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Chimp heard playing a mean drum solo, but is it music?

After a chimp is recorded pounding a bucket, researchers run the beats through digital audio software. Please say the ape was playing a Bananarama song.

By June 23, 2015


Uber trims prices in 48 cities to drum up more rides

The car-hailing company cuts fares to help boost winter ridership and offers drivers a guarantee that their wages won't take a hit -- so long as they follow certain rules.

By January 9, 2015


Uber plans to expand service to 100 more Chinese cities

CEO Travis Kalanick announces he's turning up the dial in the ride-hailing service's fastest-growing market.

By September 8, 2015


Apple Pay said to hit roadblocks gaining support in Australia

Australian banks are balking at giving Apple a chunk of the fees they earn from merchants and some say they don't want Apple as the middleman between them and their customers.

By August 17, 2015


Uber to courier Xiaomi Mi Note phones directly to customers in Asia

The ride-hailing company will hand-deliver the Chinese smartphone maker's new phablet to impatient buyers in Singapore and Malaysia.

By July 23, 2015


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 to land in the UK in July

The beachhead outside the US marks a major step for Apple's mobile payments system as it faces competition from Samsung Pay and Google's Android Pay.

By June 8, 2015


Apple Pay reportedly to land in the UK this summer

If the report is accurate, this would be the first step for Apple's mobile payments system outside the US as the company struggles to hash out deals with foreign banks.

By June 8, 2015


Apple bullish on Apple Pay in China amid talks with Alibaba

While Apple's CEO Tim Cook may be optimistic, Apple Pay faces obstacles before it can garner support from Chinese banks.

By May 12, 2015


Apple Pay to accept Discover cards this fall

The agreement means that Apple's mobile payments system will work with all four major credit cards in the US.

By April 27, 2015