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Google to acquire Fitbit, valuing the smartwatch maker at about $2.1 billion
Published 20 min agoUpdated Moments Ago

Lauren Feiner @lauren_feiner

Key Points

  • Google parent company Alphabet will buy Fitbit, according to an announcement Friday.
  • The acquisition pits Alphabet against fellow tech giant Apple in the wearable fitness tracking space.
  • Google is paying $7.35 per share in cash for Fitbit, valuing the company at about $2.1 billion.