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E-commerce APIs: Store Site in a Box

blog.programmableweb.com
Want to sell something on your website? It’s easier than ever these days. Thanks to a growing number of APIs that are nothing short of “money,” you can start collecting some green yourself (ProgrammableWeb now lists over 100 e-commerce related APIs). This post will cover some of these APIs, as...
E-commerce APIs: Store Site in a Box
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Nokia hands out free cupcakes in Belgium to flog the Lumia 800

thenextweb.com
The Lumia launch continues. Yesterday, the Nokia Lumia 800 went on sale on Belgium, and to celebrate that fact, by which we mean to make it known, the Finnish company took to the local transit stations and handed out cupcakes. And you thought that that fad was a US trend....
Nokia hands out free cupcakes in Belgium to flog the Lumia 800

The iPad, the Kindle, and the future of books

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Writing for the New Yorker, Ken Auletta surveys the ebook landscape: it's Apple, Amazon, Google, and the book publishers engaged in a poker game for the hearts, minds, and wallets of book buyers. Kindle editions of books are selling well: There are now an estimated three million Kindles in use,...
The iPad, the Kindle, and the future of books

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

www.guardian.co.uk
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

Nokia 808 PureView enables NFC image share, mobile payment apps to come

www.engadget.com
Rounding off a busy day of shooting with Nokia's new imaging mistress, the company's Vesa Jutila, Head of Symbian Product Marketing, hooked us up with some more developments for the 808 PureView, specifically to do with NFC. He told us that picture sharing would be possible across devices --...
Nokia 808 PureView enables NFC image share, mobile payment apps to come

Koss revamps Porta Pro headphones with iPhone remote, intros 'interlocking' earbuds

www.engadget.com
We're baffled that we missed this gem of news during the bustle of CES, but it turns out that Koss has recently announced a new version of its iconic Porta Pro headphones. The Porta Pro KTC (Koss Touch Control), as it's dubbed, is essentially the same piece of retro...
Koss revamps Porta Pro headphones with iPhone remote, intros 'interlocking' earbuds

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
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Google and Facebook greatly expanded their lobbying budgets in Q1

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Technology companies are boosting their lobbying budgets, as issues that impact them either directly or indirectly are increasingly falling under the eye of Congress. Contentious bills such as SOPA, and now CISPA, have led to several companies greatly expanding the amount of money they are spending to make their views known. In...
Google and Facebook greatly expanded their lobbying budgets in Q1
WALL STREET ANALYST: Hackers Are Attacking Bitcoin So They Can Scoop It Up For Lower Prices
MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom to roll out mobile payment tech

Facebook Says the Facebook Ads It Didn't Sell Work Great

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Here’s Facebook’s retort to people who say Facebook ads don’t work: A study that says people who see brand messages on the site spend more money on those brands, right away. The catch: The study focuses on “earned media” — the messages that Facebook users share with each other, not...
Facebook Says the Facebook Ads It Didn't Sell Work Great

This Data From China Shows Why Apple Is Now Getting Its Butt Kicked In The Smartphone Market (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
A few weeks ago came the startling news that Apple has now been reduced to a niche player in the global smartphone market, at least from a "platform" perspective. Android is now running away with the race with ~75% global market share. Apple's iPhone, meanwhile, has only ~15% share. If...
This Data From China Shows Why Apple Is Now Getting Its Butt Kicked In The Smartphone Market (AAPL)

DirecTV scores a batch of 4K TV trademarks, content remains a pie in the sky

www.engadget.com
Despite the flood of 4K TVs that are emerging this year, there won't be a lot of content to play on them in the near future short of space galleries and the World Cup. The team at DirecTV can't provide an immediate solution, but it's at least getting ahead...
DirecTV scores a batch of 4K TV trademarks, content remains a pie in the sky

Slickdeals' best in tech for March 11th: 60-inch Panasoinic Viera HDTV and Brother HL-2240 laser printer

www.engadget.com
Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for March 11th: 60-inch Panasoinic Viera HDTV and Brother HL-2240 laser printer

