April 14, 2015

IBM creates new business unit to manage a HIPAA-enabled cloud offering that will help augment big data analysis of chronic disease states. 

April 13, 2015

WebMD is set to release a robust medication reminder function specifically designed for its Apple Watch app. 

April 6, 2015

Amazon.com Inc. has expanded Prime Now service to Atlanta. The expedited delivery service, offered exclusively as a benefit to Prime members, provides one-hour delivery on tens of thousands of items through a mobile app.

April 1, 2015

Amazon.com introduces latest replenishment service that will encourage shoppers to re-order supplies exclusively through the online retailer. 

March 30, 2015

Mobile traffic during the 2014 holiday season peaked on Thanksgiving (50% of online traffic) and hit a low point on Cyber Monday (30% of online traffic).

March 24, 2015

Reckitt Benckiser's Durex brand launches app to help couples connect. 

March 20, 2015

Google and Intel announced a new partnership with luxury watch manufacturer TAG Heuer to develop a Swiss smartwatch.

March 19, 2015

Amazon.com on Thursday extended one-hour delivery to Baltimore and Miami markets. 

March 9, 2015

Apple on Monday better enabled medical research with the launch of open source software framework ResearchKit. 

March 9, 2015

Despite a large amount of hype, most consumers interested in wearable technology are not currently planning to buy an Apple Watch when it becomes available.

March 4, 2015

The L'Oréal Foundation and UNESCO will present in March the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards. Meanwhile, passengers going through the terminals of the Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports will discover an exhibition of the five laureates by photographer Brigitte Lacombe.

March 3, 2015

IBM Inc. is expanding the IBM MobileFirst for iOS portfolio of apps for retailers.

February 20, 2015

The global wearable devices market will grow to 187.2 million units annually by 2020.

 

February 18, 2015

Google is reportedly getting into the deodorant business and has secured a patent for a new wearable device.

February 12, 2015

Revlon has partnered with Google to launch an animated, shareable Valentine’s Day e-card powered by Google technology.

February 11, 2015

Americans are now spending an average of 4.7 hours a day on their smartphones — more than their counterparts in at least 11 countries around the world — according to a new monthly report from Informate, a privately held mobile measurement firm.

February 9, 2015

Connected health devices accounted for approximately 4% of all machine-to-machine connections in the United States in 2014.

 

January 29, 2015

A pair of veteran retailers were among the most popular store sites on Facebook during the 2014 holiday season. Sears was the most popular U.S. department store, while Walmart.com was the most popular mass merchant store site, according to a study by Searchmetrics.

January 27, 2015

A survey conducted in eight world markets during the latter half of January 2015 revealed insights on online purchasing habits of consumers in winter.

January 21, 2015

National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson has issued a statement following the announcement of a new healthcare program in the State of the Union address Tuesday night, and in recognition of ongoing Congressional initiatives related to healthcare innovation.

January 20, 2015

L'Oréal Paris has revealed The Brush Contest, an international makeup designer contest happening exclusively on YouTube.

January 13, 2015

RB (formerly called Reckitt Benckiser) has unveiled its new Amopé Pedi Perfect electronic foot file.

January 12, 2015

Marsh Supermarkets and inMarket have announced the deployment of a closed-loop iBeacon platform.

January 12, 2015

Zebra Technologies Corp. released survey results that revealed nearly all retailers are ready to make the changes required to adopt the Internet of Things.