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News Scan: Opponents of cybersecurity bill flood Senate offices with 6.1 million faxes; Box taps former HP exec Paul Chapman as its new CIO: More

The top news stories for July 30, 2015.

New health app acts in real-time on incoming Apple HealthKit data

Look for more apps to arrive that act on user health data – from wearables to medical lab reports – to prompt users to take preventative or emergency action.

Insurance company finds success in Google Glass trial

A 90-year-old insurance company has found success in Google Glass, according to an article at Baseline. Pennsylvania-based Erie Insurance Group suited up their adjusters with the smartglasses in December 2014 and wrapped up the trial in February of this year.

Tempered Glass: Google's revamped smartglasses project will reportedly focus on the enterprise

It seems that the latest push for Google Glass – which the company never truly gave up on – will focus on the workplace and professionals who would benefit from a hands-free, eye-activated computer system. Reports of unnamed sources "familiar" with the next iteration of Google Glass said the company has started referring to the project as "Enterprise Edition" or "Google Glass EE."

News Scan: CIOs can actually unplug and unwind this summer; Complexity, lack of resources dooming many big data projects; More

The top news stories for June 23, 2015.

Smartwatches dominate enterprise wearable interest, 451 Research found

We've reported that wearables like smartwatches and smartglasses have enterprise potential, and now there are more statistics to back that up.

Quantum introduces smartglasses interface to make navigation through AR easier

Quantum Interface, a user interface and experience company, officially introduced on Monday an interface that lets users more easily perform actions while wearing smartglasses using augmented reality.

Google's Soli radar chip uses hand movements to perform tasks on wearables, IoT devices

Google's recently unveiled Soli, a chip that lets users perform tasks on devices using hand gestures, could allow for new kinds of apps that could prove useful in the enterprise. 

Here's Google's vision for how phones, watches and IoT will work together

Google developers offered up some details about how they built some of Android's location-aware apps, like an automatic car finder feature, and said that new products like watches and connected devices promise much more interesting apps in the future. 

Disney's MagicBands program has lessons for other businesses

Disney said that it's MagicBands program is so successful that the company plans to expand it, according to a Reuters story.