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Samsung Buying Mobile Pay Company

Samsung is buying mobile payment startup company LoopPay as the Korean phone maker steps up to challenge Apple and its Apple Pay payment system on iPhones.

02/19/2015

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Denton’s Distracted Driving Ban Begins

If you are caught texting while behind the wheel of a vehicle in Denton, be prepared to pay a fine. The city’s ban starts Monday.

02/16/2015

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ParkMe App Finds Open Metered Parking In Dallas

Looking for a vacant parking meter in Downtown Dallas? Now there’s an app for that.

CBS 11–02/01/2015

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2020 Census May Get High-Tech Update

The days of the census taker may be numbered. The Census Bureau plans to test digital tools in preparation for the 2020 census, a change that could save millions of dollars.

01/09/2015

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Twitter Now Tracks Apps You’ve Installed

Twitter said that it is now tracking what other apps its users have installed on their mobile devices, so that it can target content and ads to them in a better way.

11/27/2014

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Using Your Phone As A Hotel Room Key

New programs are helping speed up the check-in process for busy travelers, even letting them go straight to their hotel rooms by using their smartphone to unlock doors.

11/03/2014

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New Google Devices Try To Upstage Apple

Google has unveiled its latest tablet and smartphone in an apparent effort to hurt Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus and upstage an anticipated update of its trend-setting iPad.

10/15/2014

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Can Hewlett-Packard Survive Tablet Trend?

Hewlett-Packard, once the world’s biggest seller of personal computers, is splitting its businesses. It’s the latest shakeup in a tech industry that’s being reshaped by the mobile revolution.

10/07/2014

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Facebook Closes WhatsApp Purchase

Facebook on Monday completed its acquisition of the popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp for almost $22 billion, up from the original $19 billion deal.

10/06/2014

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New App Seeks To Bring Voices Back To Phones

Ray Ozzie’s mission began more than two years ago as he noticed that people were increasingly communicating through texts, emails and social media posts.

09/23/2014

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Apple Reports 10 Million New iPhones Sold

Apple said on Monday that it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

09/22/2014

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Upgrade To iOS 8 Now Or Wait?

Apple’s iOS 8 software update for iPhones and iPads was released to the public on Wednesday. It certainly is worth getting, but not necessarily right away for some users.

09/18/2014

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