Oscar Health officially rolls out its small business product Oscar for Business
 Oscar Health, a startup rethinking health insurance for the digital age, is rolling out a new product for small businesses called Oscar for Business. The rollout moves Oscar further away from its original bet on individual insurance through the Affordable Care Act, a move which vaulted the company, now valued at $2.7 billion, to initial success. Oscar was the only startup that had the… Read More ...
Shoetopia is a 3D-printed, biodegradable shoe design prototype
For shoes, 3D-printing is the next step, as 3D-printed shoes could be an affordable way to manufacture customized shoes quickly. Two design students have already designed a prototype, 3D-printed shoe made of eco-friendly materials. The post Shoetopia is a 3D-printed, biodegradable shoe design prototype appeared first on Digital Trends....
This smart house could keep track of your health like a live-in nurse
Tracking daily health can be a lot of work, so what if our homes kept track of it for us? That's a question that led Joe Colistra and his students to build a prototype smart house unit. The post This smart house could keep track of your health like a live-in nurse appeared first on Digital Trends.
This smart house could keep track of your health like a live-in nurse
Tracking daily health can be a lot of work, so what if our homes kept track of it for us? That's a question that led Joe Colistra and his students to build a prototype smart house unit. The post This smart house could keep track of your health like a live-in nurse appeared first on Digital Trends.
Kill germs and the darkness with the updated IllumiBowl toilet light
By using light waves that are 470 nanometers, the IllumiBowl Anti-Germ targets the most common germs while remaining completely safe for humans. It's a medical-grade technology typically found in hospitals. The post Kill germs and the darkness with the updated IllumiBowl toilet light appeared first on Digital Trends.
Withings ‘Baby Mode’ offers a comfortable way to track an infant’s weight
Parents with infants have a new and comfortable way to keep track of their baby's weight thanks to the Baby Mode feature that has recently added to the Withings Body and Body Cardio scale. The post Withings ‘Baby Mode’ offers a comfortable way to track an infant’s weight appeared first on Digital Trends....
ZappRX gets $25 million from Chinese VC’s to expand into the U.S. drug prescription market
 ZappRX, the app that aims to make it easier to manage specialty drug prescriptions, has pulled in $25 million in Series B funding led by Qiming US, the Chinese venture outfit’s stateside health care fund. GV (formerly Google Ventures) and GlaxoSmithKline’s funding arm SR One were also in the round and GV’s Krishna Yeshwant and Qiming US’s Mark McDade will now join… Read More ...
Watch an inflatable paddleboard stand up to extreme punishment
To prove the durability of its inflatable stand-up paddleboards, Red Paddle Co. has launched a new campaign entitled Board Vs. that puts one of its products through a series of tests that demonstrate how tough they are. The post Watch an inflatable paddleboard stand up to extreme punishment appeared first on Digital Trends....
Dishonorable discharge for e-cigs — U.S. Navy bans the devices aboard vessels
E-cigarettes have been dishonorably discharged from the U.S. Navy. Sorry sailors, but you'll no longer be able to bring Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) aboard ships, submarines, aircraft, boats, craft, and heavy equipment. The post Dishonorable discharge for e-cigs — U.S. Navy bans the devices aboard vessels appeared first on Digital Trends....
Apple said to be secretly developing a breakthrough device to help diabetics
Apple is reported to be secretly developing a breakthrough sensor capable of non-invasively monitoring blood sugar levels that could ultimately help up to half a billion diabetics worldwide. The post Apple said to be secretly developing a breakthrough device to help diabetics appeared first on Digital Trends.
Latest version of the Copenhagen Wheel will turn any bike into an ebike
The new Copenhagen Wheel from Superpedestrian turns any bike into an ebike. The wheel is compatible with most bikes and features a built-in electric drive that provides pedal assist to allow riders to go almost anywhere. The post Latest version of the Copenhagen Wheel will turn any bike into an ebike appeared first on Digital Trends....
India-based doctor booking platform Lybrate quietly raises $3M more
 Indian health tech startup Lybrate has raised $3 million in new funding, according to a filing in the U.S., where it is incorporated. Lybrate declined to comment on the filing, nor would it provide details of the investors who participated in the round. Make what you will of that cagey response. The company last raised $10.2 million led by Tiger Global in July 2015, which is some time ago. Read More ...
Take 30 percent off Withings Body smart scales with this limited-time offer
Fitness trackers are all the rage today, but smart scales often fly under the radar. Now is a great time to score a deal on one. Amazon is offering 30 percent off the excellent Withings Body and Body Cardio smart scales. The post Take 30 percent off Withings Body smart scales with this limited-time offer appeared first on Digital Trends....
Genetically-modified mice could spot next potential flu pandemic before it strikes
Scientists in Germany have developed a transgenic mouse that mimics the human immune system response. It could be used to help spot new flu virus strains with the potential to cause a global pandemic. The post Genetically-modified mice could spot next potential flu pandemic before it strikes appeared first on Digital Trends....
WeDrive from WHILL is a free online community service for mobility device users
Meant to connect WHILL owners with others looking to test drive wheelchairs and other mobility devices, WeDrive is described as a "nationwide shared economy service" that allows users to share experiences in an authentic environment. The post WeDrive from WHILL is a free online community service for mobility device users appeared first on Digital Trends....
Your shoe will also be your running coach with the new Altra Torin IQ
Getting the right pair of shoes for your run has always been of the utmost importance, and now, Altra and iFit have made your footwear more important still. Meet the Altra Torin IQ powered by iFit, the world's first smart shoe. The post Your shoe will also be your running coach with the new Altra Torin IQ appeared first on Digital Trends....
UK scientists built a graphene sieve that turns saltwater into fresh drinking water
All-around wonder material graphene could have an exciting new use case: acting as a sieve to turn salt water into drinkable fresh water. The findings could help millions of people lacking clean water. The post UK scientists built a graphene sieve that turns saltwater into fresh drinking water appeared first on Digital Trends....
Sunrise smart pillow may help you sleep, and then help you wake up
The Sunrise Smart Pillow isn't just any pillow -- this one promises to "revolutionize your mornings and your nights" and help you bid adieu to restless nights and groggy mornings alike. The post Sunrise smart pillow may help you sleep, and then help you wake up appeared first on Digital Trends.
Hopes for early U.S. release of performance-tracking ‘smart condom’ premature
Jokes about second brains will gain new meaning when men wear British Condom's i.Con smart condom. Performance metrics are one-shot only although you can download them to your phone and share on social media, or not. The post Hopes for early U.S. release of performance-tracking ‘smart condom’ premature appeared first on Digital Trends....
Swiss hospitals are using drones to shuttle around medical samples
Drones are being used to shuttle laboratory samples between two hospitals in Switzerland. While the scheme is still being tested, around 70 autonomous flights have already taken place. The post Swiss hospitals are using drones to shuttle around medical samples appeared first on Digital Trends.