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Netflix going VRM

Blogging from GnomeDex, Dave Winer says Netflix is looking to offer VRM-style data portability: I had some interesting hallway talks, but none more interesting than the one with Kevin McEntee of Netflix about providing a way for users to take their movie ratings from Netflix to other services. This could turn Netflix into the hub […]

Google and Microsoft and Personal Health Records

The NYT reports interesting things afoot with major players Google and Microsoft pushing their own visions of the future of health care: If the efforts of the two big companies gain momentum over time, that promises to accelerate a shift in power to consumers in health care, just as Internet technology has done in other […]