"direct billing" entries

Top stories: February 20-24, 2012

Data for the public good, the coming health IT revolution, big data in the cloud.

This week on O'Reilly: Alex Howard examined data's civic role, Dr. Farzad Mostashari discussed health IT and patient empowerment, and Edd Dumbill surveyed big data cloud offerings.

Commerce Weekly: The mobile payment system that's ready now

Three things that make direct billing attractive. Plus, the growing pains of social commerce.

Direct billing stretches beyond its gaming roots, social commerce disappoints, and a refresher on how to dial a phone. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)