The reasoning behind Apple’s acquisition of Beddit

Time to take away Apple’s credit cards, because the iPhone maker is on a buying spree. Since the beginning of 2016, the company is known to have bought nine companies.

Well, make that 10, since earlier this week it was subtly announced that Apple had acquired another business. So what does this new company do, and how will its acquisition benefit Apple?

In IT Blogwatch, we take a nap.

So what is going on? Roland Hutchinson has the background:

Apple has made another acquisition, this time…a company called Beddit who makes a sleep monitoring system…The Beddit…system is placed under the sheet on your bed on top of the mattress, it then monitors your sleeping pattern and saves the data in an iPhone app.

And did Apple or Beddit announce the acquisition? How did all this come to light? Christina Farr has those details:

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from Computerworld



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