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Apple caught in feud between merchants, credit cards

Apple Pay or merchants' CurrentC? Consumers will have to decide which mobile payments system works better for them.

By October 27, 2014

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At $400, this compact Sound Blaster X7 amplifier aims to shatter any audiophile's expectations

Creative Technology's Sound Blaster X7 is designed to be a powerful amplifier in a compact box. The device is slated to cost $400.

By October 30, 2014

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New payments terminal aims to be Switzerland of in-store payments

Coming soon to a merchant near you: Poynt will let you decide how to pay for in-store purchases.

By October 29, 2014

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Retail group MCX says it's not telling merchants to block Apple Pay

The Walmart-led group prepping a rival mobile-payments system finally speaks out after coming under fire for merchant actions. Plus: It warns of a hack.

By October 29, 2014

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How to control Touch ID on the iPhone and iPad

Apple's fingerprint sensor has been around since last year's iPhone 5S, but owners of the latest devices may benefit from a helping hand on how to set up and enable the feature.

By October 27, 2014

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This is what a 'Star Wars' blaster bolt would look like in real life

A team of physicists has created a film that shows what a real-life "laser bullet" would look like in action. Hint: it's not like in "Star Wars."

By October 23, 2014

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Apple Pay needs US credit card but can work elsewhere -- report

A video posted by blog site TechSmartt shows how to "trick" Apple Pay into working on NFC terminals outside the US.

By October 22, 2014

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Early payment glitches mar Apple Pay launch

Apple Pay users report issues purchasing items in apps, and some Bank of America customers are seeing double charges. But the problems aren't all Apple's fault.

By October 22, 2014

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Apple's iOS 8.1 hits Monday with Apple Pay, iCloud photo library

The update, which became available for download Monday, adds support for Apple Pay, brings back the camera roll and launches the iCloud photo library.

By October 20, 2014

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Apple Pay unlikely to take off right away

Some retailers have shied away from Apple's mobile payments service, and the equipment needed by supported industry players won't pop up overnight.

By October 20, 2014