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Deputy expands executive team with Alla MacDonald & Keshila Vallot Shannon
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Deputy, a major shift work platform, makes notable appointments to its leadership team, including Alla MacDonald as SVP of Strategic Finance and Operations, and Keshila Vallot Shannon as SVP of Global Marketing.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Charge 6
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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The Charge 6 comes filled to the brim with features, including more than 40 different exercise modes, built-in GPS, and an ECG heart health reader.
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Fitbit unveils Charge 6, its most advanced tracker yet
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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Revolutionising wearable tech, the Fitbit Charge 6 debuts with enhanced heart rate metrics and integrated Google utilities.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Luxe, my favourite fitbit tracker to date
Mon, 11th Oct 2021
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Fitbit Luxe: A sleek and stylish fitness tracker that combines fashion and functionality, perfect for any outfit.
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Fitbit extends health partnership
Wed, 1st Sep 2021
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Fitbit and Diabetes New Zealand have announced an extension to their multi-year partnership, are five years of doing business together.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Ace 3 - Fitbit’s newest fitness tracker for kids
Fri, 30th Apr 2021
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The Fitbit Ace 3 is a great, sleek way to motivate children to exercise and to be healthy. It's well worth the investment.
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Fitbit's Ace 3 encourages kids to keep moving
Mon, 15th Mar 2021
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The tracker features more animated clock faces and accessories, in addition to popular features like step counts.
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Google completes $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit
Fri, 15th Jan 2021
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Google completes Fitbit acquisition, ensuring data privacy with commitments not to use health data for ads and to keep it separate from other Google ad data.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Versa 3, the actual star of the smartwatch show
Wed, 25th Nov 2020
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Fitbit Versa 3 impresses with sleek design, improved battery life, and a range of health and fitness features.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Sense
Mon, 23rd Nov 2020
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This year, Fitbit surprised its fanbase with a brand new watch, the Fitbit Sense. Is it any better than the Versa 2 or 3? Is it worth the new, hefty price tag?.
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Global study to discover if wearables data can predict COVID-19
Thu, 19th Nov 2020
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Can wearable tech predict COVID-19? Researchers from the University of Sydney join a global project to find out.
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Attempts to block Google's acquisition of Fitbit over health privacy
Tue, 10th Nov 2020
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Monash Business School aims to halt Google's acquisition of Fitbit, claiming it could monetise health data from 28 million users.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Inspire 2
Tue, 3rd Nov 2020
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Fitbit’s range of smart watches and fitness trackers is now so broad that you could say there’s something for everyone.
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Fitbit's new products want to help manage your stress levels
Wed, 26th Aug 2020
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Fitbit unveils new smartwatches, including the advanced Fitbit Sense with stress management and heart rate monitoring capabilities.
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Fitbit stats: More intense workouts are better for your body
Fri, 7th Aug 2020
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Fitbit data shows that more Active Zone Minutes (AZMs) lead to better health stats, including lower resting heart rate and BMI.
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Wearables market sees 29.7% growth, driven by hearables
Fri, 29th May 2020
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The growth in Q1 2020 was fuelled by new product launches from market leaders as well as increased perceived utility as people set up offices at home.
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New wearable devices to diagnose medical conditions such as preeclampsia, epilepsy and heart attacks
Tue, 26th May 2020
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New wearables are set to diagnose medical conditions such as preeclampsia and heart attacks, says the University of South Australia.
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Hands-on review: The Fitbit Charge 4
Wed, 20th May 2020
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With inbuilt GPS and Fitbit Pay in a reasonable $270 device, I appreciate the insights it provides for the sake of my mental and physical health.
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Fitbit begins study to determine if devices can detect heart irregularities
Fri, 8th May 2020
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Fitbit's Heart Study to detect AFib with wearables launches, eyeing global health impact.
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Google’s Fitbit acquisition under scrutiny
Tue, 28th Apr 2020
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Despite economic issues, the wearables market is growing, Futuresource Consulting claims. Amongst this, Google inches closer to swallowing Fitbit.
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Fitbit's Charge 4 features inbuilt GPS and Fitbit Pay
Thu, 16th Apr 2020
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Fitbit’s renowned Charge fitness tracker is welcoming the fourth iteration to its product line – the Charge 4.
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82% growth in Q4 2019 indicates growing appetite for wearables
Wed, 11th Mar 2020
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IDC reports the popularity of hearables was behind the unprecedented growth – the headphones and ear pods market captured 55.3% of the entire market.
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Momentum across APAC drives wearable band market as Fitbit falters
Wed, 18th Dec 2019
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Asia Pacific drives 65% surge in wearable band market.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Versa 2 upgrades battery life, display, and adds Alexa
Wed, 23rd Oct 2019
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We look at whether it holds up as the all-day companion for the modern tech-savvy consumer – and that’s a space it does really well in.