The move is seen as an attempt to create a regional standard for smartphone payments that does not require Apple, Google, Visa or Mastercard.
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Home Covid Tests to Be Covered by Insurers Starting Saturday
Starting Saturday, private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight home COVID-19 tests per month for people on their plans. The Biden administration announced the change Monday as it looks to lower costs and make testing for the virus more convenient amid rising frustrations.
World Economic Forum Warns Cyber Risks Add to Climate Threat
Cyberthreats and the growing space race are emerging risks to the global economy, adding to existing challenges posed by climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, the World Economic Forum said in a report this week.
GOLF GOES TO NETFLIX AND IT HAS COMPETITION FROM TENNIS
Formula One racing got a huge boost in interest in North America through the Netflix series “Drive to Survive.”
A DIGITAL DIVIDE HAUNTS SCHOOLS ADAPTING TO VIRUS HURDLES
When April Schneider’s children returned to in-person classrooms this year, she thought they were leaving behind the struggles from more than a year of remote learning.
THE HOTTEST CARS TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2022
The chip and supply chain shortages of 2021 have been difficult for automakers and consumers alike.
GOP OHIO CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION WANTS CHIP LAW FUNDED
GOP members of the Ohio congressional delegation asked House and Senate leaders to fully fund a law meant to address a global shortage of semiconductor chips used in phones, cars and video games.
EXPLAINER: MICROSOFT'S ACTIVISION BUY COULD SHAKE UP GAMING
Microsoft stunned the gaming industry when it announced this week it would buy game publisher Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, a deal that would immediately make it a larger video-game company than Nintendo.
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MICROSOFT BUYS GAME MAKER ACTIVISION BLIZZARD FOR ABOUT $70B
Microsoft is paying nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of Candy Crush and Call of Duty, to boost its competitiveness in mobile gaming and virtual-reality technology.
REPORT: MANDATORY OLYMPIC APP HAS SERIOUS SECURITY FLAWS
A smartphone app that athletes and others attending next month’s Winter Games in Beijing must install has glaring security problems that could expose sensitive data to interception, according to a report published this week.
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