December 1, 2016

Fitbit is buying Pebble for $34-40 million

Fitness wearable creator Fitbit is in the process of acquiring smartwatch maker Pebble in a deal that will likely spell the end of the Pebble brand. VentureBeat has learned that the sale price will be between $34 million and $40 million.

I have gone through my stages of grief on this. It makes sense as a company — given the reckoning the wearables industry is going through. Still, kinda a sad to see Pebble as a brand and company go.

Although geeky, they did start the wearables trend.


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