PayPal Partners With Retailers To Pay By Phone

Chief Executive of EBay John Donahoe and Chief Financial Officer Bob Swan promised, earlier this year, to strike deals with twenty brick and mortar merchants allowing customers to pay via PayPal using their cellphones. Today, the two men completed their first round of fifteen such agreements, including Advance Auto Parts, American Eagle Outfitters, Jamba Juice, […]

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TechCrunch’s Disrupt NYC Israeli Pavilion Roundup: Viewbix, Drippler, and

I had the distinct pleasure to attend TechCrunch’s Disrupt expo this past Monday in New York City, where many startup companies exhibited their products for various news outlets, potential investors, and their peers. While Disrupt NYC had many different startups, as well as live blogged discussions, I focused on the Israeli startups, all located in […]

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IBM Bans Siri, Dropbox, iCloud And More

Following the lead of other large businesses, IBM implemented a “bring your own device” policy in 2010, allowing employees who work outside of the office to use devices other than corporate-issued smartphones. Unfortunately, the company felt it had to follow this liberal policy with a conservative ban on technologies that IBM considered potential security issues. […]

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NY To Shut Down Anonymous Online Comments, Plastic Surgeon Says “First!”

  One of my personal netiquette rules is that I try to never, ever read the comment section of a new site. For all the legitimate, insightful comments accompanying an article, there are generally a dozen inanities. We’re not always talking trolling — sometimes it’s just someone who thinks they’re funny or who honestly feels […]

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