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    2. April 19, 2015

      Instagram develops app for Apple Watch

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    3. April 17, 2015

      Apple’s watch is a must-have. But is it a must-keep?

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    4. April 16, 2015

      Jawbone to take a bite of tap-to-pay market

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    5. April 13, 2015

      Tech tools to measure performance can fall short

      Benjamin Franklin could be considered a pioneer of the modern “quantified self” approach to personal improvement. In the...

    6. April 10, 2015

      Apple sparks gold rush as pre-orders of luxury Watches sell out

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    7. April 9, 2015

      Links to iPhone create conundrum for Apple’s wristy business

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    8. April 9, 2015

      Atom Bank keeps faith with wearable technology

      The chief executive of Atom Bank is looking to wearable technology for the future of banking in spite of concerns about...

    9. March 22, 2015

      Cern social experiment yields thoughtful designs from students

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    10. March 22, 2015

      Chen banks on BlackBerry pivot into software to stop decline

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    11. March 22, 2015

      Samsung steps up digital health drive

      Samsung’s efforts in digital health are being led by its Strategy and Innovation Center, based in Palo Alto, California. The...

    12. March 19, 2015

      TAG Heuer partners Google to develop smartwatch

      TAG Heuer has announced a partnership with Google and Intel to develop a smartwatch, signalling it wants to take the fight...

    13. March 19, 2015

      Annie Van Harlingen: Switched on to wearable technology

      Annie Van Harlingen believes in the traditional touch when it comes to choosing stones for her clients’ jewellery pieces....

    14. March 19, 2015

      Chinese sportswear brand Li Ning suffers third annual loss

      Li Ning, the troubled Chinese sportswear company that is one of the mainland’s best known brands, announced its third...

    15. March 16, 2015

      Apple Watch shows the strategic ripple effects of a big splash

      Whenever chief executives babble about “ecosystems” — as they often do — I picture one of those school biology diagrams of a...

    16. March 16, 2015

      Li Ning pegs revival hopes on wearable tech

      Lossmaking Chinese sportswear brand Li Ning is making a maiden foray into wearable technology, linking up with a...

    17. March 13, 2015

      Jony Ive: The man behind the Apple Watch

      The Cupertino headquarters of Apple can only be described as an anticlimax. Perhaps it was a bit much to expect an American...

    18. March 12, 2015

      Apple Watch: the question of wrist etiquette

      How many times do you check your phone? And how often do you glance at your watch? Apple is counting on you doing both about...

    19. March 11, 2015

      Knock-off Apple Watches go on sale in China

      Fake Apple Watches — or at least watches that appear similar to the new devices and are suspiciously affordable — have gone...

    20. March 11, 2015

      Iniesta teams up with Telefónica to back wearable tech start-up

      Barcelona football player Andrés Iniesta and NBA basketball player Serge Ibaka are teaming up with telecoms group Telefónica...

    21. March 10, 2015

      Luxury is a sideline for the Apple Watch

      Tim says “aluminum”, Jony says “aluminium”. Apple’s launch of its Watch on Monday showed a subtle but detectable difference...

    22. March 10, 2015

      Deciphering the Apple Watch lingo

      Any new technology sometimes seems like it is described in a foreign language. Here is the lingo of Apple Watch, translated...

    23. March 10, 2015

      Time will tell if Apple Watch was worth the wait

      Apple has already announced its new Watch once. So what did we learn on Monday that we did not find out in September?...

    24. March 9, 2015

      Apple spotlights apps to woo Watch buyers

      Apple’s luxury aspirations Apple is turning to partners’ applications to persuade consumers to pay between $349 and $17,000...

    25. March 8, 2015

      Crunch time for Apple Watch bulls and bears

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    26. March 6, 2015

      Competitors hope for boost from Apple Watch

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    27. March 6, 2015

      Apple tests luxury appeal with gold watch

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    28. March 5, 2015

      Indian smartphone maker Micromax has global ambitions

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      From wearables to Uber for kids, start-ups look to tech to protect children

      Michael Ginty, former head of global security for Uber, used to spend his days thinking about how to keep the ride-hailing...

    30. March 2, 2015

      ‘Science of sleep’ revives UK bedmakers

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    31. March 1, 2015

      HTC to launch virtual reality headset

      Smartphone maker HTC plans its first move into the increasingly crowded virtual reality market with a new headset that it...

    32. February 27, 2015

      Smartphones search to inspire after devices hit upgrade impasse

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    33. February 27, 2015

      Apple goes it alone

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    34. February 27, 2015

      The time is now for Eric Migicovsky

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    35. February 26, 2015

      Jawbone looks to tap Google in fundraising

      Jawbone is in early-stage discussions to raise new funds from strategic investors including Google, according to people...

    36. February 24, 2015

      Magic Leap prepares leap of faith headset

      The head of a secretive start-up backed by Google has outlined his ambitious vision for a “techno-biology” headset that...

    37. February 24, 2015

      Pebble watch sets Kickstarter record

      One of the most successful Kickstarter projects to date, the Pebble smart watch, has set a record on the crowdfunding site...

    38. February 24, 2015

      James Proud, Hello: Degree skipped, product shipped

      About a year ago, hype about the coming trend of wearable technology was reaching fever pitch. Rumours of Apple’s...

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