Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Fitbit launches its second mainstream smartwatch, Versa, for $200, and the first fitness wearable for kids, Ace, for $100; both available for preorder today — Fitbit has announced new wearables Fitbit Versa, which runs the upcoming Fitbit OS 2.0, and Fitbit Ace. Both are available for preorder today.
- Fitbit will add period tracking to its app and Versa and Ionic smartwatches this Spring (Lauren Goode/The Verge)
- Fitbit acquires cloud-based software startup Twine Health, which connects patients with health coaches and doctors and had raised ~$10M according to Crunchbase (Lauren Goode/The Verge)
- Fitbit beats estimates as Q3 revenue grew 44.5% YoY to $393M but posts a net loss of $113M, in wake of Fitbit Ionic's October 1 debut (Sarah Buhr/TechCrunch)
- Garmin launches its first GPS watch to store music, Forerunner 645, with 3.5GB storage that can save ~500 songs, starting at $449 (Valentina Palladino/Ars Technica)
- Android Security 2017 Year in Review: 60.3% of potentially harmful Android apps were detected via machine learning, Play Protect reviews 50B+ apps every day (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)
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