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Samsung working on its own Apple Pay competitor

Samsung working on its own Apple Pay competitor

According to multiple sources from Re/code, Samsung is in talks with a mobile payments startup to launch its own Apple Pay competitor in 2015. Samsung is reportedly talking to LoopPay about this, but it is unclear if both parties have entered into an agreement as of now or not. 

iPhone 6 was #1 search term in Consumer Electronics on Google in 2014; Apple Watch #8 and iPad Air #10

iPhone 6 was #1 search term in Consumer Electronics on Google in 2014; Apple Watch #8 and iPad Air #10

Google today released its yearly “Year in Search” data, where it highlights the most popular and trending searches of 2014 across a wide range of categories. Until last year, the company used to call this feature as “Zeitgeist.” As expected, Apple products dominated the top 10 list of items in the Consumer Electronics trending category with the “iPhone 6″ taking the top spot. 

Bose working on its own music streaming service

Bose working on its own music streaming service

It looks like Bose is all set to enter into the streaming music market, according to the latest job listing from the company. The listing seeks a Senior User Experience Designer to work on the company’s next-generation streaming music platform and ecosystem of products.

Apple’s e-book antitrust case has entered appeals as some judges ‘appear sympathetic’ to its arguments

Apple’s e-book antitrust case has entered appeals as some judges ‘appear sympathetic’ to its arguments

In 2013, Apple’s loss in a large-scale antitrust case centralized on e-books made waves over the news wire. Now, after several months and plenty of litigation, the case has entered the appeals stage.

Overall smartphone market continues to grow as Apple has another strong quarter

Overall smartphone market continues to grow as Apple has another strong quarter

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have managed to snag plenty of attention from smartphone consumers ever since their launch, and it looks like that’s going to equal a strong quarter for Apple.

Apple gifts employees custom Incase backpacks for the holidays

Apple gifts employees custom Incase backpacks for the holidays

In the years previous, Apple has gifted several different things to its employees for the holiday season. This year, it looks like a backpack is front-and-center.

BBC to air a documentary on working conditions in Apple’s supply chain later this week

BBC to air a documentary on working conditions in Apple’s supply chain later this week

BBC is going to air a documentary from later this week on Apple’s supply chain business. The documentary will highlight the working conditions in Apple’s factory in China, where workers produce and assemble components for the iPhone 6. 

Demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus still outstripping supply

Demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus still outstripping supply

As per store polls conducted by Piper Jaffray, the demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus still continues to outstrip its supply. While the report indicates that the availability of the new iPhones have improved from before, it is still not enough to fulfil the holiday demand of the customers. 

ShopKeep for iPad updated with Apple Pay support

ShopKeep for iPad updated with Apple Pay support

ShopKeep today updated its iPad app to add support for Apple Pay. This means that clients who use Point-of-Sale terminals from ShopKeep along with an iCMP bluetooth card reader will be able to accept payment from their customers via the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. 

Apple releases new ad for the holidays: ‘The Song’

Apple releases new ad for the holidays: ‘The Song’

Apple has released a holiday ad titled “The Song”, which is currently being featured on Apple’s website.