IAC

By Aditi Pai 01:58 pm April 26, 2016
About.com, a business owned by IAC, has launched its first standalone media property, a healthcare website called Verywell that is designed to help consumers find relevant health and wellness information. IAC owns a number of other web properties, including Match Group, which runs Match.com and Tinder, Dictionary.com, College Humor, Vimeo, and even another digital health-focused company, Daily...
By Brian Dolan 03:22 am February 2, 2012
This week results from a study conducted in 2008 found their way into a medical journal: Virtual coaches work. According to the study, conducted by researchers at the Center for Connected Health, Northeastern University, and Massachusetts General Hospital overweight people wearing wireless pedometers upped their average activity levels by a significant amount if they checked in with a virtual...
By Brian Dolan 10:00 am June 3, 2010
Mobile fitness app companies RunKeeper and DailyBurn are working to integrate sleep data from personal sleep coach company Zeo into their fitness tracking apps. RunKeeper and DailyBurn are the first apps to take advantage of Zeo's new open API, which enables developers to include a number of sleep-related metrics from Zeo, including total sleep time, amount of deep sleep, amount of REM sleep,...