Google parent Alphabet is in talks for a potential acquisition of smartwatch maker Fitbit, a move that could bolster its hardware business while also increasing antitrust scrutiny.
Despite growing competition, Garmin has boosted full-year guidance, with its fitness and outdoor trackers expected to grow a combined 23% this year.
Fitbit has announced its first smartwatch with Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant built in, alongside a new subscription service for personalised fitness programmes and well-being tools.
Garmin shares rallied 17% to their highest level in 11 years as demand for watches from outdoor enthusiasts helped fourth-quarter earnings beat the highest estimates.
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.
In the latest episode of TalkCentral, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the seemingly better news on ICT emerging from government.
First National Bank clients who own certain Garmin and Fitbit smartwatches can now use them to “tap to pay” at retail outlets where tap-based payments are supported.
Internet users throughout the European Union – and, in some cases, in the rest of the world as well – are starting to get gently pushed toward accepting various companies’ new service and privacy terms that
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