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Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known

Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including …

Homeland Security

Hackers Targeting Clinton Aides Struck Across U.S. Politics

The Russian hackers who hit the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign burrowed much further into the U.S. political system, …

Cybersecurity

The Rise Of Digital Technology In Mental Health

The question “How are you feeling?” is one of the more common inquiries of a person’s life. Yet, mood has been difficult to quantify and understand through technology due to the many factors that go into a person’s mood and the uniqueness of mood constructs among individuals. However, as cognitive …

Mental Health

6 Predictions For Big Data Analytics And Cognitive Computing In 2016

Big data analytics is the next trillion-dollar market, says Michael Dell. IDC has a more modest and specific prediction, forecasting the market for big data technology and services to grow at a 23.1% compound annual growth rate, reaching $48.6 billion in 2019.<p>The larger market for business …

Big Data

Wearable tech can be implanted in brains, thanks to new power technique

A research breakthrough has identified a way to charge tiny health-tracking devices that could be embedded in our brains, hearts or livers<p>A breakthrough in wireless technology could allow a new wave of health tracking tools that can be embedded inside our bodies – in our livers, hearts and even in …

Non-tech wearables pokes fun at activity trackers

Non-Tech Wearable Wants To Outperform Your Activity Trackers<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>Before you start filling up your calendars with …

New York City

High-tech wearables coming to a body near you

Wearable tech is interweaving technology into everyday life — and that includes our very personal lives.<p>The kGoal from Minna Life is inserted into the body for pelvic floor exercises, like a FitBit for the vagina. Other devices range from the Synapse dress to designer bracelets that also function …

Do wristband heart trackers actually work? A checkup.

More wrist-based heart rate monitors are hitting the market, letting you gauge your fitness with a quick read of your pulse. But as Sharon Profis discovered after a visit to the doctor, these optical monitors may need more R&D.<p>There may be a problem with your fitness tracker: it could be …

Wearable Tech

Cycling Keeps You Younger Than Your Years

Want to “age optimally?” Keep riding.<p>Newsflash: Don’t believe all the hype about being over the hill. Sure, we are all going to get older and eventually bid our adieu. Scientists have a fairly good grasp on the general human lifespan. What they know less about is the human “healthspan,” how …

Exercise

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3DR Site Scan: The Complete Commercial Drone Platform

3DR Site Scan is the complete drone-to-data platform for construction and engineering. Survey jobsites, capture as-builts, monitor site progress, and …

Drones

Dronecode: Linux Foundation, 3D Robotics Create Open-Source UAV Software Platform

Open-source software powers many consumer drones and UAVs today, and now a new initiative will put those applications under one unified platform managed by the Linux Foundation.<p>The program, called Dronecode, aims to help accelerate and broaden drone software through the deep Linux community. …

Khosla-Backed Startup Wants to Electrify Your Brain

Thync's wearable uses ultrasonic or electric waves to make you feel calm or energized.<p>A Los Gatos, Calif., startup is developing a wearable that promises to alter state of mind by sending ultrasonic or fine electric currents through the brain, building a consumer product on top of a nascent area of …

Here, There, Everywear: Five Wearable Gadgets Which Aren’t For Your Wrist Or Your Eyes

High technology for your ear, waist, neck, foot, and finger.<p>Human beings have been comfortable with the idea of strapping gadgets to their wrists for well over a century. With high-profile devices such as Google Glass and Oculus Rift on their way, we’re also spending a lot of time contemplating the …

Wearable Tech

Digital Health Startup Resources

Note: For developer resources—including information on applicable FDA and FTC laws and regulations—please visit this page.<p>Noteworthy Digital Health …

How Neuroscience Is Being Used To Spread Quackery In Business And Education

Image: If only neuroscience was that easy. Credit: quixotecr, CC BY-NC-ND<p>By Matt Wall<i>, Imperial College London</i><p>During World War II, residents on the …

Airware raises $25 million to build the operating system for drones

The funding will create a sales and marketing team as the FAA prepares to legalize UAVs in the US<p>Lots of different industries are interested in the potential for drones to improve their businesses, from agriculture to mining to merchants like Amazon. There is a wide range of powerful units that can …

What Multitasking Does to Our Brains

We all know this and have heard it hundreds of times. To work efficiently we have to single task. No multitasking.<p>And yet, we let it slip. We end up …

How Single-Tasking Boosts Your Productivity

Overwhelmed and in need of an attention-overhaul? Might be time to approach your workflow in a new way.<p>How many browser tabs do you have open right now?<p>While writing this post, I had 18 tabs open. I’d like to say they were all for research, although I’m pretty sure one or two slipped down a YouTube …

Productivity

Burger Robot Poised to Disrupt Fast Food Industry

I saw the future of work in a San Francisco garage two years ago. Or rather, I was in proximity to the future of work, but happened to be looking the …

Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you

"Wake up sleepy head... it's time to go to the gym." "Put down those chips!" "Stop wasting time on Facebook." If any of the above statements resonate with you, then you're not alone. Maneesh Sethi, author and Stanford alumnus has said all of the above to himself at one point, and wanted to know …

This startup says it can find the algorithm that defines your data

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / phipatbig<p>Think about being a hospital that wants to improve survival rates for patients. You have lots …

Digital Health Update by Paul Sonnier — April 10, 2014

I sent the following announcement to 25,226 Digital Health LinkedIn group members…<p>Dear Group,<p>Great things happen when like-minded people, with a …

My Notes from the 2013 Quantified Self Conference in San Francisco

As you may already know, a couple of weeks ago I attended the 2013 Quantified Self Conference in San Francisco. This was my very first QS conference, …