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Survey: A majority of Apple Pay users encounter problems

Issues include terminals that are out of order and transactions that take too long to complete

Google Cloud platform can now be managed from a phone

Google has started the beta of the Android version of the console, with an iOS version expected this year


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Microsoft: Office will be free for devices under 10 inches

Microsoft's definition of 'professional' doesn't include anything under 10 inches, so the Surface Pro mini is probably dead

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Marketers can't keep up on updating their mobile apps

Forrester report finds that app enhancements are a challenge for developers due to complicating factors like OS upgrades and special features

Uber sued for false advertising by California taxi companies

The taxi companies claim some of their potential customers choose Uber because of its allegedly false claims

Hundreds of Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to FREAK attacks

FireEye's findings highlight how even serious software flaws can take a long time to get fixed

Red Hat formulates a plan for building enterprise mobile apps

The FeedHenry acquisition last year now gives Red Hat an integrated mobile platform

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12 early Apple Watch apps for business

These 12 business apps for productivity, travel, ERP, CRM and more, should be available shortly after the Apple Watch, and all are valuable tools for professionals

SugarCRM acquires Stitch to boost mobile CRM offerings and know-how

Stitch's technology analyzes email, calendar, and CRM data to help make sales staff more effective

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Why mobile apps are a step backward

The Web has given us the opportunity to share context freely and openly. Mobile apps takes us back to the days of the proprietary client all over again

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Smart home or dumb security risk?

Internet-connected devices are flooding into homes, but with convenience comes vulnerability

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Google will stop patching Chrome on Android 4.0 next month

Android devices running the 3-year-old Ice Cream Sandwich will stop getting Chrome updates in mid-April

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

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