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segunda-feira, 30 de junho de 2014

The McDonalds Mobile App: Fast Food Meets The...






The McDonalds Mobile App: Fast Food Meets The Future

paymentweek.com


McDon­alds Cor­po­ra­tion has leaked that they are test­ing a pilot pro­gram using a newly devel­oped mobile pay­ment app (mcdapp.com) geared to mak­ing their fast food even faster.


McDon­alds Cor­po­r …



Emerging Payment Technologies Will Create New Winners And Losers...






Emerging Payment Technologies Will Create New Winners And Losers In The Giant Credit Card Industry

John Heggestuen, businessinsider.com


The cred­it and debit card ecosys­tem is much big­ger than Mas­ter­Card, Amer­i­can Express, and Visa.


Scores of com­pa­nies play dif­fer­ent roles in the sys­tem as inter­me­di­aries, most of them as merchant-facing ven­dors that pro­vide the…



sábado, 28 de junho de 2014

LoopPay ChargeCase turns your iPhone into a wallet...

Qual é o tamanho do esporte na economia? João Pedro Caleiro, de...






Qual é o tamanho do esporte na economia?

João Pedro Caleiro, de EXAME.com, abril.com.br


Esporte no país cresce a taxas chinesas e era responsável por R$ 67 bilhões (ou 1,6% do PIB) já em 2012 - e os sinais são de que uma nova era está começando


São Paulo – O Brasil está em pleno clima de Copa do Mundo, e a promessa é de que …



10 novidades do mercado que você precisa saber Karla Mamona, de...






10 novidades do mercado que você precisa saber

Karla Mamona, de EXAME.com, abril.com.br


Acordo da Petrobras é visto como mais uma intervenção


São Paulo - Veja o que você precisa saber.


1- Dufry define aumento de capital para financiar aquisição. A Dufry disse que irá oferecer aos investidores 3 novas ações para cada 17…



App Turns Your Smartphone Into A Panic Button JOHN BROWNLEE,...






App Turns Your Smartphone Into A Panic Button

JOHN BROWNLEE, fastcodesign.com


Amnesty International’s new app helps activists around the world to secretly alert their friends when they are in trouble.


Human rights activists and jour­nal­ists often hope to make a con­crete dif­fer­ence in the way gov­ern­ments treat…



San Francisco parking app refuses shut-down order

San Francisco parking app refuses shut-down order:

TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press, apnewsarchive.com


SAN FRAN­CIS­CO (AP) — The com­pa­ny behind a mobile app that allows San Fran­cis­co dri­vers to get paid for the pub­lic park­ing spaces they exit has reject­ed an order from the city attor­ney to stop its oper­a­tions.


Mon­key­Park­ing CEO Pao…



Venezuela blackout brings panic to roads and cuts short presidential address

Venezuela blackout brings panic to roads and cuts short presidential address:

Reuters, telegraph.co.uk


Outage at central power station plunges Caracas and other major cities in Venezuela in to darkness for several hours just as President Nicolas Maduro was speaking on television


A black­out cut power to much of Venezuela on Fri­day after­noon,…



App Camp for Girls expanding to Seattle after successful first...






App Camp for Girls expanding to Seattle after successful first year in Portland

Blair Hanley Frank, geekwire.com


App Camp for Girls, a summer camp that gives middle school-aged girls a chance to build their own iPhone apps, is coming to Seattle as a part of its second year of operation. The camp, which started in Portland last year, will run as a one-week…



BNP Paribas to pay record $8.9 billion in fines By E. Scott...






BNP Paribas to pay record $8.9 billion in fines

By E. Scott Reckard, latimes.com


French bank­ing giant BNP Paribas is expect­ed to plead guilty to crim­i­nal charges and pay a record $8.9 bil­lion in fines to set­tle accu­sa­tions it fun­neled bil­lions of dol­lars from black­list­ed coun­tries through its U.S. oper­a­tions, s…



Hey, founders — before you name your startup something stupid,...






Hey, founders — before you name your startup something stupid, read this

Shawn Hur, Survata, venturebeat.com


GUEST POST


Encap­su­lat­ing a busi­ness in a sin­gle word or phrase can be a daunt­ing task. For star­tups, the name of the busi­ness becomes the first word of every investor pitch and the first mes­sage that’s spread to poten­tial users. Althou…



U.S. launches sale of $17.2 million of bitcoin seized in raid BY...






