Google enters a different kind of arms race

Nov 1, 2019
Apple makes nearly 40% of the fancy new gadgets we put on our wrists. Google is hoping to muscle in.
Guests participate in a workout hosted by Fitbit and PH5 in 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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Would you wear a smart jacket?

The tech wearables wardrobe is expanding. Are privacy measures keeping up?
Apple Watches are one example of  tech wearables.
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McDonald's is no longer putting fitness trackers in Happy Meals

Aug 17, 2016
Update: As quickly as they came, the trackers are gone.
Children from the Cantagalo 'favela' community enjoy happy meals at McDonalds before heading to the Olympic Rugby 7's on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
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Two arms good...three arms better?

Mar 2, 2016
Wearable robotic arm can transform you into a three-armed drummer.
Wearable robotic arm can transform you into a three-armed drummer.
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L'Oréal breaks into the wearable tech world

Feb 26, 2016
Their "My UV Patch" is wearable tech that can feel like a second skin.
Lizzie O'Leary trying on L'Oreal's "My UV Patch" at their New York office.
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What's holding back wearable tech?

Jul 3, 2015
The tiny sensors inside wearable gadgets still have a lot of evolving to do.

Fitbit goes public without breaking a sweat

Jun 18, 2015
Share prices surged early Thursday after the fitness tracker hit the floor.

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Pebble Time breaks Kickstarter's record

Feb 26, 2015
Pebble is a major player in the smart watch market...and it's not afraid of Apple

'Back to the Future's' self-drying coat? Not yet.

Feb 12, 2015
We don't have Marty Mcfly's fly jacket, but we do have some incredible fabrics.

Meet Belty, a smart belt that expands with your waist

Jan 5, 2015
At consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, wearable tech is a trend.