Taking Apple Pay for a Spin – Barron's

by technews on October 25, 2014

Taking Apple Pay for a Spin
Barron’s
The iPhone 6 has a new app designed to foil hackers bent on stealing your credit-card data. Email; Print; Comments; Order Reprints. Facebook. Share. Twitter. Google+. LinkedIn. smaller; Larger. close …
Which is safer: Apple Pay or credit cards?The Denver Channel
Does Apple Pay trust your spouse more than you do?Fox News
Apple Pay has landed, but its effects on mobile marketing are still up in the airVentureBeat
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Nest acquires Revolv, adds a slew of new products to its smart home ecosystem
Digital Trends
It's been nearly five months since Nest launched it's Works With Nest developer program, and in that time, the company has been adding outside companies to its ecosystem at a feverish pace. There's already a handful of different gizmos –everything from …
Nest acquires home automation startup RevolvUncover California
Nest Adds Third-Party Home Automation Product SupportUbergizmo
More smart device makers sign up to work with NestCNET
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Genetic Study Reveals; Connection between Native Americans and Polynesian
Capital Wired
Recently, Scientists discovered that Polynesian people, also known as Rapa Nui interacted with other groups as well. A genetic study revealed that the indigenous people who lived near the Pacific Islands came in contact with Americans before Western …
Easter Islanders Native Americans: Genetic study shows new history contact linesExaminer.com
Did ancient Easter Islanders have friends from afar? Yes, say scientists. (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Easter Island's ancient inhabitants weren't so lonely after allReuters
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Upstart social networks may fall on their face
SFGate
Everyone is so tired of Facebook. Everyone has always been so tired of Facebook. In the years since Facebook grew from being a digital college yearbook to a global octopus of connectivity, the only thing as reliable as the service's ubiquity was the …

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Spacecraft orbiting Mars survives comet close call
Beta Wired
img_23075 Comet Siding Spring (C / 2013 A1 Siding Spring) came much closer to Mars than any other I've flown the Red Planet and Earth that has been observed by the scientific community. He crossed with Mars at a speed of about 56 kilometers per …
Hubble catches a comet buzzing Marsseattlepi.com
Hubble Telescope Captured Amazing Composite Comet Near MarsPrensa Latina
Hubble captures stunning image of a comet's brush past MarsLos Angeles Times
Christian Science Monitor -SpaceFlight Insider -Astronomy Magazine
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Clouds complicate viewing of partial solar eclipse in the DC area
Washington Post
A partial eclipse of the sun, a spellbinding celestial event, occurred Thursday afternoon, but because of earthly circumstances it may have been seen in the Washington area primarily by optimists. The eclipse, in which the moon covered part of the sun for a …
Nebraska Nearly Center Stage for Next Solar EclipseNTV
Partial Solar Eclipse casts beauty over UtahStandard-Examiner
Partial solar eclipse sweeps across USThe Nation

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New Apple tablets impress, but aren't must-haves
The Seattle Times
Apple's new iPads, the iPaid Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3, are the best tablets on the market today. Expensive, too. By FARHAD MANJOO. The New York Times. PREV of NEXT. The iPad Air 2, left, starts at $499, is faster and thinner than

Europe|EU Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations
New York Times
European Union leaders and family members in Brussels on Thursday. Their accord aimed to set the stage for talks next year. Credit Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Associated Press. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue …
EU leaders seal landmark 2030 climate dealThe Nation
EU strikes compromise to set new climate target for 2030DAWN.com
EU reaches deal on cutting greenhouse-gas emissionsHerald Scotland
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VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise

by technews on October 24, 2014

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US House panel to meet with safety regulators about Takata air bags next week
Reuters
WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) – The U.S. House committee looking into the defective air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp (7312.T) will hold an initial briefing with U.S. safety regulators next week to learn the details of the regional recalls …
US Close to Naming New Auto-Safety ChiefWall Street Journal
Auto Agency in Store for Changes After Air-Bag MisstepsBusinessweek
Airbag recall could expandCNNMoney
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