The Fitbit Alta

The Fitbit Alta

In the seven years that it’s been around, Fitbit’s design hasn’t changed much.  It doesn’t look like jewelry, it isn’t high-fashion, it’s just a Fitbit.  Yet that doesn’t mean it isn’t susceptible to the trends in its industry; take a look at, for example, the new...
Even Google Thinks It’s Terrifying

Even Google Thinks It’s Terrifying

Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc hasn’t been pleased with its robotics subsidiary, Boston Dynamics.  A report from Bloomberg indicates Alphabet executives don’t think it will generate any substantial revenue in the next few years, and that Boston Dynamics is...
Navigating Wearable Healthcare

Navigating Wearable Healthcare

Business in the healthcare wearable industry is booming, with compound annual growth rates of 25% to 2020.  In 2015, the market was worth $5.1 billion.  In a market with such strong demands, intense competition leads to a volatile market where companies emerge just as...
Inside Microsoft’s “War Room”

Inside Microsoft’s “War Room”

Over the years, Microsoft hasn’t developed a good reputation for security, making healthcare executives hesitant to use their programs for their perceived vulnerability.  Yet during a “State of Security” address at the Microsoft Cloud Forum two days ago, CEO Satya...
The Link Between Meat and Cancer

The Link Between Meat and Cancer

Earlier this week, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that eating processed meat can lead to bowel cancer in humans, while red meat is likely a cause of the disease.  Since this hit the news, a debate on the merits of a meat-based diet has...
How Hospitals Can Prepare for a Cyberattack

How Hospitals Can Prepare for a Cyberattack

Although the thought of a large-scale cyber attack seems unlikely, according to experienced cybersecurity guru Richard Clarke, hospitals should be preparing for one. Clarke refers to “outlier events”, such as attacks on American infrastructure, electrical grids,...