Pebble smartwatches rebble

by Sam Draper

July 9, 2018

Pebble Smartwatches Could Get A New Lease On Life After Fitbit Shuts Down Services, Thanks to Rebble

Starting June 30, Fitbit will stop software support for Pebble smartwatches. But, a group of developers is reaching out to users asking them to set up new accounts on Rebble.io. “Our present focus is on replacing key pieces of the Pebble ecosystem: the appstore, firmware, and mobile apps.” Eric Migicovsky, Pebble founder and former CEO […]

Neopenda wearable newborn monitor

by Sam Draper

July 6, 2018

Health Tech Startup Neopenda Unveils Wearable Vital Signs Monitor For Newborns

Neopenda, a Chicago-based health tech startup has recently unveiled its first product, a wearable device that monitors vital signs of newborns. Almost 3 million babies die within the first month of their birth, according to the company. Vast majority of these deaths (98 percent) occur in developing countries, and in many cases these tragedies could […]

Artificial intelligence semicon west

by Sam Draper

July 6, 2018

Artificial Intelligence: A Key Topic At Semicon West 2018

The upcoming Semicon West conference is filled with sessions and keynotes about artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine learning. It’s hard to believe how much demanding the topic of AI is at the semiconductor industry conference. Melissa Schilling, PhD, Herzog Family Professor of Management, Prof of Management & Organizations, New York University and Author will be […]

Tech companies older women

by Sam Draper

July 5, 2018

Why Tech Companies Should Hire Older Women

As the U.S. population gets older, sicker and richer, technology giants like Apple, Amazon and Alphabet are creating devices perfectly suited to help aging Americans. The artificially intelligent voice-powered assistants created by these companies get smarter as they learn more about their users. However, except in few instances, the companies haven’t invested sufficient resources to […]

Female health tech

by Sam Draper

July 5, 2018

Rising Popularity of Female Health Tech Will Take A Big Bite Out of Wearables Market

When it comes to women’s health tech, we haven’t seen any major breakthrough except a few female health trackers and smart bras. Still, we should feel excited about what’s happening in the space, because players are finally getting involved in women’s health tech and women’s health startups are currently on the scene. “This is an […]