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Kakao bets on online board games and gambling to nab elusive profitability

South Korea's biggest messaging app is struggling to keep profits up despite increasing popularity, signalling what could be a problem for the global messaging sector.

By September 20, 2015


Hot and steamy: LG will bring its Styler steam closet to the US and China

The South Korean electronics giant will roll out the Styler wardrobe, which cleans clothes with steam rather than water and detergent, in China and America in the next month.

By September 3, 2015


The hidden cost of those 'free' gambling apps

Some of the most downloaded and highest-grossing video games in leading app stores use casino motifs for their designs, raising questions about the potential dangers of gambling apps.

By August 27, 2015


Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By February 20, 2014


Las Vegas casinos bet on Bitcoin

Two Sin City casinos have begun allowing guests to use the virtual currency when paying for hotel stay, restaurants, and gift shops.

By January 21, 2014


Google Glass enters a casino: Watch what happens (or doesn't)

Chris Barrett, the same intrepid Google Glass explorer who recently filmed an arrest with his device, decides to probe the sensitivities of Glass action in a casino. The results are instructive.

By July 15, 2013


Google Glass in casinos? Don't bet on it

Eyeglasses that would let users snap a photo or shoot a video with a slight head movement are being banned in gambling establishments across the U.S.

By June 6, 2013


Scorpion's origin: The real-world story behind CBS's new drama

While stories inspired by reality always take some liberties with the truth, the new prime-time drama "Scorpion" has its roots in a real person: genius hacker Walter O'Brien. We visited the set of the show to speak with him and get the inside story on the show's creation.

By September 19, 2014


Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

By September 23, 2014


Bitcoin startup Circle unveils no-fee digital currency banking

Financial services company aims to provide a secure, insured banking service that will take the cryptocurrency mainstream.

By May 16, 2014