Mobile usage is leaving the desktop in the dust

Mobile usage is leaving the desktop in the dust, according to new stats from comScore. Smartphones and tablets accounted for 60 percent of total digital media time spent in May—up from 50 percent a year ago. What’s more, mobile app usage has surpassed all other digital media consumption, coming in at a peak 51 percent. ...

OLED display revolution has barely begun

The OLED display revolution has barely begun, but LG wants to ensure its place at the top of the heap. As reported by the Korea Times, the South Korean display maker wants to bury the competition—namely Samsung. The company intends to begin operations on the M2 line—producing OLED panels fitted for 55-inch, 65-inch, and 77-inch ...

Walgreens, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, edges closer to moving its tax home base abroad

As Walgreen Co, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, edged closer to potentially moving its tax home base abroad, the senior U.S. senator from its home state said on Wednesday that he hoped the company would not take such a step. Illinois Democrat Richard Durbin told Reuters in an interview that he spoke with a Walgreen ...

U.S. Supreme Court rules against online TV service Aereo Inc,

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that online TV service Aereo Inc, backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet. In a 6-3 ruling seen as important to the future of television for media companies and consumers alike, the ...

U.S. home resales rose more than expected in May

U.S. home resales rose more than expected in May and the stock of properties for sale was the highest in more than 1-1/2 years, suggesting that housing was pulling out of a recent slump. The National Association of Realtors said on Monday existing home sales increased 4.9 percent to an annual rate of 4.89 million ...

more 300,000 systems are still vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug

Almost three months, and thousands of fixes later, more than 300,000 systems are still vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug. Robert Graham of Errata Security revealed on Saturday that a recent scan found that 309,197 servers are still exposed.”This indicated people have stopped even trying to patch,” Graham wrote in a blog post. Following the April ...

Mozilla’s move into the mobile OS market

Neemias Santos Mazzoco, 29, is looking at phones at a São Paulo store for Vivo, a Brazilian carrier owned by Telefónica. He has a 2007-vintage Nokia. He ticks off the things he likes about it: “No one wants to steal this phone. It’s almost unbreakable, and the battery lasts for three days.” When it finally ...

Ecuador talks with Britain are on a standoff over Julian Assange

Ecuador said on Thursday that talks with Britain on a standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange were at an impasse as the Australian prepared to spend a third year holed up at the country’s London embassy. Assange, 42, fled to the South American country’s embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden to face ...

Check processing for U.S. retailers

euCheck payment processing services allows you to target consumers in United States and Canada. With our check processing solutions your payment options increase your sales, it is that easy! Alternative payment processing for credit card processing. -a great solution for start-ups and a solution for established merchants to increase sales. Use of 50+ payment options in 40+ countries in ...

Should I take these discounts for the sake of my cash flow

Question: I have contracts with very large companies and they are pushing payments out to the 120-day limit. Some of them offer shorter payment cycles but I have to accept a discount on the amount owed to me. How’s a small business supposed to survive with this kind of pressure on the bottom line? Should I ...