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Take It From an Insider: Here Are the 8 Best Payment Services for E-Commerce Companies

Not all payment providers are created equal.<p>As a leader in the payment services industry, I would tell you that my company Due, is one of the best platforms for an e-commerce business. However, in working within this industry, I've seen other payment services companies that offer a set of features …

Facebook to Make Mobile Payments Service Available Outside U.S.

Facebook Inc. is enabling people outside the U.S. to send money to each other via its Messenger texting app for the first time.<p>The social network …

The MTA’s New Payment System Could Promote Equity and Sustainability

The new mobile payment system–which will roll out in 2018–could encourage more transit riding and ensure that fares remain affordable for low-income New Yorkers across all transit modes. But the government will need to make policy changes to help.<p>For the MetroCard, that bright slash of yellow …

Walmart Pay Could Surpass Apple in U.S. Mobile Payments

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s app is close to surpassing Apple Pay in usage for mobile payments in the U.S., giving the world’s largest retailer even more …

Android Pay set to launch in the Czech Republic on November 14

Android Pay seems set to launch in Brazil next week, and it looks like that may not be the only country where the payment service will be rolling out …

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Where Retail Has One Edge on Tech: Mobile Payment

Stop me if you've heard this one: A lumbering, old-school consumer company tries to adapt to the digital age, but ultimately gets outsmarted by a …

The U.S. is now the world’s smartphone and wireless tech champ

As the 10th anniversary iPhone debuts, it’s amazing to see how far wireless has come. A decade ago, the U.S. was the laggard in cellphone tech, with clunky handsets, slow connections, and minimal online services compared to lots of Europe and Asia. Now the U.S. leads most of the world in both …

Nougat surpasses KitKat to become third most popular version of Android

While most of the world was watching Apple unveil its new lineup of iPhones yesterday, Google quietly updated its developer dashboard with the latest …

Telstra details eSIM support ahead of Apple Watch 3

Hot on the back of Apple's announcement of the new Watch Series 3, the first Aussie telco to support its integrated eSIM has come out swinging. …

5 Ways to Meet the Needs of the Modern Learner by Mark D'Aquin

Keeping up with the modern learner’s needs for the right skills and resources at the right time is today’s priority. To stay on track, here are the …

Nokia 7 is due to be launched in September, Specifications and Price

The Finnish smartphone maker Nokia has extended its numerical series of smartphones with the introduction of the Nokia 7. The latest entrant is a …

Google hints at upcoming October 4th event with phone-teasing billboard

If a billboard that just popped up is any indication, Google might be planning to host their next hardware announcement exactly a year to do the date as their 2016 event. Spotted in Boston, a phone is explicitly hinted, with the date falling in line with current rumors.<p>This year’s October 4th date …

Samsung May Have Outdone Apple’s Announcement With Their Foldable Smartphone

Come 2018, Samsung's president of mobile hopes a Galaxy Note with a bendable display will be the talk of the tech world<p>Tuesday marked the latest edition of Apple’s annual September “special event,” with the Cupertino-based tech giant showing off an all-display iPhone X with wireless charging. But …

Bluetooth will get much more powerful next year

Twice as fast and four times the range, says the official roadmap for 2016<p>The ever-growing number of connected gadgets on the market is putting a strain on our Bluetooth connections. To keep up with the increased burden, the Bluetooth standard is getting an upgrade, with longer range, faster …

Will Microsoft reemerge as a major mobile platform after losing out to Apple and Google in the first wave?

<i>This story was originally sent to thousands of professionals just like you through their subscription to BI Intelligence. Don't be left in the dark while your competition gets ahead each day reading the BI Intelligence INSIDER Newsletters. Learn more about our 14-day FREE trial now »</i><p>Microsoft held …

Facebook is creating an open-source cellular system

The technology is designed to drive down the price of communications infrastructure<p>Facebook has long been working to reduce the number of people who don’t have access to the internet, and have announced the creation of a new platform called OpenCellular.<p>The OpenCellular is an open source, "wireless …

Finally, a tablet that folds up into a phone that fits in your pocket

Lenovo is back at blowing minds again with another concept device with a bendable screen.<p>At the third annual Lenovo Tech World last week, the Chinese …

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 Deal Sounds Too Good to Pass Up

If you're hoping to get not one, but two Galaxy Note 8 devices, T-Mobile might have you covered.<p>The carrier, or "Un-Carrier," as it likes to call …

An all-screen BlackBerry phone with water resistance will launch in October

Goodbye, keyboard! The next TCL-made BlackBerry phone won’t have the brand’s most popular feature.<p>TCL, at IFA 2017 in Berlin, confirmed to <i>Engadget</i> …

What the New iPhones Mean for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile

The launch of the <b>iPhone X</b> on Tuesday presents the wireless carriers with a bezel-free, button-free bludgeon to beat each other with as promotional …

Don’t use Windows 10 to move data on your Android phone

When you attach your phone to a PC with a USB cable, you expect File Explorer to work the way it’s intended to work — copy, move, drag, drop and the …

Palm Is Making A Smartphone Comeback

Image: Reuters<p>It's taken a long while but it seems the Palm brand will be revived. After languishing for a few years, TCL plans to bring out a new …

BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition hands-on: New look, more power (Video)

No, you haven’t travelled back in time to February, when TCL first unveiled the BlackBerry KEYone as the latest mix between modern and old-school …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft's Twitch rival gives mobile streamers a new option

"Mixer Create" lets you stream any game on Android phones and select titles on iOS.<p>If Microsoft has any hope of taking on Twitch with its Mixer (formerly Beam) game streaming service, it's going to need strong mobile host software. Luckily, Mixer Create, which has been in beta for awhile, has been …

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Report: Palm is making a comeback next year

I fondly remember Palm’s handheld devices as being the ultimate in personal technology, back when I first saw them grace my father’s desk in the 90s. It was one of the first gadgets I’d seen that featured a touchscreen with handwriting support, a boatload of apps and enough memory to help digitize …

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Information management: Data domination : Nature : Nature Research

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Technology vs. the Middle Class

The ‘fourth industrial revolution’ will cause income inequality. Tech can also solve it<p>There is a reason we live in a golden age of dystopian science fiction: Increasingly, it feels like it is coming true. From “The Hunger Games” to “Elysium,” stories depict a world in which the trend of growing …

65% of IT employees not trainable in new technologies, likely to lose jobs, says Capgemini CEO

Srinivas Kandula's remarks came only days after advisory firm McKinsey said in a report that half of India’s IT workforce risked becoming irrelevant …

Surfing the 4th Industrial Revolution: Artificial intelligence and the liberal arts

By Daniel Araya, Creig LambAccelerating trends in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics point to significant economic disruption in the years …

Artificial Intelligence