As a Lakers fan, I agree with this...if only because there has to be SOME drama for me to follow this season. I also want to see how high Kobe's IDGAF-meter can actually go. The only person in that organization not getting thrown under the bus this year is Jeanie. It's going to be glorious. » 10/30/14 1:49pm Yesterday 1:49pm

Maybe they're technically still allowed to accept NFC payments until their system goes live. They just stopped it now because continuing to accept ApplePay et al into next year and THEN shutting it off would be PR suicide. We're only a week into this ApplePay thing, and folks are already out for blood. How big does… » 10/29/14 12:27am Wednesday 12:27am

I'm not sure that matters. It's not Apple and Google the MCX is railing against specifically, but rather the credit card companies and their "exorbitant" fees. The irony here is that most if not all of the retailers on your list may have conveniently forgotten that their empires weren't built and sustained on cash… » 10/27/14 3:25pm Monday 3:25pm