Google buys wearables company Fitbit in £1.6billon deal -

Google buys wearables company Fitbit in £1.6billon deal

Google buys wearables company Fitbit in £1.6billon deal. Technology giant Google has announced it has acquired wearables company FitBit, in a deal worth approximately £1.6billion ($2.1billion). The deal is expected to close in 2020, subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by Fitbit’s stockholders and regulatory approvals. “Google is an ideal partner to advance our[…]

Thousands to benefit from digital tools to tackle Type 2 diabetes

Thousands to benefit from digital tools to tackle Type 2 diabetes

Thousands to benefit from digital tools to tackle Type 2 diabetes. Thousands of people at risk of Type 2 diabetes will receive digital interventions after a successful pilot. They will receive wearables that monitor their levels of exercise, access to health coaches and educational content, online peer support groups and the ability to set and[…]