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No surprises here. This was always on the cards. My concern is that this is likely to be a closed payment system and not open to other platforms. A great solution to a real problem but a poor solution for the consumer. http://www.theverge.com/2014/1/24/5343242/apple-could-take-on-paypal-square-and-isis-with-its-own-mobile – Read on Path.

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Samsung says smartphone sales aren’t to blame for reduced Q4 profits (I agree – cheap design, poor UI and bizarre product launches are to blame) http://www.theverge.com/2014/1/23/5339620/samsung-blames-employee-bonus-and-exchange-rate-for-lower-q4-profits – Read on Path.

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Apple gets Samsung patent thrown out in latest lawsuit, wins keyboard infringement claim: http://www.theverge.com/2014/1/22/5334048/apple-gets-samsung-patent-thrown-out-in-latest-lawsuit-wins-infringement-judgment There’s an entire patent industry out there these days. And ultimately bad for innovation. In my view Samsung has ripped off Apple in hardware design, but in this instance I don’t agree with the ruling. It’s now become a proxy war […]