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

1 month 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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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

3 months 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

9 months 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

11 months 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

11 months 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 years ago

The Apple Watch Isn’t The World’s Best-Selling Wearable…Yet

IDC report puts Fitbit ahead of Apple for now as total wearable sales skyrocketed in 2015

5 years ago

Wearable Band Sales See 150 Percent Boost In Just 12 Months

Success of brands such as Fitbit and Xiaomi Mi band lead to seven million sales in Q1 2015

5 years ago

The Impact Of Disruptive Trends On The D!conomy

Alessandro Porro, VP of international sales at software firm Ipswitch, urges companies to prevent disruptive trends from destabilising their networks

6 years ago

Fitness Devices ‘Will Dominate The Wearable Market’

Juniper Research findings estimate wearable usage will treble as more high-profile devices are launched

6 years ago