Tag: payments

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »