Google closes its Fitbit acquisition


Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate & Fitness Wristband. Source: Amazon Alphabet-owned Google announced Thursday it’s finally completed the acquisition of Fitbit, which was first announced in November 2019. The deal had been subject to a months-long probe into whether it could further push Google’s market position in the online advertising […]

Apple insistence on secrecy bites Hyundai


Steve Proehl | Corbis Unreleased | Getty Images Hyundai confirmed in a short statement last week it was in early talks with Apple about cars. Almost immediately, the Korean auto giant started to backtrack, releasing a subsequent statement that removed all mention of Apple. Hyundai’s retreat is almost certainly the […]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: Internet companies too powerful


CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey testifies remotely during the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing ‘Does Section 230’s Sweeping Immunity Enable Big Tech Bad Behavior’, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 28, 2020. Greg Nash | Pool | Reuters Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday that banning […]

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