Apple Enters Health Space – part II

A share for the Yakir Group’s Health related clients. Apple planning App Store-like health platform for connected medical devices – report by AppleInsider Staff, appleinsider.comMay 5 07:05 AM Apple’s decision to enter the “quantified self” race reportedly will not end with a so-called “iWatch,” as the company is thought to be considering the creation of a centralized tracking platform for health and fitness devices similar to the iOS App Store. While wearable biometric devices are believed to be Apple’s immediate interest, some suspect that a new platform is the company’s longer-term play. “There’s no doubt that Apple is sniffing around this area,” health technology expert Ted Driscoll told Reuters. Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple has hired a number of biomedical sensor experts in recent months, moves that

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Apple’s New Industry: HEALTH

SO, This is for the client-partners in the health care industry. 9to5 Mac is usually very good about these things.  I’m assuming that this is to work in conjunction with the expected iWatch.  If they crack blood sugar testing they will own the space in a matter of a short time.  These new leaks reveal everything there is to know about Apple’s most important new iOS 8 app   by Zach Epstein, bgr.com March 17 10:09 AM   A new report has detailed just about everything there is to know about the most important new app coming to iOS 8. Apple’s plans for iOS 8 won’t be official until sometime this summer when the new mobile operating system is unveiling at the annual WWDC conference

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A Basic Primer on Getting the Right Social Media Help

Here’s a primer on what to look for in hiring social media talent by Sharon Florentine. ____________________________________________________________________________________   What to Look for When Hiring Social Media Tech Talent in 2014   by Sharon Florentine, cio.com January 7th 2014 CIO — As social media evolves to become a major platform of engagement with your customers and partners in 2014, so, too, will the skillsets needed to make sure it’s being used efficiently and effectively.   Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and others are still relatively novel for companies in terms of trying to use them to extend their reach and better engage and track customer and partner behavior, says Kimberly Samuelson, marketing director at electronic content management firm Laserfiche. Because of its newness, many

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Apple’s Focus on Health

I’m passing this article on to my friends at Self Health. My colleagues and I are convinced that Apple will differentiate itself in the release of the Iphone and OS8 with a focus on Health.  Darrell Etherington at Techcrunch wrote about this a couple of months ago.  Found it, thought i’d share it. _________________________________________________________________________ Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA   by Darrell Etherington, techcrunch.com January 31st 2014   Apple’s plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when it comes to rumors it has sourced itself. The report details a new marquee application coming in iOS

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Starting Your Own Web Business

So, alright! I’m doing it again.  I promised this would be both and original and curated site.  But I seem to be playing regularly to the tech crowd.  But, honestly, now that everyone is turning to the web to create their next big thing, I’m being asked very basic questions about starting up.  Eddy Lee from TNW seems to be able to put together some easily understandable directives.  So read on. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4 steps to starting a Web business without knowing a thing about coding   by Eddy Lee, thenextweb.com So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching for a tech-oriented co-founder to help you launch

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