• Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Andrew Krok

HRE’s second-generation 3D-printed titanium wheels are still cool and complex - Roadshow

Somehow, they're even lighter than before.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Bonnie Burton

Sophie Turner slams petition demanding Game of Thrones season 8 redo - CNET

"It's disrespectful to the crew, and the writers, and the filmmakers who have worked tirelessly over 10 years," the star tells The New York Times.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Clifford Colby

Best phones to gift your dad for Father's Day - CNET

CNET's top phone picks for Dad on Father's Day.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Corinne Reichert

Homeland Security reportedly warns of Chinese-made drones stealing data - CNET

The latest piece of Chinese technology under fire from the US government is drones, reports say.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Jessica Dolcourt

Samsung has the most to gain while Huawei's access to Google is still up in the air - CNET

Commentary: Although the US government slightly relaxed its order to ban Huawei, the phone-maker's future with Google is still undecided.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Oscar Gonzalez

New Coke returns for Stranger Things season 3 - CNET

One of the biggest embarrassments of the 80s is coming back.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Rick Broida

This lifetime VPN Unlimited subscription protects 5 devices for just $29 - CNET

Normally $200, this virtual private network can help protect you from hackers. Plus: Two great Father's Day gift ideas!


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Eli Blumenthal

Samsung Galaxy Home 'mini' makes its way through the FCC - CNET

Even before the first Galaxy Home hits shelves, Samsung may already have plans for a second "mini" smart speaker.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Shelby Brown

Black Mirror season 5 has three new trailers to stress you out today - CNET

*Glances nervously at Google Home*


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Andrew Krok

Self-driving trucks go postal in USPS two-week pilot - Roadshow

TuSimple's trucks will help deliver mail in the American Southwest.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Oscar Gonzalez

Epic teases Fortnite, Michael Jordan crossover - CNET

Time to shut up and jam.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Andrew Krok

Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid packs a lot of torque and over 25 miles of electric range - Roadshow

Best of all, it's not staying in Europe.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Shelby Brown

China is using facial recognition to ID pandas and it's the cutest thing ever - CNET

If you can't be a panda cuddler, this might be the next best gig.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Oscar Gonzalez

George R.R. Martin rumored to be game consultant for Dark Souls developer - CNET

If true, prepare to die even more.


  • Posted on Monday May 20, 2019
  • Created by Andrew Krok

Mercedes-Benz Experimental Safety Vehicle isn't your average GLE-Class - Roadshow

The future is about more than just autonomy.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Shelby Brown

Apple News Plus subscribers can now follow publications - CNET

New issues will be automatically downloaded to your device.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Ty Pendlebury

Bose smart speakers add Google Assistant to Amazon Alexa - CNET

Bose follows Sonos in announcing the ability to use multiple voice assistants on its smart speakers.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Andrew Krok

2020 Chevy Traverse won't let teens leave Park until they're buckled up - Roadshow

Buckle to Drive is a new feature rolling out as part of Chevrolet's Teen Driver nanny.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Sean Keane

Huawei reportedly wanted its app store to compete with Google's - CNET

The Chinese company offered app makers a way into the world's biggest market if they would help populate its App Gallery, specifically for the European market.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Sean Keane

Toy Story 4 trailer hints at road trip adventure - CNET

Another trailer for Toy Story 4 dropped Tuesday.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Rick Broida

The Google Home Hub hits an all-time-low at $68 - CNET

Sure, there's a newer, bigger Hub now, but assuming you don't need (or want) a camera, this is an incredible deal.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Justin Jaffe

Why wait for Prime Day? Amazon Fire TV devices are on sale now - CNET

Check out these deals on Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Recast DVR and Fire TV Cube.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Justin Jaffe

Our favorite toaster oven is still on sale at Amazon - CNET

Grab the Panasonic FlashXpress, a cute and surprisingly good toaster, for under $100.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Oscar Gonzalez

Sony's PlayStation 5 demo teases next-gen power - CNET

Still no info, though, on when the console will come out.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by Stephen Shankland

