Commerce

06.27.14
Banking apps may be getting their own virtual assistants soon
06.27.14

Banking apps may be getting their own virtual assistants soon

The minds behind Siri's virtual assistant skills are back at it. This time around, SRI Internation...

By B. Steele,   06.27.14
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05.07.14
Can't I help you? Shoppers are shunning store assistants in favor of smartphones
05.07.14

Can't I help you? Shoppers are shunning store assistants in favor of smartphones

Although it often feels like you're stealing, being able to walk into an store, pay for a product...

By M. Brian,   05.07.14
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04.07.14
eBay plans for the future of commerce: more wearable integration and your own personal shopper
04.07.14

eBay plans for the future of commerce: more wearable integration and your own personal shopper

While outlining its plans for the future of retail, eBay has announced a new tea, within its Innov...

By M. Smith,   04.07.14
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11.20.13
Square's updated Register apps tout simpler interfaces, make it easy to tip
11.20.13

Square's updated Register apps tout simpler interfaces, make it easy to tip

Both stores and their customers want to handle payments as quickly as possible, and Square has jus...

By J. Fingas,   11.20.13
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08.07.13
Heckler Design's iPad Cash Drawer brings minimalism to sales terminals
08.07.13

Heckler Design's iPad Cash Drawer brings minimalism to sales terminals

Carrying cash can be a drag, but it's often an even bigger nuisance for shopkeepers with iPad poin...

By T. Seppala,   08.07.13
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07.30.13
OpenTable sees mobile payments on the horizon, first in San Francisco
07.30.13

OpenTable sees mobile payments on the horizon, first in San Francisco

Adventurous foodies are likely familiar with the concept of snout to tail dining, which incorporat...

By Z. Lutz,   07.30.13
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07.23.13
Alibaba develops Smart TV OS, will use it to sell you things
07.23.13

Alibaba develops Smart TV OS, will use it to sell you things

As much as we enjoyed the decade we spent vegging out in front of the shopping channel, we had hop...

By D. Cooper,   07.23.13
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07.04.13
Deutsche Borse to open Cloud Exchange, treat computing as a commodity
07.04.13

Deutsche Borse to open Cloud Exchange, treat computing as a commodity

Bitcoin fans are familiar with using cloud computing to generate a commodity -- but what would hap...

By J. Fingas,   07.04.13
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05.01.13
PayPal and Discover expand partnership, will reach 2 million stores by year-end
05.01.13

PayPal and Discover expand partnership, will reach 2 million stores by year-end

When PayPal saw Square for the first time, we're fairly sure its CEO glumly stared out of the wind...

By D. Cooper,   05.01.13
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