Square eyes more international launches

Square’s latest card reader, which enables merchants to accept payments from Apple Pay among others, means the US payments firm can move faster on its international rollout, said CEO Jack Dorsey. Speaking on the firm’s first earnings call as a public ...

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Facebook acquires filter app Masquerade

The team behind an app called Masquerade, which lets users put real time filters on videos, is set to join Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a video on his Facebook page. Masquerade’s CEO, Eugene Nevgen, said the team “worked hard to make vi...

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Pokemon Go is a taste of the future !

Millions of people are playing Pokemon Go – a mobile game that blends the real world with computer graphics. For many players, it will be their first experience of augmented reality – tipped to be the next big thing in computing. In 2014, YouT...

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Yahoo sold to US telecoms giant Verizon

US internet firm Yahoo is being acquired by American telecoms giant Verizon Communications for nearly $5bn (£3.8bn) in cash. Yahoo will be combined with AOL, another faded internet star, which Verizon bought last year. The deal does not include YahooR...

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