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2013 will separate the strong from weak in mobile commerce

Uber rides into Germany as its first cars start operating in Berlin

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Private car service Uber is at it again, this time expanding to the German market after giving customers their first rides in Berlin. Interestingly enough, Soundcloud co-founder Alexander Ljung was the first passenger, riding in style in a Mercedes S-Class. The company says it’s still in testing phase, starting out...
Uber rides into Germany as its first cars start operating in Berlin

Twitter Sees Green On the Horizon: Ad Platform 'Imminent'

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The question all along has been - "how will Twitter monetize?" and it looks like we have at least one answer today. According to an article in MediaPost, the release of a Twitter ad platform is "imminent" and we'll likely signs of it on our Twitter feeds within a month....
Twitter Sees Green On the Horizon: Ad Platform 'Imminent'

The (Short) History Of Twitter's Plans To Make Money

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After being hounded for months about how it plans to make money, Twitter (finally) is set to provide an answer, likely at the company’s Chirp conference in mid-April. What’ll it be? The consensus is that an ad platform of some sort will be announced. But by our count, over...
The (Short) History Of Twitter's Plans To Make Money

NimbleTV tries to make good on TV Everywhere’s promise

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While video lovers still wait for the promise of getting their pay TV on every screen they own, an emerging New York start-up is launching a beta service that it says will do just that. NimbleTV — which is backed by Greycroft Partners and Tribeca Venture Partners as well as the...
NimbleTV tries to make good on TV Everywhere’s promise
LinkedIn Is Gearing Up For A Redesign: Bigger Pictures, Anchored Menu (And A Life Less Tweeted)
New iPhone on track for fall release, 4G LTE and NFC confirmed, final production starts later this summer

Europe's Square, iZettle, Is Coming To Android, Testing First On Samsung Devices In Sweden

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A big development today for iZettle, the “Square of Europe” that wants to become the biggest mobile payment platform in the region. It is now extending its dongle-based service Android devices, to add to a service that already works with the iOS-based iPhone and iPad. The company tells me that...
Europe's Square, iZettle, Is Coming To Android, Testing First On Samsung Devices In Sweden
Phonedeck puts your Android phone in the cloud
Facebook launches Trusted Contacts, help from friends if your account gets hacked

Vimeo pay-to-view service launches in private beta with procrastination-ready long rentals

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The market for paid movie rentals from predominantly free video services isn't a very big one. For most of us, it amounts to YouTube... and YouTube. Vimeo is planning to shake up that small category with its own pay-to-view service. A just-started private beta stands out mostly through rental...
Vimeo pay-to-view service launches in private beta with procrastination-ready long rentals

Details of Twitter Ad Platform Emerge

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Peter Kafka of All Things Digital has come out with some more details, which he says come from "people who have been briefed by the company", about Twitter's expected advertising platform. According to Kafka, the platform will be primarily search based, distributed via third-party applications and will appear in the...
Details of Twitter Ad Platform Emerge

Will Twitter Ads Be 140 Characters or Less?

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Well folks it looks like the days of advertising free tweeting may finally be coming to an end. The rumors are flying around regarding the ad platform that Twitter has in the works and is testing. Everyone is “atwitter” with this change and for good reason. Of course, until...
Will Twitter Ads Be 140 Characters or Less?

Uber brings its private car service to Taipei, Taiwan, its second new launch in Asia this week

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Uber‘s foray into Asia continues after the US-headquartered private car hire firm launched in ‘stealth mode’ in Taipei, Taiwan. The rollout is its second new launch in Asia this week — following its arrival in Seoul, Korea, on Tuesday — and it takes the company to three cities in the...
Uber brings its private car service to Taipei, Taiwan, its second new launch in Asia this week

Swype 1.5 drops the beta tag, hits Google Play for 99 cents

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We joke that Gmail holds the record for the most drawn-out test phase, but Swype comes close: the keyboard replacement has been considered a work in progress on various platforms since before Android devices hit the streets, and well after it started shipping with phones. The developers at Nuance...
Swype 1.5 drops the beta tag, hits Google Play for 99 cents

Ifab to test two goalline systems

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• British company Hawk-Eye to be examined• Fifa president Sepp Blatter supports video technologyFootball's law-makers have announced that they will go forward with final tests on two goalline technology systems. Six other systems have been ruled out after a series of experiments by scientists in Switzerland.The International FA Board (Ifab)...
Ifab to test two goalline systems

OUYA upgrades to Jelly Bean, gives early hardware details to game developers

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If you were one of the many who funded OUYA and have been sitting on pins and needles waiting for tangible progress updates, you just received them in spades. The fledgling console builder is on track with its Engineering Verification Test phase (you're looking at a board sample here)...
OUYA upgrades to Jelly Bean, gives early hardware details to game developers

How does Twitter plansto make money?

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After being hounded for months about how it plans to make money, Twitter (finally) is set to provide an answer, likely at the company's Chirp conference in mid-April. What'll it be? The consensus is that an ad platform of some sort will be announced. But by our count, over...
How does Twitter plansto make money?

Happy New Year iPhone Rumors!

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What, you thought the Woody Allens of tech would take a year off? Pshaw. They may even bump up the release date to this summer. According to developers who've contacted The Next Web, some software traces of the next iPhone hardware and iOS software from Apple have begun showing...
Happy New Year iPhone Rumors!

Square Gets Approved for New York City Taxicab Pilot

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The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved a proposal to deploy Square payments technology in 30 taxicabs as part of a test phase. VeriFone Systems Inc. and Creative Mobile Technologies LLC currently hold contracts to power credit card payments in more than 13,000 cabs across the city,...
Square Gets Approved for New York City Taxicab Pilot

Next-Generation iPhone with LTE, NFC, and 1 GB RAM Reportedly Still in Engineering Testing

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Disputing a report from last weekend claiming that Apple has begun production on the next-generation iPhone, BGR now claims that the device is still in engineering testing and has yet to enter production.Apple goes through multiple stages before a product is manufactured, and two of these include the "engineering verification...
Next-Generation iPhone with LTE, NFC, and 1 GB RAM Reportedly Still in Engineering Testing

Lenovo's upcoming five-inch 1080p phone to feature dual-SIM connectivity

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By now you should already know that HTC, Sharp and Oppo share a common theme: 1080p display on their five-inch phones. As it turns out, Lenovo also wants in on the VIP list. Spotted on Sina Weibo earlier this week (but have since been deleted) are the above three...
Lenovo's upcoming five-inch 1080p phone to feature dual-SIM connectivity

Twitter to Launch Ad Platform Soon

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Twitter will roll out an official advertising platform, likely within the next month or so, one of the company’s executives told an advertising-industry conference, according to a report in Media Post. Anamitra Banerji, head of product management and monetization at Twitter, apparently made the comment in response to a...
Twitter to Launch Ad Platform Soon
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