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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

iPhone's NFC Tech Will Only Work With Apple Pay

Near-field communication, or NFC, allows data to be transmitted over a short distance. In the case of Apple Pay, a person would tap or place the phone near an NFC-equipped terminal and use the iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor to complete a transaction.

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1 hr ago | Cult of Mac Blog

China might not get iPhone 6 until 2015

Apple's expansion into China is one of the biggest stories of 2014, which is why it's a surprise to hear that the company's long-awaited iPhone 6 may not be available there at all this year. According to a Bloomberg report - citing Chinese business paper 21st Century Herald - the delay is the result of Apple failing to come to an agreement with China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

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5 hrs ago | Cult of Mac Blog

Your iPhone is an awesome chemistry kit

What's your iPhone made of? Just looking at it, you might dismiss it as just a slab of metal and glass, with a dose of magic inside. But our iPhones are actually portable chemistry labs, and there are an incredible number of complex chemical functions happening underneath the glass and metal shell that keep your iPhone ringing.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Chemistry, Science, Blog News

8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Chinese Worker Detained for Giving Customers a Sneak Peek at iPhone 6

Apple's new iPhone 6 might not be available in mainland China any time soon. But, according to local authorities, plenty of people there have already wrapped their hands around its contours.

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10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Here's How To Get Top Dollar On Your Trade-in When Buying A New iPhone 6

I'm a multiple-time entrepreneur, living and working in the heart of Silicon Valley for the past quarter century. Currently, I spend most of my time working on a new startup in the online education arena.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Times of Oman

Price shocker for iPhone 6 fans in Oman

Muscat: Apple fans in Oman who are planning to lay their hands on the new iPhone series have to shell out between OMR500 and OMR900, said traders having the price list. "The price list we have got from dealers in Dubai shows that the iPhone 6 16GB version will cost OMR540 and iPhone 6 Plus 16GB version will cost OMR680," said a sales representative at Smart Zone.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Community leaders use Twitter to address truancy in schools

With the school year in full swing, school officials along with city leaders want to make sure the issue of truancy remains top of mind for parents and students. One organization is using social media to create an open conversation.

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Adweek

Fox's Maria Bartiromo Follows Everyone From Matt Damon to Matt Drudge on Twitter

Who Maria Bartiromo Claim to fame: Global markets editor, Fox Business Network; host of Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business and Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo on Fox News Base New York What's the first information you consume in the morning? It varies. Usually I'll check the performance of the international markets.

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Reuters

Alibaba boosts IPO; investors sell tech

Summary: Tech shares whacked as investors make room for Alibaba, which boosted its IPO after the market close; Apple says iPhone 6 pre-orders smash record; GM payout for deaths rise to 19; wild speculation about possible beer mergers. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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Forbes.com

Siri Lets Anyone Bypass Your iPhone's Lockscreen -- Feature or Bug?

I'm a privacy pragmatist, writing about the intersection of law, technology, social media and our personal information. If you have story ideas or tips, e-mail me at khill@forbes.com .

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Joystiq

Hearthstone is a 20 million-player game of cards

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has dealt in 20 million players around the world, the game's official Twitter account announced today. The tweet reads, "Thank you all for joining us in #Hearthstone! We're going to need a bigger tavern!" Hearthstone is Blizzard's free, strategy card game based on Warcraft lore for PC, Mac, iPad and Windows 8 Touch devices.

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IGN

Daily Deals: Pre-Owned iPads, Sopranos Blu-Rays, Computer Monitors, Gran Turismo 6

Pre-owned iPad Airs and iPad Minis with Retina are at their cheapest over at GameStop. The 32GB WiFi ones have all been scooped up but there are still some models worth owning, especially at this price.

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Cult of Mac Blog

This is what 93 tons of iPhone 6s on a Boeing 777 looks like

Pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered Apple's previous records and the 4 million customers ready to caress every square inch of the big and bigger screens will be happy to know that the first planes from China have already touched down in the U.S. with iPhone 6 cargo. A China Southern Airlines Boeing 777 was spotted by China Daily as 93 tons of Apple iPhone 6s were being loaded onto the plane in Central China's Henan province before it headed for Chicago, Illinois, and other American pilots have even posted pictures of their iPhone 6 payloads from inside the fuselage.

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Related Topix: iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Apple Store, iPhone and iPad App, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777

CMSWire

Why Marketers Should Care About Apple's iPhone 6

Digital marketers can capitalize on a new market, take advantage of higher-resolution screens with video marketing and expand marketing opportunities to beyond tablet users - even, perhaps, the youngest of those users . "Previously, many mobile branding campaigns have focused on tablets," said Tom Bash, manager of product strategy and operations at Exponential .

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TheStreet.com

Apple iPhone 6 Orders Hit Record: What Wall Street's Saying

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Wall Street Journal

Apple Reports Record iPhone Orders

The demand for the new smartphones exceeded the initial supply, the company added, and "a significant amount" of the phones would be delivered to customers Friday and throughout the rest of September. RadioShack, Apple and Alibaba are among stocks to watch, plus how RadioShack might be at its last thread.

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Boy Genius

VIDEO: Samsung mocks Apple (with BGR's help?!) in new iPhone 6 attack ad

Following its " It doesn't take a genius" ads - in which the company made fun of Apple's new announcements by using Apple-like geniuses - Samsung is out with a different TV commercial that's taking shots at Apple. In a short one-minute ad that's now available on Samsung Mobile USA's YouTube channel and running nationally in the United States, Samsung cites various online publications and Twitter messages to both remind potential buyers about the harsh criticisms the original Galaxy Note got four years ago, and to point out that the iPhone 6 Plus is basically a Galaxy Note rival coming a few years too late to the party.

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Cult of Mac Blog

Get 4K video recording on your iPhone 5s with this $1,000 app

Not even Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support super-sharp 4K video recording out of the box, but they do have the necessary hardware to support it. Vizzywig 4K, a new iOS app that was just approved by Apple, brings this functionality to the iPhone 5s - but it costs a whopping $999.99.

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411mania.com

U2 Shares Making-Of Video For New Album on Twitter

U2 Shares Making-Of Video For New Album on Twitter Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 09.14.2014 A look at the creation of Songs of Innocence ... U2 has posted a new making-of album to their Twitter account for their just-released album. The video for Songs of Innocence was posted to the band's official Twitter account late last week and runs a minute and forty-five seconds, featuring the band discussing their philosophy behind the making of the album.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Automotive News

Ford bites back at Apple hype: Your tech's old news

It seems Ford Motor Co. was a bit jealous of all the attention given to last week's breathlessly hyped unveiling of the Apple Watch and iPhone 6. During Apple's two-hour webcast, Ford used its main Twitter account and the hashtag "#wegotthat2" to joke that its products already offered many of the new devices' most alluring features: * In response to the iPhone's new curved glass front, Ford posted a photo of a car's windshield and proclaimed, "We've got glass, too.

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