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Apple Watch, iPhone 6 unveiling: Who are the winners and losers?

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.

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Ep. 1422: Where we quit the pick-up tip

On today's episode, we'll count the days until you'll never have to sign a credit card receipt again. We'll also recount a story of a mailing glitch that shows exactly how much banks know about your life, and discuss the merits of the Agree It app that lets you borrow real money from your Facebook friends.

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Correction: Feds accuse five of hacking scheme

An earlier version of this story incorrectly included MasterCard as one of the companies affected, based on a Reuters report. MasterCard was not cited in the indictment.

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Feds accuse five men of largest U.S. hacking scheme

Cyberattacks against the Nasdaq, J.C. Penney, and others led to "hundreds of millions of dollars" in losses, say federal prosecutors.

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How e-wallets could be a gold mine for credit card companies

Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover see a big payday ahead in the emerging digital payment business. They're making sure they're in the game along with tech companies, retailers and phone companies.

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NFC invades Mobile World Congress (pictures)

NFC is literally everywhere here at Mobile World Congress. Here are some of the more interesting implementations.

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Get started with the new Foursquare credit card specials

Connect your credit card to your Foursquare account in order to receive discounts just for checking in to select businesses.

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Foursquare checks in to more revenue with credit card specials

In giving you a little something for spending with your credit or debit card, the startup gets to pocket a little something of its own.

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Countdown begins for Galaxy S4 reveal

Samsung teases its next smartphone while showing off a new tablet and streaming media box, and WebOS is alive -- in smart TVs.

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How MasterCard plans to transform mobile purchases

The head of MasterCard's emerging payments business talks to CNET about its MasterPass initiative, mobile payments, and beyond.

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Study: People don't use or understand digital wallets

Digital wallets from Square, Visa, MasterCard, and others have a major perception problem, a study from ComScore finds.

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Google Wallet chief: Why we're a long way from 'blink to pay'

During a panel at CES, Peter Hazlehurst says mobile payments are on their way -- but won't be everywhere overnight.

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