A number of new technologies are geared toward older users or connecting caregivers with resources and support.
From services such as Doctor on Demand, which allows users to schedule a video appointment with a licensed physician via their smartphone, laptop or tablet, to apps such as Pill Reminder Pro, which reminds users of the dosage and frequency of their medication, technology can help older adults live independently longer.
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Former Fox News personality Rachel Marsden recently broke up with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales — but not without sending him a scathing breakup email and forwarding transcripts of their steamy sex chats around the internet.
Chat, instead, remains the preferred method of communication–between friends, families, colleagues, business partners, and even strangers.
When asked why, most Chinese or expats will simply point to We Chat.
The email and chats, excerpts of which appear below (for the full versions, visit Valleywag here and here), also seem to implicate Wales in an apparent conflict of interest involving top-down editing of Marsden's Wikipedia entry.
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