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Nokia has announced plans to acquire French digital health firm Withings for US$191 million in cash, a sign of a bigger push into the consumer tech market on the part of the Finnish company.
Qualcomm has announced Snapdragon Wear, a new platform for designers of wearable devices like smartwatches and fitness trackers. It also revealed the Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC, a chip that will enable more powerful features and connectivity options on the next generation of wearables.
Research firm Gartner estimates that smartwatches will contribute 40% of all sales revenue from wearable devices in 2016. Hit the link to find out more!
Analytics firm Netbase released a luxury brand report last week stating that the Apple Watch is the most popular talked-about luxury watch brand on social media from 2014 to 2015, but Rolex remains the most liked brand.
9to5Mac has confirmed that the second generation Apple Watch will not be launched at the March event. Apple is said to be introducing the iPad Air 3, new band colors and WatchOS 2.2 for the Apple Watch. Read on to find out more!