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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
Christina Farr / Reuters:
Apple has invited several top fashion editors and bloggers to its Tuesday media event   —  Apple courts fashionistas as smartwatch expectations mount  —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala …
Sep 6, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context
Christina Farr / Reuters:
Apple in talks with Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins, and Allscripts about its HealthKit service   —  Exclusive: Apple prepares Healthkit rollout amid tangled regulatory web  —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc has been discussing how its “HealthKit” service will work with health providers …
Aug 12, 2014, 2:03 AMIn context
Christina Farr / Reuters:
Drchrono launches Glass app to help doctors record and store consultations and surgeries   —  Startup launches ‘first wearable health record’ for Google Glass  —  (Reuters) - Google Inc's futuristic eyeglasses are finding their way into hospitals and clinics throughout the United States.
Jun 15, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Christina Farr / Reuters:
Apple tries to lift online sales by cutting refund times in half   —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc has cut in half the time it takes to give refunds to online store customers who want to return their iPhones and other gadgets, a small but crucial step to try to get more people to buy direct from its website.
May 12, 2014, 1:20 PMIn context
Christina Farr / Reuters:
Insight: Apple on medical tech hiring spree, a possible hint of iWatch plans   —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc is building a team of senior medical technology executives, raising hackles in the biotechnology community and offering a hint of what the iPhone maker may be planning for its widely expected iWatch and other wearable technology.
May 5, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
HootSuite uses part of its massive $165M round to form a skunkworks (exclusive)   —  For technology behemoths, staying innovative is a constant challenge.  —  Many of these companies are forming internal groups — often referred to as skunkworks — tasked with researching and building innovative products.
Mar 6, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Alibaba & others sink $100M into Asia's language-learning service TutorGroup (exclusive)   —  Online education provider TutorGroup has closed a massive $100 million in second round funding from Asia-based investors.  —  VentureBeat has exclusively learned that online shopping juggernaut Alibaba …
Feb 18, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context

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