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Apple talked HealthKit with insurance companies UnitedHealth and Humana

<i>Bloomberg</i>‘s Adam Satariano has an interesting profile out this morning regarding the usage of wearable fitness devices in work environments. The report says that some companies are offering devices, such as the FitBit, in order to track the fitness of its employees. With that information, companies …

Start your Tesla engines...with your iPhone, report says

Leaked screenshots of OS 6.0 show that the updated firmware will come with several new features, including the ability to go fully keyless.<p>Word on the street is that Tesla is coming out soon with a major firmware update for its all-electric Model S that will let people start their cars with an …

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Third-Party Vendor Beats Apple to Market With Reversible Lightning USB Cables

Amid rumors that Apple is developing a Lightning cable with a reversible USB connector, third-party accessory vendor Truffol has begun selling a reversible USB Lightning cable on its website, beating Apple to the punch.<p>Priced at $9.99, the reversible cable advertised by Truffol is designed to be …

Outlining the Case for 1334 x 750 and 2208 x 1242 iPhone 6 Retina Displays

Throughout the past few months, a number of rumors have suggested many different resolutions for both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6, giving a variety of reasons as to how Apple will best optimize a larger screen size for both users and developers.<p>Prominent Apple journalist John Gruber has now …

Cybersecurity Insurance Still Requires Cybersecurity

OpenSSL vulnerabilities are sticking around for a while. In fact, recently two new ones were announced: One allows criminals to run an arbitrary code on a vulnerable computer/device, and the other allows man-in-the-middle attacks. A more famous openSSL vulnerability that made headlines earlier this …

A video first look at Apple’s new iPhone charger and fully reversible Lightning cable

Over the past week, two new leaks from abroad have given us new details about what accessories will be coming with the iPhone 6. The first leak suggested that the iPhone 6 would ship with a Lightning cable with a fully reversible USB plug; the second leak — which came just this morning — suggested …

Mobile Technology

Government Social Media Strategy Must Move Beyond Tweets and 'Likes'

Government agencies have begun to see the benefits of social networking. For several years now, many agencies have implemented, if not mastered, the foundation of a social media strategy, using popular tools to share information with the public and hear what constituents are saying. Many of these …

10 Things You Need for the Perfect Tailgate

Your team might not win the big game, but gear up right and you'll definitely win the party.<p>Tailgating season has arrived, so make sure you've got the proper gear to enjoy your pregame festivities to the fullest.

iPhone 6 Leaks Reveal Protruding Camera And Detailed Dimensions

Two weeks. That’s how long we have left until Apple is expected to officially announce the iPhone 6 on 9 September. But until then the leaks keep coming and this week they cover two areas that had seemingly been shrouded in secrecy: the camera and the phones’ exact dimensions… and one appears to …

Disputed Apple iPhone 6 Quick Start Guide Leaks, Source Claims 128GB Model

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>MacRumors has questioned the veracity of this leak on two counts. First, they clarify that the date on the iPhone 5S calendar icon “corresponds to the date when iOS 7 debuted, Monday, June 10,” not the date of the phone announcement. This makes sense because it is the software that is</i> …

LinkedIn: These 3 graphs show that successful founders don't drop out, and Peter Thiel is wrong

LinkedIn released a bold and fascinating report about the career paths of successful tech founders. The public company made a refreshingly opinionated conclusion: Aspiring teens should not forgo college to found a risky tech startup.<p>“The image of a young, unstoppable founder is certainly appealing …

WhatsApp Now Has 600 Million Monthly Users

Popular messaging service WhatsApp has reached 600 million monthly active users, according to the company’s CEO, Jan Koum.<p>WhatsApp was approaching …

MobileIron Pops Following Positive Analyst Note

MobileIron, a recently public tech company that still loses money, is spiking today after Deutsche Bank reiterated a buy rating on its shares.<p>The company, which focuses on mobile device management, according to the bank, should benefit from a boost stemming from companies moving off of BlackBerry. …

Folr Helps Keep Tabs on Your Kids

The mainstream adoption of smartphones has brought with it many benefits. As well as putting the internet in your pocket, communicating with others has never been easier — that doesn’t just mean text messages and phone calls, but location sharing too.<p>As a parent of two young kids, I think LG is on …

Ifinity Unveils Battery-Less Beacon Tech

Innovation in the beacon space — the micro-location technology that lets your smartphone trigger events based on how close you are to a beacon transmitter — doesn’t seems to be letting up any time soon. Polish startup Ifinity appears to be well on its way to solving one of the potential headaches …

Simplicam Is a Solid Dropcam Rival with Face Detection

In the personal connected camera market, Google-owned Dropcam is the company to beat with its well-designed hardware and premium cloud recording service. ArcSoft’s new Simplicam provides close competition with Dropcam through its Closeli recording service and advanced face detection technology, but …