From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.
The president wants better coordination between government and the private sector to fight online threats. Companies on board include Apple and Intel.
Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.
More wrist-based heart rate monitors are hitting the market, letting you gauge your fitness with a quick read of your pulse. But as Sharon Profis discovered after a visit to the doctor, these optical monitors may need more R&D.
Several fitness trackers, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S5, now boast the ability to measure your heart rate. How do their readings stack up to an EKG? CNET's Sharon Profis, with help from Kaiser Permanente cardiologist Dr. Jon Zaroff, puts the Garmin VivoFit, Withings Pulse O2, Basis Carbon Steel, Samsung Gear Fit, and Samsung Galaxy S5 to the test.
A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.
In observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Larry Magid chats with National Cyber Security Alliance Executive Director Michael Kaiser and introduces "A Parents' Guide to Cyber Security."
American Well unveils a new service that connects consumers directly to physicians through their mobile devices for advice -- and sometimes even for diagnoses and prescriptions.
Majority of U.S. small businesses say their information is protected, yet many have no required policies or protection in place to remain safe.
At Kaiser Permanente's Garfield Center for Innovation, the health care giant is testing new robotics technologies.