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Swatch takes Samsung to court for allegedly copying its watch face designs

February 26th, 2019

Samsung is back on the legal hot seat, returning to court to answer charges that it’s allegedly copied ideas from one of its competitors. The rival that’s leveled the charges against Samsung this time, though, is not Apple. This time around it’s the Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group — which includes brands like Omega and Swatch …

One More Thing Swatch

Swatch trolls Apple, trademarks ‘One More Thing’

August 22nd, 2015

Apple not surprisingly ruffled more than a few feathers when it released the Apple Watch this past April. While consumers have been overwhelmingly pleased with Apple’s wearable, traditional watchmakers remain understandably wary of a bold, new, and technologically savvy new entrant into a market they were accustomed to ruling with an iron fist. Swatch in particular hasn’t been …

Swatch Smartwatch Release Date

Does Swatch desperately need an iWatch rival?

August 26th, 2014

Despite dismissing smartwatches in the recent past and denying that it’s working with Apple on future iWatch versions, Swatch is actually developing its own smartwatch, The Wall Street Journal has learned, hoping to better compete against the wide range of devices already available in stores — and particularly against the upcoming Apple iWatch, a looming threat for …

Apple iWatch Swatch Smartwatch

There’s no Swatch in your future iWatch

July 24th, 2014

Apple is widely expected to launch at least a couple of different iWatch models this fall, that will be laden with many sensors for fitness and health purposes, and connect to iPhones for notifications and other data. While VentureBeat has learned from sources in the know that Apple has bigger smartwatch plans than that, as the …

Apple iWatch vs Swatch

Apple’s iWatch doesn’t exist yet, but it already hit its first big roadblock

May 5th, 2014

Famed Swiss watch maker Swatch has recently said that it’s not too eager to make smartwatches of its own, and it won’t compete against the range of such devices that will invade stores this year. However, it appears that the Switzerland-based watchmaker is still somewhat afraid of Apple’s upcoming iWatch. The company is apparently trying to trademark the …

Swatch Smartwatch

Swiss watchmaker Swatch isn’t afraid of the rise of smartwatches

January 10th, 2014

Popular Swiss watch maker Swatch says it’s not afraid of competing against smartwatches only with regular watches, even though more companies are creating their own such devices and other wearables that will offer smart features when connected to handsets and tablets. “The smartwatch is an opportunity for us, whatever happens,” Swatch Chief Executive Nick Hayek told Reuters …