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Apple Pay tops Tim Cook's to-do list in China

Apple CEO wrapped up a four-day trip to China on Friday

RiteAid blocks Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Payments were accepted at Apple Pay's launch on Monday, but appear to have been blocked by the retailer


Amazon builds sales, but losses pile up

The company lost $437 million this quarter, as it prepares for the holiday season

Apple Pay's next move could be phone-to-phone payments

The NFC standard supports it, but payment software hasn't enabled it yet

Oracle says state wanted to take 'unacceptable risk' with health care website transition

It's the latest twist in the ugly public battle between Oregon and the vendor over a failed Obamacare software project

At Austin airport, Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead

AT&T signed up 500,000 cars for its 4G network last quarter

Audi and GM are both offering in-car 4G connections through AT&T

Some Bank of America customers double-charged with Apple Pay

The bank said the minor glitch should be resolved by the end of Wednesday

Lufthansa leaves the computing to IBM

The German airline is selling its IT services business to IBM in an outsourcing deal that could save it €70 million annually

EMC buys controlling interest in VCE, its joint venture with Cisco

The move comes as Cisco and EMC are increasingly competitive on some fronts

Microsoft sued as lawsuits over employee no-poach deal mount

Microsoft, Ask.com and Oracle have been sued so far in the latest round

Yahoo squeezes out some growth

The company's mobile revenue was material enough to report for the first time, the company said

Ford wants to keep drivers alert on the long road to autonomous cars

Automation will gradually ease driving, but drivers will have to stay alert

SAP offering customers 'simpler' way to buy its Hana in-memory platform

It's one thing to announce and another to deliver, one Hana expert says

BBC Launches Ebola Information Service in Africa Using Whatsapp

The English and French service will have information from the BBC using audio, text messages and images

First products from Apple-IBM deal to come next month

The initial offerings will target banking, government, retail and three other sectors

Apple Pay could be a big deal for Android users

A success for Apple Pay could push others in the mobile NFC payment market to up their game

IPhones dial in larger Apple profit in fourth quarter

But iPad shipments continue to decline

Telephony vendor Mitel goes public with $540M bid for ShoreTel

The Canadian vendor said enterprise telephony is consolidating and it wants to be a consolidator

IBM's Rometty defends bumpy financial ride as company shifts strategy

In a call with investors, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty vigorously defended IBM's pursuit of emerging high-growth markets

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