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Technology

Fossil’s New Smartwatch Ups the Ante With Latest Tech

Fossil’s battery-saving Sport Smartwatch with a Qualcomm 3100 chip shows how differently fashion and tech think about wearables.

clock November 8, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

EXCLUSIVE: Up Close With Stacey Burr, New Chief of Google’s Wear OS

The ex-Adidas Digital Sports executive and smart fabrics entrepreneur dishes to WWD about fashion, tech and her new role at Google.

clock November 8, 2018Adriana Lee

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Financial

Fossil Group Continues to Get Smarter About Its Watches

Store closures and fewer promotions have also helped the traditional watchmaker make a comeback.

clock November 7, 2018Kellie Ell

Lucky Blue Smith is the new face of Armani Exchange Connected.

Technology

A|X Gets Into Touchscreen Smartwatches

Armani Exchange reveals its first touchscreen Wear OS wrist gadgets.

clock September 24, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Qualcomm’s New Power-Friendly Wearables Chip

Prompted by fashion, Qualcomm upped longevity, while making the passive mode more attractive.

clock September 10, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Google Unwraps Smarter Smartwatch Interface

The tech giant announces Wear OS updates that make health and help features more accessible.

clock August 29, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Skagen’s New Falster 2 Smartwatch Offers Tap To Pay

The watchmaker announces its latest touchscreen smartwatch at IFA.

clock August 29, 2018Adriana Lee

Mandy Moore wearing the latest Fossil Q Venture HR smartwatch.

Technology

EXCLUSIVE: Up Close With Fossil’s New Gen 4 Smartwatches With NFC

Fossil’s new crop of Wear OS smartwatches will come packing mobile payment features, letting shoppers tap to purchase.

clock August 6, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Wrist and Face Tech Are Down, but Not Out

Smartwatches, AR tech and VR goggles are going through growing pains, but they’re still expected to grow. And thrive.

clock June 19, 2018Adriana Lee

Shawn Mendes fronting the new Emporio Armani watch collection ad campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Emporio Armani Extends Partnership With Shawn Mendes

The artist will be the face of the label’s entire watch collection throughout 2018.

clock June 6, 2018Martino Carrera

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Technology

Fitbit to Send Data to Doctors Using Google’s Cloud

Fitbit trackers and Google’s cloud join forces, giving Apple Watch’s health-care bid a run for its money.

clock April 30, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Why Hybrid Watches Are Hot — And Getting Hotter

Analog-digital timepieces are expected to win the smartwatch popularity contest in four years. Fossil explains why.

clock March 8, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Revenge of the Wearables — Wrist Gizmos Grew 7.7% in Q4

Not only are smartwatches not dead, says IDC, business is still growing.

clock March 1, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

175 Million Europeans Predicted to Use Contactless Payment Services

Wearable devices are upping the frequency of tap-and-go purchase methods.

clock February 26, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Technology

New Michael Kors Chatbot Wants to Talk Up Smartwatches

The fashion brand’s new chatbot aims to serve current and potential owners of its Access Sofie smartwatches.

clock January 30, 2018Adriana Lee

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