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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

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IBM rolls out 3 new iOS apps for enterprises

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

Atlassian offers high-volume, Git-based code management

The Stash Data Center can support thousands of developers all submitting their code changes at once

HP buys Aruba to bolster its wireless networking business

The $2.7 billion deal will allow HP to take advantage of businesses with increasingly mobile employees

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Mozilla scrubs Superfish certificate from Firefox

Firefox update removes from the browser's repository the self-signed digital certificate implanted by Superfish

Google confirms carrier plans, details coming soon

Google plans to offer connectivity directly to mobile users in the U.S., but says it doesn't intend to become a full-service carrier

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From Microsoft: Two new Lumia smartphones to upgrade later to Windows 10

High-end versions of the Lumia phones running the Windows 10 natively are promised for later in 2015

USB 3.1 flash drives? Don't expect them anytime soon

USB 3.1 chips may be too expensive to start with for flash drive makers to adopt the technology

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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WZor leaks Windows Server 10 Preview build 9926, overview of new Nano Server

Build 9926 is likely unstable, but the pared-down Nano Server may be Windows Server's future

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Mozilla tackles parallel JavaScript

Mozilla is experimenting with its SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine to maximize hardware power

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Momentum builds as major OpenStack rev approaches

Mirantis adds Docker to OpenStack; IBM introduces an OpenStack-powered hybrid; and Canonical woos telecoms with a Juniper partnership

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Samsung Pay faces uphill climb against Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Samsung Pay's key potential advantage won't exist for much longer, as the United States moves to a new payment terminal standard

Firefox OS coming to U.S., other developed markets in 2016

Mozilla and cellular carriers see demand for high-end flip phones

Acer going all in with Windows 10 smartphones

Acer plans to launch Windows 10 smartphones with different screen sizes and prices

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Reconciliation between Node.js and io.js could be near

A proposal from io.js advocate Mikeal Rogers suggests a path to reunify the code and governance

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Net neutrality triumphs as ISPs weep

The public interest has prevailed and the FCC has voted to reclassify ISPs as common carriers. At last we have the means to control our Internet future

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Is AngularJS ready for the enterprise?

AngularJS has a habit of stranding its users in backward incompatibilities, but its Google pedigree and wild popularity may well give it staying power

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Google tests business Hangouts in search results

Search feature lets users conduct live chats via Hangouts with businesses directly from search results

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