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Microsoft Plans to Launch a Wearable Device Within Weeks

Parmy Olson, FORBES   (Forbes)—Microsoft is gearing up to launch a wearable device within the next few weeks, Forbes has learned. The gadget is a smart watch that will passively track a wearer’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms. It will also boast a battery life of Read More

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Apple’s iWatch to Have Multiple Designs

(Wall Street Journal) – Apple Inc. is planning multiple versions of a smartwatch likely to be launched in the fall, people familiar with the matter said, as the company tries to counter wearable devices from Google Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. and others. The new wrist device from Apple will incorporate more than 10 Read More

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Sony Launches SmartWatch 2, Pair of Xperia Phones in U.S.

[PCMag] Sony on Tuesday announced the U.S. retail availability of the SmartWatch 2 and two new waterproof Xperia smartphones available as unlocked devices, the Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Z1. The electronics giant’s second-generation smartwatch is compatible with any Android smartphone running Android 4.0 or Read More