Shorts: GPS-enabled fitness "resilient" in economic downturn

By Brian Dolan
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BlausenPoint-of-care educational videos iPhone app: Houston-based Blausen has introduced its Blausen Human Atlas 2.0 iPhone app. The company created the app with help from CodeMorphic, an iPhone application developer. The app provides 3D videos for point-of-care education for 150 common medical conditions and treatments. More

Fitness - most resilient GPS market in tough economic times? Location-based (GPS) technology company Garmin reported its second quarter results recently and during the investors' call, Garmin Chairman and CEO Dr. Min Kao, noted that the outdoor/fitness segment of its product portfolio has been the "most resilient business in this down economy." More

Twittering during childbirth: Sara Morishige Williams, the wife of Twitter founder Evan Williams, twittered while at the hospital during her child's birth: "Dear Twitter, My water broke. It wasn't like Charlotte in Sex and the City," @sara said. One blogger wonders whether Twitter should be allowed in the delivery room as reportedly more expectant fathers and some mothers are Twittering during childbirth to update families and friends. Any reason why not? More

Paying the doctor via iPhone: Zepherella has added an iPhone app pilot to its online service, which aims to give physicians and patients an efficient and stress-free way to complete payment transactions online or through the iPhone. More