Visa, MasterCard moving into mobile pay in Africa
NEW YORK (AP) -- Americans may just be getting used to mobile pay, but consumers in many African countries have been paying with their phones for years. Now payment processors Visa and MasterCard want to get a slice of that market, and are launching card services aimed at Africa's growing mobile payment industry....
FCC head defends Internet neutrality rules on the road
NEW YORK (AP) -- The head of the Federal Communications Commission is taking the defense of new Internet regulations on the road....
Sony plans to launch virtual-reality headset in 2016
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Sony plans on putting its virtual-reality headset on consumers' noggins next year....
Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack'
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."...
WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: Eyes on Apple, BlackBerry
NEW YORK (AP) -- As a major wireless show continues this week in Barcelona, Spain, Apple is highlighting the capabilities of its iPhone cameras with a gallery of photos taken by its users around the world....
WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: Gadget fans in Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Gadget lovers from around the world are in Barcelona to view the latest in handheld and wireless technology....
BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software....
Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it happen - from selling smartphone data plans, to using solar-powered drone aircraft as floating cell towers to partnering with telecom providers in the developing world to get people hooked on apps....
Google selling wireless plans to get more people online
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider?...
Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next "StarCraft" or "League of Legends" might learn a few lessons at this year's Game Developers Conference....
Gov. Tom Wolf proposed more than $4 billion in taxes on income, sales and natural gas drilling to support new spending on schools and to cut property taxes as part of an effort to overhaul the way public education is funded. Included in his proposal is a flat tax increase on income from 3.07 percent to 3.7 percent.
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