Faster USB 3 charging & file transfers are exclusive to Apple's 12.9" iPad Pro

Article Image Apple’s new USB 3 Lightning accessories offer faster file transfers and battery recharging abilities, but the only Apple device with a USB 3 Lightning port supporting those featuers remains the jumbo-sized 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

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Apple likely to lose money on person-to-person money transfers through Apple Pay

Article Image If Apple does indeed get into rumored person-to-person money transfers via Apple Pay, the company stands to lose money on each transaction in the short term, accepting the losses as a way to further drive adoption of its mobile payment service, analysts believe.

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Facebook Messenger gains app-based person-to-person money transfers

In “coming months,” Facebook is rolling out person-to-person money transfers in its Messenger apps for iOS, Android, and the Web, the social network announced on Tuesday.



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New germanium-tin laser could replace copper wire for data transfers

Germanium-tin laser
A new germanium-tin laser could be used to speed data transfers within CPUs and integrate more easily with existing manufacturing processes — if certain problems with temperature can be resolved.

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