Microsoft getting into wearables: Sources

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Microsoft is planning a smartwatch that will sync with iPhones, Android phones and Windows phones, Forbes reported Thursday afternoon.

The device will continuously monitor heart rate, which is key for fitness tracking, and will have a battery that lasts for two days, Forbes said.

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A Microsoft spokesperson told Forbes the company had "nothing to share."

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In March, Microsoft had received a patent for an "electronic band."

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