Google Buys FitBit for Over $2 Billion
The National Interest -

Audrey Conklin

Technology, Americas

They just got a lot more data.

Google agreed to purchase fitness tracker maker Fitbit for approximately $2.1 billion, Fitbit said in a Friday press release.

Both companies have received backlash for their data-collection practices.

“Fitbit will come under Google’s privacy policy. Similar to our other products, including Fit, we will be transparent about the data we collect and why,” Google spokeswoman Heather Dickinson told the Daily Caller News...

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