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Visa’s new developer program has hundreds of APIs for mobile payment solutions

Visa is introducing a new developer program aimed at accelerating mobile payments, and will be opening the technology behind its platform up.<p>Dubbed Visa Developer, the program will provide access to account holder identification technology, as well as p2p payment solutions. It will also lean on …

Mobile Payments

Don't want to install that smartphone app? With Google, you may not have to

The search giant is experimenting with tech that lets you use apps without downloading them. It's part of Google's plan to keep its crown when it comes to mobile search.<p>If Google had its way, your only app would be its own.<p>There was once a time when searching the Web meant sitting in front of a …

Apps

Facebook will warn you if the government is hacking your profile

A hacker or spammer can do some serious damage to your Facebook account — but what about the watchful eye of the government over your private …

AzureCon Keynote Announcements: India Regions, GPU Support, IoT Suite, Container Service, and Security Center

Yesterday we held our AzureCon event and were fortunate to have tens of thousands of developers around the world participate. During the event we …

Internet of Things

In-App Event Measurement Added to Atlas Universal Tag

Facebook’s Atlas ad platform announced that its universal tag can now be used to measure in-application events including installs, engagements and …

Google wants to make your living room devices smarter

The marquee items at a Google press event this week may be its new Nexus smartphones, but the company's Chromecast devices are more telling of where Google wants to go. The goal: living room domination.<p>Google has already staked out spots in your living room with its Nest thermostat, Chromecast …

Smart Homes

NSW government targets Uber in plan to take 40 vehicles off the road

Up to 40 drivers in New South Wales have been issued with suspension notices in a government crackdown targeting ride-share services such as Uber.<p>The …

Ad company hopes to take over Android lock screens in Asia

TOKYO — Would you subject yourself to ads showing on your lock screen, in exchange for never paying for data?<p>PopSlide, from Singapore-based YoYo …

Native Apps Versus Mobile Web: A Primer For Publishers

The mobile world can be a strange and terrifying place. Media companies are frantically devising mobile strategies, wondering what their audience might want to see on a small screen, figuring out how to engage consumers and turn that attention into revenue. And they are puzzling over a crucial …

Popular iPhone Ad Blocker Will Let Users Decide Whether to Allow Unannoying Ads

In what could be seen as a positive sign for advertising pros, popular iPhone ad blocker Crystal plans to let users opt in to viewing nondisruptive …

The Not-Very-Clear-Cut World Of Ads And Ad-Blocking - Newsy

Ooyala can 'Spoof' Ad-Blockers to Give Publishers a Double-Digit Uplift in Revenue

Apple's Ad Blockers Rile Publishers, Google