Withings undercuts Apple Watch, debuts $129 ECG monitoring smartwatch

Enlarge (credit: Withings) Withings has had a tumultuous couple of years. The company was bought by Nokia only to be re-acquired by its original owner Éric Carreel last May. While it sells smart scales, thermometers, and other health electronics, the French company has an uphill battle ahead of it in the wearable space thanks to an […]

Lowe’s and Home Depot have emergency command centers monitoring Florence and thousands of trucks loaded and ready to go to stores in the storm’s path (HD, LOW)

Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP Hurricane Florence has people turning to local hardware and supply stores like Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Ace for assistance that the government can’t necessarily provide. These outlets have emergency command centers and meteorologists on duty. After 2017’s brutal hurricane season, Home Depot had revenue of more than $ 100 billion, […]

US Banks and Credit Card Companies Are Reportedly Looking Into Monitoring Gun Purchases

Credit Card Companies Look Into Monitoring Gun Purchases Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

US Banks and Credit Card Companies Are Reportedly Looking Into Monitoring Gun Purchases

Credit Card Companies Look Into Monitoring Gun Purchases Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

UK and Australia are monitoring their domains with Have I Been Pwned

A lot of people have used Troy Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned to see if their email addresses are attached to any services that have experienced data breaches. Large organizations can also use it to search their domain names as a group and now, the service counts the UK and Australian governments among them. As […]

The FBI may have ‘incidentally collected’ surveillance on Steve Bannon while monitoring Carter Page

AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File The FBI may have “incidentally” collected surveillance on former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon when it was monitoring former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. Bannon and Page spoke in January 2017 about the Steele dossier, a collection of memos alleging collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. Depending on […]

Hive’s new home monitoring camera isn’t bound to its base

Hive is a relatively well-known smart home brand in the UK. It all started with a connected thermostat released back in 2013, endorsed by nationwide utility provider British Gas. Not long after that seal of approval, British Gas acquired the company behind the thermostat, and now the Hive range includes motion sensors, lightbulbs, smart plugs […]

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Apple Watch adding EKG monitoring feature — Theranos gets $100 million in financing — Accenture and Roche partner to improve tumor board solution

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me at: aaouad@businessinsider.com WHY APPLE IS LOOKING TO BUILD EKG MONITORING INTO WATCH: Apple is developing […]

Arecibo is monitoring potentially hazardous near-earth asteroid

The iconic Arecibo radio telescope has faced quite a few challenges over the last ten years, including budget cuts, a funding crisis and damage from Hurricane Maria. While it may not be the largest radio telescope in the world anymore (that honor belongs to Russia’s RATAN-600), Puerto Rico’s device is still an important asset for […]