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Apple Watch NikeLab featured in hands-on ahead of tomorrow’s release

Last week Nike unveiled its latest collaboration with Apple: Apple Watch NikeLab. Now the limited edition Apple Watch Series 2 has been featured in a <i>Highsnobiety</i> hands-on shoot ahead of its upcoming release.<p>Just like Apple Watch Nike+, Apple Watch NikeLab is a co-branded Apple Watch Series 2 that …

Smartwatches

Adidas just opened a new kind of store — and Nike should be terrified

The global flagship is four floors, including a lower level, and measures 45,000 square feet. That makes it the German sportswear giant's largest store in the world, and signifies the brand's increased focus on the US market in the midst of its American turnaround.<p>Adidas is also focusing on New …

Shoes

Increasing the ‘meaning quotient’ of work

Through a few simple techniques, executives can boost workplace “MQ” and inspire employees to perform at their peak.<p><b>Musicians talk</b> about being “in …

Rakku Designs Presents The Shoe Wheel

Rakku Designs has reinvented the wheel, at least for the realm of footwear, that is. After eons of<p>Rakku Designs has reinvented the wheel, at least …

Sophia Chang Talks Illustration, Women in Sneakers, and Her PUMA Collection

Designer, illustrator and self-professed Bun Queen, Sophia Chang has created an impressive<p>Designer, illustrator and self-professed Bun Queen, Sophia …

Adidas' New Biodegradable Sneakers Are Made From Ultra-Strong Artificial Silk Fibers

Of all the things you wear on a daily basis, shoes endure the most wear and tear, and thus rarely survive for more than a few years. Your options are …

This Is The Price To Enter Under Armour

Back in September, I compared Nike (NYSE:NKE) and Under Armour (NYSE:UA) on a one-to-one basis. The tale of these two companies is a classic battle …

Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas are selling 'dad shoes' — and it seems to be a brilliant move

But don't confuse a sneaker's ability to attract attention with its ability to rake in money. In many cases the shoes that are padding these company's bottom lines are much more humble.<p>Sneaker sales in the US hit $17.2 billion in 2015, according to industry analyst NPD Group. Part of the secret to …

How Nike And Under Armour Became Big Data Businesses

Like the Yankees vs the Mets, Arsenal vs Tottenham, or Michigan vs Ohio State, Nike and Under Armour are some of the biggest rivals in sports.<p>But the ways in which they compete — and will ultimately win or lose — are changing.<p>Nike and Under Armour are both companies selling physical sports apparel …

Under Armour

Is This The Right Time To Stock Up On Under Armour?

After a sharp decline in the market price last month, there was suddenly a spike of interest in Under Armour NYSE: UA. Was this decline a much needed …

Nike's Self-Lacing Sneakers Are Not Exactly Affordable

How much would you pay for a laceless life?<p>One of the most exciting developments in footwear this year is the appearance of auto-lacing. The technology of a self-lacing shoe was first imagined up by Tinker Hatfield, the legendary sneaker designer who brought us most of the first dozen Air Jordans. …

Nike vs. Adidas vs. Under Armour: Site navigation comparison

Category pagesWe're going to start by looking at category pages, because some of the most interesting differences between the three brands are seen …

Under Armour

I wore the new Apple Watch for a week

The new Apple Watch Nike+ isn't designed to be a beauty tool - let's just get that straight.<p>What it is designed to be is a tool for those who like to …

Designer News

4748<p>23<p>1213<p>23<p>2526<p>28 comments•1 day agofrom Vu Hoang Anh, CEO & Co-founder at Avocode<p>1314<p>1213<p>1718<p>78<p>“Something I learned in art class that designers …

Faraway star is roundest natural object ever seen

A star 5,000 light-years from Earth is the closest thing to a perfect sphere that has ever been observed in nature, a new study reports.<p>Stars, planets and other round celestial bodies bulge slightly at their equators due to centrifugal force. Generally speaking, the faster these objects spin, the …

Salesforce Just Backed This French Wireless IoT Startup

French start-up Sigfox has raised 150 million euros ($160 million) to help build networks connecting everything from washing machines to smart meters …

Motivating Sales Reps for Innovation Selling in Different Cultures

The <b>commercialization of innovations</b> is the lifeblood for most organizations. However, bringing new products successfully to market can be a complex …

Particle raises $10.4 million to grow its IoT development platform

Internet of things (IoT) startup Particle has raised $10.4 million in a Series A funding round from Root Ventures, O’Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures (OATV), and Rincon Venture Partners.<p>Founded out of San Francisco in 2011, Particle — not to be confused with the web app firm of the same name that was …

Startups

Putting A Tiny Velociraptor On My Desk Is The Best Thing About Google's Augmented Reality So Far

The first consumer-ready phone with support for Google’s Tango augmented reality platform is about to ship, which is a big deal for Mountain View—it’s been years in the making. The Lenovo Phab2 Pro is a gigantic phone and impractical, so you really have to be into the whole augmented reality thing …

Tesla, SolarCity $2.1 Billion Merger Approved — Energy Journal

Here’s your morning jolt of news, insight and analysis on the global energy business. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: EnergyJournal@wsj.com Sign up for this newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/EnergyJournalSignup TESLA, SOLARCITY MERGER GETS SHAREHOLDER APPROVAL Shareholders of Tesla Motors …

SolarCity

Email Sales Funnels: How to Automate Your Sales

Do you have an automated way to market to your email list? Are you thinking of creating a sales funnel? To explore how to automate your email …

Social Media

Instrmnt 01 Watch by Instrmnt

Instrmnt 01 is a minimalist steel watch collection designed by Glasgow-based company Instrmnt that takes inspiration from industrial design of the …

What WeChat Teaches About the Future of Social Commerce

Amazon is a minor player in China, with about 1% of the local e-commerce market. To drum up interest in its products imported from the U.S., Amazon …

Wearable sensor detects heartbeat and allows voice control of remote devices

A pliable, multi-purpose acoustic sensor has been developed by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder (UC Boulder) and Northwestern …

Microsoft adds 3D Paint to latest Windows 10 Creators Update test build

Microsoft is beginning to add more of the larger, creator-focused features coming to its next Windows 10 release with this week's Build 14971 for …

Here’s Your Best Look Yet at the Red, Green & Copper YEEZY Boost 350 V2

adidas Originals has finally confirmed the release date for the “Black/Copper,” “Black/Red” and “Black/Green” editions of the YEEZY Boost 350 V2 for …

Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect By The Year 2100

The future is an odd place<p><i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what …

3 Tech Trends Shaping the Future of Business

Keeping up and staying competitive means knowing what's going to power change in the coming century.<p>It's a crazy time right now trying to predict what's to come. From uncertainty in the federal government, to the increasing speed at which automated technology is able to perform human tasks. …