Jawbone introduced the Up4, a $200 fitness tracker that allows users to pay with their American Express credit card by tapping their wrists on a special terminal. The Up4 also tracks a user's heart rate, steps, and sleep patterns.
Analysis: Google is an ever-growing force in the world and has made its way into more aspects of our lives than many may realize. The Monitor dug through Google's hundreds of investments and acquisitions to paint a picture of where Google thinks six key industries are headed.
While the music industry still struggles with online piracy, new reports show that the combination of music downloads and streaming subscriptions have brought online purchases on par with physical sales for the first time.
The tech giants in Silicon Valley have sparked what the media dubs the 'patent wars,' but the fight to collect revenue from patent infringement is beginning to hurt start-ups. So how will Congress fix this problem?
Apple purchased LinX Imaging, an Israeli company known for making thin cameras that can take excellent pictures even in low lighting. LinX's cameras also capture depth information, meaning that images can be refocused after they're taken.
The Solo drone, built by 3D Robotics, lets the user capture high-quality aerial video, even if the person isn't an experienced drone pilot. The Solo can take off and land on its own, and can stream a video feed to a smart phone or tablet.
The Vanhawks Valour smart bike offers turn-by-turn directions via handlebar LEDs, and vibrates to let riders know about traffic in their blind spots. The Valour can also send out location updates if it's stolen.