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At Staples, Apple Pay is a hit in app, but not in stores

Staples was an early retailer to adopt Apple Pay, announcing its support of the digital payment technology even before it launched.

Staples finally cops to data breach that exposed 1.16M credit, debit card numbers

After months of delay, Staples has finally copped to a security breach that exposed credit and debit card numbers of 1.16 million customers.

Report: Data breaches at Staples and Michaels related

The data breaches at Staples and Michaels appear to be related, according to a source cited by security blogger Brian Krebs.

Staples finds a data breach, Obama signs executive order on card cybersecurity

More secure cards will help, but cyber-thieves will likely adapt. It's going to take real-time big data analytics to stop attacks while they're happening.

More than half billion financial records stolen in the past year, says FBI

A whopping 519 million financial records have been stolen by hackers over the last 12 months, with 439 million of those records pilfered in just the last six months, according to the FBI.

News Scan: Mobile contactless transactions on the rise; Staples revs up mobile strategy; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 3/12 including: mobile contactless transactions on the rise and what role Visa and Mastercard are playing in this, the closing of hundreds of Staples stores due to mobile push, what's going on in the tablet shipment market for the Middle East and Africa, why IT channel firms need to seize enterprise mobility opportunity according to TechTarget and what's going on with V2V and V2X communication systems.

Square doubles its retail reach with Walgreens, Staples deals

Square signed new retail agreements with Walgreens, Staples and FedEx Office, doubling the number of locations selling its signature credit card reader to 20,000. The Square Card Reader is now...

Staples expands to IT services

Staples Inc., the popular office supply store with nearly 2,000 stores across the country, is throwing its hat into the IT ring, including the data center. Staples officials said they're targeting

Dell adds Toktumi VoIP service to catalog

VoIP provider Toktumi will co-brand and market its services through a micro-site (because people can't simply say "a couple of web pages") on Dell.com. The "Virtual Office Phone Service" being

SPOTLIGHT: 8x8 Shows up at Staples.com

Packet8 Virtual Office Small Business Phone System is now available through Staples.com, only going to show that both IP PBX appliances and hosted solutions are going mass market big time these days.