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PayPal Tests QR Codes In Shop Windows; Mobile Check-Ins At Stores For Personalized Service

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PayPal is rolling out a number of payments pilots this week in international markets, showcasing the company’s mobile payments technologies. We’ve seen PayPal test out payments technologies before larger rollouts–the company recently did this with their in-store payments technology at Home Depot and a deal with McDonald’s. In Australia, four...
PayPal Tests QR Codes In Shop Windows; Mobile Check-Ins At Stores For Personalized Service

PayPal to Unveil Newest Retail Partners for In-Store Payments Next Week

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PayPal is hosting a media event next week where it will unveil the next batch of mega-retailers that will be adopting the company’s traditional online payment network at the register. In an invitation sent to All Things D, the company says: “Meet PayPal’s new president, David Marcus; be the first...
PayPal to Unveil Newest Retail Partners for In-Store Payments Next Week

Cree's $10 LED light bulb is the best yet, looks and feels incandescent (hands-on)

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When I went to Home Depot to replace some burned out lighting fixtures last week, decent LED light bulbs cost $20 a pop. Today, LED manufacturer Cree has announced a series of light bulbs that cost just $10, cutting the going rate in half with one fell swoop. What's...
Cree's $10 LED light bulb is the best yet, looks and feels incandescent (hands-on)

nFluence scores $1.6M to help brands figure out what consumers really want

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nFluence Media, a Seattle and London startup that allows big consumer brands to collect data on users, has raised an additional $1.6 million in venture funding from existing investors such as Voyager Capital and others. Total funding in the startup now stands at about $4.6 million, with venture capitalist Tom...
nFluence scores $1.6M to help brands figure out what consumers really want
Walgreens Gets Nationwide In-Store Navigation, But Not In Its Own App

Video: Gruber, Ihnatko and Snell on Apple after Steve Jobs

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One of the most fascinating panels on the Macworld stage during last week's Macworld | iWorld expo in San Francisco was a conversion about "The State of Apple" among Macworld editor Jason Snell, Daring Fireball's John Gruber and Chicago Sun Times columnist Andy Ihnatko. We've excerpted the part that interested us most: 5:40 about what...
Video: Gruber, Ihnatko and Snell on Apple after Steve Jobs

SearchCap: The Day In Search, April 19, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Home Depot To Correct Misleading Link Request It read like one of those bad link requests you get. Link to me, and you’ll rank better. It...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, April 19, 2012

Perky Jerky Now Powering the Startup Scene

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TAKE IT AWAY, PLEASE. Perky Jerky, the guarana-flavored dried turkey or dried beef  snack, has no preservatives, no nitrates, and uses all organic components for its marinade. The "world's first performance-enhancing meat snack" also happens to be soaked in guarana, a berry that contains caffeine, which gives the jerky a...
Perky Jerky Now Powering the Startup Scene

PayPal continues push towards in-store payments

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Despite the abrupt leaving of its CEO in January, PayPal is unfazed in its mission to make money off in-store payments, AllThingsD learned. Owned by eBay, the outfit had a number of demonstration set-ups of a grocery store, hardware store, and clothing store. In the San Jose area, PayPal has...
PayPal continues push towards in-store payments
PayPal aims to bring standards into the dirty world of carrier payments

Compact Appliance Coupons

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Compact Appliance Coupons is a post from Chris PirilloThrough 4/29/10 Compact Appliance is offering up to 20% off sitewide. This includes portable ACs, beverage refrigerators, draft beer dispensers, washer dryer combos and more. Ground shipping is free on most orders and there’s no sales tax (outside TX & SC).More Compact...
Compact Appliance Coupons

comScore: 4 Out Of 5 Smartphone Owners Use Device To Shop; Amazon Most Popular Mobile Retailer

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Today. comScore released a study on U.S. smartphone behavior with respect to retail and shopping. The study found that 4 in every 5 smartphone users, which represents 85.9 million U.S. users, accessed retail content on their device in July. Amazon was the top retailer with an audience of 49.6 million...
comScore: 4 Out Of 5 Smartphone Owners Use Device To Shop; Amazon Most Popular Mobile Retailer

Four entrepreneurs share how to excel in emerging markets

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We asked these entrepreneurs: What are some of the challenges of operating in an emerging market, and how is your startup overcoming those challenges? Sticking to sustainable food “Our emerging market is sustainable food! The most challenging part of operating in this market is engaging people who aren’t necessarily interested...
Four entrepreneurs share how to excel in emerging markets
PayPal’s new POS service is a Piece Of Sh*t

Deal Decor delivers discounted furniture directly to your door

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Deal Decor, an ecommerce site that allows consumers to buy quality furniture online at a reduced price, has announced $1.2 million in seed financing. Deal Decor sources its inventory directly from factories. Each week, three new pieces of furniture are featured on the site. If enough people decide to purchase an...
Deal Decor delivers discounted furniture directly to your door

ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping

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Shopsavvy is about to get a lot more useful for Best Buy shoppers. The companies will announce tomorrow that the Shopsavvy mobile app, which lets you scan and compare items from retail and online stores, has tapped into Best Buy’s API to let you research items faster and make...
ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping

Home Depot - 30-70% OFF Select Lighting and Ceiling Fans

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Home Depot - 30-70% OFF Select Lighting and Ceiling Fans

UserTesting Picks Up $3M To Bring Usability Testing To Mobile Apps And Abroad

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It’s a terribly common situation: after hundreds of hours of thinking through and building a product, a startup finds that its users stumble through a sign-up flow or in finding a feature. That’s in part why usability testing is a no brainer. In fact, there’s a bit of a cottage...
UserTesting Picks Up $3M To Bring Usability Testing To Mobile Apps And Abroad

eBay CEO: Same-day shipping will be everywhere

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John Donahoe tells Fortune that his company's same-day shipping service could eventually serve everyone in the U.S. FORTUNE -- Same-day shipping is inevitable, according to eBay CEO John Donahoe. While eBay's (EBAY) same-day shipping program, eBay Now, may be available in just three U.S. cities--with another two coming this summer--Donahoe foresees a...
eBay CEO: Same-day shipping will be everywhere

Nest Founder Matt Rogers Details Future Plans For Their Digital Thermostat, International Expansion In The Works

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Matt Rogers is the Founder and VP of Engineering at Nest and brought his latest thermostat – a steel-clad beauty with improved design and sensor placement – to our stage at CES 2013. This year at Nest has been full of changes. The company launched a new version in...
Nest Founder Matt Rogers Details Future Plans For Their Digital Thermostat, International Expansion In The Works

PayPal wants to be here, there and everywhere

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PayPal is the granddaddy of the online payments space. It was the remora of eBay until the auction giant bought it in 2002. Last year, PayPal processed $119 billion in transactions and accounted for 38% of eBay’s revenue. In the past year, eBay’s stock (+52%) has well outperformed Google (+11%),...
PayPal wants to be here, there and everywhere

The Tale of Two South-Bys

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It was the most over-used conversation filler of the week. “Is this your first time at South-By?” I never knew quite how to answer. Yes, I technically participated in the circus that is Mid-March in Austin last year. I was here, I ate queso, I stayed out late. And that...
The Tale of Two South-Bys
How PayPal Here could lay the hurt on Square and others

Here Are The Privacy Concerns With PayPal's Mobile Wallet

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PayPal is making a big push to get its mobile wallet in physical retail stores by sharing consumers' data, reports Reuters' Allistair Barr. To date, the company has partnered with Home Depot and Office Depot to test its point-of-sale (POS) service and plans to get 20 more major retailers...
Here Are The Privacy Concerns With PayPal's Mobile Wallet

Ex-BlackBerry chief sells entire stake in firm

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Jim Balsillie offloaded 26.8m shares during 2012, as company struggles to make inroads into smartphone marketJim Balsillie, formerly the largest shareholder and co-chief executive of struggling smartphone company BlackBerry, has sold his entire shareholding in the business.The move, revealed by a filing released this week, occurred before the end of...
Ex-BlackBerry chief sells entire stake in firm
No more stupid scam ads: firm replaces junky banners with branded content

PayPal partners with Discover to outdo Square/Starbucks in mobile payments

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Who needs Starbucks? In an effort to ramp up its mobile payments offerings, PayPal announced today that it will team up with Discover to bring its technology to more than 7 million merchants next year. In terms of sheer numbers, the deal one-ups Square’s partnership with Starbucks to replace...
PayPal partners with Discover to outdo Square/Starbucks in mobile payments

Home Depot Acquires Data-Driven Retail Pricing Startup BlackLocus

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Big retailers are showing more and more that they’re not just about to let the tech wave pass them by. The latest example? BlackLocus, an Austin, Texas based startup that builds technology that helps retailers make data-driven pricing decisions, has been acquired by home improvement retail giant Home Depot. The...
Home Depot Acquires Data-Driven Retail Pricing Startup BlackLocus

PayPal President David Marcus On Cyber Monday, In-Store Payments, Data Strategy And More

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PayPal President David Marcus held an informal sit down with reporters today in San Francisco to address the recent shopping activity over the holidays, PayPal’s strategy on data and mobile, and the potential for the company to take a stake in in-store payments. The payments giant said earlier today that...
PayPal President David Marcus On Cyber Monday, In-Store Payments, Data Strategy And More
Big data and in-memory processing: kaizen for the data center
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