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Facebook plans to provide mobile payment services: FT

Facebook Inc is preparing to join the mobile-payments race with remittances and electronic-money services on the social network, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing several people involved in the process.


Via Reuters

Google buys solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace

Internet search giant Google has bought US high-altitude drone maker Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum.


Via BBC News

Eircom considers public listing

Irish operator Eircom is considering floating on the stock market for the third time in 15 years and has hired investment bank Rothschild to advise on the process, reports Reuters.

Santander ‘superwallet’ targets m-commerce

A Santander subsidiary has added m-commerce to its mobile banking and payment app, in a development it is claiming as the world’s first ‘superwallet’.

Zebra to buy Motorola Solutions enterprise unit

Zebra Technologies, the inventory tracking company, is poised to buy Motorola Solutions’ enterprise business in a roughly $3.5bn deal that marks the latest in what has already been a bumper year for technology mergers and acquisitions activity.

Why Drink From a Water Bottle When You Can Eat This Blob Instead?

No water bottle? No problem.


Via Mashable


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