Mint Wallet wins Royal Mint’s $50,000 digital cash challenge

An app that promises to be like “instant messaging for your wallet” is the overall winner of a developer challenge hosted by the Royal Canadian Mint.The MintChip challenge began April 4 and issued

Published on: September 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry to slip below 5 per cent smartphone share?

Research in Motion Ltd. is in danger of sliding below a five per cent share of the global smartphone market and may have to dip into its $2.1 billion cash stockpile, an analyst

Published on: April 30th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Express IT: 3 ideas for the Mint’s MintChip digital currency

The Royal Canadian Mint is getting ready to roll out money version 2.0.The pilot project is asking developers to jump on board a challenge with a $50,000 prize. The task is to build

Published on: April 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple dips into $98B war chest to pay dividend, buy back shares

Expressing full confidence in its future, Apple on Monday said it would use its massive cash balance of US$98 billion to issue dividends and repurchase shares.Apple will issue a quarterlydividend of $2.65 per

Published on: March 19th, 2012 Agam Shah

Express IT: Mobile payments will be best cash alternative

Cash might be king, but it's more common to not actually carry any of it around these days. Consumers are more likely to pay with a debit or credit card for even small

Published on: August 31st, 2011 Brian Jackson