Bank of America (NYSE:BAC): Merrill Lynch will launch exact auth override, a strengthening of its leading card solution, ePayables. This service will be accessible to clients beginning in mid-July will round off the suite of payment possibilities for clients using ePayables. Shares of Bank of America are trading 1.68% higher today.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Given upcoming next-gen iPhone production in Q2 or Q3, it is rumored that if yield rates aren’t elevated enough for the production of the in-cell panels employed by the smartphone and made by LG Display (NYSE:LPL) and Sharp (SHCAY), supply of LTPS (low-temperature poly-silicon) available to other smartphone companies may be restricted. This is being reported in Digitimes based on word from Taiwanese upstream suppliers. Apples shares are trading 1.05% higher today.
Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) may hand over more than $1B for Opera Software due to competition from Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) and others, Reuters reports based on analyst comments. Facebook shares are trading down more than 7% today.
Pandora’s (NYSE:P) shares are falling in early trading following Samsung’s announcement that its Music Hub smartphone app. Music Hub will boast 15M song tracks; the service is available on some Samsung devices and in 32 European and North American countries. Pandora shares are trading 5.77% lower.
Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK): According to Digitimes on word from industry sources, Chinese smartphone vendors are starting to manufacture ultra-thin models to contend with major industry players. Nokia shares are trading 3.37% higher today.
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