Congress probes period tracking apps and data brokers over abortion privacy concerns

The U.S. House Oversight Committee is probing a collection of period tracking apps and data brokers in light of emerging concerns about how private health data might be weaponized in the dawning post-

Period tracker Stardust surges following Roe reversal, but its privacy claims aren’t airtight

Period tracking app Stardust surged to the top of the U.S. Apple App Store in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade after the app promised it will encrypt its users’ pri

Amazon introduces Amazon Glow, an interactive, video calling device for kids and families

Amazon today introduced Amazon Glow, a new, interactive device aimed at families that allows kids to interact with family members and other remote loved ones over video calls. While something of a com

Glow raises $2.3M to help podcasters make money

Glow is a new startup that says it wants to help podcasters build media business. That’s something co-founder and CEO Amira Valliani said she tried to do herself. After a career that included wo

It’s a new era for fertility tech

We explored venture capitalists' latest bets on fertility and contraception tech, including Modern Fertility, Extend Fertility, Natural Cycles, Nurx, Clue and more.

Serious privacy flaws discovered in Glow fertility tracker app

There are scores of startups making fertility tracker and family planning apps today, but a Consumer Reports investigation has singled out Glow Inc. for serious security and privacy flaws. First, Cons

Glow Debuts A New App For Tracking Baby’s Milestones, Plus Plans For Premium Services

Glow, the company behind a suite of apps for tracking female and male fertility, pregnancy, menstruation, and sexual health, is again expanding its lineup with the launch of an application for new par

More Than A Dozen Startups Pledge To Cover Breast Cancer Testing Costs Through Color Genomics

Color Genomics, a genetic testing startup from a few early Twitter veterans, is using its deep ties within the startup community to get more than a dozen startups and venture firms to cover half the c

Baby-Making App Glow Gets Into Sex Ed With Ruby, An iOS App For Women’s Sexual Health

Glow, the app that aims to help women get pregnant (or not) launched a new iOS app for women's sexual health today called Ruby. Ruby is similar to the other Glow family of products, but is tailored

The Glow App Now Tracks Male Fertility

Glow, the app that helps couples track fertility cycles, today released an update that will help couples keep track of men’s reproductive health as well as women. Male partners can now also hav

PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin To Speak At Disrupt SF 2014 About His Latest Startup, Affirm

We’re happy to announce that PayPal co-founder, Yahoo board member and self-proclaimed crypto-nerd Max Levchin will be returning to the Disrupt stage in September. Last year, Levchin spoke wit

VCs Find Fertile Ground In Women’s Health

Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors may be predominately male, but they're fully attuned to the women's health market. Mobile health apps have become increasingly popular as consumers seek t

Glow, The Fertility App Founded By Max Levchin, Crosses 1,000 User Pregnancies

Now that it's been a little over four months since its <a href="">public launch</a>, Glow, the fertility app founded by Max Levchin, is finally tal

Glow, The Fertility App Founded By Max Levchin, Partners With MyFitnessPal To Add BMI Data To Babymaking

<a target="_blank" href="">Glow</a>, the fertility tracking app co-founded by <a target="_blank" href="">Max Levchin</a>, is announcin

Backed With $6M, Max Levchin’s Glow App For Tracking Female Fertility Debuts On The App Store

<a target="_blank" href="">Glow</a>, the fertility tracking iOS app co-founded by <a target="_blank" href="">Max Levchin</a>, is makin