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BodyMedia launches beefed up health-tracking armband

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The augmented health nut

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The Augmented Health Nut An iron will and a gym membership might work for some folks who are trying to stay in shape, but the rest of us might need a little extra help. To achieve and maintain that healthy lifestyle, don't hesitate to lean on some of these...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The augmented health nut

Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation

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Fitness technology and hardware startup Fitbit is raising north of $30 million in growth capital at a $300 million-plus valuation, according to multiple sources. The company last raised $12 million in January 2012 from Foundry Group, True Ventures, SoftTech VC and Felicis Ventures. It’s unclear who the investors are in...
Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation
Basis Science reveals its health-tracking wristwatch and fitness web service
Fitbit doubles down on mobile health with Zip and One trackers

Basis watch keeps eye on health

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This health tracker measures heart rate, body movement, and skin temperature, plus sleep. [Read more]...
Basis watch keeps eye on health

Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

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For Quantified Self devotees, data hounds and fitness enthusiasts, it’s a good time to be alive. Recent improvements in sensor technology, battery life and connectivity (and lower costs) have given rise to a slew of wearable gadgets and apps that make it easy to track and make sense of our...
Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

I bought a MotoActv for running (but wear it all day)

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Although Motorola introduced its MotoActv health tracking gadget last October, I held off on trying one. The main reason was because I had heard about poor battery life, and also because I’ve been running with a smartphone in my hand for the better part of two years. Recent software updates...
I bought a MotoActv for running (but wear it all day)

Basis Sensor-Loaded Health Tracker Snags $11.5M

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Basis, maker of a health-tracking wristband that goes beyond the pedometer-like limitations of its many competitors, has raised $11.5 million in Series B funding led by Mayfield Fund. In addition to tracking a wearer’s motion, the back of the Basis watch face has sensors that detect heart rate, perspiration and...
Basis Sensor-Loaded Health Tracker Snags $11.5M
9 wearable gadgets that'll help you get in shape
Hardware: Why the Would-Be Hottest Health Gadget Took Its Sweet Time to Ship
Health tracking app NeedToEat keeps your waistline in check
Jawbone takes a big bite out of health tech: Acquires BodyMedia, launches Up app platform

Peter Thiel & Reid Hoffman-Backed 100Plus Unveils Its First iPhone App, "A Life Coach In Your Pocket"

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Founded in late 2011, 100Plus set out to tap into the growing popularity of the Quantified Self movement to create a personalized, mobile health prediction platform to help Average Joes like you and me stay active and get healthy. Like some of today’s better known activity and health trackers, like...
Peter Thiel & Reid Hoffman-Backed 100Plus Unveils Its First iPhone App, "A Life Coach In Your Pocket"

Health Tracker Maker's New Fans Include Deepak Chopra

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There's lots of companies selling gizmos to track users' physical activity. Basis Science hopes to distinguish itself with $11.5 million in new funding, and the support of author Deepak Chopra. The San Francisco-based startup on Wednesday is announcing the funding round, which is led by Mayfield Fund but also includes...
Health Tracker Maker's New Fans Include Deepak Chopra

Part Health Tracker, Part Q&A Community, WeSprout Looks To Bring Sanity To Parenting

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Parenting is already an extremely hard job, let alone the myriad issues tired parents find in trying to track down the best local babysitter and daycare services, schools, and more. Meanwhile, the brain-melting technology that we see employed every day focuses mainly on photo sharing, friend finding, and money managing,...
Part Health Tracker, Part Q&A Community, WeSprout Looks To Bring Sanity To Parenting
Precise heart-rate monitor wristwatch Mio Alpha debuts today

Jawbone Will Acquire BodyMedia For Over $100 Million To Give It An Edge In Wearable Health Tracking

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It was just about two months ago that Jawbone snapped up mobile health startup Massive Health, and now the company has acquired an even more prominent player in the health monitoring space. Jawbone has just announced that it will acquire Pittsburgh, PA-based BodyMedia, a maker of wearable health tracking devices...
Jawbone Will Acquire BodyMedia For Over $100 Million To Give It An Edge In Wearable Health Tracking

Fitbit's Flex health tracker is company's first foray into wrist-worn devices, boasts real-time syncing

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Fitbit on Monday released its Flex fitness tracker, a wristband device that combines technology from the company's other offerings with Bluetooth 4.0 to create a product meant to be worn 24 hours a day.    ...
Fitbit's Flex health tracker is company's first foray into wrist-worn devices, boasts real-time syncing

Jawbone buys health-tracker manufacturer BodyMedia, opens Up API

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Jawbone is increasing its push into the fitness tracking market by announcing it has purchased BodyMedia. The acquisition of another manufacturer of wellness devices comes at the same time as Jawbone opens up its API to developers, allowing for other apps to be able to use data generated by the...
Jawbone buys health-tracker manufacturer BodyMedia, opens Up API

Jawbone releases the UP (again)

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Jawbone re-releases the UP, its powerful personal health tracker, after the last model failed. By Ryan Bradley, senior editor FORTUNE -- A year ago, Jawbone released a track everything wristband called the UP. The company, which had for nearly a decade made wireless headsets for cell-phones, gambled big with its...
Jawbone releases the UP (again)
WellnessFX Slashes Blood Test Prices in San Francisco. Will Consumers Bite?
Trying to conceive? PayPal co-founder Max Levchin has an app for you
Hapilabs launches the goofy but intriguing electronic fork that can help you lose weight (video)
Basis Science raises $11.5M and nabs Deepak Chopra and Esther Dyson as advisors
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