Apple is among the biggest names when it comes to the markets of technology. The company has been innovating the markets like never before, and has been adding a whole new element of design to it. The company has constantly been innovating the way the markets of technology function. In their quest to move forward, they keep on acquiring smaller companies and startups. Their latest acquisition is that of Gliimpse, a health based startup.
This startup has been created by two Indian origin entrepreneurs, and has been around for a while. As per the reports, the company had taken over earlier, but the news broke recently. The startup was founded by the duo in the year 2013. Gliimpse is a safe platform for the users to store and share their medical data. The users can track their health and fitness over time.
One of the founder mentions it on his LinkedIn that the app was created out of a personal need. The startup grew really popular, and caught Apple’s eye. Apple has been working on acquiring a number of health based startups over the past few months. The company took over HealthKit, CareKit, and ResearchKit. These are startups which allow doctors to access the health and wellness data of the users online.
Apple has released the HealthKit app, which allows the users to monitor their personal health data. The company has in an acquisition spree. They recently took over the Machine Learning platform Turi in a $200 Million deal a few weeks ago. When contacted about the Gliimpse app, and their plans with it, Apple replied with the same statement they use when contacted about their acquisitions, which reads: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” As of now these are the only details we have on Apple’s acquisition of Gliimpse. Keep following us for more information as it breaks out!