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Push takes fitness trackers to the next level

Strength-training armband Push targets more serious athletes, and Facebook adds a new Save tool to read posts later.

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Nokia, Xbox Studios part of Microsoft's big cuts

Microsoft aims to refocus as it lays off 14 percent of its staff, along with killing off Nokia Android models and Xbox Entertainment Studios. Meanwhile, Jawbone Up adds new tools for tracking food, and Apple debuts iTunes Pass.

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Wearable tech will keep failing -- until we can't live without it

Revealed at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco: the "dirty little secret" of activity trackers and smartwatches is that they're still not worth it.

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Adidas adds new MiCoach to fitness tracker team

The MiCoach Fit Smart band measures workout intensity while providing coaching, FitRPG turns Fitbit data into a game, and the LG Kizon bracelet keeps track of children with GPS.

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Adidas adds new MiCoach to fitness tracker team

The MiCoach Fit Smart band measures workout intensity while providing coaching, FitRPG turns Fitbit data into a game, and the LG Kizon bracelet keeps track of children with GPS.

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Google takes aim at Apple's HealthKit with new fitness service

The search giant's Google Fit service will work with Adidas, Nike, RunKeeper, and others.

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Fitness fanatics are driving a mobile app usage boom

Just ahead of Apple's HealthKit and Google's rumored Google Fit, health and fitness apps skyrocket with a 62 percent increase in usage -- that's a rate 87 percent faster than the rest of the app industry.

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Google reportedly readying health service called Google Fit

Joining a burgeoning field of tech giants focused on health, the Web giant will unveil new platform in late June, Forbes reports.

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Google's self-driving car has no steering wheel

If you don't need a driver, then you don't need a steering wheel? Google takes self-driving cars to the next level, Microsoft demos real-time language translation on Skype, and Samsung has a plan to make health-tracking wristbands more useful.

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Is Touch ID coming to the next-gen iPhone 6, iPad Air and iPad Mini?

Multiple reports claim Touch ID is coming to all of Apple's new iPhone and iPads. Apple has their own heart rate headphones, and the Samsung vs. Apple verdict.

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The newest Fuelband fitness tracker adds Bluetooth 4.0 and some new motivational tools. And guess what? You can wear it in the shower more worry-free.

What Nike's FuelBand shift says about wearables

[commentary] The sportswear giant had a good run with the FuelBand. Now, though, wearable technology is a whole new footrace.

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Best fitness trackers

Wearable tech that will inspire you to get in shape.

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