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Need a reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features

...Google's Android Pay."Our ultimate goal is to replace the wallet," Apple vice president Jennifer Bailey told software developers last week.The new options come as mobile payments are still in their infancy: About 16 million U.S. shoppers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-06-25/need-reason-
In Augusta and US, STEM workforce still sees fewer women

...mechanical engineers, 15.6 percent of chemical engineers, 12.1 percent of civil engineers, 19.7 percent of software developers, 23 percent of computer programmers and 17.3 percent of network and computer systems administrators.Cordell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-12/augusta-and
Apple makes product upgrades, pushes into streaming music

...subscribe to Apple Music."Apple Music is the next chapter in music," CEO Tim Cook told an estimated 5,000 software developers attending the conference. "It'll change the way you experience music forever."SIRIApple's voice-activated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-09/apple-makes-product-upgrad
Microsoft promises Windows 10 will be familiar on all devices, even holographic headsets

...is promising Windows 10 will provide a familiar experience to users across devices, and a common platform for software developers to create apps that work on all of them."Windows 10 is built for a world in which there are going to be more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/microsoft-promises-windows
How to Retire Quickly

...you. As an example, I have two friends who are in this sort of "retirement." One of them is an open source software developer who spends his spare time creating really useful software for scientific research. He treats it like a job, spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-02-17/how-retir
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

...shortage of American tech workers, and that if there were, wages would be rising rapidly. Instead, wage gains for software developers have been modest, while wages have fallen for programmers.The liberal Economic Policy Institute reported last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-06/backlash-stirs-us-against-
Augusta startups making presence felt

...Parker helped organize theClubhou.se as a meeting space for entrepreneurs, startups, programmers, engineers, software developers and other tech-driven individuals. The organization, which now has 45 members and helped form 10 companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-24/augusta-sta
Driving while black? New app developers offer advice

...drunken driving. She approached Oden-Orr in April, and the two have been working on the app since summer with software developer James Pritchett. The term "driving while black," perhaps unfamiliar to some, is common among African-Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-11/driving-while-black-develope
Apple will refund at least $32.5 million in case about kids' purchases on apps without permission

...to ensure its app store is a "safe place for customers of all ages."Apple's app store is a gold mine for software developers and the company, which charges a 30 percent commission on the transactions. Apple says its customers spent more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-15/apple-will-refund-least-32
HTC, Nokia offer good choices of giant phones

...through AT&T)The 1520 runs Windows Phone 8, which has a sliver of the smartphone market ? and thus fewer software developers making apps for it. But apart from that, the 1520 is a decent phone. It's also among the first Windows phones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-11-30/htc-nokia-of