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Apple Pay violates patents held by security technology inventor, lawsuit alleges

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Apple Pay violates patents held by security technology inventor, lawsuit alleges

- A small Boston company, founded by the inventor of a popular corporate encryption technology called RSA SecurID, sued Apple and Visa on Sunday, arguing that the Apple Pay digital payment technology violates its patents. The lawsuit, filed by Universal Secure Registry in Federal District Court in Delaware, says that its chief executive, Kenneth P. Weiss, received 13 patents for authentication systems that use a smartphone, biometric identification such as a fingerprint and the generation of secure one-time tokens to conduct financial transactions

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Apple and Visa Sued Over Digital Payment and User Authentication Technology Used in Apple Pay

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Apple and Visa Sued Over Digital Payment and User Authentication Technology Used in Apple Pay

- Apple and Visa. have been sued by a small company based in Boston this weekend, which claims that Apple Pay violates 13 patents that it holds related to digital payment systems and user authentication technology. The company behind the lawsuit, Universal Secure Registry, filed the complaint in a Federal District Court in Delaware on Sunday (via The New York Times). According to the filing, USR chief executive Kenneth Weiss "was the first in the space, and the secure payment technology that he developed goes right to the core of Apple Pay

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Apple Pay Violates Patents Held by Encryption Technology Inventor, Lawsuit Alleges

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Apple Pay Violates Patents Held by Encryption Technology Inventor, Lawsuit Alleges

- SAN FRANCISCO — A small Boston company, founded by the inventor of a popular corporate encryption technology called RSA SecurID, sued Apple and Visa on Sunday, arguing that the Apple Pay digital payment technology violates its patents. The lawsuit, filed by Universal Secure Registry in Federal District Court in Delaware, says that its chief executive, Kenneth P. Weiss, received 13 patents for authentication systems that use a smartphone, biometric identification such as a fingerprint and the generation of secure one-time tokens to conduct financial transactions

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Why ‘Destiny 2’ Is 30 FPS On PS4 And Xbox One Plus Has No Dedicated Servers

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Why ‘Destiny 2’ Is 30 FPS On PS4 And Xbox One Plus Has No Dedicated Servers

- The gameplay reveal came with several revelations about the shooter coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this September with the PC version coming sometime later. While much of the news about the game is how Bungie made changes in response to community wishes, there are a couple of items fans will find disappointing. Bungie Game Director Luke Smith and Project Lead Mark Noseworthy spoke with the podcast at the event and were asked some pointed questions about console performance and dedicated servers

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

- RENO, Nev. — Apple announced plans Wednesday for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, doubling its investment and roughly tripling its workforce at the technology campus where company officials expect to hire 100 additional workers. The announcement came as the Reno City Council approved Apple's plans to build a $4 million shipping and receiving warehouse on a vacant lot in downtown Reno that will make it eligible for millions of dollars in tax breaks

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

- RENO, Nev. — Apple announced plans Wednesday for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, doubling its investment and roughly tripling its workforce at the technology campus where company officials expect to hire 100 additional workers. The announcement came as the Reno City Council approved Apple's plans to build a $4 million shipping and receiving warehouse on a vacant lot in downtown Reno that will make it eligible for millions of dollars in tax breaks

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

- RENO, Nev. — Apple announced plans Wednesday for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, doubling its investment and roughly tripling its workforce at the technology campus where company officials expect to hire 100 additional workers. The announcement came as the Reno City Council approved Apple's plans to build a $4 million shipping and receiving warehouse on a vacant lot in downtown Reno that will make it eligible for millions of dollars in tax breaks

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

- RENO, Nev. — Apple announced plans Wednesday for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, doubling its investment and roughly tripling its workforce at the technology campus where company officials expect to hire 100 additional workers. The announcement came as the Reno City Council approved Apple's plans to build a $4 million shipping and receiving warehouse on a vacant lot in downtown Reno that will make it eligible for millions of dollars in tax breaks

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Apple plans $1B expansion at data center in Nevada

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Apple plans $1B expansion at data center in Nevada

- Reno, Nev. — Apple announced plans Wednesday for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, doubling its investment and roughly tripling its workforce at the technology campus where company officials expect to hire 100 additional workers. The announcement came as the Reno City Council approved Apple’s plans to build a $4 million shipping and receiving warehouse on a vacant lot in downtown Reno that will make it eligible for millions of dollars in tax breaks

