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China's Xiaomi steps into connected devices market with new air purifier

Xiaomi is creating a wide range of products to fill up its customers' living rooms

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Samsung starts selling $200 Gear VR 'Innovator Edition'

Got a Galaxy Note 4? For an extra $200, you can take part in virtual reality experiments from Samsung and Oculus.

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Top 10 Tech stories 2014: Backlash! Disrupting the disruptors

Top stories include Uber's bumpy ascendancy, HP's breakup, Regin malware, Nadella taking reins at Microsoft and Alibaba IPO

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Report: Intel’s wearable push may go upmarket with TAG luxury watches

A collaboration with TAG could be the chipmaker’s most visible product yet, and a sign that Intel really is serious about wearables.

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With shopping spree, SoftBank hopes to lay more golden eggs

Softbank's investment strategy has had more hits than misses, helping the Japanese mobile carrier diversify its business

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Intel and SMS Audio pack a heart rate monitor into BioSport earbuds

The SMS Audio BioSport measures heart rate through the ear canal and draws its charge straight from the headphone jack.

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Intel teams with luxury eyewear brand Luxottica for smartglass R&D

Intel and Luxottica Group announced a multiyear partnership designed around smartglass R&D, with an eye toward producing a product in 2015.

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Razer Nabu smartband aims for the sweet spot in a crowded market

Razer's first foray into wearables will launch on December 2, but faces a more challenges than it did during its January announcement.

Next-gen Google Glass may have Intel inside

The development would dovetail with Intel's push into wearables.

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Sony's e-paper smartwatch prototype has been hiding in plain sight

The group inside Sony that developed the watch featured it in a crowdfunding project, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Distracted? Slap this Hitachi gizmo on your forehead to focus

The prototype device covers a user's forehead to aid with cognitive training and learning

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Sony confirms development of e-paper smartwatch

The device's e-paper display could extend to its band, according to a report

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Panasonic opens smart town targeting zero-emission houses

Electric vehicles, solar panels and security cameras abound in the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town