U.S. launches sale of $17.2 million of bitcoin seized in raid

BY LAURA LORENZETTI, fortune.com


Digital currency was seized by the FBI and the U.S. Marshall Service when it raided an online seller of contraband.


The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is accept­ing bids Fri­day for near­ly $17.2 mil­lion worth of bit­coin booty.


The auc­tion, which…



Inside the Mind of a Top Angel Investor

Inside the Mind of a Top Angel Investor:

inc.com


Brian Cohen, Chair­man of New York Angels, tells Inc.'s Scott Ger­ber every­thing entre­pre­neurs need to know about build­ing a busi­ness that will impress investors.



Parking spot startup vows to fight San Francisco’s plan to...






Parking spot startup vows to fight San Francisco’s plan to shut it down

By Josh Lowensohn, theverge.com


An Ital­ian start­up that lets peo­ple buy and sell city-owned park­ing spots to one anoth­er plans to ignore efforts to crack down on its busi­ness and those who use it. Mon­key Park­ing today said it will keep offer­ing a way for peo­ple in pub­…



Power users vs. empowered usersimore.com There’s a...






Power users vs. empowered users

imore.com


There’s a gen­er­al feel­ing in the Apple com­mu­ni­ty that power users are being ignored if not aban­doned, as iPhones and iPads take the spot­light from Macs, and OS X is made to look and work more …



9 ways virtual reality will affect the startup scene Scott...






9 ways virtual reality will affect the startup scene

Scott Gerber, thenextweb.com


It sounds like sci­ence fic­tion, but vir­tu­al real­i­ty tech­nol­o­gy is tak­ing off. Not even the sky’s the limit for imag­in­ing what could be done with this tech­nol­o­gy. Just ask Google I/O 2014 atten­dees and their card­board VR…



Can Mobile Money Extend Financial Services To Smallholder Farmers

Can Mobile Money Extend Financial Services To Smallholder Farmers:

Stephanie Hanson, cgap.org


Kenya is widely acknowledged to be a global leader in mobile money. Over two-thirds of its adult population uses M-PESA, the mobile money system launched in 2007 by Safaricom.But even in Kenya, many are not using M-PESA. I know many smallholder…



Clay Christensen on the recent debate surrounding his theory of...

ITU sets up mobile money focus group

ITU sets up mobile money focus group:

Chris Udemans, humanipo.com


The ITU said over 2.5 billion people do not have access to bank accounts, most of them in developing economies.“Internationally standardised ‘mobile money’ platforms will increase financial inclusion to the benefit of socio-economic development…



Foursquare finally comes up with a monetization strategy that...






Foursquare finally comes up with a monetization strategy that makes sense

Nathaniel Mott, pando.com


Foursquare is planning to monetize its greatest asset — its database of precise locations for restaurants, shopping malls, and anywhere else someone might want to visit — by asking some of its partners to start paying for that cartographical treas…



The Entrepreneur Disrupting Wall Street

The Entrepreneur Disrupting Wall Street:

BY Chris Beier, inc.com


VIDEO • HOW I DID IT


The story of how Brad Katsuyama—a former RBC trader featured in Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys—started his own stock exchange.



Empowerment Through Financial Inclusion: Christine Lagarde...






Empowerment Through Financial Inclusion: Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

core12_admin, corecommunique.com


Address to the International Forum for Financial InclusionBy Christine Lagarde

Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Mexico, June 26, 2014As prepared for deliveryGood morning. Buenos días.It is a great pleasure …



quarta-feira, 25 de junho de 2014

Most people want a bigger iPhone—some are even willing to pay...






Most people want a bigger iPhone—some are even willing to pay extra for it

Dan Frommer, qz.com


Apple is “ramp­ing up” on two new iPhone designs with big­ger screens, Bloomberg reports. This has been wide­ly antic­i­pat­ed, as Google Android phones with larg­er dis­plays have become pop­u­lar, espe­cial­ly in Asia.


A research report…



Watch the global hacking war in real time with a weirdly...






Watch the global hacking war in real time with a weirdly hypnotic map

Heather Timmons, qz.com


Well-organized hack­ers from China have been blamed for every­thing from crip­pling pro-democracy web­sites in Hong Kong to steal­ing cor­po­rate secrets from US com­pa­nies in recent months. The US and China are locked in an esca­lat­ing war abou…



Disruptors, to arms: San Francisco stops startups selling public...






