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Google Refunding Millions for Charges Children Made

Google Refunding Millions for Charges Children Made

Google announced that it will pay complete refunds that total as much as $19 million to consumers that had their accounts charged for purchases that their children made for apps without the parental consent needed. The apps were purchased from the Google Play app store. The settlement by Google is […]

U.S. Has Stopped Major Extortion and Hacking Ring

U.S. Has Stopped Major Extortion and Hacking Ring

An international operation led by the U.S. put to an end a crime ring that had infected many hundreds of thousands of PCs across the globe with a malicious software that is used to steal banking information and to extort the owner of the computer, said the U.S. Justice Department […]

Netflix And Verizon Trade Barbs On Streaming Delays (NASDAQ:NFLX) (NYSE:VZ)

Netflix And Verizon Trade Barbs On Streaming Delays (NASDAQ:NFLX) (NYSE:VZ)

People streaming shows on Netflix may have noticed a message on the screen from the company blaming Verizon for slowing down their streaming speed. Journalist Yuri Victor, who noticed the on-screen message as he began to stream a television show, posted a screen shot of the Netflix message on Twitter. […]

IBM Explores Additional Business Options In China (NYSE:IBM)

IBM Explores Additional Business Options In China (NYSE:IBM)

IBM has announced its intentions to explore business opportunities in China outside of its core technologies. IBM is planning to provide systems to the country that will improve China‚Äôs data collection, monitoring and forecasting capabilities. One option the company is exploring is using advanced weather forecasting and cloud computing technologies […]

Apple Pay Release Off To A Rocky Start (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Pay Release Off To A Rocky Start (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Since the release of Apple Pay, there have been several news stories about the rocky rollout of the service. Several companies that initially said they would accept payments through the service backtracked and now say they will no longer accept Apple Pay payments. Apple Pay is also facing competition from […]

IBM Lab Mistake Creates New Lightweight Materials (NYSE:IBM)

IBM Lab Mistake Creates New Lightweight Materials (NYSE:IBM)

Jeannette M. Garcia has worked as a research chemist at an IBM laboratory for years developing recyclable plastics that are stronger and better for the earth. On one of her days of mixing and heating chemicals, she left one step out of a three-step process and returned to find a […]

Google Announces $500 Million Purchase Of Skybox Imaging (NASDAQ:GOOGL

Google Announces $500 Million Purchase Of Skybox Imaging (NASDAQ:GOOGL

Google has made an announcement detailing its agreement to purchase Skybox Imaging for the price of $500 million. Skybox, a provider of high-quality satellite images, was founded in 2009 by four Stanford business school students under the idea that launching cheaper satellites could create dramatic change in the space industry. […]

Sources: Samsung Will Launch Smart Watch with Phone

Sources: Samsung Will Launch Smart Watch with Phone

According to insider reports, Samsung Electronics the South Korea based electronics giant is currently developing a smart watch that will not have to be linked to a telephone to be used. That would in turn make the new device the only smart watch in the tech market with those capabilities […]