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Microsoft giving wearable tech firms a run for their money

Company's wrist-worn fitness device and related online service aim to help people with fitness goals
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 05:50
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Microsoft Band resembles other products that have come before it. However, the black rubber bracelet brims with technologies often available only in more expensive products, such as GPS satellite tracking.

Washington

MICROSOFT has a place on desks, in living rooms and pockets. Now, like many other big technology companies, Microsoft believes it belongs on wrists.

The company has created a wrist-worn fitness device, Microsoft Band, and a related online service, Microsoft Health, that

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