LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018--Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE: FIT) the leading global wearables brand, today introduced new apps and clock faces to help people better manage their health, directly from the wrist. Built using Fitbit’s software development kit (SDK), the apps and clock faces will give Fitbit smartwatch users new options to improve wellness and help manage conditions, like diabetes and some types of cancer. Additionally, the apps will give health plans, employers and clinical researchers new opportunities to better support their users outside of a clinical environment, helping lead to positive health outcomes.“Smartwatches provide a powerful platform to deliver important health tools that help our users manage conditions more conveniently than ever before. With these apps and clock faces, we continue to deliver on our promise to bring important health information to the wrist,” said James Park, co-founder and CEO of Fitbit. “With our strong … [Read more...] about Fitbit Announces Health Partner Apps and Clock Faces Aimed to Improve Condition Management and Overall Health
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SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018--Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY), the embedded solutions leader, today announced the availability of a compact and highly-integrated USB-C controller optimized for passive Thunderbolt and non-Thunderbolt USB-C cables. The EZ-PD™ CMG1 single-chip solution enhances robustness while reducing bill-of-material costs by integrating high-voltage short protection and system-level electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection. The controller is fully compliant to the USB Type-C 1.3 specification, ensuring a plug-and-play user experience with the multiple protocols supported by USB-C, along with the fast charging of the USB Power Delivery (USB PD) 3.0 standard. EZ-PD CMG1 controller is available in a tiny chip-scale package measuring 1.85-mm 2 that is ideal for 2.4-mm thin USB-C cable connectors. More information on the EZ-PD CMG1 controller is available at www.cypress.com/cmg1.This press release features multimedia. View the full release … [Read more...] about Cypress Expands USB Leadership With Next-Generation USB-C and Power Delivery Controller for Electronically-Marked Cables
ACHESON, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2018--PointOne Developments Ltd., today announces the official launch of its global real-estate branch, PointOne Development Corp., which specializes in hyper-scale data center campuses designed to meet the growing demands of the cloud-based technology market.PointOne enters this field backed by the combined power of five corporate partners: Black & Veatch, Critical Project Services, NRG Energy, Diode Ventures, and Enfinite Capital. "Our partners rank among the most capable, technologically advanced, and financially secure development organizations in the world," says Keith Frieser, Chairman and CEO of PointOne Development Corp. “We are pleased and honored to join forces with them to deploy next generation hyper-scale data center campuses designed to support cloud-based technology companies."The company's proprietary design and build strategy includes modular mechanical and electrical systems which can streamline construction time to … [Read more...] about Announcing the Formal Launch Of PointOne Development Corporation and its Initial Data-Center Projects.
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 19, 2018--Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced that the company will host a conference call to discuss first-quarter 2018 financial results on May 3, 2018, at 1:00 PM ET.The live conference call is accessible by telephone at 1-866-700-0133 (toll-free) or 1-617-213-8831 for participants outside the United States and Canada. The access code is 97833807.Audio replay of the call will be available through May 17, 2018. The replay numbers are 1-888-286-8010 for the United States and Canada and 1-617-801-6888 for callers from other countries. The access code is 97833807. The conference call will also be available via webcast. To access the live webcast, visit investor.arrow.com. The webcast replay will be available through May 17, 2018.Arrow Electronics ( www.arrow.com ) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply … [Read more...] about Arrow Electronics to Host First-Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call
Video: How IoT and AI can help us make health decisionsHealthcare is not only tied to the most basic human needs, it also is a lucrative industry. Its estimated worth is $3 trillion, and it produces and manages about 30 percent of all data. But there is an array of issues with managing healthcare data. It's not so much about technology, but more about business models and regulation. Even in the most basic of healthcare data, Electronic Health Records (EHR), patients are mostly out of the loop, and data exchange across healthcare actors is problematic. Standards, regulations, and bodies, such as HIPAA and the 21st Century Cures Act, FHIR, and HRBA, do exist, but it seems they are not sufficient.ZDNet had an in-depth exchange with Raj Sharma, CEO of Health Wizz, and Evgeny Chereshnev, CEO and founder of Biolink.Tech. The emerging answer to the $3 trillion question of whether we should leave healthcare data management to the likes of Google and Facebook seems like a resounding "No." … [Read more...] about Conway’s Law and the future of healthcare data management: Genome, Blockchain, and GDPR