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So long, Swype: A eulogy for a mobile keyboard pioneer

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Dearly beloved, we gather here today to celebrate the life and honor the memory of an Android pioneer whose impact on mobile technology is still felt by all of us today. Swype, the keyboard app that introduced swipe-to-type input to the masses with its once-unmatched Android text input system, passed …

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Apple is not as good as its bottom line

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How can I say Apple is in trouble when it’s selling 10 iPhones per second? This is a company that just recorded quarterly revenue of $88.3 billion, an increase of 13% from a year earlier and an all-time record. That led to a whopping quarterly profit of $20.1 billion. So …

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Commonwealth Bank customers get access to Samsung Pay

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Customers of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) waiting for the bank to accept Apple Pay have had their patience tested once again, with the banking giant on Wednesday announcing it has made Samsung Pay available. Adding Samsung’s contactless payments platform means CBA’s Mastercard card holders are able to load …

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5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

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While blockchain may have cut its teeth on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the distributed electronic ledger technology is quickly making inroads across a variety of industries. That’s mainly because of its innate security and its potential for improving systems  operations all while reducing costs and creating new revenue streams. David Schatsky, a …

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