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Accenture launches mobile wallet platform for businesses

Accenture is extending its digital payments services with features integrating "big data" analytics capabilities and recommendation tools to allow its clients to build personalized, mobile e-commerce applications.

Written by Marc Ferranti24 Feb. 14 12:55

MWC:MasterCard adds in-app payments to MasterPass mobile platform

MasterCard is helping to bring impulse buying to the world of apps by adding the ability to make purchases within a mobile app to its MasterPass service, which lets consumers store payment information on their devices and purchase items with a tap on the display.

Written by Marc Ferranti24 Feb. 14 11:37

HP makes play for network virtualization with OpenNFV program

Hewlett-Packard is plunging into the rapidly emerging field of network functions virtualization (NFV), announcing Monday an OpenNV program comprised of applications and services designed to virtualize core networks and network functions and allow telecommunications companies to more efficiently compete in the rapidly growing world of rich media.

Written by Marc Ferranti24 Feb. 14 05:04

Huawei shows design prowess with MediaPad X1, Ascend G6 smartphone

Unveiling the Ascend G6 4G smartphone, the MediaPad X1 hybrid "phablet" and the MediaPad M1 tablet Sunday, Huawei took a big step toward proving that it should be a force to be reckoned with in mobile-device design.

Written by Marc Ferranti23 Feb. 14 17:53

MWC: Dell, Red Hat team up on network virtualization

Dell is teaming up with Red Hat to drive its effort to be a force in the burgeoning area of network function virtualization (NFV) technology, aimed at helping carriers reduce costs and quickly roll out new services.

Written by Marc Ferranti21 Feb. 14 06:53

Bitcoin regulation urged by law enforcement officials at New York hearing

Law enforcement officials urged regulatory authorities to issue rules for virtual currencies at a New York public hearing Wednesday, as entrepreneurs pointed to the growing acceptance of the Bitcoin system and the need to attract major cybercurrency exchanges to the U.S.

Written by Marc Ferranti29 Jan. 14 22:08

Bitcoin regulation urged by law enforcement officials at New York hearing

Law enforcement officials urged regulatory authorities to issue rules for virtual currencies at a New York public hearing Wednesday, as entrepreneurs pointed to the growing acceptance of the Bitcoin system and the need to attract major cybercurrency exchanges to the U.S.

Written by Marc Ferranti29 Jan. 14 22:08