August 26, 2015

Google's Flu Trends model will no longer be publicly available, the company announced last week, though the data will still be available to some institutions.

August 19, 2015

Levy will provide key insights on the changing healthcare industry to advance the board's mission of helping consumers make more informed healthcare decisions.

August 11, 2015

Rite Aid enables consumers at the checkout to use a number of mobile payment options, including Apple Pay and Google’s forthcoming Android Pay.

June 15, 2015

Looking to engage consumers — especially millennials — major beauty brands are increasingly turning to social media, and oral care is no exception.

May 20, 2015

“When Opti-Grab came out, I thought it was the greatest thing ever. And I bought a pair. And this is the result, ”a badly cross-eyed Carl Reiner says during his mock press conference in Steve Martin’s 1979 comedy classic “The Jerk.”

I remember thinking about that scene when I first heard about Google Glass a few years ago.

March 20, 2015

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

March 19, 2015

Atari on Thursday launched a gamified fitness app that ties into Walgreens Balance Rewards. 

February 26, 2015

A survey found that chronic disease patients who use digital technology to manage their disease state feel "healthier."

 

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.

January 29, 2015

Three UC San Diego researchers say they can predict the spread of flu a week into the future with as much accuracy as Google Flu Trends can display levels of infection right now.

 

January 6, 2015

Now that we are kicking off the first work week of the New Year, it’s time to look ahead at three technologies likely to disrupt retail in 2015.

December 17, 2014

Google could be preparing to take on Amazon.com with its own unique e-commerce solution.

 

December 15, 2014

Google is reportedly studying the effect color has on consumer purchase decisions, among other issues

December 10, 2014

The makers of Proactiv have debuted #BeYouTV, a YouTube content series that offers beauty tutorials and more for the millennial generation.

December 4, 2014

Target is partnering with Google on the latest Art, Copy & Code project — an interactive, in-store mobile experience for Target guests of all ages — this holiday season.

November 6, 2014

A Belgian healthcare website recently presented the lighter side of researching medical conditions on Google. 

November 4, 2014

MediSafe expanded its medication management platform to offer users a contextual personalized medication experience through a feed based on users’ medications.

November 3, 2014

Google Flu Trends is getting a new engine to improve accuracy, according to a blog posted Friday by Christian Stefansen, Google senior software engineer.

 

November 3, 2014
"The best organizations are built on healthy consistent leadership practices. And they invest in getting even healthier.  So what gets in the way of creating a healthy organization?" writes Dan Mack, founder of Mack Elevation Forum, in his latest blog post. 
September 23, 2014

The retail industry is expected to benefit from mobile commerce, free shipping offers, in-store pickup promotions and e-commerce videos during the 2014 holiday season. 

September 15, 2014

As we finished this issue of DSN, another big story appeared in the news to help further validate our cover concept — for the second time in as many issues.

September 15, 2014

While Google and Alcon figure out the next wireless 007-style eyewear to help manage diabetes, there are device manufacturers today who are developing next-generation blood-glucose meters. 

September 15, 2014

Dick Tracy has nothing on the wearable gadgets under development to help people better police their diabetes. Wearable technologies in its totality — which include Google Glass and the Apple Watch — are part of a booming market that’s expected to swell to $20 billion by 2015 and is further expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 40% over the next six years.