Rumors emerged earlier this year that Google was interested in acquiring Nokia Health. While Google Fit was redesigned and given more prominence in Wear OS, the health company returned to its co-founder. Regaining its original name, Withings today relaunched with a new brand, logo, and the Steel HR Sport.
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In 2016, Nokia acquired Withings for $191 million to form a new digital health division. However, the reborn Finish company announced a “strategic review” in February, with a leaked memo revealing that the business was financially struggling. A new report today suggests that Google is a possible bidder for Nokia Health.
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Withings announces new Steel HR with continuous activity tracking and 25-day battery life
Withings, a company with a solid record of making fitness accessories and connect devices, has announced the newest watch in its collection of smart activity trackers: the Withings Steel HR. While it may look like the company’s previous top-of-the-line activity tracker, the Activité Steel, Withings’ newest offering is packing much more under the hood while keeping its analog watch and stainless steel design.
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Nokia is buying popular healthcare accessory/app maker Withings
The company said the 170 million Euro purchase would see Withings become part of its Nokia Technologies business and help jump-start its new efforts at Digital Health products.
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If you loved the look of the Withings Activité or Activité Pop watches, but wanted to track your activity data on your Android device, you now can. The company has announced that both watches are now compatible with Android, feeding your activity data (steps, swimming distance and sleep cycles) into Google Fit … expand full story