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Lots of us use services like Open Table when we travel to make restaurant reservations. Open Table is now expanding their mobile payment option from their test market in San Francisco to New York, and to 20 more cities by the end of year, according to TechCrunch.  “The service competes with similar efforts from a number of companies ranging from smaller start-ups to payment giants like PayPal, all of which have been experimenting with mobile table-side payments in restaurants for much longer. In some cases, those payments are accepted via an app installed on consumers’ smartphones, while in other cases, the business offers a tablet at the table that may also include the restaurant’s menus and promotions, or even games to play while waiting for your food.”

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President Donald Trump showed his ineptitude and disregard for democracy on Wednesday during a press briefing when he was asked about the peaceful transfer of power after the election.

A reporter asked: "Will you commit to making sure there is a peaceful transferral of power after the election?"

"Well, we're going to have to see what happens," Trump said.

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