Category: Various News


Twitter acquires CardSpring to help fulfill ‘in-the-moment commerce’ dreams

Twitter probably isn’t the first company that comes to mind when you think of mobile payments, but the company has just made a big play in the mobile commerce space. The microblogging site today announced the acquisition of payments infrastructure company CardSpring to help with “the future of commerce on Twitter.” CardSpring gives developers the



Google Play carrier billing now available to TELUS customers

Google has updated its site to show that TELUS has gone live carrier billing for Google Play purchases. This offers the ability for customers to pay for apps and digital media (music, TV shows, movies, books) directly from their Android device and have it charged to their monthly wireless bill. Competing carriers such as Rogers,


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Android Wear stars in a 3-minute video on the LG G Watch

Android Wear, Google’s wearable operating system, was officially announced back in March and we’ll probably see more of the finer details during Google I/O next month. Several manufacturers have committed to developing smart watches running Android Wear, specifically HTC, LG with the G Watch and Motorola with the Moto 360. Google previously teased the masses


Microsoft to end support for Windows Messenger in March

While we’ve known this has been in the pipeline for some time now, we’ve finally got a final date: The Next Web is reporting that Microsoft Messenger users are receiving e-mails informing them that they have until March 15 to finish using the program. The above banner also now resides on Microsoft’s Messenger web site, signalling that