U.S. reportedly looking into TikTok acquisition of Musical.ly

Chinese-owned social company TikTok is already one of the most popular apps among the younger demographic. Their acquisition two years ago of the U.S company that runs its rival Musical.ly has been met with concern and now sources are saying that the U.S. is “officially” investigating the purchase. There are …

Google confirms rumored $2.1 billion Fitbit acqusition

The rumors are now officially true: Google is indeed finalizing the acquisition of fitness device maker Fitbit and if all goes well, it will be a $2.1 billion investment for the tech giant. They have already reached an agreement for the merger which will now just need the agreement of …

Pocketnow Daily: Google Buying FitBit Means A LOT, Here’s Why… (video)

Google Store lets you save $300 on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Deals. The Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL are out now but, the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL are still $300 off. The Pixel 3 starts at $499 while the XL starts at $599 …

Yes, it’s official, Google has just closed the deal to acquire Fitbit

A couple of days ago, we received rumors saying that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, was interested in acquiring Fitbit. This was a couple of weeks after more rumors said that Fitbit was considering to sell in September. Now, we have official news, and even a press release, where Fitbit has …

Amazon acquiring eero to enrich its smart home, IoT strategies

E-commerce leader Amazon is acquiring mesh Wi-Fi company eero for an undisclosed amount and unknown terms. eero sells Wi-Fi routers and extender beacons to consumers who intend to spread a single network across the entirety of a building while controling certain aspects of the connection from certain areas. The company …

Google still wants in on Wear OS with $40 million buy of Fossil assets

Fossil has been a strong adopter of the Wear OS platform. Google has been struggling to figure out what to do with that platform after seeing its traditional diversified tech partners fall away from the software for their smartwatches. Will old dog Google be able to learn new tracks from …