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By Jonah Comstock May 1, 2017
Health startups lead IoT in funding. A recent report from VC firm Wing tracks funding in the Internet of Things space — and found that health is one of two areas where IoT funding is the strongest, the other being automotive.  “Health’s robust end to 2016 was powered by connected monitoring and tracking products,” Partner Martin Giles wrote. “In the last four months of the year there were...
By Jonah Comstock March 21, 2016
At the same time as it announced CareKit, Apple announced in a press release that ResearchKit would be updated to more easily make use of users' genetic data, via a module designed by consumer genetics company 23andMe. Apple also added other modules for common medical tests to ResearchKit. “The response to ResearchKit has been fantastic. Virtually overnight, many ResearchKit studies became the...