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Could mobile payment Lemon Network be fruitful for bitcoin?

A new network designed to manage payment credentials could provide a useful backdoor to bitcoin adoption in the future. Lemon Network promises to …

FinTech

Sparkbox Saves Your Digital Inspiration, Available at Nearly 75% Off

OS X and iOS: Previously mentioned Sparkbox—an app that stores and organizes anything you find inspiring, like a private Pinterist—is available at a …

App Store

Show a Little Appreciation to Improve Your Negotiation Skills

Common negotiation tactics often involve intimidation because, in theory, if you seem like the stronger participant the other party in the …

Novelty Computer Keys

Sometimes you just wish some of your keyboard’s keys were labeled a little more accurately. With the Novelty Computer Keys set, you get all the …

Canada's 100 biggest companies by revenue

Notes For ranking purposes, figures from companies that report in foreign currencies have been converted to Canadian dollars and partial-year results have been annualized. Foreign currencies are converted at the average exchange rate for the relevant period for earnings items.<p><b>Footnotes</b><p>1. Company …

There's a super moon at the end of the road

Hello, yield hunters. It's Verizon calling

The telecom giant that is poised to disrupt Canada's $19-billion wireless market has already proven its mettle in the ultra-competitive U.S. market.<p>Verizon Communications Inc., a company more than double the size of the three biggest Canadian telecom operators combined, consistently comes out on …

Designer e-tailer Fab.com raises $150-million on planned launch in China

Online design retailer Fab.com has raised $150-million at a $1-billion valuation in new financing led by China Internet giant Tencent.<p>The valuation of the Series D financing was about $1-billion, according to a person familiar with the deal. Fab also plans to close additional financing in the round …

Big International Social Networks Are Closing In On Facebook

It lost users.<p>While the network did pass the 1 billion monthly active user threshold globally in 2012, Facebook also lost 1.4 million U.S. monthly active users late last year, a small but symbolic decline. Nor was it the only network experiencing a slowdown.<p>After years of double-digit expansion, …

Social Media

Bill Gross & Jeff Gundlach Make Bold Calls Based On Monetary Policy

Bond Gurus Jeff Gundlach of DoubleLine, and Bill Gross of PIMCO have started to make market calls that don’t directly have to do with the direction of interest rates or which type of bonds provide the most value. Rather, they have both started to make market calls based on their understanding of …

New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

In her keynote speech at last year’s annual Netroots Nation gathering, Darcy Burner pitched a seemingly simple idea to the thousands of bloggers and web developers in the audience. The former Microsoft programmer and congressional candidate proposed a smartphone app allowing shoppers to swipe …

66pc abandon mcommerce purchases because of issues at checkout | Retail Dive

Mobile commerce is growing, with 68 percent of smartphone and tablet owners having attempted to make purchases on their devices. However, problems …