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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

A Source Met With Marissa Mayer's Acquisitions Team, And This Is What They Said They Want To Buy (YHOO)

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A source of ours met with Yahoo's corporate development team sometime during the past few months. This source said the team was open about the kinds of startups and companies CEO Marissa Mayer would like to buy. Here is what they said. Primarily Yahoo wants to buy small, failed startups...
A Source Met With Marissa Mayer's Acquisitions Team, And This Is What They Said They Want To Buy (YHOO)
Consumers Are Addicted To Facebook On Mobile

Foursquare Columns Bring Location Streams Front & Center

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One of the major new features included in Tweetdeck’s desktop update today was Foursquare integration. Seesmic and Hootsuite also have Foursquare functionality in their web browser based clients. Not only do these integrations work great, but they do something that the Foursquare API was meant for in our opinion: they...
Foursquare Columns Bring Location Streams Front & Center
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: The Top 2012 Mobile Infographics

So How Will Foursquare Make Big Money in Mobile?

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As co-founder Naveen Selvadurai departs Foursquare to do something new, the mobile check-in and deals service is continuing to innovate towards a crucial question: where's the money in mobile? Beyond buzz, mobile apps and services must be profitable at some point to stay in business. There's one caveat: for...
So How Will Foursquare Make Big Money in Mobile?

Nerd Merit Badges Bring Foursquare Achievements to Real Life

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If you’re a fan of the mobile check-in service Foursquare, why not wear your proverbial badge on your sleeve? A company called Nerd Merit Badges plans on bringing your Foursquare exploits to real life with a series Foursquare Nerd Merit Badges.The patches pictured on the right are still only...
Nerd Merit Badges Bring Foursquare Achievements to Real Life

Zerista Offers Mobile-Optimized Social Media Tools for Groups

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DEMO Spring 2010 officially kicks off on Monday morning, but at the welcome reception earlier tonight, we got a chance to meet with some of the companies that will be presenting their products over the next two days.One of those companies is Zerista, which is a tool that lets...
Zerista Offers Mobile-Optimized Social Media Tools for Groups

Online Banking Startup Simple Finally Makes It Easier To Move Money Into Your Account

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Simple has made some serious strides since it opened up to the public last year, but there’s one thing the service has just never been that great at: transferring money from one bank account to another. According to a post on the official Simple blog, those days are finally over...
Online Banking Startup Simple Finally Makes It Easier To Move Money Into Your Account
Where We Are In The Smartphone Revolution

Capital One Debuts New Apps To Accept Check Deposits By Phone

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Better late than never. Today, Capital One Bank added itself to the growing number of banks offering the ability to make check deposits using their smartphones. Like the initiatives that have preceded it, the mobile check deposit is made possible by snapping a photo of both the front and back of...
Capital One Debuts New Apps To Accept Check Deposits By Phone

Google Earth's tour guide feature swells to the tune of 100K new attractions

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Hate flying? Google Earth could keep you visiting attractions anyway for the next, oh, rest of your life or so, thanks to 100,000-plus new tours it just added across sites and cities in over 200 countries. That's on top of the 11,000 tours that came with its recent launches...
Google Earth's tour guide feature swells to the tune of 100K new attractions

Location-Based Services: Hype or Hit?

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Earlier this week, Juniper Research published a report which said the market for location-based services (think mobile check-in games like Foursquare, social networks like Loopt, location-enabled apps like Google Maps, etc.) will bring in revenues of more than $12.7 billion by 2014. Spurring this growth are a number of factors,...
Location-Based Services: Hype or Hit?

Here's How The Growth Of Mobile Is Leading To An Explosion In Usage

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These charts are from the new Future of Mobile slide deck. The deck was produced by Henry Blodget and the team at BI Intelligence, a research and analysis service focused on mobile computing and the Internet. Please check out the full Future of Mobile deck here. All of the charts and data in the report are...
Here's How The Growth Of Mobile Is Leading To An Explosion In Usage

Foursquare isn't just for exploring, with "Local Updates" you can connect with nearly 1M merchants

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Today has been a busy day for mobile check-in service foursquare. We told you that foursquare information was now popping up in Bing search results, which helps you explore a bit more to find a cool spot. Now, the company has introduced a new feature called “Local Updates” that allows...
Foursquare isn't just for exploring, with "Local Updates" you can connect with nearly 1M merchants

