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Apple Pay May Launch in the Netherlands and Poland Later This Year

2017-10-19T02:04:12+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

In addition to Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and the United Arab Emirates, Apple Pay may launch in the Netherlands and Poland later this year. Dutch blog One More Thing, citing multiple sources familiar with the matter, claims that ING will be the first bank to offer Apple Pay in the Netherlands. Virtual bank Bunq also supposedly [...]

Amazon Sending New Round of Credits to E-Book Buyers as Part of Apple Price Fixing Settlement

2017-10-19T02:04:10+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Customers who purchased a Kindle e-book between April 1, 2010 and May 21, 2012 may be receiving a credit from Amazon this morning as the retailer continues distributing funds from an antitrust lawsuit levied against Apple back in 2013 by the United States Justice Department. Emails were sent out to eligible customers in the United [...]

Apple Executives Receive Restricted Stock Units Worth Millions

2017-10-18T02:04:24+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Several Apple executives were today awarded 128,584 restricted stock units or RSUs worth upwards of $20 million at Apple's current price. The RSUs are set to vest after a set period of time and serve as bonus compensation to encourage employees to stay with the company. Johny Srouji, Phil Schiller, Dan Riccio, Luca Maestri, Craig [...]

WhatsApp Gains Support for Live Location Sharing

2017-10-18T02:04:21+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Popular messaging app WhatsApp was today updated with a new feature that's designed to allow WhatsApp users to share their location in real-time with family and friends. Live Location through WhatsApp features end-to-end encryption and includes tools to allow users to specify who they share their location with and for how long. To use Live [...]

Dropbox Launches New ‘Dropbox Professional’ Account Option for Freelancers

2017-10-18T02:04:14+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Dropbox today introduced a new account option called Dropbox Professional, aimed at individuals who need more storage and features than are available with a standard Plus account, but don't need a business account. Priced at $19.99 per month, Dropbox Professional offers 1TB of storage and it includes a new feature called Dropbox Showcase. Dropbox Showcase [...]

Apple Responds to Senator’s Request for Info on Face ID Privacy and Security

2017-10-17T02:04:21+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Shortly after the iPhone X was unveiled, United States Senator Al Franken, who is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook to ask several questions about the security and the privacy of Face ID. Franken asked Apple to address his questions [...]