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    Fitbit Contradicts Husband’s Account of Murder

    It’s his word against the machine’s. A Connecticut man has been charged with murdering his wife after her wearable fitness tracker’s data indicated that he’d lied to police. Richard Dabate told investigators his wife was shot and killed by a home intruder who tripped the house alarm. However, his wife’s Fitbit continued to record her movement for nearly an hour after Dabate claimed she’d been killed, and the panic alarm, activated by the husband’s key fob, went off six minutes after her Fitbit finally registered her idle.

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