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The Galveston County Daily News : Technology

October 21, 2014


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Verizon reports higher 3Q net income, revenue

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported higher net income and revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless subscriber growth and demand for its high-speed FiOS Internet services.

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Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 2:00 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

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Staples investigating possible data breach
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 1:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

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Review: Apple Pay in action
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 1:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't be coming for a while, if ever, but Apple's new payments system brings us much closer.

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Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 12:03 pm

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement.

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Lawsuit claims website aids child sex trafficking
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 11:00 am

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in a case filed by three sex trafficking victims who say the website Backpage.com helps promote the exploitation of children.

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Samsung phones cleared for US government use
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 6:00 am

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in the security-conscious business market.

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Samsung seeks boost from redesigned Note
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 5:00 am

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business.

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A list of merchants taking Apple Pay
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 4:01 am

More than 200,000 payment locations in the U.S. are equipped to accept so-called contactless payments, including Apple Pay. Smaller merchants tend to be among the several millions that don't have the required equipment yet.

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