el producto #147 👉 a weekly round-up of Tech and Product goodness

🎰 The week in figures

$2.1B: Google to acquire Fitbit ($1.8B market cap) for $2.1B; Google VP Sameer Samat said the companies would combine features of their respective smartwatch platforms and health apps.

📰 What’s going on

Uber announces Uber Money, a new division covering digital wallets, credit and debit cards, mobile bank accounts for couriers and drivers, more; Head of Payments Peter Hazlehurst, who leads the new division, said customer bank accounts are also possible.

💸 Q3 results

Alphabet ($894B market cap) Q3 mixed: $40.5B revenue, up 20% YoY ($40.3B expected); $7.1B profit ($8.7B expected); $33.9B ad revenues, up 17% YoY.

👩🏾‍💻 Good reads

How Skyscanner build teams. Tick Higham, Principal Product Manager at Skyscanner, walk us through some of the good practices that help them getting people aligned and performing as teams.

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Angel Jaime

Angel Jaime

Full-time learner, product stuff, “triathlete” & global traveller. CPO @ Yayzy, frmr Product Leader @ Revolut, @ Booking.com and @ Just Eat.