Google completed its $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit 14 months after announcing it. The deal had been hung up in antitrust reviews in the U.S. and Europe, where regulators had investigated how Google might use data gleaned from FitBit users as well as how the deal could give Google increased share in the market for digital advertising. In an unusual occurrence, the Department of Justice says...
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Trial Testimony Cracks Open Microsoft’s Black Box
Greetings!The big news coming out of today’s proceedings in the Epic–Apple trial had nothing to do with either company. It was that Microsoft does not now, and never has made any money from the sale of its Xbox console. For a device that has been on the market for 20 years, it’s surprising that Microsoft has yet to figure out the economics so that it could at least break even by now. Then...
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