RIM And Facebook Reveal The Native (And Slightly Buggy) BB10 Facebook App

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Disregard the buggy presentation. RIM and Facebook revealed the BlackBerry 10 Facebook application today at BlackBerry Jam. This native app looks and feels very similar to its iOS and Android counterparts. The hidden menu on the right, large photos on the mobile wall, mobile check-ins — it’s seemingly all there...
RIM And Facebook Reveal The Native (And Slightly Buggy) BB10 Facebook App
Ticket engine SeatGeek launches developer platform, offers 50/50 revenue split (exclusive)

Next Generation iPhone Enclosure Measured at 7.6 mm Thick

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Apple.pro posts scans of a story that first appeared in Chinese-language newspaper Apple Daily. That publication obtained one of the many "iPhone 5" enclosures that have been available over the past few weeks and took measurements of them. The thickness of the next generation enclosure was measured at 7.6 mm....
Next Generation iPhone Enclosure Measured at 7.6 mm Thick

Now It Makes Even More Sense For Apple To Buy Foursquare

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By far, the biggest complaint I've heard about the new iPhone iOS6 operating system is the decision to replace Google Maps with a proprietary Apple map system. The complaints were loudly trumpeted on the front page of "The Wall Street Journal." They mostly revolve around the lack of detail on...
Now It Makes Even More Sense For Apple To Buy Foursquare
Here's What People Are Doing On Their Smartphones And Tablets

Foursquare Is Now Irrelevant, Thanks To Facebook's 'Nearby' Update

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Facebook just home-brewed its own Foursquare - and the giant social network isn't stopping there. Places, Facebook's first "Foursquare-killer", got nixed last year. Now the company is back in the mobile check-in sphere and it's way better prepared.  With an update to a quaint little tab called "Nearby" on Monday, Facebook's expanding...
Foursquare Is Now Irrelevant, Thanks To Facebook's 'Nearby' Update

Apple Preparing to Seed Developers with First Build of OS X 10.8.1

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MacRumors has received word that Apple is making preparations to begin seeding builds of OS X 10.8.1 to developers. The release would be the first maintenance update to OS X Mountain Lion, which launched two weeks ago, and will this new update will likely focus on squashing some of the...
Apple Preparing to Seed Developers with First Build of OS X 10.8.1

Harry McCracken Interviews Apple Ad Man Ken Segall

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Former Apple ad man Ken Segall was interviewed by Time editor-at-large Harry McCracken in a special presentation at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Segall published a book earlier this year about his experiences called Insanely Simple that posited "Simplicity" as the driving force behind everything Steve Jobs...
Harry McCracken Interviews Apple Ad Man Ken Segall

Can we get more connected? Find out at Mobilize 2012

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Always-on complex devices and sensors, all produced by different manufacturers, connecting via different broadband technologies now need to interact with one another to serve needs for security, home automation and entertainment. How will these devices be controlled and managed in the coming years? Get the full story at GigaOM’s Mobilize...
Can we get more connected? Find out at Mobilize 2012
Facebook reportedly developing location-tracking app for friend discovery

Google Buzz Has Completely Changed the Game: Here’s How

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The Social Analyst is a weekly column by Mashable Co-Editor Ben Parr, where he digs into social media trends and how they are affecting companies in the space.Google may have finally figured out social media, even if there have been some major slip-ups in the way. The implications of that...
Google Buzz Has Completely Changed the Game: Here’s How
Report: iPhone Maps app to feature Yelp check-ins

The 3 Best Things I Saw at SXSW

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The “location wars” between rival mobile check-in services, the unmet expectations of the Twitter keynote and the hordes of newbies crowding out regulars (as they do every year) were some of the leading threads at SXSW this year. And — rightfully so — everyone was talking about them. Meanwhile, from...
The 3 Best Things I Saw at SXSW

Apple Temporarily Halts Over-the-Phone iCloud Password Resets

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Wired reports that Apple has ordered its support staff to temporarily stop processing AppleID password changes over the phone. The move is a response to the experience of Wired reporter Mat Honan who had his iCloud account hacked which resulted in the remote-wipe of his iPhone, iPad and MacBook Air.An...
Apple Temporarily Halts Over-the-Phone iCloud Password Resets

Chinese review site Dianping opens up developer API with Autonavi, GM and Garmin as partners

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Dianping.com, China’s top review site, has announced a new developer API to encourage partners, including Autonavi, GM and Garmin, to build applications using its data. The company has also revealed that it is planning to add merchant bookings and an electronic membership card system to its list of products, Sina...
Chinese review site Dianping opens up developer API with Autonavi, GM and Garmin as partners
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