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Stanford, Scripps and Fitbit try using wearables to detect infections

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The smartwatch on your wrist might one day be key to containing the spread of viruses like the one behind COVID-19. Stanford, Scripps Research and Fitbit have unveiled an initiative that, if successful, would use wearables to catch the early s…

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Here’s why Netflix is tracking some Android users’ physical activity

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Netflix is tracking some users’ physical activity, but it isn’t exactly moving into Fitbit’s territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android device requested access to his physical activity…

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