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Northwestern University and Google Team Up to Use AI to Detect Lung Cancer Earlier

Lung cancer kills 160,000 people in the U.S. every year and the global death toll from the disease is around 2 million. Lung cancer can be lurking in plain sight, only to be detected too late to be properly treated. Like all cancers, the best chance for a successful treatment of lung cancer depends on […]
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Google and Qualcomm Launch Dev Kit for Google Assistant Headphones

Qualcomm announced a partnership with Google to create a reference design and development kit for building Assistant-enabled Bluetooth headphones. Related Qualcomm’s Next Generation Wireless VR Headsets Can Connect to Both PCs and Mobiles “As demand for wireless earbuds and headsets grows, so does the need for a platform that elevates the experiences of their users. […]
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, are taking different approaches in their efforts to bring about changes in healthcare.   Related Shimmer Launches Verisense™ Wearable Sensor Platform for Clinical Trials After a study showed mixed results about […]
Big companies in digital health

How Big Tech Companies Are Disrupting the Digital Health Market

In the last five years, big tech companies such as Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet have been trying to gain a firm foothold in the digital health market. And there’s a simple explanation for this: the aging baby boomer and the rising cost of healthcare. Read more The State of Wearable Technology in Healthcare: Current and […]
Google Pixel watch release date

Google Pixel Watch Leaked Report on Price, Release Date

With the approach of Summer, the smartwatch market is going to heat up with a huge selection of watches. First, tech giants like Samsung is expected to release its Galaxy Sport this month. And now Google, it seems, is adamant about launching its Pixel watch soon. A report in Nikkei Asian Review says that the […]
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, which was announced in April 2017, isn’t an ordinary smartwatch but is meant for medical research. One of the focus areas for Alphabet’s health division and its Study Watch is cardiovascular […]