Faster Firefox 67 blocks fingerprinting, crypto-naughtiness - CNET

Also new: better AV1 for 4K video and WebRender for swifter website display. But fewer people use Mozilla's open-source web browser each month.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by

Mastercard, Samsung Electronics offer digital identity commitment

(The Paypers) Mastercard has announced it will collaborate with Samsung to explore and deliver a way for people to securely verify their digital identity on their mobile devices.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by

TransferMate partners with Wells Fargo for B2B payments

(The Paypers) Cross-border B2B payments provider TransferMate has built a strategic relationship with Wells Fargo Bank to deliver Global Invoice ConnectSM.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
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Konsentus partners with Neonomics for PSD2 open banking solution

(The Paypers) UK-based regtech Konsentus has teamed with Norway-based fintech Neonomics to offer the latter’s clients access to the Konsentus open banking platform.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by

Apple TV app now available in over 100 countries

(The Paypers) The all-new Apple TV app has become available in over 100 countries across iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and all 2019 Samsung smart TVs and certain 2018 models.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by

Velotrade completes cross border trade financing transaction

(The Paypers) Account receivables financing platform Velotrade has executed cross border trade receivables transactions involving mainland Chinese companies.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by

Dressbarn plans to shut all 650 stores across the US

(The Paypers) Ascena Retail Group has announced it will gradually close its Dressbarn business, planning to shut its 650 clothing stores across the US.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
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ONPEX boosts Wirex's global growth with cross-border payments and multi-currency IBANs

(The Paypers) ONPEX, a provider of multi-currency IBAN accounts, has partnered with UK-based digital money solutions provider, Wirex.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by

Alibaba, Tencent, Line team up for standardising QR codes in Japan

(The Paypers) Five major internet companies from Japan and China have joined hands in undertaking the goal of standardising QR codes for mobile payments in Japan.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by

Eleven European partners to implement Visa Token Service

(The Paypers) Visa has announced that 11 European partners will implement the Visa Token Service (VTS) to secure shopping experience for customers.


  • Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Created by

Cyxtera upgrades total fraud protection platform with Risk Orchestrator

(The Paypers) Cyxtera Technologies, the secure infrastructure company, has announced an upgrade of its total fraud protection platform with the launch of Risk Orchestrator.


  • Posted on Thursday August 16, 2018
  • Created by Talking Payments

Is open banking doomed from the start?

The financial world is currently in the throes of implementing two landmark regulations aimed at making the banking sector more customer-centric, secure, competitive and innovative.   However, if you look beyond the headlines, it is clear there is ...


  • Posted on Thursday August 17, 2017
  • Created by Talking Payments

The evolution of attacks against PoS devices

Point-of Sale (POS) cybercrime is highly sophisticated, with cyber attackers continuing to target the retail industry aggressively to obtain credit and debit card account data. The ubiquity and widespread deployment of these POS systems is what makes them...


  • Posted on Friday July 28, 2017
  • Created by Talking Payments

When payment has a point

What's the point of payment? For most businesses it’s an entirely functional affair.   It’s the necessary transaction that signals the end of a customer’s experience. They’ll have swiped their card, or punched their pin, but...


  • Posted on Wednesday March 08, 2017
  • Created by Talking Payments

'Stick-on’ technology set to revolutionise online payments

While 2016 may have been yet another year where bitcoin dominated industry conversations, the hype is beginning to get a bite of reality. While many organisations have been exploring its applications, even the most optimistic predictions of mainstream use...


  • Posted on Tuesday December 13, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

Are you making it too easy for your online customers to abandon

There are all sorts of reasons why consumers abandon their purchases at online checkouts, but most of the solutions tried by retailers fail to overcome this payment issue. Consumers are being offered more choice than ever, but many retailers don’t t...


  • Posted on Tuesday October 25, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

Move over bitcoin, blockchain is coming to a bank near you

Bitcoin, the ‘cryptocurrency’, reached a peak of $750 in June 2016 and is thriving like never before. Some even predict it could finally reach mainstream this year. While it is some way short of the dizzying high of $1,216, achieved in late 20...


