Syneron Medical said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for a new ultra-short 785nm wavelength laser for its PicoWay picosecond laser device. The PicoWay system is an aesthetic laser system designed for removing tattoos of all colors and types and treating pigmented lesions. The system won FDA clearance for the removal of tattoos in November, […]
Jawbone agreed to acquire BodyMedia, reportedly for more than $100 million, in a bid to expand its footprint in the wearable technology market.
San Francisco-based Jawbone did not disclose the deal’s value, but Reuters, citing "a person familiar with the matter," reported that it’s worth "north of $100 million."
Pittsburgh-based BodyMedia’s roughly 60 employees will "join Jawbone’s existing team," according to a press release.
Co-founder Shimon Eckhouse, who served as Syneron CEO from its founding in 1992 to 1999, was tapped to replace the outgoing Scafuri. Eckhouse will also serve as chairman, according to a press release.