Apple Was Going To Partner With PayPal On Apple Pay Until It Found Out PayPal Was Working With Samsung

PayPal was excluded from Apple’s new payment platform, Apple Pay, because the payment platform partnered with Samsung during negotiations with Apple, Bank Innovation’s Ian Kar reports. Kar says former PayPal president David Marcus was against the Samsung partnership – for fear it would upset Apple – but was forced to go along with the agreement…


Apple acquires digital magazine startup Prss

Apple confirmed that it has acquired digital magazine platform Prss. The startup, launched a year ago at TNW Conference USA, helped publishers create iPad versions of their magazines. Originally reported by Dutch language site, iCulture, the startup’s talent and resources could be rolled into Apple’s iBook Author tool. The tool currently helps users create digital books for…


Apple is releasing iOS 8.

The new software update for iPhones, iPods, and iPads looks just like iOS 7, but there’s much more going on under the hood. There are some new applications like Health, new features like the ability to send audio messages in iMessage, and some huge foundational improvements to allow for seamless interplay among all devices. Apple…