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PayPal Expands “Real World” Presence Via Integration With iPad Point-of-Sale Maker Revel Systems

PayPal has today scored another deal to bring its technology to more point-of-sale platforms via an integration with iPad POS solution provider, Revel Systems, a company whose business has grown by 400% year-over year and now includes big-name clients like Dairy Queen, Goodwill, Popeye’s, and …

BlackBerry says it isn't failing yet in open letter

BlackBerry wants its customers and partners to know that it isn't going anywhere just yet. In an open letter published today, the struggling cellphone manufacturer says that its future isn't as bleak as many have suggested. "You can continue to count on BlackBerry," the company writes in the …

Code.org Unveils 'Hour of Code' Campaign To Promote Computer Science

Code.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting computer science education, has unveiled a new campaign it calls “Hour of Code” targeting 10 million students in the United States. From December 9-15, 2013, Code.org is asking schools, teachers, and parents for their help in motivating …

Messaging Service Voxer Introduces Web App

Voxer, a popular messaging and walkie-talkie service, has added a Web-based app for business users to complement its existing iOS and Android apps.<p>The Web app, which is basically a substitute for a desktop client, provides access to multiple chats on one screen — supporting push-to-talk voice, text …

Apple hires Burberry CEO to spruce up its retail operation

Cupertino's latest hire is an interesting one, especially when we think that about all those cool wearables that could one day take pride of place in Apple's online and physical stores. Angela Ahrendts, currently CEO of Burberry, has been recruited to fill a position that will be created just for …

Here’s why it’s legal for Google and Facebook to use your face in ads

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: ThinkStock<p>Social advertising — using a person’s profile to market to others in their social networks — is catching on …

Google Maps for iOS Gets Faster Navigation, Route and Traffic Overview

Google today updated its Maps app for iOS with new features and support for the Arabic and Hebrew languages. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store.<p>The biggest improvement is that accessing navigation is now faster and you can also expect faster and more accurate …

Square Cash, the Service That Lets You Email Money to Friends, Is Now Public (And Free)

In May, news leaked that Jack Dorsey’s Square had developed a product called Square Cash, which would let people transfer money to any other …

China's Google Is Now Accepting Bitcoin

Jaisule is the firm's firewall and DDOS protection service. The service essentially protects websites from malicious attacks that attempt to crash it by overloading it with external communications requests so that it cannot respond to legitimate traffic. A similar US-based service is …