Mobile Minutes: Apple’s Web TV service; Nintendo goes mobile; Ford returns to Microsoft; Apple Pay fraud
Apple is in talks with programmers to offer a slimmed-down bundle of TV networks this fall, anchored by ABC, CBS and Fox.
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Nintendo joins smartphone era with plans for games, services
Nintendo Co. ended resistance to letting its characters play on smartphones as the maker of Mario and Zelda teams with DeNA Co. to develop new games for mobile devices made by others.
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Ford turns back to Microsoft to build connected-car services
Ford Motor Co is turning to one of its early technology partners, Microsoft Corp, to help expand the automaker’s connected car services. Among the features that Ford plans to offer later this year through its new Service Delivery Network is the ability to automatically update its new Sync 3 infotainment system wirelessly.
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Pointing fingers in Apple Pay fraud
Some of the nation’s banks are privately complaining that Apple Pay may not be so great after all, but the banks may largely have themselves to blame.
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