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Google Acquires Fitbit

2019 11 Nov

Tech giant Google's formal purchase of Fitbit, the world's second largest wearable maker, in a deal worth $2.1 billion, finally put an end to a month of rumours.   In a blog post announcing the acquisition, Google's SVP of devices and services, Rick Osterloh, wrote the company sees "an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well... Read more

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Google and Fitbit collaborate on tech and wearables

2018 09 May

Fitness wearables and apps help patients to take a more active role in their wellness and chronic disease management. While data from wearables benefit the users (patients), these are often not readily accessible to care providers who could use such data to inform treatment decisions. To address this problem, Google and Fitbit have announced a new... Read more