David Pierce

Wired

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David Pierce is a senior staff writer at Wired, covering personal technology.

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The Consumer Technology Association reports that industry sales have fallen worldwide for the past three years. Phones, computes and TV's are providing more than anyone needs.

A report from CES 2017

The Consumer Technology Association reports that industry sales have fallen worldwide for the past three years. Phones, computes and TV's are providing more than anyone needs.

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FitBit, the most popular fitness tracker, went public today. The stock is already outpacing expectations. The San Francisco startup is valued at $4 billion.

FitBit Goes Public

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