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Connected Health Newsletter Archives: August 2020

 

AWS helps Moderna in fight against Covid-19




Massachusetts-based biotechnology company Moderna has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider, as well as for its analytics and machine learning workloads, in its fight against Covid-19.
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EC investigates Google’s takeover of Fitbit




The European Commission is investigating the proposed acquisition of Fitbit by Google under the EU’s merger regulations.
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Withings raises $60m to advance preventative medicine




French wearables company Withings, which spun out of Nokia Health two years ago, has raised $60m in a series B round to invest in products and data services for more personalised preventive medicine.
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UCLA and Apple leverage mhealth to tackle depression




University of California Loa Angeles (UCLA) is using Apple mhealth technology in a three-year study to help detect and treat depression.
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AMS sensors let Midge develop rapid Covid-19 test




Sensor technology from Austria Microsystems (AMS) is helping German start-up Midge Medical develop a pocket-sized Covid-19 genetic test that can produce results on a smartphone in as little as 15 minutes.
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C Spire brings remote patient monitoring to hospital




Mobile operator C Spire is teaming up with the Delta Regional Medical Center to debut a remote patient monitoring programme in Mississippi for various chronic medical conditions.
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Feelmore Labs unveils wearable to reduce stress




New York wellness technology and neuroscience start-up Feelmore Labs has unveiled its inaugural product – Cove, a wearable consumer device that can reduce stress and improve sleep.
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Gibraltar’s AI app helps schools obey Covid-19 rules




Dubai-based Gibraltar Technologies has launched an AI-powered mobile app to help schools in the Middle East comply with Covid-19 regulations.
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University of Memphis awarded $5.9m mhealth research




The University of Memphis has received a $5.9m grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build a national centre for AI-based mhealth research.
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