Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fitness Tracker Basis Said To Be Shopping Itself To Apple, Google

Broadcom Intros Global Location Chip for Fitness Wearables

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That’s all on top of the standard sleep and step-tracking functionality built into the watch-like device. Such an acquisition would give a significant boost to Apple, which is said to have fitness product ambitions. The company recently posted — and deleted — a job posting for a ” User Studies Exercise Physiologist .” According to the ad, Apple seeks candidates who are knowledgeable about p90X3 workout cardiovascular fitness and can put that knowledge toward product design. Reports that Basis might be on the market come just months after the San Francisco startup raised $11.75 million in additional funding to close out its Series B round http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm at a total of $23 million, with Intel Capital coming on board alongside Stanford University, iNovia Capital, and other new investors.
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