Tag "Health"



Peloton to acquire fitness equipment maker Precor in $420M bid to grow commercial business

December 22, 2020 0

Peloton has announced that it intends to acquire Precor, one of the world’s largest suppliers of commercial fitness equipment. You probably recognize the Precor brand

Amazon’s Halo fitness tracker raises privacy concerns for Amy Klobuchar

December 19, 2020 0

After reading a review of Amazon’s new fitness tracker, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar penned an open letter. “Recent reports have raised concerns about the Halo’s

Daily Crunch: Amy Klobuchar discusses Amazon Halo concerns

December 19, 2020 0

We interview the senior senator from Minnesota about fitness trackers, Sony pulls “Cyberpunk 2077” from the PlayStation Store and Indian delivery startup Zomato raises a

FDA authorizes Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

December 19, 2020 0

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, as expected after an independent panel commissioned

Mental wellness platform Lyra Health is raising up to $175M at a $2.25B valuation

December 18, 2020 0

The coronavirus pandemic has underscored, and often exacerbated, the mental health crisis that exists across the world. Even the spread of remote work is part

Twitter will force users to delete COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy theories

December 17, 2020 0

With COVID-19 vaccinations just beginning, Twitter will ramp up its efforts to tamp down conspiracy theories that might discourage people from getting the vaccine. The

Daily Crunch: Apple launches Fitness+

December 15, 2020 0

We review Apple Fitness+, Gmail goes down and Pornhub cracks down on unverified content. This is your Daily Crunch for December 14, 2020. The big

FDA grants emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, distribution to begin within days

December 13, 2020 0

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech,

Cloud-gaming platforms were 2020’s most overhyped trend

December 12, 2020 0

It was an unprecedented year for [insert anything under the sun], and while plenty of tech verticals saw shifts that warped business models and shifted

FDA panel recommends approving Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization

December 11, 2020 0

An independent panel of experts has recommended the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approve an official Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer and BioNTech

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