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Marissa Mayer Joins Jawbone As Non-Executive Director

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Will she be working for them from home? Jawbone is getting a piece of Marissa Mayer. The CEO of Yahoo is joining Jawbone, best known for its wireless headsets, but also a purveyor of speakers and fitness bracelets to the ergonauts of the world. Mayer attended Stanford University with...
Marissa Mayer Joins Jawbone As Non-Executive Director

Hosain Rahman's beautiful failure

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Before Tim Cook's public apology for Apple's maps mishap, the Jawbone CEO had a crisis of his own. The story of the flawed computer wristband and the letter that saved a company. By Alex Konrad with Ryan Bradley FORTUNE -- The bracelet -- a half-inch wide and rubberized -- represented...
Hosain Rahman's beautiful failure

Confirmed: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer and Warner Music COO Robert Wiesenthal join Jawbone's board

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Jawbone has confirmed that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Warner Music COO Robert Wiesenthal have joined its board of directors. Commenting on the move, Jawbone CEO Hosain Rahman said: “We are entering a very exciting time in Jawbone’s evolution and are thrilled to be adding such talented and highly experienced executives...
Confirmed: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer and Warner Music COO Robert Wiesenthal join Jawbone's board

Exclusive: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Officially Joins Jawbone Board

allthingsd.com
As I had reported last fall she might, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has officially joined the board of Jawbone, the high-profile wireless gadget maker whose nifty products include Jawbone wireless headsets, Jambox speakers and the Up personal fitness wristbands, according to sources at the Silicon Valley Internet giant. Mayer...
Exclusive: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Officially Joins Jawbone Board
Ron Conway and Jack Dorsey team up to promote job creation in San Francisco (video)

It's still early days for connected wearables

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We’re at the very beginning of the era of connected wearables, like wristbands that track your health data, says Jawbone CEO Hosain Rahman. It’s a similar phase to when the desktop computer was in the Home Brew Computer Club Days, says Rahman, but eventually more and more things we wear...
It's still early days for connected wearables

Jawbone Acquires BodyMedia for More Than $100 Million, as Wearable Tech Gets More Intense

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Jawbone, looking to gain even more traction in the wearable health and fitness market, is snapping up another health product company. The Bay Area-based private company has acquired BodyMedia, Inc., a 14-year-old Pittsburgh-based company that makes health-monitoring armbands. The move comes just a couple months after Jawbone, which makes the...
Jawbone Acquires BodyMedia for More Than $100 Million, as Wearable Tech Gets More Intense

With $500k, Modern Guild targets college students with online career coaching

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Plenty of soon-to-be college grads will finish school with heavy debt loads and not a clue about how to get a jump in the market. But Modern Guild, an early-stage startup in New York, believes it can help students get a leg up on launching their careers by matching them with...
With $500k, Modern Guild targets college students with online career coaching

Lulu Raises Another $2.5M From Yuri Milner And Angels For Its Girls-Only App To Rate Guys

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Way back in November 2011, a little startup called Luluvise raised $1 million to build a platform aimed only at young women networking privately. It was billed as ‘girl time all the time’ and riffed off the fact that Facebook had become too public and involved too many men for...
Lulu Raises Another $2.5M From Yuri Milner And Angels For Its Girls-Only App To Rate Guys
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer joins Jawbone board

Jawbone buys BodyMedia to go big in wearable technology and health tracking

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Over the past couple of years, Jawbone has been building up its position in wearable computing and health tracking with the launch of its Up wristband and the purchase of MassiveHealth and Visere. But with the acquisition of BodyMedia – a pioneer in wearable body monitoring technology – Jawbone is showing...
Jawbone buys BodyMedia to go big in wearable technology and health tracking

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer in Talks to Join Jawbone Board

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is considering joining the board of Jawbone, the high-profile wireless gadget maker whose products include the Jambox speaker and the Up personal fitness wristband, according to sources close to the situation. Mayer has been talking to the San Francisco-based company about becoming a director since...
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer in Talks to Join Jawbone Board

Jawbone Gears Up for a Second Shot at Wearable Tech

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Jawbone’s foray into wearable fitness tech has been, well, up and down. The new Jawbone Up. But now, nearly a year after the company pressed “pause” on its first activity-tracking wristband, Jawbone is giving it a second go. The new Up band, announced today, fixes earlier issues with the product,...
Jawbone Gears Up for a Second Shot at Wearable Tech

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
Jawbone buys Visera & MassiveHealth to marry data & design with wearable computing
Hardware: For Jawbone and Its CEO, a Second Chance to Lead the Gadget Pack

General Assembly Raises $9.8 Million Series B From Tony Hsieh And Others To Open A Campus In Vegas

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General Assembly, a startup school founded by Brad Hargreaves, Jake Schwartz, Adam Pritzker and Matt Brimer early last year, has raised a $9.8 million Series B round of financing. Investors include Zappos' Tony Hsieh, who invested through Vegas TechFund, John Fisher, Mousse Partners, and previous investors Maveron, Bezos Expeditions, Tom...
General Assembly Raises $9.8 Million Series B From Tony Hsieh And Others To Open A Campus In Vegas
Jawbone's grand design: Acquisitions all about the beauty of getting healthy
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