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Google says it’s closing the Fitbit acquisition—uh, without DOJ approval?

Google doesn't have DOJ approval, but it says it has waited long enough.

fitbit - Ars Technica
12:49pm PST - January 14th, 2021

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

The acquisition bringing new concerns—and new opportunities.

fitbit - Wired
4:00am PDT - November 2nd, 2019

Google is buying Fitbit: now what?

Google has a serious hole when it comes to wearables and it hasn’t been able to develop its own way out of it, so it needs to buy its way out. Fitbit is the best (some might say the only) available company that could fit the bill.

fitbit - The Verge
1:15pm PDT - November 1st, 2019

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 company existed as a subsidiary of the newly-formed Alphab…

fitbit - TechCrunch
12:57pm PDT - November 1st, 2019

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 with rival Apple. For more than a year, Ftibit and Google have…

fitbit - TechCrunch
12:56pm PDT - November 1st, 2019

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 is acquiring Fitbit for $2.1 billion Google will pay $7.35…

fitbit - TechCrunch
12:01pm PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google’s FitBit acquisition raises questions about what it will do with users’ health data

The search giant’s $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit raises questions about data privacy and antitrust.

fitbit - Recode
11:30am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Facebook reportedly was in talks to buy Fitbit before Google was

Google bought Fitbit for $2.1 billion dollars, but apparently the search giant wasn’t the only tech company circling — Facebook was purportedly also in talks to buy the fitness tracking firm before Google. But ultimately, Google was willing to pay twice as mu…

fitbit - The Verge
10:25am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Arista, US Steel, Fitbit & more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading:

fitbit - CNBC
10:01am PDT - November 1st, 2019

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.

fitbit - Wired
9:40am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google taps fitness tracker market with $2.1 billion bid for Fitbit

Alphabet Inc-owned Google will buy Fitbit Inc for $2.1 billion, as the biggest Web search company looks to take on Apple and Samsung in the crowded market for fitness trackers and smart watches.

fitbit - Reuters
9:22am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1B, stepping back into wearables

Google is buying Fitbit for about $2.1 billion, enabling the internet company to step back into the hotly contested market for smartwatches and health trackers.Fitbit is a pioneer in...

fitbit - Associated Press
9:14am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Why Google Is Buying Fitbit

Fitbit is getting bought out for a fraction of its IPO price.

fitbit - Fortune
8:25am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Fitbit surges 17% after Google agrees to buy the company for $2.1 billion (FIT)

Fitbit surges 17% after Google agrees to buy the company for $2.1 billion (FIT)

fitbit - Business Insider
8:08am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Fitbit surges 17% after Google agrees to buy the company for $2.1 billion (FIT)

Fitbit surges 17% after Google agrees to buy the company for $2.1 billion (FIT)

fitbit - Business Insider (UK)
8:08am PDT - November 1st, 2019

It’s official: Google is buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion

That was fast: Though rumors emerged earlier this week that Google was planning to buy Fitbit, we didn’t think we’d hear an update quite this soon. But it’s official now: Google has entered into a “definitive agreement” to buy Fitbit for approximately $2.1 bi…

fitbit - The Next Web
7:29am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Google says the move will bolster Wear OS and bring Google-branded fitness trackers.

fitbit - Ars Technica
7:01am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google is acquiring Fitbit

The rumors are true. A week after word surfaced that Google planned to buy Fitbit, the companies have confirmed the purchase. The match could ultimately prove beneficial for both parties. Google has struggled to make much of a dent in the wearables category, …

fitbit - TechCrunch
6:06am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Fitbit will make Wear OS devices in future.

fitbit - Engadget
6:06am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google to Buy Fitbit, Amping Up Wearables Race

Deal to acquire maker of wearable fitness products for $2.1 billion extends Google’s reach in consumer electronics

fitbit - The Wall Street Journal
6:04am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google to Buy Fitbit, Amping Up Wearables Race

Deal to acquire maker of wearable fitness products for $2.1 billion extends Google’s reach in consumer electronics

fitbit - The Wall Street Journal
6:04am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google to Buy Fitbit, Amping Up Wearables Race

Deal to acquire maker of wearable fitness products for $2.1 billion extends Google’s reach in consumer electronics

fitbit - The Wall Street Journal
6:04am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google to Buy Fitbit, Bolstering Hardware Business

Deal to acquire wearable fitness products company for about $2.1 billion would extend search giant’s reach in consumer electronics

fitbit - The Wall Street Journal
6:04am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google to acquire Fitbit, valuing the smartwatch maker at about $2.1 billion

The acquisition pits Alphabet against fellow tech giant Apple in the wearable fitness tracking space.

