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Exclusive: Google owner Alphabet in bid to buy Fitbit - sources
October 28, 2019
"Google will acquire Fitbit in $2.1 billion deal and direct challenge to Apple
FitBit on Friday announced it would be acquired by Google in a deal that values the smartwatch maker at roughly $2.1 billion.
The deal puts Alphabet in a race against Apple when it comes to tracking fitness and health data..."
Google's $2.1 billion bet on Fitbit: What will it do with the corporate wellness business?
Fitbit Says Google Will Not Use Its Health Data For Ads
November 2, 2019
Why Google’s Fitbit deal could break its legacy of hardware failures
By Mark Sullivan 11.04.19
How to delete your Fitbit data before Google takes charge
Fitbit is doomed: Here's why everything Google buys turns to garbage by Jason Perlow.
Here’s Why The Google Fitbit Deal Matters–And What You Should Do
November 17, 2019
CNBC: Some Fitbit users say they’re getting rid of the devices because they don’t trust Google
Facebook tried to acquire Fitbit but Google edged it by a small margin
Googlebit might be better for consumers than Facebit
November 27, 2019
Google’s $2.1B acquisition of Fitbit faces DOJ probe: sources
December 10, 2019
"2 Million Fitbit Accounts Were Exposed by Cybercriminals
A user on a well-known hacker community has leaked the emails and passwords of 1,999,999 users of the widely used health and fitness platform Fitbit...
The recently leaked information allows whoever has it to access users’ detailed exercise and fitness data, such as health statistics (blood pressure, heart rate, and so on), training hours, steps walked, walking, jogging and/or cycling history (GPS location, duration, etc.), workout sessions at a local gym, sleep patterns, and more..."
EU privacy body warns of privacy risks in Google, Fitbit deal
February 20, 2020
Google/Fitbit review: Privacy IS a competition issue
March 4, 2020
European Consumer Group Questions Alphabet's Fitbit Buy
May 13, 2020
European regulators just set a July 20 deadline to decide whether they will allow Google's Fitbit deal to pass
June 16, 2020
ACCC raises competition concerns about Google's acquisition of Fitbit
June 18, 2020
Your Objections to the Google-Fitbit Merger
June 25, 2020
Advocacy groups raise concerns over Google’s $2.1 billion Fitbit bid
July 2, 2020
Google's Fitbit deal will face EU antitrust probe if no concessions - sources
July 9, 2020
EU demands major concessions from Google over Fitbit deal
European Commission has until August 8th to make decision on deal
July 23, 2020
Google's $2.1 billion Fitbit deal faces EU antitrust probe: sources
July 30, 2020
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into the proposed acquisition of Fitbit by Google
August 4, 2020
EU regulators extend Google, Fitbit deal probe to December 23
September 23, 2020