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Nokia updates their social messaging app Pulse with new features in latest beta

Nokia updates their social messaging app Pulse with new features in latest beta

Nokia is back to updating a lot of their core apps one of which we completely forgot about: Pulse. We last covered Nokia Pulse when it was announced at Nokia World back in fall 2011. It’s Nokia’s social-app and at the time we had little use for it—there were no Lumias on the market and Nokia’s service wasn’t exactly all that feature-rich. Today, Nokia announced that Pulse Beta (yup, it’...

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Outbreak Watch helps Windows Phone users keep track of the latest disease trends

Outbreak Watch helps Windows Phone users keep track of the latest disease trends

Keep track of global contagion trends with Outbreak Watch If you’re into diseases, viruses, contagions or STDs, you’ll want to check out the new app Outbreak Watch. Wait, did we just write that sentence? Although somewhat of a niche app, for people in health-related fields (or if you just happen to be a CDC Biohazard Level 4 virologist) you’ll definitely want to check out Outbreak Watch...

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US team wins $75K Microsoft Imagine Cup Grant for Windows Phone Malaria-detector

US team wins $75K Microsoft Imagine Cup Grant for Windows Phone Malaria-detector

Team Lifelens, United States. Team members (not in order): Tristan Gibeau, Cy Khormaee, Wilson To, Jason Wakizaka and Helena Xu. We've mentioned Team LifeLens before way back in April 2011. The student group won the Microsoft Imagine Cup back in July for Windows Phone with their app for detecting Malaria. The app itself is part of a package that includes the software, hardware lens and...

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