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Tech Data eyes up wearables market with Fitbit partnership

Tech Data eyes up wearables market with Fitbit partnership

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Tech Data has strengthened its position in the fitness wearables market by tying up a partnership with Fitbit. With access to Fitbit’s full range of activity trackers, the UK distie ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 12th 2017 at 10:58AM
Fitbit takes on smart watch market with Ionic launch

Fitbit takes on smart watch market with Ionic launch

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Fitbit is taking on the likes of the Apple Watch in its bid to dominate the wearables market. With a price tag of $299.95, the Fitbit Ionic comes in at ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Aug 29th 2017 at 10:22AM
Fitbit Flex 2 explodes on user

Fitbit Flex 2 explodes on user

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Fitbit is investigating an incident where one of its products reportedly exploded on the wrist of a customer.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:20AM
Has Fitbit delayed its first proper smartwatch?

Has Fitbit delayed its first proper smartwatch?

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Wearables vendor Fitbit has long been recognised as a go-to brand for fitness trackers of all shapes and sizes, but while it dipped its toe into the smartwatch market with ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:00AM

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Fitbit confirms budget price of Pebble acquisition

Fitbit confirms budget price of Pebble acquisition

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A couple of months after it confirmed that it acquired the intellectual propety rights of Pebble, Fitbit has revealed just how much it paid for the privelege – the bargain ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 10:30AM
Pebble services will survive... until 2018

Pebble services will survive... until 2018

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Following on from its acquisition of Pebble that was announced last week, Fitbit has announced its plans for the current (and presumably final) crop of devices' software and services.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Dec 15th 2016 at 9:55AM
Fitbit confirms Pebble acquisition

Fitbit confirms Pebble acquisition

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Fitbit has confirmed it will buy Pebble’s intellectual property rights, but will not purchase its product portfolio of smartwatch devices in an undisclosed deal believed to be in the range ...

Sophia Murray
by Sophia Murray
on Dec 8th 2016 at 11:47AM
Fitbit to buy Pebble - reports

Fitbit to buy Pebble - reports

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Leading fitness-tracker maker Fitbit is near a deal to acquire troubled smartwatch vendor Pebble according to a report from The Information (subscription required). 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:33AM
Apple might be slowing down, but the Smartwatch market is booming

Apple might be slowing down, but the Smartwatch market is booming

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Smartwatch shipments have risen 60 per cent year-on-year, new research has revealed.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Nov 4th 2016 at 10:01AM
Fitbit stock plummets to all-time low

Fitbit stock plummets to all-time low

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Investors in wearables firm Fitbit probably just had quite a restless night after the company's stock lost over 30 per cent – almost $1 billion – in the space of ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 9:30AM

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