Stories by Fred O'Connor

Fitbit looks to raise at least US$358 million in IPO

Fitbit, whose wearable devices collect data on users' fitness activities and sleeping patterns, plans on pricing its initial public offering at US$14 to $16 a share, raising up to $358 million if its stock sells on the high end of the range.

Written by Fred O'Connor03 June 15 02:15

Swatch smartwatch to go on sale in two countries

Swatch, the Swiss watchmaker known for its colorful products, will launch its smartwatch in two countries, entering a crowded space that includes tech heavyweights Apple and Google.

Written by Fred O'Connor29 May 15 02:05

Microsoft developing Cortana app for iOS, Android

Microsoft is bringing Cortana to iOS and Android smartphones, extending the voice-controlled personal assistant to platforms beyond Windows 10 and Windows Phone.

Written by Fred O'Connor27 May 15 01:05

The path to enterprise IoT may not be as steep as you think

The tech challenges that accompany IoT projects shouldn't deter companies from attempting to find meaning in data gathered from connected devices. The solutions may be closer than they think.

Written by Fred O'Connor21 May 15 09:14