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Former Fitbit Employees Indicted for Allegedly Stealing Trade Secrets From Jawbone

One current and five former Fitbit employees accused of knowingly stealing trade secrets from former employer Jawbone, which ceased operation in 2017, have been indicted. The two companies have gone to court in the past over similar allegations. If convicted, the defendants could face up to 10 years in prison. Read More >>

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Jawbone Goes Out Of Business

Jawbone is no more, with the fitness tracker and Bluetooth speaker company CEO liquidating the business' assets, and moving on to the medical software and hardware industry. Read More >>

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Jawbone Vs Fitbit is the Apple-Samsung War Nobody Cares About

Apple’s patent wars with Samsung are the stage for a multi-billion pound fight for cash, bragging rights, and ideally control of the entire smartphone industry. Jawbone vs Fitbit is equally vicious and petty, but with far less at stake. Read More >>

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Jawbone’s Newest Fitness Tracker Brings Mobile Payments to Your Wrist

I’ve wanted a fitness tracker for years. Something discreet with good battery life that not only quantifies my movement but also packages the data in a way I can understand. The UP3 promised that and more last autumn, and now its ready to ship but it’s bringing along two new friends. Read More >>

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Bestmodo: The Five Best Fitness Trackers for Christmas

It's still far from clear when the kind of footpods that Adidas have been messing about with for years suddenly morphed into "wearables". But if you want to track physical activity, there's now a bewildering number of wristbands to do it with. But which are best? Read More >>

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Jawbone’s UP3 Brings More Fashion to Fitness Trackers

Everybody's vying for fitness tracker dominance. Microsoft released its Band last week, and new models of the Fitbit and Basis smartwatches are on the way. Now, Jawbone wants create a fashionable fitness tracker that you wouldn't mind wearing all day. Read More >>

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Jawbone Announces Rival-Device Integration

Jawbone's excellent app will now sync with rival wearable devices from Fitbit, Pebble, Android Wear and yes, the iWatch, when it comes (via HealthKit). And oh, there's a firmware update for the Up24 that doubles its battery life from one week to two. What's not to like? [The Verge] Read More >>

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Samsung’s New Bluetooth Speaker Looks Awfully Familiar

No, that's not an picture of Jawbone's now-iconic Jambox Bluetooth speaker. It is, in fact, the new Samsung Level Box mini. Read More >>

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How Cities Sleep, Visualised

People in Melbourne get the most, those in Tokyo the least. No, get your mind out of the gutter: we're talking about sleep here, and how much of it the inhabitants of certain cities manage to actually get. Read More >>

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Jawbone’s New UP24 Finally Brings Bluetooth to the Party

It's kind of hard to believe, but Jawbone—a company that was built on Bluetooth—didn't have a wireless radio in the first two iterations of its fitness tracker, the Jawbone UP. That finally changes today with the introduction of the Jawbone UP24. Read More >>

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How to Get More Out of Your Jawbone UP Using Third-Party Apps and IFTTT

So you've got a Jawbone UP. Congratulations. Now you’re rocking the dinky little fitness tracker on your wrist, you're well on the path towards healthier living. But did you know that, in addition to the standard UP app that is used to log your daily movement and sleep cycle (iOS/Android), there's a whole suite of apps to make it even more useful? Read More >>

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You Can Finally Get the ‘New’ Jawbone Fitness Tracker in the UK

The original 2011 Jawbone UP was notable for being one of the first fitness trackers, and also notable for sucking unbelievably badly. Nonetheless, Jawbone took the UP and last year released a new, 'improved' version. It's been available in the US for a few months, but now it's finally made its way over the Atlantic. I wonder how many calories that burnt... Read More >>

gadgets
Jawbone Accounts Compromised

If you use a Jambox, now might be a real good time to change your MyTalk password: Jawbone's servers have been hacked, and a swathe of users have had their details swiped. Read More >>

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10 Celebrity Designer Gadgets

Thanks to the influence of a certain Cupertino-based company, sleek, well-designed gadgets are becoming the norm -- in fact, we're at a point now when almost all mainstream consumer electronics look eerily similar, amirite Samsung? Read More >>