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

- RENO, Nev. (AP) — Apple has announced plans for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, Nevada. Apple spokesman Josh Rosenstock said Wednesday the investment will include the hiring of 100 permanent workers, doubling its workforce at the existing site in the Reno Technology Center. He says they expect new construction will support an additional 300 jobs

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

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Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada

- RENO, Nev. (AP) — Apple has announced plans for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, Nevada. Apple spokesman Josh Rosenstock said Wednesday the investment will include the hiring of 100 permanent workers, doubling its workforce at the existing site in the Reno Technology Center. He says they expect new construction will support an additional 300 jobs

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Midco building $8 million data center near Grand Forks

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Midco building $8 million data center near Grand Forks

- GRAND FORKS—An internet, cable and phone provider Midco announced Wednesday it is building an $8 million data center in Grand Forks and also upgrading internet speeds in the market.

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Say goodbye to your debit card: here's how to use your phone to pay at the store

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Say goodbye to your debit card: here's how to use your phone to pay at the store

- There's something fun about that experience. I don't have to reach for my wallet and search for cash or pull out a debit card. I just lean over the debit card reader at the coffee shop, tap my phone, and go on with my life. You need a phone that supports this functionality to partake in the fun, but most devices sold over the past couple of years work in that fashion

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Apple Pay Launches for HSBC Australia and 20+ U.S. Banks

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Apple Pay Launches for HSBC Australia and 20+ U.S. Banks

- HSBC has launched Apple Pay. support for customers in Australia for the first time, enabling any Visa and MasterCard branded credit card issued by the bank to be added to Apple's mobile wallet. HSBC said the majority of its customers' credit card payments are already contactless and it expects Apple Pay will be quickly embraced as part of the wider shift towards tap-and-go payments

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Singapore, US look to deepen ties in fintech, e-commerce

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Singapore, US look to deepen ties in fintech, e-commerce

- SINGAPORE: Singapore and the United States are looking at ways to deepen collaboration in areas such as infrastructure, financial technology, smart city solutions and e-commerce. Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran and US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met at the sidelines of the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, and discussed ways to facilitate business opportunities for companies through the US-Singapore Collaboration Platform memorandum of understanding (MOU), according to a MTI press release on Tuesday (May 2)

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Here's how to use Samsung Pay, which does things Apple Pay can't do

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Here's how to use Samsung Pay, which does things Apple Pay can't do

- Samsung Pay is has a lot of features Apple Pay doesn't have, and it's really easy to use, so long as you have one of Samsung newer smartphones. Samsung Pay is accepted in more places than Apple Pay because it doesn't require special NFC-based terminals. It's capable of working with a regular magnetic stripe reader that's otherwise used for swiping debit and credit cards, thanks to special technology Samsung received when it acquired a company named LoopPay

