Skip Skype, workout with friends online with Wello

Wello, a Kleiner Perkins-backed online personal training startup, has added group lessons to its online training options. The webcam-enabled live sessions let groups of up to five (including family and friends or strangers) workout together online.

Digital health funding rose 45 percent in 2012

According to health tech accelerator Rock Health, investors poured $1.4 billion into digital health companies last year, which is up 45 percent from 2011. The major areas of interest include healthcare purchasing tools for consumers, personal health tracking, Electronic Medical records and hospital administration.