fitbit - Hacker News
6:02am PDT - November 1st, 2019

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion

The fitness tracking company will join Google

fitbit - The Verge
6:02am PDT - November 1st, 2019

RT @JonErlichman: Time since products were released: iPad 11 years Fitbit 13 years iPhone 14 years Kindle 14 years iPod 20 years BlackBerr…

Jason MacNeil (@kingjmusicman)
10:32am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @JonErlichman: Time since products were released: iPad 11 years Fitbit 13 years iPhone 14 years Kindle 14 years iPod 20 years BlackBerr…

Diana Guzman (@diaguzman9)
10:26am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @ElmntsofMadness: Since I know some folks on here are health-minded, what would you recommend for a fitness tracker? My Fitbit band brok…

Sports News & Videos (@robinsportsnews)
10:25am PST - February 25th, 2021

Since I know some folks on here are health-minded, what would you recommend for a fitness tracker? My Fitbit band broke in a way that can’t be remedied or swapped. Presume I’m pushing a budget of $100 & below. https://t.co/RQe7kHDeIG

Douglas Davidson (@ElmntsofMadness)
10:24am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @JonErlichman: Time since products were released: iPad 11 years Fitbit 13 years iPhone 14 years Kindle 14 years iPod 20 years BlackBerr…

Gary Kerner (@kerner_gary)
10:24am PST - February 25th, 2021

I just achieved my daily @Fitbit step goals of 10347

Simple (@centralsimon)
10:21am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @mvbiggs: Achieved my daily #Fitbit step goal with 12270 and counting ...

yahyatuts (@yahyapatel)
10:20am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @Cormac187: Unfortunately my fitbit Versa 3 is having a fierce hard time lately pairing to my phone. Is apple watch worth looking into?…

yahyatuts (@yahyapatel)
10:20am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @DANdFRA: Stunning new “SMTZ//OMGosh” #watchface #clockface with super AOD mode by @smtz_watch for #Fitbit #fitbitversa3 #fitbitsense #m

yahyatuts (@yahyapatel)
10:20am PST - February 25th, 2021

United States #wearablemedicaldevices market held over 32% revenue share in 2018 and is set to register a significant CAGR up to 2025, owing to increasing incidence of chronic conditions among population. @fitbit @AbbottNews @BioTelInc https://t.co/BFdWoKQphb

Avinash Suryawanshi (@avisurve4)
10:20am PST - February 25th, 2021

Achieved my daily #Fitbit step goal with 12270 and counting ...

Matt V (@mvbiggs)
10:20am PST - February 25th, 2021

Unfortunately my fitbit Versa 3 is having a fierce hard time lately pairing to my phone. Is apple watch worth looking into? #fitbit #AppleWatch @FitbitSupport @Apple

Cormac (@Cormac187)
10:19am PST - February 25th, 2021

Is the NRC app available on @fitbit watches? @NikeService

Сия Ронин (@siyaronin)
10:19am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @DESMOND_Tweets: MyDESMOND digital self-management platform has a host of features, including: track your activity levels. A great way t…

Will Dias (@Will_Bill_Dias)
10:17am PST - February 25th, 2021

RT @HFGEnthusiast: Is a Fitbit Premium subscription worth it in 2021? #wearables #fitbit #smartwatch https://t.co/RVc3t5Woms https://t.co/x…

Gadgets & Wearables (@HFGEnthusiast)
2:46am PST - February 23rd, 2021

RT @HFGEnthusiast: Survey suggests Fitbit might start charging users to view historical data #wearables #wearabletech #smartwatch #fitbit h…

Gadgets & Wearables (@HFGEnthusiast)
2:46am PST - February 23rd, 2021

RT @HFGEnthusiast: Fitbit’s Get in Your Zone challenge starts tomorrow! #fitbit #smartwatch #wearables @fitbit @FitbitUK https://t.co/xoI8w…

Gadgets & Wearables (@HFGEnthusiast)
2:46am PST - February 23rd, 2021

RT @ThatKevinSmith: Fucking with @fitbit after @JenSchwalbach gave me one for Valentines Day. It’s so gamified that I’m now addicted to pla…

Bryn Hocking (@Brynhocking1)
2:45am PST - February 23rd, 2021

The Proclaimers should do an ad for Fitbit. #popmaster

Matt Oakley (@MattOakleyMojo)
2:43am PST - February 23rd, 2021

RT @TheNursingCE: Apple Watch vs Fitbit...it's your choice! Show your heart some love and enter our latest giveaway! Learn more and enter…

Cookie Smith (@1nursediva)
2:41am PST - February 23rd, 2021

RT @Natachyy: A week into this Fitbit and I'm loving it.

