The Mets are teaming up with New York Cares for the 11th Annual Mets “Warm-Up” Holiday Coat Drive presented by UnitedHealthcare benefiting New Yorkers in need on Wednesday, December 7 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Mets Team Store. Donations will keep the New Yorkers in need warm during the cold winter months.
Ouraring, the developer of the world’s first wellness ring and corresponding app, ŌURA, announced that it has closed €5M ($5,3M) in a Series A funding round. Over 75% of the capital came from US investors.
“We are passionate about helping ŌURA users learn how their body responds to their lifestyle and what they can do to improve their sleep, health, and performance,” said Petteri Lahtela, CEO & Co-Founder of Ouraring. “We live in a world where we’re constantly asked to push harder and stretch our boundaries. ŌURA wants to change that. Your mental and physical readiness to perform varies significantly from day to day. Some days are perfect for challenging your body and mind whereas on other days your focus should be more on recovery. When you balance your daily load with this essential data you can ensure optimal performance, stay healthy and even increase your capacity – like top athletes do.”
ŌURA currently has users located in over 50 countries. Close to 70% of its users are in the US. In addition to individual users, several top universities, research organizations, sleep clinics, and companies are already utilizing the rich data the ŌURA provides.
“ŌURA has a very visible product at an interesting intersection between health, technology and fashion. The company is riding several growth trends that make its success almost inevitable, specifically miniaturisation, battery improvements, and Moore’s Law. ŌURA has a highly capable engineering team, led by effective management, they have created a product that is best in class for wearables.” said Jaan Tallinn, a founding engineer of Skype and Kazaa, a co-founder of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (cser.org) and the Future of Life Institute (futureoflife.org), and active investor.
There are only a few places on the body where people are likely to wear a wearable, smart device.The finger is better positioned when compared to the wrist for collecting physiological data. The arteries on the finger have a stronger signal strength than veins on the wrist, thus providing more accurate data and enabling a longer battery life. ŌURA uses the data it collects alongside established science and technological innovation to help people understand how their body responds to their daily choices. Based on each user’s physiological responses, ŌURA will provide meaningful, personalized, and actionable guidance.
If you’re a father, then you have a family to think about. It’s not just about yourself and your own interests anymore. For some parents, this can take some getting used to. But there are plenty of ways in which you can keep your family as safe as they can be. Below you will find details of some useful ways in which you can keep your family safer, so read on now.
Hey guys, we all want to be properly groomed and smell nice for the lady in our lives, or maybe for a lady who we want in our lives. Well, AXE and their line of male grooming products is offering a variety of gift packs so guys can get everything they need, all-in-one to kick up their grooming routines in the new year including shampoos/conditioners, body washes and body sprays/antiperspirants. Gift packs range from $10-15 and are available at most drug stores and mass retailers such as Walmart and Target.
A record number of American adults (57 percent) shopped online or planned to shop online over Black Friday Week (Monday before Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday) – with the number of mobile (smartphone and tablet) shoppers quickly approaching the number of those who use a desktop or laptop, according to data released today by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™. The 2016 Post Black Friday Survey also finds it was a record year for tech with 61.7 million American adults (25 percent), an increase over last year, that have bought or plan to buy tech products over the course of the holiday shopping week – and most will still do so in brick-and-mortar stores.