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Samsung Electronics has acquired LoopPay, a U.S. mobile payments firm that could help it counter the Apple Pay obile payments system. LoopPay produces small add-on devices for smartphones that can transmit credit card information in conjunction with a mobile app. When the devices are held within a few centimeters of a traditional magnetic strip reader, the […]
Google+, which launched in late June 2011, has consistently failed to meet expectations -- especially that a Google-owned social network could compete neck-and-neck with Facebook, the world's largest social network. While Google+ features, like Hangouts and Circles, have proven popular, the site itself hasn't gained the kind of user base that can take a real […]
BIG BLUE - International Business Machines, which ruled computing in the age of the mainframe, is targeting $40 billion in annual revenue from the cloud, big data, security and other growth areas by 2018. The aggressive target, set by IBM executives at the company's annual investor meeting in New York on Thursday, is the latest […]
Gogo Inc. (GOGO.O), an in-flight internet services provider, gave a full-year revenue forecast range that was largely above analysts' average expectation, driven by a surge in demand from commercial and business aviation clients. Shares of the company, which also reported a better-than-expected revenue for the fourth quarter, were up about 5% at $18.40 in premarket […]
Niche helps online stars on services like Vine to find advertisers. Twitter is acquiring Niche, a New York startup that matches social media stars with advertisers, helping Twitter tap into the lucrative world of Internet celebrity. Niche was founded in 2013 and helps hot creators on platforms like Vine, Instagram and YouTube to make money […]
Content creator Relaxnews is a company that develops customized content and related technology for media, brands, e-commerce sites, blogs and company Web sites. The holding company said Relaxnews is valued at approximately $15 million euro (about $17 million at today’s exchange rate) based on the acquisition price currently being discussed by the parties. In addition […]