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Christina Farr / CNBC:
Source: Tim Cook was spotted at the Apple campus test-driving a prototype glucose-tracker connected to his Apple Watch   —  - Tim Cook has been test-driving a glucose monitor to understand how his blood sugar responds to factors like food and exercise  — CNBC reported last month that Apple …
May 19, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Sources: Apple has been conducting feasibility trials at clinical sites across the Bay Area for noninvasive and continuous blood sugar level monitoring tech   —  - Apple has a secret group of biomedical engineers developing sensors to monitor blood sugar levels, sources tell CNBC
Apr 13, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Christina Farr / Fast Company:
The first Apple CareKit health apps are out, and CareKit becomes available on GitHub today   —  Apple's First CareKit Apps Are Here  —  Developers can use CareKit to build apps that track patients' health between doctor's visits.  —  How often do you visit your doctor's office?  Three, four times per year?
Apr 28, 2016, 4:10 AMIn context
Christina Farr / Fast Company:
Apple fixing issue that directed users searching “abortion” to adoption and fertility centers, nearly five years after it was first identified   —  Apple Maps Stops Sending People Searching For “Abortion” To Adoption Centers  —  Apple is fixing a flaw in its algorithm …
Jan 29, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Christina Farr / Reuters:
Fourteen of 23 top US hospitals have rolled out a pilot program of Apple's HealthKit service   —  Exclusive: Apple's health tech takes early lead among top hospitals  —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) healthcare technology is spreading quickly among major U.S. hospitals …
Feb 5, 2015, 1:35 AMIn context
Reuters:
Apple hiring dedicated sales team, working with business app developers in enterprise push   —  Exclusive: Apple's enterprise assault gets into higher gear  —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is embarking on its most aggressive expansion yet onto corporate turf, hiring a dedicated sales force …
Nov 10, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Reuters:
Facebook plotting first steps in healthcare: support communities for ailments and preventative care apps   —  Exclusive: Facebook plots first steps into healthcare  —  (Reuters) - Facebook Inc already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention.
Oct 3, 2014, 1:25 AMIn context
Reuters:
KNFB Reader is a $99 iOS app that lets the blind listen to an audio readback of printed text   —  New smartphone app gives sight to the blind  —  (Reuters) - Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son's school report and labels on bottles in the fridge.
Sep 22, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Christina Farr / Reuters:
Stanford, Duke University hospitals to launch HealthKit trials with diabetics, other patients   —  Exclusive: Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work  —  (Reuters) - Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients …
Sep 15, 2014, 12:00 PMIn context
Christina Farr / Reuters:
Fashion world divided on first look at Apple Watch   —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc's newly unveiled smartwatch on Tuesday split fashion arbiters who may prove pivotal to its broad acceptance.  —  Many praised the “Apple Watch”, priced from $349 when it debuts next year, for its clean aesthetic …
Sep 10, 2014, 5:50 PMIn context

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