Fitbit’s Sense and Versa smartwatches get upgrades

The Pixel Watch remains the big looming question mark over the horizon for Google’s wearable ambitions, but for now, the Fitbit lines are carrying on like nothing much has changed. At a launch event

Home energy monitoring firm Sense just raised $105M

I assumed there was some sort of typo the last time I checked my energy bill. Honestly, it doesn’t bode well for someone who just installed a window air conditioning unit ahead of another climate ch

HR tech startup Sense valued at $500 million in SoftBank Vision Fund 2-led funding

Sense, an HR tech startup that helps some of the world’s largest staffing and recruitment agencies timely find and hire talent, has grown its valuation to $500 million in a new financing round, a pe

Sense sleep tracker maker Hello is shutting down

Hello, the makers of the bedside sleep tracker Sense, is shutting down as after looking for a buyer, according to a blog post from the company. The news was first reported by Axios, which said the co

Hello launches a voice-enabled Sense bedside sleep tracker for $149

With Alexa and Google Assistant are gunning for control over the general voice-driven experience with technology, that might open doors for some more targeted verticals that are centered around voice

Hello, makers of the Sense bedside sleep tracker, hires a CMO from DoorDash

Hello, the makers of the Sense sleep tracker, has hired Angela Chang, a former marketing lead for Nest and who was most-recently head of marketing at DoorDash, as its chief marketing officer. Her hi

Hello will begin selling its Sense sleep tracker at Best Buy and Target

While Kickstarter is a great place to start selling products online, and Amazon is a good next step, you’ll often see hardware companies begin shipping their products to local retailers like Be

Hello begins selling its bedside sleep tracker, Sense, internationally

Sense, a small sleep tracker that sits by your bed that looks to help improve sleep behavior, will now be for sale in international markets as the company gears up for the holiday shopping season. He

Ex-Mozilla team behind smart home hub Sense refunds Kickstarter backers, focuses on software

Earlier this year, a company called Silk Labs, co-founded by former Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal, unveiled its plans to address the smart home market with a hub called “Sense,” which interop

Hello’s Sense Sleep Tracker Lands On Amazon

Sense sleep tracker maker Hello has signed up with one of its first major retail distribution partners, Amazon, as it heads into the holiday season. Originally selling directly through its website, an

Sense Sleep Tracker Maker Hello Valued Between $250M And $300M In Latest Funding Round

Hello, the creator of the Sense sleep tracker, is valued between $250 million and $300 million as part of its latest funding round, sources tell TechCrunch. The company has raised $40 million in a rou

Neurence’s Cloud Platform Gives Wearables Eyes That Can See And Ears That Can Hear

U.K. startup Neurence, which has previously released two proof-of-concept apps showcasing its augmented reality tech, called Taggar and Tag Me, has now launched its long term platform play: a machine

Hello, Maker of Sense, Nabs The Technical Head Of The Google Nexus Phone Program

Hello, the startup that smashed its Kickstarter goals by raising $2.4 million for an elegant, spherical sleep sensor called Sense, just poached Scott Bartlett, the technical lead behind Google's Nexus

HTC Dodges Carrier Update Lag By Separating Sense 6 Features Across Multiple Google Play Apps

HTC is hardly unique in facing challenges updating its software for its Android smartphones – carriers must approve OS updates, including those for the UI skins that Android OEMs make for their dev

Fly Or Die: 3D Systems Sense Scanner

If you followed along with this year’s CES coverage, you know that one trend that emerged over the past couple years is here to stay. If you haven’t made your peace with the 3D printing re

This Week On The TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast: PS4, Xbox One, And The Sense 3D Scanner

Happy Thanksgiving, dear readers. What are you thankful for? My list is short, but sweet: I'm thankful for you guys, gaming consoles, and 3d scanners.

Meet Sense, 3D Systems’ Cheap, Dead-Simple 3D Scanner For The Masses

We've seen more than a few startups cook up their own impressive 3D scanners -- there's <a target="_blank" href="">Makerbot</a> and its <a href="

Leaked Screenshots Show HTC Might Have Finally Gotten Sense Right

You know, for all the changes HTC has made to its Sense interface for smartphones over the years, it generally looks the same as it did back in the old days. That may not be the case for much longer i

HTC Sense UI for Android may be getting sweet, sweet multitouch

Who could have guessed that simple gestures like pinch-to-zoom would make or break a phone experience for some people? With Android 2.1 slowly rolling out to most Android handsets out there, HTC decid

The HTC Hero/Sense UI video walk-through

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