Top of mind for V3 readers last week was the launch of Apple's mobile payment system. Apple Pay went live in the UK on 14 July, bringing the firm's take on contactless payments to high-street stores, banks and cafés around the country.
However, Transport for London (TfL) warned Apple Pay users that the new system could see them liable for penalty fares or maximum charges if they do not keep their battery topped up and it dies mid-journey.
Intel saw its profit fall three percent year over year during its latest quarter, and said that its transition to 10nm chips will now come later than expected, pushed back to the second half of 2017. The chip maker is relying on its upcoming Skylake processor architecture and the launch of Windows 10 to boost future financial performance.
Microsoft patched a number of critical zero-day vulnerabilities during its July Patch Tuesday update, including one affecting Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) 11 discovered after the huge cache of data logs leaked from Hacking Team.
Adobe had a busy week trying to patch its bug-filled Flash system, with some web firms like Mozilla going as far as pulling support for the ailing platform.
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TfL will charge Apple Pay users penalty fares if they run out of battery
Mobile payments service goes live in the UK, but travellers need to proceed with caution
Intel delays 10nm chips as it looks to Windows 10 and Skylake for revenue boost
Technical challenges mean 10nm successor to Skylake will come later than planned
Hacking Team leak reveals zero-day IE 11 bug
Microsoft Patch Tuesday July release fixes Internet Explorer and Windows vulnerabilities
Adobe promises Flash improvements after Firefox and Facebook snubs
Hackers target Flash because it's so popular, claims firm
Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition review
A solid handset that's short on compatible apps
Microsoft moves closer to final Windows 10 release code with Build 10240
Company continues to push out updates with two weeks to launch
Microsoft updates Windows 10 Mobile amid doubts over firm's phone plans
Build 10166 of the Windows 10 Mobile preview comes on the heels of job cuts at Microsoft's phone division
Malwarebytes releases Mac security software to get rid of Apple malware, adware
Purchase of Mac-based security specialist AdwareMedic helps target new audience
Google error leaks Right to be Forgotten request data
Information shows that 95 percent of requests are from normal people
Flash on the rack as Mozilla and Facebook call for end to flawed tool
Mozilla and Facebook criticise software and suggest putting it out to pasture
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