☮️ (@chibzyakazue)
2:37am PST - February 23rd, 2021

The watch face on my FitBit mimics this watch, which is definitely designed for the #LaidBackAndLovely. (Groupie: I can’t even. Also, it sounds like you should both be friends) https://t.co/gL7xjgGQYr

Zaph Camden (@ZaphCamden)
2:35am PST - February 23rd, 2021

Not my Fitbit app judging me for my lack of activity for over a week. I HAVE FACET JOINT PAIN IN MY LUMBAR, leave me to cry in agony https://t.co/tewcNbyQKv

V (@covermeinbagels)
2:33am PST - February 23rd, 2021

Google Pixel 5, Fitbit Versa 3, and Pixel Buds international giveaway @androidauth #giveaway https://t.co/qghCHag31E

Wa'ONE' Octovia (@_iAM_ONe_)
2:22am PST - February 23rd, 2021

RT @Matt_Clapham: Last weeks efforts #fitbit #fitbitionic #instafit @ Plymouth https://t.co/asVIaUGnRT

yahyatuts (@yahyapatel)
2:20am PST - February 23rd, 2021

Last weeks efforts #fitbit #fitbitionic #instafit @ Plymouth https://t.co/asVIaUGnRT

Matt Clapham (@Matt_Clapham)
2:12am PST - February 23rd, 2021
Activity report 22/02: 11,627 #steps, 8.2km

#fitbit #fitness #fitnessgoals #10000steps https://t.co/Vjpezsaz08

Activity report 22/02: 11,627 #steps, 8.2km #fitbit #fitness #fitnessgoals #10000steps https://t.co/Vjpezsaz08

Lesley Hawkins (@LesleyHawkins5)
2:44pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

Should go out for a quick jog. Where’s my FitBit?

General (@TheLord_Jeybro)
2:44pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

https://t.co/UlgtLn6Xzf #Fitstats I'm walking every day, keeping up with writing and my steps.

Shirley Hailstock (@shailstock)
2:44pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

RT @StuffSA: Keen on Fitbit but not enthused by the high asking price of a premium subscription plan? A cheaper option may be coming your w…

Toby Shapshak (@shapshak)
2:41pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

Annoyed that I forgot to tell my fitbit I was working out until after my first set

La cabeza de Lauren (@AkshulyIzLauren)
2:37pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

I went outside to get the 10,000 steps up, just to see what the Fitbit would do, and while I was out I saw a space fireball streak across the sky. https://t.co/Re7R7Eni5H

Zaph Camden (@ZaphCamden)
2:33pm PST - February 22nd, 2021
My steps today #Fitbit February 22,2021 Monday https://t.co/oLdu2avYM1

My steps today #Fitbit February 22,2021 Monday https://t.co/oLdu2avYM1

(@AlyssaFitbit)
2:31pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

I earned a Fitbit Adjustment of 6 calories. #LoseIt

Tiffany Love (@TooFitToQuit)
2:30pm PST - February 22nd, 2021
Remote patient monitoring has been praised as one of the most promising opportunities in health care. Learn why from this article. This content from Harvard Business Review is brought to you by Fitbit Health Solutions. https://t.co/EEBaCagPbS https://t.co/R9cCcIhUti

Remote patient monitoring has been praised as one of the most promising opportunities in health care. Learn why from this article. This content from Harvard Business Review is brought to you by Fitbit Health Solutions. https://t.co/EEBaCagPbS https://t.co/R9cCcIhUti

Fitbit Health Solutions (@FitbitHealth)
2:30pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

My FitBit just congratulated me for capping off “10 active hours”, and it didn’t seem to judge the fact that the streak-clinching step that I took was toward a bag of chips. #ThanksFitBit

Jarrod Worthington (@worthingtonlhs)
2:30pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

My steps today #Fitbit February 22,2021 Monday https://t.co/vAtGDMRHqX

(@tweetygurly13)
2:28pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

I earned a Fitbit Adjustment of 1 calories. #LoseIt

Tina Lee-Vogt (@TinaLeeVogt)
2:28pm PST - February 22nd, 2021

My steps today #Fitbit February 22,2021 Monday https://t.co/f4R4u1EYX6

(@bhmcxtina13)
2:27pm PST - February 22nd, 2021
Focusing On All Areas of Your Wellness For A Healthy Pregnancy https://t.co/DbTZ7px1oK https://t.co/xFt2O3oo8y

Focusing On All Areas of Your Wellness For A Healthy Pregnancy https://t.co/DbTZ7px1oK https://t.co/xFt2O3oo8y

Hedge of Hedgies (@hedgeofhedgies)
2:00pm PST - February 21st, 2021