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Maybe Don't Get Too Excited Just Yet Over Google Buying Fitbit

Maybe Don't Get Too Excited Just Yet Over Google Buying Fitbit

Last Friday, Google plunked down $2.1 billion to acquire Fitbit. If you’ve been paying attention to wearables, the news wasn’t exactly a surprise. Google has been hobbling along in the smartwatch

Fitbit Gets Struck by Silicon Valley’s Hardware Hex

This is your Data Sheet for Monday, November 4, 2019

Fitbit Gets Struck by Silicon Valley’s Hardware Hex

This is your Data Sheet for Monday, November 4, 2019
Google To Acquire Fitbit For $2.1 Billion

Google To Acquire Fitbit For $2.1 Billion

For years, we have been hearing rumors that Google could be looking to make their own smartwatch. However, that has yet to materialize, but it looks like the company could be inching closer to making

Google confirms rumored $2.1 billion Fitbit acqusition

The rumors are now officially true: Google is indeed finalizing the acquisition of fitness device maker Fitbit and if all goes well, it will be a $2.1 billion investment for the tech giant. They have
Buying Fitbit won't save Google's failing Wear OS

Buying Fitbit won't save Google's failing Wear OS

Google announced earlier this week that it would purchase Fitbit, the ailing manufacturer of fitness-focused wearables and smartwatches, for $2.1 billion. As tech acquisitions go, this one was small:

Here's how Fitbit can help fix Wear OS

Now that Google's acquisition of Fitbit is official, the question is what the search giant will do with it. When the news broke on Friday, Google's Rick Osterloh said the company sees the deal as an
What Google's Fitbit Buy Means for the Future of Wearables

What Google's Fitbit Buy Means for the Future of Wearables

The acquisition bringing new concerns—and new opportunities.
Adios, Alexa? How Google could change your FitBit experience.

Adios, Alexa? How Google could change your FitBit experience.

It's a match made in data heaven. After days of rumors, Google announced Friday that it would be acquiring wearables pioneer FitBit for $2.1 billion. In an industry where warring tech giants are
Digital Trends Live: Google buys Fitbit, Razr pics, Apple TV+, and more

Digital Trends Live: Google buys Fitbit, Razr pics, Apple TV+, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the top tech stories, including Google's acquisition of Fitbit, leaked Razr smartphone pics, the arrival of Apple TV+, the U.S. Interior Department's
Google to Buy Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

Google to Buy Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

The deal represents an aggressive attempt by Google to bolster its lineup of hardware products.

Google’s Fitbit acquisition is official for $2.1 billion

Despite being one of the first in the wearable game and buying up Pebble, Fitbit is going to fold under Alphabet’s wing. Google’s parent company was reportedly trying to buy them earlier this week,

Can a combined Google/Fitbit take on the Apple Watch?

In January 2014, Google announced plans to acquire Nest for $3.2 billion; the acquisition was completed the following day, but since then, Nest’s integration has been a controlled burn. Initially, the
Google’s Fitbit purchase could reshape its healthcare ambitions

Google’s Fitbit purchase could reshape its healthcare ambitions

Google has reached into parent company Alphabet’s $121 billion cash reserves to spend $2.1 billion on Fitbit, a move into the key consumer health market that places them in more direct competition

3 Key Takeaways from Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

Google is acquiring wearables maker Fitbit. Here's what it means for the company's healthcare ambitions.
Google is buying Fitbit to dominate the wearable computing space

Google is buying Fitbit to dominate the wearable computing space

Google will buy the company in a $2.1 billion all-cash deal. The post Google is buying Fitbit to dominate the wearable computing space appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Daily Crunch: Google is buying Fitbit

Daily Crunch: Google is buying Fitbit

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Google
Google to Acquire Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

Google to Acquire Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

While Google's hardware chief Rick Osterloh says this is an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS, it could just as easily be a sign that Wear OS is doomed. The post Google to Acquire Fitbit for
Google Buys Fitbit to Fulfill Its Own Bigger Ambitions

Google Buys Fitbit to Fulfill Its Own Bigger Ambitions

A Google-branded fitness tracker is only the beginning of the company's wider “ambient computing” vision.
Buying Fitbit Probably Means Google Will Finally Make a Smartwatch

Buying Fitbit Probably Means Google Will Finally Make a Smartwatch

The future of hardware between Fitbit and Google, should they join now that Google has attempted to acquire the wearable maker, is mostly a mystery. I think we’re assuming there will be new Fitbit