Tag Archive: Pays


Taylor Swift treadmill tragedy pays off for Drake

Drake’s apparently making bank off of a recent Apple Music ad featuring Taylor Swift faceplanting onto a treadmill. The video launched less than a week ago on April 1, and since it went live, iTunes sales of Drake’s song “Jumpman,” which features prominently in the spot, have more than quadrupled, Billboard reports. And the playlist […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple says it ‘pays every cent’ it owes in E.U. tax

Apple has spoken up about the European Union investigation into its Irish tax affairs, telling a panel of E.U. investigators that it pays “every cent of tax” it owes in the country, and that it gets no advantage whatsoever compared with other companies. “We don’t feel that there has been state aid involved and I suppose […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple pays $1,800 damages after retail store wiped pensioner’s iPhone

A 68-year-old O.A.P. has been awarded £1,200 ($ 1,800) in compensation after Apple Store employees accidentally deleted the photos and contacts on his iPhone. Newly-married Deric White took his iPhone 5 to the Genius Bar at Apple’s flagship London retail store after it suffered a technical fault — only for staff to delete his data, which contained photos […]

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Talk show host explains why it pays to be pals with Jony Ive

Popular U.K. talk show host Jonathan Ross (possibly best known to U.S. readers as the husband of Kick-Ass screenwriter Jane Goldman) recently gave an interview about technology as part of the IAB Digital Upfronts 2015 conference. In addition to touching on Apple Watch and a variety of other tech topics, the most interesting anecdote came […]

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Microsoft trade-in program pays you $300 to ditch Mac

Looking to get a new computer this Fall? Microsoft thinks it has an unbeatable offer with its new Windows Tradeup program offers customers $ 200 to trade in an old PC and buy a new one at a Microsoft Store. The deal is even sweeter if you got a Mac though, because Microsoft says it’s willing to […]

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Porn pays for your free cardboard VR headset

If you can’t bring yourself to pay for a virtual reality headset made of cardboard, then now’s your chance to bag one for free, courtesy of a popular porn portal. BaDoink advertises the many safe-for-work things you can do with the device, knowing full… Read more ›

Study: If time is money, Apple Watch pays for itself

The Apple Watch has a “behavioral value” of $ 351 a year, according to a note from firm Global Equities Research. That’s basically the price of a 38mm Sport, so tell that to the people who ask you what your new… Read more ›

Apple Pay’s biggest hurdle to overcome is at checkout

Apple Pay is off to an excellent start, according to Tim Cook and the rest of the company’s top brass. But a recent study found that the majority of users are having issues using the mobile payments service at checkout.… Read more ›

Samsung tries to buy its way onto Apple Pay’s turf with LoopPay

Samsung has bought its own Apple Pay competitor with LoopPay, a U.S. startup that makes cases and accessories for wirelessly transmitting card data with a magnetic signal. First rumored back in December, Samsung will allegedly integrate LoopPay’s technology into its… Read more ›

Visa, MasterCard follow Apple Pay’s lead with beefed-up security

Apple wasn’t kidding when it said Apple Pay would transform mobile payments. Built around easy of use and security, Apple Pay is the industry’s first solution that benefits users and banks. The security aspect of Apple Pay has been especially crucial to… Read more ›