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New Google Pay features make the experience more seamless

New Google Pay features make the experience more seamless

You'd think that a mobile payment system would be as simple as managing your credit cards or payment options and letting you easily buy stuff over the Internet or on your phone. While that is indeed the core purpose of platforms like Google Pay, it has long outgrown that basic function. Google is now giving developers and users a quick preview of upcoming Google Pay features that will not only make it easier to buy things but even get on your plane.

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Research shows another reason to stop buying diamonds

Research shows another reason to stop buying diamonds

Researchers have found proof that diamonds were formed (and are probably still forming) below the surface of the ocean's floor. In a laboratory environment, these researchers conducted a series of high-pressure experiments with marine sediment samples and a peridotite rock. Once they got pressure and temperatures high enough, salts began to form - and with them, evidence of diamond inclusions and deep-sea ancient world diamond formation.

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NVIDIA stock spikes as Bitcoin bulls return

NVIDIA stock spikes as Bitcoin bulls return

If you take a peek at the price of Bitcoin vs USD, then look at where NVIDIA is in the NASDAQ, you might draw some conclusions. While it's not been NVIDIA GPUs, but AMD GPUs that've appeared to have been used the most for cryptocurrency mining in the recent past, their fortunes seem linked. As we re-enter a bull season in cryptocurrency in general, NVIDIA's just announced they've beat earnings expectations for this most recent quarter.

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Apple Pay won’t need apps to work with some NFC stickers

Apple Pay won’t need apps to work with some NFC stickers

Contactless technology like NFC conjure up images of simply and lightly tapping on surfaces to initiate an action, be it authentication or even payment. What those scenarios don't often include is the initial setup that has to be done beforehand, like downloading an app and signing into a service. Apple, however, seems to be leading the way towards that the true realization of that fantasy with NFC tags that trigger Apple Pay, all without setting up anything other than Apple Pay first.

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Apple Card shows up in the flesh with its minimalist design

Apple Card shows up in the flesh with its minimalist design

Although Apple has long been expected to make its own physical card, the timing of its arrival was still a bit of a surprise. Announced last March, the company showed off a titanium credit card that unmistakably bore Apple's aesthetics. Now we're getting a view of what the real card looks in person, or at least based on someone's brave photos of the card.

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Facebook FTC loss $3-5 billion… but Zuck said this is fine

Facebook FTC loss $3-5 billion… but Zuck said this is fine

Facebook's earnings call this afternoon warned investors that they'd be incurring a between three and five billion USD loss due to their FTC inquiry case. As Facebook suggested, "this matter remains unresolved," and they've made no assurances "as to the timing or the terms of any final outcome." But don't worry, everything is ok, we'll all be ok, really!

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Report: How dressing warm can save you money

Report: How dressing warm can save you money

Research shows that an uncomfortable temperature makes a person make affective decisions. If you're cold, you tend to make decisions based on feeling and emotion rather than in a more objective manner. As such, it makes a whole lot of sense that the more expensive the store you visit, the more likely it is that the temperature is purposefully edging over what you might consider "uncomfortably cold."

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Is this Galaxy S10 price drop normal?

Is this Galaxy S10 price drop normal?

There's a certain price drop in effect right now for the Galaxy S10 - and some of our readers have suggested it's pretty significant. But let's take a look at price drops around the world real quick and see. Is this really a significant movement in cost, or is this just the way things go with Samsung's phones every year, and it's only now that we've suddenly started paying attention?

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Apple Card: The fine print Tim Cook didn’t mention

Apple Card: The fine print Tim Cook didn’t mention

Apple Card is a credit card that exists as a physical card with details on an iPhone. Today Apple showed the Apple Card for the first time ever - and made a pretty convincing case for how the card could be better than any other credit card. The Apple Card launches later this year, and we'll know more about how you'll attain said card then. For now, we're digging in to the details posted by Apple - especially where said details did not appear onstage today at Apple's event.

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The physical Apple Card is a thing of beauty

The physical Apple Card is a thing of beauty

Even though you'll mostly be using Apple's new credit card digitally through Apple Pay and Apple Wallet, there will still be times when you'll need to use a physical card. Though it probably pains Apple to say it, worldwide support for Apple Pay isn't quite to 100% yet. In addition to adding your Apple Card to your Wallet as soon as you're approved for one, Apple will also send you a physical card to use in those instances where Apple Pay isn't supported, and it looks quite a bit different from most other credit cards out there.

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How Apple Card will replace your credit card

How Apple Card will replace your credit card

Back before today's Apple reveal event, an interesting rumor made the rounds, claiming that Apple was going to launch a credit card of its own. As it turns out, that rumor was correct, as Tim Cook just announced a new service called Apple Card. There's a lot to this announcement, so let's dive into all that Apple reveal today.

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New 50p coin in UK is a Stephen Hawking black hole

New 50p coin in UK is a Stephen Hawking black hole

This black hole Stephen Hawking coin is bonkers. The United Kingdom's Royal Mint just started a collection of real-deal coins that'll be able to be used in the wild - but you'll far more likely be keeping in your private collection. The collection is centered on British Science, and if Stephen Hawking's black hole coin is any indication, it's about to get wacky in here.

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