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Through a partnership with Google, Fossil Group will introduce smartwatches to the Android operating platform this year, both companies announced last week. 
The most advanced smartwatch at the moment is the Samsung Galaxy Gear yet it lacks that special something, writes columnist Jan Brassem. But don’t take your eye off smartwatches just yet. The 2,000-pound gorilla in the wearable tech room -- Apple -- is watching and taking notes.
Grammy Award-winning singer Celine Dion is launching a watch collection that will be available exclusively on QVC called “Celine Dion Quintessential Timepieces.”
TAG Heuer has created what it is calling the first Swiss sports “smartwatch,” made for the crew of Oracle Team USA to wear when competing in the 34th America’s Cup.
Statistics for the months of January through July show that the U.S. demand for Swiss watches is down slightly year-to-date. 
Citizen Watch Company of America Inc. announced recently that it has introduced its first ladies’ watch that utilizes atomic timekeeping, an innovation previously available only in men’s models. 
Longines is reviving the medical watch it first introduced in the 1960s, a timepiece that measures the wearer’s vital signs in addition to keeping time.
The introduction of more mid- and entry-price watch lines, an affinity for blue dials and timepieces created in the Art Deco style were among the trends observed at Baselworld 2013. 
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