Luxury automakers are beginning to pair up with technology giant Apple to make their automobiles’ user interfaces easier for iPhone owners to operate and more engaging.
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Italian fashion house Fendi is giving consumers a different view of its runway show live-stream on Feb. 20 through high-definition cameras attached to drones.
Italian automaker Ferrari earned the status of the most powerful brand in relation to its class set, while Apple maintained its position as the most valuable brand, according to the Brand Finance Global 500 report by brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance.
Apple is holding a series of conversations with fashion players at its SoHo store in New York to show its place and connections in the industry.
Luxury brands have been notoriously diffident when picking up emerging technologies, acting only when the coast is fully clear, but Bitcoin may provide an occasion to change that reputation.
Luxury specialty retailer Barneys New York will collaborate with Opening Ceremony, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Intel on wearable technology pieces.
Silvermaker Christofle lent its design aesthetic and craftsmanship to technology company LaCie to create a spherical hard drive that combines statement and function.
The Guardian has released an Android tablet application at a time when consumers are turning to new devices to access news and information.
French leather goods house Louis Vuitton created an online game mimicking the classic arcade game Block Breaker to boost traffic to its tech cases category on its ecommerce site.