Running apps still lag behind on privacy and security

Some of the most popular running apps are still lagging behind on security and privacy. That’s the verdict from security researchers who examined the leading running apps five years apart and fo

Google Fit gets a redesign, adds Heart Points and coaching

Google Fit is getting a major update today. The company’s activity tracking app has been around for a few years now but until today, it pretty much worked and looked that same as on the day it l

Get popcorn and watch T&Cs for 30 apps being read aloud over 24 hours…

Terms and conditions suck, as we've said before. They are designed to be impenetrably unreadable to convince app users not to bother. The 'Click here to AGREE' button might as well have a giant cartoo

Fitness App Runkeeper To Be Acquired By Running Shoe Maker ASICS

Runkeeper is set to become the latest fitness startup to be acquired by a workout gear company. Jason Jacobs, the startup’s co-founder and chief executive officer, announced today that his company h

Runkeeper’s New Apple Watch App Lets You Ditch Your iPhone When Tracking Your Runs

With the release of the second version of Apple's Watch operating system, watchOS 2, apps can be loaded directly onto the device and run natively, instead of being tied to the iPhone. Today, the Runke

How Uber Can Protect Consumer Privacy

Uber knows who you are, your email address, and your credit card number. As consumers, we willingly offer up and share all of this information with the company because the data is what makes Uber so g

Mystery Shopping Service Mobee Acquires Kickscout, The Startup From RunKeeper Co-founder Michael Sheeley

Boston-based <a target="_blank" href="">Mobee</a>, the <a href="

FwdHealth Tracks And Reports Your Health To Employers In An Effort To Cut Insurance Costs

There's no doubt that the cost of healthcare in the U.S. is a hot topic of debate, but a new startup called <a target="_blank" href="!why/cngp">FwdHealth</a> is looking to joi

RunKeeper For Pebble Arrives, Bringing Run, Walk And Bike Ride Progress Tracking To The Smart Watch

So far, the Pebble smart watch has done little besides offer up watch faces for users to tinker with, but the apps are starting to come in, and today marks the much-anticipated debut of early marquee

Lace Up Your Shoes, RunKeeper 3.0 Hits In Time For New Years With A New Interface And Improved Social Features

The world needs more people in skin tight lululemon and short shorts that would make even the UPS man blush. Our culture's healthy obsession with running in large circles helps combat our other nation

With Fitbit And RunKeeper Data, Notch Offers A Creative Way To Visualize Your Health

It's a good time to be a healthy geek -- and to start becoming one. Of late, we've seen an exponential increase in digital health data thanks to growing popularity of a new generation of smart, wearab

Zuckerberg: Spotify, Airbnb, Nike+ And Runkeeper Are Killing It

On stage at <a href="">TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco</a>, <a target="_blank" href="">Mark Zuckerberg

RunKeeper Co-Founder And COO Michael Sheeley Exits Company

<a href="">Michael Sheeley</a>, the co-founder of super popular health and fitness analytics app <a href="">RunKeeper</a>, stepp

(Founder Stories) RunKeeper: Striving To Becoming The Facebook For Health

Having launched Runkeeper in 2008 with the help of <a href="">"moonlighting e

(Founder Stories) RunKeeper: Jacobs’ Strategy For Raising Capital

<a href="!/jjacobs22">Jason Jacobs</a> is the co-founder and CEO of <a href="">RunKeeper</a>, one of the initial 200 apps sold in the iPhone app store. Th

Runtastic launches hardware line, enters U.S.

<img src="" class="shot2" />The <a href="">Quantified Self</a> movement has produced a number of startups

Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners <a href="" target="_blank">GigaOm</a>

RunKeeper Adds New Integration To Its Health Graph In Hopes Of Building 'The Facebook Of Fitness'

<img src="" /> You may have heard about the social graph and the interest graph, but what about the health gra

Runtastic crosses 2 million downloads and hits profitability

<img class="shot2" src="" alt="" /> Sports tracking platform <a href="">Runtastic</a> has announced that it's crossed

Can The Internet Make You Healthier?

<img src="" class="shot2"/><em>Editor's note: This guest post was written by <a href="">Jason Jacobs
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