Apple made a big deal about its launch of Apple Pay. Expectations were through the roof as the iPhone maker was poised to revolutionize digital currency through customers’ phones. But that never happened. In fact, people hated Apple Pay. Apparently, Apple isn’t giving up, though. After seeing the wild popularity of PayPal subsidiary Braintree’s Venmo, a peer to peer payment system, Apple is giving it another go. What’s going to be different about this version of Apple Pay? Should Apple just give up already?
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UNITED SETTLES WITH PASSENGER DRAGGED OFF PLANE FOR UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT
The doctor who was seen being dragged off a United Airlines jet this month in videos that sparked widespread outrage has reached a settlement with the airline for an undisclosed amount, his lawyers said on Thursday. The April 9 episode had stoked the fears and frustrations of airplane passengers everywhere and became a public relations nightmare for United. On Thursday, both sides welcomed what they hoped would be the end of the ordeal.
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PENTAGON OPENS PROBE OF TRUMP’S FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER MICHAEL FLYNN OVER FOREIGN PAYMENTS
Michael Flynn, who was fired as President Trump’s national security adviser, is now under investigation by the Pentagon Inspector General and had failed to inform Defense Department officials about seeking payments from foreign governments, according to the Defense Department and documents released Thursday. The inspector general is looking into whether Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general, accepted payments from a foreign government without seeking prior approval as required.
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– Thursday, April 27th
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