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U.S. Carriers Join Forces With Google, PayPal and ISIS to Form the Mobile Payments Committee

U.S. Carriers Join Forces With Google, PayPal and ISIS to Form the Mobile Payments Committee

Mark Hearn#TB

Mobile payment systems were designed for convenience, but the overall landscape has been a fragmented mess. Major carriers such as AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile joined forces to create ISIS, while Sprint sided with Google Wallet. The division among major U.S. carriers seems to have, for now, stifled the potential of a definitive mobile payment solution. We’re finally making headway,...

Facebook's Q2 Report Reveals 955 Million Profiles, of Which 83 Million Are Fake

Facebook's Q2 Report Reveals 955 Million Profiles, of Which 83 Million Are Fake

Mark Hearn#TB

Facebook has over 83 million fake accounts, which consist of profiles of user’s pets and several profiles that the company refers to as “undesirable,” The Guardian reports. The company noted that 8.7 percent of its 955 million user accounts aren’t real. The false accounts are broken into three groups, duplicate accounts, user-misclassified and undesirable. The social network is said to...