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Apple partners with IBM on new health data analysis

The cloud-based health platform will help analyze patient data collected from Apple devices. Plus: Apple has now released its ResearchKit to medical researchers.

By April 13, 2015


ATM hacker Barnaby Jack dies

The security researcher, who was expected to demonstrate newly-discovered pacemaker vulnerabilities at Black Hat next week, made headlines in 2010 when he hacked an ATM in front of an audience.

By July 26, 2013


My cyborg sister: When life-saving gadgets break down

A piece of silicone less than 2 inches wide keeps my sister alive. When a family member's life depends on a medical device, writes Crave editor Leslie Katz, technology takes on a whole new meaning.

By August 21, 2012


Researcher battles insulin pump maker over security flaw

Medtronic downplays security researcher's concerns about the medical device he was able to hack.

By August 26, 2011


Ford develops car seat that monitors your heart rate

Ford has teamed up with a German university to develop a next-gen car seat that monitors a person's heart rate health as they drive.

By May 27, 2011


FDA approves first and only MRI-safe pacemaker

Medtronic's Revo MRI SureScan is designed for use during magnetic resonance imaging. The company says it will begin shipping the $5,000 to $10,000 devices immediately.

By February 9, 2011


Dashboard setup keeps tabs on diabetic drivers

Onboard system from Medtronic uses Bluetooth to wirelessly transmit information about blood sugar levels to driver.

By June 10, 2008


MacBook Air puzzles TSA, what might be next?

A recent trip through airport security proved a frustrating experience for a MacBook Air owner. What other tech products might increase your chances of missing your flight?

By March 10, 2008


Eye-tracker lets you get location information by staring

A system from South Korea that delivers coordinates through eye motion is one of a number of tidbits at ISSCC.

By January 28, 2008