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These are Google’s 4 best practices for fostering creativity and innovation

“How many golf balls could you fit in a school bus?” This is the kind of question Google and its big tech brethren were once known for asking would-be employees. The reasoning behind the technique seemed intuitive. Ask people odd questions, see how original and well analyzed their thought process …

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This Is How You Design Your Mobile App for Maximum Growth

<b>Kamo Asatryan</b> may very well be one of the best kept secrets in the startup ecosystem. He’s one of a small handful of people who have observed …

PayPal And Macy's Work Together On Omnichannel

Share Email<p>The world is full of “dynamic duos.”<p>Chocolate and peanut butter.<p>Batman and Robin.<p>Milk and cookies.<p>Both components of the pair are pretty …

Square Cash Lands On Apple Watch

Share Email<p>Square may be making it even more convenient for its users to send payments.<p>The payment services company’s latest release of its mobile …

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Designer Rebecca Minkoff’s New Stores Have Touch Screens for an Online Shopping Experience

With Store Technology From eBay, Customers Try on More, and the Designer Tracks What They Buy and Leave Behind<p>What if clothing boutiques were more like websites, remembering everything you’ve tried on, passed over or purchased—and letting you submit requests via a touch screen?<p>Designer Rebecca …

Connected Shopper, Meet the Connected Store

<b>Bait and hook:</b> Retailers can now target people within close proximity to their store by sending messages to their store app, alerting them of special …

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Get a cash advance to GROW your business<p>Grow is an unsecured cash advance of up to Kshs 5M. Applying for a cash advance takes less than a minute, and …

The hidden lab where bankcards are hacked

Decoding PIN numbers and credit cards can bring criminal groups vast wealth. Paul Marks visits a secret facility where one financial giant is fighting back – by trying to hack their own products.<p>It couldn't get any more steampunk if it tried: a wooden robot hisses like an airbrake as a blast of …

Lighting the way with BLE beacons

<i>Posted by Chandu Thota, Engineering Director and Matthew Kulick, Product Manager</i>Just like lighthouses have helped sailors navigate the world for …

Square's Apple Pay Reader Shows How We Pay Is Still in Flux

After unveiling its new credit-card reader at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco earlier this month, Square tested this …

FinTech

American Express Launches Its Own PayPal Alternative

The launch comes as Google, PayPal, Visa and MasterCard compete to own the Buy button on websites and apps.<p>The checkout pages on shopping sites are getting more crowded, so American Express is creating its own real estate.<p>The credit card company today is introducing Amex Express Checkout, an …

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Lloyds Bank moves closer to abolishing passwords

The bank wants to cut down the number of codes and passwords customers need to logon<p>Lloyds Bank is close to launching a new system where customers tap their contactless payment cards on their smartphones to prove their identity, cutting down the number of passwords they need to use.<p>This is a step …

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bPay’s contactless payment wristband takes on Apple Pay in the UK

Barclays Bank will be one of the few major banks in the UK that won’t adopt Apple Pay when it launches in July. However, it doesn’t want to be left …

FinTech

Apple Watch patent would have you sharing files with a handshake

Wondering how you'd exchange info between smartwatches when their displays are so small? Apple thinks it has an easy answer: make the same gestures you already use to greet your friends. The tech firm has applied for a patent on a system that exchanges data between wearables (presumably Apple …