Ex-HTC Exec Launches Zero, a Startup Aiming to Keep That Fitbit or FuelBand From Ending Up in a Drawer

Kouji Kodera wants to create the wearable equivalent of a gym buddy — even if your buddy wears a different brand of bracelet.
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Jawbone Up24: Another Small Step for Activity Tracking

Jawbone’s new Up24 wristband now sends your step and sleep data to the iPhone wirelessly, so you don’t have to plug the band into the phone each time.
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Jawbone’s New Up Band Syncs Wirelessly, Costs $20 More

Called the Up24, this new activity-tracker is definitely going to get you moving this time … right?
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Men Sleep Naked and Other Useful Stuff Jawbone Up Can Tell Us

Wearable-tech companies like to tout the benefits of all the activity data they’re gathering. In this case, your sleep habits are pretty … interesting.
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Blue Goji Teams Up With MyFitnessPal to Get Cardio-Gaming Devices in Shape

A soft launch for the fitness-gaming startup, with hardware bundles priced at $100.
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Developers Can Now Integrate Jawbone Up Fitness Data

Fitness wristband maker Jawbone has opened up access to its API so developers can build and integrate tools for “data aggregation and visualization, gaming, marketing, rewards provisioning.” This extends a program that the Up band creator had launched for specific developers in April. It also helps bring Jawbone up to the level of competitors like Fitbit, which has long allowed developer data access.

Jawbone Raises More Than $100 Million to Meet Demand for Wearable Tech

The Bay Area-based electronics company gets a cash infusion to meet demand for its popular products.
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Jawbone Unveils Mini Jambox, a Boom Box for Your Pocket

Jawbone’s newest Bluetooth speaker gets even smaller.
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With Shine, Misfit Says It Has Made a Wearable You’ll Actually Want to Wear

The jewelry-like Misfit Shine, created by Sonny Vu and former Apple CEO John Sculley, comes to — where else? — the Apple Store this week.
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Exclusive: Huang Brothers’ Next Project, Blue Goji, Will Layer Games on Top of Cardio Fitness

A step beyond wearable activity trackers and toward making fitness more immersive and addictive.
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