Apple faces antitrust lawsuit for alleged monopoly in heart-rate technology for the Apple Watch

//Apple faces antitrust lawsuit for alleged monopoly in heart-rate technology for the Apple Watch

Apple faces antitrust lawsuit for alleged monopoly in heart-rate technology for the Apple Watch

A Silicon Valley company has filed an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple of cornering the market for heart-rate monitoring technology for the Apple Watch, and endangering wearers’ health.In a complaint filed late on Tuesday night, AliveCor said Apple shut out rivals by changing the heart-rate algorithm on its watch’s operating system, making rival technology incompatible.AliveCor sells KardiaBand, an Apple Watch wristband capable of recording an electrocardiogram, and SmartRhythm, an app that…

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