The future of luxury goods – from toxic waste urns to a compass that helps you ...
From the moment you encounter the grotesque glass entrails of the chandelier above the ticket desk, like the centrepiece of an oligarch's banquet, to the last pearl-encrusted gown in the fashion galleries, it is a parade of outrageous extravagance ...
April 21, 2015
'Blackhat': A Classic Detective Story For A Brave New World
Screenwriter, producer and director Michael Mann is a master of the crime story. From his work on Miami Vice in the '80s to films like Heat, The Insider and Public Enemies, it seems he's drawn to plots that revolve around illicit activity. "I like ...
January 17, 2015
MARILYN HAGERTY: Keeping time with Grand Forks' Wayne Miller
He has worked with Hamilton, Elgin, Waltham, Bulova watches as well as today's Citizen and Seiko watches. Miller moves quietly into his work desk at 9 a.m. Monday through Friday. He quits at 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. on Thursday....
February 7, 2015
Historic Swiss Brand Angelus Is Back And Presents The U10 Tourbillon Lumière
Article updated at noon on March 9, 2015 with information and images of the U10 Tourbillon Lumière at the end. I remember well in 1998 when a group of Swiss investors brought two historical English watchmakers' names back from beyond to make modern, ...
March 6, 2015
The New Rolls-Royce Serenity is Bespoke and MindBlowing
Rolls-Royce might just have taken the trophy for luxe auto interiors with the new bespoke Phantom Series II, dubbed Serenity. On display at the Geneva auto show from March 5-15, 2015, Serenity, Rolls-Royce claims, is the “new standard in authentic, ...
April 25, 2015
Philips 40-inch 4K monitor review
The picture here doesn't really do this screen any justice at all. This is Philips' 40-inch 4K monitor. Yes, monitor. For all it's televisual heritage the BDM4065UC, or wunder-screen as I've taken to calling it, is a proper PC monitor. It's got a full ...
January 15, 2015
Hermès Puts Pen To Paper With The Nautilus
Designed by Marc Newson, the prolific Australian industrial designer who has also designed watches for Ikepod and clocks for Jaeger-LeCoultre, the Hermès Nautilus was purportedly conceived in 2009 during a conversation between Newson and Hermès ...
November 6, 2014
Do you need a smartwatch? The wrong answer is no!
The watch was pretty damn close to my Seiko. There was no bezel so it didn't look like a ... Where the watch fits in my life I spend 90% of my computing time on my desktop PC, running Linux. Most of this time is invested in researching, reading, learning ...
May 30, 2015
Jamaican Women’s 4x100m Team Set New Championship Record
Schillonie Calvert and Nickiesha Wilson posed next to their record time on the clock at the Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013. The team took the title on Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships Moscow 2013.
August 18, 2013
SEIKO appointed as official watch partner of KKR
Since 1881, SEIKO has introduced many landmark innovations in precision timekeeping – starting with the production of Japan’s first wristwatch in 1913 and including the creation of the world’s first quartz watch in 1969, and very recently ...
April 15, 2013
Seiko Epson- Fortune Global 500 Corporations In 2005
Recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 & the John Bates Clark Medal in 1979. Author of "Freefall: America, Free Markets", "The Sinking of the World Economy", "Globalisation and its Discontents" & "Making Globalisation Work".
July 15, 2010
PyramidTalk: Seiko updates their cult clocks from the 1980s
a clock that verbally announced the time and other information. Seiko started selling the clock in 1984, and it turned out to be a big worldwide hit, with sales ballooning to 200,000 units per year at its peak. And now, just in time for Christmas ...
December 22, 2009
Key Challenges and Issues facing the World Watches & Clocks Markets
World Watches & Clocks Markets http ... Launches Atomic Watches II-42 The Consumer Product Division Launches Thermo solutions Desk and Wall Clocks II-42 Sportura Collection from Seiko II-42 Seiko Introduces Vivace Collection II-42 Casio Launches Watches ...
May 5, 2008
Seiko ships Mac-compatible Smart Label Printers
Following the release earlier this year of a Mac-compatible Software Developers Kit (SDK) and Mac drivers, Seiko Instruments USA has announced the release of three new Smart Label Printers — devices that print one label at a time for envelopes ...
June 28, 2005