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Why Apple Pay Can Succeed Where Google Wallet Failed

With its careful and steady approach, Apple may achieve a coup in the credit ecosystem.

Sept. 4 2014 12:32 PMGaming Journalism Is OverThe gaming press declares that gamers are dead. But they are the ones who are becoming obsolete.
Aug. 27 2014 3:14 PMLetter to a Young Male GamerSome ground rules to keep in mind in the wake of an ugly, sexist scandal.
Aug. 20 2014 1:50 PMThe First Gay Space on the InternetIt was called soc.motss, and it anticipated how we use social networks today.
July 30 2014 2:12 PMBig Data Is OverratedAnd OkCupid’s user experiments prove it.
July 17 2014 2:47 PMThe Most Terrifying Thought Experiment of All Time
June 30 2014 1:09 PMHere Are All the Other Experiments Facebook Plans to Run on YouAn exclusive preview.
June 10 2014 4:49 PMA Computer Program Finally Passed the Turing Test?Not so fast.
May 9 2014 9:57 AMThe Oldest Rivalry in ComputingForget Apple vs. Google. Emacs and Vi have been battling for text-editor supremacy among programmers for 40 years.
April 14 2014 1:17 PMThere Will Be More BloodThe Heartbleed security flaw is bad. And it’s not the only one.
March 24 2014 3:41 PMTech Companies Are Reading Your Email. Do You Care?
March 18 2014 5:09 PMGame Over and Over and OverThe extremely difficult Dark Souls II and the rise of “masocore” gaming.
March 6 2014 4:37 PMLanguage BarriersStephen Wolfram claims he can make the world computable. Is he on to something?
Feb. 20 2014 1:08 PMNot So DeepHow accurate is the hacking subplot on House of Cards?
Feb. 6 2014 9:03 AMMicrosoft’s Next Decade: Sliding Doors EditionOne new CEO. Two visions of the future.
Jan. 24 2014 2:51 PMThe Hardest Computer Game of All TimeIt was called Robot Odyssey, it took me 13 years to finish it, and it sealed my fate as a programmer.
Sept. 2 2014 3:55 PMBlame AppleFive reasons why celebrities and civilians should never trust Apple with nude photos, or any data at all.   
Aug. 21 2014 12:07 PMWhen AOL Was GayOLHow LGBTQ nerds helped create online life as we know it.
Aug. 7 2014 12:00 PMThe Big Data ParadoxIt’s never complete, and it’s always messy—and if it’s not, you can’t trust it.
July 24 2014 12:43 PMThe Most Sexist Video Game of All Time?It’s called Catherine, and it reveals a lot about misogynist gaming culture.
July 9 2014 3:17 PMVenture Capitalists Are Not a DiseaseThey’re only a symptom of what’s ailing Silicon Valley.
June 26 2014 11:52 PMGoogle’s Master PlanIt’s easy: Turn everything into data.
May 21 2014 6:42 PMWhy Has Google Forsaken MetaFilter?
April 30 2014 2:09 PMThe Death of ZyngaAnd the birth of all the other companies perfecting Zynga’s pay-to-win games model.
April 7 2014 2:06 PMBeavis and BallmerLet me count all the ways I hate Silicon Valley.
March 19 2014 1:11 PMThe Mystery of the Exploding TongueHow reliable is Google Flu Trends?
March 14 2014 12:02 AMTruer DetectiveThe sleuthing plot of the Veronica Mars movie gets all the technology right.
Feb. 25 2014 4:24 PMAn Extraordinary Kind of StupidThe weirdest thing about the Apple security bug is how simple it was.
Feb. 12 2014 11:45 AMI Built That “So-and-So Is Typing” Feature in ChatAnd I’m not sorry.
Jan. 30 2014 10:47 AMFeed the BeastFacebook’s growth may be leveling off, but its ability to milk its most loyal users keeps improving.
Jan. 17 2014 4:10 PMObama’s Nonreform ReformsThe president’s NSA surveillance speech left six key questions unanswered.

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