Jawbone takes a big bite out of health tech: acquires BodyMedia, launches Up app platform

Jawbone is putting the pieces in place to become a wearable health technology leader.

The company announced today that it’s acquiring BodyMedia, creator of sophisticated health tracking devices used on the TV show The Biggest Loser. Additionally, Jawbone is launching an app platform for its Up health wristband today, allowing third-party companies to integrate their services with Jawbone’s data.

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