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Say goodbye to your debit card: here's how to use your phone to pay at the store
Say goodbye to your debit card: here's how to use your phone to pay at the store There's something fun about that experience. I don't have to reach for my wallet and search for cash or pull out a debit card. I just lean over the debit card reader at the coffee shop, tap my phone, and go on with my life. You need a phone that supports this functionality to partake in the fun, but most devices sold over the past couple of years work in that fashion   Read More ...
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Apple Pay Launches for HSBC Australia and 20+ U.S. Banks
Apple Pay Launches for HSBC Australia and 20+ U.S. Banks HSBC has launched Apple Pay. support for customers in Australia for the first time, enabling any Visa and MasterCard branded credit card issued by the bank to be added to Apple's mobile wallet. HSBC said the majority of its customers' credit card payments are already contactless and it expects Apple Pay will be quickly embraced as part of the wider shift towards tap-and-go payments   Read More ...
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Microsoft Windows 10 S Installed On Surface Pro Is Better Than Google’s Chrome OS, Apple’s iOS On MacBook Pro?
Microsoft Windows 10 S Installed On Surface Pro Is Better Than Google’s Chrome OS, Apple’s iOS On MacBook Pro? Microsoft introduced a new version of Windows 10 Operating System (OS). Titled , the OS is supposed to be a slimmer, lighter and more security-conscious version of its full-blown big brother. The OS is a very sleek answer to Google’s Chrome OS, and as a combined package, is expected to give Apple’s iOS on iPad Pro tough competition. Microsoft’s answer to Google Chrome OS was introduced today   Read More ...
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New BC Partners-backed company to focus on data centers, cybersecurity
SAN FRANCISCOPrivate equity firm BC Partners said it would turn the data center portfolio it acquired from CenturyLink (CTL.N) for $2.8 billion on Tuesday into a new technology company called Cyxtera Technologies. Cyxtera will be the latest private equity-backed company looking to take advantage of U.S. businesses' burgeoning demand to have their data hosted and connected to the Internet, which has raised valuations in the data center space   Read More ...
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Singapore, US look to deepen ties in fintech, e-commerce
Singapore, US look to deepen ties in fintech, e-commerce SINGAPORE: Singapore and the United States are looking at ways to deepen collaboration in areas such as infrastructure, financial technology, smart city solutions and e-commerce. Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran and US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met at the sidelines of the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, and discussed ways to facilitate business opportunities for companies through the US-Singapore Collaboration Platform memorandum of understanding (MOU), according to a MTI press release on Tuesday (May 2)   Read More ...
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Alibaba's Ma champions U.N. e-commerce drive for development
Alibaba's Ma champions U.N. e-commerce drive for development GENEVA Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday the Internet should be a utility available to the whole world, putting his weight behind a U.N. call for e-commerce to boost developing economies and help fight poverty. Ma, who advises the United Nations trade and development agency UNCTAD on small business and young entrepreneurs, was the star attraction at a conference on e-commerce for development   Read More ...
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Snapchat starts selling Sponsored Geofilter ads thru its API as travel, event seasons kick off
Snapchat starts selling Sponsored Geofilter ads thru its API as travel, event seasons kick off Snapchat is making it easier for brands to buy Sponsored Geofilter ads that people can add atop the photos and videos they share on the mobile app to help describe what’s going on in the frame. Snapchat has begun selling its Sponsored Geofilter ads through its advertising API in the US, UK, Australia and Canada, the company announced on Monday. Now, instead of buying Sponsored Geofilter campaigns through Snapchat’s self-serve tool or its direct sales team, brands can buy them using the same third-party software they may use to buy Snapchat’s Snap Ads that appear within Live Stories and Discover channels and between people’s Stories   Read More ...
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UN: Developing Countries Must Join eCommerce Revolution or Be Left Behind
UN: Developing Countries Must Join eCommerce Revolution or Be Left Behind GENEVA — More than 700 global leaders in business, government and civil society from 65 countries are meeting to explore the opportunities and challenges offered by eCommerce, with a special focus on developing countries. The future of e-commerce could not be brighter. The UN Conference on Trade and Development or UNCTAD is kicking off “eCommerce Week” with new statistics, which show the global size of the market in 2015 reached $25 trillion   Read More ...
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Nearly 80 percent of US display ad spend will be programmatic in 2017 [eMarketer]
Nearly 80 percent of US display ad spend will be programmatic in 2017 [eMarketer] It may not have a great rep these days, with flare-ups over inappropriate placements, fraud and transparency concerns, but automated ad buying continues to gain share. An estimated $32.56 billion will transact programmatically on display advertising in the US this year. That works out to 78 percent, or roughly four out of five ad dollars spent on display ads in the US, according to eMarketer’s most recent estimates   Read More ...
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What to Try When the Firefox Browser Stalls
What is Firefox complaining about when it shows an error message about an “unresponsive script” in the middle of the page? Sometimes the box goes away and sometimes I have to restart the browser. Photo Make sure your browser and any add-ons and extensions you use with it are up-to-date. If you want to rule out browser extensions as a factor, restart Firefox in safe mode to temporarily disable them all   Read More ...
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Santander Bank in U.S. Now Supports Apple Pay With MasterCard Branded Credit and Debit Cards
Santander Bank in U.S. Now Supports Apple Pay With MasterCard Branded Credit and Debit Cards Santander Bank recently announced that it is launching Apple Pay support to its customers in the United States for the first time, allowing any MasterCard branded credit or debit card distributed by Santander to be added to Apple's mobile wallet. After being added in Apple Pay, Santander MasterCard holders can use the service on a compatible iPhone to pay at participating retailers, purchase items within apps, or shop on the web   Read More ...
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