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Topic: Nike

NBA star Kobe Bryant discusses day with Apple's Jony Ive set up by simple cold call

07/22/2014, 12:07 pm

Future basketball hall-of-famer Kobe Bryant is planning for life beyond the court, and takes it upon himself to cold-call some of the smartest minds in business for advice. Among those he's spoken with is Apple's famed chief designer Jony Ive.

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Nike to focus on 'digital sport' software, excited about future Apple collaborations

04/25/2014, 09:04 pm

In an interview on Friday, Nike CEO Mark Parker said his company is not giving up on its "digital sport" initiative with the apparent demise of FuelBand and will instead pursue expansion of the NikeFuel ecosystem through high-profile partners like Apple.

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Nike to reportedly exit wearables market, fires bulk of FuelBand team [u]

04/18/2014, 09:04 pm

A rumor on Friday claims Nike is planning to shut down the division responsible for creating wearable fitness trackers, starting with the axing of as many as 55 people from the FuelBand team.

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Nike opens NikeFuel activity platform to third parties, adds San Francisco dev lab

04/10/2014, 01:04 pm

Nike on Thursday announced plans to allow fitness app developers to funnel users' activity into its NikeFuel measurement system -- in hopes of creating a universal standard for activity tracking across platforms - and backed the initiative with a new San Francisco-based development laboratory.

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Review: Nike+ FuelBand SE

11/20/2013, 03:11 am

Nike's second-generation FuelBand makes progress toward a more complete activity monitor, including support for Bluetooth LE, an improved accelerometer, increased durability and a new iOS app.

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Nike announces new iPhone-compatible Fuelband SE fitness tracker

10/15/2013, 11:10 am

Nike has announced a new version of its wrist-worn iPhone-compatible fitness tracker, the Fuelband SE, adding new color options to its popular device.

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Nike may unveil new FuelBand at mid-October media event with advanced biometrics, iOS support

10/03/2013, 05:10 pm

The "NikeFuel Forum," scheduled for Oct. 15 in New York, is a platform for "a discussion of the future of the digital world experience and physical activity."

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Apple's recent hire from Nike wasn't FuelBand designer, focused on shoes

09/28/2013, 02:09 pm

Contrary to earlier reports, Apple's recent hiring of a Nike designer was not related to his involvement in the Nike FuelBand project, because Ben Shaffer wasn't even involved in the wearable device.

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Apple poaches Nike wearable devices guru - report

09/27/2013, 02:09 pm

Nike has allegedly lost one of its top designers, as the director of the shoe and apparel company's research and development studio, responsible for the FuelBand fitness tracker, has reportedly left Beaverton for Cupertino.

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Apple's new M7 motion coprocessor to empower new breed of fitness apps

09/11/2013, 09:09 pm

Apple's inclusion of a motion coprocessor in the iPhone 5s will likely spawn a whole new generation of intuitive, user-friendly fitness apps, and may indicate where the company's future devices and services are headed.

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Nike snubs Android users, says mobile FuelBand app to remain exclusive to Apple's iOS

02/11/2013, 01:02 pm

Nike on Sunday revealed that it is not working on bringing its iOS-exclusive Nike+ FuelBand fitness monitoring app to Google's Android platform, disappointing some Android fans and seemingly reversing a position the company took last year.

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