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Tiffany Watches: What Next?

This week, the world’s largest luxury goods group bought Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion. That’s a lot of coin. LVMH has a lot of reasons to spend it. As far as watches are concerned, the conglomerate already owns TAG … Continue reading

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Watch Crime: September 2019

Expensive watches are criminal catnip. Cheap fakes are the bane of many manufacturers’ existence. And in San Jose your Fitbit watches you. Here’s our round-up of legally lamentable horological happenstance. You know, watch crime. Starting with a trip to the … Continue reading

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Smartwatch vs. Traditional Watch: Ulysse Nardin’s Take

Nothing is more contemporary than a high-end watch. That’s the headline at livemint.com, a quote from an interview with Patrick Pruniaux. So the CEO of Ulysse Nardin favors high-end timepieces in the smartwatch vs. traditional watch death match. No surprise there. … Continue reading

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Odell Beckham Watch: I’ll Wear My Mille On Monday

“The NFL notified Odell Beckham Jr. he is prohibited from wearing a watch while playing in games,” foxnews.com recaps. Over at cleveland.com, Mr. Odell whined mounted a vigorous defense of donning his $189,500 orange Richard Mille RM 11-03 Automatic Flyback … Continue reading

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U.K. to Ban ALL Watches from Exams

“All watches should be banned from exam halls as more devices become connected to the internet, an inquiry into cheating has found,” guardian.com reports. “The Independent Commission on Examination Malpractice, set up by exam boards to investigate the prevalence of … Continue reading

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Rolex Theft: One Night in Bangcock and the World’s Your Oyster

sgnews.com reports that Ivan Lee Yu Guang (wrist not shown) has a gambling problem. And when you have a gambling problem you have debts — with people who operate on the assumption that if you have kneecaps you have credit. … Continue reading

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Apple Files Biometric “Wrist ID” Patent for Apple Watch. Big Brother Is Pleased

Apple files patents all the time, as you’d expect from a company selling consumer products in the information age. This one is different. “The patent describes a biometric sensor built in a smart Apple Watch band which would recognize you … Continue reading

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