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Why I Like the Alphabet, Fitbit Deal

A review of the proposed acquisitionRelated Stocks: GOOG, GOOGL, FIT,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusJan 19th, 2020

Google-Fitbit deal gets an "in-depth investigation" from European Commission over competitive concerns

The European Commission said Tuesday that it has opened an in-depth investigation into Alphabet Inc.'s proposed acquisition.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2020

Google, Fitbit deal may hamper competition: Australian regulator

Australia's consumer watchdog said on Thursday it had concerns that Alphabet Inc-owned Google's planned $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness tracker company Fitbit may hinder competition in digital advertising and health markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 17th, 2020

Australian regulator raises concerns over Google, Fitbit deal

Australia's consumer watchdog on Thursday raised initial competition concerns over Alphabet Inc-owned Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker company Fitbit ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 17th, 2020

Fitbit"s Weak Results Amid Pending Acquisition Keeps Longbow On The Sidelines

Fitbit Inc (NYSE: FIT) has agreed to be acquired by Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in a $2.1 billion deal. The most worrying aspects of Fitbit’s weak fourth-quarter results its plummeti.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaFeb 24th, 2020

EU privacy body warns of risks in Google, Fitbit deal

Alphabet Inc-owned Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness trackers company Fitbit could pose privacy risks, the European Data Protection Board warned on Thursday. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2020

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

Alphabet Inc-owned Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness trackers company Fitbit could pose privacy risks, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) warned on Thursday, adding its voice to other critics of the deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2020

Why I Like the Alphabet, Fitbit Deal

A review of the proposed acquisitionRelated Stocks: GOOG, GOOGL, FIT,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusJan 19th, 2020

U.S. Justice Department to review Google"s deal for Fitbit: source

The U.S. Justice Department will review plans by Alphabet Inc-owned Google to buy fitness tracker maker Fitbit Inc for possible antitrust issues, a source told Reuters on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2019

Key antitrust lawmaker frustrated with Google"s Fitbit deal

Lawmakers pressed top U.S. antitrust enforcers on their probes of tech giants Alphabet's Google , Facebook , Amazon and Apple on Wednesday, with the chair of a House subcommittee expressing frustration over the companies' continued acquisitions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 13th, 2019

Google to purchase Fitbit for $2.1 billion as it beefs up its health capabilities

Alphabet Inc.’s Google plans to acquire Fitbit Inc. in a $2.1 billion deal, capping off a tumultuous journey as a public company for the maker of wearable health devices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 3rd, 2019

Google will acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion in direct challenge to Apple

The deal puts Alphabet in a race against Apple when it comes to tracking fitness and health data......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2019

Google will acquire Fitbit in $2.1 billion deal that is a direct challenge to Apple

The deal puts Alphabet in a race against Apple when it comes to tracking fitness and health data......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2019

Google takes on wearables giants with $2.1 billion Fitbit deal

Alphabet Inc-owned Google will buy fitness tracker pioneer Fitbit Inc for $2.1 billion, as the search giant looks to take on Apple and Samsung in the fast-growing market for wearable devices......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 1st, 2019

Google to acquire Fitbit in $2.1 billion deal; Fitbit stock surges 17%

Alphabet Inc.'s Google plans to.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2019

Google will acquire Fitbit in $2.1 billion deal and direct challenge to Apple

The deal puts Alphabet in a race against Apple when it comes to tracking fitness and health data......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2019

Google enters wearables market with $2.1 billion Fitbit deal

Alphabet Inc-owned Google will buy fitness tracker pioneer Fitbit Inc for $2.1 billion, as the search giant takes on Apple and Samsung in the fast-growing market for wearable devices......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 1st, 2019

Google Is Buying Fitbit in a $2.1 Billion Deal to Fight Against the Apple Watch

The move could shore up the internet giant’s hardware business (Bloomberg) — Alphabet Inc.’s Google agreed to buy smartwatch maker Fitbit Inc. for $2.1 billion in cash, a move.....»»

Category: topSource: timeNov 1st, 2019

Walmart reportedly tried to become TikTok"s majority owner by teaming up with Alphabet and SoftBank before the Trump administration nixed the idea

Walmart ultimately partnered with Microsoft after Trump officials said a tech company needed to lead the deal. Walmart signs are displayed inside a Walmart store in Mexico City Reuters Walmart originally wanted to bec.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytAug 27th, 2020

Google Negotiates Deal With Samsung To Make Assistant, Play Store Feature More Prominently On Latter"s Devices

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) is holding discussions with Samsung Electronics Co. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 29th, 2020

The leaders of the world"s most powerful tech companies including Apple, Amazon, and Google will be speaking in front of Congress this week. Here"s what we"re expecting and why it"s a huge deal. (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, AAPL)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CE.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2020