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Google buys Fitbit

Google Acquires Wearable Giant Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

Google announced that it is buying Fitbit, the world's leading maker of wearable fitness activity trackers. The deal values Fitbit around $2.1 billion, making...
John Hancock Verily Onduo Diabetes management

John Hancock Collaborating with Verily and Onduo for Virtual Diabetes Management

John Hancock has unveiled a new wearable program called Aspire, the first of its kind life insurance designed specifically for Americans living with diabetes....
Verily iRhythm partnership for Afib

Alphabet and iRhythm Partner Up to Develop Health Management Solutions for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Wearable heart monitor company iRhythm is collaborating with Alphabet’s health company Verily on unspecified new technology that will monitor people at risk for atrial...
Apple Verily contributing in healthcare

Apple and Alphabet Both Want to Revolutionize Healthcare But in Different Ways

Making inroads in the $3.2 trillion healthcare industry is intimidating, complex, and expensive. Now, Apple and Alphabet, two of the world’s largest technology companies,...
Verily smart shoes

Alphabet’s Verily Developing Health-Tracking Smart Shoes that Can Measure Weight and Detect Falls

Verily, Alphabet's health subsidiary, is following in the footsteps of Apple by using fall detection technology. But unlike Apple, which featured fall detection in...
Verily Study Watch

Alphabet’s Verily Smartwatch Gets FDA Clearance to Test ECG

Verily, Alphabet’s research organization devoted to the study of life sciences, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Study smartwatch. The prescription-only Study Watch,...