Square's Resized Credit Card Reader
Tech Giants Seek Surveillance Limits
Mobile Shopping Goes Mainstream
Apple iBeacon Lures Shoppers To Buy
FTC Ends App Customer Data Inquiry
The mobile payment company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is out with a new credit card reader. Square's updated device, designed for smartphones, is slimmer with a host of new capabilities.
Some of the biggest companies in Internet technology have penned an open letter to President Obama and members of Congress, warning that government surveillance is harming public trust in the Internet.
More than ever this holiday season, smartphones and tablets are the way to shop. Thanksgiving weekend set records for mobile sales and traffic, accounting for nearly 40 percent of online traffic.
GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're in, whether to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
The FTC on Thursday announced it had reached a tentative settlement in an inquiry into the Flashlight app developer's alleged deceptive privacy practices with a series of concessions, but no fines.