Fitness Trackers Are Terrible At Measuring Calories Burned, Study SaysResearchers say that while the devices were very accurate at measuring a person's heart rate while working out, the models Stanford tested were off by as much as a shocking 93 percent when measuring calories burned.
Study: Don't Expect Fitbits To Improve Health, Drop PoundsScientists say that although the activity trackers may boost the number of steps people take, it probably isn't enough to help them drop pounds or improve overall health.
Tech Darlings Fitbit, Tesla Pounded Despite Strong EarningsA number of firms have posted big second quarters, Apple, Facebook and LinkedIn to just name a few, and have been hammered despite those results with investors jumping on specific details.
Fitbit Winning New Fans; Stock Doubles Following June IPOFitbit continues to garner strong reviews on Wall Street
Ranks Of Employed Swell To All-Time High In San FranciscoThe new high watermark of 525,600 employed workers holds implications for housing as well as ideal career paths for those entering the job market, and there is reason for even greater optimism going forward thanks to a technology growth trend in the city.
Fitbit Shares Rocket In NYSE Debut After Pricing IPO At $20Fitness-tracking device maker Fitbit on Wednesday priced its initial public offering of stock at $20 per share, slightly more than anticipated.
San Francisco-Based Fitness Device Maker 'Fitbit' Denies Selling Personal DataThe maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices says it has never sold personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer.
HealthWatch: Hacking Into Body Metrics May Be Key To Better HealthA community of people is measuring and collecting every detail of their lives using new technology, and sharing their findings in the hopes of improving their health and the quality of their life.