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Google Store marks Fitbit acquisition closing with prominent banner message

6 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

The Google Store serves as both the place to learn about Made by Google and the way to buy products directly. Made by Google is now advertising the Fitbit acquisition with a prominent store link.
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Google closes the Fitbit acquisition, pledges to not use data for ads

Google closes the Fitbit acquisition, pledges to not use data for ads

6 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

The Fitbit Inspire 2, which Osterloh seems interested in. [credit:
Fitbit ]
Today Google's senior VP of Hardware, Rick Osterloh, announced Google has closed its acquisition of Fitbit. The $2.1 billion deal was announced back in November 2019 , which kicked off a regulatory review process from governments around the world concerned about Google's influence over the Internet and the data it can collect on users.
Normally, Osterloh announcing "Google has completed its acquisition of Fitbit, and I want to personally welcome this talented team to Google" would mean Google has cleared its...
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