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Google is buying Fitbit for $2 billion and the smartwatch wars just got real

Google has announced that it is acquiring Fitbit in a $2.1 billion deal that could dramatically alter the smartwatch landscape.
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Michael Simon has been covering Apple since the iPod was the iWalk. His obsession with technology goes back to his first PC—the IBM Thinkpad with the lift-up keyboard for swapping out the drive. He's still waiting for that to come back in style tbh.