- News tagged "fitbit"
Sunday, 15 Jan 2017
Sources told the Financial Times that Fitbit wanted to acquire Jawbone in December 2016, but talks between the two companies failed in the end. Read on to find out why.
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017
Fitbit has made another acquisition in the wearable space.
Thursday, 8 Dec 2016
Pebble, one of the pioneers of the smartwatch industry has confirmed that it is ceasing operations and will no longer manufacture Pebble devices, following a buy out by Fitbit.
Tuesday, 6 Dec 2016
A recent finding by research firm IDC revealed that the wearables market is dominated by fitness trackers, not smartwatches.
Friday, 2 Dec 2016
The Pebble brand may be phased out after the acquisition.
Wednesday, 30 Nov 2016
Piper Jaffray conducted a survey of 1,000 people on their most wanted gifts this Christmas and one device came up top with a significant margin ahead of the rest.
Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016
Fitbit has just announced two new activity trackers. The Charge 2 with heart-rate monitoring, and the "swim-proof" Flex 2.
Friday, 20 May 2016
Fitbit recently acquired mobile payment firm Coin and plans to accelerate its development of an active NFC payment solution for its future wearables.
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
International Data Corporation (IDC) released its Q1 2016 report for the global wearables market which shows Fitbit still taking the lead ahead of Xiaomi, Apple and Samsung.
Thursday, 24 Mar 2016
The smartwatch startup will be laying off 40 employees this week. Pebble's CEO attributes the decision to slower fundraising response.