• Fitbit is pinning its turnaround hopes on its smartwatch for the masses

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

    Fitbit 's new Versa smartwatch saw strong initial sales and may be a catalyst for share price growth according to DA Davidson.
    The first-quarter marked Fitbit's sixth straight quarterly loss.
    Watch Fitbit trade in real-time here.
    Fitbit posted another loss on Wednesday. Still, the quarter showed some improvement, and some see this as an indicator the company may be on its way to recovery. Shares fell as much as 10% Thursday.
    The company's new Versa smartwatch in particular looked promising, at least based on initial sales. The company, best known for their activity trackers, has struggled...
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  • Doctors say Apple Watch helped save the life of a 32-year-old man who experienced a sudden medical crisis

    Doctors say Apple Watch helped save the life of a 32-year-old man who experienced a sudden medical crisis

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

    William Monzidelis, a 32-year-old resident from Westchester, New York, says his life was saved in part thanks to the Apple Watch he was wearing that day.
    According to NBC New York, Monzidelis was working at his family-run bowling alley when he started bleeding. When his Apple Watch notified him that his heart rate was reaching alarming levels, he had his mother drive him to the hospital.
    Doctors say the Apple Watch may have saved Monzidelis' life since he was healthy prior to the incident, and may have ignored his symptoms as something less serious.
    William Monzidelis, a 32-year-old...
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  • California is due for a mega-flood that could force 1.5 million people to evacuate and cause $725 billion in damage - and it would hit Silicon Valley hard

    California is due for a mega-flood that could force 1.5 million people to evacuate and cause $725 billion in damage - and it would hit Silicon Valley hard

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

    A report from the US Geological Survey and a new book from Lucy Jones, an esteemed seismologist, say that an extreme storm could hit California .
    Dubbed ARkStorm, the disaster would overwhelm flood-control systems, force 1.5 million people to evacuate, inundate 25% of California's land, and cause $725 billion in damage. The storm's flooding would devastate much of the state, from Silicon Valley to Los Angeles .
    California's current flood-protection systems are not designed to handle an ARkStorm, according to Jones and other experts.
    In California , earthquakes are common, and most...
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  • As Trump Prepares A Policy Announcement On Drug Pricing, New Book Says Watch Out For China

    As Trump Prepares A Policy Announcement On Drug Pricing, New Book Says Watch Out For China

    21 days ago - By Forbes

    There's a new policy announcement on the horizon regarding drug pricing, but what else should we be on the lookout for? According to a new book, China.
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