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Dell's chief doc sees little value in patients' wearable data without context, analysis

Knowing how many steps you took today doesn't help him much

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HP study finds smartwatches could do more to keep user data safe

More transparency is needed around how data collected by smartwatch apps is used, said HP.

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Pebble Time firmware update gives you more control over the watch's look and feel

Pebble is still working on getting its latest OS to run on older watches like the original Pebble

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Cisco quits set-top box market, sells business to Technicolor

Cisco is selling its Connected Devices business -- yet at the same time counting on connecting billions of devices

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 22

Nokia Here goes to car makers...Bill proposes automotive security standard...Microsoft write down leads to quarterly loss

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Sony enters drone business with winged vertical takeoff craft

A joint venture called Aerosense will target business users with monitoring and inspection services

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, July 20

Samsung rolls out thin, light Galaxy Tab S2... drones do good, evil... hacked data from site for cheaters splashed online

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Massachusetts examining how Uber, Lyft cater to the disabled

The attorney general's examination will consider physical, visual or hearing related impairments

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Homejoy's loss could be Google's gain

As Homejoy shuts down its home services business, employees reportedly move to Google

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HTC cancels its first wearable fitness band, the Grip

Apparently, the company plans to dust itself off and try its hand at the wearable space later this year.

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Oculus buys Pebbles Interfaces to put a more personal touch on VR experiences

With Pebbles' technology, the Rift will be able to show an image of person's hands in virtual reality environments.

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Why Oculus' radical, fantastic Touch VR controller should ship with the Rift

Oculus Touch could be a fantastic piece of hardware, as long as developers actually take advantage of it.

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Chip vendors hit the ground running with Thread IoT spec

Silicon Labs and Freescale are already working with vendors on connected-home products

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Qualcomm joins Thread as IoT dance heats up

The AllJoyn framework Qualcomm developed could complement Thread's networking protocol

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Pebble Time Steel to start shipping at the end of July

Deliveries will start in late July, which is slightly later than what Pebble originally proposed, the company said Monday.