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Downloads October 17, 2011: Ford's New Platform Connects Health-Tracking Application To Vehicle's Computer. Technology Review (10/14, Singer) reported, "Ford has developed three sample apps that combine" internet "connectivity with the growing number of wireless medical devices and health-monitoring apps for people with chronic conditions. Its initial efforts are focused on people with diabetes and asthma; the car can connect to a wireless glucose monitoring device from Medtronic, get allergy alerts through pollen.com, and sync with WellDoc, a mobile health- monitoring platform." Oh dear dear me! President's Allies Collide Over Keystone XL Pipeline. Ethics, engineering, costs, water …. In an article on the Keystone XL pipeline, the Washington Post (10/17, Eilperin, Mufson) provides an over view of the events leading up to the present, focusing on rising protests and lobbying efforts by both sides, and noting that the "decision has landed literally and figuratively on the White House's doorstep. Several key union allies and the Canadian government are pitted against environmental and youth activists who are threatening to turn Keystone into a campaign issue for President Obama," the Post notes. Liberal Senators Call For New Pipeline Review. The Hill (10/14, Restuccia) reports in its "E2 Wire" blog, that Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Ron Wyden (D- OR) sent a letter to the State Department Friday, calling on the Department to conduct a new environmental analysis for the Keystone XL pipeline. Noting that the State Department let TransCanada take part in choosing a contractor to conduct the final environmental impact statement of the proposed pipeline, the letter says that because of "the apparent conflict of interest this presents, and the deficiencies of the final environmental impact statement (EIS) itself, we urge the Department to conduct a new and objective environmental review so the government and the public can fully and fairly evaluate the impacts associated with the proposed Keystone XL pipeline." Nebraska State Senator Says State Department Ignored Warnings In Pipeline Review. The
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