First Person to Buy an iPhone 6 Drops It on Live TV  

ABC News By : Staff Reporting

Talk about bad luck. The first person to buy a new iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, early this morning proceeded to drop it on the ground as he was being interviewed on live TV.

The young man, named Jack, and a Channel 9 reporter struggled to cut the plastic covering the box. As he excitedly opened it, the phone fell out and landed on the concrete. - Full Article


Apple Pay may test regulators  

USA Today By : Darrell Delamaide

Apple's ambition may have accidentally taken it where most companies fear to tread — into the land of financial regulation.

This at least was the argument made by Georgetown law professor Adam Levitin after the tech giant announced last week that it would launch a mobile payments service, Apple Pay. - Full Article


Anheuser-Busch: Disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents...this NFL season  

USA Today By : Nancy Armour

Now the NFL has real trouble on its hands.

Fed up with the league's woeful inconsistencies on domestic violence and its belligerent insistence on protecting misbehaving players, Anheuser-Busch took the NFL to task on Tuesday. No, it didn't say it was pulling its $1.2 billion, six-year contract – yet. - Full Article


Top 20 colleges with most billionaire alumni  

CNN Money By : Emily Jane Fox

According to Wealth-X and UBS's "Billionaire Census," University of Pennsylvania tops the list of 20 schools with the highest number of billionaire undergraduate alumni.

The rest of the list reads like a laundry list of Ivy League and prestigious U.S. universities. - Full Article


Vikings Exclude Peterson From Team Activities After Indictment  

Alex Duff By : Staff Reporting

Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson will be excluded from the National Football League team’s activities after he was indicted on a charge of hitting his four-year-old son with a branch.

Placing Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s permission list will allow him to “take care of his personal situation” until legal proceedings are resolved, the Vikings said in a statement on their website. - Full Article


Condoleezza Rice Billed as the Remedy for What Ails the NFL  

ABC News By : Staff Reporting

Prominent voices have called for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s head in the wake of player Ray Rice’s suspension, with some people suggesting a rather unconventional replacement: former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona this afternoon left that decision up to NFL owners, but advised Goodell to seek the advice of the former secretary. - Full Article


Head to Head: How Apples New iPhone, Watch Compare to Samsungs Products  

ABC News By : ALYSSA NEWCOMB

They say good things are worth waiting for. Apple and Samsung unveiled a slew of new products within a week of each other, but the new technology will be available at different times.

The Apple Watch is on target for an early 2015 debut while the Samsung Gear S smart watch is expected to be available in certain global markets starting in October. - Full Article


Microsoft Said Near $2 Billion Deal for Minecraft Maker  

Bloomberg BusinessWeek By : Dina Bass and Alex Sherman

Microsoft Corp., maker of the Xbox video-game console, is in discussions to acquire Mojang AB, the software maker behind the popular game Minecraft, for more than $2 billion, two people with knowledge of the talks said.

Microsoft, the world’s largest software maker, is in serious talks with 4-year-old Mojang, said the people, who asked not to be named because the negotiations aren’t public. - Full Article


Apple launches Apple Watch, dives into wearable market  

Fox News By : James Rogers

Apple finally made its big entry into the wearable technology market on Tuesday, unveiling the Apple Watch, its long-anticipated smartwatch.

“It’s the next chapter in Apple’s story,” declared Apple CEO Tim Cook during a packed event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California. - Full Article


Coca-Cola to inject Life into new low calorie brand with multi-million pound UK marketing push  

The Drum By : JOHN MCCARTHY

Coca-Cola, the world’s leading drinks manufacturer, has announced a multi-million pound marketing drive to acquaint UK consumers with its new low calorie drink Coca-Cola Life, throughout September and October. - Full Article


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