Jawbone's Acquisition of BodyMedia Is (Sadly) All About Patents

Like the smartphone patent wars of yesterday, there’s a new arms race happening and it’s all about wearables. Similar to the spats going on between Google, Apple, Microsoft and smartphone makers, it won’t matter to me or you. At least not anytime soon. » 4/30/13 3:07pm 4/30/13 3:07pm

Jawbone Syncs Up With 10 New Partners, Acquires BodyMedia

Jawbone is acquiring BodyMedia, makers of health monitoring armbands, for over $100 million. No further details have been made public about the deal. » 4/30/13 9:00am 4/30/13 9:00am

BodyMedia's Fitness Tracker Pretties Itself Up

BodyMedia fitness trackers have always been the ugly ducklings, because, well, they're ugly. Thankfully, that's about to change. The new Core 2 fitness tracker keeps tabs on a whole lot of metrics, and it's a lot easier on the eyes. » 1/06/13 3:00pm 1/06/13 3:00pm