Apple helps fund Ireland’s ocean energy initiative with €1m

Apple is working with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to fund research toward ocean energy with a whopping €1 million, or approximately $1,072,662. The fund would commence in 2016 and donate €250,000 every year for four years. “We’re excited by the potential of ocean energy to someday serve as a source of clean power for the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


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Apple Pay Now Supports HSBC and Over 70 Other Issuers in U.S.

Apple updated its Apple Pay participating issuers list today with 75 additional banks, credit unions and financial institutions supporting the contactless payment service in the United States. Apple Pay now has over 600 participating issuers nationwide, and several more plan to support the NFC-based mobile payment service in the future.

HSBC, one of the ten largest U.S. banks, highlights the complete list of Apple Pay participating issuers. As a disclaimer, it should be noted that some smaller banks, credit unions and financial institutions listed may have already had support for the contactless payments service and are only now being reflected on Apple’s website.

The full list of new Apple Pay participating issuers:
Achieva Credit Union
Alcoa Pittsburgh Federal Credit Union
Alliance Credit Union
AmeriServ Financial Bank
APCO Employees Credit Union
Bank of American Fork
Bridgewater Savings Bank
Community Bank & Trust
Cross Keys Bank
Directions Credit Union
Eagle Bank
East Texas Professional Credit Union
Eastman Credit Union
Eaton Family Credit Union
FedEx Employees Credit Association
First Bank of Newton
First National Bank of Granbury
First Northern Credit Union
First State Bank of Colorado
First United Bank
First Western Trust
Fleur de Lis Federal Credit Union
Generations Federal Credit Union
Guaranty Bank Trust
Hastings City Bank
Haven Savings Bank
Heartland Bank
Heritage First Bank
HomeTown Bank
HSBC
IH Credit Union
Impact Bank
Jeanne D’ Arc Credit Union
Johnson Bank
Kennebec Savings Bank
LBS Financial Credit Union
Lewiston State Bank
MainStreet Bank
Marlborough Savings Bank
Marquette Savings Bank
MAX Credit Union
Members First Credit Union of Florida
Merco Credit Union
Miami Postal Service Credit Union
Monson Savings Bank
Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union
OceanFirst Bank
Omni Community Credit Union
One Bank & Trust
P1FCU
PeoplesBank
PeoplesChoice Credit Union
Perfect Circle Credit Union
Phenix-Girard Bank
Planters Bank & Trust Company
Point West Credit Union
Public Service Credit Union
Quest Federal Credit Union
Red Crown Federal Credit Union
Semiconductor of Maine Federal Credit Union
Service Credit Union
SIU Credit Union
Solarity Credit Union
Solidarity Community Federal Credit Union
Sterling Bank & Trust
Team One Credit Union
Texas Dow Employees Credit Union
The Park Bank
TMG Financial Services
Velocity Community Federal Credit Union
VisionBank
Western Rockies Federal Credit Union
Whitney Bank
York County Federal Credit Union

Apple Pay remains limited to the United States and United Kingdom, although Apple is committed to an international rollout of the mobile payments service in additional countries such as Canada and China in the future.

The Wall Street Journal previously reported that Apple is planning a November launch of Apple Pay in Canada, which was likely prematurely leaked by TD Canada Trust. Other rumored banks include BMO, CIBC, RBC and Scotiabank.



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Dolphin saves Miami Heat dancer’s iPhone from the bottom of the sea

Apple may be working to make its iPhones more waterproof than ever, but that doesn’t help much if your handset gets accidentally dropped into the ocean. That’s what happened to Miami Heat dancer Teresa Cee, who recently lost her iPhone while diving with dolphins in the Bahamas. Fortunately, one friendly dolphin apparently outed itself as […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


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Happy Birthday, YouTube: 10 years in one brilliant edit

Grumpy Cat, T-Shirt-guy, Leave Brittany alone! Steve Jobs, Barack Obama, Bill Gates. Music videos, TV episodes, vlogs, and — of course — PewDiePie. That’s just a small sampling of the amazing video compilation edit you can see right now on…Read more ›



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Video shows 300 bent iPhone 6 handsets – far more than the 9 units Apple said was affected

Apple claimed that just nine of its customers had complained that their iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets were ‘bending’ – but a new video from a consumer action group shows over 300 bent iPhones. Read more…



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