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April 01, 2015 6:26 AM ET

Household Durables

Company Overview of AliphCom, Inc.

Company Overview

AliphCom, Inc., doing business as Jawbone, designs, develops, and distributes consumer mobile and wearable devices. It offers wireless speakers, speakerphones, and ERA and ICON Bluetooth headsets; and NoiseAssassin technology, a military-grade noise-eliminating technology. The company provides special programs to corporate, education, and government organizations. It sells its products online and through retail partners. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in San Francisco, California.

99 Rhode Island Street

3rd Floor

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States

Founded in 1999

Phone:

415-230-7600

Fax:

415-813-6084

Key Executives for AliphCom, Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chairman
Chief Creative Officer
Operations Manager
Vice President of Product Management and Strategy
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

AliphCom, Inc. Key Developments

BlackRock Reportedly To Invest In Jawbone

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) reportedly may invest in AliphCom, Inc. (Jawbone). According to sources, BlackRock could be investing as much as $300 million into Jawbone. According to Fortune, neither Jawbone nor BlackRock would confirm details of the transaction, which isn’t complete and could yet fall through. But sources close to both parties confirm the two are in advanced talks for the investment.

Jawbone Introduces UP MOVE

Jawbone announced UP MOVETM, a new, easy-to-use activity tracker that helps get fit, lose weight and have fun doing it. At just $49.99, UP MOVE by Jawbone is the simplest way to get credit for steps, exercise and calories burned while also capturing detailed information about sleep. And UP MOVE lets learn more with Smart Coach ­ the UP® App's intelligent approach to personalized guidance and deeper insight that helps move more every day. Press the face of UP MOVE to see its sleek, hidden LED display light up to show progress toward goals at a glance. Press once to display step progress, twice to display the time, and three times to display sleep from the prior night. Made from a durable, nylon-like anodized aluminum, UP MOVE comes in five brilliant colors with corresponding clips so the user can easily fasten it anywhere. Place the tracker discreetly in the coin pocket of jeans, or use it with the clip to wear it on sock, belt or bra. Colorful hypoallergenic wrist straps are also available in two widths, slim and standard, allowing to wear UP MOVE on wrist and mix and match it with personal accessories. UP MOVE comes with a replaceable battery that lasts up to six months, eliminating the need for regular recharging. It uses the same circular batteries found in digital watches and remotes, which are long-lasting and easy to replace. The accelerometer built into UP MOVE counts daily steps without missing a beat, no matter where go or how wear it. UP MOVE can also be worn in bed to accurately track sleep, including hours slept and sleep quality. For optimum results, wear the comfortable wrist strap accessory during sleep. UP MOVE connects wirelessly with Jawbone's UP App via Bluetooth® Smart, syncing regularly in the background to track progress throughout the day and night. Smart Coach, the UP App's intelligent guidance and insight system, stays with every step of the way to help understand what changes should make, and encourages to move more each day. You'll get a deeper understanding of how diet, sleep, activity and other choices affect overall health and well-being, and you'll be motivated with personal challenges like drinking eight glasses of water in a day, or taking 2,500 more steps.

Jawbone Introduces UP3

Jawbone announced UP3, a multi-sensor activity tracker that provides in-depth information about health and fitness. Multi-sensor Platform: The advanced multi-sensor platform includes a new tri-axis accelerometer, sophisticated bioimpedance sensors, and skin and ambient temperature sensors. Using this technology, UP3 delivers resting heart rate - a key indicator of overall heart health - and will capture more health data through future firmware updates. Advanced Sleep: UP3 tracks detailed sleep stages including REM, Light and Deep sleep, providing in-depth information on sleep and what can do to improve it. Advanced Activity: New smart algorithms allow UP3 to automatically identify workouts and classify activities, including running, cross-training, tennis, and many more. Smart Coach: The band connects with the UP App to bring Smart Coach - an intelligent system that keeps track of progress and gives personalized guidance to help reach goals faster. The more information UP3 captures about sleep, activity, meals and other biometric signals, the more Smart Coach can do for you. Smart Design: Designed by leading industrial designer, Yves Behar, UP3 features a slim, stylish, and low-profile design that can accessorize with jewelry or watches on the wrist. With up to seven days of battery life, water resistance up to 10 meters and a durable anodized aluminum framework, UP3 is one of the only trackers available that achieves true 24/7 wearability. A secure, overlapping watch-style clasp allows to adjust the band to fit almost any wrist size.

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