• IBM Has Invented a Machine-Learning Device To Help You Stay Fit During Long Meetings. It Wants a Patent

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    I confess: I like to read patents. It's a great way to see what's around the corner-to get an early gander at those big, crazy ideas that often morph into big, not-so-crazy ideas. And in the area of digital health, that seems to be especially true.
    To be sure, some of those ideas look radically new and aren't. Consider the buzz of late about Apple's rumored potential-ish introduction-maybe of a wrist-worn blood-pressure-monitoring device-which was covered pretty much everywhere, with many outlets pointing to a recently published patent application as an aha moment. In truth, Apple...
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