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...
Ever since the advent of the smartphone age, we have agonized over how to take vacations that allow us to get away from “the monster that is consuming us.” But we need our smartphones on vacation; they have replaced our guidebooks and our cameras.