About 500,000 merchants have Square's credit-card
readers, which the co. has given away for free since '09.
Increasingly, doctors are using mobile apps to access patient information.
Could the Internet mean the end of snow days? Some schools think so.
Visa Inc. is making a virtual "wallet" that can hold people's card
account information for faster checkouts.
With scores of smartphones available, one obvious way for them to stand
out is with size. Two new phones by HP and Samsung take that to extremes.
The first laptops running on a Google-designed software system will go on sale in the U.S. and six other countries next month.
Technological leaps over the
past few years have brought the world to users' fingertips, but at what
Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular
Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal
in the software maker's 36-year history.