Mobile Minutes: Apple watch charging box; Snapchat’s collaboration; Apple Pay and fraud; Stadium parking mobile payments
Gold Apple watch will include premium leather charging box
Now it looks as if Apple will be packaging the higher-end versions of its new smartwatch in a premium leather box that also acts as a charging station—not a sleek, disposable cardboard container. This will be a whole new retail and usage experience for buyers.
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Snapchat management holds talks with Saudi’s Prince Alwaleed
Senior management of Snapchat held talks with Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on potential cooperation, the prince’s investment company said in a statement on Sunday.
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Thieves use stolen credit cards on Apple Pay – report
Thieves are using stolen credit card data to make bogus purchases on Apple Pay, Apple’s mobile payment system. The stolen card data is believed to have come from recent hacks on major retailers including Home Depot and Target, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
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New mobile software allows fans to digitally pay for stadium parking
Last week American Airlines Center, home to the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars, announced its partnership with ParkHub.com to roll out a mobile program allowing fans to validate all pre-purchased parking with their credit cards.
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