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Another paper suggests wearable devices can predict COVID-19 before symptoms
Smartwatches, smart rings and fitness trackers have been found to detect fever and other warning signs early on, a study says.
Google enters a different kind of arms race
Apple makes nearly 40% of the fancy new gadgets we put on our wrists. Google is hoping to muscle in.
How femtech uses data to help women and advertisers
In our economy, the devices we use are constantly asking us to share — or sometimes just taking — our data. And when it comes to that data, not much of it is more personal and private than our health. Yet personal health devices and apps are a growing industry, a subset of which is targeted […]
The rise in "interactive insurance" could make you healthier — and more scrutinized
John Hancock is the latest insurer to offer policies with discounted premiums if policyholders agree to be monitored.
McDonald's is no longer putting fitness trackers in Happy Meals
Update: As quickly as they came, the trackers are gone.
A dog and his FitBark: Will pet wearables take off?
Now you can track what your canine is really doing when you're at work.
Schools fight back against the freshman 15
Oral Roberts University requires incoming freshman to use activity trackers.
Fitbit goes public without breaking a sweat
Share prices surged early Thursday after the fitness tracker hit the floor.
Trading insurance discounts for health data
Life insurance company John Hancock will offer discounts for Fitbit customers.