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‘Fitbit relieve 10 percent of employees’

‘Fitbit relieve 10 percent of employees’

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Fitbit is planning 5 to 10 percent of its employees to dismiss. It goes less well than expected at the company.

Reported that the usually reliable site, The Information Monday on the basis of sources within the company. Fitbit would be the disappointment in the Monday is already known.

There are approximately 1,600 people on Fitbit, so there would be 80 to 160 redundancies. Allegedly wants, Fitbit, some 200 million dollar cut. Fitbit did not respond to the message about the layoffs.

The company is planning to have his fitnessarmbanden more versatile, by allowing developers to have their own apps for development. Now, Fitbits only with the software that the company itself develops, all of the data that they collect be passed on to third-party apps.

Fitbit recently purchased Pebble, maker of e-ink smartwatch, but decided the development of these devices did not continue. Pebble already had a private healthcare app store for the smartwatch of new features.

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