health information technology

Tech giants expand support for ‘a passwordless world’

By Kat Jercich for Healthcare IT News Apple, Google and Microsoft announced Thursday that they planned to expand support for a common standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium that does not require a password to sign in. “This will simplify sign-ins across devices, websites and applications no matter the…

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Police use woman’s Fitbit data to arrest suspect in her murder

By Julie Spitzer for Becker’s Hospital Review The San Jose (Calif.) Police Department used heart rate data from a murder victim’s Fitbit to determine when she died and ultimately capture the man charged with killing her, The New York Times reports. A co-worker found 67-year-old Karen Navarra dead in her home on Sept. 13. Ms.…

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