A win for Apple in Beijing as court overturns iPhone patent ruling
 Apple has bigger fish frying in the world of intellectual property. But it must be a relief that an IP court in Beijing has handed the smartphone pioneers a win. On Friday, the courts overturned a May 2016 ruling that said Apple had violated design patents of a small, and now defunct, Chinese company called Shenzhen Baili. The disputes were over the exterior design of the iPhone 6 and 6… Read More ...
CREDO and Cloudflare argue against national security letter gag orders
 Earlier this week, the FBI finally allowed Cloudflare and CREDO Mobile to identify themselves as recipients of national security letters, which allow the agency to secretly order tech companies to hand over customer data. (The FBI initially allowed Cloudflare and CREDO to disclose some but not all of their NSLs; TechCrunch reported in January the two companies had received additional NSLs… Read More ...
Samsung is aiming to widen access to contactless payments
 While Samsung’s most high profile contactless payment push is the eponymous Samsung Pay — aka its mobile payments product, which competes with the likes of Apple Pay and Android Pay — the company is today bigging up another approach it’s backing, with the not so catchy name of Contactless Companion Platform (CCP). Read More ...
Cu in bed: PangeaBed is a copper-infused mattress
PangeaBed is the company behind copper-infused mattresses that promise to bring "truly healthy, restorative sleep fitness to health enthusiasts nationwide." It says its mattresses are antimicrobial and cooler than competitors'. The post Cu in bed: PangeaBed is a copper-infused mattress appeared first on Digital Trends.
Apple patent turns iOS devices into laptops
We can discover a lot of interesting stuff by looking at patent filings, and a new patent from Apple definitely falls within that category. At first blush, the drawings in the patent seem to show a device that looks just like a regular old laptop. The major difference, though, is that the laptop can’t operate without some kind of host … Continue reading...
Samsung has finally launched Samsung Pay in India, integrated with Paytm and UPI
Samsung announced the launch of its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay in India. The mobile payment service can be used like a normal debit or credit card to make payments and purchases at all the places where you previously used the plastic money. Samsung has integrated Paytm and UPI in the Samsung Pay app to increase the reach of the app along with providing additional options to users. Samsung Pay is currently limited to Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy A5 (2...
Crunch Report | Apple’s New Video Editing App
Apple creates a new video editing app called Clips, large electronics are now banned from flights to the U.S. coming from 13 countries and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building full-size passenger pods. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Never gonna give floppies up — Floppotron takes on Rick Astley
The Floppotron has applied its retro musical skillset to a number of different songs over the past few months, but perhaps none more fitting than Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up. The post Never gonna give floppies up — Floppotron takes on Rick Astley appeared first on Digital Trends.
Everything we know about the ‘Deadpool’ sequel
The much-anticipated Deadpool sequel is introducing some new mutants in front of the camera and a new director behind it. Here's everything we know about the follow-up to the mouthy mercenary's blockbuster debut. The post Everything we know about the ‘Deadpool’ sequel appeared first on Digital Trends.
The best music streaming services
It can be hard to decide which music streaming service is for you, so we've picked out the individual strengths of the most popular services, aiming to make your decision a little easier. The post The best music streaming services appeared first on Digital Trends.
Superyacht mothership concept breeds modular daughter apartments
Pastrovich's X R-Evolution superyacht concept is designed for owner flexibility and the ability to transport multiple modular units. Deployable honeycomb-inspired components enable infinite configurations. The post Superyacht mothership concept breeds modular daughter apartments appeared first on Digital Trends.
Paytm plans to start payments bank by month-end
Paytm Payments Bank, which got the final approval from the Reserve Bank in January, hopes to start operations by the month-end, PayTm founder and chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma said here today. “If the RBI blesses us, we will be able to have our bank by this month-end. Banking must be made available to everyone, the money that the customer puts in isn’t a liability but an asset,” Sharma said at the India Today Conclave here. Stating that banking in the present form is out...
Paytm launches its digital payment operations in Canada
Alibaba-backed Paytm announced its foray into the Canadian market with the launch of its bill payments service in the North American country. “Users in Canada will now be able to pay for their cell phone, cable, internet, electricity and water bills. In addition to this, users will also be able to pay for their insurance and property taxes by using the new Paytm Canada app,” Paytm said in a statement. The app will be available for both Android and iOS users in Canada, it added. &ldqu...
Paytm launches its digital payment operations in Canada
Alibaba-backed Paytm announced its foray into the Canadian market with the launch of its bill payments service in the North American country. “Users in Canada will now be able to pay for their cell phone, cable, internet, electricity and water bills. In addition to this, users will also be able to pay for their insurance and property taxes by using the new Paytm Canada app,” Paytm said in a statement. The app will be available for both Android and iOS users in Canada, it added. &ldqu...
Paytm launches its digital payment operations in Canada
Alibaba-backed Paytm announced its foray into the Canadian market with the launch of its bill payments service in the North American country. “Users in Canada will now be able to pay for their cell phone, cable, internet, electricity and water bills. In addition to this, users will also be able to pay for their insurance and property taxes by using the new Paytm Canada app,” Paytm said in a statement. The app will be available for both Android and iOS users in Canada, it added. &ldqu...
Patagonia’s interactive film experience aims to protect Bears Ears National Monument
Since 2013, Patagonia aimed to help protect Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. Its latest initiative is a collection of interactive 360-degree films which highlight the cultural and recreational importance of the region. The post Patagonia’s interactive film experience aims to protect Bears Ears National Monument appeared first on Digital Trends....
Paytm launches its digital payment operations in Canada
Alibaba-backed Paytm announced its foray into the Canadian market with the launch of its bill payments service in the North American country. “Users in Canada will now be able to pay for their cell phone, cable, internet, electricity and water bills. In addition to this, users will also be able to pay for their insurance and property taxes by using the new Paytm Canada app,” Paytm said in a statement. The app will be available for both Android and iOS users in Canada, it added. &ldqu...
Fritz Lanman takes CEO role at ClassPass as founder Payal Kadakia steps in as Chairman
 Early investor and Executive Chairman of ClassPass Fritz Lanman will be taking over as CEO of the company, with cofounder and former CEO Payal Kadakia swapping with him for the Executive Chairman role. ClassPass, for those of you who live under a rock, is a subscription service that lets users book and access a variety of fitness classes and boutique gyms under a single ClassPass membership.… Read More ...
Paytm launches its digital payment operations in Canada
Alibaba-backed Paytm announced its foray into the Canadian market with the launch of its bill payments service in the North American country. “Users in Canada will now be able to pay for their cell phone, cable, internet, electricity and water bills. In addition to this, users will also be able to pay for their insurance and property taxes by using the new Paytm Canada app,” Paytm said in a statement. The app will be available for both Android and iOS users in Canada, it added. &ldqu...
Sony patent lets devices leech power off others wirelessly
Despite years of promises, wireless charging has yet to really took root in the consumer’s mind. It is still not an in-demand feature in smartphones the way waterproofing or, to some degree, microSD card slots, have become. In a chicken or egg situation, wireless charging pads, especially in public places, aren’t as common as well, making it inconvenient to rely … Continue reading...