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    1. July 2, 2015

      A veteran of the first smartwatch boom eyes the exit at Casio

      “I’ve never been satisfied with our business, not even once,” says Kazuo Kashio, one of the four brothers who founded Casio...

    2. June 29, 2015

      Wearable devices offer bank customers new ways to pay

      Bank customers will be able to make payments using a wristband, key fob or even a sticker at high street shops with the...

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    1. Watches and Jewellery

      Some of the biggest names in the hard luxury sector are seeing sales slow, as currency...
    2. Corporate Aviation

      The corporate aviation industry is still struggling to recover from the downturn trigg...
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    1. June 28, 2015

      The dismal narcissism of executive step-counters

      During a long meeting the other day, I found my eyes straying to the wrists of the people sitting around the table. On the...

    2. June 25, 2015

      Sensoria’s talking socks that coach on pace and gait as you run

      From experienced marathon runners to “couch to 5K” newbies, runners of all levels dread that pain behind the kneecap that...

    3. June 18, 2015

      Fitbit ‘pops’ 52% on NYSE market debut

      Fitbit, the maker of fitness tracking devices, secured a valuation north of $6bn in its public debut as its shares soared 52...

    4. June 18, 2015

      Fitbit reaches $4bn valuation after pricing IPO at $20

      Fitbit clinched a valuation of more than $4bn after it successfully sold shares in an initial public offering that tested...

    5. June 15, 2015

      Tech prodigy eyes $40m in drive for sleep sensor start-up

      London-born tech entrepreneur James Proud skipped college to move to San Francisco as a teenager. Now, less than a year...

    6. June 14, 2015

      Feedback: Sarah O’Connor on wearable technology and workplace surveillance

      Sarah O’Connor reported last week on how wearable technology has made it possible for employers to monitor staff ever more...

    7. June 11, 2015

      Smartwatches: new features that mean the wearables’ time is near

      Fashion can be fickle. Smartwatches, pitched as style accessories as much as technology, are already facing a backlash. The...

    8. June 8, 2015

      Wearables at work: the new frontier of employee surveillance

      He only had himself to blame, Mike Weston thought ruefully as he strapped a Fitbit to his wrist one cold February morning....

    9. June 8, 2015

      Hand data to employees to make wearable tech bearable at work

      Frederick Winslow Taylor is the ghost in the room at debates about new ways of monitoring staff. As the pioneer of...

    10. June 5, 2015

      Sophisticated clients continue to search for handcrafted luxury

      Managing a 100-year-old company known for handcrafted fountain pens, watches and other luxury goods is no easy task when the...

    11. June 3, 2015

      Tech’s private companies: public enemies

      When the Dutch East India Company distributed shares to the public 400 years ago, the group received capital and investors...

    12. FT Alphaville

      June 3, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Dixons Carphone profits from rivals' collapse

      Dixons Carphone is calling profits higher, Merlin has acted fast over the Alton Towers accident and London IPOs are looking...

    13. June 2, 2015

      Fitbit seeks to raise $478m from flotation

      Fitbit and some of its shareholders hope to raise up to $478m in its initial public offering, giving the wearables maker...

    14. June 2, 2015

      Companies direct attention to employee health

      Some 900 employees at a Virgin Media call-centre in Sheffield are about to see a change in the staff canteen. Every day they...

    15. June 1, 2015

      Apple Watch: does it give you a run for your money?

      When Apple launched its long awaited Watch last month, one of its main selling points was as a monitor of exercise...

    16. May 31, 2015

      Apps spearhead Google’s battle with Apple

      Sebastian Thrun, former head of the Google X — the advanced projects lab set up to make big bets on the future — knows all...

    17. Tech blog

      May 29, 2015

      Wearables at Work - Day 4: The wider context

      What have we learnt in this week’s experiment? Can we better understand how wearables might be used in workplaces by...

    18. Tech blog

      May 29, 2015

      Wearables at Work – Day 3: Pitfalls

      What could go wrong? Many things, it turns out, when a company wants to use wearables to track its workers or measure its...

    19. Tech blog

      May 28, 2015

      The Wild West of Wearables

      Even if employees are happy with their bosses’ using wearables to track their days – and possibly nights – they risk seeing...

    20. Tech blog

      May 28, 2015

      What's next for Android? Google's I/O keynote - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 20:25 on 28 May 2015.Thousands of developers gathered in San Francisco for Google I/O, one...

    21. May 28, 2015

      Three action cameras competing to stay in the picture

      The standalone camera is in danger. With hundreds of millions of us buying a new smartphone every year, the number of...

    22. May 28, 2015

      Chipmaker Avago buys Broadcom for $37bn

      Avago Technologies, a maker of semiconductors for smartphones, has struck a $37bn deal to acquire Broadcom in the latest and...

    23. May 28, 2015

      Jawbone sues Fitbit on eve of IPO

      Jawbone has sued Fitbit on the eve of its initial public offering, with the fitness tracking device maker alleging its...

    24. May 27, 2015

      Apple eyes the car as ‘ultimate mobile device’

      After turning music players, telephones and watches into portable computers, Apple is now eyeing the automobile as the...

    25. Tech blog

      May 27, 2015

      Wearables at Work - Day 2: Employers

      Do employers want to track their staff with wearables, or is it too much information? Would managers even know how to make...

    26. May 27, 2015

      Avago Technologies in late stage talks to buy Broadcom

      Avago Technologies, a manufacturer of semiconductors for smartphones, is in advanced talks to acquire Broadcom, people...

    27. May 27, 2015

      Fitbit: looking healthy

      We hold these truths to be self-evident: that hardware companies have low margins, face perpetually falling prices, and can...

    28. Tech blog

      May 26, 2015

      Wearables at Work - Day 1: Employees

        How would employees feel about being tracked by their bosses via wearables? Could some grow to value it if it helps them...

    29. FT Alphaville

      May 26, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Feeling unproductive today? You won’t be the only one – it’s a problem all over...

    30. Tech blog

      May 25, 2015

      Would you want your boss to know how well you slept last night?

      Some experts think wearable technology – from sleep monitors to fitness bands – could be the next frontier in how companies...

    31. May 24, 2015

      Big Data’s infinite harvest

      Welcome, customers, to this column. I write articles and you subscribe to the FT and tell me how wrong I am (to be fair,...

    32. May 22, 2015

      Nationwide chief executive Graham Beale to step down after 9 years

      Nationwide chief executive Graham Beale is to step down after nine years at the helm of Britain’s biggest customer-owned...

    33. May 21, 2015

      Apple Watch: first month of use has shown me its subtle strengths

      Apple’s next big thing has arrived, not with a bang but with a gentle tap. Availability of the Apple Watch has been very...

    34. May 19, 2015

      Google to have a fresh look at Glass device

      Tony Fadell, the executive that Google put in charge of its Glass wearable device, says there will be “no sacred cows” when...

    35. May 11, 2015

      Fitbit in rude financial health ahead of IPO

      Fitbit has for years been seen as the leader of the fitness-tracker pack but for the first time it has disclosed just what...

    36. May 10, 2015

      Wearable technology finds its place on campus

      As Silicon Valley busies itself inventing new forms of wearable technologies, a handful of business school professors and...

    37. May 10, 2015

      British engineers seek market share in printable electronics

      Harry Potter-style electronic newspapers that flash up with breaking news stories may no longer be constrained to the pages...

    38. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. David Cameron looks set to return to Downing Street while the SNP has swept up in...

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