Google’s $2.1 billion bid for activity tracker maker Fitbit will face a full E.U. antitrust investigation next week, Reuters reported . The news comes after an intense U.S. Congressional hearing over whether the largest U.S. tech companies squash competition. Google has been trying to avoid antitrust scrutiny over its all-cash deal for Fitbit announced in November. Google said this month it...
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“It’s Hard to Know Where It Stops”
There are weeks when I read the news and think, “Really? Can all of this be happening?” Nowadays, I’m referring to the wild west of the startup and VC business, which is getting more insane by the term sheet. This week you saw unbelievable stories of rising prices, documented here by Kate. At the same time, there were important cautionary tales about the downsides of excessive...
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