Google Axes Staff In Assistant, Hardware, Engineering Teams

Hundreds of job losses at Google, as staff are handed marching orders across multiple teams, amid exit of FitBit co-founders

5 months ago

Max Schrems’ Noyb Files Privacy Complaint Against Fitbit

Complaint from campaign group alleges Google's Fitbit broke EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules

10 months ago

The State of Wearable MedTech

As wearable MedTech continues to evolve rapidly, does there continue to be a business case to develop this technology, and…

11 months ago

Google Unveils Flagship Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, And Pixel Watch

New Pixel 7 smartphones unveiled today by Google, including first-ever Pixel smartwatch with Fitbit included

2 years ago

Pixel Watch Render Suggests Fitbit Integration

After years of rumours about potential Google’s Pixel Watch, render from respected leaker is revealed, touting name from the Lord…

2 years ago

Google Tests Health Monitoring Via Smartphone Sensors

Yet another healthcare move from Google, which is now testing the sensors on smartphones for heart monitoring and eyeball health

2 years ago

Fitbit Recalls Ionic Smartwatches Over Burn Risk

Google-owned Fitbit recalls more than a million Ionix smartwatches, after burn injuries from overheating lithium-ion battery

2 years ago

Google Opens Doors Of First Ever Retail Store

Google retail store in a trendy New York neighbourhood open doors for businesses, to showcase hardware devices and online services…

3 years ago

Google To Open Retail Store In New York

Good idea? Google retail store in New York’s Chelsea neighbourhood will sell Pixel phones, FitBit devices and Nest products

3 years ago

Google I/O: Android 12 Boasts Major Redesign

Google I/O: With few hardware (Pixel etc) announcements, Google confirms massive redesign for Android 12, including new look and feel

3 years ago

Google Wins EU Approval For Fitbit Deal

Over a year since Google announced it was acquiring fitness device maker in a $2.1bn deal, EU gives its official…

3 years ago

Google Makes More Concessions On Fitbit Deal

Additional concessions by Google over £1.6bn Fitbit acquisition likely to win over EU competition regulators, as proposed deal nears one-year…

4 years ago

Google Concessions Likely To Win EU Approval For Fitbit Deal – Report

Alphabet division Google likely to win EU antitrust approval over its contrversial acquisition of wearable fitness provider Fitbit

4 years ago

EU Regulators Extend Fitbit Antitrust Probe

Fitness data probe. European antitrust regulators have given themselves more time to investigate Google's acquisition of Fitbit

4 years ago

The Tech Of Health: How Wearable Technology Is the Key To Long-Term Fitness

News that Amazon has moved into the wearable health and fitness area with its Halo Band, Silicon UK considers the…

4 years ago

EU Launches Antitrust Probe Into Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

European competition regulators launch formal antitrust investigation of Alphabet's Google and its decision to acquire Fitbit

4 years ago

Google Fitbit Data Pledge Not Sufficient To Offset Antitrust Probe

Offer by Google not to use Fitbit data for adverts is unlikely to offset an official antitrust investigation by EC…

4 years ago

Google Offers Not To Use Fitbit Data To Avoid EC Probe

Attempt to avoid a formal European Commission antitrust investigation, see Google confirm offer to not use Fitbit health data for…

4 years ago

Google Can Avoid EC Antitrust Fitbit Probe With Data Pledge – Report

Alphabet may be able to offset looming EC antitrust probe of its Fitbit acquisition, if it pledges not to use…

4 years ago

EU Signals Broader Probe Into Google’s Fitbit Buy

European Commission sounds out Google and Fitbit competitors about competitiona and privacy concerns as regulators increase pressure on big tech…

4 years ago

Advocacy Groups Warn Against Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

Twenty advocacy groups from around the world warn that Google's acquisition of Fitbit risks damaging privacy and competition

4 years ago

DoJ To Investigate Google’s Fitbit Acquisition – Report

What you going to do with that data? US Justice Depart will include acquisition probe into its existing Google investigation

5 years ago

Google To Buy Fitbit For £1.63bn

Deal would put Google into direct competition with Apple Watch, but faces close scrutiny from antitrust regulators over privacy implications

5 years ago

Is Google About To Acquire Fitbit?

Shares in Fitbit have been suspended amid reports that Google had made an offer to acquire the firm

5 years ago

Fitbit’s First Smartwatch Combines Fitness Features And Pebble Legacy

Fitbit Ionic targets fitness wearable market with health features, smart functions powered by Pebble technology and contactless payments

7 years ago

Pebble Acquisition By Fitbit Marks New Era For Wearables

ANALYSIS: Pebble is being acquired by fitness tracker vendor Fitbit, but that doesn't mean the wearable market is dead

8 years ago

Fitbit Snaps Up Pebble Assets As Kickstarter-Funded Smartwatch Maker Calls Time

End of Pebble’s Kickstarter story, hits a sour note with backers

8 years ago

Fitbit Fitness Devices Deliver ‘Inaccurate’ Heart Rate Readings

Study reveals that heart rate technology in Fitbit devices may not have recorded health information properly

8 years ago

CES 2016 – Fitbit Blaze Is A Fitness-Focused Smartwatch

IN PICTURES - Fitbit Blaze may look like an Apple Watch, but offers sophisticated fitness tracking options

8 years ago

Apple Watch Pushes Wearable Sales To New High

However IDC report finds that Fitbit remains the world’s number one wearable tech firm

9 years ago