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[Update: Review by DOJ] Google officially acquires Fitbit for $2.1 billion

As was widely rumored earlier this week, Google is buying Fitbit. The company officially announced the acquisition on its blog this morning. The deal puts Fitbit under Google, not Alphabet, similar to how Nest is now organized. Google reportedly spent $2.1 billion on the fitness company. People will immediately assume that this move is to bolster...

Honor Band 5 vs Fitbit Inspire HR – Budget Fitness Tracker Showdown [Video]

Earlier this month, Adam Conway compared a few of the top fitness trackers on the market right now. The Honor Band 5 is one of the newer entries and the Fitbit Inspire HR is one of the top offerings from arguably the most popular fitness wearable maker. Adam put these two devices head-to-head in a...

Honor Band 5 vs Mi Band 4 vs Fitbit Inspire HR

When it comes to fitness trackers, there are very few consistent big names that we think of. Fitbit is probably the most well-known and respected, while others like Garmin and Samsung trail a little bit behind. Smartphone companies want a slice of the pie as well, as both Honor and Xiaomi have their own fitness...

Top 5 Global Wearable Market for Q3 2017 Includes Samsung, Huawei and Xiaomi

Canalys, a firm best known for its in-depth smartphones sales analyses, published a report on Tuesday that takes a long, hard look at the wearables market. Specifically, it highlights the top five smartwatch and fitness brands of 2017's third fiscal quarter, including Xiaomi, Samsung and Huawei. Apple sold the most smartwatches of any company in the second half of...

It’s Official, Pebble Assets have been Acquired by Fitbit

It's no secret that Pebble has been struggling when it comes to making enough money to stay afloat. Reports of this started to swirl around the tech community even before they launched the Kickstarter campaign for the Pebble 2, Time 2, and Pebble Core. The crowdfunding campaign was incredibly successful as they were able to...

Fitbit Reportedly Buying Pebble For $40 Million

Fitness wearables and smartwatches share a lot of their use cases, to the point where one encompasses the other. Most smartwatches come with fitness tracking as one of their features, and a few fitness wearables also seek to integrate smart services into their functionality. The end result is that both of these categories end up...