Stories by Matt Hamblen

Apple Pay to expand to the web

Shoppers will soon be able to buy merchandise with Apple Pay over the web from a Mac desktop or laptop, with the purchase authenticated via a buyer's fingerprint scan on their iPhone or a touch on their Apple Watch.

AT&T and Samsung detail security gaps

In a global online survey of 800 enterprises conducted by IDC for AT&T, 60% said they had a security breach in 2015. Of that group, 42% said the breach had a significant negative impact on the business.

Decline in slate tablets bigger than expected, IDC says

Demand for slate-shaped tablets is declining even faster than expected. For all of 2016, global tablet shipments will drop by 9.6% over 2015, market research firm IDC said, marking the second straight year of decline.

Chip card payment confusion, anger rages on

Six months after U.S. retailers began assuming liability for debit and credit card fraud, only a fraction of the nation's in-store payment terminals can accept the highly secure chip-enabled cards.

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