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slow adoption

Gartner: Over $172B In Mobile Payments In 2012 With 212M Users; SMS, Web Most Popular Transaction Methods

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No, NFC still hasn’t come to the iPhone — or many other devices, for that matter. But this does not appear to be stopping the momentum in the world of mobile payments. Research out today from Gartner says that this year will see more than $171.5 billion in mobile payment...
Gartner: Over $172B In Mobile Payments In 2012 With 212M Users; SMS, Web Most Popular Transaction Methods
Android 5.0 ‘Jelly Bean’ could push fragmentation to new heights

Boot up: Google Wallet's struggles, OMGPOP's choices, Guardian on GoogleTV, MS mocks IE and more

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Plus iPad content, Windows Phone sales in Finland, how quickly Draw Something grew and moreA quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamGoogle said to rethink Wallet strategy amid slow adoption >> BloombergGoogle is weighing changes aimed at improving its Google Wallet...
Boot up: Google Wallet's struggles, OMGPOP's choices, Guardian on GoogleTV, MS mocks IE and more

Licensing Is The Achilles Heel For The New Microsoft Office

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This morning Microsoft sent us a guide to the new Microsoft Office. It’s 53 pages. It reviews every feature imaginable. Read though the document and it’s evident Microsoft did what it had to do. It integrated with Office 365. It developed an elegant touch user interface. It took the best...
Licensing Is The Achilles Heel For The New Microsoft Office
Apple granted patent for NFC-based airport check-in system from 2008

The Morning Lowdown 3-22-12

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»  AP Goes To Its Board To Replace Curley; Hires McClatchy’s Pruitt As CEO (paidContent) »  Amazon’s Gift Card Promotion Nets $5 Million and Lots of New Subscribers (All Things D) »  What Zynga really wants from OMGPOP’s Draw Something (GigaOM) »  Six Quotes On How Newspapers’ Digital Fate...
The Morning Lowdown 3-22-12

Google’s new Wallet plan: share the take with carriers

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Google’s mobile payment system known as Google Wallet hasn’t received as warm of a welcoming as the company might have hoped. First there were issues with Verizon blocking the service on the new Galaxy Nexus as the carrier preps its own rival service known as ISIS. Wallet then had a...
Google’s new Wallet plan: share the take with carriers

How do you win Startup Weekend? Follow the money

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Jerry McGuire's advice applies to startups. Photo via Hark. I had the pleasure of mentoring as many of the 19 teams at Startup Weekend Redmond as our limited time and joint caffeine levels would allow, and let me assure you that this intense event is the only thing that could...
How do you win Startup Weekend? Follow the money
Why Japan can't quit the fax machine

Windows Phone 8: Third time’s the charm for Microsoft

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When Microsoft introduced Windows for the Pocket PC twelve years ago it was intent on leveraging its unmatched arsenal of applications into a dominant position in hand-held computing. For many years it did, if only because there were few alternatives, and Windows CE and later Windows Mobile integrated well with...
Windows Phone 8: Third time’s the charm for Microsoft

Foursquare wants to be the mayor of location apps

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Foursquare is an on-the-rise application that blends mobile, location awareness and a clever points system that's an evolutionary leap for loyalty programs. Think coupons, but with rich data and gaming thrown in. Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Foursquare and a speaker at the upcoming Where 2.0 conference, cut his teeth on...
Foursquare wants to be the mayor of location apps
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