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  • How Google looked to the past to develop a network for the future

    When Google needed to expand its network beyond what could be supported by the commercial switches of the day, it looked back in time for a solution—deploying a decades-old architecture novel to the computer industry but widely used by telephone companies.

  • Is Apple losing its enterprise tablet edge?

    Apple has been king in the enterprise, but a new study reports that Android and Windows are slowly catching up.

  • Apple Pay now works with AmEx Corporate Cards

    As soon as Apple's mobile payment service, Apple Pay, launched last October, I tried to add all of my credit cards to the mobile wallet so I could test it out. Just as quickly, I was disappointed to learn that though American Express supported Apple Pay for some of its consumer credit cards, it did not work with AmEx Corporate Cards.

  • Hands on with the new Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

    Samsung today showed the world its latest two "phablet" devices, the Galaxy S6 (GS6) edge+ and the Galaxy Note5, at a press event in New York City. The curvy, sleek GS6 edge+ is an upsized evolution of the company's smaller GS6 edge, which was released in the United States last April. The stylus-equipped Note5 is the newest member of the popular Note phablet family. The Note 4 first hit the U.S. market last October.

  • Hands on with the new Samsung Galaxy Note5

    Samsung today showed the world its latest two "phablet" devices -- the Galaxy Note5 and Galaxy S6 (GS6) edge+ -- at a press event in New York City. The stylus-, nay, S-Pen-equipped Note5 is the newest member of the popular Note family of phablets, and it follows the Note 4, which first hit the U.S. market last October. The curvy, sleek GS6 edge+ is an upsized evolution of the company's GS6 edge, which was released in the United States last April.

  • How the PGA uses analytics, beacons and social to enhance fan experience

    During a professional golf tournament, fans know it's not possible to see every golfer, every swing and every putt in real time. For the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis., this week the PGA beefed up the fan experience on PGA.com and within its mobile app, so fans can see more of the action, whether they're on the course or watching from home.

  • HTC's nosedive blamed on scant smartphone innovation, fierce competition

    The financial future of smartphone maker HTC appears dire, analysts say, even as the company has remained upbeat.

  • The Takeaway: Windows 10's uptake surges

    That was fast.

  • Nymi Band uses your heartbeat to secure mobile payments

    You may pay for groceries with your smartphone and a connected credit card, via Apple Pay or Google Wallet. You may have seen some techy-type at your local drug store pay for his toothpaste and toilet paper with an Apple Watch. What you've probably not yet witnessed is someone making a secure payment with a tap of the wrist and biometric, heartbeat authentication. But if Canadian company Nymi has its way, you will.

  • Are the proposed telco sector security reforms regulatory ‘over-reach’?

    Through its peaks and troughs, the Abbott government has always been able to point to national security as an area of relative strength.

  • Key to omnichannel CX is customisation

    In order to achieve success with omnichannel customer experience strategy, companies need to utilise user personas, while maintaining excellence across all channels, according to customer transformation service expert, Brad Starr.

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