Give the gift of cash with Pepsi QR Code campaign “Gift it Forward with Pepsi”

Pepsi QR Code Promotion - Gift it Forward with Pepsi - Official Site

The American beverage and food giant launches promotion in spirt of holiday gift giving. A newly launched Pepsi QR code scratch-off promotion has been launched for the holiday season, and the campaign is all about giving the gift of cash, either to a friend, a charity or you can keep the money for yourself. Scan quick response codes for the chance to win money. To take part in the Pepsi QR code holiday campaign called “Gift it Forward with Pepsi,” consumers simply need to scan QR codes on specially marked…

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New feature Facebook News to launch on Facebook’s mobile app in the US

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Facebook is testing a new way to give its user more control over the stories they view. The social networking giant is trailing Facebook News via its mobile app in the United States. The company has reportedly begun testing a news hub that is dedicated to providing users with quality news. The purpose of the hub is to give users greater control over the stories they see to deliver an experience that is more relevant and personalized. The hub has a “Today’s Stories” section curated by the company’s team of…

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Canadian researchers develop a Smart Suite equipped with mHealth tools

Smart Suite - Elderly Woman - Senior mHealth care

Researchers from Canada use mHealth tech to help improve home life of seniors. A research team at the University of Manitoba is using a $50,000 grant to develop a Smart Suite, which equips living quarters with mHealth tools and platforms designed to monitor the activities of the occupants. The purpose of the project is to enable seniors to live longer in their homes and provide care providers with extra opportunities for remote patient monitoring. The technology will detect the occupants’ activities, time, location and more. The Smart Suite is backed…

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BioStamp nPoint to be used in new CNS disease research

BioStamp nPoint - Health Research

MC10 is collaborating with the University of Rochester to advance medical research. MC10, Inc. the company behind the innovative mhealth wearable device BioStamp nPoint, is collaborating with researchers from the University of Rochester. The collaboration will use MC10’s wearable system for the purpose of advancing methods of assessing Central Nervous System (CNS) diseases. The research will specifically focus on assessing the disease progression of movement disorders. BioStamp nPoint is a system of wearable sensors that collects health data. More specifically, according to MC10, it is an “FDA 510(k) cleared medical…

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Australian state is first in the world to use new tech to deter distracted driving

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New South Wales is going an extra mile to encourage hands-free phone use while driving. Australia’s largest state by population is cracking down on distracted driving and is the first jurisdiction in the world to use cameras to catch drivers distracted by theirhand-held mobile phones, and prosecute them. Drivers who use phones illegally while driving are four times as likely to cause an accident. Road safety experts have grown more and more alarmed at the increasing prevalence of accidents on New South Wales roads that involve drivers using smartphones. Those…

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