Nokia acquires Unium, a mesh WiFi startup that works with Google Fiber, as part of big home WiFi push

While Nokia’s former handset business forges ahead with its new device strategy under licensee HMD, Nokia itself has taken one more step to build out its business with carriers in a new wave of

Nokia is re-evaluating its wearables division

Nokia’s been facing an uphill battle for relevance in the consumer space ever since the company threw in the towel on smartphones. Wearables seemed like a reasonable road, so the company snapped up

Nokia introduces a new sleep sensor that works with IFTTT

Nokia’s health division, which is the result of the Withings acquisition, is announcing some new stuff at CES in Las Vegas. First, there’s a new sleep sensor called Nokia Sleep. In addition to mon

Withings is now Nokia

Nokia announced at Mobile World Congress back in February that it would be sunsetting the Withings brand this summer. After giving fans of the French connected health device maker sufficient time to m

Apple and Nokia bury patent hatchet

Well that didn't last long. A fresh patent spat between Nokia and Apple which fired up at the back end of last year when Cupertino accused the former world number one mobile maker of making like a pat

Goodbye Withings, hello Nokia

Say goodbye to Withings. It’s been less than a year since Nokia completed its acquisition of the French smart devices maker and now it the Withings brand is about to be sunset. Withings’

Withings does the hybrid smartwatch right with the Steel HR

Smartwatches aren’t for everyone. That much has been clear since day one, a fact seemingly confirmed by a recent stagnation in the space. Too many are designed to be once-size-fits-all, but ultimate

Here’s a smart hairbrush with a built-in microphone from Withings and L’Oreal

How do you know when things have gone full-on CES? It’s probably a pretty good sign when people start launching smart hairbrushes. Like the many connected toothbrushes that have come before it, the

Withings products disappear from Apple stores following Nokia patent kerfuffle

As most of us were gearing up for a relatively quiet holiday season, Apple and Nokia were getting ready to go to battle, reigniting a war that had seemingly gone cold in 2011 with a reported $720 mill

The Skagen Hagen smart watch keeps tabs on your minimalist life

Skagen is a Danish watch company famous for its minimalist designs and affordable prices. Now, for $215, you can add a little smarts to your minimalist wrist, a welcome bit of news for those who think

Withings adds heart-rate monitoring to its analog fitness watch

There’s really only so much you can do with your analog fitness watch before it turns into something else. Withings already has one of the nicer offerings in the space in the form of the Steel &#82

Withings’ incredibly sophisticated thermometer is now available

Even though Nokia <a target="_blank" href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2016/06/01/nokia-completes-190m-acquisition-of-withings-health-gadget-maker/">acquired</a> Withings for $190 million, the French

Nokia completes $190M acquisition of Withings health gadget maker

Back in April Nokia announced it was buying health and fitness focused gadget maker Withings for €170 million (~$190M). At the time it was expecting the acquisition to close in Q3 but it has now

13 TechCrunch stories you don’t want to miss this week

This week, announcements from Google’s annual I/O developer conference dominated tech headlines. But Oracle and Google are back in court, Apple unveiled a new redesigned store in SF and we learn

The Withings Go shows promise, but is mostly a non-starter

Drop the price $20 and add a bit more functionality and you’ve got a compelling product on your hands. The way things stand now though, the Withings Go is more of a curiosity than it is compelling -

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 busin

The Withings Go Is A Cheap Little Activity Tracker

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.withings.com/us/en/">Withings</a> has <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2016/01/04/withings-launches-incredibly-sophisticated-thermometer-to-track-your-fever/">o

Withings Launches Incredibly Sophisticated Thermometer To Track Your Fever

You may know Withings for its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/11/16/withings-is-back-with-a-new-watch-the-activite-steel/">beautiful smart watches</a>, but the company has had a long history

11 Fantastic Gifts From Cool Hardware Startups

It's no secret, we love startups. And yet, finding the perfect gift for a startup lover is challenging. The great thing is that some of our favorite startups are now making cool hardware products.

Withings Is Back With A New Watch, The Activité Steel

French hardware startup Withings has released two smart-ish watches so far -- the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/12/22/withings-activite-review/">Activité</a> and the <a href="https://beta
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