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Intuit buys Check app for $360 million
Intuit (INTU), the maker of Turbo Tax and Quicken software, has agreed to acquire bill-paying app Check for $360 million. The service notifies users when bills are due and pays them automatically.
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When texts wont do, send images
On the messaging app Line, a conversation between colleagues might involve colorful icons or stickers a way to invite someone out for a drink or to gently say no: Man with a mug of beer, winking.
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China is projected to overtake the U.S. in mobile revenue
China will overtake the U.S. to become the worlds largest mobile phone market by revenue for the first time this year, according to a report Wednesday from Strategy Analytics, a Boston, Massachusetts-based research group.
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SessionM partners with Rakuten, expands beyond U.S. with mobile ads
Japanese Internet juggernaut Rakuten is adding another bow to its quiver, striking a deal with mobile advertising company SessionM to power its loyalty and rewards program.
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