Google's consolidating its health records and Search talent teams into its Fitbit business—this could signal its intent to pair Fitbit with personal health records, giving it enough ammo to catch up to Apple.
The move to integrate ads into VR experiences could help Oculus loosen its dependence on Facebook’s more profitable ventures. The company’s recent VR acquisitions could allow it to create VR content with targeted ads seamlessly built in.
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he US tech giant won’t offer its VPN-like feature in China despite its stated commitment to user privacy. This Janus-face approach to privacy risks creating an intractable privacy paradox in China, one of its fastest-growing markets.
The company will require law enforcement agencies to publicly post their data requests on Ring’s Neighbors app for users to see. While the move adds transparency, it’s unlikely to resolve the core concerns around Ring’s police partnerships.
WhatsApp’s reputation as a secure messaging platform came crashing down earlier this year, when a new data-sharing policy not only drew the ire of its users, but broke their trust as well.
The connected TV giant’s focus on ad revenue and interoperability could give it an advantage over competitors like Amazon and Google in the smart home space.
Google gets health data deal with a top dog provider: The Big Tech co linked up with HCA Healthcare to boost its health records—though this cracks open another chance for Google to lock in its hold in healthcare, it’ll still contend with patient privacy concerns.
The new IoT specialized 5G modem will improve IoT functionality in mission critical applications and may ultimately accelerate IoT device adoption among various industries.
A new Nest update will make Google’s smart home devices compatible with the Matter smart home standard. The move could add momentum towards a push for a unified smart home ecosystem and presents Google with access to a quickly growing supply of smart devices.
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