Swatch Group, the world’s largest watchmaker, will debut a smart watch next year in a solo endeavour.
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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.
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NEW YORK, United States — Google Inc. has been prowling Manhattan’s Soho neighbourhood in search of a location for its first stand-alone retail outlet, according to a local real estate broker.
ZURICH, Switzerland — The emergence of smartwatches, gadgets allowing the wearer to check text messages or capture video, is an opportunity rather than a threat for traditional watchmakers, the head of Swatch Group told Reuters on Friday.
CUPERTINO, United States — Apple Inc said on Sunday it will shift Bob Mansfield, senior vice president of technologies, out of its executive team to work on special projects.
Credit Suisse has issued a report on the rise of the wearable technology market, which, it says, has hit “an inflection point” and will have “a significant and pervasive impact on the economy,” reaching $30-$50 billion over the next 3-5 years.