personal health data

personal health data

Download the new issue of The Next Web Magazine: MOVE

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The latest edition of The Next Web Magazine is now live. This month we’re looking at fitness, sports and how the latest technological advancements are helping us to track and improve our personal health. Data has never been so abundant, thanks to the plethora of fitness-tracking devices slapped to our...
Download the new issue of The Next Web Magazine: MOVE

"Green Button" Open Data Just Created an App Market for 27M US Homes

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Earlier this year, influential venture capitalist Fred Wilson encouraged entrepreneurs and VCs to get behind open data. Writing on his widely read blog, Wilson urged developers to adopt the Green Button, the project that former United States Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra launched in 2011 to unleash energy data. Today,...
"Green Button" Open Data Just Created an App Market for 27M US Homes

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

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More tech companies are exploring the arena of wearable devices, with the latest being Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which has unveiled a smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone. According to a report from Want China Times, the watch is able to measure a wearer’s vital signs such as respiration...
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

TCTV: In the Studio, Greylock’s John Lilly Examines the Opportunities in Personal Health Data

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Editor’s note: TechCrunch contributor Semil Shah is an entrepreneur interested in digital media, consumer Internet, and social networks. Shah currently works at Votizen and is based in Palo Alto; you can follow him on twitter @semil “In the Studio” at TechCrunch TV continues today with a guest who was once a Senior Scientist at Apple and...
TCTV: In the Studio, Greylock’s John Lilly Examines the Opportunities in Personal Health Data

RT @lewisshepherd RT @FutureFed Online Tool from HHS Helps Citizens Take Control of Personal Health Data http://bit.ly/aInrdT

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RT @lewisshepherd RT @FutureFed Online Tool from HHS Helps Citizens Take Control of Personal Health Data http://bit.ly/aInrdT

Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai wants you to hack his personal API

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When Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai left the New York startup last year, he gave a few hints that his interests were moving in the direction of the growing Quantified Self movement and personal analytics. But his latest project is as personal as it gets. Last week, he released a “personal...
Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai wants you to hack his personal API
Univfy looks to hack family planning with affordable online fertility tests
You are your data: The scary future of the quantified self movement

Keeping Fitbit safe from hackers and cheaters with FitLock

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As if having the caloric details of your sex life posted publicly wasn’t enough, new research has exposed additional security vulnerabilities in the popular Fitbit fitness tracking devices (See disclosure). A team from Florida International University has shown that Fitbits can be subject to attacks including denial of service, injection,...
Keeping Fitbit safe from hackers and cheaters with FitLock

Notch launches to visualize all of the personal health data you track with FitBit

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If you’re a health nut, you’re probably aware of FitBit and Nike’s FuelBand. These wearable devices track all types of data about you, including how many steps you’ve taken throughout the day. The missing part is how to view all of this data in a fun and useful way. That’s...
Notch launches to visualize all of the personal health data you track with FitBit

Data-powered personalized health could hit 'escape velocity' soon

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From gadgets that monitor our activity and vital signs to startups that let us explore our own DNA, there are more technologies than ever for collecting and analyzing personal health data.  For now, the applications of personal health data are mostly the stuff of “Quantified Self” hobbyists and experimental research. ...
Data-powered personalized health could hit 'escape velocity' soon

Sony considers TV set-top health monitoring device

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In 2010, Sony filed patent application 20120095302, describing a device that attaches to the wrist and transmits personal health data to a set-top box connected to your television and the Internet. Said data can be monitored real time by the viewer, and potentially transmitted on command or automatically to a...
Sony considers TV set-top health monitoring device
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