smartwatch Archive

Kickstarter is breaking down assumptions about where innovation can occur

The few who still think Kickstarter can replace venture capital need not look further than a new report from Polygraph to see just how separate the world of crowdfunding is from traditional early-stage finance. While it’s easy to point to products like the Pebble Smart Watch as a sign that crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter are gaining ground against traditional institutional financiers and angels, the reality is that …

Samsung will launch the Gear S3, its newest smartwatch, on August 31

Samsung will introduce (yet) another smartwatch this month. The Korea-based giant teased a launch event at the IFA electronics show in Germany, the date to watch for is August 31 and, as the invite above rather heavy-handedly hints, this will be the Gear S3. Smartwatch sales reportedly dipped by one-third this year, according to analyst estimates. Samsung was one of a number of firms to hold or improve …