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Google teams with Levi's on smart clothes

Control a smartwatch with your jeans? It's possible with Google's Project Jacquard, and Levi's is weaving the tech into its fabrics. And while Google gets into fashion, Amazon may be creating its own brand of food.

Google just made it possible to call your mom with your pants.

In this CNET Update report, learn about Google's Project Jacquard and how it's weaving smarts into clothing with conductive yarn. The company also came up with a way to control devices with hand gestures. Why? As screens get smaller on smartwatches, touchscreen controls don't do us much good. We'll need new ways to navigate gadgets:

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Also in this roundup, another tech company is exploring new territory: Amazon is reportedly planning to sell its own generic brand of food and household products. Get ready to start your morning with a bowl of Frosted Amazon Flakes and a freshly brewed cup of Amazon Coffee.

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Google teams with Levi's on smart clothes