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Banks more conservative on mobile-wallet talks, says Samsung
March 02, 2015
South Korean electronics giant Samsung says that banks are the most conservative element in negotiations to take its newly-launched Samsung Pay mobile-wallet system to Latin America, company executives said.

Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC Final Results -3-
March 02, 2015


Samsung Looks to Outsmart Apple, Google on Mobile Payments
March 02, 2015
With its new Galaxy S6 smartphone, Samsung Electronics Co. isn't just going toe-to-toe with Apple Inc. on hardware. It is also looking to jump ahead of its Cupertino, Calif.-based rival in one of the most competitive battlegrounds in mobile software and services: payments.

Samsung unveils Galaxy S6, curved-edge variant
March 02, 2015
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim its throne as undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc.

Washington: Apple Accused of Poaching Chinese Know-How Paid for by US Taxpayers
March 02, 2015
National Legal and Policy Center has issued the following news release: Since 2011 NLPC has tracked the stimulus-funded fiascoes that were/are battery-maker A123 Systems and luxury electric automaker Fisker Automotive, who at one point were business partners (or stuck with each other, depending on your perspective). Both eventually went bankrupt, and cost taxpayers millions of dollars from Department of Energy awards that were never paid back. Chinese company Wanxiang Group ended up with both failed enterprises, buying their assets for cheap. While the Obama administration declared the two bankruptcies (among others, such as Solyndra) part of their “successful” green energy investment strategy, two Republican Senators – Charles Grassley of Iowa and John Thune of South Dakota – have applied pressure to DOE over the fate of American jobs and intellectual property created by A123 and Fisker, but paid for with U.S. tax dollars.

Capital and expertise hint at Apple's interest in automotives
March 02, 2015
By Edwin Morel Rumors and reports unconfirmed by Apple are emerging that the tech giant may be developing an electric car. While Apple has yet to report anything, many sources have indicated that Apple is looking to enter a new market. A handful of Apple employees, led by experienced managers from its iPhone unit, are researching automotive products in a confidential Silicon Valley location, reported Financial Times. The new vehicle has been rumored to resemble a minivan.

It`s a complete game changer.
February 28, 2015
DR. HOLLY PHILLIPS: That`s right, Anthony. It`s a complete game changer. Every three minutes in the U.S. someone visits in emergency room with a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction to food. Now one doctor is trying to change that with a revolutionary approach. (Begin VT) DR. KARI NADEAU: I`m so excited. We`re ready? WOMAN: We`re excited.

Mystery Apple event planned for March 9 likely on Watch
February 27, 2015
MEW YORK: Apple has sent invitations for a mystery event due to take place March 9 amid speculation about an imminent launch of its much anticipated Apple Watch.

SEN. JOHN MCCAIN HOLDS A HEARING ON WORLDWIDE THREATS
February 26, 2015
(CORRECTED COPY) SENATE COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES HOLDS A HEARING ON WORLDWIDE THREATS FEBRUARY 26, 2015 SPEAKERS: SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, R-ARIZ. CHAIRMAN SEN. JAMES M. INHOFE, R-OKLA. SEN. JEFF SESSIONS, R-ALA. SEN. ROGER WICKER, R-MISS. SEN. KELLY AYOTTE, R-N.H. SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM, R-S.C. SEN. DEB FISCHER, R-NEB. SEN. TED CRUZ, R-TEXAS SEN. MIKE LEE, R-UTAH SEN. TOM COTTON, R-ARK. SEN. MICHAEL ROUNDS, R-S.D. SEN. JONI ERNST, R-IOWA SEN. THOM TILLIS, R-N.C. SEN. DAN SULLIVAN, R-ALASKA SEN. JACK REED, D-R.I. RANKING MEMBER SEN. BILL NELSON, D-FLA. SEN. CLAIRE MCCASKILL, D-MO. SEN. JOE MANCHIN III, D-W.VA. SEN. JEANNE SHAHEEN, D-N.H. SEN. KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND, D-N.Y. SEN. RICHARD BLUMENTHAL, D-CONN. SEN. JOE DONNELLY, D-IND. SEN. MAZIE K. HIRONO, D-HAWAII SEN. TIM KAINE, D-VA. SEN. MARTIN HEINRICH, D-N.M.

Case Study: Product Switch Eliminates Tape Lifting Concerns
January 01, 2015
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