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VeriFone is changing so it can take advantage of the new world of mobile payments, the company’s CEO, Douglas Bergeron, said in a CNBC interview on Thursday.
It's not yet clear how it happened, but a Washington, D.C., musician who ordered a flat-screen TV through Amazon received a military-style assault rifle instead.
Hailing a taxi in New York City just got a little bit easier.
It is shaping up to be the year of the glitch. Days after the massive software failure which nearly put Knight Capital Group out of business, exchanges in Tokyo and Spain were forced to suspend some trading due to glitches, while a software bug caused Southwest Airlines to charge online customers several times over for the same flight. .
Rackspace's Q1 was a bit of a disappointment, but there are some encouraging signs in the Q2 numbers the company released yesterday.
Starbucks isn't waiting around for mobile payments to catch on; in fact, the company's recent partnership with Square is a "breakthrough deal for the marketplace," said Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.
"This is a breakthrough deal for Starbucks and Square," says Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, explaining the new high tech way for customers to pay for transaction, with Jack Dorsey, Square CEO.
Architects, medical training operations and even the government increasingly are tapping into the high-tech software that drives today's top video games.
Amazon is stepping into the social-gaming business, and it's turning to Facebook to host its first game.
Facebook is venturing into the world of online gambling with the launch of its first application where punters can stake real money.
Acer, the world’s fourth largest computer manufacturer by shipments, has attacked Microsoft’s planned move into tablets, highlighting the growing rift between the software company and its former allies among PC makers, the FT reports.
Steve Watts, President, SAP Asia Pacific Japan says innovation is the biggest opportunity driving his company's growth across the region. He cites mobile, cloud computing and in-memory based technology as major growth engines.
To say the last two weeks have been unkind to Zynga is a bit of an understatement. The company's stock has plunged roughly 45 percent. It reported an earnings shortfall. Guidance was reduced. And it found itself on the receiving end of a lawsuit from one of the videogame industry's biggest publishers.
Ever since its founding as an autonomous state in 1948, Israel has relied on imported energy to meet its domestic power demands. However, offshore exploration operations have now found giant natural gas fields able to supply the country with more gas than it can use.
The question is no longer who have hackers hit. It is who has not been hit. The organizations attacked by pranksters, criminal syndicates or foreign governments include Google, LinkedIn and the Central Intelligence Agency.
We don't use our smartphones for talking as much as we once did, but we are and will increasingly use them to detect and monitor health risks, industry experts say.
Bob Pisani shows how computers can trigger profitable trades based on economic numbers or other data far faster than humans can. But when milliseconds count, are humans giving up too much control to the machines?
Facebook hasn't performed the way investors expected. No one may be more disappointed than those trying to pay the bills at the Capitol in Sacramento.
The Kurdish government in Iraq announced Wednesday it would resume oil exports from the region later this week. Erbil had shut down exports in April, blaming the central government in Baghdad for withholding payments owed to international oil companies working in the semi-autonomous north. The region's Ministry of Natural Resources said the resumption was a goodwill gesture meant to encourage the central government to settle the outstanding payments. With foreign companies seemingly focusing their financial energy in northern Iraq, however, the gesture may be more of a power play than a confidence-building effort.
Despite warnings that hackers could shut down critical infrastructure with the click of a mouse, the Senate voted down landmark legislation on Thursday to protect the nation's vital computer networks from the rising threat of a cyberattack.
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Amazon's blowout earnings on Thursday have analysts wondering if the company can keep the good news coming in the long term.
When celebrities, politicians, journalists and writers start to post video on Twitter, it will go supernova, Jason Calacanis said.
Ford Motor quarterly earnings beat Wall Street earnings expectations on Thursday, and the automaker maintained its 2015 profit forecast.