Wearable payments catch on Europe

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Mobile World Live—Transactions made using wearable devices in Europe registered strong growth, with consumers in the region

Apple is crushing the wearables industry thanks to its wildly popular AirPods, and it's going to be more challenging than ever for Samsung and Fitbit to catch up (AAPL). Crystal Cox/Business Insider Apple is dominating the wearables industry thanks to the success of its AirPods, Apple Watch, and Beats headphones, according to the International Data Corporation. The wearables industry overall saw record growth in the third quarter of 2019, largely thanks to growing interest in wireless earbuds. Growth in wireless earbuds far outpaced that of smartwatches and wristbands, which is great news for Apple since it dominates the cordless earbud space. But it's a...