Fitbit, the popular fitness tracker vendor in the wearables market, now faces a class-action lawsuit after customers complained of inaccurate heart rate monitoring in its products, reported The Verge.
HP is teaming with India's Titan to make a smartwatch that will be compatible with both Google's Android Wear and Apple's watchOS, reported InformationWeek.
Wooyun.org, a Chinese whitehat hacker group, found defects in information security management systems of 13 models of Chinese-made smartwatches for children, reported Want China Times.
Swiss watch maker Swatch is planning add smartwatch models to its Touch Zero One line, CEO Nick Hayek told a Swiss newspaper, Reuters reported Sunday.
When users and enterprises become interested in certain technologies, so do hackers. It makes sense, right? More users mean more potential data to steal. To prevent this from happening, Underwriters Laboratories is creating security guidelines to help wearables makers ensure they're implementing adequate security precautions.
Korean electronics firm Samsung has revealed details of a smartwatch it is working on that appears to be its answer to the Apple Watch.
Here at FierceMobileIT we've been curious about the use of wearables within the enterprise. We've covered everything from Google Glass at airports to Apple Watch in factories, and now Samsung is detailing its plans for innovation within the enterprise wearable space.
While all eyes were on Apple as its Apple Watch began arriving in stores Friday, Google quietly unveiled an update to its notetaking Keep app designed to make it more user friendly for Android Wear smartwatch users.
It's very early in the market for smartwatches, and most of the focus has been on applications people would want for personal use. However, if smartwatches have any chance at utility in the enterprise, they'll need good battery life.
The rapid growth of wearable devices and their imminent entry into the workplace poses challenges for IT departments, not the least of which are security issues.