SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 17, 2012

Jul 17, 2012
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Happy Tuesday, everyone. It's that time of day when we take a look back at all the major tech stories of the day. We have this to start - PayPal announced card.io acquisition. And speaking of corporate shake-ups, what about that new Yahoo CEO? Mayer brings Google's "cool" to Yahoo. And speaking of Google stuff, here's an update on the new version of Android - Jelly Bean gets serious about security.

Featured: In our featured stories department, we delve deep inside one of the market segments that just one year ago practically didn't exist. But just as it has done with many other facets of the technology world, Google has managed to define and redefine it. We're talking about the company's Project Glass ambitions, and where that innovation could lead. So without further ado - Wearable worries: Glass could trigger more than just virtual violence.

Apple, LG, & Air-Conditioned Pants: Yes, you read that last part correctly. But let's go through the other stories of the day first. Wrapping up the rest of the headlines that made news today, here's something from Apple - Apple patents mobile scroll bar. Speaking of claiming ownership of technological ideas - LG employees charged with swiping OLED tech from Samsung. And finally, we always end the wrap-ups with a quirky story when applicable, so here it is - Kuchofuku unveils air-conditioned pants with built-in fans.


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