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Mobile wallet space heats up as PayPal buys Paydiant

Paydiant technology is behind the mobile payment apps used by Subway and Capital One

IBM rolls out 3 new iOS apps for enterprises

The latest fruits of its partnership with Apple target finance, retail and airline industries

Samsung to launch mobile payments in challenge to Google, Apple

The Android smartphone maker will launch Samsung Pay in the U.S. in mid 2015 to rival Google Wallet and Apple Pay

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Want those IBM iOS apps? You'll need to spend big bucks

The Apple-IBM partnership is creating very nice iOS enterprise apps, but it leaves many businesses out in the cold

Google buys mobile wallet technology from Softcard

Google Wallet will be coming to Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile as a result of the deal

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Microsoft muddles cloud storage in Office 365 for iOS

Microsoft's confusing mix of file-access methods will confound users and make document management iffy

Samsung acquires LoopPay in bid to counter Apple payment system

LoopPay could be incorporated into Samsung phones and works at about 90 percent of POS terminals in the U.S.

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New Outlook for Android, iOS lets IT wipe the app, not the phone

Microsoft's new version of Outlook for Android and iOS adds a PIN lock and isolates email, leaving the rest of your phone intact

Apple bumps approved size for iOS apps, lets them eat twice the memory

People with lower-end iOS devices may see their memory gobbled up quickly

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Apple extends two-factor authentication to FaceTime and iMessage

Apple is including two more crucial services in its two-factor authentication protections to keep your messaging out of the hands of hackers

The rise (and rise) of Slack, Silicon Valley's hottest startup

IRC-for-enterprise startup Slack has released its first-year growth stats, and things are looking good

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Microsoft's latest mobile app acquisition shows it gets urgency

Microsoft buys Sunrise, another Android and iOS mobile app developer, to beef up Outlook

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Real data security for all is now getting its start on mobile

Two approaches to data security are being pioneered on mobile, but over time will protect you anywhere

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7 iOS apps for developers on the go

Today’s developers need to be mobile to be efficient because problems don’t go away when you’re out of the office. This list of iOS apps promises to keep you connected and able to handle tasks regardless of where and when they come...

Microsoft said to acquire calendar app Sunrise for north of $100 million

Sunrise's software pulls data from third party services like Microsoft Exchange

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Microsoft backs Java for cross-platform mobile apps

Developers can write in their favorite Java IDE, and JUniversal will translate it to the appropriate language for the platform

The essential guide to making the most of Office for iPad

Secrets of Office for iPad masters

Tips, tricks, tweaks, and twerks for Office gurus looking to make the most of the iPad variant

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Best office apps for Android, round 2

With five Android office suites already duking it out, Microsoft Office jumps into the fray. Find out if it triumphs — or flails

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