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The creator of Snoo, the $1,200 high-tech bassinet just came out with a baby swaddle

“Five-second” baby swaddle Sleepea (pronounced “sleepy”) is a sleep sack for your little one promising to be more efficient and effective than the other swaddles on the market.

Leesa mattresses are now in Pottery Barn

You can now find Leesa mattresses, one of the many mattress-in-a-box startups, at Pottery Barn online. Pottery Barn parent company Williams-Sonoma announced the partnership today, saying in a press re

Mattress startup Purple launches in 13 Mattress Firm store locations

A number of bed-in-a-box startups have taken different approaches to selling their mattresses and bed ware in the last year. Casper and Tuft and Needle, for instance, launched their own branded physic

Researchers use radio waves to wirelessly monitor sleep patterns

MIT researchers have unveiled a new method for wirelessly monitoring sleep. The whole thing works a bit like echolocation -- radio waves are beamed off a sleeping subject and changes in the body are d

Tracking my life with tech to improve my life

There’s this idea that if we quantify and track our lives, our lives will be better. But I’m not so sure about that. Over the past week, I’ve tracked both my sleep and bedroom air qu

Sana Health aims to stop insomnia with smart goggles

When Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard set out to fly around the world in a plane that uses no fuel, he knew he wasn’t going to get much rest. During the journey, he would be able to sleep,

WinkBeds’ new mattress has built-in heating and cooling

WinkBeds, a direct-to-consumer mattress company that competes with other mattress startups like Casper and Tufts & Needle, is launching a mattress with built-in heating and cooling functionality.

Beddit 3 knows if you’ve been sleeping. It knows if you’re awake.

Jolted into existence with a $500,000 Indiegogo campaign back in 2013, followed by a version 2 that was sold in Apple Stores all over the world, Beddit is back with a third generation of its popular a

Basis Peak watches recalled, service shutting down due to overheating

Basis Peak, a fitness watch tracking your health and sleep habits, is now being recalled by the company after reports of overheating. The Intel subsidiary first sent a statement about the overheating

Fitbit’s newest feature reminds you to go to bed

Sleep is an important part of your overall health and wellbeing, which is why Fitbit this morning is rolling out a new feature that will help you establish a more consistent sleep routine as well as

Don’t want your startup to fail? Arianna Huffington tells founders to go to bed

Sleep deprivation is the undoing of startup founders, according to Arianna Huffington . “There is this kind of founder myth that if you are a founder you can’t afford to get enough sleep,

Chase down those ZZZ’s with new Sleepfulness app

If you've ever looked at meditation and thought "that stuff just sends me to sleep," you may just be onto something. Mindfulness Everywhere recently released Sleepfulness, an app to help you pull the

Sleep++ 2.0 Proves That There’s Still A Market For Apple Watch Apps

The Apple Watch was supposed to become the new thriving platform and App Store for third-party apps. 10 months later, it's hard to name popular Watch apps. And there are reasons why the Apple Watch Ap

Study Finds Social Media Leads To Sleep Disturbance

Just when you thought it was safe to click on that funny Facebook video of an aardvark carrying a shovel to dig a hole under a cinderblock wall while a pair of Peruvian flute-players cavort in green o

Misfit Launches An SDK For Its Sleep And Activity Tracking, Including Shine Enterprise Partners

Activity tracking and wellness startup Misfit continues to diversify its operation away from being a straightforward hardware play, with a new software development kit announced today. The Misfit Dev

Jawbone Looks At UP Data To See How Many Were Woken Up By The Napa Earthquake

Jawbone has shown one of the more interesting ways data gathered on its platform might be used for large-scale population studies: The fitness tracker company looked at its cumulative UP data to find

Meditation Resource Calm Raises Another $500K+ For An App That Helps You Focus, De-stress And Sleep

Calm.com, a company that began as an online relaxation resource that gives information-overloaded computer users a healthy mental break in their days before making the move to mobile early last year,

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

The “Zizz” Is An Intelligent Sleep Mask That Helps You Get Better Zzz’s

At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 this past week, a Warsaw-based startup called <a target="_blank" href="http://intelclinic.com/">IQ Intelclinic</a> was showing off an intelligent sleeping mask which uses

Study: Too Much Technology Has Destroyed Our Ability To Sleep

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/sheep.jpg" />It would appear that our increased reliance on technology has destroyed our ability to have a good night's sleep. So says th
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