Square Reveals A Reader For Chip Payment Cards Ahead Of Coming U.S. Launch

Square is set to bring its payment card reader for mobile devices in line with modern tech used most places in the world outside of the U.S. – today it revealed its upcoming EMV and chip-compatible

Square Reveals A Thinner Credit Card Reader With Higher Accuracy And More Device Compatibility

Square did indeed reveal something new today as promised, and it's a credit card reader design update, which is what we suggested was most likely yesterday when they teased the news. The new reader is

The Evolution Of Google Reader Started With A Crash

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <em>Jason Shellen is a former Googler and founding product manager of Google Reader. He is now co-founder at Boxer and advisor at Tapedeck.</em> As part of Google's recent

Good Riddance, Google Reader

Google Reader turned into a zombie a long time ago and it’s good that Google finally killed it. For years, Google Reader has been sitting on Google’s servers without any appreciable update

Delve Launches Enterprise Newsreader For Focused, Relevant And Collaborative Reading

RSS readers, Instapaper, Pocket, Flipboard, etc., all provide ways for consumers to gather, collect, and share news. But each of these is aimed at the general user, and while definitely usable in a bu

Square Redesigns Its Career Page To Better Match Its Culture Of Beautiful Design And Interactivity

As I've been digging deeper into companies, specifically their internal culture, one company that has stuck out to me is payments powerhouse Square. As I wrote last week, the company <a href="https://

The iPad is For Reading: Apple Will Introduce Its Own Newsstand In iOS 5

<img src=""> When Apple <a href="">launched subscriptions</a> fo

E-E-book readers for kids. The first "E" stands for educational.

With all the flaws that e-book readers have, they don’t seem to be going away anytime soon. VTech, makers of fine educational electronics, are rolling out the Flip animated e-book reader, so now

The Dulin's Books Boox 60 packs Wi-Fi into a $350, 6-inch e-reader

<img src="">The US e-reader market is about to get one more player when Dulin's Books brings its Boox 60 reader to the States in the mi

Sony squeaks out the Reader Daily Edition before Christmas

<img src="">This is cutting it close. Sony had previously promised to make the 3G-equipped Reader Daily Edition availa

Introducing the $1,500 Intel e-book reader

<img src="" />The <a href="">Amazon Kindle</a> costs $260. The <a href="

Full specs of new Sony Readers posted (and then pulled)

<img src="">Oh, the wonders of our Internet. J&R apparently posted product pages of the new, and also unannounced, Sony Readers

Sony’s Reader goes touchscreen with the PRS-700

Sony’s got a new Reader in the PRS-700 and that Reader, it’s got a touchscreen. Simply slide your dirty, smudge-inducing finger across the six-inch screen and watch as the e-inked pages magically

Google Says It's Making Reader More Fun

<img src="" alt="Google Reader" /> Google yesterday <a href="

Sony Reader coming to Target Stores

Just in time for the Christmas buying season, Target is going to start pimping the Sony Reader. The e-ink reader should hit stores starting September 14, and purchasers will receive a free, early do

Google hearts the Konami code

Even as Google grows bigger and bigger, its developers continue to slip little Easter eggs into their applications. It’s never anything huge – just little inside jokes which serve as a rem

CrunchDeals: 100 free eBooks with the purchase of a Sony Reader

In what appears to be a last ditch effort by Sony to thwart the onslaught that the Amazon Kindle is bringing in the realm of eBooks, they’ll be giving away 100 Connect eBooks Classic titles with

Samsung puts RFID reader on single, tiny chip

Samsung, our favorite tech company ending in “sung,” has revealed a compact and complete RFID reader, which they’ve managed to compress onto a single chip. It’s small enough (6

Sony announces updated Reader, eBook lovers around the world to meet in a phone booth to celebrate

Call me Mr. Crazypants — it’s a Hungarian name, I think — but aren’t we done with eBook readers? I could see eBooks on the iPhone or eBooks on our laptops, but a standalone rea


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