Germany bans kids’ smartwatches that can be used for eavesdropping – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A German regulator has banned domestic sales of children’s smartwatches that have a listening function — warning that parents have been using the devices to secretly eavesdrop on teachers at their kids’ […]

Fitbit is teaming up with Dexcom for glucose monitoring on the Ionic Smartwatch – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Wearable fitness makers are increasingly interested in tracking our vitals. Now Fitbit has announced a collaboration with glucose monitor company Dexcom to develop and market products to help those with diabetes better […]

Global wearables market to grow 17% in 2017, 310M devices sold, $30.5BN revenue: Gartner – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Analyst Gartner is expecting to see growth of 16.7 per cent, year-over-year, across the global wearables market this year, which encompasses a variety of device types and form factors — from smartwatches […]