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By Jonah Comstock May 6, 2014
Despite making an unprompted promise not to "commingle" data with Facebook at the time of the acquisition announcement, ProtoGeo, maker of the Moves app, has updated its privacy policy, possibly to do just that. The overhaul to the app's privacy terms is significant, with the previously 700-word document nearly doubling in length (it now comes in at 1,275 words). Some of that is just the reality...
By Aditi Pai March 19, 2014
Health management platform provider Welltok announced the acquisition of wellness app maker Mindbloom today. Welltok will incorporate Mindbloom into its CafeWell Health Optimization Platform. Financial details of the transaction were not released. Since its founding in 2008, Mindbloom has disclosed about $1.8 million in funding from Seattle-area angel investors. "Welltok, for some time, has been...
By Jonah Comstock October 30, 2013
WebMD has acquired EHR-neutral patient portal Avado for an undisclosed amount, a purchase which will accelerate the company's plans to enhance the connectivity between its recently relaunched WebMD patient app and its physician-facing MedScape app. UPDATE: TechCrunch is reporting a $20 to $30 million price range for the acquisition, citing sources close to the deal. "Avado has developed a cloud-...
By Neil Versel July 23, 2012
Azumio, maker of the Instant Heart Rate smartphone app and other mobile biofeedback technologies, said Friday that it has acquired mobile health and fitness app developer SkyHealth. With the purchase, a transfer of an unspecified amount of cash and equity, privately held Azumio, based in Palo Alto, Calif., now owns Glucose Buddy, which the company says is the world's most downloaded app for...
By Brian Dolan December 2, 2009
GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric, has acquired remote monitoring company Living Independently Group for an undisclosed sum. LIG's key product is still in development: QuietCare is an infrared sensor system that monitors seniors activity throughout the day and sends alerts to caregivers if seniors appear to need assistance. GE Healthcare acquired a minority stake in the New York-based...

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