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Anti-Trump campaign sparks civil war among Anonymous hackers

Critics say targeting Republican counters hacking collective’s tradition of not taking sides in political contests and others allege movement is being hijacked<p>The ripple effects of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy have led to a civil war in the Republican party. But they have also had the …

War

Why I stopped wearing my iPod nano as a watch

Back in 2010 when cases started showing up for the iPod nano allowing you to wear your iPod on your wrist as a watch, I could not help but think that …

Sony launches water-resistant smart watch and smartphone with 6.4-inch screen

Sony has launched the SmartWatch 2, an update of its Android-based watch, while the competition still seems largely to be in development mode. The …

Smartwatches

A More Nuanced Teardown of Google Glass

IHS finds cheap parts, but notes that other costs could bring the device closer to its current price of $1,500.<p>It was news a couple weeks ago when a teardown firm took Google Glass apart and estimated its parts were worth $80. Via an invite-only test program, the wearable computing device costs …

Canadian Startup Airo Health Cancels Preorders for Wearable Tech, Requires 'Further Testing'

Last month Airo Health revealed its flagship product, AIRO, a health-monitoring device. The Waterloo-based company described the wearable tech piece …

[TechCrunch Shanghai] Baidu's Strategy on Wearables: Building A Cloud Platform for Third-party Makers

Although there have been two devices on the website for wearables Baidu released at the end of last month, neither was designed or made by Baidu. …

SquareWear 2.0 Wearable Open Source Arduino Board Launches (viedo)

The new SquareWear 2.0 wearable open source Arduino board was first unveiled back in November of last year, and those of you who have been patiently …

Arduino

Newton is the first MIPS-based mini-computer for wearables

A Chinese company has released a computer about the size of an SD card that can run a full version of Android and should make it easier to build wearable devices.<p>Called the Newton, the computer was developed by China’s Ingenic Semiconductor and is the first development kit for wearables with a …