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Thu, Sep 04

Apple balances privacy issues with health data access

This week, Apple has updated its privacy policy to try and ensure that developers don’t market personal healthcare data to advertisers and brokers.

The company is betting big on its new HealthKit platform, part of iOS 8. It gives developers a set of APIs to share their apps’ data with Apple’s own Health app, which aggregates and displays data such as blood pressure, heart rate and exercise stats.

Read more from Forbes.