Disruptors, to arms: San Francisco stops startups selling public parking spaces

Nathaniel Mott, pando.com


The cult of disruption is going to be pissssssed. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has warned MonkeyParking, a service that allows consumers to auction off their public parking space, that it will be subject to legal action if it…



Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Sundar Pichai,...






Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Sundar Pichai, The Second Most Important Person At Google

Jillian D’Onfro, businessinsider.com


When Sun­dar Pichai got a pro­mo­tion last year to head up Google’s Android divi­sion, it fur­ther cement­ed his role as a ris­ing star in the com­pa­ny. As senior vice pres­i­dent of Android, Chrome and apps, Pichai is respon­si­ble for some of…



Auto Link, o Android para carros, pode ser anunciado no Google...






Auto Link, o Android para carros, pode ser anunciado no Google I/O 2014

Renê Fraga, googlediscovery.com


De acordo com o site Autonews, o Google planeja lançar sua plataforma do Android para carros ainda este mês. A publicação informa que o Google desenvolveu um serviço que “projeta” dados e aplicativos de um dispositivo Android para exibição no pain…



Why You Should Act Like an Entrepreneur, Even If You’re...






Why You Should Act Like an Entrepreneur, Even If You’re Not

Michael Moroney, entrepreneur.com


Talk to any inde­pen­dent busi­ness owner, and he or she will tell you that one of the best parts of the job is “being their own boss.” But while the self-employed enjoy cer­tain free­doms — from oper­a­tions, mar­ket­ing to work­ing hours —…



Is time spent a better metric than pageviews? Upworthy says it...






Is time spent a better metric than pageviews? Upworthy says it is, and open-sources its code for attention minutes

Mathew Ingram, gigaom.com


At this point, almost every­one — online pub­lish­ers and adver­tis­ers alike — agrees that raw pageviews are a poor mea­sure of the value that a media out­let pro­vides, but no one can fig­ure out exact­ly what to replace them with. Some sites ha…



5 Things You Must Know About Angel Investors

5 Things You Must Know About Angel Investors:

BY Erik Sherman @ErikSherman, inc.com


Inc.com contributor Erik Sherman gets a sneak peak at the forthcoming book, What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know.


Brian Cohen is an expe­ri­enced angel investor and the chair­man of the New York Angels, a con­sor­tium of angel investors t…



The best Tour De France apps for iPhone and...






The best Tour De France apps for iPhone and iPad

apppicker.com


The Tour de France is the world’s most popular bike race. Never miss a moment of this year’s epic race. Check out our list of the best Tour de France apps for the iPhone and iPad. …Full Article…



The best iPhone apps for charadesapppicker.com If you love...






The best iPhone apps for charades

apppicker.com


If you love playing charades, then increase your enjoyment by checking out our list of the best charades apps for your iPhone. …Full Article…



For $10,000, your car can drive itself By Josh Lowensohn,...






For $10,000, your car can drive itself

By Josh Lowensohn, theverge.com


Cruise’s new kit wants to help your car find its own way on freeways


I’ve seen the aban­doned air­port run­way in front of me a dozen times, but this is my first time actu­al­ly being here. I’m in Alame­da, a city right across the bay from San…



Driverless Cars For $10,000? This Startup Is Challenging Google...






Driverless Cars For $10,000? This Startup Is Challenging Google With A Simple Sensor

Parmy Olson, forbes.com


Google ’s dri­ver­less car project has been get­ting plen­ty of atten­tion for the kinds of changes it could bring to trans­porta­tion, but buy­ing an entire­ly new, self-driving car is out of most peo­ple’s bud­gets and many years away. Cruise…



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7 Tips for Surviving The Leap From Employee to Entrepreneur By...






7 Tips for Surviving The Leap From Employee to Entrepreneur

By Nellie Akalp, mashable.com


business


Becom­ing a suc­cess­ful entre­pre­neur takes more than a great idea and impor­tant con­nec­tions (although both do help). Mak­ing the shift from the steady life of a full-time employ­ee to the unpre­dictable world of entre­pre­neur­shi…



Helpshift Raises $10M Series A Round Led By Intel Capital For Its Mobile Customer Service Solution

Helpshift Raises $10M Series A Round Led By Intel Capital For Its Mobile Customer Service Solution:

Frederic Lardinois, techcrunch.com


With an ever-increasing amount of com­merce shift­ing to mobile apps, it’s also becom­ing increas­ing­ly impor­tant for com­pa­nies to be able to offer cus­tomer ser­vice right from their apps. Help­shift, a CRM ser­vice that focus­es on exact­ly…



Aplicativo monitora estado do paciente e informa médicos Da...






