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Nobody wants his or her personal trainer around all the time. But constant monitoring, as in 24-by-7, may be what it takes to be an elite athlete, or to improve your health and fitness. At Demo, a company called BodyMedia introduced a "pro" version of its monitoring system. When you're wearing an armband or patch, pictured here, BodyMedia's system tracks calories burned, activity, and sleep patterns. Once your data is loaded into BodyMedia's new ProConnect app, it's available to your trainer and coach anytime, anywhere.
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
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