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Google's Digital Wellbeing initiative: Everything you need to know

At Google I/O 2018, Google announced Digital Wellbeing. It's a brand new approach to OS and app development that'll equip users with tools to help …

Self-improvement

This Headphone Uses Neuroscience to Help Athletes Train 50 Percent Faster

By targeting specific areas of the brain, this headphone helps athletes pick up training regimens faster.<p>A new headphone is helping athletes train for their sport 50 percent faster.<p>The technology, based on the concept of neuropriming, is already helping the military to train fighter pilots and …

UCSF and Cisco to Create Integrated Health Platform

UC San Francisco and Cisco have formed an initiative to jointly develop an interoperability platform for sharing health care information among …

Social Media Marketing – In The Age Of Emerging Tech. Imaging doing social media marketing without the help of social media. How would that be? Now imagine adding to your pool of data biometrics and consumer information collected in real time via the internet of things, wearable tech devices and smart sensors. Let’s begin by understanding […]

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Infer Turns Up The Volume On Behavioral Scoring

As more and more companies offer predictive intelligence functionality to customers, there is a huge demand to differentiate and innovate within the space. Infer‘s new behavioral scoring solution is an example of this.<p>Infer is a predictive analytics vendor that markets a range of applications all …

13 Things Successful 'Mad Men' Characters Do (and You Should Too)

The best drama on television for learning about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship is back for its final season.<p>This column is about <i>Mad Men</i>, but you don't have to watch the show to understand it (well, at least most of it).<p>As the show returns for its final half-season (set in 1970), I'm …

'It's OK If They Copy Us': Google's HR Chief On The Upside Of Giving Away Staffing Secrets

As the head of People Operations at Google, Laszlo Bock’s name has become synonymous with all things HR. As of next month, he’ll also be able to say he wrote the book on it.<p>In <i>Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google that Will Transform How You Live and Lead,</i> due out next month, <i></i>Bock explains …

Every step you take: Who owns our mobile health data?

<b>Gadgets that track your steps, sleeping and heart rate could help us live longer and cut national healthcare costs by billions - or so we are told.</b><p>Microsoft has just launched its first wearable health gadget, the Band, in the US ahead of its global launch.<p>Similar products from Samsung and Google …

How the crowd, not medical professionals, will lead the health-tech revolution

Technology has improved our ability to control many aspects of our lives — although, it’s done so more rapidly in some areas than others. So we can stream music and films where and when we choose and do our banking at 3 in the morning if we wish. Yet, when it comes to health care, medical …

Health pros left wondering if Apple Watch can move the dial on wellness

Physicians and digital health experts are encouraged by the level of accuracy suggested by the Apple Watch’s sensors but are still left wondering how data collected by the device might help doctors improve the wellness of patients.<p>At the Apple Watch announcement in Cupertino Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim …

Everything You Need to Know to Host a Webinar

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>A few months ago, I held a Yabbly AMA about how and why we use webinars at Mention. For the uninitiated, webinars are online seminars or master classes designed to educate around a clear and concise topic.<p>Generally around 30-40 minutes, these live …

When Big Data gets patient info

A research network funded with millions by the Affordable Care Act will begin conducting vast studies next year to compare standard medical treatments. But what about the 100 million patients in the network — do they have a choice in the matter?<p>Will researchers get permission from each of those …

Algorithms Are Replacing Unions As The Champions of Workers

Quality of life is perhaps the single largest factor underpinning human happiness, and that quality is largely determined by one’s job. It should be no wonder then that so many activists and politicians have made improving work a key element of their advocacy for generations. The history of America …

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …

Google Fit Preview SDK arrives to help Android developers build smarter health and fitness apps

Google today released a preview SDK of Google Fit available to developers. The tool provides APIs for apps and device manufacturers to store and access activity data from fitness apps and sensors on Android and other devices (like wearables, heart rate monitors or connected scales).<p>Google warns …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

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UK Government Taps Startups To Help Get More Brits Fit And Healthy

The UK government is putting out a call for early stage startups with a focus on healthy eating, fitness and physical and mental well-being to enter a public health-focused competition that promises the winners support with marketing and business development, funded by Public Health England (PHE), …

Digital Tools to Help Whip Your Body Into Shape

Technology has crept into almost every single aspect of our lives these days and fitness is no exception. With summer season coming up in a couple of weeks, here are some digital tools to help whip your body into shape.<p>Online classes (live and on demand)<p>Online classes are basically live or …

Lumafit: Fitness tracker and heart-rate monitor for your ear

The era of the wrist-worn fitness band seems to have hit a peak, or at least a glut. So what about the ear?<p>Lumafit, a heart-rate monitoring fitness tracker that's launched its Kickstarter campaign today, is designed to fit over the ear. Actually, the plastic top piece just rests on top of the ear, …

Datameer Update Brings Instant Visualization To Big Data Analytics

Datameer’s latest update has an interesting twist, literally. As you can see by the GIF above, as you work with data in Datameer’s analytics tool, when you click a button, the screen turns revealing a visualization of the data on-screen in real time.<p>If you see a mistake, explained Datameer CEO …

When everything is data, there’s opportunity in everything

Today, nearly every part of our world can reduced to a number. Physical, digital, alive, inanimate — everything is a source of data just waiting to …

Still In Stealth, Origami Logic Raises $15M More To Help Marketers Tap The Big Data Mother Lode

Origami Logic, a startup that has created a way for marketers to analyse, visualise and glean insights from the disparate and often impenetrable big data collected by their companies, is today announcing that it has picked up another $15 million in funding, led by Jafco Ventures with participation …

8 Ways Startups Are Changing the Healthcare Industry

<b>8. Tech Integration for Improving Care</b><br>The use of technology to build better relationships, improve communication and diagnose early based on EMR-integrated provider-patient platforms excites me as a healthcare angel investor. Although the quantified self receives lots of attention, large segments …

Are We Ready For The Personal Web?

The modern world can be a dehumanizing place. Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes. We’re more often“handled” than serviced, calculated, rather than cared for.<p>That’s about to change in a big way. When I recently …

Why the big picture matters on mobile

<i>Peter Yared is the CTO of CBS Interactive</i>.<p>Chances are you’ve checked out Instagram, Tinder, Whisper or Snapchat within the last hour. Or maybe the last five minutes. They are some of the most popular and addicting consumer mobile apps today. And they have a remarkably consistent user interface: a …

Visually Raises $8.1M To Build Out Its Marketplace For Infographics And Other Visual Content

Infographic haters, despair. Visually, the startup that’s best-known as an infographic marketplace, is announcing that it has raised $8.1 million in Series A funding.<p>The company started out as a tool for creating infographics, but over time it has moved to a marketplace model, connecting companies …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

HP's 'Earth Insights' Is A Great Example Of How Big Data Can Change The World

Big data refers to collecting vast amounts of data in all shapes and sizes from tweets to images and analyzing it to come up with fresh insights.<p>Time again we heard about big data projects and startups using the tech to help salespeople close deals or help companies target their ads better. Those …

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