Ant Financial: The Greatest Victory Is That Which Requires No Battleview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Not long after the Alibaba IPO, eBay announced that it aims to spin off PayPal as a separately traded company. The rumors of PayPal as an acquisition target are already looming, and one of the contenders is Jack Ma’s Alipay, now called Ant Financial. (IT news)

BofA Apologizes For Apple Pay Double Chargesview story

http://hardforum.com – If you are a Bank of America customer, It would probably be a good idea to stay away from Apple Pay for now. Quote: BofA was smart enough to refund me the money, because they said it was obvious to them that these were duplicate charges for the same exact amount. (Hardware)

Considering building htpcview story

http://hardforum.com – Hey peeps - I've been considering taking on a new project to build a home theater pc. I'm a bit worried that my requirements for the HTPC are too stringent, and wanted to ask others how they solved the problems. I currently have four televisions in the house: main, master, two upstairs bedrooms. I'd prefer if I could get one server to feed media to each of those locations. (Hardware)

FS:2 - iPhone 5s 32gb ATT Unlocked (Space Gray and Sliver)view story

http://hardforum.com – Bought last year and both have Apple Care Sliver - Apple Care expires on Oct 17th 2015 Space Gray - Apple Care expires on Sept 19th 2015 Both phones were bought for ATT but have been issued unlocks also both phones have find my iPhone disabled as well. Both phones have original boxes along with unused lighting cable, wall charger, and headphones. Phones have some light wear, the Space Gray ph (Hardware)

Apple Pay’s First TV Ad Is A World Series Spot From MasterCard And MLBview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple’s new payment system is live, and Apple Pay has already garnered more attention than most mobile payment efforts to date. It also has a new ad, which aired yesterday during the opening game of the 2014 World Series, from payment partner MasterCard. (IT news)

Fitness Tracker Moov Raises $3 Million For Its Wearable A.I. Coachview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The crowdfunded fitness tracker Moov, built by former Apple engineer and HALO game designer Nikola Hu, Microsoft Research vets Meng Li (now Moov CEO) and Tony Yuan, has raised $3 million in new funding in a Series A round led by Banyan Capital. (IT news)

Amazon Rewards Visa Card Will Support Apple Pay In The Futureview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Amazon has confirmed to TechCrunch that its Rewards Visa Card will indeed support Apple Pay, and that the company is working on making this happen. The Rewards Visa Card is powered by Chase, which is already one of the payments companies working with Apple on Apple Pay at launch. (IT news)

Apple CEO Tim Cook Meets With China’s Vice Premier Following iCloud Security Attackview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai on Wednesday, and on the agenda was discussing the protection of user information. The meeting took place in Zhongnanhai in central Beijing, which is the central seat of power for the ruling Communist Party of China. (IT news)

Where do you like better to buy apple products? Online stores or physical stores?view story

http://hardforum.com – You can place your order with personal preference. Where do you like better to buy apple products? Online stores or physical stores? (Hardware)

Washington Post: Mac computers can automatically collect your location informationview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...n-information/ Quote: Apple has begun automatically collecting the locations of users and the queries they type when searching for files with the newest Mac operating system, a function that has provoked backlash for a company that portrays itself as a leader on privacy. The function is part of Spotlight search, which was upd (Hardware)