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Motorola to launch first smartwatch, powered by Google

Motorola Moto 360
Source: Motorola
Motorola Moto 360

The age of wearables just got more fashionable.

Motorola will launch its first smartwatch, Moto 360, this summer in the U.S. The watch will be powered by Android Wear, a new Google project that tailors its software specifically to the wearable market.

Among other things, the watch will monitor your health, alert you to important matters, get your email, and perform Google queries.

"Just say "Ok Google" to ask questions like who won the Stanford vs. New Mexico game or what time your flight leaves, or to get stuff done like scheduling an appointment, sending a text, setting an alarm or taking a note," said the announcement on a Motorola's blog.

Apple is also widely believed to be working on a smartwatch.

(Read more: Google launches new smartwatch platform)

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