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ISIS spread its reach through Twitter with 46,000 accounts

The Brookings Institute finds that even while the social network deleted thousands of accounts associated with the terrorist group in 2014, new ones kept popping up.

By March 8, 2015


Twitter founder, employees face new death threats from ISIS

A message allegedly posted on behalf of the terrorist group vows that "your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you."

By March 2, 2015


Twitter staff received death threats from ISIS, admits CEO

Twitter is removing the militant group's accounts as they crop up, citing such accounts as violations of its terms of service.

By October 10, 2014


Isis Wallet becomes Softcard to avoid confusion with militant group

Mobile-payment service wants to distance itself from extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also called ISIS.

By September 3, 2014


Isis Mobile Wallet to change name

Since the term "Isis" has become synonymous with a terror group, the digital-payment service is now working on rebranding.

By July 7, 2014


Isis' plan to jump-start mobile payments: 1M free smoothies

The mobile payments joint venture is partner with Jamba Juice to give free smoothies to customers who pay with their smartphones.

By October 16, 2013


Samsung Pay goes live in the US

Samsung's mobile payments service works with older retail terminals, which means unlike Apple Pay, it's accepted almost everywhere.

By September 28, 2015


#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Promoting diversity by challenging preconceptions

The ad campaign, which has kicked off in the San Francisco Bay Area, aims to dispel the tech-professional stereotype.

By September 26, 2015


Isis CEO: Foundation is here for mobile payments

The path to using your phone to pay for goods has been a long and windy one, but the head of Isis believes the time is right.

By February 25, 2014


Dear sexists, this is what engineers actually look like

Technically Incorrect: In response to criticism of an ad featuring a female engineer, the Twitter hashtag #Ilooklikeanegineer attracts pictures of the sort of people that some wouldn't expect.

By August 4, 2015