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IDC wearables analysis: Fitbit continues to lead way amid alarming Apple decline

By james

Picture credit: Fitbit The latest figures from IDC show Fitbit continues to lead the way in global wearable device sales, but Apple slides alarmingly down the table. According to the most recent WorldRead more

It's official, Fitbit has acquired Pebble

By Ryan

(Image Credit: Pebble) After rumours last week, the acquisition of Pebble's assets by Fitbit has been finalised. We've reached out to Fitbit for more information on how much PebbleRead more

Gartner warns of wearable device drop out in latest missive

By wearabletech

(c)iStock.com/LDProd The latest research note from analyst firm Gartner argues that wearables need to be more useful and dropout is a ‘serious problem’ for the industry. The 2016 Gartner PRead more

New research reveals challenges and missed opportunities for wearables in clinical trials

By wearabletech

(c)iStock.com/Sezeryadigar A ‘significant’ number of biopharma companies are not actively incorporating wearable technology into their clinical trials, according to a new study from the LiRead more

Osterhout Design Group secures $58m series A round to boost smartglasses arm

By wearabletech

(c)iStock.com/tuk69tuk Mobile AR/VR smartglasses developer and manufacturer Osterhout Design Group (ODG) has closed a $58 million series A funding round with the participation of Shenzhen O-film Tech,Read more

Pebble declined $740m from Citizen last year, now it's reportedly selling to Fitbit for $34m

By Ryan

(Image Credit: iStockPhoto/Mlenny) Pebble was the original Kickstarter success story and remains today as one of the most-funded campaigns in the crowdfunding platform's history. The device helpeRead more

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