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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 ...

Solar, Fuel Cell Technology Receives a $100 Million Investment from Verizon

Verizon has announced plans to pour $100 million into a solar power and fuel cell technology initiative across 19 facilities located in seven U.S. states. This investment aims to minimize the company's carbon footprint and bolster its ability to resist ...

Could DipJar and Other High-Tech Tip Jars Benefit US Workers?

Consumers in a few New York City venues may have noticed something new on coffee shop counters lately: DipJar, a tip jar that takes credit cards.Coffee drinkers who wish to leave a tip simply dip their card into the machine ...

Microsoft Expands Cloud Computing Capacity With New Australian Data Centers

Microsoft, the world's leading software provider, announced recently that they will be upping the ante against their competitors in the cloud computing space by expanding the Windows Azure business to include two new data centers in the Australian states of ...

Amazon Cloud Security Cleared by Federal Government

Amazon.com's cloud security gained a nod of approval from the U.S. government, according to a recent announcement by the online retailer. Through a new accreditation process with the federal government, Amazon.com can more easily provide IT services to various federal ...

European Green Energy Investments on the Rise

Green energy is competing on an almost-level playing field with traditional energy investments in Europe, according to the asset management and insurance firm Allianz. Allianz is investing heavily in green energy on behalf of their policy holders. At a press ...

Economic Recovery Does Little To Bolster Retirement Confidence

Those facing retirement or already retired in the U.S. are not feeling confident about the economy recovery in the United States. THe Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI), in its 23rd annual Retirement Confidence Survey, revealed that retirees were negatively impacted ...

Gass to Pioneer Chief Customer Officer Role for Kohl's

Kohl's Corporation, a department store chain launched in 1993 that sells apparel and housewares, has created a new position in their corporate leadership structure: the chief customer officer. Pioneering the newly-created role for Kohl's will be Michelle Gass, a 16-year ...

PayPal to Increase Marketing Spending to Promote Offline Efforts

PayPal President David Marcus announced in May that the eBay-owned payment company will this year up its marketing efforts with increased spending as part of an effort to move into physical stores."You'll start seeing us amping marketing up later this ...

EBay Applications for Google Glass in Development

Developers at online auction site eBay are working on a set of potential applications for Google Glass. This is especially noteworthy, as it opens up the possibility that consumer access to online shopping might be on the horizon for Google's ...

New Xbox Shifts Console Focus Beyond Games

Microsoft has big plans for its new Xbox One game console, which has been unveiled eight years after the release of the last version, as it seeks a larger share of the $65 billion a year global computer gaming industry.However, ...

BlackBerry Switches Focus from Smartphones to Services

BlackBerry might not be the dominant force in the fast-paced, innovative smartphone world anymore, but the company that once revolutionized the industry with pocket access to email, has shifted its focus towards running this world instead it with a new ...

Smartphones Monitor Homes Via Apps

Are you concerned about home security or about what your pet might be doing while you are out of the house? New applications can help you monitor your home remotely by using your old smartphones as security cameras.One such app, ...

Wimbledon's English Garden Goes High-Tech

Wimbledon, the oldest tennis championship in the world, has released an iPad app in an effort to draw younger people to the event.The app features a photographic map that allows users to explore the grounds and zoom in on specific ...

IT System Security - Locking Down Infrastructure

IT system security is about more than just walling out attackers and making sure employees use strong passwords. The fundamental nature of networks has changed from being fully entrenched at the local level to being a mixture of owned, rented, ...

Is Your Business Ready for the iPhone 6?

Apple has leaked some information about the iPhone 6, and it's possible this phone might be a great upgrade for midsize businesses that furnish their employees with iPhones and iPads. The new iPhone should have some advantages over the recent ...