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ReadWrite

Did Fitbit try to buy longstanding rival Jawbone for Christmas?

ZDNet

Cheetah Mobile launches Made for Samsung News Republic app with exclusive features

TechCrunch

Fitbit reportedly tried to buy Jawbone late last year

Strategy Fitness
TNW

Create your own amazing apps from scratch with the Professional Android Developer Bundle

Robotics Deals
VentureBeat

Fitbit reportedly held talks to acquire Jawbone

Fitness
$303,000,000
prnewswire

Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. Announces Signing of Merger Agreement with Borqs International Holding Corp

Re/code , TechCrunch , PhoneArena

Jawbone says Fitbit is no longer seeking to block sales of its products

Legal Fitness
$11,100,000 Undisclosed
GeekWire

Glympse raises more cash to fuel growth of real-time location sharing platform

Funding Apps & Services
GeekWire

UIEvolution to acquire Surround and become Xevo, with eye on transforming connected cars

VentureBeat

Cheetah Mobile’s Spark platform spreads news from influencers

Advertising Publishing
TNW , GSMArena.com

SwiftKey makes all themes free for the holidays

VentureBeat

Microsoft-owned SwiftKey removes final in-app charges as it makes premium themes free on Android and iOS

Apps
PhoneArena

SwiftKey for Android update brings a new look for the SwiftKey Hub

GSMArena.com

SwiftKey for Android is now smarter with incognito mode

Apps
PhoneArena

SwiftKey for Android updated with a couple of keyboard layouts, Incognito mode

New
TechCrunch

Fitbit, Jawbone, Garmin and Mio fitness bands criticized for privacy failings

Privacy Fitness
VentureBeat

Google starts offering Android developer previews in Firebase Test Lab

Mobile devices Software development
VentureBeat

Google finally stops supporting and developing Android Developer Tools in Eclipse

$2,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
FinSMEs

UserIQ Raises $2M in Series A Funding

Funding Apps & Services
Wareable

19 essential Jawbone tips: Get more from your Jawbone fitness band

Fitness Productivity