CBS Overnight America’s Jon Grayson and I discuss my USA TODAY column on wearables’ place in healthcare, the latest news on self-driving cars, the percolating spat between Intel and Nvidia, and the state of Apple five years after Tim Cook took the reins. Listen here – or find all my Overnight America Tech segments on OA’s Facebook page.
Will your doctor ever be able to prescribe a Fitbit to help monitor your condition? Thanks to a couple of recent policy moves by the Food and Drug Administration, that’s a little closer to reality. But it’s still a long way off.
We know we’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, as the old adage goes. But we do it anyway.
It’s why we tend to replace the things others can see and associate with us – like cars and smartphones – while they’re still serving their purpose. And it’s why we wait for things like water heaters and air conditioners to die before we buy new ones.
Corporate IT organizations historically bought laptops as if they belong tucked away in the utility closet, opting for dull, nondescript machines rather than those with any hint of fun or fashion. But they can no longer afford to do that.
The computer your employees carry increasingly factors into others’ impression of them – and of the organization. As well, study after study shows the latest devices play a big role in attracting and keeping employees.