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Abacus Smart Watch 2006

Microsoft and Fossil have made some significant improvements in their next-generation Abacus Smart Watch series, but it's still unclear whether the service's features can attract a broad audience.

By June 11, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 11, 2006

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Love technology? Fancy a bit of light reading? Then feast your mince pies on From the Abacus to the iPhone: The 50 Breakthroughs that Sparked the Digital Revolution, the first ebook from ZDNet.

By December 22, 2011

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Abacus by Fossil Wrist Net Watch with MSN

The Abacus AU4000 is a decent-looking SPOT watch, but its band is poorly designed.

By January 22, 2004

2.5 stars Editors' rating January 22, 2004

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Microsoft and Fossil have significantly improved their next-generation Abacus Smart Watch series, but it's still unclear whether the service's features can attract a broad audience.

Microsoft and Fossil have significantly improved their next-generation Abacus Smart Watch series, but it's still unclear whether the service's features can attract a broad audience.

May 21, 2008

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The Fossil Abacus MobileWear Bluetooth Watch

Ever find yourself missing calls because your phone is at the bottom of your bag? Behold Fossil's Abacus MobileWear Bluetooth watch that will vibrate your hand when you get a call

By January 31, 2007

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Fossil Caller ID Wristwatch w/ Bluetooth

The Fossil Abacus Mobilewear Caller ID Wristwatch has a cool factor that is reminiscent of a James Bond movie, but that's not enough to win our accolades. Its large size and limited compatibility with cell phones makes this more of a novelty gadget than a must-have.

By November 14, 2006

3 stars Editors' rating November 14, 2006

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Microsoft watch keeps up with the times

It's pricey, but the Abacus Smart Watch 2006 is attractively styled and has some decent gadget appeal.

By June 13, 2006

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DoubleClick expands data business

DoubleClick, an online marketing services company, said Thursday that it bought the remaining stake in Abacus Direct Europe from Claritas Europe, a data-research company, to broaden its marketing intelligence overseas. Under the deal, New York-based DoubleClick is acquiring 50 percent of the company previously owned by Claritas. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of the agreement, Netherlands-based Claritas will continue to provide data products to Abacus' European operations over the next five years. The European operation, launched in 1998, tracks the buying habits of more than 26 million households through about 250 retail companies. "The Abacus business model has been very successful in the U.S. and the U.K., and we look forward to expanding this model into additional countries," DoubleClick's Abacus President, Brian Rainey, said in a statement.

By June 27, 2002

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DoubleClick, Abacus merge in $1.7 billion deal

Internet advertiser DoubleClick and market researcher Abacus Direct win shareholder approval to merge in a deal that will bring together droves of consumer marketing information.

November 24, 1999

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Privacy advocates rally against DoubleClick-Abacus merger

Consumer advocates are trying to hinder the $1 billion merger of Internet advertiser DoubleClick with market researcher Abacus Direct, charging that the deal will hurt personal privacy.

November 22, 1999