Mobile Payments: Which Provider Will Win the Battle for Dominance?
Friday, 29 June 2012 14:30
With smartphone usage growing by leaps and bounds each year, payment providers are grappling to win control of the mobile payments market. Since total mobile purchases are expected to exceed $600 billion in 2013, it’s not an insignificant contest. Who are the current leaders? Who is best positioned to gain market dominance?
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BIA Kelsey Mobile Local Media Event - Blog Latest
Thursday, 28 June 2012 07:38
BIA/Kelsey held their Mobile Local Media Event in San Francisco on 27 June and have published a blog on the presentations.
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Google Introduces Redesigned Mobile Search Experience, “Google Now” And Siri-Like Assistant
Thursday, 28 June 2012 07:35
Buried among the sexy hardware announcements and hair-raising Google Glass demo this morning were some fairly radical changes to the Google search experience for mobile devices.
(Source: Search Engine Land. Read more....)
Google's digital glasses move out of lab and closer to reality
Thursday, 28 June 2012 07:32
Google Inc expects to roll out a consumer version of its electronic eyewear that can live-stream images and audio and perform computing tasks in less than two years, though it stopped short of putting a price tag on the "smart" glasses.
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What's really, truly going on with Facebook?
Thursday, 28 June 2012 07:29
Every week, there's a new Facebook thing to gripe about. This week, there have been two -- and it's only Tuesday.
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Minitel: The rise and fall of the France-wide web
Thursday, 28 June 2012 07:25
France is switching off its groundbreaking Minitel service which brought online banking, travel reservations, and porn to millions of users in the 1980s. But then came the worldwide web. Minitel has been dying slowly and the plug will be pulled on Saturday.
(Source: BBC News. Read more....)
Ask.fm Claims It’s Overtaken Q&A Giant Formspring – What’s Going On Here?
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 11:15
After Formspring’s recent pivot away from the personal end of the social Q&A space, you’d be forgiven for thinking that there’s little growth left in this narcissistic of all mediums. But if European competitor Ask.fm‘s numbers are to believed that may not be the case.
The Latvia-based Formspring competitor says it’s now overtaken its US rival in terms of traffic, citing 37 million unique visitors per-month compared to Formspring’s 19-20 million.
(Source: TechCrunch. Read more....)
Google seen joining tablet fray Wednesday
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 10:26
Analyst suggests Microsoft's surprise tablet announcement was aimed at pre-empting Google.
Google Inc. is gathering its developers on Wednesday, and there's speculation that the company will do what rival Microsoft Corp. did just a week ago: unveil its own tablet.
(Source: Total Telecom. Read more....)
- 118000 AG starts cooperation with the Italian consulate general of Bavaria: Call Center provides advisory services for Italian citizens.
- Facebook surprises users with email change
- Microsoft confirms Yammer takeover for USD 1.2 bln
- Facebook quietly unveils 'stalking app'
- SEAT Pagine Gialle in final stages of restructuring
- EU telecoms CEOs urge leaders to ease regulation
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