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Welsh hospitals get mobiles

It looks like the ban on mobile phones in hospitals is gradually crumbling. According to the BBC, another health trust has decided to remove a ban on phone use in hospital buildings, saying that it’s discovered devices can only affect medical equipment if very close to it. The Beeb says that North East Wales NHS […]

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KDDI tests out cameraphone visual search

KDDI is the latest operator to try out new methods of mobile search: the operator has announced from the spring, it’ll be offering visual search to users with an au cameraphone. The technology, ER Search, will be provided by Bandai Networks and powered by Evolution Robotics’ ViPR visual pattern recognition system. According to the company, […]