News Roundup: Nike, DJI, PUMA - November 18, 2016

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Rounding out the week, we have the latest news from the worlds of tech, sneakers and travel. Highlights include Airbnb's new "Trips" service, Sneakersntuff's luxe take on the Reebok Question, and the new premium Inspire 2 drone from DJI. Catch up on the latest in our news roundup below.

Patta x Thijs Kauffmann Capsule Collection

Amsterdam's Patta teams up with Dutch artist Thijs Kauffmann on a capsule collection comprising a hooded sweatshirt and two t-shirts. The goods drop Nov. 19, in-store and online at patta.nl.

Release Date: 11/19/16 (Saturday)

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Sneaker Freaker x Diadora V7000 "Taipan"

On the eve of its 15th anniversary celebration, Sneaker Freaker teams up with Diadora for the first time, producing this "Taipan" edition of the brand's V7000 runner. Select Foot Locker EU stores will carry the shoe starting on Nov. 23rd, and an online launch at sneakerfreaker.com will be announced shortly.

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DJI Inspire 2 Drone

DJI presents the Inspire 2, billed as the most advanced all-in-one, pro-grade aerial camera platform on the market. It's the first drone to feature two cameras, one for the pilot and the other one for the director. Buy yours at dji.com for $2,999.

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Sneakersnstuff x Reebok Question ”Lux”

Sneakersnstuff upgrades the Allen Iverson's Reebok Question with premium ostrich leather and an icy translucent outsole. The kicks are available now at sneakersnstuff.com.

adidas Unveils AlphaBOUNCE with Engineered Mesh

adidas is set to launch a new generation of the AlphaBOUNCE, featuring Engineered Mesh for increased airflow and breathability. The shoe will be available for pre-order beginning tomorrow, Nov. 19, at adidas.com.

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Michael Jordan to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom From President Obama

This week saw President Barack Obama naming the 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. Michael Jordan heads up the list of 2016 honorees, along with Bill and Melinda Gates, actor Tom Hanks and retiring Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully. The awards will be presented at the White House on November 22nd. 

Converse Pro Leather '76 Vintage Suede

Converse upgrades the Pro Leather '76 with a vintage suede upper, Nike Lunarlon sockliner and "sport classic" colors. The kicks launch November 21st at converse.com and footlocker.com.

Release Date: 11/21/16 (Monday)

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Airbnb To Become a Travel Agency With Its New "Trips" Service

Airbnb has announced a new program, "Trips," featuring tours, tailored activities and other travel experiences. Go to airbnb.com to learn more.

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Nordstrom x Nike Sneaker Boutique Opens in Chicago

Nordstrom and Nike have teamed up to launch a new concept shop at Nordstrom's Michigan Avenue store in Chicago. Exclusive product will be offered throughout the weekend.

Rihanna's Latest PUMA Creepers Drop Next Month

Rihanna is back with a new batch of PUMA Creepers, featuring three new colorways with tonal soles, waxed laces and metallic gold branding. Materials include full grain leather, patent leather and luxurious velvet. The kicks drop on December 8.