lucap

148 Added | 12 Magazines | 16 Likes | 12 Following | 11 Followers | @lucap | Keep up with lucap on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “lucap”

Nokia Seeks Healthier Future With Purchase of Fitness Gadgets Startup

Plans to buy Withings gives spurt to Finnish firm’s intention to offer wider range of consumer electronics<p>Former cellphone maker Nokia Corp. is speeding up its return to the gadget business.<p>Two years after selling its mobile-phone unit to Microsoft Corp., the Finnish maker of telecom-network …

Selling

Nokia to buy smartwatch firm Withings for £131m

Nokia is buying digital health and wearables company Withings for €170 million (£131 million).<p>The deal, which Nokia said would be the start of "a new …

Windows Phone

Withings deal puts Nokia in the wearable tech game

Nokia to buy connected health gadgets firm Withings for $191 million

Nokia is paying 170 million euros (US$191 million) to acquire French fitness gadgets company Withings in a bid to get into the digital health …

Health/Care is Everywhere

Stories about three fashion brands have me thinking about women and their health economics. Stay with me. Target unveiled its new line of clothing, …

Nokia is betting big on the internet of things, with a $191 million acquisition

Nokia just spent €170 million ($191 million) on a major move to become a new kind of consumer devices company—based not on the venerable mobile phone business it pioneered, but on wearables and the internet of things. Nokia announced that it acquired the French wearables and IoT company Withings …

Internet of Things

Nokia to Buy Wearables Startup Withings for $191 million

Nokia has announced it will acquire French health and wearables startup Withings later this year in a deal worth €170 million ($191 million).<p>The deal …

Nokia and newly acquired Withings may be a match made in tech heaven

Nokia may not be back in the phone game just yet, but a yearning to make cool, smart tech products for all of us is still obviously there, proven by …

HMD Global

Nokia buys wearable health firm Withings for $191M

Nokia has announced plans on Tuesday to buy French wearables maker Withings for 170 million euros ($191.8 million) as the Finnish network equipment …

Digital Health

Nokia to buy France's Withings in $190 million deal

HELSINKI (AP) — In a move to speed its entry into digital health products, Nokia says it plans to acquire the French consumer electronics company Withings S.A., in a 170 million-euro ($191 million) deal.<p>The Finland-based telecom networks provider says growing global interest in the health sector is …

Telecoms

Nokia Jumps Further Into IoT With Withings Acquisition

Selling its smartphone biz and Here mapping tool has freed up the former phone giant to focus on things like IoT.<p>PCMag reviews products …

World Health Organization

Youth produce rap video to share importance of San Francisco's sewer system

click to enlarge<p>Youth interns with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission helped produce a rap video highlighting the importance of The City's …

President Obama's Tech Hire initiative lists Bay Area companies as partners

SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) -- President Obama announced a new tech hiring initiative Monday to create a pipeline for American youth and disadvantaged …

We Wanna Be Friends with Villy Wang, Founder of BAYCAT

Raised by an immigrant single mother in the sweatshops of New York City, Villy Wang faced almost insurmountable obstacles to her dream of founding a …

SF Guide

SF Group Highlights Nonprofits for Super Bowl 50

The din of the Third Street corridor in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point roared like a generic soundtrack as Jose Alfaro and his team walked …

Remember Nokia? It's Buying Startup Withings to Jolt Your Memory

About a decade after Apple Inc.’s iPhone first hit the market, Nokia Oyj is seeking to relaunch its consumer business with health bands and connected …

Windows Phone

Nokia Technologies’ OZO To Enable Virtual Reality Experiences for Disney Movies

<b>Nokia</b> announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with <b>Disney</b>, designed to support the creation of virtual reality (VR) experiences to …

Virtual Reality

Disney Banks on Virtual Reality for Movies With Nokia Deal

Studio will put Nokia VR cameras and software in filmmakers’ hands to make content linked to theatrical releases<p>Walt Disney Studios signed a …

Virtual Reality

Nokia is buying digital health firm Withings for $191 million

Nokia has announced plans to acquire Withings — a French consumer electronics company focused on digital health — for €170 million ($191 million) in cash. The acquisition will significantly boost Nokia's portfolio of wearables and fitness devices, bringing 200 Withings employees and products — …

Nokia

Nokia to acquire Withings for $191m

Nokia has announced that it’s set to acquire French digital health firm Withings for €170 million ($191 million) and make it a part of its Nokia Technologies business.<p>Nokia will settle the deal in cash in early Q3 2016. The company says it’s optimistic about the growth of the digital health sector …

Nokia Buys Health And Fitness Company Withings For Almost $200 Million

Nokia, the Finnish company that was once the world’s biggest mobile phone maker, has announced it will acquire French company Withings, which …

Nokia buys digital health company Withings for 170M euros

Nokia hopes that buying the French company will put it on the road to digital health care dominance.<p>Nokia has snapped up wearable maker Withings, in a bid to boost the Finnish company's presence in the digital health market.<p>Withings, headquartered in Paris, has approximately 200 employees and …

Digital Health

Nokia to Acquire Health Tracking Firm Withings in $192 Million Deal

Nokia this morning announced it will buy French health tracking company Withings for an estimated $192 million, as the company seeks to re-establish itself in the consumer electronics market.<p>Withings makes iOS-compatible smart connected home products as well as a range of health and fitness …

Nokia to buy connected health gadgets firm Withings for $191 million

Nokia is paying 170 million euros (U.S. $191 million) to acquire French fitness gadgets company Withings in a bid to get into the digital health market.<p>For the Espoo, Finland company, which sold its handset business to Microsoft two years ago, and has been since mainly in the area of selling …

Nokia's About to Go Crazy With Digital Health Hardware

Brace yourself for a slew of Finnish health hardware: Nokia has just announced that it plans to buy the digital wellbeing and wearables company …

Nokia Moves Into Digital Health, Buying Withings For €170 Million

Nokia’s push into the connected health market has stepped up a notch or two – the Finnish company has announced that it is to acquire French brand Withings for €170 million.<p>Withings not only has a range of fitness tracking analogue watches on the market, it also sells connected bathroom scales, …

Digital Health

Nokia Just Made Its First Big Move Into Digital Health

Nokia(nok) is buying connected-devices maker Withings for €170 million ($192 million) to aid its push into digital health technology.<p>Withings makes a …

Digital Health

Nokia buys France’s Withings for €170M to ramp up in health tech and IoT

Nokia’s history as the world’s biggest mobile phone maker is becoming a distant memory, but it’s not out of the gadget business just yet. To build out its health technology business, the company today announced that it has acquired Withings, makers of smart scales, activity trackers, and other …

Digital Health

Nokia will buy Withings for $191 million

Nokia has announced that it's going to buy Withings for €170 million ($191 million). The French health and wearables company will become a division of Nokia Technologies, home to the Ozo Camera and N1 Tablet. It's another step towards Nokia's re-emergence as a consumer brand after Microsoft bought …

Digital Health