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“Wearables” Market Could Reach $80 Billion by 2020: Report

In Industry News, What's New by Accessories Staff

Basingstoke, England—The market for “wearables”—technology that’s wearable—could amount to a $80 billion business by 2020, especially if there’s a fashionable interpretation. In its new report “The World in 2020—A technology Vision,” Juniper Research argues that invisible wearables (i.e. wearables indistinguishable from non-smart technology) are likely to see significant adoption before …

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Apple (Finally) Debuts Its New Smartwatch

In Industry News, What's New by Jeff Prine

Cupertino, CA—Appearing before an anxious crowd as the latest Apple introductions were presented, Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced—and ended speculation—about the iWatch, the latest in wearable tech. Apple, eager to reclaim market share taken in recent years by Samsung and other makers of mobile phones based on Google’s Android platform, …