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Enloe students finalists in app competition for COPD tracker

Two 16-year-old students at Enloe Magnet High School in Raleigh are finalists in a contest for their app, which helps sufferers manage their COPD. Jeffrey Li and Udai Virk developed the app “Respirate” as a resource to help those diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to understand and manage their symptoms.

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Review: Windows Phone 8

IE10 Look, you either hate IE or you don’t. But site for site, IE10 held up against any other mobile browser I would use. It did everything HTML5 and CSS3 told it to do, at least for what I threw at it, and sites rendered fine and quickly. Data Sense is a big plus here. It’s a compression mode that reduces data consumption where possible, mostly around images. It also tracks your data usage. Since I have unlimited data – yeah, I’m one of the lucky ones, for now – this isn’t that big a deal to me, but...

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Xamarin Raises $12 Million to Create Eight Million More App Developers

Building apps is still an issue at any level of business, and app developers are still hard to come by and expensive. Five years into the adoption of mobile apps as a full-blown business necessity, not a lot of ground has been gained. Could ExitEvent use an app? Yes. Are we monkeying around with HTML5? You bet. Do we have the funds to go out and build native? Not yet. This is where Xamarin comes in. And in less than a year, the Cambridge company has driven enough organic growth out of their technology and their model — think...

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