Doctors can share your medical information, with your permission.
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A health law expert explains what the regulation does and doesn't protect.
Fitness information from wearable devices can reveal when the body is fighting an infection.
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Fitness information like resting heart rate collected by wearable devices can't diagnose diseases, but it can signal when something is wrong. That can be enough to prompt a COVID-19 test.
A range of announcement were made at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, including the new 'CarKey' feature, and Apple's decision to part ways with chip manufacturer Intel.
People, including the activist group Code Pink, hold signs at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia during a protest about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was no ordinary reporter. His contacts included the Royal Family as well as known terrorists.
Apple’s smart watch can now read your heart current.
The new Apple Watch is making waves for being able to record an electrocardiogram (ECG) and share it. An ECG can tell you what's going on with your heart.
Gadgets that tell too many people to go to the doctor are a worry, but the growing enthusiasm for health monitoring should be encouraged.
We all need to seek some mindfulness.
Apple's smartwatch promises to optimise our productivity and competitiveness. But can the new Breathe app for the watch help us to relax and make us mindful?
Apple Watch: Sport over style?
Forget high-end design and cutting-edge communication. The new Watch is a fitness device and heralds a shift for the company – from enabling self-expression to nudging users toward self-mastery.
‘They’re just like normal headphones, but easier to lose.’
Loss of the headphone jack may annoy some, but think of the poor Mac users with almost no updates since 2012.
Fitness trackers make activity into a contest.
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The human psyche loves a challenge as well as a pat on the back for achievement. Pervasive computing taps into these drives to 'gamify' aspects of life that are typically not games or even much fun.
Is your business ready for the next wave?
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It won't happen overnight but it will happen.
Apple tries to repeat the same supersize trick with the iPad that made the iPhone 6 wildly popular. But bigger isn't necessarily better.
Is your smartwatch spying on you?
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As wearables record more personal and physical activity data about us, we risk giving away more than we'd imagine.
It’s a lot more than just a timepiece.
The Apple Watch represents a significant shift from handheld technology to devices that become an invisible part of our lives.
Windows on anything means revenue from everything, at least that’s the idea.
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If the money is in the cloud, it makes sense to take as many users there as possible.
The last two digits of a product’s price sends signals about how badly you hope to sell.
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While someone’s bargaining position can be shaped by competition, we economists know that there is a big gray area in our ability to predict negotiated prices. Competitive options for buyers and sellers…
Apple Watch Edition is the company’s first product targeting the uber-wealthy.
A lot has been written about the Apple Watch Edition and its price tag of more than $10,000, all the way up to $25,000. Many have decried it’s super luxury status, while others see it as shrewd strategy…
The many colours of the Apple Watch.
Apple's ability to mesh technology with beautiful design will be put to the test in its much anticipated Apple Watch, destined to become the must have high-tech fashion item.
How much does your smartwatch know?
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Our internet use is tracked by cookies and clicks, but smartwatches will listen to our body to sense how we feel.
It’s arrived: Tim Cook’s watch of many colours.
Apple sets out its stall for a Watch for every wrist and health monitoring for every wearer.