Google Steps Into Crowded Wearables Field - Buys Fitbit For $2.1BGoogle's parent company is acquiring FitBit. For about $2.1 billion Google is wading into the crowded field of smartwatches and fitness technology.
Investigators Turn To Fitbit Data In Search Of Missing Iowa College StudentThe FBI and state investigators have also been using digital forensic searches of her social media accounts, cellphone and fitness tracker in an effort to find 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts.
Fitbit Employees Charged with Stealing Trade SecretsProsecutors have charged one current and five former employees of Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone.
Your Alexa And Fitbit Can Testify Against You In CourtWelcome to the new digital age, when the devices that surround us can become star witnesses in our prosecution.
Police: Wife's Fitbit Logs Steps After Husband Says She DiedPolice in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015.
Fitbit Tracks Steps; Now It Wants To Chart Your Deep SleepFitbit, whose devices encourage people to walk 10,000 steps each day, now wants to put them to sleep as well. Now, Fitbit will offer deeper sleep tracking on some of its devices.
Pebble Discontinuing Smartwatches After Sale To FitbitSmartwatch maker Pebble is no longer manufacturing or selling its devices after the bulk of the company was bought by Fitbit. The company said that its devices will continue to work for now, but might lose functionality in the future.
Fitness Tracker Test: Does Price Equal Accuracy?The seemingly endless choices for fitness trackers can make choosing one an overwhelming task. Consumer reporter Cristin Severance put fitness trackers to the test to see if price equals accuracy.
Fitbit IPO Priced At $20 Per ShareFitness-tracking device maker Fitbit on Wednesday priced its initial public offering of stock at $20 per share, slightly more than anticipated, ahead of trading on Thursday.
Fitbit Files For $100 Million IPOFitbit, the maker of a popular line of wearable fitness tracking devices, filed for an IPO worth up to $100 million. Fitbit said that it has sold almost 21 million devices since 2011.