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North pulls Focals smart glasses ahead of ‘sleeker’ upgrade in 2020

North, an augmented reality (AR) wearables company backed by Amazon and Intel, has announced that it’s pulling its current Focals smart glasses off the market in preparation for a new incarnation sometime in 2020. The Canadian company isn’t giving too much away in terms of how Focals 2.0 will differ from the current version —…

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Eliud Kipchoge: The guy, the techniques & controversies behind ‘moon-landing moment’

Kipchoge had attemped to break the two-hour mark once before, in 2017A week before the big day, in the middle of the night, Eliud Kipchoge was fast asleep at his training base in the hills of Kenya.The greatest male distance runner of all time would soon be launching his second attempt at making history -…

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High school battling captain’s career in doubt after prosthetic legs stolen from gym

The high school wrestling career of a teenager in California who was set to be captain of his team is now in jeopardy after somebody stole his prosthetic legs. Brett Winters, a senior at Pacific High School in San Benardino, California, is a double amputee after being born without tibia bones in his legs. When…

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Nike Invests in Accessible Footwear Tech Company HandsFree Labs

Nike has invested in the future of accessible footwear with its latest strategic investment, putting funds into the Utah-based company HandsFree Labs. The investment includes an intellectual property license and allows Nike to have further understanding of HandsFree Labs’ Foot Activated Shoe Technology (F.A.S.T.) solution. The technology allows consumers to step in and out of…

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