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This article was published on May 2, 2014

Samsung plans ‘a new conversation around health,’ starting with a press event on May 28

Samsung plans ‘a new conversation around health,’ starting with a press event on May 28
Jon Russell
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Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

Samsung launched its first Galaxy Gear smartwatch amid much speculation about Apple’s iWatch last year, and it seems to be a case of déjà vu in 2014 after the Korean company sent out media invites for an event “around health,” as speculation about Apple’s move into bio-metrics reaches new levels of noise.

The company is holding an event in San Francisco on May 28 — which, you’ll note is just a week before Apple’s annual WWDC developer conference.

Samsung isn’t saying much about the event, an email that consisted solely of the graphic below dropped into our inbox, courtesy of the company. Either way, we’ll be there to bring you news of what the world’s largest smartphone maker has to say.

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