TC’s Greg Epstein and Kate Clark talk mental health startups and the ‘Cult of the Founder’

Some weeks, tech ethics is in the news. And some weeks, it IS the news. This week was one of the latter. There were so many ethically fraught news stories about technology companies over these past fe

The 11 best startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 1

tY Combinator, the genesis for many of the companies that have shaped Silicon Valley including Airbnb, PagerDuty and Stripe, has minted another 200 some graduates. Half of those companies made their p

Basis, backed with $133 million from top VCs to build a price-stable cryptocurrency, says it’s shutting down and returning the money

Earlier this year, we told you about a now 18-month-old, Hoboken, N.J.-based cryptocurrency startup working on a “stable coin” whose elastic supply would ostensibly expand and contract to keep its

Basis, a year-old startup that’s building a price-stable cryptocurrency, just raised $133 million from top investors

If you own any Bitcoin, you’re probably in the habit of watching its price fluctuate wildly. What you aren’t doing is using your Bitcoin to buy things. It’s too valuable, not to ment

Basis Launches A Limited Edition Titanium Peak, Updates Bands And App

Basis, the Intel subsidiary that builds watches for tracking your health and sleep habits, is today dropping a lighter, classier version of its Peak tracker made from titanium. It's also launching a n

Basis Unveils The Peak, A Smarter Fitness Tracker

Today Basis is taking the lid off of the Peak, its followup to its Basis B1 fitness tracker. Like its predecessor, it's a device focused on tracking your health, fitness, and sleep, but with this time

Intel’s CEO Envisions A Future Where Wearables Don’t Look Like Wearables — And It’s Not That Far Away

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich foresees a day when a wearable is no longer seen a one-size-fits-all device that you put on your wrist. That day could be coming sooner rather than later, as Intel-based weara

Samsung’s Health Event Was All Hype, No Substance

Samsung’s “Voice of the Body” event held earlier today had seemingly everything Samsung could squeeze out the door before Apple’s Healthbook’s big WWDC reveal. A cool-loo

Hands-On With The New Basis Sleep Tracker

One of the most popular wrist health trackers, the Basis B1 smartwatch, has added sleep cycles to variables it automatically tracks. I got my hands on an early beta version (which is now publicly avai

Basis Refreshes Its Fitness Tracker, Adds Improved Sleep Analytics

The quantified self movement has grown to the point where you could easily bedeck your limbs with thousands of dollars of tracking gadgets, and the race to measure your movement isn’t going to end a

Basis Fitness Watchmaker Raises $11.75M To Build A Cross-Device Health Data Hub

Fitbits, FuelBands, and Jawbones don't matter and neither does their data unless they make us healthier. That's why Basis wants to build a platform that unites our fragmented quantified self data and

A Week With The Sync Burn, A Battery-Powered Fitness Band

Fitness bands are a dime a dozen these days. Everyone has one, it seems, from audio manufacturers like <a href="">Jawbone</a> to upstarts like <a href="https://techcr

Hands-On With CE Week’s Hottest Wearable Tech

<a href="">Wearable technology</a> is all the rage right now, and I'm not just talking about Google Glass or

Basis Lands $11.5M, Adds Esther Dyson & Deepak Chopra As Advisors As It Beefs Up Production Of Its Wearable Health Tracker

Back in November, <a target="_blank" href="">Basis</a> officially took on Jawbone, Nike and Fitbit, <a href="

Fly Or Die: Smart Watch Edition

As the race toward mainstream wearable computing <a href="">heats up</a>, watche

Following Fitbit’s New Wristband, Basis Unveils First Android App, To Go Live In March; iOS To Follow

Quantified Self enthusiasts are getting their fair share of excitement at CES this week. <a target="_blank" href="">Basis</a> first unveiled its intriguing health-tracking watch

Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its $199 Health Tracking Band

For <a target="_blank" href="">Quantified Self</a> devotees, data hounds and fitness enthusiasts, it's a good time to be alive. Recent improvements in sens

Basis Unveils Web Interface For Sensor-Laden Fitness Band

The makers of the Basis fitness band were at Pepcom's Digital Experience event showing off their namesake accessory, but that's not all that they wanted to reveal. They also demoed their new web inter

Basis Reveals An Awesome New Affordable Heart And Health Tracker You Can Wear On Your Wrist

After raising $9 million in venture funding from <a href="">Norwest Venture Partners</a> and <a href="