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Verizon Wireless: 4G LTE Rollout

Verizon Wireless's 4G LTE network is set to make an impact on the midsize business market. The company, one of the largest mobile operators in the U.S., announced the completion of its initial roll out. It will cover 95 percent ...

Facebook Bans Ads on Pages With Objectionable Content

The world's largest online social network says that ads will be banned on pages with sexual or violent content as the company moves to prevent marketers from being associated with material that might be deemed objectionable.This move comes a month ...

Cyber Threats Incite a Focus on Security

Aerospace and defense companies focused heavily on cyber threats at this year's Paris Airshow.In the wake of increased Chinese cyber espionage leaks involving the National Security Agency, contractors are concerned about keeping their assets safe. Mark DeYoung, the chief executive ...

Point Defiance Uses Big Data to Attract Visitors

According to a recent IBM press release, the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington, recently teamed up with IBM to harness big data and create a better experience for zoo visitors. As a result of using big data ...

Simplify Compliance for Ecommerce Security

Security and risk management is a standard concern in any business, but as the business moves from being a small company to a midsize business, address these concers become more important. With greater visibility online, an ecommerce site has more ...

Sharing Economy Companies Becoming Commonplace

It wasn't that long ago that renting a spare room through an online lodging website was considered risky behavior. Today, all across the world it is becoming increasingly common.But as leaders in emerging "sharing economy" companies are discovering, being assimilated ...

BlackBerry Service Can Secure Android and Apple Devices

This summer, BlackBerry released a long-awaited service that will allow users to manage Google and Apple devices which run their respective operating systems, Android and iOS.Secure Work Space, which is geared toward government agencies and corporations, allows clients to manage ...

Square Gift Card Services Squashed

An up-and-coming mobile payment company has stopped offering gift cards less than twelve months since introducing the service."Square gift cards were a fun way to send gifts from local businesses to anyone over the holiday season," said a spokesman in ...

Facebook's Instagram Now Has Video

Facebook Inc announced that it has launched video for its mobile and web photo sharing app, Instagram. The move heats up the rivalry between Facebook and Twitter. Facebook, the top social network around the globe, said in June that users ...

Paul Allen Finds Success With Civic Investment in Seattle

Paul Allen, the "other" co-founder of Microsoft, has been trying for decades to change his public image as Bill Gates' lucky junior partner.Since he quit Microsoft in 1983, Allen has lost billions on ill-conceived tech investments, and has been criticized ...

Samsung Galaxy 3 10.1 Tablet Has Intel Chip Inside

Samsung Electronics has decided on a processor by Intel Corp for one of its top-tier Android tablets, the company confirmed. This is a major victory for the U.S. chipmaker, which previously struggled to find its footing in the mobile market.Intel's ...

Employee Stock Plan Activity Could Offer Outsiders Trading Tips

When investors unloaded their shares in Hewlett-Packard Co. last year, employees did just the opposite. HP staff instead purchased four times as much stock as they did in the previous year despite all the bad news from Wall Street.It was ...

Shopping Apps Replace Salespeople in U.S. Stores

Shopping apps are replacing salespeople at some clothing boutiques in New York's trendy SoHo neighborhood.In-store sensors and a shopping app called Swirl give some U.S. retailers the opportunity to communicate customized offers and recommendations to shoppers via their smartphones while ...

Groupon CEO Mason Moving On

Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is moving across the country to launch a new company now that he has completed his recent recording of "motivational business music" he announced on his blog."If there's a silver lining to leaving Groupon, it's the ...

Higher Savings Rate Should Be Legislated by Congress, Says Fidelity Exec

The government should legislate investment savings rate hikes to at least 6 percent, says Ronald O'Hanley, president of Fidelity Investments. This would double the rate currently included in 2006 legislation.O'Hanley also supports the idea of automatically increasing retirement savings rates ...

Romanian Hacker Seeks Redemption With Tech Designed to Stop ATM Skimming

In a jail-cell interview, Valentin Boanta, 33, touted his latest invention, a handy gadget that could possibly render ATMs worldwide impenetrable to the craftiest of criminals, proudly describing a creation designed to prevent the very crime that stole his freedom.The ...

Amazon Expanding Prime Service with Grocery Offerings

Amazon.com recently rolled out "Prime Fresh," an all new version of its popular Amazon Prime service. The launch correlates with the company's efforts to encourage consumers to purchase more food products and other common household items typically found in grocery ...

Digital Currency Businesses Quick to Adopt Anti-Money Laundering Rules

The recent arrests of five people at digital currency firm Liberty Reserve is serving as a wake-up call for anyone involved in the use of digital currencies to comply with anti-money-laundering rules or face the consequences.In May, law enforcement authorities ...

Grubhub and Seamless Set for Merger

GrubHub and Seamless, two of the USA's largest internet takeout services have announced a merger in a deal that aims to increase online food orders in more locations.Both businesses are part of a rapidly developing group similar of companies that ...

New Intel CEO Hopes to Make His Company a Mobile Force

Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel Corp, recently described his desire to lead the chip industry giant to be more responsive to customers with a focus on the burgeoning smartphone and tablet arena, an area in which the company currently falls ...