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updated 02:11 am EST, Mon February 24, 2014

Huawei announces TalkBand B1, unlikely to be released in US

Huawei has announced its upcoming wearable tech device, the TalkBand B1. Described as both a fitness band and Bluetooth headset combined, the band has a removable earpiece that accepts calls, and when used in the band tracks physical activities including sleep. Its 90mAh battery can last up to six days powering the flexible OLED display. The TalkBand B1 is not anticipating release in the US, though will be available in Chinese markets next month, and Japan, the Middle East, Russia and Western Europe in the second quarter of 2014.

Bing adds Timeline facts feature for famous persons

Microsoft has released a new feature for its search engine, Bing, called Timeline. Showing a list of major events in a famous person's life, the Timeline appears upon loading a person search. Currently available for roughly 500,000 famous individuals, Bing will be adding more entries on an ongoing basis.

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