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Apple Pay lands in the UK, some major banks missing

Apple's mobile payments service, available in the US since October, has expanded across the pond -- but some of the announced partners aren't on board.

By July 14, 2015


Apple Pay set to launch outside the US tomorrow, UK bank lets slip

A UK bank's hastily deleted tweet appears to confirm that the iPhone mobile payment system will this week make its first foray outside of the US.

By July 13, 2015


Pay with a flick of the wrist with new bPay wristband, key fob and sticker

Three new wearable devices from UK bank Barclaycard can be used at any contactless till, and you don't even need to be a Barclaycard customer.

By June 28, 2015


UK's new Atom Bank banks on a smartphone app instead of branches

The latest "challenger bank" looking to shake up retail banking could mark a big step forward for the fast-growing mobile payment sector.

By June 25, 2015


Microsoft Surface Hub to cost $7K to $20K, begin shipping July 1

The enormous touch-screen monitors meant to replace entire conference room setups may put you back the price of an entry-level sedan. But that's cheap, Microsoft says.

By June 10, 2015


London's Boris bikes can now be booked from your phone

You can now book and pay for a bicycle from the capital's Santander cycle hire scheme with an app.

By May 11, 2015


1 million UK children to be given a free computer for coding

Samsung, Microsoft, ARM and the people behind Raspberry Pi are collaborating with publicly funded UK broadcaster the BBC on the Micro Dot device.

By March 12, 2015


Whatever happened to Verizon and J-Lo's Viva Movil?

The fledgling Hispanic-centric wireless retail chain remains alive, though still under the radar.

By July 5, 2014


iPad mini shipping before Christmas, Barclays report tips

Taiwanese tech factory Pegatron is reckoned to be making 3 million iPad minis in the run-up to Christmas.

By October 1, 2012


AT&T to acquire DirecTV for $48.5B in blockbuster deal

Acquisition creates a powerhouse for services in the home, allowing AT&T to pair its own wireless network with DirecTV's satellite TV service.

By May 18, 2014