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Report: Apple to offer one-handed software UI mode for larger iPhone 6

Apple is still a few days away from introducing its next versions of the iPhone, but more details about the devices keep leaking out. According to a report from the  New York Times, Apple will introduce a software mode that lets consumers more easily use the new iPhones with one hand, since the new phones are expected to be larger.

Report: Apple's iWatch to contain NFC for mobile payments

Apple is going to add Near Field Communications technology to its forthcoming wearable device, expected to be called the iWatch, according to a  Wall Street Journal  article. That would enable customers to use the watch to process digital payments wirelessly and expand the gadget's functionality beyond fitness and health monitoring.

iPhone 6 rumors: From NFC and VoLTE to sapphire displays

Apple is hosting a media event Sept. 9 at the Flint Center for Performing Arts, near its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. Although Apple is expected to unveil its first new product line since 2010 at the event--its long-rumored wearable, which many have dubbed the iWatch--the main draw is expected to be Apple's announcement of the next iteration of the iPhone, which will likely be called the iPhone 6.  FierceWireless  has compiled six of the most prominent iPhone 6 rumors, with a special focus on the wireless technologies that may or may not make it into the final design.

Apple iPhone 6: Which rumored features will become reality?

The much-vaunted iPhone 6 is expected to make its formal debut when Apple hosts a media event Sept. 9 at the Flint Center for Performing Arts, near its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.

Isis mobile payments company rebrands itself as Softcard

Isis, the mobile payments and commerce venture, said it will rebrand itself as "Softcard" to disassociate itself from the extremist Islamist militant group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, better known as ISIS. The company expects the rebranding to happen over the next few weeks as it updates its mobile wallet application.

TRA says Viber not authorised to offer VoIP in UAE

UAE regulator the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) denies blocking access to over-the-top voice-over-IP (VoIP) service Viber, stating the service was never authorised for use in the market in the first place.

Telefónica CEO attacks former EU information commissioner over net neutrality

Telefónica CEO Cesar Alierta slammed the record of former European Union information society commissioner Viviane Reding, while calling on the body to rebalance the books by imposing the same restrictions on web companies as it does on telecoms operators.

Report: Apple snags mobile payments agreements with Visa, MasterCard and American Express

Apple has struck deals with Visa, MasterCard and American Express for its mobile payments program it will unveil alongside the next iPhone, according to a  Bloomberg  report.

Analysts expect boffo Q4 from AT&T with 12.5M postpaid devices sold

The expected launch of Apple's iPhone 6 is likely going to be a boon for many carriers, but will especially juice AT&T Mobility's numbers, according to a new research report from financial analysts at Jefferies. Jefferies analysts Mike McCormack, Scott Goldman and Tudor Mustata wrote in a research note that AT&T is expected to sell 12.5 million postpaid devices in the fourth quarter, which would be up 36 percent from the 9.6 million it sold during the fourth quarter of 2013.

Report: Apple unlikely to start shipping iWatch until early 2015

Apple is expected to announce its first wearable device at its Sept. 9 media event, but according to a new  Re/code  report it won't be shipping the gadget until a few months after that, likely in early 2015.