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New Google Glass for businesses will reportedly attach to other eyewear

A consumer-focused version is also said to be in the works

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 31

Facebook drone set to fly this year...Windows 10 hit on browser choice...Hacker breaks into GM car using OnStar


The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 30

Obama wants to boost U.S. supercomputing...OPM hackers also hit United Airlines...Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers

Samsung plots Galaxy S6 price cut, new phones to help business

The major South Korean electronics maker continues to be hit by fierce smartphone competition

HTC to reveal Vive final design and controller details in October

The company plans to release its virtual reality headset by the end of the year, an executive says

Nokia rolls out spherical camera for virtual reality apps

The OZO has eight image sensors and eight microphones for immersive VR renderings

To see benefits, health wearables must keep people engaged

The technologies fail when they fail to consider the lifestyles of the people using them, said panelists

Apple, Nike settle lawsuit over FuelBand inaccuracies

Nike will pay out up to $2.4 million to customers

Samsung monitor wirelessly charges smartphones

The SE307 monitor is optimized for gaming and uses the Qi wireless charging standard

Nintendo shutters TVii video service for Wii U

Users could use game pads to control video content, but TVii had few fans

Best Buy to sell Apple Watch from Aug. 7, expanding the smartwatch's reach

Best Buy will be the first national retailer in the US, other than Apple Stores, to sell the smartwatch

Dell's chief doc sees little value in patients' wearable data without context, analysis

Knowing how many steps you took today doesn't help him much

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HP study finds smartwatches could do more to keep user data safe

More transparency is needed around how data collected by smartwatch apps is used, said HP

Pebble Time firmware update brings gentler haptic notification

Pebble is still working on getting its latest OS to run on older watches like the original Pebble

Cisco quits set-top box market, sells business to Technicolor

Cisco is selling its Connected Devices business -- yet at the same time counting on connecting billions of devices

New York City eases limits on Uber's growth

It's probably safe to say goodbye to "de Blasio" mode in Uber's app in New York

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 22

Nokia Here goes to car makers...Bill proposes automotive security standard...Microsoft write down leads to quarterly loss

Sony enters drone business with winged vertical takeoff craft

A joint venture called Aerosense will target business users with monitoring and inspection services

California turns to jamming tech to disable pesky drones

Hobby drones used to record fires have drawn the ire of first responders and legislators

Toshiba execs resign in $1 billion accounting scandal

The false accounting is Japan's biggest earnings scandal since the Olympus affair of 2011

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