOA includes 27 claims that expand the Company's "Method and System for Providing Online Medical Records," including methods relating to how patients request medical information from hospitals and physicians. The NOA is in addition to the Company's five patents issued by the USPTO including U.S. Patent Nos. 8,121,855; 8,117,646; 8,117,045; 8,301,466 and 8,321,240, as well as another Notice of Allowance, U.S. Serial No. 13/352,068, issued earlier this month. MMR's p... (more)

Rogers Photo Archive to Digitize Fairfax Media Photo Archives

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rogers Photo Archive, an industry leader in the preservation and digitization of historic photography, has finalized a partnership with Fairfax Media to digitize and catalog all of the company's news photo archives. Fairfax Media is one of the largest media companies in Australia and New Zealand. Its photographic collections span more than 100 years of history, as covered by publications past and present, including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Sun-Herald, The Age, Sunday Star-Times, Auckland Star, and Dominion Post. The agreement with Fairfax Media includes the award winning publications The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the Australian Financial Review in Australia and 70 national, daily, and community publications in New Zealand. "This partnership means the preservation and digitization of one of the ... (more)

BigMarker Launches Public Beta of the First Full-Featured WebRTC Web Conferencing Platform

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/20/14 -- BigMarker (www.bigmarker.com), the platform for learning and sharing through web conferences, announced today the beta release of the world's first full-featured web conferencing platform built entirely using the latest conferencing framework: WebRTC. The beta release is open to the public. What is WebRTC? WebRTC is the future of virtual meetings and real-time content sharing. The browser-based framework -- which is supported by Google, Mozilla, and Opera -- provides a more consistent experience, improving on Flash plugins and software downloads. What is BigMarker's take on web conferencing? BigMarker sees the power of people coming together in a live setting to learn from experts, discuss interests, and share knowledge with peers. Its goal is to make online learning more personal by digitizing what people have been doing ... (more)

The Phenomenon Called Facebook

Are you old enough to remember the 1982-1993 TV show Cheers and its theme song lyrics by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo? “Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they're always glad you came; you want to be where you can see, our troubles are all the same; you want to be where everybody knows your name.” Now imagine the creation of that same kind of community feel, but instead of inside a common location of physicality put the community within the confines of an electronic screen and you have the popular phenomenon of Facebook. “We believe that Facebook represents an understudied offline to online trend in that it originally primarily served a geographically-bound community (the campus). When data were collected for this study, membership was restricted to people with a specific host institution email address, further tying offline networks to onl... (more)

Aneesh Chopra and Glen Tullman Join Box as Healthcare Advisors

Box today announced it has brought on Aneesh Chopra, the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States, and Glen Tullman, former CEO of Allscripts, to serve as special advisors for the company’s healthcare and life sciences practice. As advisors, Chopra and Tullman will help Box deepen its expertise in the healthcare industry and support the growing number of hospitals, health insurance firms, and medical and pharmaceutical companies on its platform. In the past year, sales in healthcare and life sciences has grown six-fold, with new customers like MD Anderson Cancer Center, St. Joseph Health, UnityPoint Health, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) and Mount Sinai Health System. "Healthcare is Box's fastest growing vertical, and it’s clear that there’s a remarkable opportunity to improve the way information is captured, managed and shared betwe... (more)

Dr. Leslie Lenert of CDC Speaks on Healthcare IT

During this week's Federal News Radio Federal Executive Forum pre-recording, Dr. Leslie Lenert, Director, National Center for Public Health Informatics (NCPHI) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), shared some of his thoughts on the future of health care information technology. His comments included the following: The NCPHI is focused on (1) improving the link between public health and our national clinical care systems and (2) automating public health practice. The biggest change in health care information technology is the establishment of two-way communications between public health and the health care system. Health situational awareness is crucial to our ability to monitor public health problems. We must target situational awareness so that it makes a difference in individual patient care. One key to addressing privacy and confidentiality c... (more)

Ulitzer Expands Its Holocaust Research Project Syndication

HEART on Ulitzer Ulitzer.com, the first revolutionary "new-media" platform in the world, announced today that the news syndication for the Holocaust Research Project topic on Ulitzer has been expanded to include breaking news from news wires as it happens. HEART on Ulitzer was launched on April 9, 2009. The aim of H.E.A.R.T is to inform and educate people about the Holocaust and the extermination programs conducted by the Nazi regime throughout Europe during the Second World War. H.E.A.R.T research and material is contributed from a group of independent Holocaust researchers who devote their spare time to research for the production of this website and other forms of related publications, such as leaflets and books. H.E.A.R.T is run by its trustees and directors, who manage the daily administration of the website, review all research materials, fact checking, and ... (more)