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Sifting the facts from the fiction about contactless cards

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Can someone else scan your contactless card through your pocket ... we ask the experts what's true and what's notThe reports of contactless charging errors on buses and in stores will have left some people nervous - and have prompted a flurry of theories about what's wrong with the technology...
Sifting the facts from the fiction about contactless cards

Make your Mac more productive with The Mac Freebie Bundle [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. The new year is well underway, and we’ve got a bundle assembled here at VentureBeat that will help you make the most of the year starting today — and in a way that won’t take a chunk out of your wallet, either....
Make your Mac more productive with The Mac Freebie Bundle [VB Store]

Google Wallet comes to Sprint HTC One, Galaxy Note II, GS4 and US Cellular Note II

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Currently, Google Wallet is available on a plethora of smartphones, but is there really such a thing as too much coverage? Google surely doesn't seem to think so. Earlier today, the company added support for its mobile payment system to the GS4, HTC One (Sprint) and the Galaxy Note...
Google Wallet comes to Sprint HTC One, Galaxy Note II, GS4 and US Cellular Note II
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Commerce Is Set To Explode
Survey: Despite initial missteps, mobile payments will boom in 2013

Erasing your digital footprint: burner phones, Bitcoins and metal wallets

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From mobile phones to CCTV, not to mention social media and the internet, becoming digitally invisible takes some doingOh, the naivety ... On Tuesday night, I thought the first step to going off-grid, erasing my digital fingerprint, becoming undetectable to a government agency or anyone else, was to take the...
Erasing your digital footprint: burner phones, Bitcoins and metal wallets
Dollar Shave Club's 'f**king great blades' help it raise $9.8 million

Oculus Rift won't come bundled with Doom 3, credit or refund offered instead

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This news is likely to be a bit disappointing to some Oculus Rift backers. Project supporters were set to be rewarded with a copy of Doom 3: BFG Edition, which was to arrive bundled with each development kit. Unfortunately, it turns out that the device won't support the game...
Oculus Rift won't come bundled with Doom 3, credit or refund offered instead
Android this week: Razr M Jelly Beaned; Wallet v. Isis; Nexus 7 refunds

Will Windows Phone 8 Turn the Tide for Microsoft?

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With Windows 8 finally launched, Microsoft is now turning its attention to mobile. Today, the company is hosting an event in San Francisco to spill the rest of the beans on the next version of its mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8. Over the past few months, the company has...
Will Windows Phone 8 Turn the Tide for Microsoft?

Iterations: The Unbundling Potential Of Apple's Passbook

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is an EIR at Javelin Venture Partners and has been a contributor to TechCrunch since January 2011. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. This post is about Apple’s Passbook. It’s not about mobile wallets, or Google Wallet, or Square, or anything else. I realize...
Iterations: The Unbundling Potential Of Apple's Passbook
Mobile: Paying the Apple Way: It's Coming, But Not Likely on New iPhone
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Commerce Is Set To Explode

Razer announces new Kraken gaming headsets: Pros get a pull-out mic (hands-on)

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Razer wasn't done with the Gamescom crowds just yet, revealing its latest Lime-doused gaming headset. The Razer Kraken is readying for a global launch next month, with a Pro version (with microphone in tow) hitting your wallet for 80 bucks and the similar-looking Music and Gaming cans priced around...
Razer announces new Kraken gaming headsets: Pros get a pull-out mic (hands-on)

Google announces e-mail money transfers for Google Wallet

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At its annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Google made announcements that will expand Google Wallet far beyond its tap-and-go NFC roots. [Read more]...
Google announces e-mail money transfers for Google Wallet

Verizon delays approval of Google Wallet, blesses own Isis payment app

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In an article posted this morning, DSLReports is alleging that Verizon is acting anti-competitively in its delaying approval of Google's phone-based Google Wallet mobile commerce application. The accusation does indeed appear to be based solidly in reality—Verizon's competing Isis mobile wallet system has been made available for a variety...
Verizon delays approval of Google Wallet, blesses own Isis payment app

Save a Bundle on Your Tech Bills

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Is the Web eating up your wallet? Here are ways to lower your costs while keeping the services you need....
Save a Bundle on Your Tech Bills

