First, insurance companies gave us black boxes to put in our cars so they could track our driving, in exchange for discounts when we refrain from speeding. Now, they're coming for our bodies.
The New York Times reports that John Hancock will be the first life insurance company that will offer discounts to Americans who agree to wear an activity tracker:
People who sign up will receive a free Fitbit monitor, which can be set to automatically u...
There's a good chance you have a score on your computer or smartphone that says how big a fan you are of pot. It was calculated by a company you’ve never heard of, packaged up in a cookie designated for you, and placed on your device as you browsed the Internet; it determined what kind of online ads you saw if pot legalization was a voting issue in your state last November.