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BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
Swatch Group AG’s Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar watch has a compass, tells the altitude and runs on solar power. It costs $1,250 — more than three times the smartwatch Apple Inc. unveiled yesterday, putting it squarely in the crosshairs of the tech giant’s latest gizmo.
Apple has invited fashion editors and bloggers to its annual launch event in unprecedented numbers, possibly indicating the iPhone maker’s plans to debut a smartwatch.
Swatch Group, the world’s largest watchmaker, will debut a smart watch next year in a solo endeavour.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Google Inc. is partnering with Luxottica Group SpA, which owns eyewear brands Ray-Ban and Oakley, to help the Web company’s Glass eyewear go mainstream.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Google Inc said on Tuesday that smartwatches based on its Android mobile software will be available later this year, significantly expanding the Internet company's push into the nascent market for wearable devices.