• Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
  • Created by Jake Holmes

I learned to drive like Ford's test drivers - Roadshow

Getting an idea of what it takes to pass Ford's Tier 4 driver certification.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
  • Created by Lori Grunin

Logitech MX Vertical is a work of art first, a mouse second - CNET

With its swooping, eye-catching lines, Logitech's ergonomic mouse is a pleasure to look at and touch.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
  • Created by Patricia Puentes

Who's the Sharp Objects killer? The top theories, broken down - CNET

With the finale just a week away, a lot of secrets could still be revealed in HBO's Southern gothic mystery. Spoiler-free up to Episode 7.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
  • Created by Richard Trenholm

Jack Ryan review: Amazon's action analyst ain't that interesting - CNET

After numerous big screen attempts to make Tom Clancy's hero happen, this TV version is all too familiar.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
  • Created by Steven Musil

EU reportedly ready to act against tech companies over terror content - CNET

European Union plans to impose fines over terrorist propaganda.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
  • Created by Ian Sherr

Twitter CEO Dorsey explains ignoring Infowars' rules violations - CNET

Speaking to CNN, Dorsey says Twitter didn't take action against Alex Jones until others pointed out bad behavior.


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Rebecca Fleenor

Movies and shows on Amazon: September 2018 - CNET

Classics like Chinatown, Blazing Saddles and Ghostbusters are headed your way!


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Roger Cheng

OnePlus 6T will launch with T-Mobile in first US carrier deal ever - CNET

The company is shooting to price the phone at $550, although that still needs to be finalized.


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Richard Trenholm

Visual effects company MPC reveals modern movie magic - CNET

Computer-generated visual effects are everywhere in movies and TV. But how is digital magic conjured?


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Richard Trenholm

Know your visual effects lingo - CNET

From compositing to previz, understand the latest filmmaking terms with this handy glossary of visual effects jargon.


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Richard Trenholm

Inside the visual effects factory where movie magic is made - CNET

This is how modern CG effects are created.


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Geoffrey Morrison

Morgan Motor Company still makes cars by hand with wood - Roadshow

Hand-built sports cars made largely of wood are still being built. Here’s a look inside the anachronistic Morgan Motor Company.


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Brian Bennett

The shaky world of coffee maker startups - CNET

Backing a coffee maker startup is a wild ride: see where a few recent ones stand.


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Geoffrey Morrison

Classic of classics: How Morgan still makes its wooden wonders - Roadshow

The tiny British automaker Morgan still makes cars by hand using a combination of woodworking skill and modern technology. Here’s how.


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Ty Pendlebury

5 ways Samsung's new Bixby speaker can beat Alexa, HomePod and Google Home - CNET

Commentary: If Samsung follows this blueprint, the Galaxy Home will have a fighting chance versus Amazon, Google and Apple.


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Ashley Esqueda

See the Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 500M Limited Edition - CNET

It's translucent, it's got a 2TB hard drive and it's a limited edition run of 50,000 consoles.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
  • Created by Edward Moyer

Trump tweets that social media firms discriminate against the right - CNET

The president accuses social media of "closing down the opinions" of conservatives.


  • Posted on Sunday August 19, 2018
  • Created by Mike Sorrentino

See Hasbro make its first Power Rangers toy: A highly detailed White Ranger - CNET

Exclusive: Tommy the White Ranger kicks off Hasbro's Lightning Collection, a premium line of Power Rangers figures.


  • Posted on Saturday August 18, 2018
  • Created by Steve Guttenberg

This straight-up audiophile turntable costs less than you'd think - CNET

Looking to step up your vinyl game? The $999 MoFi StudioDeck looks, sounds and feels terrific -- and it’s made in the US.


  • Posted on Saturday August 18, 2018
  • Created by Steve Guttenberg

Listening test: Sennheiser’s iconic headphone comes in for a makeover - CNET

The flagship Sennheiser HD 800S isn’t going away, but now with the HD 820 there’s a closed-back version. I gave it a listen.


  • Posted on Saturday August 18, 2018
  • Created by Rebecca Fleenor

Shows and movies on Hulu: September 2018 - CNET

Fall TV is finally back!


  • Posted on Saturday August 18, 2018
  • Created by Andrew Krok

Germany might take diesel VWs off the road if recalls are ignored - Roadshow

95 percent of the 2.46 million affected vehicles had been fixed by June, so it's not a widespread issue.


  • Posted on Saturday August 18, 2018
  • Created by CNET News staff

9 great reads from CNET this week - CNET

We visit an underground town Down Under; delve into the pain of being Twitter hacked; and review Samsung's Galaxy Note 9.


  • Posted on Saturday August 18, 2018
  • Created by Lynn La

iPhone X vs. Google Pixel 2 XL: Which flagship phone is the best? - CNET

It's the battle of the giants as we weigh Apple against Google. See which one wins.


  • Posted on Saturday August 18, 2018
  • Created by Lynn La

Apple gets hacked from Australia, and catches flak in Japan and Turkey - CNET

Here's a recap of all the iPhone news this week.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
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Admiral Beverage chooses USA Technologies for cashless payments

(The Paypers) USA Technologies, a payment technology service provider, has made public that Admiral Pepsi has signed a multi-year agreement for USAT`s ePort Connect Service.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
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Hitachi Capital America plans trade finance expansion to Mexico

(The Paypers) Hitachi Capital America has announced that its trade finance team is in the process of expanding its capabilities to Mexico.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
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Barclaycard and blockchain startup Crowdz to digitise supply chain

(The Paypers) UK-based payments company Barclaycard has announced working with blockchain startup Crowdz to digitise the business-to-business supply chain.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
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Shopee, DHL extend partnership for next-day deliveries in Malaysia

(The Paypers) Shopee and DHL eCommerce have associated as partners to offer domestic delivery for Shopee sellers and buyers across Malaysia.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
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JD.com launches blockchain platform for corporate e-invoicing

(The Paypers) China-based ecommerce company JD.com has announced the launch of JD Blockchain Open Platform, designed for corporate e-invoicing.


  • Posted on Monday August 20, 2018
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Coinbase gains secure bitcoin payments system patent

(The Paypers) Coinbase has recently published a patent seeking to provide a way of making bitcoin purchases more secure for customers.


  • Posted on Friday August 17, 2018
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Ripple partners with three crypto exchanges as part of xRapid

(The Paypers) Ripple has included three cryptocurrency exchanges to its cross-border payments settlement product.


  • Posted on Friday August 17, 2018
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Mindtree facilitates Lufthansa's open API initiative

(The Paypers) India-based IT and outsourcing company Mindtree has supported Lufthansa Group with the technical implementation within the Open API initiative.


  • Posted on Friday August 17, 2018
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FCA and CMA release UK bank scores in line with Open Banking

(The Paypers) The UK`s Financial Conduct Authority and Competition & Markets Authority have released data on quality of service in Open Banking.


  • Posted on Friday August 17, 2018
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Coinbase announces the acquisition of Distributed Systems

(The Paypers) Coinbase has acquired Distributed Systems, a US-based startup known for building an identity standard for dApps called the Clear Protocol.


  • 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...