Google Announces Mobile Payments Platform Android Pay

At the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Google’s senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Google Apps Sundar Pichai announced an upcoming mobile payments framework called Android Pay. Android Pay will not be a separate payment app, but it is going to be a platform that enables developers to integrate mobile payments […]

HP Rides Aruba’s Wave Into Contextual Networking

Today Hewlett-Packard Co. announced it would acquire Aruba Networks, a wireless networking and mobility services company based in Sunnyvale, for roughly $2.7 billion. This is the largest acquisition that HP has made since it acquired Autonomy for nearly $12 billion in 2011. Aruba Networks will become part of the new HP Enterprise company once the company completes the split of […]

Ryan, Kline, And Upton Unveil More Specifics About Obamacare Supreme Court Contingency Plans

Yesterday, three key Republican senators on health care issues published an op-ed in which they outlined the broad principles of how they would address potential outcomes in the big Obamacare Supreme Court case, King v. Burwell. Today, three House Republican leaders—Paul Ryan (Wisc.), John Kline (Minn.), and Fred Upton (Mich.)—unveiled their own plan, with important new details. It’s a significant step forward.

Clues On How Google’s New Phone Service Might Work

You certainly can’t fault Google for failing to follow through with its promises. Sundar Pichai, who runs Google Android, confirmed at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that the company will begin to experiment with offering wireless service and that a big part of the effort will revolve around leveraging Wi-Fi. So why […]

Despite Russian Warnings, US Will Deploy A Battalion To Ukraine By The End Of The Week

Before this week is up, we’ll be deploying a battalion… to the Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces for the fight that's taking place,” stated US 173rd Airborne Brigade Commander Colonel Michael Foster said at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC on Monday. Despite earlier warnings from Russia (and claims that NATO had not agreed to any such foreign 'boots on the ground' action'), Sputnik News reports, Foster added, “what we’ve got laid out is six United States companies that will be training six Ukrainian companies throughout the summer.

This comes a week after PM David Cameron confirmed Britain will be sending 75 military personnel to help combat Russian military aggression.

Despite earlier reports from Russia's NATO envoy that, as TASS reports,

NATO has taken no decisions on sending British or any other instructors to Ukraine, Russia’s Ambassador to the North Atlantic Alliance Alexander Grushko said on Monday.