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Banks Confident in Apple Pay Security, Assume Liability for Fraudulent Purchases

Apple's new Apple Pay payment system has been designed to be ultra secure, taking advantage of existing NFC tokenization specifications to keep user payment information safe. Apple uses tokens, or unique Device Account Numbers, to replace card numbers and transactions are verified through both …

The Empire of Edge

How a doctor, a trader, and the billionaire Steven A. Cohen got entangled in a vast financial scandal.<p>As Dr. Sid Gilman approached the stage, the hotel ballroom quieted with anticipation. It was July 29, 2008, and a thousand people had gathered in Chicago for the International Conference on …

Những Con Lừa Của Thời Đại Mới - GÓC NHÌN ALAN

<b>Những Con Lừa Của Thời Đại Mới</b><p>Alan Phan<p>7 Sep 2014<p><i>(Có 2 cách để bị lừa dối. Một là tin vào những điều không thực; hai là không chịu tin vào những điều</i> …

Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the<p>Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered whether the story hadn't already been told many …

Vietnam War

Bitcoin Slips Back Under $400

After a steady decline from former, mid-year highs, bitcoin is now back under the $400 mark. The cryptocurrency hit that mark in April, at which point TechCrunch pointed out that the stuff was off 60 percent from its record highs.<p>The price of bitcoin recovered. And then it un-recovered. Same …

The Annual Tomatina Festival in Spain

Hillary Clinton: She's running, against Obama (Opinion) - CNN.com

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, pictured in October 2012, has become one of the most powerful people in Washington. Here's a look at her life and career through the years:<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Hillary Clinton's career in the spotlight<p>Hillary Clinton's career in the spotlight<p>Hillary Clinton's …

Trung Quốc dịch chuyển giàn khoan Hải Dương - 981 về phía đảo Hải Nam

(Nguồn video clip: VTV.vn)<p>Theo đó, Thiếu tướng Nguyễn Quang Đạm - Tư lệnh Cảnh sát biển Việt Nam - cho hay, giàn khoan Hải Dương 981 đã di chuyển …

Police swoop down on Hong Kong protesters

More than 500 protesters at a Hong Kong sit-in have been arrested after police moved in to break up the rally which organisers said saw a turnout of more than half a million.<p>The protesters had staged a sit-in on Tuesday on a street in the city's Central district and pledged to stay until 8am (0000 …

China fetes India, Myanmar, says Beijing poses no threat | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping feted neighbours India and Myanmar on Saturday, dusting off the 60th anniversary of a now rather obscure agreement signed in the early days of the Cold War to pledge a rising China’s commitment to peace.<p>China's President Xi Jinping attends a …

Just a little Cowgirl

'Transformers: Age of Extinction' grinds critics' gears

Michael Bay's eye-popping, ear-splitting<p>"Transformers"movies have proved themselves essentially critic-proof -- the first three installments all received lackluster reviews while combining for more than $2.7 billion at the worldwide box office -- but that hasn't stopped reviewers from trying.<p>Once …

Movies

Motion Picture Academy tweaks rules for Oscar eligibility

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a number of new rules Friday designed to tackle a persistent dilemma in the collaborative medium of film -- who, among the long group of artists involved in a movie, goes home with the statuette.<p>The rules will apply to actors, producers, …

The Oscars

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

China scolds Vietnam for 'hyping' South China Sea oil rig row | Reuters

HANOI/BEIJING (Reuters)7 - China’s top diplomat scolded Vietnamese officials during talks in Hanoi on Wednesday for “hyping up” a row over a Chinese oil rig drilling in disputed waters in the South China Sea, in tough comments that suggest relations will remain rocky.<p>Chinese State Councilor Yang …

China uses Vietnamese textbook to back claim in South China Sea dispute

China is using photocopied pages from a geography textbook for Vietnamese ninth-graders published 40 years ago to help win international support for its claim to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.<p>The pages were among documents sent to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, …

Should you apply for Obama’s student-loan relief?

Millions of cash-strapped Americans may soon be able to reduce their monthly student loan payments thanks to a proposal President Obama will make …

Facebook's Shock PayPal Poach Is Ultimate Move For Your Mobile Money

Facebook’s shock announcement – that it is poaching PayPal President David Marcus to run its messaging business – is perhaps its most audacious aim so far at becoming the company that can best transfer your mobile money. It faces a long road ahead to success, however, because of its current …

China Now Has the Second-Most Millionaires in the World

China now has the second-highest number of millionaires in the world, according to a new report. That puts it firmly in second place — right behind …

Boats and brinksmanship up close in the South China Sea

To be at the front line of a "cold war" is, these days, a rare thing -- particularly when that front line is a remote chain of islands in the South China Sea, hundreds of kilometers from the nearest landfall.<p>The waters around the Paracel Islands, a largely unpopulated archipelago administered by …

Xi Jinping's Bad Dream

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda machine is in overdrive. Extolling the …

30 ngày Trung Quốc xâm phạm chủ quyền Việt Nam

China army official blasts U.S. ‘provocative challenge’

China asserted a bold vision of itself as the pre-eminent power in East Asia, sparring with the U.S. at a meeting of the world’s top defense …

Australian defence minister backs US on China’s ‘destabilising’ actions

David Johnston says he supports US defense secretary’s view that China is undertaking ‘destabilising, unilateral actions’ in the South China Sea<p>Australia’s defence minister David Johnston has backed comments by his US counterpart Chuck Hagel accusing China of "destabilising" actions in the South …

Reflections on an eventful weekend in Singapore

This weekend’s Shangri-La meetings in Singapore provided the clearest evidence yet that the East Asian social order is in the midst of momentous …