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­ // M&A, Strategies, Alliances // Lantronix is acquiring Intrinsyc for around $26.5mn ($11.5mn in cash plus 4.3mn new shares), as the IIoT networking equipment specialist looks to expand, using Intrinsync’s embedded computing expertise, using its Open-Q modules. Intrinsyc is notable for its use of Qualcomm technology in its design. Alphabet is buying Fitbit for $2.1bn, as “an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well as introduce Made by Google wearable devices into the market.” This is something of a lifeline for Fitbit, which has had to pivot to healthcare in the wake of the bottom falling out of the consumer wearable market. EDF is rumored to be buying Pod Point, an EV charging firm that is…

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