On the web: iZettle Takes Its Mobile Payment Service To Mexico, Its First Market Outside Of Europe, And One Step Closer To Square - TechCrunch - "De Geer notes that 95% of cards in Mexico are chip-based. That, in fact, may be one reason...Show More Summary
Efforts to acquire Sprint have been a long and arduous fiasco for SoftBank, but the Japan-based carrier moved one step closer to completing the deal on Tuesday evening. Following SoftBank’s revised offer for Sprint that would see its...Show More Summary
With the announcement Tuesday that the U.S. will engage in direct talks with the Taliban in coming days, the Obama administration has moved one step closer to implementing it’s slow-motion version of Vermont Republican Senator George Aiken’s famous 1966 suggestion for ending the war in Vietnam: declare victory and go home. Show More Summary
James Blake is going to release a line of shirts through H&M. This is not some kind of weird, months-too-late April Fools joke or prank; this is factual. Yes, the mind behind such songs as “The Wilhelm Scream” and “Life Round Here” is...Show More Summary
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The arrival of the first Ubuntu OS-based smartphone took one step closer today with the formation of the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group – a collection of operators around the world... Keep reading ?
iZettle, the mobile payments company that has been described as a European version of Square, is today making a move that puts it one national boundary away from the U.S. mobile payment company's own backyard: iZettle is launching its iOS and Android service in Mexico. Show More Summary
Hey, I'm in a Wii U eShop game: pic.twitter.com/dcuLlWKfXD I'm one step closer to being a fighter in Smash Bros. — Emily Rogers (@Emi1yRogers) June 18, 2013
A new Downtown Atlanta art gallery is now one step closer to becoming a reality. The Atlanta City Council today OK'd allocating up to $750,000 to fund the planned gallery at 72 Marietta Street.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Young children and the elderly are especially susceptible to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The three-dimensional structure of respiratory syncytial virus has been solved by an international team from Finland and Switzerland.
Ron Johnson’s flawed experiment to turn J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) around by opening branded mini-stores in the department-store chain is alive and well at Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Shares of Best Buy moved higher on Thursday on news that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will open hundreds of stores inside Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY)’s cavernous superstores [...]
Gilead's sofosbuvir will get priority review, which brings it one step closer to upping the bar in hepatitis C treatment.
Ron Johnson's flawed experiment to turn J.C. Penney around by opening branded mini-stores in the department-store chain is alive and well at Best Buy. Shares of Best Buy moved higher on Thursday on news that Microsoft will open hundreds of stores inside Best Buy's cavernous superstores this summer. Show More Summary
Microsoft's move to open 500 stores in Best Buy locations sounds too familiar.
An New Jersey assembly committee unanimously approved legislation that would ban licensed professionals from engaging in so-called reparative therapy on minors. read more
Derek Jeter has been cleared to return to full baseball activities, keeping him on track for his target date of getting back into the New York Yankees lineup by mid-July. Jeter had been restricted in his rehab from a broken ankle he suffered in the playoffs last year, but now will be able to run [...]
After two weeks of largely fruitless climate negotiations at the UNFCCC meeting in Bonn/Germany, the world is one step closer to miss the overarching target of international climate policy: limiting the mean temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels.
You know that "Kate Spade" bag whose label you've been painstakingly re-gluing on for the past few years? It's one step closer to getting you jail time and a hefty fine: a bill criminalizing the purchase of counterfeit goods that's been bouncing around City Council for the past few years got another hearing in the City Council yesterday. [ more › ]
This week, boringly wacky Congressperson Trent Franks' dumb, dumb, dumb 20 week abortion ban advanced one step closer to becoming a law at the federal level. Helping his constitutionally flaccid bill along was an all-male chorus of YEA...Show More Summary
In an attempt to not only expand the menu for Earth orbiters, but to also bring us one step closer to every Trekkie’s dream of a food replicator, NASA is funding a project that is aimed at creating a 3D printer to serve astronauts up some pizza.