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Google sweetens Fitbit concessions

Google sweetens Fitbit concessions

Heading for EU okay.
Oct 19 2020 11:52AM
Google set to win EU okay for Fitbit deal with fresh concessions

Google set to win EU okay for Fitbit deal with fresh concessions

To address antitrust concerns.
Sep 30 2020 12:04PM
Amazon launches first fitness band, app 'Halo'

Amazon launches first fitness band, app 'Halo'

Takes on Fitbit, Apple and Samsung in crowded fitness tracker market.
Aug 28 2020 7:00AM
Google's Fitbit deal hits roadblock as EU opens probe

Google's Fitbit deal hits roadblock as EU opens probe

Antitrust regulators to investigate.
Aug 5 2020 11:18AM
Google's US$2.1 billion Fitbit deal faces EU antitrust probe

Google's US$2.1 billion Fitbit deal faces EU antitrust probe

Data pledge not enough.
Jul 31 2020 6:52AM
Could your Fitbit or Apple Watch detect early COVID-19 symptoms?

Could your Fitbit or Apple Watch detect early COVID-19 symptoms?

Researchers studying wearables as a way to identify COVID cases.
Jul 24 2020 12:22PM
EU regulators seek feedback on Google's Fitbit data pledge

EU regulators seek feedback on Google's Fitbit data pledge

Asks whether a full-scale investigation is needed.
Jul 16 2020 12:23PM
Google can ward off EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal with data pledge

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

Decision due by 20 July.
Jul 10 2020 1:32PM
EU regulators probe Google's proposed Fitbit acquisition

EU regulators probe Google's proposed Fitbit acquisition

Investigate whether deal will boost clout.
Jul 3 2020 6:57AM
ACCC to probe Google's proposed $3bn Fitbit acquisition

ACCC to probe Google's proposed $3bn Fitbit acquisition

Access to health data may stymie competition.
Jun 18 2020 11:41AM
EU consumer group warns against 'game-changer' Google-Fitbit deal

EU consumer group warns against 'game-changer' Google-Fitbit deal

May harm consumers and hinder innovation in the health and digital markets.
May 14 2020 2:20PM
Fitbit starts study to test if devices can detect irregular heart rhythms

Fitbit starts study to test if devices can detect irregular heart rhythms

As wearables firm is being acquired by Google-parent Alphabet Inc.
May 7 2020 6:49AM
EU privacy body warns of privacy risks in Google, Fitbit deal

EU privacy body warns of privacy risks in Google, Fitbit deal

Data Protection Board labels $3.2bn deal 'worrying'.
Feb 21 2020 6:42AM
US Justice Department to review Google's deal for Fitbit

US Justice Department to review Google's deal for Fitbit

Antitrust investigation into US$2.1b deal.
Dec 11 2019 1:20PM
Key antitrust lawmaker frustrated with Google's Fitbit deal

Key antitrust lawmaker frustrated with Google's Fitbit deal

Watchdog groups urge FTC to block deal.
Nov 14 2019 12:45PM
Data harvesting company takeovers worry regulators

Data harvesting company takeovers worry regulators

Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager concerned after Goolge's Fitbit buy.
Nov 8 2019 6:51AM
Google owner Alphabet in bid to buy Fitbit

Google owner Alphabet in bid to buy Fitbit

As it eyes slice of data rich market for fitness trackers and smartwatches.
Oct 29 2019 6:59AM
Fitbit considers whether it should explore a sale

Fitbit considers whether it should explore a sale

Due to competition from Apple and Samsung.
Sep 23 2019 12:58PM
Fitbit wins deal for one million new users in Singapore health plan

Fitbit wins deal for one million new users in Singapore health plan

Contract with government for trackers part of a health initiative that begins in October.
Aug 22 2019 6:55AM
The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court

The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court

[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
Nov 24 2014 10:03AM

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