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Ten years in, Firefox fights on -- now against Google and Apple

Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.

By November 10, 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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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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Target, banks push to improve Web-based payments

A new World Wide Web Consortium group tackles issues like authentication and digital wallets. The eventual result could be electronic payments not so dominated by particular companies.

By October 15, 2014

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Apple Pay details leaked in alleged training documents

Geared toward Apple employees, the purported training docs detail how to set up and use Apple Pay for purchasing items on the go via an iPhone.

By October 13, 2014

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iOS 8.1 beta 2 reveals new Apple Pay screens

The latest beta of the iPhone's system software shows additional setup screens for Apple's upcoming mobile payments service.

By October 8, 2014

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More signs point to mobile payments for iPhone 6 -- and for an iWatch

The rumors keep mounting that Apple will use its Tuesday event to announce the use of near-field communications tech for mobile payments. The latest claims come via a banking news site.

By September 8, 2014

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Apple, chipmaker work to add NFC pay tech to iPhone 6 -- report

Dutch chipmaker NXP will provide the chips required to support the short-range wireless tech known near-field communications, according to the Financial Times.

By August 29, 2014

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iOS 8 adoption lags behind that of iOS 7

The latest version of Apple's mobile OS isn't yet gaining the traction that its predecessor did last year. Why might that be?

By September 19, 2014

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Galaxy Note 4 launch set for Oct. 17; preorders start Friday

Samsung's decision to start preorders on launch day for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feels like a raspberry.

By September 18, 2014