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Q&A: Fintech expert: digital wallets need this tech 'magic' or they'll fail

Wells Fargo & Co., Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and four other financial services firms plan to launch a new digital wallet in 2023. But a long-time fintech expert said there's little chance of success if they don't embrace the...

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Apple’s growth story is consistent and sustained

Over the last three years, the Mac has seen a 60% increase in market share — while the PC market grew 6%.

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ACLU, public defenders push back against Google giving police your mobile data

Geofence warrants that allow law enforcement to collect location data on mobile device users for criminal probes are under attack by civil rights groups and public defenders; they say the warrants are fishing expeditions that expose...

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US agency calls Apple, Google App Stores 'harmful'

“It is more important than ever that the market for mobile apps remains competitive," the agency says. "NTIA's recommendations will make the app ecosystem more fair and innovative for everyone."

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What we’ll be looking for in Apple’s Q1 results

Apple will reveal its first quarter results for the 2023 fiscal year on Thursday. Here are some of the topics to watch for to judge how the company is faring.

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Apple wants to build a new computing platform with AR

Apple’s plan to create an App Store and a consumer-simple way to create mixed-reality apps is the most important insight into its strategy we've seen yet.

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Google Forms cheat sheet: How to get started

You can use Google Forms to create online surveys, quizzes, and feedback pages. Here’s how.

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9 handy hidden features in Google Docs on Android

Boost your mobile productivity with these power-packed, time-saving features in the Docs Android app.

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Morgan Stanley fines some employees $1M for WhatsApp, iMessage use

After being fined more than $200 million last year for similar violations, Morgan Stanley has begun penalizing employees for using personal messaging apps for company business. But at least one expert said banning the tools won't work...

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Big banks' proposed digital wallet payment system likely to fail

Bank of America, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, and other banks are joining forces to create a digital wallet to compete with the likes of Apple Pay and Google Pay. But they have an uphill battle ahead.

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13 advanced tips for Android 13

Make the most of Google's Android 13 software with these expert-approved steps and adjustments.

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Apple marks Data Privacy Week with in-store privacy training, more

Apple is celebrating Data Privacy Week by helping iPhone users learn how to use the privacy protection tools they already have in hand.

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Apple appeals UK probe, but is it just buying time?

Apple is appealing a regulatory investigation against it and Google over mobile services. But does it already plan key changes to its approach?

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iCloud for Windows: What is it (and how do you use it)?

Apple continues to improve its iCloud app for Windows, which works hard to bridge the gap between both platform ecosystems.

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8 advanced Android clipboard tricks

Paste these pro-level time-savers into your personal memory and start flying around your phone like never before.

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Apple now offers Wi-Fi 6E in Macs; what does it do?

Apple introduced Wi-Fi 6E to iPads in late 2022 and this week unveiled the first Macs to support the standard. What difference might it make?

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A colossal Wear OS calendar upgrade — Google Pixel Watch and beyond

Whether you're rockin' a Google Pixel Watch or another Wear OS device, this easy calendar upgrade will make your smartwatch about a zillion times more useful.

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How Apple and ‘composable business’ go hand in glove

Apple products can be a compelling, user-friendly front end to back-end tech composed of modular building blocks.

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