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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Checked 6:40 AM; Last Updated 9:25 PM CST; 03:25 GMT
 

 

General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Pay: a new frontier for scammers/Apple's mobile payment system has provided a method for US criminals to make fraudulent transactions – and banks are rushing to stem the tide" ["The crooks have not broken the secure encryption around Apple Pay's fingerprint-activated wireless payment mechanism. Instead, they are setting up new iPhones with stolen personal information, and then calling banks to 'provision' the victim's card on the phone to use it to buy goods."] The Guardian 12:31 PM
  • "Apple Pay security scam nets fraudsters millions of dollars" BetaNews 6:32 PM
  • "Tim Cook talks Snowden, Apple Car and Steve Jobs as the best teacher he's ever had" 9to5Mac 8:16 AM
  • "iPhone 6 presence loomed large in Galaxy S6 unveiling" ZDNet 8:38 AM
  • "Nissan CEO on possible Apple car: 'It's obviously good news'" CNET 8:04 AM
  • "Nissan, Volkswagen & Daimler execs respond to Apple Car reports" 9to5Mac 2:30 PM
  • "Meet the one auto CEO who's excited by the rumored Apple Car" BGR 3:10 PM
  • "Apple Watch Featured in Hong Kong Fashion Magazine 'East Touch'" MacRumors 8:09 AM
  • "Apple Watch tour of world's fashion magazines reaches Hong Kong" 9to5Mac 8:17 AM
  • "Here's a look at the huge Apple Watch spread in The Sunday Times" Business Insider 8:26 AM
  • "Apple Watch could replace your car keys" BetaNews 8:13 AM
  • "Apple Builds Mystery Room for Apple Watch Media Event" The Mac Observer 8:45 AM
  • "Apple's next Chinese Apple Store to open in Chongqing on March 7" AppleInsider 8:17 AM
  • "Apple hanging billboards on skyscrapers and buildings around the world to showcase iPhone 6 photography" 9to5Mac 6:33 PM
  • "Apple Launches Worldwide 'Shot on iPhone 6' Ad Campaign Spanning Magazines, Billboards and More" MacRumors 8:21 PM
  • "Samsung devices overtake Apple in mobile ad impressions" BetaNews 9:02 AM
  • "Apple shows off its photo prowess with Shot on iPhone 6 campaign" Memeburn 8:27 AM
  • "Apple Ad Shows Off Stunning Shots By iPhone Snappers" Digital Trends 8:26 AM
  • "Apple showcases user photos in iPhone ad campaign" CNET 11:45 AM
  • "This is how much Cupertino relies on Apple" Cult of Mac 8:22 AM
  • "Indian smartphone maker is serious about banning iPhone brand name" Cult of Mac 7:59 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "NXP Semiconductor Bets $12 Billion on Smarter Cars: NXP Semiconductor's deal for Freescale would vault the combination to top supplier for autos" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:23 PM
  • "PayPal buys Paydiant, aims to challenge Apple, Google & Samsung" SlashGear 2:27 PM
  • "PCs are dead. So says Wall Street. Again." CNNMoney 11:46 AM
  • "Sense ID is Qualcomm's ultrasonic answer to Apple's Touch ID" Macworld 11:46 AM
  • "Pizza Hut is experimenting with connected cars so you can order food while you drive, without your phone" Business Insider 11:45 AM
  • "Fingerprint sensor revealed by Qualcomm at MWC" BBC 8:37 AM
  • "Google Plans to Be a Wireless Carrier, but at Small Scale" Re/code 9:41 AM
  • "Confirmed: Google plans its own U.S. mobile service"  PCWorld 8:26 AM
  • "So long Google+. Hello Streams, Photos and Hangouts" Gigaom 8:09 AM
  • "Too much Facebook leads to envy and depression" CNNMoney 8:04 AM
  • "New Ikea furniture will charge your phone wirelessly" CNNMoney 8:04 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Weekly Podcast Episode 124: Apple Preps To Spring Forward As We Overkill Magic Rockets" Apple'n'Apps 6:32 PM
  • "The Critical Path #142: The Great Insufficiency" asymco 3:43 PM
  • "Michael E. Cohen Takes Control of PDFpen 7" MacVoices 2:26 PM
  • "TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-02: Samsung's New iPhone Copy, More Apple Car Evidence" The Mac Observer 12:30 PM
  • "The iPhone is now my main camera. Where are all my pictures?" The MT Show 7:57 AM