Mobile Minutes: Apple’s Touch ID button; Twitter’s new filtering tool; Fox Sports’ TV app; Mobile wallets in Hong Kong
Apple’s Touch ID button could get the boot next year
Apple’s Touch ID button is again the subject of an iPhone rumor. The tech giant is expected to remove the standard Touch ID button in the iPhone it will launch next year, Bloomberg is reporting, citing sources.
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Twitter said to work on anti-harassment keyword filtering tool
Twitter Inc. is working on a keyword-based tool that will let people filter the posts they see, giving users a more effective way to block out harassing and offensive tweets, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Fox Sports’ Apple TV app to show 4 games at once
In a first for the Apple TV set-top box, Fox Sports Go debuted a new version of its app that lets sports fans watch four games at once.
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Several mobile wallets now have license to operate in Hong Kong
Ant Financial and Tencent, the parent companies of major Chinese mobile wallets Alipay and WeChat Pay, as well as three other firms, obtained stored-value licenses to operate for customers in Hong Kong, according to Bloomberg.
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