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Social Goods | 14-Year-Old H&M Factory Workers, Burkini Debate, Amazon's Tax Bill

“H&M Factories in Myanmar Employed 14-Year-Old Workers“ (The Guardian)“Swedish fashion chain H&M worked with clothing factories in Myanmar where children as young as 14 toiled for more than 12 hours a day.” “The Multifaceted ‘Burkini’ Debate“ (The New York Times)“The moves by French mayors in coastal cities to ban the burkini on their beaches has put a new twist on a long-running debate in Europe …

What the Fitbit lawsuit means for clinical researchers

Dr. Samuel Volchenboum Crunch Network Contributor Dr. Samuel Volchenboum is the director of the Center for Research Informatics at the University of Chicago, a board-certified pediatric hematologist and oncologist and a co-founder of Litmus Health. How to join the network Fitbit is facing a class-action lawsuit regarding the accuracy of their heart-rate data, which have been shown to be inaccurate by a margin of up to 20 beats per …

Lumo Run’s new jogging sensor launches today – here’s how it stacks up

Lumo officially launches its smart running sensor, Lumo Run, today, and we took it for a spin around the park to tell you how it compares to other jogging tech out there. TechCrunch first caught wind of Lumo’s smart pants with the running sensor last October. It was a breakout product from its posture trainer Lumo Lift and a first step into both connected garments and …