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Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Alibaba's Alipay payments affiliate to let users authenticate accounts with iPhone Touch ID   —  Alibaba inches closer to an Apple Pay deal, one fingerprint at a time  —  Alibaba and Apple, whose bosses expressed an interest in marrying their respective mobile e-payments platforms last month, have moved from flirting to dating.
Dec 10, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
Shelly Walia / Quartz:
Uber offers Paytm's prepaid digital wallet to comply with credit card regulations in India   —  India's credit card rules just took the ease out of Uber  —  For the Indian commuter, Uber has been the coolest ride on the block.  The cab-booking service's convenient, cashless payment system …
Nov 17, 2014, 12:35 AMIn context
Leo Mirani / Quartz:
How tech firms use language, typography, color to make the web usable for non-English speakers   —  Why you probably won't understand the web of the future  —  This item has been corrected.  —  The giants of the connected world are finally waking up to one of the biggest obstacles …
Nov 9, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Tim Cook, in his own words, on why the iPad has a bright future   —  Apple's iPad business was the lone drag in its otherwise strong earnings report today. iPad sales last quarter dropped 13% from the previous year, to 12.3 million, their third straight quarter of decline.
Oct 21, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
This new “Apple SIM” could legitimately disrupt the wireless industry   —  Perhaps the most interesting news about Apple's new iPad Air 2 tablet is buried at the bottom of one of its marketing pages: It will come pre-installed with a new “Apple SIM” card instead of one from a specific mobile operator.
Oct 17, 2014, 4:40 AMIn context
Tim Fernholz / Quartz:
Despite huge investments by VCs in bitcoin startups, transaction volumes haven't surged in the last year   —  Falling prices aren't the real reason to worry about bitcoin  —  People are starting to notice: The bad boy of the digital currency world is losing its mojo.
Oct 7, 2014, 5:10 AMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
The cloud DVR is going mainstream before anyone knows if it's legal   —  It's perfectly legal in the US to record television programs for personal use, but the situation gets murkier when those recordings touch the web.  American courts haven't really decided if cloud DVRs …
Oct 6, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Apple keynotes by the numbers: How long is the CEO on stage? At which minute is the big unveil?   —  The hidden structure of the Apple keynote  —  One of Apple's most successful products—which rarely gets recognized as such—is made not of aluminum and glass, but of words and pictures.
Sep 9, 2014, 1:50 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Top 25 most used apps in US: Facebook on top, followed by YouTube; Google is top publisher   —  These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America  —  In its latest mobile app report, comScore tracks the 25 most popular apps in the US.  This is an interesting slice of the App Store …
Aug 24, 2014, 5:05 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Most smartphone users download zero apps per month   —  Mobile apps have skyrocketed in popularity and utility since Apple introduced the iPhone App Store in the summer of 2008.  Apps now represent 52% of time spent with digital media in the US, according to comScore, up from 40% in early 2013.
Aug 22, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context

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