Apple gifts Greek users a free month of iCloud after financial squeeze

There’s not much to smile about if you’re living in Greece at the moment, but Apple’s easing the pain a little by giving paying iCloud customers a free month of service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/13/apple-gifts-greek-users-free-month-icloud-after-financial-squeeze/

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Greek capital controls put squeeze on iCloud, iTunes, App Store subscriptions

In a move to preemptively thwart a cash exodus as its economy implodes, Greece earlier this week enacted capital control restrictions to titrate the outflow of money, limiting international credit card payments to Web services like Apple’s App Store and iTunes.

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Online payments halted in Greece, citizens eye Bitcoin to protect savings

In the midst of the ongoing financial crisis, Greece has stopped online payment transactions from going ahead using Greek debit or credit cards.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/30/online-payments-halted-in-greece-citizens-eye-bitcoin-to-protect-savings/

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Tech brands pull April Fools' Day pranks

From Airbnb listings for homes in ancient Greece to Tinder matches between singles looking for a ride and Uber drivers, April Fools’ Day is in full swing in the tech world. The unofficial holiday that falls on the first day of April every year offers a great marketing opportunity for established brands to show off their funny bones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/01/in-on-joke-tech-brands-pull-april-fools-day-pranks/

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