Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion

2nd November 2019

Google has just announced that it’s buying wearable company Fitbit for $2.1 billion. In a blog post announcing the news, Google SVP of devices and services Rick Osterloh said that the Fitbit purchase is “an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well as introduce Made by Google wearable devices into the market.” The news comes just days after a report from Reuters, which claimed that Google was…

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My Apple Card Got Declined at the Apple Store: Here’s Why

2nd November 2019

When I applied for the Apple Card, it was for one reason and one reason only: 3% return in Apple Cash on Apple purchases. Between upgrading to the iPhone 11, eyeing the new AirPods Pro, and stocking up on holiday gifts, I wanted the chance to get some cash back. Except the first time I tried to use my Apple Card at the Apple Store, it got declined. Not once,…

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