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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Snapchat...but for your face

Sep 26, 2016
Snapchat announced a pair of camera-enabled glasses and a name change.
Courtesy: Snapchat

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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Glasses that could improve your eyesight and your health

Apr 12, 2016
The insurer VSP Global invests in smart eyewear.
Project Genesis frames, left, along with a pair of Nike running glasses, both from VSP Global.
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A dog and his FitBark: Will pet wearables take off?

Feb 18, 2016
Now you can track what your canine is really doing when you're at work.
Molly Wood's dog wearing a FitBark.
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Alphabet introduces Verily, a private medical research company

Dec 8, 2015
Why are some tech companies starting up in-house medical research companies?

What's holding back wearable tech?

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

For public good, not for profit.

One thing you can't accuse Google of: thinking small

May 28, 2015
Dispatches from Google's I/O conference

Trading insurance discounts for health data

Apr 8, 2015
Life insurance company John Hancock will offer discounts for Fitbit customers.

Apple's invented a new way to make 18-karat gold

Mar 11, 2015
Apple files a patent for "metal matrix composite."