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Photo: Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Fitbit Local

Fitbit Inc., which produces wearable fitness devices, will move its production out of China in January amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, Reuters reports.

The big picture: In June, Fitbit joined a group of more than 600 companies to pen a letter in opposition to the trade war, specifically regarding President Trump's plan to continue raising tariffs on Chinese products.

  • Fitbit said it began looking to move during 2018 as the trade war heated up.
  • It has not yet revealed where it will be relocating.

Between the lines: Reuters reported last month that Fitbit is also in talks to be bought by an investment bank.

Go deeper: Data collection from fitness tech has crime-solving capabilities

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Boris Johnson announces month-long COVID-19 lockdown in U.K.

Prime Minsiter Boris Johnson. Photo: NurPhoto / Getty Images

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday outlined his plan for the country's second coronavirus lockdown as the nation topped the 1 million case mark, per Johns Hopkins University data.

Details: Starting Thursday, people in England must stay at home, and bars and restaurants will close except for takeout. All non-essential retail will also be shuttered. Inter-mingling between households and outbound international travel or out-of-home boarding will be prohibited. The new measures will last through at least December 2.

Updated 56 mins ago - Politics & Policy

The massive early vote

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Early voting in the 2020 election across the U.S. on Saturday had already reached 65.5% of 2016's total turnout, according to state data compiled by the U.S. Elections Project.

Why it matters: The coronavirus pandemic and its resultant social-distancing measures prompted a massive uptick in both mail-in ballots and early voting nationwide, setting up an unprecedented and potentially tumultuous count in the hours and days after the polls close on Nov. 3.

Updated 1 hour ago - Politics & Policy

Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Health: Ipsos poll: COVID trick-or-treat.
  2. World: Greece tightens coronavirus restrictions as Europe cases spike — Austria reimposes coronavirus lockdowns amid surge of infections
  3. Economy: Conference Board predicts economy won’t fully recover until late 2021.
  4. Technology: Fully at-home rapid COVID test to move forward.
  5. States: New York rolls out new testing requirements for visitors.