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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.

Apple will reportedly include NFC, powered by NXP, for mobile payments in iPhone 6

Now that Apple has officially notified the world that it is hosting a media event Sept. 9, the rumors about its next products are flying fast and furious. One major new one is that, according to  Wired, the next iPhone will contain support for Near Field Communications technology for mobile payments.

Report: Apple to unveil iWatch Sept. 9 alongside iPhone 6

Apple is planning to unveil its first wearable device alongside its new iPhones at a media event on Sept. 9, according to  Re/code.

Samsung, LG, Motorola and others favor IFA and their own events over CTIA for device announcements

A clear pattern is emerging among the world's top smartphones makers as September comes into view: Almost none of them are going to use CTIA's Super Mobility Week trade show as the official launch vehicle for their latest phones and wearable devices.

Apple, Samsung face new obstacles in China after carriers move to slash device subsidies

Apple, Samsung Electronics and other makers of high-end smartphones could face steeper hurdles in the Chinese market after operators there said they will cut the amount of money they pay to OEMs to subsidize smartphones. According to  Bloomberg, the payment cuts could amount to around $3.9 billion.

Report: Apple prepping larger iPad with 12.9-inch screen

Apple is working with suppliers to produce a new, larger version of its iPad tablet with a screen that measures 12.9 inches diagonally, according to a  Bloomberg  report.

Researchers demo 92% success rate in hacking smartphone apps

The vast mobile applications ecosystem, enabled by the ability of apps to run on a shared smartphone infrastructure or operating system, has created open doors for hackers that want to obtain personal information from mobile device users. And the threat is believed to extend across Google Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows operating systems, according to a group of university researchers.

Report: Apple suppliers face production hiccup for iPhone 6 screens

Apple's suppliers are rushing to ensure that they have enough screens for the rollout of the iPhone 6, which Apple is expected to debut next month, after they were forced to redesign a key screen component and interrupt production, according to a  Reuters  report.