Groupon Updates Popular iPhone App to Include Apple Pay; New payments service provides iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users with an easy and secure way to buy Groupon deals
October 20, 2014
Groupon ( www.groupon.com ) today unveiled its updated iPhone app that includes the new Apple Pay payments service. Starting today, all iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users in the United States can take advantage of Apple Pay to seamlessly check out within the Groupon app with a single touch and pay for their purchase using Touch ID.

Bank of America Makes Apple Pay Available to Customers and Merchants; New Service From Apple Provides Simple, Secure Payment Method
October 20, 2014
Bank of America today began offering its customers and merchants access to Apple Pay , a new mobile payments service that provides an easy and secure way to pay. Enhanced security is at the core of Apple Pay. When customers add a credit or debit card to Apple Pay, the actual card number is not stored on Apple servers, and only the last four digits of the actual card number is stored on the device. Instead, a unique virtual card number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on the device so the full card number will not be accessible if the mobile device is either lost or stolen. "We are committed to giving our customers what they want - simple ways to pay for everyday things - so they can get on to the more important aspects of their lives," said Thong Nguyen, president of Retail Banking at Bank of America. "Apple Pay is another great example of how we are improving the financial lives of our customers."

Media Alert; NXT-ID Chief Technology Officer Comments on Technology Differentiation of Wocket vs. Apple Pay
October 20, 2014
NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD and NXTDW) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market issues a recent blog entry from Mr. David Tunnell, Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Tunnell breaks down Apple Pay in the first of many blog posts examining alternative payment methods in a compare and contrast with their upcoming smart wallet, Wocket. Excerpt:

Axiomtek Introduced Hardened Fanless Embedded Box System with Intel AtomTM Processor and Full Feature I/O - eBOX639-830-FL
October 20, 2014
City of Industry, CA, October 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, has announced the launch of the eBOX639-830-FL, a fanless, noiseless, low power, CE (class A) certified embedded box computer utilizing high performance Intel AtomTM dual-core processor D2550 with Intel NM10 chipset. The eBOX639-830-FL is especially designed to offer great expandability with two PCI slots that can support a variety of applications including motion and vision control, and one internal PCI Express Mini Card slot for WIFI or 3G/4G connectivity. The embedded computer is designed with an IP30-rated rugged aluminum steel enclosure for best system protection. To withstand extreme working temperatures and harsh environment, the system offers unique thermal solution that allows for wide operating temperature range of -10C to +50C (14F to +122F). The eBOX639-830-FL is ideally suited for passenger information system, in-vehicle PCs, entry-level gaming, video surveillance, and other automation and embedded applications.

HealthFusion's MediTouch® EHR Ranked as Top 3 for Clinical Quality and Support in Medical Economics' National Provider Survey; Leading EHR Software Voted Top Choice Among Physicians
October 20, 2014
HealthFusion, maker of MediTouch EHR, the leading cloud computing software for physicians, hospitals, and medical billing services, was ranked as a Top 3 Electronic Health Record (EHR) for Clinical Quality and Support in the Medical Economics' National Provider Survey. Of those Top 3 EHRs, MediTouch is unique because it is the only one to offer full functionality on the Apple iPad. The Medical Economics National Provider Survey is a critical EHR ranking study because it asked thousands of physicians to rate their systems, on a scale of 0 to 10, in the key areas that matter most to them.

-C Spire Wins Prestigious 2014 National Award for Marketing Analytics Leadership
October 20, 2014
ENP Newswire - 19 October 2014 Release date- 17102014 - Orlando, FL - C Spire won a major national award and a $ 50,000 cash prize Friday for marketing analytics leadership from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA).

MENTOR GRAPHICS CORP [ MENT ] Reports acquisitions by the director DERRICK BRIAN M (Oregon)
October 20, 2014
MENTOR GRAPHICS CORP [ MENT ], WILSONVILLE, has filed a form 4 with the Securities & Exchange Commission on 10/16/2014 noting the change in the beneficial interest held by DERRICK BRIAN M, WILSONVILLE. On October 15,2014 action involved acquisitions of 5,659 shares in stock. DERRICK BRIAN M, now owns 74,704 shares directly. For more information please visit: http://www.sec.gov

-Griffin Extends World-Class Protection to Apple's New iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3
October 20, 2014
ENP Newswire - 19 October 2014 Release date- 17102014 - Nashville, Tenn. - Griffin Technology, one of the world's foremost creators of innovations for everyday life, sets the standard in protection with the introduction of cases for Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3.

RadioShack to introduce Apple Pay mobile payments in 900 stores
October 20, 2014
RadioShack plans to launch Apple's mobile payments service across 900 US stores this week, with a roll-out planned for next year. The electronics retailer will begin by launching Apple Pay, which allows users to pay for products using near field communication (NFC) technology, in Manhattan, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco first.

Apple CEO faces high holiday sales bar fueled by new devicesc
October 18, 2014
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook is ready to tackle the holiday season with a full product array including new iPads. His challenge now is luring the hordes of buyers that analysts are projecting. Apple this week unveiled refreshed iPads and Macintosh computers at an event at its Cupertino, California-based headquarters. The iPads are thinner and include fingerprint sensors, with the Macs boasting features such as sharper displays and faster processors. The devices follow Apple's introduction last month of larger-screen iPhones, a smartwatch and a mobile-payments system. The lineup is ratcheting up Wall Street's projections that Apple is entering a high growth phase, which Cook will now have to meet. The CEO is also facing calls by activist investor Carl Icahn to increase Apple's value. Investors will get a taste of how Cook's latest gambits are performing next week, when Apple reports fiscal fourth-quarter results on Oct. 20.


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