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Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks -Forbes | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks -Forbes - Microsoft Corporation is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks that will passively track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms, Forbes reported on Sunday. The wearable gadget's battery life will exceed two days of regular use, Forbes reported, citing unnamed sources close to the project. It will arrive in stores soon after being unveiled in an effort to capture the holiday season, Forbes...

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Dyson's Humidifier Uses UV Light To Kill Germs In its Water Reservoir

The slow but steady approach of winter means that it's almost time for many of us to fire up our heaters--also heralding the return of of chapped lips and dry skin. Dyson's new humidifier is one solution to the problem, but it doesn't only prevent dry air. It also ensures your home isn't being filled with bacteria-ridden moisture thanks to a germ-killing UV light.

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IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion to take chip unit off its hands: WSJ

(Reuters) - IBM Corp has agreed to hive off its loss-making semiconductor unit to contract-chipmaker Globalfoundries Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. IBM will pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion to take the chip operations off its hands, WSJ said. IBM issued an advisory on Sunday saying it would make a "major business announcement" on Monday. Talks between IBM and Globalfoundries has been going on for a while. IBM is also scheduled to report its...

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