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Researchers draw energy from body motion to power wearables

Researchers in Korea are working on a way to solve the battery life problem in the wearables market. 

Enterprises are finding many use cases for wearables

While consumers seem unimpressed by wearables such as Google Glass, enterprises are finding many use cases for these devices. One company that has stepped up to the plate in providing apps for wearables is the enterprise software giant SAP.

News Scan: More IT exec titles in C-suite alphabet soup; Most employees want you to pay for their wearables; More

The top news stories for Jan. 23, 2015.

Spotlight: The Internet of Things has 4 big data problems

In his post in O'Reilly Radar, Alistair Croll points out four very large and looming big data problems in the Internet of Things. One of them is "datamandering" or data sprawl.

For healthcare, Google Glass training value is crystal clear

For many IT leaders, Google Glass may seem like just another tech fashion craze. But there are a couple of industries that definitely see its value now, with healthcare leading the way.

News Scan: This time, Apple wants the iPhone to bend; Wearables attract enterprises, frustrate consumers; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Jan. 6, including a potential iPhone that is meant to bend, wearables hit or miss depending on the market, the likely path of the small drone industry, how Samsung plans to get connected and what Amsterdam is doing to better inform its citizens.

IU researchers developing privacy settings for wearable cameras

Many people and organizations have expressed privacy concerns with the public use of wearable cameras. Now, Indiana University and Dartmouth College professors are working on developing privacy settings to protect people caught unaware by those cameras.

What the IBM-Apple alliance might mean for wearables in the enterprise

Certainly, the IBM-Apple enterprise mobility alliance will help corporate adoption of the iPad. But the alliance could also help the adoption of wearables in the enterprise, argues Valentine Matula with Avaya.

Companies can now opt for wearables as part of a corporate wellness program

Companies wanting to spruce up their corporate wellness programs may find the answer in a new mobile health, or mHealth, product called the Activity Kit Health Solution.

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The top news stories for Dec. 3, 2014.