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Visa, Chevron pump up mobile payments

The two companies strike a partnership to bring mobile payments technology to more than 20 Chevron stations in California.

By October 6, 2015


This Swatch watch will let you pay with your wrist

In its first foray into wearable tech, the Swiss watchmaker strikes a deal with Visa. The Swatch Bellamy will sport an NFC chip, enabling contactless payments.

By November 30, 2015


Apple Pay could benefit from Visa Europe's new security

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.

By February 24, 2015


​Visa says new app will cut credit-card travel troubles

Fraud detection systems can lock accounts when people travel, but location-sensing smartphone software now can help approve a legitimate transaction.

By February 13, 2015


Zuckerberg's Fwd.us slams Trump's deportation plan as 'absurd'

Technically Incorrect: The political action group supported by Bill Gates, Marissa Mayer and many others in tech focuses on both the morality and economics of sending 11 million people away.

By October 29, 2015


Crave giveaway: $500 Visa gift card from coupon site RetailMeNot

This week's winner gets a $500 Visa gift card from coupon mega-site RetailMeNot that can be stretched using the many deals it offers. Can't beat that, bargain hunters.

By September 12, 2014


The latest on Trump's enemies list: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg

Technically Incorrect: Accusing the Facebook CEO of having his own "personal Senator," Donald Trump derides Zuckerberg's support for H-1B visas.

By August 18, 2015


Samsung Pay shows promise, but mobile payments face uphill battle

Samsung's answer to Apple Pay is being tested in its home country of South Korea. CNET had the chance to see how the mobile payment system works in real life.

By July 16, 2015


US government reaches 85,000 H-1B visa cap in one week

As Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants lobby the government for more high-skilled worker visas, immigration officials say they’ve received too many applications for this coming year.

By April 7, 2014


Will Nadella appointment weigh on debate over tech visas?

In what some might call an advertisement for the classic story of an immigrant pursuing the American dream, Redmond's new boss, Satya Nadella, was born in Hyderabad, India. Now he's running Microsoft.

By February 6, 2014