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  • Apple has around 300 retail stores in the United States and Canada
  • Apple’s operations team will decide where the order will be shipped from
  • The company is expected to announce new products Tuesday

Apple expects to deliver its products a day after receiving orders by shipping them directly from its network of about 300 retail stores across the United States and Canada, finding new ways to utilize its stores amid restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apple informed its staff that customers who live within 100 miles of an Apple store will benefit from this strategy, Bloomberg reported.

The tech giant usually ships iPhones, iPads, Macs and other products from its warehouses or directly from China. Apple will use the United Parcel Service in Canada and FedEx in the United States to ship products faster.

This will not be an optional service and customers will not be

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Apple is shifting how it ships devices to consumers: instead of sending out all of its hardware products directly from China or from local warehouses, the company is now going to use its network of Apple Stores as de-facto fulfillment centers, shipping products directly from the stores to get to customers faster.



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The change, Bloomberg reports, will use Apple’s nearly 300 stores in the US and Canada to speed up local delivery for customers within 100 miles of a store. The company has already apparently started using the new system with several stores earlier this year, but the broader rollout is coming just ahead of Apple’s upcoming iPhone launch next week (which is already taking place later than usual).

The shift is largely an internal one, according to Bloomberg — so customers won’t be able to choose the store from which their devices ship. But using retail stores to facilitate

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Google is postponing the enforcement of its new Play Store billing policy in India to April 2022, days after more than 150 startups in the world’s second largest internet market forged an informal coalition to express concerns over the 30% charge the Android-maker plans to mandate on its store and started to explore an alternative marketplace for their apps.

The company, which is going live globally with the new Play Store rule in September 2021, is deferring the enforcement of the policy only in India, it said. It is also listening to developers and willing to engage to allay their concerns, it said.

Last week, Google said it would no longer allow any apps to circumvent its payment system within the Play Store. The move, pitched by Google as a “clarification” of its existing policy, would allow the company to ensure it gets as high as a 30% cut on

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  • Amazon is trialing its new Amazon One palm-scanning payment tech at two of its Seattle convenience stores, it announced on Tuesday. This allows you to pay by waving your hand.
  • The service connects your palm print to a credit card.
  • You can even sign up with both hands, Amazon said, because “you never know which palm will be free when you need it.”
  • Amazon is trialing the tech at two Amazon Go stores. It hopes to expand the tech to other stores, sports stadiums, and even offices.
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Amazon is letting customers pay with the palm of their hand at two of its Seattle convenience stores.

The e-commerce giant is trialling its new contactless Amazon One payment method, which connects your palm print to a credit card so that you can pay by waving your hand in front

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Walmart  (WMT) – Get Report on Wednesday unveiled a new store redesign that works with its mobile app to help customers make contactless transactions.

“As part of the overall signage, the exterior and interior of the stores will reflect the Walmart app icon,” the Bentonville, Ark., company’s executive vice president and chief customer officer, Janey Whiteside, said in a blog post.

“As customers enter the store, they will see colorful iconography and a store directory that encourages them to download and use the Walmart app while they shop.

“Throughout the store, bold, dimensional typeface … directs customers to the exact section they are looking for, while aisles are marked with letter and number combinations to guide customers from phone to product.”

The company said it tested the design in select stores — it didn’t say which — and was pleased with the customer feedback.

The new store design

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Amazon  (AMZN) – Get Report on Tuesday said it would offer palm-scan signatures for payments at its stores, and offer the technology to third-party stores, in an effort to increase use of contactless transactions.

The move comes as the U.S. continues to have the most covid-19 cases in the world. 

The new service, called Amazon One, will enable customers to use their palms for activities like paying at a store, presenting a loyalty card, entering a location like a stadium, or badging into work. 

Palm-based scanners are currently available at two Amazon Go stores in Seattle and the company said it planned to expand the concept to other store locations in coming months.

Amazon One “has broad applicability beyond our retail stores, so we also plan to offer the service to third parties like retailers, stadiums, and office buildings so that more people can benefit,” the company said

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Missed out on the official Huawei online store’s sale last week? Here’s some good news–Huawei is holding the Hot Sale Gadget Deals at the Huawei Store from September 30 to October 7, 2020.

At the sale, you can get big discounts on select Huawei devices. Here’s a quick rundown of all the deals that you can get starting tomorrow:

  • Php 6000 off on the Huawei MateBook D15 in Mystic Silver Color – Huawei’s 15-inch powerhouse laptop is perfect for study, work or play especially for distance learning or teleworking setups.
  • Huawei Watch Fit with Php 500 off – This smartwatch and fitness tracker in one is the ideal exercise partner. Get it online and it comes in an exclusive orange colorway.
  • Huawei Y5p with Php 500 off – Enjoy the 5.45-inch FullView Display on this beefy entry-level smartphone – snag it during its half-day flash sale!
  • Php 4000 off
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TikTok on Sunday won a significant victory against the Trump administration, when a federal judge ruled in favor of the tech company’s request to delay a ban on the app.

Under the ruling, TikTok will remain available in U.S. mobile app stores and can continue to provide software updates. The company filed a lawsuit this month in Washington, D.C., saying that the Trump administration’s decision to stop new downloads of the app starting Sept. 27 was unconstitutional and could adversely harm its business.

“TikTok is a modern-day version of a town square,” said the company’s attorney John Hall at a hearing on Sunday. Pulling TikTok from the app stores “would be no different than the government locking the doors to a public forum,” Hall added.

The popular social video app has been under scrutiny by Trump, who has expressed concerns that TikTok could be

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A judge denied an attempt by a group of TikTok creators to temporarily block the pending ban of the video-sharing app on U.S. app stores, which is set to happen within the day.

Douglas Marland, Cosette Rinab, and Alec Chambers said in a temporary restraining order request to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that they earn their living from TikTok, The Verge reported. Marland has 2.7 million subscribers, Rinab has 2.3 million subscribers, and Chambers has 1.8 million subscribers.

The three TikTok creators claimed that they will “lose access to tens of thousands of potential viewers and creators every month, an effect amplified by the looming threat to close TikTok altogether.”

Judge Wendy Beetlestone admitted that TikTok’s ban from U.S. app stores will be an “inconvenience” to the group. However, they were not able to prove that the ban will cause “immediate, irreparable harm” as

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Online Gadget Stores in the Philippines | Moneymax

Electronic devices may not be as essential as food and medicines, but we need them to survive the lockdown nonetheless.

Gadgets enable us to work from home and keep us busy or entertained while on quarantine. More importantly, they help us stay connected to loved ones who are away from us.

You don’t have to wait for what seems like forever to get a replacement for your broken laptop or mobile phone. You can order from an online gadget store and have the item delivered or pick it up directly at the shop.

For your home office or gaming needs, take your pick from this list of legitimate online gadget stores in the Philippines that let you shop from home during the quarantine.

Where to Buy a Smartphone, Laptop, or Any Gadget Online

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