Entrepreneurial

Tech Tonic checks in with HealthTap

By John Peabody
June 28, 2012

HealthTap wants to make visits to the doctor’s office a thing of the past. Anthony De Rosa talks with HealthTap founder Ron Goodman about his new app that allows users to ask doctors questions without ever leaving home. But is less face time actually a good thing?

Banjo mobile app keeps travelers in touch

June 24, 2011

A missed opportunity to connect with friends at an airport was the impetus behind a new social discovery service targeted at smartphone users.

Mobile app helps diagnose Parkinson’s

June 16, 2011

Can smartphones help diagnose disease? Yes, according to Konrad Körding, one of the developers of an Android app being used to track the movement of Parkinson’s patients.

New payroll app targets small business

October 15, 2010

Making payroll has always been a bit of a fraught experience for Shelley O’Sullivan and her husband at their five-employee construction firm located just north of San Francisco. But a simple mobile app has reduced that anxiety.