More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.
The exchange's Web site is back online, but only with a statement that it's closing all transactions for the time being.
Visa's "tokenization" service substitutes your credit card data with random numbers when you pay for items with your phone, a move that could open the door for Apple Pay and its rivals.
Fraud detection systems can lock accounts when people travel, but location-sensing smartphone software now can help approve a legitimate transaction.
Stratton takes over both the wireless and wireline businesses as former Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead prepares for retirement.
Twitter announces it's acquiring a startup called Niche, a sort of talent agency for social media celebrities and a new revenue stream for the company.
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Yelp pays $134 million for the food-ordering and delivery app, so users don't have to "cook, shop or wear pants."
Frontier Communications will pick up parts of Verizon's landline business, while American Tower will pick up the rights to 11,300 cellular towers.
Hit by weak sales and competition from other retail players, the two office supply chains will become one.