Google can ward off EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal with data pledge

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Google can ward off EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal with data pledge

Decision due by 20 July.

Google may be able to stave off a full-scale EU antitrust investigation into its planned US$2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit by pledging not to use Fitbit's health data for its ads, people familiar with the matter said. The deal announced in November last year allows Google, a ...

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