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Apple Pay's success has rivals scrambling to catch up, could make PayPal an acquisition target

01/30/2015, 09:01 am

The strong initial success of Apple Pay, combined with the news that eBay will spin off PayPal, has led to expectations that PayPal could be a major acquisition target for mobile companies vying for users' wallets.

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Apple Inc's thermonuclear assault on Samsung vaporizes Android's remaining profit pillar

01/29/2015, 07:01 pm

After years of failing to do much more than embarrass Samsung Electronics in legal battles over patent infringement, Apple has rapidly obliterated Samsung's mobile division profitability, rendering it as barrenly unprofitable as every other Android or Windows licensee with razor thin margins in the phone, PC and tablet market.

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More Android-to-iPhone switchers coming from international markets - report

01/29/2015, 09:01 am

Apple revealed this week that the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus attracted more Android users than ever before. But new data suggests that the rate of Android switchers in the U.S. was steady last quarter, implying that international users are the ones who made the jump to iPhone in record numbers.

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Apple shipped one billionth iOS device in Q1, expects continued iPhone momentum

01/27/2015, 06:01 pm

During its quarterly conference call on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the company had sold its one billionth iOS device in the December quarter, a device that will be kept at Cupertino for posterity.

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Apple Pay launches at 200K self-service stations, including parking, laundry & vending machines

01/27/2015, 04:01 pm

More than 200,000 self-service stations across America -- including vending machines, coffee brewers, parking pay stations, kiosks and laundry equipment --will gain compatibility with Apple Pay, thanks to support from USA Technologies Inc.

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Western Union now accepting Apple Pay for sending money transfers

01/27/2015, 09:01 am

Thousands of Western Union locations will begin accepting Apple Pay, the company announced on Tuesday, providing customers a way to transfer money and pay bills with their iPhone.

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Apple Pay makes the cut for PGA Tour in MasterCard partnership

01/26/2015, 03:01 pm

Starting this weekend at the Waste Management Open, Apple Pay contactless payments on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available for select food and beverage concessions purchases at the PGA Tour.

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Sales of Apple's iPhone surge in Asia as rival Samsung ebbs

01/20/2015, 11:01 pm

Fresh research published on Wednesday shows Apple's latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets led to significant gains in important Asian markets over November, including South Korea, where local tech giant Samsung saw product sales contract.

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RBC raises Apple price target to $123, cites higher than expected iPhone 6 demand

01/16/2015, 09:01 am

RBC Capital Markets on Friday advised investors to stay long on Apple stock, as the investment firm sees multiple catalysts for the company in the near future, starting with the reporting of holiday iPhone sales.

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Apple catches up with iPhone 6 demand, US online store lists all models 'in stock'

01/09/2015, 08:01 am

Consumers in the United States will no longer face a backlog when purchasing an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus from Apple's online store, as supplies of the popular smartphones appear to have reached parity with demand nearly four months after their release.

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UBS data suggests Apple sold 69M iPhones in blockbuster December quarter

01/07/2015, 12:01 pm

The latest research from UBS has prompted the firm to advise investors that it believes Apple sold a massive 69 million iPhones in the just-concluded December quarter -- a sum that would obliterate the company's previous all-time record.

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Samsung feeling the squeeze from success of Apple's iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, Kantar says

01/07/2015, 07:01 am

Virtually everywhere in the world that research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech tracks smartphone market data, Apple saw marketshare gains, thanks to the popularity of its latest flagship iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets.

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uNu's iPhone 6 battery cases provide affordable power on the go

01/06/2015, 07:01 pm

Among a number of new Lightning-connected iPhone 6 battery cases unveiled at CES this week, AppleInsider found a more affordable option in uNu's lineup, which starts at $59.99 for the company's forthcoming extended battery case.

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First MFi-licensed iPhone 6 & 6 Plus battery cases announced by Mophie, Otterbox

01/06/2015, 01:01 pm

The first Made for iPhone licensed battery cases for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been announced from popular accessory makers Mophie and Otterbox, giving users the ability to not only protect their latest-generation handset, but also extend its battery life.

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Apple begins selling unlocked, SIM-free iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models

01/06/2015, 08:01 am

The Apple Store has begun selling unlocked, SIM-free iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models at unsubsidized prices, offering customers the ability to purchase without a T-Mobile SIM card.

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Supply chain rumor contradicts claims of new 4-inch iPhone in 2015

01/05/2015, 01:01 pm

The likelihood of a new or revised 4-inch iPhone remains uncertain, as even rumors from Apple's supply chain disagree about whether the company will continue to build new devices in the smaller form factor.

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Editorial: the world revolved around Apple, Inc in 2014

12/30/2014, 05:12 am

In 2014, the world's journalists, investors and software developers all collectively discovered they'd been disastrously wrong about Apple in 2013. And with good reason.

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Chevron to support Apple Pay at the pump in early 2015 [u]

12/29/2014, 02:12 pm

Chevron will expand Apple Pay support from inside its convenience stores to the pump, allowing drivers to refill and pay with their iPhone or Apple Watch.

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Apple dominated mobile devices activated this Christmas with 51% share

12/29/2014, 11:12 am

New stats showing devices activated during the week of Christmas reveal that Apple commanded the lion's share of new mobile purchases, accounting for more than half of all device activations by manufacturer.

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Apple in talks with UK banks to launch Apple Pay in early 2015

12/29/2014, 08:12 am

The international rollout of Apple Pay is likely to begin in early 2015, as Apple is said to be in talks with banks in the U.K. to debut its mobile payments service in the coming months.

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