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April 20, 2019
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Apple hatched years-long plan to reduce royalty payments to Qualcomm, documents reveal

Though in its court battles Apple argued that Qualcomm patents weren’t any more valuable than those of companies like Ericsson and Huawei, in private the company praised them — and was aiming to sue Qualcomm as far back as 2014, … Continue reading

October 27, 2018
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Apple $7B behind in royalty payments to Qualcomm

Apple is now $ 7 billion behind in patent royalty payments to Qualcomm after directing contract manufacturers to withhold further remittance on grounds that the chipmaker participates in unfair licensing practices, according to testimony presented in court Friday. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

April 28, 2017
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Apple to halt royalty payments to Qualcomm until end of ongoing legal battle

Apple is no longer paying iPhone manufacturers for any of the royalties it owes to Qualcomm, and is planning to withhold them entirely until current lawsuits are resolved, the latter company said on Friday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 21, 2016
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Apple customers to receive $400M iBooks settlement payments on Tuesday

Customers impacted by Apple’s alleged iBooks price fixing scheme will this week receive settlement payments in the form of store credit or checks for up to $ 6.83 per e-book, the law firm representing plaintiffs in the case announced on … Continue reading

May 4, 2016
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Kohl’s Becomes First Retailer to Support Store Payments and Rewards With One Tap in Apple Pay

Kohl’s has announced that customers can now pay for their purchases with Kohl’s Charge store-branded credit cards and simultaneously earn Yes2You Rewards loyalty points with a single tap using Apple Pay. The combined functionality is currently available in approximately 250 … Continue reading

March 12, 2016
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Feature Request: Family Sharing w/ individual payments, shared iCloud storage upgrades, more

I’ve never been a Family Sharing user, Apple’s feature that allows families to share iCloud account access for things like photos and music on both iOS and Mac. But I recently decided to upgrade my Apple Music account to a … Continue reading

February 3, 2016
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Apple Now Selling Square’s New NFC Reader for Apple Pay and Contactless Payments

Square has announced that its new NFC reader that enables small businesses to accept Apple Pay, Android Pay, and other contactless payments can now be purchased from Apple online or in stores for $49. The reader is compatible with NFC-equipped … Continue reading

October 14, 2015
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Swatch beats Apple to China mobile payments market with Bellamy watch

Swatch, the world’s largest watchmaker by revenue, on Wednesday announced immediate Chinese availability of Bellamy, an NFC-toting watch capable of conducting mobile transactions processed by credit card operator UnionPay and the state-owned Bank of Communications Co. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 16, 2015
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Jawbone announces Up4 fitness band with NFC payments, releases Up2 mid-tier offering

In what appears to be Jawbone’s attempt to keep up in an escalating wearables arms race, the company on Thursday unveiled the Up4 fitness tracker with built-in NFC payments provided in partnership with American Express. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 8, 2015
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Eddy Cue debuts Apple Pay at Oracle Arena in Oakland, details watch-based payments

Eddy Cue took some time today to show off Apple Pay at Oracle Arena in Oakland and oversee the rollout of the payment system at the stadium. Cue showed up to the event wearing a stainless steel model of the Apple Watch … Continue reading