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Square chipping away at traditional credit card payments

 

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Group selfies a growing trend

NEW YORK (AP) — What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course! As in "us." Pronounced uss‑ee, rhymes with fussy. "Usies are a growing trend that I think have far more social...

Apple admits iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc...

Apple set to cash in on mobile payments: report

The iPhone maker is reportedly in negotiations with a number of companies in the payments industry and could launch a new mobile payment or smart wallet...

Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow

Smartphone powered paper airplane that was popular on crowdfunding website KickStarter makes its debut at Wisconsin airshow (July 30)

Amazon credit card reader coming

Just like PayPal and Square, the online retailer is planning to launch a device that plugs into smartphones and tablets so that they can be used to...

Samsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launch

Samsung Electronics said Monday it would postpone the roll‑out of its new smartphone based on Tizen, a home‑grown operating system aimed at...

Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen‑powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition...

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, is a boon for retailers in the Middle East, South Asia and beyond. And while some Muslims welcome it as a positive...