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Moto 360, Moto X+1 may finally appear September 4

A Motorola press invite teases what could be the anticipated Moto 360 smartwatch and successors to the Moto X and Moto G.

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Microsoft chooses home automation startups for accelerator program

Microsoft will start working with the companies this fall

The Internet of Things is here and there -- but not everywhere yet

The Internet of Things is becoming real, but complexity may be holding it back.

Nonprofit to bring Sega game console chips back to life

The chips that ran the gaming consoles of the 1990s were advanced for their time, and the Open Core Foundation thinks they can be used in the sensor devices and DIY projects of today.

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Samsung's Gear VR headset a strong contender for IFA Berlin appearance

A new report, along with a leaked image, backs up previous rumors that Samsung's Gear VR will make its initial debut during IFA Berlin in September.

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'Biochip' aims to quicken disease diagnosis, cut medical test costs

The Hydra-1K will make it easier to recommend drugs for a disease

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Skully heads-up display motorcycle helmet now available for preorder

The augmented reality helmet is on sale for $1,399 on Indiegogo with an expected ship date of May 2015

Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IOT devices

Energy harvesting technologies will work for really low-power wearables, not power-hungry smartwatches.

World Tech Update: Apple and Samsung patch things up

Apple and Samsung agree to drop patent disputes -- but there's a catch. Sony discontinues its e-readers. And we check out an all-in-one 3D printer.

Apple’s Healthkit trademark doesn’t tell us jack about its smartwatch plans

The Timex Ironman One GPS+. Pebble's new smartwatch colors. Apple's immaterial trademark protections. Jon Phillips tackles them all in Episode 12 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

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Behold the $30 Movo Wave: More proof that fitness trackers are racing to commodity status

Fitness trackers haven't even gone mainstream yet and they're already headed for the bargain bin.

on techhive.com

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More Moto 360 details revealed: Wireless charging dock, heart rate monitor, more

Wondering what the Motorola's anticipated smartwatch is going to be like? Italian tech blogger Luca Viscardi dishes out some tasty details.

on techhive.com

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Meet the Ironman One GPS+: Timex's quasi-smartwatch doesn't need your phone

Timex is ready to get into the smartwatch game with an effort targeted at runners. But this is no Android Wear device. It's barely even a smartwatch.

on techhive.com

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After exiting PCs, Sony pulls the plug on e-readers

The company has stopped production of its last Reader model, PRS-T3

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HP to test wearables market by working with partners

HP will provide the engineering and technology for wearables designed by fashion houses and partners

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