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Google is buying Fitbit for $US2.1 billion

Google is acquiring the popular wearable maker Fitbit in a deal worth $US2.1 billion, the tech giant announced on Friday. The deal is expected to close in 2020. Google is paying $US7.35 per share, a major premium on Fitbit’s current stock price. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Google […]
Google is buying Fitbit for $US2.1 billion
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Google has told dozens of employees on its laptop and tablet division to find new jobs at the company, raising questions about its hardware plans

Google appears to be trimming the size of its laptop and tablet hardware group, telling dozens of engineers and program managers to find other roles with the Alphabet parent company, several people familiar with the matter told Business Insider. The restructuring involves Google’s “Create” division, which is responsible for developing […]
Google has told dozens of employees on its laptop and tablet division to find new jobs at the company, raising questions about its hardware plans
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Google is laying the groundwork to make a big play in video games

Video game industry veteran Phil Harrison is joining Google’s consumer hardware division. Harrison’s career was primarily spent at Sony, where he helped build the PlayStation brand across 15 years. His most recent gaming job was at Microsoft, representing the Xbox division as a corporate VP. His job at Google is […]
Google is laying the groundwork to make a big play in video games