  • Posted on Wednesday October 05, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

Brexit and PSD2 – an opportunity for faster payments

Depending on what you read, the decision on Brexit currently seems a little bit like doing the Hokey Cokey. Whatever the outcome, there is likely to be significant impact on the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), so what can merchants expect regar...


  • Posted on Thursday August 25, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

Contactless – 2 sectors that are cashing in

Contactless payments have become mainstream in the UK – that’s a fact. According to new figures from Barclaycard, British consumers are now making seven million tap-and-go purchases per day, and these numbers are growing all the time.  H...


  • Posted on Tuesday August 09, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

Cash – why it's here to stay

Recent statistics by Visa Europe have shown that at least one-in-five card transactions are now tap-and-pay, compared to just one-in-sixty in 2013. In fact, Visa had three billion contactless payments in Europe in the last year alone - triple the amount o...


  • Posted on Thursday May 12, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

What’s putting shoppers off at the point of payment?

Retailers spend a lot of resources and effort on bringing customers in-store, but often overlook the means to commit shoppers to actually going through with payment and purchase. So what is putting shoppers off at this stage of the journey?  Our rec...


  • Posted on Wednesday April 27, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

How can banks meet the needs of the digital consumer?

There’s often talk about how retailers must adapt in this digital age. As consumers of all ages become increasingly tech-savvy, these organisations are in constant competition to be the most innovative.  Yet, this battle stretches beyond the s...


  • Posted on Thursday April 07, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

Why mPOS allows retailers to focus on customer service

As a result of changing customer behaviour, retailers are increasingly looking for more innovative solutions. Sticking with something because it is ‘the way it has always been done’, is no longer an option. This is as true of payments, as it i...


  • Posted on Wednesday February 24, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

Why 2015 was the year that contactless truly went mainstream

Contactless – it’s now a word that’s widely recognised in British society. After being promoted by the business community for some time, the payment method is finally becoming habit for consumers too. In fact, it’s been causing suc...


  • Posted on Tuesday February 23, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

One step closer to Samsung Pay

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung has officially confirmed what we have expected for a while - Samsung Pay will arrive in the UK later this year, finally debuting on the European scene. But with Apple Pay now well established and claiming a f...


  • Posted on Monday January 11, 2016
  • Created by Talking Payments

How realistic is a cashless society?

For years the industry has been referencing the demise of cash in the UK. The rise of digital payment methods have of course added a whole new level of convenience to our spending habits – but does this really mean we’re prepared to completely...


  • Posted on Wednesday November 25, 2015
  • Created by Talking Payments

Black Friday propels transactions but results in costly returns

Currently UK consumers spend more than £19,000 every day on credit, debit, and charge cards. This is set to increase tenfold on Black Friday, where it’s predicted sales will exceed £1.9billion in a single day.However, while transactions ...


  • Posted on Thursday October 29, 2015
  • Created by Talking Payments

Pubs pour more pints with iPads

When it comes to opening a restaurant a lot of thought goes into the menu, décor and atmosphere. Whether it be deciding what colour scheme to have, or how to design your menu, business owners want to have a consistent brand image and create a uniqu...


  • Posted on Friday September 25, 2015
  • Created by Talking Payments

Are retailers paying attention to their social customers?

It’s no secret that we live in a world populated by social media addicts. Tweeting, liking and scrolling through a stream of social content is part of daily activity for most consumers – and retailers are jumping in on the trend.  92% of...


  • Posted on Thursday September 24, 2015
  • Created by Talking Payments

What if Apple entered the banking sector?

Over the past ten years, innovations in technology have dramatically changed how each industry operates and communicates, and the banking and finance sector is no different. The most recent disruptive change was in payments, firstly with contactless cards...


  • Posted on Friday August 28, 2015
  • Created by Talking Payments

The payments innovations that consumers really want

Long have the likes of cash, cards and contactless dominated the payments headlines – but which actually interest consumers?  Usage of these three key ways to pay is always high, which has led many in the sector to believe they can pinpoint ex...