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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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Nike finally releases FuelBand app for Android

Nike announces Android support for its FuelBand fitness tracker just months before the expected launch of Apple and Google-made wearables. Too little too late?

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Fitbit rules 50 percent of the world's wearable market

The recent recall of the Fitbit Force over skin irritations appears to have no bearing on the wearable's sales momentum.

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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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Exclusive: Nike FuelBand engineers courted by Nest, Oculus, Intel, and Microsoft

Tech companies are lining up to nab Nike engineers after the sportswear maker decided to dismantle its wearable-hardware team. Apple is reportedly on the hunt as well.

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If you have a Nike addict in your life, or a someone simply dedicated to the fitness apparel giant's products, there's no substitute for the Fuelband SE. Revamped with fresh features such as a new app, sleep tracking, and more color options, the Fuelband is now more capable than ever.

Nike CEO confirms FuelBand focus now on software, not hardware

Nike CEO Mike Parker says the sportswear company is winding down its wearable hardware efforts to focus on software after CNET reported last week it had dismantled its FuelBand team. A deal with Apple may be in the works.

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Nike FuelBand’s wearable lesson not so clear-cut for Fitbit, Jawbone

Nike's decision to downsize its FuelBand division may not be applicable to other wearable tech startups. After all, not all devices are trying to rule both wrists.

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With FuelBand exit, Nike signals the limits of tech's appeal

The sportswear giant was hailed as an innovative force in wearable tech. But with the scaling back of its hardware team, Nike reminds us that it’s all about the best ways to sell shoes.

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Don't have an Apple iOS device? The company says those users can track their progress through a PC app.

Why Nike is pulling the plug on FuelBand

Fitness-tracking wristbands are a hot gadget category, but Nike doesn’t see a future in FuelBand hardware. Also: Microsoft tests a new Office program and Nintendo’s Game Boy celebrates a noteworthy birthday.

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Why Nike is pulling the plug on FuelBand

Fitness-tracking wristbands are a hot gadget category, but Nike doesn’t see a future in FuelBand hardware. Also: Microsoft tests a new Office program and Nintendo’s Game Boy celebrates a noteworthy birthday.

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The end of fitness bands? Wearable tech feels ready to move forward

Goodbye, fitness trackers, hello, do-all smart bands? The news on Nike might be an indication on where the winds are blowing in 2014.

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Exclusive: Nike fires majority of FuelBand team, will stop making wearable hardware

The sportswear company has decided that only software has a future in Nike’s technology vision. That means cutting the FuelBand, including a slimmer version planned for the fall.

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