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Apple Hires Stanford Digital Health Researcher Dr. Sumbul Desai

Apple is quickly moving forward with efforts to build out its own health products. On Friday, Stanford confirmed to Internet Health Management that Dr. Sumbul Desai, a key figure in January's launch of the Stanford Center for Digital Health, will be leaving for an unknown role at Apple. Desai started at Stanford as a resident physician...

Steve Jobs’ Legendary Stanford Commencement Speech ‘Almost’ Never Happened

Steve Jobs’ upcoming new biography titled Becoming Steve Jobs (Pre-order at Amazon), an excerpt of which was also published earlier this week by Fast Company, has revealed that Jobs' legendary Stanford commencement speech almost never happened, thanks to a series of setbacks that morning. The book, written by Brent Schlender and Fast Company executive editor Rick Tetzeli, notes that...

Free Stanford Lectures on Developing iOS 8 Apps and Swift Hit iTunes U

If you’ve been following Stanford University’s free iOS development courses available in iTunes U, new courses have been released today to include content for iOS 8 and Swift (via Blog do iPhone): Course Description Updated for iOS 8 and Swift. Tools and APIs required to build applications for the iPhone and iPad platforms using the...

Stanford University’s $90 iPhone Add-On Replaces Expensive Ophthalmology Kits

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have developed an iPhone camera add-on called the ‘EyeGo', that allows anyone with minimal training to capture, store and share high-quality images of the front and back of the eye. The portable iPhone accessory, which is expected to sell for around $90, can replace specialist ophthalmology equipment costing tens of thousands...