iPhones could become payment terminals, Microsoft readies Windows 11 update
Speaker 1: This is CNET. And here are the stories that matter right now, apple is developing a new service that effectively turns your iPhone into a payment terminal. According to a new report from Bloomberg, this service would integrate tap to pay tech on iPhones and require no additional hardware. This would also mean merchants would not need third by already devices from companies like square customers would be able to make payments by tapping the back of the merchant's devices with a credit card or another iPhone. The feature could [00:00:30] roll out in the coming months. Microsoft announced that a number of new features are coming in a windows 11 update. Next month. It will include task bar improvements with call mute and unmute a weather widget and easier window sharing. You'll also see redesigned versions of notepad and media player. Android apps will also come to windows 11 in February, but that feature will be available as a public preview.
Speaker 1: That means the feature is still in beta testing and will likely be tweaked before its official release. [00:01:00] The U us federal communications commission unanimously approved a proposal that would require internet service providers to display easy, to understand information to customers. FCC chairwoman, Jessica Rosen, worl described them as broadband nutrition labels in a tweet she wrote in a grocery store, nutrition labels make it easy to compare calories and carpet rehydrates. We need the same simple labels for broadband so we can compare price speed and data, no more fees in fine print. [00:01:30] The commission says that this information would help consumers make informed choices and encourage competition in the marketplace. The proposal is now subject to public comment. Stay up to date with the latest by visiting cnet.com.