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Visa to Launch Digital Wallet Service

San Francisco - Credit card firm Visa on Wednesday announced plans to launch a new digital wallet service in the U.S. and Canada in the fall,...

Shares of FriendFinder Networks Down After $50M IPO

New York - Adult personals site owner and Penthouse magazine publisher FriendFinder Networks (NASD: FFN) raised $50 million in an initial public offering (IPO) of shares on...

PROTECT IP Act Would Further Target 'Rogue Websites'

San Francisco - A new version of legislation intended to ratchet up anti-piracy efforts would see search engines, ISPs, credit card firms and online advertising networks...

Google Chrome Adds In-App Payments, 'Angry Birds'

San Francisco - Google (NASD: GOOG) on Wednesday announced that its Chrome Web Store will be expanded internationally, and launched in-app payments for the platform that will...

Microsoft to Alter Mobile Device Location Data Collection

Redmond, Wash. - Microsoft (NASD: MSFT) has ceased its tying of an anonymous unique device identifier to location data it collects from Windows Phone devices, and plans...

Report: Google Plans $20/Month Laptop, Software for Students

San Francisco - Google is expected to launch a new Chrome operating system-powered laptop and complementary software bundle that it will offer to students for $20...

Google Sets Aside $500 Million for Justice Dept. Ad Settlement

Mountain View, Calif. - Google (NASD: GOOG) said it has put aside $500 million to cover potential penalties leveled by the Justice Department over an unknown investigation...

Scensta Lands Funding for College Bookstore Media Network

San Diego - Scensta Media Networks, a unit of Crescent House Publishing that provides HD LCD digital media screens for out-of-home advertising, has raised an undisclosed...

Pageonce Raises $15 Million for Mobile Finance Service

Palo Alto, Calif. - Pageonce, the provider of a daily finance service for mobile devices, said on Wednesday that it has closed a new $15 million...

Sourcebits Gets $10 Million for Mobile App Development

Bangalore, India - Sourcebits, a provider of consumer and enterprise mobile app development services, announced on Wednesday that it has raised $10 million in funding, from...