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Twitter wants to make money when it grows up

No longer the fun-loving "Toys 'R' Us" kid, Twitter is all grown up now and it wants to make money. The social network released a statement on Wednesday outlining its strategy on the Internet, stating that it wants to bring in revenue, and lots of it, though it did not give any specifics on that plan. The confusing statement was met with some mockery on the social network itself.

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Citibank bullishly calls Apple Pay a mobile payments breakthrough

Calling Apple Pay a potential breakthrough that takes mobile payments mainstream, Citibank chief innovation officer Deborah Hopkins bullishly said in a recent interview that Apple delivered a solution that people would use. Noting that we've had NFC for seven or eight years now, Apple Pay may seem like it's a late entry into the game, but Hopkins goes on to say that we're finally solving something for customers rather than making it a fun thing of just tapping your phone.

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AT&T gives $50 credit if you upgrade your iPhone at Apple and use Next

AT&T is quietly running a Next upgrade promotion that will reward existing customers with a $50 bill credit when they trade up to a new iPhone at an Apple retail store or through Apple's online sales channels. Customers can now finance the iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus through AT&T Next 12 or AT&T Next 18 plans and receive a $50 credit on their wireless bills.

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Watch Greg Joswiak's full Code/Mobile interview right now

Apple vice president Greg Joswiak took the stage at the Code/Mobile conference a couple of weeks ago to talk about the company's new products, and Re/code has now posted the video from that interview. Joswiak addressed the buggy release of iOS 8.0.1, among other things.

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Staples rolls out Apple Pay support to 1,400 stores, mobile app

If you've been itching to pay for some office supplies with your phone, you're now in luck: Staples officially supports Apple Pay as of today. Support for the payment platform is now available at all 1,400 stores across the U.S. as well as Staples' mobile app.

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Beats introduces Solo2 Wireless headphones

Beats is introducing a new pair of headphones today, a wireless version of their popular Solo2 product which launched this summer. The Solo2 Wireless will cost $299.95 when they go on sale later this month, $100 more than the wired version. They will come in red, black, white, and blue. The Solo2 Wireless will connect to your device via Bluetooth, and Beats says the headset will have a battery life of up to 12 hours.

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Sprint could be in talks to buy FreedomPop

A new report claims that Sprint is among the many companies that might be thinking about acquiring FreedomPop, the wireless carrier that offers a number of voice minutes and data for free each month to US customers.

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FreedomPop to compete with carriers by offering free international calls

FreedomPop will be competing with both wireless carriers and VoIP services such as Microsoft's Skype with a new plan that will allow any iPhone and Android smartphone owner to get 100 free minutes per month to 52 countries, with plans to expand that reach to 170 countries in the coming weeks.

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Verizon offers deals on digital content with Connection Day

In an attempt to get you to sign up for their service, Verizon has introduced Connection Day, a day of digital giveaways for people visiting Verizon stores. Taking place on November 26, the day before Thanksgiving, Connection Day will see Verizon give away music, apps, movies, and more from participating companies like Amazon, Apple, and Pandora.

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New AT&T ad shows how you can get the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for $0 down

AT&T has released an advert to entice customers into grabbing the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on monthly plans with no down payment required. This means you'll be able to walk away with the new iPhone and not have to part with a down payment, but it does lock you into a 30-month contract with AT&T, starting from $21.67 a month for the iPhone 6 and $25 for the iPhone 6 Plus.

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