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UPDATE 1-Essilor sticks to profitability target despite dip in sunglasses sales

* Shares down 3.5 pct * Cuts full-year revenue growth outlook to 3 pct * Profitability indicator still expected at 18.5 pct * First-half revenue up 2.5 pct to 3.9 bln euros (Adds details) By Matthias Blamont PARIS, July 28 (Reuters) - Essilor surprised investors on Friday by cutting its revenue growth target, citing difficulties in China and Brazil and a tougher market environment following the announcement of its merger with Italy's Luxottica. Shares in the world's leading maker of opthalmic...

10 smart eyewear devices, starring the Glass EE

With the launch of Glass Enterprise Edition, we decided to check up on the competition. Here are 10 smart eyewear products that run Android or Linux.Last week, Google umbrella firm Alphabet formally announced an enterprise version of the defunct Google Glass smart eyeglasses, which had previously moved from Google to Alphabet’s X unit. Over the last two years, Glass Enterprise Edition (Glass EE) has been tested at more than 50 companies including Boeing, DHL, GE, and Volkswagen, and is now...

From hearing horror authors to painting wine glasses, join in the 125th anniversary of Borden murders

Deborah Allard Herald News Staff Reporter @debsallard Mark the 125th anniversary of the Borden murders on Aug. 4 with events that will educate, entertain, hopefully terrify, and maybe even inspire a little macabre fun.Aug. 1Edutain yourself“Lizzie Borden and the 40 Whacks” will feature Lynne Moulton and Joseph Zamparelli in multiple roles in this interactive performance that includes a mock trial, with audience participation. You can ask Lizzie questions and decide her guilt or...