Suburban Express Goes Double Or Nothing On Their Aggressive Behavior

www.techdirt.com
Hopefully you recall the story of Suburban Express and its owner, admitted domain squatter Dennis Toeppen, but let me catch you up and let you know what's been going on since that post ran. Suburban Express is a bus company that caters to Midwest students traveling to and from Chicago....
Suburban Express Goes Double Or Nothing On Their Aggressive Behavior

Card Issuers to Test Mobile Wallets

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J.P. Morgan, Capital One and Barclays plan to let customers use a mobile-payments service being developed by wireless carriers as part of a trial set to begin this summer....
Card Issuers to Test Mobile Wallets

Lost your cell phone? Chances are someone is picking through your personal information

www.geekwire.com
In 1995, Reader’s Digest conducted a fascinating experiment in which the magazine placed 120 wallets in 12 cities across the country, and then tracked which communities had the highest return rate of the wallets to their rightful owners. I was always proud of the fact that Seattle was the most...
Lost your cell phone? Chances are someone is picking through your personal information

Wallaby Gets $1.1 Million to Offer One Smart Credit Cart to Replace them All

pandodaily.com
Not all cloud-based wallets are created equal. The vast majority of solutions in the market are attempting to eliminate payment cards all together, although few have gained any significant adoption. Today, Los Angeles startup Wallaby Financial closed a $1.1 million Series A financing round to deliver a much different...
Wallaby Gets $1.1 Million to Offer One Smart Credit Cart to Replace them All

Panasonic Lumix TS4 perfect for outdoorsy types with fat wallets

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The TS4 is as tough as its predecessor, but some new shooting options make things a little more interesting....
Panasonic Lumix TS4 perfect for outdoorsy types with fat wallets

Vimeo Movies Is Like A Digital Video Store Where The Filmmakers Name Their Rental Price

www.fastcompany.com
Vimeo's new movie rental service should please filmmakers, but will viewers pay for the privilege of renting straight from auteurs? Before Netflix came calling, movie rentals were Blockbuster's bread and butter. But pay-per-view rentals aren't dead yet: That's why services such as Redbox still exist. And now Vimeo has...
Vimeo Movies Is Like A Digital Video Store Where The Filmmakers Name Their Rental Price
Square ends 2012 processing $10b annually, 40k retailers onboard, looks to expand globally in 2013

Olympics Online: Who Won The Gold Medal For Best Website?

www.readwriteweb.com
We're well into the second week of the London 2012 Olympics, so how has the online coverage been? NBC fell at the first hurdle with its TV scheduling, but did its website make up for it? What about the New York Times, with its muscular web development team? Or hometown...
Olympics Online: Who Won The Gold Medal For Best Website?

Bus Company Threatens Redditor With Lawsuit, Meets Ken White, Runs Away

www.techdirt.com
Another day, another case of a business attempting to stifle online criticism via threat of lawsuit, amirite? We've seen it again and again. Companies ignorant of the terrifying Streisand Effect go after critics and, normally, the only warm and fuzzy feeling we can take away from it is knowing...
Bus Company Threatens Redditor With Lawsuit, Meets Ken White, Runs Away
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Kindle Paperwhite, Fire and Fire HD now up for pre-order in Japan

www.engadget.com
Amazon's just announced that it's bringing the entire Kindle family to Japan. The basic Paperwhite is now available to pre-order for 8,480 yen from the online retailer, with the 3G version arriving at a slightly pricier 12,980 yen - shipping will start November 19th. Obviously you are going to...
Kindle Paperwhite, Fire and Fire HD now up for pre-order in Japan
War of the wallets: Paypal takes on Google in digital money battle

BII REPORT: How Apple Can Make Mobile Payments Real

www.businessinsider.com
Last week,  Jessica Vascellaro at the Wall Street Journal reported on Apple's internal deliberations over whether and how to launch a mobile payments system. Vascellaro reported that Apple executives are nervous about diving into mobile payments, as Apple's hardware engineers have struggled to implement Near-Field Communications (NFC) options without hurting...
BII REPORT: How Apple Can Make Mobile Payments Real
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