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Apple is looking to develop health chips

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 [...]

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Serena Williams will wear Virgil Abloh x Nike at the U.S. Open

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. [...]

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Mere weeks on an e-bike will improve fitness and health

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 [...]

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Soon-to-be retirees pick their new homes based on, in part, access to active lifestyles

The results of a new survey may provide insights into ways independent living and continuing care retirement communities can compete for residents as the oldest baby boomers become more common as prospects. The three most sought-after amenities for those looking at 55+ communities are swimming pools (77%), fitness centers (76%) and walking/biking trails (71%), according to the more than 3,200 boomers responding to the 2018 Survey of Homebuyers Researching Lifestyle Communities by Private Communities Registry. “Today's baby-boomer buyers want to maximize their independence while maintaining the ability to adapt to changes in lifestyle preferences, health conditions and financial position,” PCR [...]

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HSBC Insurance launches badminton zone to encourage active lifestyle

HSBC Insurance introduced badminton-themed activities to the heart of Hong Kong in support of the group’s partnership with the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and to encourage the public to stay active and take a proactive and preventative approach in personal health management. HSBC partnered with BWF to help boost the popularity of the sport across the globe. Created with the purpose of educating the general public on some of the skills required to excel in badminton, the four-day initiative took place from 26th to 29th July at Hysan Place in Causeway Bay. The free-for-all HSBC Insurance Badminton Zone offered people [...]

By |July 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on HSBC Insurance launches badminton zone to encourage active lifestyle
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