Apple said its new system is secure because it creates one-time payment numbers for purchases, instead of using credit card numbers and security codes.
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New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.
Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network officials said Thursday that they have signed a memorandum of understanding and are working toward a merger. They said it could be four months before they have a final agreement.
Stocks were deep in the red again on Wednesday, although they did rebound from a mid day swoon. At the closing bell the Dow was down 173 points at 16,141. Earlier in the day it had dipped below 16,000 for the first time since February.
Black Friday may still be six weeks away, but stores are already advertising holiday shopping sales.
Shoreham residents are fighting against plans to build 10-foot-high solar panels across 60 acres of open land.
Terms of the sale allow Hilton to run the hotel for the next 100 years and call for "a major renovation'' that officials say has raised eyebrows in Washington, where fears of Chinese eavesdropping and cyber espionage run high.
Kmart on Friday became the latest retailer to announce a data breach in its payment systems.
The online retail giant plans to open a brick-and-mortar store at 7 West 34th Street just in time for the holidays.
Dairy Queen announced Thursday that a security breach struck hundreds of its stores around the country this past summer – including some in the Tri-State Area.