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Report: Apple Watch battery will support 4 hours of active use for fitness From Mobil Health News

by Admin 01.23.2015

When Apple announced its Apple Watch wearable last September, there was scarce mention of the device’s battery life, leading to the natural conclusion that battery was posing a problem for the Apple Watch team. At MobiHealthNews, we speculated that a shorter battery life was holding the team back from introducing sleep tracking, increasingly considered a [...]

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Human API raises $6.6M to help patients share data with providers From Mobil Health News

by Admin 01.23.2015

Palo Alto, California-based Human API raised $6.6 million from 16 investors, according to an SEC filing. Existing investors include Andreessen Horowitz, BlueRun Ventures, and Innovation Endeavors, according to AngelList. Human API offers providers an infrastructure they can use to create a health platform that enables a group of patients to share data with their caregivers. A few months ago, Human API CEO Andrei [...]

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Augmedix, Pristine: Glass in healthcare is stronger than ever From Mobil Health News

by Admin 01.22.2015

Last week, Google made a controversial announcement about Google Glass: that the Explorer program (by which consumers were able to get access to the devices) was shutting down, and Google Glass would move out of Google’s experimental Google X Lab to become their own Google Team, under Nest creator Tony Fadell. As the announcement essentially takes Glass off [...]

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What would Samsung buying BlackBerry mean for healthcare? From Mobil Health News

by Admin 01.22.2015

Despite denials from both companies involved, rumors continue to circulate, based on reports from Reuters and the Financial Post, that Samsung wants to buy — or at least acquire a majority stake in — BlackBerry. Analysts have speculated on a number of reasons the bid might be in Samsung’s interests, from an increasingly competitive smartphone [...]

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