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Excessive smartphone use can harm health

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A new report out of Europe is raising fears that excessive use of smartphones and tablets could cause ergonomic psychosocial problems – especially among people who use the devices as work tools.


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Do no evil

Can tech firms seriously pursue corporate social responsibility?
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In a new Pew Internet/Elon University survey of more than 1,000 Internet experts, researchers, observers and users, respondents were split when it came to imagining how they expect technology firms will perform between now and 2020 when confronted with situations in which some profits can be made only when they follow rules set by authoritarian governments.


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Most doctors satisfied with high-tech patient recordkeeping

40 percent had been alerted to potential medication errors
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Trying to read illegible physicians’ handwriting won’t be a problem in the future, as more and more health care systems adapt electronic health record (EHR) technology to keep track of patient data.


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DOT’s “connected technology” program gathers momentum

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An overwhelming majority of drivers who have experienced technology that allows vehicles to communicate with each other have a highly favorable opinion of its safety benefits, according to data released recently by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).


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DOT proposes new rule to prevent truck, bus rollovers

Carriers would have to adapt new ESC technology
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The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed a new federal motor vehicle safety standard to require electronic stability control (ESC) systems on large commercial trucks, motorcoaches, and other large buses.


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NTSB chief: Vehicle safety better, but improvements still needed

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During a recent visit to the Washington Auto Show, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Deborah Hersman had a chance to see how manufacturers are integrating technology like phones, entertainment and navigation systems into their products -- something of special interest to the NTSB, which is calling for a nationwide ban on driver use of portable electronic devices (PEDs).


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A closer look at e-learning

Expert advice on why technology-based training works
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Call it what you will — online training, distance learning, web-based training or e-learning — but the practice of training employees via technology-based methods such as the Internet, intranet, CD-ROM and more has continued to grow in popularity as more and more workplaces discover the value that this type of training has to offer.


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Waterproofing technology

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Ergodyne has added three ProFlex® Gloves utilizing revolutionary OutDry® advanced waterproof/windproof breathable technology. 


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PureSafety recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America on Deloitte’s Fast 500 List

Experiences 164 percent growth over five-year period
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PureSafety, the leading provider of workforce health and safety software, has ranked for the fourth consecutive year on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.


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New technology could help drivers avoid accidents

Collision and sudden stop warnings among features being tested
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"Connected vehicle" technologies that could help drivers avoid approximately 80 percent of vehicle crash types are being tested at clinics being hosted by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).


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