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Apple Pay hits U.S. stores Monday -- assuming buyers can find anywhere to use it

Apple Pay launches on Monday in the U.S., giving buyers new technology to make in-store and online payments using NFC-ready iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones. But will enough stores participate?

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We just might put a dent in data breaches

New developments in payment technology could show the way to keep credit card data away from the prying eyes of cyberthieves.

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Shut out on iPhone 6 Plus, buyers settle for smaller version

Apple fans who stood in line for hours in hopes of buying the 5.5-in. iPhone 6 Plus were disappointed to find none in stock at both the AT&T and Verizon stores in this college town west of Washington, D.C.

9 apple stories you need to know

9 Apple stories you need to know

With so much attention on iOS 8 a slew of important Apple news items slipped under the radar this week. You don't want to miss these:

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Why mobile payments people are drinking Apple Pay Kool Aid…

The financial tech sector seems incredibly excited at the potential of Apple Pay. This is what some players in that sector are saying about Apple's new mobile payment system.

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Apple Pay: What you need to know

While we wait for Apple's iPad launch event in a few weeks, here's what you need to know about Apple Pay.

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7 questions following #AppleLive

Apple’s Tim Cook has kicked back against critics with new iPhones, the Apple Watch and future big business, Apple Pay, but there are some questions for Apple fans:

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Apple Watch and Apple Pay attract non-Apple converts at CTIA show

Announcements of the Apple Watch and Apple Pay on Tuesday caught the attention of hundreds of IT professionals at a keynote presentation during the CTIA's Super Mobility Week trade show in Las Vegas.

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Apple’s mobile payment rolling out despite problems

If lack of data visibility is crippling Apple, what chance do mere IT mortals have?

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Forget the iPhone: It's all about iWatch now

Ten years from now, nobody will remember the announcement of the iPhone 6. They will, however, remember the launch of the Apple iWatch.

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Payment industry says Apple's EasyPay is great news

Apple next week will put momentum into the mobile payments industry and the industry can't wait, Yoyo CEO Alain Falys tells Computerworld.

5 reasons apples getting into mobile payments

5 reasons Apple's getting into mobile payments

Apple has lots of great reasons to introduce mobile payments, not least the hope that doing so will help it build its presence in emerging markets.

Amazon unveils mobile card reader targeting Square, PayPal

Amazon.com has introduced a card reader coupled with smartphone and tablet apps that aim to provide small businesses with a way to accept payments on these devices.

PayPal's two-factor authentication is easily beaten

A security feature offered by PayPal to help prevent accounts from being taken over by hackers can be easily circumvented, an Australian security researcher has found.

Retail industry rallies behind open standard for tokenization

A coalition of retail industry trade groups this week called for the creation of an open tokenization standard for protecting credit and debit card data from theft and misuse.

Apple steals your wallet with future iPhone

Multiple reports claim Apple and Visa are ready to turn your iPhone into your wallet, after years of steady work to develop such services. Apple's wants your money It seems likely Apple's payment solution will combine iTunes with...

Visa launches 'Checkout' for quick and easy payments from any device

Visa announced a new simplified digital payment service called Visa Checkout, which is designed to allow customers to pay quickly for goods online on any connected device.

WWDC 2014: Apple's plan to save high street retail

Blink and you could have missed it, but Apple's plans to save retail were hidden among hundreds of announcements at WWDC -- soon every digital consumer experience geek will be knocking on Cupertino's door. Opening the...

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