Why This Insurer Wants You to Wear a Health Tracker

This story appears in the May 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » While investors and venture capitalists struggle to find ways to monetize wearable technology, New York-based Oscar Insurance has made it a critical component of policyholders’ daily lives.  Customers can request a plastic, Bluetooth-enabled Misfit Flash pendant for free and wear it to keep track of daily …

5 Things to Remember When Choosing Cyber Security Insurance

Image credit:Brett Davies | Flickr A robust cyber security insurance policy can be tricky to procure, even for the most meticulous wealth management firms. Interest in cyber insurance has surged over the past year following a number of high-profile hackings, including one announced earlier this month involving the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. In response, many …

Insurers Are Split on Obamacare Performance

Image credit:Shutterstock U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc on Friday said its business that includes individual Obamacare health plans had performed as expected, following on earlier news that UnitedHealth Group Inc might exit the unprofitable market. Aetna said in a regulatory filing that its individual business had continued to perform in line with its projections through October. It …

4 Ways Driverless Cars Will Change the Transportation Industry

Having a tech product like Tesla's autopilot or Google's and Uber's self-driving cars in the automotive industry means things are about to take a drastic change. With self-driving technology set to fully take over our roads by 2020, and several states already seeing Uber self-driving cars taking passengers around, the type of change we're going to see …