What is Apple Pay and How Can You Use It

Apple Pay

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has launched it's Apple Pay mobile payment system for over 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users in the U.S. The new mobile payment system will come as an upgrade on the new iPhones and iPads (Mini 3 as well as Air 2); however the tablets will only be … [Read more...]

U.S. Companies Optimistic About the Economy

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When was the last time you received a raise, or at least a cost of living adjustment? If it’s been some time since you've noticed an increase in your wages then you may have to wait a little bit longer. A new study by the National Association of Business Entrepreneurs (NABE) found … [Read more...]

McDonald’s & Coca-Cola Sales Tumble in Third Quarter

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A plethora of third-quarter earnings are being released this week. As some companies have helped the Dow Jones erase last week’s losses with their Q3 earnings, some big corporations are tumbling in sales. McDonald’s The global fast-food juggernaut McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) reported … [Read more...]

CDC Updates Protocol for Ebola Military Involved

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Anxiety Brings the Need for More Protection According to a report from Reuters, “The United States will issue strict new guidelines telling American health workers to cover their skin and hair when dealing with Ebola patients, a top health official said on Sunday, while some of the … [Read more...]

Analysts Expect Apple Inc.’s Fourth Quarter to be Impressive

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On 20th October, 2014, after the business sector closes, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) plans to reveal its fourth quarter’s earnings and its yearly income for the current fiscal year to the general public. It is quite an anticipated day for Apple, its investors and newshounds. As always, … [Read more...]

Google Inc. ‘Ventures’ European Quest to Increase Revenue

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Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has missed its Q3 targets, which the analysts on Wall Street presented to them; however the good thing that has surfaced is Google Ventures, which is responsible for buying and selling companies under the company’s vast portfolio to suit its strategic goals. … [Read more...]

Fed President Not Ruling Out Another Round of Quantitative Easing

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Last week, the markets essentially tanked. The S&P 500 retracted its year-to-date gains, the Treasury bonds had a flash crash, the Dow Jones collapsed a few hundred points, though it regained those losses Friday, and emerging markets hurt United States investors. It was bad news … [Read more...]

Snapchat is Officially Monetizing Their Platform

Snapchat

Snapchat has officially monetized its photo messaging application over the weekend by releasing its very first sponsored advertisement for the upcoming Universal Pictures film “Ouija.” The ad was a 20-second trailer for the new movie and was only viewable for United States Snapchat … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge with Curved Display is a Go

Galaxy Note Edge

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has just made its entrance into the “phablet” market, sporting a benchmark 5.7” Quad HD screen. With this phone Samsung is moving on to phones with curved displays. The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, a limited edition curved display phone by Samsung, is all set for … [Read more...]

Google Inc. Weekly Roundup: Nexus 6, Lollipop & Earnings

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Google’s week at the stock market was largely defined by its launch of multitude of products which came as a big surprise. As an answer to the Apple’s iPad launch,Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) unleashed its Nexus army on its users. Nexus army contains an HTC Nexus 9 phablet, a Motorola … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. Weekly Roundup: iPad Air, Apple Pay & A8X

Apple Pay

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was in the limelight throughout the week because of the building anticipation for the iPad and iMac, which were launched last Thursday. The event was considered major for Apple because it was supposed to be the revival of one of the most important categories … [Read more...]

New Starbucks App Lets You Pre-pay to Save Time

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For some morning zombies, they can't wait to get their hands on a cup of coffee. Well, now they won’t have to wait a long time if they’re a Starbucks customer because the coffee giant is launching a program to allow customers to place their orders ahead of time on their … [Read more...]

Google Inc. (GOOGL) Q3 Earnings Swing and a Miss

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Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) was extremely hopeful that it would become the second biggest company after Apple; however when the earnings were revealed for the third quarter of this year ExxonMobil still remains at the second spot. As soon as they missed the analysts’ prediction for … [Read more...]

Another Round of Quantitative Easing May be Realized

Quantitative Easing

Fed Chair Janet Yellen shied away from typical central banking topics, like inflation and interest rates, to talk about income inequality and economic opportunity at a conference Thursday sponsored by the Boston Fed. Yellen purported that the rising trend of inequality is drifting … [Read more...]

Study Shows How Adults & Kids View Siri Search

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Do you feel cool when you use Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ:GOOG) voice search or do you consider yourself to be a nerd? A new study commissioned by the search engine juggernaut looked into how often adults and kids use Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Google. It discovered that users tend to … [Read more...]

New Apple Inc. iPad Gets Touch ID, A8X Processor & More

iPad Air

Less than half a decade ago, when iPad was released in 2010, it was expected to be the next big thing and it delivered – at least for some time. The sales were almost supernatural; it became not just a power tablet for tech heads, but it was a hit with housewives, kids and teenagers. … [Read more...]

Google Inc. Introduces its Nexus Army to the World

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Google has done its best to take away the limelight from Apple’s iPad launch that is scheduled for today. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has surprised everyone by coming out with a multitude of devices. The devices are driven by the new operating system, Android Lollipop. The first … [Read more...]

American Pastors Ordered to Turn Over Sermons for Review

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“Turn Over Sermons, or Face Contempt of Court” According to a report from FOX News, the city of Houston, Texas has demanded that pastors turn their sermons over to be reviewed. In yet another attack on religious liberty in America, “The city of Houston has issued subpoenas … [Read more...]

Amazon Expects This Holiday Season to be a Winner

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We have yet to place this year’s Halloween in the history books, but there has been a plethora of news regarding the Christmas season and what businesses are looking to do to boost sales after a pretty mundane summer. Here are things to know so far regarding the 2014 holiday … [Read more...]

Will Google Inc.’s Earnings Stop the Freefall?

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Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will soon report its third quarter earnings on the 16th of October and all eyes are on the anticipated report, which will decide which company is the second largest in America, ExxonMobil or Google. With the oil industry under a dark cloud, it’s up to Google … [Read more...]