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E-Prescriptions May Reduce Medication Errors E-Prescriptions May Reduce Medication Errors

Preventable Adverse Elements, or PAEs, account for 50 to 100,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. One major contributor to PAEs is patient medication errors, and the implementation of e-prescription systems can cut down on these mistakes, according to Patexia. …

Google Docs App For Android Update Will Help You Fine Tune Your Best Man Speech Google Docs App For Android Update Will Help You Fine Tune Your Best Man Speech

A new update to the Google Docs app for Android does a few things, but most importantly brings a popular feature from the desktop version of Google Docs to mobile: real-time document editing. From the

Facebook Making Premium Ads More Personal Facebook Making Premium Ads More Personal

For those that felt Facebook ads and sponsored posts just weren’t cutting it, some new leaked documents from the social network detail their plans to change how premium ads are displayed starting February 29. In leaked documents obtained by Gigaom, …

Amazon Disputes Terms With Publisher Amazon Disputes Terms With Publisher

Amazon has removed any e-book offerings from Independent Publishers Group (IPG) until some new terms can be reached regarding compensation. Though print editions of the distributors books are still available, the new terms Amazon has proposed would significantly cut revenue …

The Microsoft Office For iPad Squabble Spills Over To Twitter The Microsoft Office For iPad Squabble Spills Over To Twitter

Yesterday, we reported on an upcoming version of Microsoft Office for iPad. The famous productivity suite has always been noticeably absent from iOS, and the news that an app might be making its way to the most popular tablet in …

German Police Arrest File Sharing Operator German Police Arrest File Sharing Operator

German police raided file-sharing locker Skyload.net last week, and arrested it’s operator, along with the guy who provided hosting for the site, according to Networld. The Dresden Attorney General’s office initiated the raid in response to a complaint led by …

Guild Wars 2 Beta Sign Up Goes Live
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What is possibly the most anticipated MMO of the year, Guild Wars 2 has finally announced that beta test sign ups are finally open. Guild Wars 2 is the sequel to the immensely popular Guild Wars, an MMO that bucked …

Google HUD Glasses Will Be On Your Face By The End Of 2012 Google HUD Glasses Will Be On Your Face By The End Of 2012
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Those rumors about some Google HUD glasses on the horizon were more than a mirage: turns out these things are really happening. In case holding a phone in your hand and occasionally looking up to scan your surroundings is simply …

Mozilla Marketplace Opening To Developers At Mobile World Congress Mozilla Marketplace Opening To Developers At Mobile World Congress

Mozilla Marketplace Opening To Developers Next Week Mozilla has announced that the new Mozilla Marketplace will be open for developers beginning at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Developers can begin submitting apps in a wide variety of categories at the …

Fan Trailer for John Carter Outdoes Disney’s Official Work Fan Trailer for John Carter Outdoes Disney’s Official Work

As many of you know, WebProNews is a big supporter of user-generated content, especially when it takes an established property and makes it better. In fact, the user-generated era is producing some incredible content, as the tools of the Internet …

Scroogle Gets Screwgled For Good After Days Of DDoS Attacks Scroogle Gets Screwgled For Good After Days Of DDoS Attacks
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Options to prevent Google’s gropey hands from gathering your browsing information have dwindled today due to the shuttering up of Scroogle. For those unawares, Scroogle was a search engine that acted as an “online condom” to enable users to practice …

CIA Changing The Way They Buy Software CIA Changing The Way They Buy Software

The CIA is changing the way it buys technology in hopes to stay on top of the constantly evolving technology landscape. Reuters is reporting that in a meeting with software vendors on Tuesday, the CIA’s top tech officer, Ira Hunt, …

Compare Your 40 Time With Rich Eisen, NFL Draft Prospects Compare Your 40 Time With Rich Eisen, NFL Draft Prospects

The NFL Scouting Combine begins today (2/22) as teams get ready for the meat market-like approach to evaluating future NFL prospects, in preparation for the upcoming NFL Draft. The Combine is popular event in the sports world, getting almost as …

Contestants Angry Over “Biggest Loser”, Twitter Reaction Contestants Angry Over “Biggest Loser”, Twitter Reaction
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Recently NBC announced a secret twist on their hit show, ‘Biggest Loser’ where celebrities compete to see who can shed the most excess pounds. The show’s producers leaked word that it may allow previous contestants to return to the show …

Russian Web Ad Spending Overtakes Print Russian Web Ad Spending Overtakes Print

Online advertising expenditures were up 56% in Russia in 2011, overtaking print ads for the first time. The internet presently accounts for 16% of ad spending in Russia, still a far cry from TV ad dominance. Web ads in the …

Twitter Helps Man Sell Home For $135,000 Above Asking Price Twitter Helps Man Sell Home For $135,000 Above Asking Price
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A tech-savvy Melbourne homeowner used social media to go all out in selling his home and was rewarded with $135,000 above his asking price. Not bad for a little extra work around the house. Real Estate agents, neighbors and most …

Heinrich Hertz Doodle: Did Google Get It Wrong? Heinrich Hertz Doodle: Did Google Get It Wrong?
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I’m sure by now you’ve all seen today’s animated Google Doodle. The multi-colored never-ending wave pattern honors Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, who is best known for his studies on electromagnetic waves (and the fact that the unit of frequency, the Hertz, …

PlayStation Vita Gets Launch Day Apps, Games

The PlayStation Vita launched today in the U.S. and Sony already has a couple of nice apps out for the device. We already reported on the Vita having Netflix support right out of the gate. The functionality is nice and …

Whitney Houston’s Death Coverage Examined By Lewis Black Whitney Houston’s Death Coverage Examined By Lewis Black

Lewis Black isn’t happy. This fact is evident anytime he opens his mouth. Black, known for his angry rants, while simulating a mental breakdown, has a segment on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, where he examines various aspects of our …

Facebook, Google Support Program To Help Kids Connect Safely Facebook, Google Support Program To Help Kids Connect Safely

The Family Online Safety Institute has announced A Platform for Good. The program is designed to help kids, teenagers, parents, and teachers connect and share safely on the internet. The program has been endorsed by some of the biggest names …

iPad Mini Being Tested, Christmas Release Wouldn’t Affect iPad 3 iPad Mini Being Tested, Christmas Release Wouldn’t Affect iPad 3
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Although most iPad/iPhone rumors are met with a great deal of skepticism, rumors concerning a possible iPad Mini are met with even more skepticism. Between Steve Job’s famous proclamation about smaller tablets feeling like giant smartphones and the fact that …

T-Mobile, MetroPCS Want the FCC To Stop Verizon’s Spectrum Grab T-Mobile, MetroPCS Want the FCC To Stop Verizon’s Spectrum Grab

Verizon Wireless has ideas of securing a big chunk of the unused wireless spectrum by purchasing it from companies like Time Warner, Bright House Networks, and Cox Communications. Such an agreement would give Verizon Wireless increased access and control over …

UPDATE: Twitter Responds On Sarkozy Parody Account, Banned Political Accounts UPDATE: Twitter Responds On Sarkozy Parody Account, Banned Political Accounts

Yesterday I wrote about Twitter banning a parody account of French President Nicolas Sarkozy as well as three other accounts that were known to have been politically opposed to Sarkozy. On the day Sarkozy announced he will seek re-election, these …

iOS Games Get Backing From Major Players
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It looks like iOS devices may be getting some more star power from the games industry. The majority of the big hits on portable devices such as smartphones have come from independent or small developers like Rovio with Angry Birds. …