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Samsung has been working with Korea’s largest telecommunications vender, SK Telecom, to release a new standalone version of the Samsung Gear 2. Equipped with a universal subscriber identity module (USIM,) the smartwatch would be able to operate, even make phone calls, without the need for a connected smartphone.

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A familiar rumor has sprung up – Google is opening retail stores. This time around, it is reported that Google is getting close to signing a lease on a 8000 square foot storefront on Greene St. in Manhattan. Which happens to be just around the corner from Apple’s big retail store.