“Personal posture trainer” startup LumoBack released the results of its study today that examined “Silicon Valley Syndrome,” otherwise known as the physical and mental health symptoms that arise from spending WAY too much time sitting in front of computer screens.
In the latest version of iOS 7, released today, Apple included code for a Biometric Kit user interface which would enable scanning of a fingerprint on the one button Apple has included on all iPhones, the home button.
Editor’s Pick In the still-nascent digital health space, Apple could serve as a regulator of sorts — a platform, perhaps or a hub — just as it has done with smartphone apps, music, podcasts, and even online courses.
Lively has created an “activity-sharing platform” that seeks to tighten the connection between senior citizens and their loved ones. Today, the company opened up a Kickstarter campaign to support its product line and generate ore-orders before general availability this summer.
25 million people live with asthma in the U.S. and it is a $50 billion problem. Asthmapolis has raised $5 million from the Social+Capital Partnership to address both.
It seems to be a unfortunately fact about the patent system that rarely do you see a patent for trans-dimensional travel, or a Star Trek-style transporter, or maybe free unlimited energy for everyone.