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Pebble Time Round: the world’s ‘lightest and thinnest smartwatch’ is announced

Cross-platform smartwatch company releases new circular e-paper model that claims to beat all others on weight and thickness

Smartwatch pioneer Pebble has unveiled a new round model, which the company claims is the world’s thinnest and lightest, beating Apple, Samsung and Motorola.

The Pebble Time Round is a new version of its highly-rated Time smartwatch, which eschews the square design for a circular one and is just 7.5mm thin and 28g in weight – the downside to that being it only offers two days of battery life between charges where the previous watch lasted a week.

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VW CEO quits amid diesel scandal – video

Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn resigns, taking responsibility for the German carmaker’s rigging of US emissions tests of which he had no knowledge, according to the supervisory board. The head of IG Metall Trade Union, Berhold Huber, said the resignation was received with the greatest respect

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