Google Buys Fitbit For $2.1 Billion, Pledges To Protect Health Data – NPR

Fitbit, a pioneer in wearable fitness trackers, is being acquired by Google for $2.1 billion.
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Google is purchasing Fitbit for $2.1 billion, a sign that the Internet company wants to make up ground in the crowded wearable-technology field.

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