ENTRIES TAGGED "NFC"

ePayments Week: Contactless payment (and zombie survival tactics)

ePayments Week: Contactless payment (and zombie survival tactics)

PayPal preps NFC payments and eBay buys Zong to add direct billing to its toolkit.

PayPal preps NFC payments, while parent eBay buys Zong to add direct billing to wireless accounts to its toolkit. Also, the three types of social commerce and who's driving them.

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ePayments Week: AliPay gets physical

ePayments Week: AliPay gets physical

Barcodes in china, acoustic fingerprinting, and mCommerce is on the rise.

China's top online payment service launches a barcode payment system. Also, an app looks for acoustic fingerprints and mCommerce is predicted to hit $670 billion by 2015.

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ePayments Week: eBay's ecommerce platform

ePayments Week: eBay's ecommerce platform

Magento fills out eBay's platform ambitions and a report predicts $50 billion via NFC by 2014.

eBay's latest acquisition, open-source commerce platform provider Magento, clarifies its ambitions to become a partner for retailers of all sizes. Also, Juniper Research predicts $50 billion in NFC mobile payments by 2014.

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Search Notes: Connecting Google's dots

Search Notes: Connecting Google's dots

How Wallet could fit in with other Google tools, correlate your own data, removing content from search.

In the latest Search Notes: Thoughts on how Wallet could connect to other Google services; a new tool to correlate your own data with search results; international search share; an easy way to remove your content from Google's view.

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Radar's top stories: May 23-27, 2011

Radar's top stories: May 23-27, 2011

The data differences between PC software and mobile apps, "human density data," and lessons from the Victorian age.

This week on Radar: A deep look at how PC-based software and mobile apps handle data acquisition; why "human density data" could be a game changer; interesting data lessons from the Victorian age; friction at the eG8 forum; and a look at Google's new Wallet.

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ePayments Week: Who will deliver swipe-and-pay first?

ePayments Week: Who will deliver swipe-and-pay first?

Isis invites everyone into its NFC effort, rumors swirl around Apple retail, and mobile banking is on a tear.

Isis' CEO opens the doors to its NFC effort, while a stealth project at Apple's retail stores makes some wonder if it will leap ahead of other NFC players. Also, mobile banking is on a tear, especially where it's the first option for the unbanked.

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ePayments Week: Report says developers chill on Android

ePayments Week: Report says developers chill on Android

A report says Android dev interest is stalling, Facebook Credits gets noticed, PayPal buys another real-world service

A report says developers are holding back on Android, put off by fragmentation in the platform and a disappointing uptake in Android tablets. Also, Facebook Credits gets attention and we take a look at PayPal's latest purchase.

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ePayments Week: Android's predicted ascendance

ePayments Week: Android's predicted ascendance

Android could soon own half the market, NFC Simm cards in China, and Quova challenges developers

Gartner says Android can take half the smartphone market by the end of 2012. Also, China's mobile customers can slip NFC SIMM cards into their handsets, and geolocation company Quova challenges developers.

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ePayments Week: Tapping our hunger for Facebook Credits

ePayments Week: Tapping our hunger for Facebook Credits

Shoppers choose virtual currency, AmEx gets geolocation, and Isis plans for an NFC future.

IFeelGoods finds some shoppers choose virtual currency over the real stuff. Also, American Express teams with Foursquare for geolocated offers, Isis plans a tap-and-pay test in Utah, and Boku steps out of the gaming world to pay for real goods.

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ePayments Week: Visa moves into PayPal territory

ePayments Week: Visa moves into PayPal territory

Visa plans person-to-person transfers, Groupon gets hyperlocal, Apple sues Amazon over "App Store"

Visa aims to bring P2P payments to a billion cardholders while continuing to test contactless payment. Also, Groupon wants to offer more (and more local) deals and an Apple lawsuit helps promote Amazon's new app market.

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