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Many of us are likely to find a smartwatch or fitness wearable under the Christmas tree this year, most of them claiming to help improve our health and well-being in some way.

Fitbit desperately needs a hit. The company unveiled its first smartwatch on Monday, hoping that the health-focused features of the device will reverse the hardware maker’s declining influence in the wearables market

Jawbone is liquidating, though its CEO is starting again with a company that moves out of the fitness-tracker business in favour of health-related products, an area that deeper-pocketed rivals also are entering. Founded in 1999, Jawbone