• Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Lynn La

22 great phones with headphone jacks you can buy right now - CNET

More phone makers are ditching the jack, but there are a few phones you can still get that have the useful port.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Gabriel Sama

Beautiful Alfonso Cuarón movie Roma sparked my own childhood memories - CNET

Commentary: The film is based on its creator's story, but parts of his childhood reflect my own upbringing in Mexico City experiencing the privileges and contradictions of the middle class.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Angela Lang

The 'Not Pink' Pixel 3 under a macro lens - CNET

The understated pale pink Pixel 3 (the XL in this case) looks great up close under a macro lens.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Marguerite Reardon

Here's everything you need to know about net neutrality on the anniversary of its repeal - CNET

The rules may be gone, but the battle continues.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper

Mark Hamill just tweeted the best Star Wars Episode IX trailer tease - CNET

Laugh it up, Master Luke.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Eric Franklin

Once Upon A Deadpool post-credits scene(s), broken down - CNET

The newly reedited and toned-down version of Deadpool 2 has a couple of new post-credits scenes to look forward to. Warning: spoilers ahead.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Queenie Wong

Facebook's scandals and screwups: What you need to know - CNET

The social media giant's problems just keep growing.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Jessica Dolcourt

Samsung's foldable phone is here, with brand-new One UI for Android - CNET

A totally new phone design needs a totally fresh interface.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Kyle Hyatt

BASF is working to make darker cars more visible to lidar - Roadshow

The chemistry giant is changing the way paint is formulated to only eliminate materials that absorb lidar and make the paints highly reflective to that part of the electromagnetic spectrum.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Manuel Flores

We're giving away a speaker and a bunch of 2018 goodies! - CNET

We gathered some swag throughout 2018 to give to one of our beloved followers. This giveaway ends Dec. 16, 2018.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by David Carnoy

Best iPhone XS and XS Max cases - CNET

Need some protection for your new XS or XS Max? Here are bunch of top cases to check out, all of them compatible with wireless charging.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Marrian Zhou

Apple lied about iPhone X screen size and pixel count, lawsuit alleges - CNET

The plaintiffs are seeking class action status.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Laura Hautala

Cloudflare customers reportedly include foreign terrorist groups under US sanctions - CNET

The company helps manage the flow of visitors to websites.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Jason Parker

Best mobile games of 2018 - CNET

Looking for a new game to play on your phone or tablet? Here are our picks of the best mobile games.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Amanda Kooser

Glorious Geminid meteor shower fireball caught on cop's dashcam - CNET

The green fireball couldn't escape the long lens of the law.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Jason Parker

The 60 best iPhone games of 2018 - CNET

If you're all about the iPhone, these are some of the best games you can play.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper

Forget pot, Elon Musk is now raving about ramen - CNET

Does the Tesla and SpaceX billionaire have the munchies?


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Abrar Al-Heeti

Macworld magazine signed by Steve Jobs sells for more than $47K - CNET

Jobs had signed the copy of Macworld's first issue at the grand opening of the Fifth Avenue Apple Store, according to RR Auction.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Jason Parker

The 56 best Android games of 2018 - CNET

These are unequivocally the best Android games on the planet.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Nancy Pelosi

A year after net neutrality's repeal, the fight continues - CNET

Commentary: Reps. Pelosi, Pallone and Doyle say the FCC must investigate ISPs and punish unfair practices.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Jason Parker

Fortnite season 7, week 2 challenges and how to play the sheet music on pianos - CNET

It's only the second week of the season, but you've got to start early if you want that tier 100 Ice King.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Sean Keane

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse post-credits scene, explained - CNET

Marvel adds more Spider-people and meme moments to the mix. Warning: spoilers incoming!


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Sean Keane

Stan Lee's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse cameo will warm your heart - CNET

In Into the Spider-Verse, Spidey's co-creator offers some advice from beyond the grave.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by David Carnoy

Best wireless headphones for making calls - CNET

The microphone and communications features are better on some wireless headphones than others. Here are some our current favorites for making cell-phone calls.


  • Posted on Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Created by Rebecca Fleenor

Every new movie and show on Amazon: January 2019 - CNET

Start the New Year off with a movie marathon!


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
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Central Bank of Bahrain mandates open banking adoption

(The Paypers) Central Bank of Bahrain has mandated open banking adoption for Bahraini retail banks that provide online banking services to their customers.


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
  • Created by

All Nippon Airways brings PayPal to online booking

(The Paypers) All Nippon Airways (ANA) has announced the expansion of payment options for online bookings by adding PayPal compatibility.


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
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Smart2Pay extends its coverage in Africa

(The Paypers) Smart2Pay, providing online alternative payment solutions, has expanded its presence in new African countries by offering mobile payment methods.


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
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EVO Payments announces strategic relationship between eService and POSNET

(The Paypers) EVO Payments has announced a strategic relationship between eService, EVO subsidiary, and POSNET, a POS solution provider in the Polish market.


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
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EMV 3-D Secure specifications updated by EMVCo

(The Paypers) EMVCo has announced the publication of the EMV 3-D Secure Protocol and Core Functions Specification v2.2.0.


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
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Zeux to list Hedera's HBAR token in its payment wallet

(The Paypers) Zeux has planned to list Hedera`s HBAR tokens in its digital payment wallet, to allow users to spend HBAR for all POS payments.


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
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PPRO Group partners with Banking Circle

(The Paypers) PPRO Group, the global e-payment provider, has joined Banking Circle, the financial utility.


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
  • Created by

PumaPay listed on CoinAll exchange

(The Paypers) CoinAll has announced the listing of PumaPay (PMA) token, aiming to create a new generation comprehensive payment system for the digital age.


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
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SmartPay, Applied Recognition team up identity verification

(The Paypers) SmartPay platform has selected Applied Recognition’s technology to help assisting in the verification of persons applying for new accounts online.


  • Posted on Friday December 14, 2018
  • Created by

CULedger becomes a member of R3's blockchain ecosystem

(The Paypers) CULedger has announced it has now become a member of the enterprise software company R3’s global blockchain ecosystem.


  • 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...