Facebook is soon planning to enter the healthcare field, following in the footsteps of Apple and Google by developing health tracking and monitoring platforms and apps.
Jawbone, maker of wireless headsets and wristbands, is pushing a new food-tracking service it hopes will catch on with health-conscious weight-watchers.
A research breakthrough has identified a way to charge tiny health-tracking devices that could be embedded in our brains, hearts or livers.
Google is acquiring Adometry to boost its Web measurement and analysis service, stepping up investments to attract advertisers to its network.
Facebook has acquired mobile-fitness application Moves, as the social network jumps into the increasingly popular fitness-tracking market.
Zebra agreed to acquire Motorola Solutions for $3.45bn, adding mobile computing and data-capture technology to its line of barcode printers and tracking labels.
Intel has acquired Basis Science, maker of a wearable health-tracking device, for a rumored $100-150m.
7 years out from the iPhone’s introduction, and 4 years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: mhealth and fitness-tracking industry.
Apple has been granted a patent that could fit in with its plans to get into health tracking: sensor-packed health monitoring headphones with head gesture control.
Microsoft is the latest tech company to jump on to the fitness-tracking bandwagon with the launch of its Bing Health & Fitness Windows Phone app.