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Netflix arranged a surprise proposal for two streaming superfans

Netflix is to dating what going to the movies once was, so it makes a lot of sense that couples would remember the streaming service and some of its signature shows as key facets in the progress of th

FitGenie is applying AI to automate nutrition planning

It may well turn out, as technologists are already suspecting, that AI makes everything better. But plenty of startup founders are still in the experimental phase of figuring out whether -- or maybe

Prepared food distribution service Power Supply rebrands as Territory and raises $6.7 million

If you thought the world didn't need another prepared food distribution and delivery service, apparently you'd be wrong, as the newly minted startup Territory has managed to pull in $6.7 million for i

Goal-Tracking And Self-Improvement App Lift Adds Personal Coaching, Raises $1.1M More

Lift, the mobile app incubated by Twitter co-founders’ Obvious Corp., launched last year to help people build healthier habits and achieve their goals by offering a simple way to track your pro

Kurbo Health Raises $5.8 Million To Fight Childhood Obesity Via An App, Live Now On iOS

Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription service focused on fighting childhood obesity through the use of simple food diaries and live coaching, is today opening its doors to all families who want to sign

Kurbo Health Debuts A Mobile Service To Help Fight Childhood Obesity

This afternoon on the TechCrunch Disrupt stage in New York, Kurbo Health debuted its mobile subscription service designed to teach children -- and their families -- how to eat healthy. The overall ide

Taiwan Fitness Startup iFit Raises $900K In Seed Funding

iFit, a Taiwanese fitness startup and online community (not to be confused with the fitness tracking app iFit), has raised $900,000 in seed funding from Cherubic Ventures, a venture capital firm that

Sources: Munchery Raising An Additional $20M For Its Gourmet Meal Delivery Service

San Francisco-based Munchery, the startup that offers prepared gourmet meals on demand, is in the process of raising a new $20 million funding round, multiple sources familiar with the deal have revea

GymPact, The App That Pays You For Working Out, Relaunches As Pact With New Diet Features

GymPact, the app that makes you pay--literally--if you don't meet your exercise goals, has a new name, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gym-pact.com/">Pact</a>, and two new diet-oriented features f

Japanese company sells male-only combat cookies to fight obesity

Japanese health and beauty care company Greenhouse [JP] offers a special kind of cookies that are supposedly able to support men who are on a diet. The so-called Otoko no kanpan – Sentou Ryousho

Shed Some Flab With Your Wii

When the Wii first debuted last year, gamers thought they’d be whipping themselves into shape by playing titles like Wii Sports and Madden ’07. Now, it’s confirmed that instead of go