Aplicativo monitora estado do paciente e informa médicos

Da redação de Pequenas Empresas e Grandes Negócios, globo.com


O uMotif foi desenvolvido inicialmente para atender pacientes com diabetes tipo 1 e 2 (Foto: Divulgação)Criado por uma startup do Reino Unido, o aplicativo uMotif se propõe a facilitar a colaboração entre médicos e pacientes.O app, que só pode ser…



Freemium apps account for 98 percent of worldwide Google Play...






Freemium apps account for 98 percent of worldwide Google Play revenue

By Vlad Savov, theverge.com


Paying within the app is proving more palatable than paying for the app


In the buildup to tomor­row’s Google I/O con­fer­ence, App Annie has released a report detail­ing the rapid growth of Google’s Play Store and the rev­enues it’s pro­duc­ing.…



Tech startup Cruise offers autonomous driving package for...






Tech startup Cruise offers autonomous driving package for $10,000

Peter Braun, digitaltrends.com


If you are ready to give autonomous driving a shot, you may have a chance sooner than you thought. While Google and automotive giants like Mercedes and Audi are conducting through and expensive tests, a start up is aiming to beat everyone to the…



Newly opened Online Food Portal offering Tempting Cuisines At Your…

Newly opened Online Food Portal offering Tempting Cuisines At Your…:

google.com


Yhungry.com: Newly opened Online Food Por­tal offer­ing Tempt­ing Cuisines At Your Door Steps. We are excit­ed to launch our newly new web­site, Yhungry.com.… - Sapana Kumari - Google+



How to Use Google Analytics: Getting Started

How to Use Google Analytics: Getting Started:

Kristi Hines, socialmediaexaminer.com


Do you need a deeper understanding of Google Analytics? Do you know what data each section of Google Analytics offers? A few important details and settings can improve your Google Analytics reporting. In this article I’ll share the basics of…



Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger Inside Flipboard,...






Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger

Inside Flipboard, flipboard.com


We’ve got a special place for people aspiring to make the world better: it’s called Big Ideas. This category, which debuted last year, celebrates innovation and the visionaries driving it. Their quests are as diverse as beating cancer, solving…



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The Chip (Card) is in the Mail - Global...






The Chip (Card) is in the Mail - Global Hub

mastercard.com


Inter­est in EMV or chip cards con­tin­ues to grow in the U.S. “What is EMV?” became a hot topic in late Decem­ber when retail store breach­es were in the news and peo­ple won­dered why their cards we …



The Chip (Card) is in the Mail - Global...






The Chip (Card) is in the Mail - Global Hub

mastercard.com


Inter­est in EMV or chip cards con­tin­ues to grow in the U.S. “What is EMV?” became a hot topic in late Decem­ber when retail store breach­es were in the news and peo­ple won­dered why their cards we …



terça-feira, 24 de junho de 2014

Brazil's mobile payments market comes into focus after regulations

Brazil's mobile payments market comes into focus after regulations:

mobilepaymentstoday.com


Mobile network operators, bank card issuers, acquirers and the card brands are working together on a variety of projects.



CEO Insights: Simon McMurtrie - 6 golden rules for expanding...

Inside Amnesty’s Panic Button App: Simple Technology,...






Inside Amnesty’s Panic Button App: Simple Technology, Serious Impact For Activists

Tom Watson, forbes.com


Amnesty Inter­na­tion­al released its Panic But­ton app for Android today, pro­vid­ing a new tool aimed at get­ting activists out of trou­ble (if not jail) and pro­tect­ing dis­sent around the world.


The con­cept is sim­ple: the app trans­forms …



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More Secure Credit Cards With Chips Coming To The U.S. Tom...






More Secure Credit Cards With Chips Coming To The U.S.

Tom Groenfeldt, forbes.com


By the end of 2015, 70 per­cent of U.S. cred­it cards and 41 per­cent of U.S. debit cards will have secu­ri­ty chips — called EMV for Euro­pay, Mas­ter­Card, Visa — accord­ing to the Aité Group.


While Europe, Cana­da and Mex­i­co have had chippe…



Shadow network hits speeds up to 100 times faster than Google...






Shadow network hits speeds up to 100 times faster than Google Fiber

Jonathan Feist, androidauthority.com


Moto G on T-Mobile 3G in Port­land, OR


What do you con­sid­er to be fast inter­net? 10 megabits per sec­ond? What about 100mbps? We’ve heard that LTE-A ser­vice in South Korea is push­ing upwards of 400mbps, and that Google Fiber clocks in up to…



Inside Amnesty’s Panic Button App: Simple Technology,...






