Fitbit considers whether it should explore a sale

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    Exclusive: Google owner Alphabet in bid to buy Fitbit - sources
    October 28, 2019
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...et-in-bid-to-buy-fitbit-sources-idUSKBN1X71NY
     
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    Google's $2.1 billion bet on Fitbit: What will it do with the corporate wellness business?
     
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    Fitbit Says Google Will Not Use Its Health Data For Ads
    November 2, 2019
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    Why Google’s Fitbit deal could break its legacy of hardware failures
     
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    Here’s Why The Google Fitbit Deal Matters–And What You Should Do
    November 17, 2019
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/kateof...le-fitbit-deal-mattersand-what-you-should-do/
    CNBC: Some Fitbit users say they’re getting rid of the devices because they don’t trust Google
     
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    Facebook tried to acquire Fitbit but Google edged it by a small margin
    Googlebit might be better for consumers than Facebit
    November 27, 2019
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    Google’s $2.1B acquisition of Fitbit faces DOJ probe: sources
    December 10, 2019
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    "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..."

    https://hackernoon.com/2-million-fitbit-accounts-was-exposed-by-cybercriminals-aa7u36pj
     
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    EU privacy body warns of privacy risks in Google, Fitbit deal
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    Google/Fitbit review: Privacy IS a competition issue
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    European Consumer Group Questions Alphabet's Fitbit Buy
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    European regulators just set a July 20 deadline to decide whether they will allow Google's Fitbit deal to pass
    June 16, 2020
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    ACCC raises competition concerns about Google's acquisition of Fitbit
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    Your Objections to the Google-Fitbit Merger
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    Advocacy groups raise concerns over Google’s $2.1 billion Fitbit bid
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    Google's Fitbit deal will face EU antitrust probe if no concessions - sources
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