Autonomous Driving Technology Cruises Into GM For More Than $1B

Fasten your seatbelts. After pouring $500M into Lyft, GM just signaled that the future of autonomous driving just careened faster towards the present with its acquisition of autonomous vehicle enabling technology company Cruise Automation for north of $1B (as reported by Dan Primack at Fortune). GM Buying Self-Driving Tech Startup for More Than $1 Billion

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IoT Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs: Bosch Attempts To Play The Software Game

Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, another massive global enterprise is entering the IoT cloud market. This week, its global manufacturing giant Robert Bosch GmbH. For those that aren’t connoisseurs of their top of the line home and industrial products, the Company makes high end dishwashers, ovens, cooking tops, ranges, microwaves, refrigerators, ventilation systems, washers […]

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Keep Your Eye On The Ball: The Fat Pitch That Many Remote Monitoring Wearables Companies Are Missing

IoT in healthcare is a hot topic. From strategic planning for the next generation of Smart Hospitals to offloading costs through remote monitoring, the impact of wearables in the healthcare context is immense. Yet, for all its promise, the market has very little to date to show, and for many reasons.  While so many companies are proclaiming to […]

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How Simple Math and A Nike Cultural Imperative Might Have Killed Nike’s Fuelband

Its nice to be right once in awhile. In December, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking on a panel at the Wearables Technology Expo, alongside Intel’s Rob Rueckert and LumoBack’s Monisha Perkash. When the moderator asked the panel for some closing thoughts on wearables, it wasn’t the most popular thing to say that if you were an […]

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Gentag, NovioSense Partner with Mayo For Diabetes Management Solutions

Gentag recently announced a joint venture with the Mayo Clinic  and NovioSense to develop a closed-loop smart skin patch targeting the management of obesity and diabetes. According to Gentag CEO John Peeters, “by pooling our resources together, we are in a position now to dramatically advance diabetes monitoring.  Our patented technology allows us to make wireless sensors that are […]

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