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Apple is hiring engineers who can work on a microchip intended for health applications. CNBC has found job listings posted by Apple that suggests the leading tech company is trying to build a processor that monitors health. According to CNBC: A July 10 job posting from Apple's Health Sensing hardware team says, "We are looking for sensor ASIC architects to help develop ASICs for new sensors and sensing systems for future Apple products. We have openings for analog as well as digital ASIC architects." An Aug. 1 posting said simply that the team wants to bring on an engineer who [...]
Serena Williams, the 36-year-old tennis champ, will be rocking special outfits for this year's U.S. Open. Williams will be dressed in all-new Nike outfits designed by Louis Vuitton’s Virgil Abloh, named the “The Queen Collection.” “When I was thinking about outfits for Serena, I was thinking about her playing the game and her aesthetic while she is. Also about the confidence that’s needed while playing at the top level of tennis,” Abloh told Vogue magazine. “This is very far from a design-by-numbers project. As you can tell by her personality in her play, she’s very much involved in her aesthetic. [...]
The role of the e-bike in promoting health and fitness is comparable to that of a conventional bicycle, according to a new study. Research out of the University of Basel in the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine found that overweight and untrained individuals can see benefits from riding an e-bike. The starting point for the pilot study was the Bike to Work campaign, which has been running in Switzerland for ten years now and invites commuters to switch to their bicycles or e-bikes every year for a month. Almost 65,000 cyclists took part this year. A research group at the [...]