As the Federal Aviation Administration continues to drag its feet on issuing regulations, Amazon is taking drone testing outside of the U.S. The Guardian first reported that the online retail giant has begun testing at a secret site in Canada, just over the border in British Columbia.
Panasonic pledged this week to provide royalty-free access to a chunk of its intellectual property, including software and patents, to push forward the development of the Internet of Things. While at face value it may seem like an altruistic move, in fact, it may be just the lastest shot in the ongoing standards war raging in the IoT industry.
While Amazon recently cleared a regulatory hurdle at the Federal Aviation Administration for its drone deliveries, technical hurdles won't be so easy to clear.
Fulfilling a pledge made at the National Retail Federation show in January, Microsoft and PayPal this week launched a mobile point-of-sale system called PayPal Here for Surface designed for small and medium-sized businesses.
Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung, which has surpassed Apple in the smartphone space, now wants to challenge Cupertino in the mobile payments space with its purchase of mobile wallet startup LoopPay.
Staples was an early retailer to adopt Apple Pay, announcing its support of the digital payment technology even before it launched.
Reserve has raised $15 million to continue development of its mobile app that enables users to make restaurant reservations and pay the check, reports TechCrunch.
Mobile fraud is on the rise, and companies are losing millions of dollars as a result.
While Amazon hopes for an exemption to start testing their drone delivery service from the Federal Aviation Administration, Chinese e-commerce competitor Alibaba has taken to the skies.
When you think IBM mainframe, you don't immediately think "mobile." But according to Big Blue, it is the first mainframe that can process trillions of transactions in the mobile economy securely.