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Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

...grocers. It's also dealing with a shift among shoppers seeking the convenience of small stores or buying on their mobile devices and PCs.In response, Wal-Mart is rapidly opening smaller stores. It is also increasing its spending for its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/wal-mart-profit-falls-curr
Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion

...video content.Verizon said last month that it was preparing to launch a video service over the summer targeting mobile devices and it is establishing partners to deliver that content. It also recently began offering various levels of cable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-12/verizon-buying-aol-44-bill
Mobile growth spurs on Alibaba's revenue surge

...quarter - driven by more active buyers and shoppers on mobile devices as the Chinese middle class snapped up goods on its...rose 77 percent to 289 million, while revenue from mobile devices more than quadrupled, making up 40 percent of total...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/mobile-growth-spurs-alibab
Twitter stock falters as revenue misses mark

...average monthly users the first quarter, up 18 percent from last year. About 80 percent of these accessed the site on mobile devices at least once a month. By contrast, Facebook reported 1.44 billion monthly users last week. Cantor Fitzgerald...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-28/twitter-stock-falters-reve
Discover discovers Apple Pay for its US cardholders

...payments landscape matures, Discover remains committed to giving cardmembers secure options for using their cards and mobile devices," Diane Offereins, Discover's president of payment services, said in a printed statement.American Express...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/discover-discovers-apple-p
Apple's new Photos app helps make editing easy

...images online, Photos can free up space on your Mac or mobile device by substituting a lower-quality version. You can...system. Turn on iCloud Photo Library on your Mac and mobile devices when you see the prompts. You might need to buy more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-10/apples-new-photos-app-helps-make-ed
NASCAR 'modernizing' with digital dashboards

...imagination of younger fans is worth the possible distraction, especially since fans could see the same readouts on their mobile devices, O'Donnell said."When you look at motorsports, especially four-wheel motorsports around the world, our cockpits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-22/nascar-modernizing-digital
Awesome! 'Lego Dimensions' combining bricks and franchises

...last year with the release of "Lego Fusion," which combined real-world brick building with game apps utilizing mobile device cameras, as well as Funcom's "Lego Minifigs Online," a multiplayer game featuring virtual characters that can be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-11/awesome-lego-dimensions-combining-b
Google unveils cheapest Chromebooks yet as Microsoft slashes price on Surface Pro 3 tablet

...unlimited positions.The Chromebook has served a dual purpose for Google. Like the company's Android software for mobile devices, the Chrome system is set up so users will automatically begin using Google's search engine and other services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/google-unveils-cheapest-ch
Search, social & shopping: Pinterest turns 5

...among men. It is winning in the all-important social-mobile space - the vast majority of "pinners" connect from mobile devices - and is enjoying a healthy expansion overseas.As Pinterest celebrates its fifth birthday this week - hopefully...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/search-social-shopping-pin