Samsung dev tools focus on health, connected homes & wearables

Samsung unveiled software tools and developments aimed at digital health, smart homes, wearables and virtual reality at its Developer Conference in San Francisco. For the health sector, Samsung announced the Samsung Digital Health (SDH) Platform and SDK to provide developers …

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Microsoft begins retreat from Windows Phone with platform-agnostic Microsoft Health

Software giant Microsoft has formally entered the wearables game with the launch of its Microsoft Health platform and accompanying Microsoft Band fitness band. But the real significance behind this move is Microsoft’s decision to make both products platform-agnostic, implying Microsoft has decided to no longer pin its mobile hopes on Windows Phone.