Google confirms Android Pay, mobile payments war escalates

Collen Kriel | March 3rd

Last week rumors surfaced that Google Inc. will introduce Android Pay, a new payments API to power in-store and in-app payments for third-party Android apps. In an announcement made yesterday at Mobile World Congress,...»

PayPal acquires Paydiant, recommits to mobile payments war

Collen Kriel | March 3rd

  On Monday, PayPal announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire Paydiant Inc., a mobile payments company that provides technology that enables retailers to create their own branded mobile wallets. While PayPal has...»

Tech giants launch ACE to standardize mobile security in the enterprise

Maria Deutscher | March 3rd

A group of top enterprise vendors has launched a new industry  initiative at the Mobile World Congress this morning with the goal of establishing a common standard for how workers access company data from their smartphones and...»

Microsoft’s new ultra-thin foldable keyboard will fit in your pocket and work on any device with Bluetooth

James Farrell | March 3rd

It so often happens when you’re on the go that you want to type out a long message, or jot down an idea, or even wax poetical, but you can’t be bothered tapping it out on your...»

HP acquires Aruba Networks for $3 billion

Duncan Riley | March 3rd

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has acquired wireless networking infrastructure technology outfit Aruba Networks Inc. According to reports the terms of the transaction will see HP buy Aruba for $24.67 per share in cash. The deal is worth $3 billion,...»

Google confirms the rumors, will offer cell services as a MVNO

Duncan Riley | March 3rd

Google Inc has confirmed speculation that it's entering the mobile phone carrier space as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO.) Google's Sundar Pichai said at a speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that the tech giant will enter...»

Wikibon: In-memory databases turn Big Data into actionable insights

Bert Latamore | March 2nd

Big data promises to revolutionize business. But often business opportunities are fleeting. A retailer, for example, can only use information on up-selling a customer while that customer is in the store or on the retailer’s Web site....»

VMware targets telcos with vCloud For NFV

Maria Deutscher | March 2nd

VMware Inc. is pushing into the telecommunications sector with a new version of its management stack that has been adapted for the needs of large network operators. The repackaged suite includes specialized capabilities to support mobile...»

PC gaming market expected to exceed $35 billion by 2018 says OGA report

Kyt Dotson | March 2nd

The Open Gaming Alliance (OGA) announced plans to release an annual research report on the games industry at the end of March. This report contends that PC gaming is not just a growing industry, it’s an...»

How advanced camera options will help Guild Wars 2 players on March 10th

Kyt Dotson | March 2nd

Last week, ArenaNet, Inc. announced that advanced camera options would be coming to its massively multiplayer online (MMO) game title Guild Wars 2 on March 10th. These options include a first person view as well as sliders...»