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.
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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.
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.
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.
Two former Sony Pictures employees are suing the company, saying it mismanaged health care information and other personal details grabbed by hackers in a recent breach.
The new wearable and pair of smartphones have given a jolt to the tech industry. CNET looks at the reverberations for Apple's rivals and partners.
As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.
Visa and Samsung agree to embed Visa PayWave technology into several new NFC-enabled phones, making it easier for newcomers to offer a mobile wallet app. But will U.S. carriers put the kibosh on their plans in the States?