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LG mum on smartwatch rumors, but confirms that a wearable device is coming

Amidst rumors of 2K displays and octa-core CPUs for the LG G3, the <i>Korea Herald</i> has just added another: The upcoming smartphone will come with a G-Arch smartwatch and G-Health fitness band. The journal's insider sources pegged the devices as companions for the alleged LG G2 successor and said they'd …

LG's HomeChat will let you command its latest smart appliances via SMS

LG really, really wants you to have a good chat with your washer/dryer and robotic vacuum cleaner. It just announced you'll soon be able to use the Line messaging app and a new service called HomeChat to give natural language commands to its 2014 Smart Appliance lineup. If you tell the system "I'm …

Micropayments, mega angst, and the future of console games

"It feels like you're intentionally making a bad game" <br>--Frank Lantz, game design veteran and director of New York University's Game Center<p>"So they're saying that instead of changing the model, we are going to go even deeper in the wallets of the people who are already passionate about those …

Study: Consumers Will Pay $5 for an App That Respects Their Privacy

A new report finds that people are weary of the hidden costs of free.<p>Ever since the iPhone came out in 2007, the going rate for many of the most popular apps has been exactly $0.00. Consumers pay nothing.<p>But of course, nothing is free. Instead, consumers pay with their data, that's sold to …

Apple files another request to ban older Samsung phones and tablets

Apple is once again seeking a sales ban on over 20 different Samsung smartphones and tablets that were found to violate its patents last year. Though such a ban was initially rejected, last month Apple was given another chance to argue for one when an appellate court vacated the earlier ruling. …

Rdio shuts down Vdio on-demand streaming service

Less than a year after launch, Rdio is shutting down Vdio, its spin-off service that sold and rented streaming movies and TV shows. "Despite our efforts, we were not able to deliver the differentiated customer experience we had hoped for," Rdio says in a statement. The service launched in April to …

Snapchat ignored security hole that lets hackers ID phone numbers

Snapchat users may be in for a not-so-pleasant surprise this Christmas.<p>Hackers could gain access to the phone numbers and names of the app's users because of a loophole in its coding and API (application programming interface), a new report from online security firm Gibson Security has …

Python kills Bali security guard outside five-star hotel

A security guard has been killed by a python near a luxury hotel on Indonesia's resort island of Bali.<p>The incident happened around 3am on Friday as the 4.5-metre (15ft) python was crossing a road near the Bali Hyatt hotel, said Agung Bawa, an assistant security manager at the hotel, which is closed …

U.S. Reportedly Sending Arms To Iraq Amid Worst Violence in Years

The United States is supplying Iraq with arms and surveillance technology to combat al-Qaeda-backed insurgents amid worsening violence, the New York</i> …

Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi says uranium enrichment is progressing

The head of Iran's atomic energy agency had said the country is building a new generation of centrifuges for uranium enrichment but that they need more tests before being mass-produced, apparently trying to counter internal criticism of its deal with world powers.<p>Under an agreement made last month …

Pro-'Duck' petition tops 250K

A petition calling for the reinstatement of Phil Robertson on “Duck Dynasty” on Friday surpassed its goal of a quarter-million signatures.<p>The “I Stand with Phil” petition, which met its target of 250,000 signatures by more than 1,600 as of Friday morning, calls for A&E to immediately reinstate …

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There Were Zero Somali Pirate Hijackings This Year

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Not a single vessel was hijacked this year off the Horn of Africa, where piracy waged by Somalis was …

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