Apple buys health startup founded by Indian-origin duo

Apple has acquired HealthKit, CareKit and ResearchKit startups that allow patients, doctors and researchers to access important health and wellness data via a range of mobile devices.NEW YORK: Taking its interest in the digital health sector to the next level, tech giant Apple has quietly acquired personal health data startup Gliimpse founded by two Indian-origin entrepreneurs.According to media reports, the acquisition reportedly happened earlier but was not publicly announced yet.An Apple spokesperson has now responded, saying: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.”Founded in 2013 by Anil Sethi and Karthik Hariharan, Gliimpse provides a secure platform where consumers can manage and share their medical records and info.According to Sethi’s LinkedIn page, Gliimpse — like many startups — was…


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