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Samsung Lets Smart TV Apps Control Household Appliances

LG just revealed plans to let you control household appliances via chat app Line, and now it’s Samsung’s turn. The Korean firm is giving developers the keys to build apps that control products in the home from a TV, through a new version of its Smart TV software development kit (SDK).<p>The company …

Internet privacy as important as human rights, says UN's Navi Pillay

The UN human rights chief, Navi Pillay, has compared the uproar in the international community caused by revelations of mass surveillance with the collective response that helped bring down the apartheid regime in South Africa.<p>Pillay, the first non-white woman to serve as a high-court judge in …

Developer losing his vision launches campaign to jailbreak iOS 7

Three years ago, my friend Chris Maury, 27, realized he was straining his eyes to read words on a computer screen.<p>After paying a visit to his doctor, Maury was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Stargardt’s Macular Degeneration. Maury was told he would steadily lose his vision. No cure …

Is Sony’s PlayStation 4 Really Outselling Microsoft’s Xbox One 2-to-1? Who Knows.

To borrow from Lee Mendelson and Vince Guaraldi, Christmas time is here, or nearly so, which means you’re looking at a scant few hours of frenzied …

Here we go again: Softbank said to be near deal to buy T-Mobile

Japanese conglomerate Softbank is close to acquiring a big piece of T-Mobile from parent company Deutsche Telekom, according to Reuters and other …

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10 Surprising Facts About Television Ratings In 2013

It’s been an evolutionary year in television. Original programming on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon are now competing with broadcast television, certain cable shows are performing better than network shows, and Nielsen ratings even stepped into the 21st century by beginning to account …

The 9 Best Series Finales

There is nothing more heartbreaking for a TV-obsessed individual than when their favorite show ends on a very, very low note. (We just can't talk about "Dexter" yet.) But when writers and show runners hit the nail perfectly on the head, a series finale can be heartwarming, tear-inducing and …

A Christian Musician With More Questions Than Answers

There's an inside joke among some who sneer at contemporary Christian music: "Jesus Per Minute." How often does the artist say Jesus' name?<p>Last year, <i>Christianity Today</i> magazine named Josh Garrels' <i>Love & War & The Sea in Between</i> its album of the year. In 66 minutes, Garrels mentions Jesus exactly …

Justin Bieber deserves the chance to be normal in his 'retirement'

It's not often Justin Bieber makes me think of Meat Loaf. In fact, it's not often Justin Bieber makes me think of anything. But his announcement, via Twitter, that he had "officially retired" put me in mind of something Meat Loaf said when I interviewed him before his retirement from touring …

Beyoncé – 'Self-Titled' – Part 3: Run 'N Gun

Beyoncé unwraps a Christmas Day present for her fans with Part 3 of her “Self-Titled” documentary series entitled “Run ‘N Gun.”<p>In the five-minute …

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Obama Visits Marines During Christmas Dinner

Obama Christmas Address Encourages Americans To Help Those In Need

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to embrace the spirit of Christmas by volunteering at a soup kitchen, buying gifts for kids in need, or organizing food and clothing drives.<p>In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says the values Jesus taught can spur Americans …

Russia says Arafat died of natural causes

Russia said on Thursday former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation poisoning, but a Palestinian official called the finding “politicised” and said an investigation would continue.<p>Samples were taken from Arafat’s body last year by Swiss, French and Russian …

Thousands of homes hit by ice storm still without power

After storms killed 27, power companies scramble to restore power to half a million homes<p>Associated Press<p>December 26, 2013 9:38am (UTC)<p>Utility crews from Maine to Michigan and into Canada worked on Wednesday to restore power to more than half a million homes that were left in the dark by last …

Anti-Government Protests Pick Up Again in Thailand

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After a period of relative calm, protesters against the government of Prime Minister Yingluck …

What's Under the Tree? 19 of Film's Most Famous Christmas Presents Ranked from Worst to Best

If movies have taught us anything, it’s that it is really much better to receive than to give. But which Christmas movie present is the <i>best</i> to …

Entertainment

Beyoncé Brings Terminally Ill Girl to Tears by Dancing with Her at Concert

Beyoncé made a dying girl’s day earlier this month.<p>The pop star, 32, who recently released a sexy secret album, posted a video on her YouTube page of …

Evelyn Lozada Is Engaged to Carl Crawford

Evelyn Lozada definitely had a Christmas to remember – the <i>Basketball Wives</i> star became engaged to Carl Crawford.<p>The reality star, who’s expecting a …

Engagement Rings

Nick Cannon Shows Off the Cutest Photos of His Twins in the Snow

Double the fun!<p>Just when readers thought they’d seen the best in adorable celebrity baby photos this holiday season, Nick Cannon may have outdone …

Taylor Swift & Her Brother Sport Matching Onesies

Like brother, like sister.<p>Taylor Swift, 24, got into the festive Christmas Eve spirit on Tuesday night by sporting a red, plaid onesie alongside her …

Siblings