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Fitbit smartwatch not expected to be star buy

Technical glitches, a failed partnership with Spotify and sinking popularity take a toll

The more familiar FitBit Inc Blaze fitness tracker may soon take a back seat to FitBit's new smartwatch. But the latter's debut just months away may be ill-starred due to competition from Apple and dozens of cheaper Android products.

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FITBIT Inc, months away from the debut of its smartwatch, has lost several people working on the project and fallen behind on its app store - putting in peril the company's most important product in years.

Hard hit by the sinking popularity of its fitness trackers,...

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