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Standalone wearables on the way this year: AT&T

telecom | 07/09/2014 3:22 pm EDT

Wearable technology that can connect to mobile networks on its own, without being tethered to a cellphone, will establish a presence on the market this year, an AT&T executive reportedly said. An article published Tuesday by IDG News Service quoted Glenn Lurie, AT&T's president of emerging enterprises and partnerships, as saying his company expects to offer at least one such device by year's end. Lurie reportedly said that the first of such products would likely be ones that track health, can communicate with social networks and hold music, and that the most sought-after...