Microsoft Testing Prototypes Similar to Google Glass

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Microsoft MSFT -0.12% may have missed the first boat on smartphones but it refuses to be left behind in the race to launch wearable devices.

The company is testing prototypes for Internet-connected eyewear similar to Google‘s Glass, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal, underscoring the company’s ambitions to go head-to-head with Google, Samsung and on devices. (Full story)

Besides Google, South Korean electronics giant, LG, is also rumoured to be working on a device similar to Google Glass. The product is believed to be “one major part of many currently non-commercialised products under development by LG Electronics,” besides a smartwatch.

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