Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany, here are the supporting banks

Apple Pay has officially launched in Germany, as a report first suggested as a possibility earlier today. Users have taken to Twitter to show they are successfully able to add their debit and credit cards to Apple’s mobile payment platform. more… The post Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany, here are the supporting […]

Google reveals higher traffic acquisition payouts, supporting claims of costlier Apple search deal

While Google parent company Alphabet beat forecasts in this week’s third-quarter results, pulling in $ 27.77 billion in revenue, the company simultaneously warned of higher traffic acquisition costs — likely supporting claims that it’s paying Apple more to be the default option in Safari search. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple, Amazon, Google & Microsoft file joint brief supporting Obama & EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Apple alongside Amazon, Google and Microsoft today filed a joint amicus brief in support of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and President Obama’s proposed Clean Power Plan that aims to introduce new emissions regulations. The EPA had some major pushback on the plan, so now Apple and the others are lending their support: […]

Retailers Cite ‘Insufficient Customer Demand’ as Biggest Reason for Not Supporting Apple Pay

Despite Apple dubbing 2015 “the year of Apple Pay” in its January earnings call, a number of big-name retailers remain skeptical over the contactless payments service, according to Reuters. The service launched last October in the U.S. and has steadily gained support from numerous banks and retailers in the months since. Working through the National […]

Apple Stops Supporting Windows 7 in Boot Camp on New MacBook Pro, MacBook Air Models

Apple’s newly refreshed MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro models no longer support running Windows 7 with Boot Camp, according to Apple’s Boot Camp support document. Boot Camp on the new notebooks only works with Windows 8 or later, so it is impossible to use Boot Camp to install Windows 7 on the machines. For […]