Report: Apple Pay claimed 1% of all digital payment dollars in November

Collen Kriel | December 22nd

Apple Pay, a mobile payments service in relative infancy, is showing impressive early adoption numbers according to a new ITG Investment Research Report on Mobile Payments. The report indicates that Apple Pay...»

Flash storage about to hit “hockey stick” growth curve, says HP exec | #HPdiscover

Maria Deutscher | December 22nd

With some forecasters now expecting the cost of flash storage to fall below that of spinning-disk storage within the next couple of years, adoption is starting to rise in what Craig Nunes of Hewlett-Packard Co. described...»

Elemental Technologies raises $14.5 million Series D in round led by Telstra

Duncan Riley | December 22nd

Online video solutions and distribution company Elemental Technologies Inc., has raised $14.5 million in series D financing in a round led by Telstra Corporation Ltd. Other investors in the round included Sky PLC, General Catalyst Partners, Norwest Venture...»

Crowdfunded comic Bitcoin: The Hunt for Satoshi Nakamoto goes on sale

Duncan Riley | December 22nd

The English-language version of the world's first comic about cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The Hunt for Satoshi Nakamoto has gone on sale following a successful crowdfunding effort that attracted a number of noted contributors. The comic book, first announced at CoinSummit...»

Microsoft dumps third party Snapchat apps from Windows Phone Store

Duncan Riley | December 21st

Microsoft Corp. has removed all third party Snapchat apps from the Windows Phone Store after Snapchat Inc. previously announced that it was cracking down on them to increase security. The removal of apps, including the popular 6snap according ...»

Cyberwar: Obama calls out Sony as FBI confirms North Korea was behind hack

Duncan Riley | December 19th

President Obama has called out Sony for craven censorship on a day the Federal Bureau of Investigation formally announced that North Korea was behind the hacking of Sony Corp. In a statement the FBI said that it has enough information to...»

Exact Labs lands $13 million to bring voice recognition to the enterprise

Maria Deutscher | December 19th

Between Siri on iOS and Google's rivaling artificial intelligence for Android, voice recognition software has become practically ubiquitous in the consumer world. But corporate applications beyond the call center are still rare. A new startup called Expect...»

GitHub urges developers to patch critical Git client bug

Mike Wheatley | December 19th

GitHub has revealed the existence of a flaw in its client software, and is recommending users upgrade to a new version as soon as possible. The vulnerability first announced at GMANE, and...»

The physical web gains support with IoT grants, new SDKs

Mellisa Tolentino | December 19th

This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features new grants to promote the development of  the Internet of Things (IoT), an initiative to interact with the Physical Web, and Near Field Communications for IoT.

Google’s Open Web of Things

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How to create your own Google Cardboard

Mellisa Tolentino | December 19th

Virtual reality may be the next frontier in technology as more organizations show interest and find applicable use cases. For instance, travel promotions company Destination BC is utilizing Oculus Rift, the fancy heads-up display...»