Apple’s newest offering, the Apple Watch, is set to launch April 24th. When the watch launches in a few weeks, Apple will launch a new section in its app store specifically for Apple Watch apps. The Apple Watch, which was announced September 2014, will track movement through a built-in accelerometer and heart rate through optical sensors in the […]

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Our last crowdfunding roundup had health-tracking body suits, bed covers and glow-in-the-dark headphones, as well as some more standard health monitoring devices. The last few weeks have been a little thinner on health projects, but there’s still plenty of hopefuls launching on Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Read on for a round up that includes smart jump ropes, […]

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Spruce raises $15M for app that connects consumers to dermatologists asynchronously From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.31.2015

San Francisco-based direct-to-consumer remote dermatology care service Spruce has raised $15 million from Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, Google Ventures, Baseline Ventures, and Cowboy Ventures. This brings the company’s total funding to $17 million to date. Spruce offers consumers an app that helps them get treatment for some skin problems without having to interact with a […]

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Fitbit spent at least $17.8M to acquire FitStar From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.31.2015

San Francisco-based Fitbit acquired fitness coaching app developer, FitStar, for at least $17.8 million, according to an SEC filing. FitStar had previously raised $5 million from Advancit Capital, Google Ventures, Trinity Ventures, Floodgate, and Mesa Ventures, according to CrunchBase. In the filing, Fitbit selected “yes”, when asked “Is this offering being made in connection with a business combination transaction, such as […]

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