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Yahoo defends its decision to ban workers from telecommuting. Someone is selling Google Glass on eBay in case you have a few thousand dollars to burn. Walt Mossberg reviewed the Pebble, a new smartwatch that syncs with your smartphone. He said it's nice, but has many...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

Isis mobile wallet launches in Salt Lake City and Austin on 9 smartphones

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The Isis joint venture of three wireless carriers announced the launch of its new mobile wallet system in Salt Lake City and Austin that uses nine NFC-ready and Isis-ready smartphones sold by the carriers....
Isis mobile wallet launches in Salt Lake City and Austin on 9 smartphones

Google Wants To Add One Of Apple's Newest iPhone Features To Google Wallet (GOOG)

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Google wants to expand its mobile payments app, Google Wallet, to include more than just credit card transactions.  In a YouTube Q&A session, Google Wallet's product manager Robin Dua said the app will eventually evolve to let you store your gift cards, boarding passes, concert tickets, etc.  MobileBurn first picked...
Google Wants To Add One Of Apple's Newest iPhone Features To Google Wallet (GOOG)

Is That 2010 Calling? Daily Deals Aggregator Bownty Raises $1.1 Million

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If you can’t beat ‘em, aggregate ‘em. That was my take in late 2010 when a host of daily deal aggregators sprang up at the height of the whole Groupon-clone thing. So you’ll be forgiven if this post reeks of déjà vu for you, too. Bownty, the Denmark-based daily deal...
Is That 2010 Calling? Daily Deals Aggregator Bownty Raises $1.1 Million

Google Checkout for merchants to be retired on November 20th

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Although Google Checkout was rolled into Google Wallet at the end of 2011, it's still been an option for folks who peddle their wares online to collect payments. Come November 20th, however, the service will officially shut down. While Page and Co. recommend US-based merchants switch to the revamped...
Google Checkout for merchants to be retired on November 20th

Google Wallet comes to Gmail so you can pay by sending an email, launches Android API for goods and services

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At its I/O 2013 conference, Google announced two important features regarding Google Wallet. The first is integration with Gmail so you can pay by sending an email. The second is the launch of the Google Wallet Instant Buy Android API, which lets developers integrate payment features into apps for selling...
Google Wallet comes to Gmail so you can pay by sending an email, launches Android API for goods and services
App of the Week: Yabbly helps you make better buying decisions

Half a Billion Devices will be NFC Ready for the e-Wallet Revolution by the end of 2014

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According to a new ABI Research Report out of London today, the number of NFC-enabled devices in use will exceed 500 million in 2014. The current advantage goes to Android devices who form the largest base that could take advantage of micro payment services due to arrive later this fall...
Half a Billion Devices will be NFC Ready for the e-Wallet Revolution by the end of 2014

Retailers Team Up on Mobile Wallet

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More than a dozen big retailers announced plans to jointly develop a mobile-payments network that will battle similar services from Google and other companies....
Retailers Team Up on Mobile Wallet

Beautiful Hardware That Won't Become A Reality Without Your Help

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People have been using crowdfunding tools like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to raise the money necessary to bring their ideas to life. For every smash success that meets its goal and raises all the money it needs, there are so many more that never get funded and don't even get off...
Beautiful Hardware That Won't Become A Reality Without Your Help

Windows Phone Store adds Collections, Recommendations, Wallet, and Family controls

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Microsoft has unveiled a refreshed Windows Phone Store to coincide with the launch of Windows Phone 8, and the new storefront offers users several important improvements. Read the full story here....
Windows Phone Store adds Collections, Recommendations, Wallet, and Family controls

ISIS set to launch mobile payments on October 22

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The ISIS mobile payment system is set to go live on October 22, according to some leaked memos from the carrier. Shared by TMoNews, the image reveals that the ISIS Mobile Wallet app will arrive at Google Play store on October 22. Those in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Austin,...
ISIS set to launch mobile payments on October 22

Rumor: Apple strikes deal with Australian start-up Microlatch for fingerprint security tech

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Apple has reportedly inked a deal with Microlatch to use the firm's fingerprint recognition technology in near-field communications applications, possibly hinting that the iPhone maker is serious about introducing e-wallet functionality to future devices....
Rumor: Apple strikes deal with Australian start-up Microlatch for fingerprint security tech
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