Inside Amnesty’s Panic Button App: Simple Technology, Serious Impact For Activists

Tom Watson, forbes.com


Amnesty Inter­na­tion­al released its Panic But­ton app for Android today, pro­vid­ing a new tool aimed at get­ting activists out of trou­ble (if not jail) and pro­tect­ing dis­sent around the world.


The con­cept is sim­ple: the app trans­forms …





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More Secure Credit Cards With Chips Coming To The U.S. Tom...






More Secure Credit Cards With Chips Coming To The U.S.

Tom Groenfeldt, forbes.com


By the end of 2015, 70 per­cent of U.S. cred­it cards and 41 per­cent of U.S. debit cards will have secu­ri­ty chips — called EMV for Euro­pay, Mas­ter­Card, Visa — accord­ing to the Aité Group.


While Europe, Cana­da and Mex­i­co have had chippe…





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Shadow network hits speeds up to 100 times faster than Google...






Shadow network hits speeds up to 100 times faster than Google Fiber

Jonathan Feist, androidauthority.com


Moto G on T-Mobile 3G in Port­land, OR


What do you con­sid­er to be fast inter­net? 10 megabits per sec­ond? What about 100mbps? We’ve heard that LTE-A ser­vice in South Korea is push­ing upwards of 400mbps, and that Google Fiber clocks in up to…





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segunda-feira, 23 de junho de 2014

10 Trigger Words to Ban From Your Emails

10 Trigger Words to Ban From Your Emails:

BY John Brandon @jmbrandonbb, inc.com


Not only are these words a sign of weak communication, they’re also likely to turn off your recipients.


My day job is to write about tech­nol­o­gy and test gad­gets. How­ev­er, there are days when I think I’m real­ly just pro­cess­ing email.…





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10 Trigger Words to Ban From Your Emails

10 Trigger Words to Ban From Your Emails:

BY John Brandon @jmbrandonbb, inc.com


Not only are these words a sign of weak communication, they’re also likely to turn off your recipients.


My day job is to write about tech­nol­o­gy and test gad­gets. How­ev­er, there are days when I think I’m real­ly just pro­cess­ing email.…



domingo, 22 de junho de 2014

388 lojas online que você deve evitar, segundo o Procon Maurício...






388 lojas online que você deve evitar, segundo o Procon

Maurício Grego, de EXAME.com, abril.com.br


Veja a lista das lojas na web de que você deve manter distância para não ser enganado, segundo o Procon Pessoa faz compras onlineGetty ImagesSão Paulo — O Procon de São Paulo mantém, desde 2011, uma lista de lojas de comércio eletrônico qu…



Cientistas criam “pâncreas biônico” controlado por smartphone...






Cientistas criam “pâncreas biônico” controlado por smartphone para tratar de diabetes

Emerson Alecrim, tecnoblog.net


Portadores de diabetes tipo 1 precisam lidar com uma rotina muitas vezes sofrível: receber injeções diárias de insulina para controlar os níveis de glicose em seu organismo. Felizmente, há várias pesquisas em andamento que tentam encontrar a cura …



Como evitar brigas entre sócios da sua pequena empresa Editado...






Como evitar brigas entre sócios da sua pequena empresa

Editado por Camila Lam, de EXAME.com, abril.com.br


Millor Machado, sócio-fundador da rede social Empreendemia, afirma que estabelecer responsabilidades e prazos claros para cada sócio é essencial


A importância de uma comunicação clara entre os sócios

Escrito por Millor Machado,…



TMI: Your Mood on Facebook Can Affect Your Friends Alex...






TMI: Your Mood on Facebook Can Affect Your Friends

Alex Magdaleno, mashable.com


social-media


The Deb­bie Down­ers in your Face­book News Feed are mess­ing with your mood.


A team of social sci­en­tists from Cor­nell Uni­ver­si­ty, the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, San Fran­cis­co and Face­book released a study detail­ing…



Business travel: le previsioni per il 2014edenredlab.it La...






Business travel: le previsioni per il 2014

edenredlab.it


La dras­ti­ca con­tra­zio­ne dei costi che le azien­de hanno do­vu­to sos­te­ne­re per fron­teg­gia­re la crisi eco­no­mi­ca di ques­ti anni ha in­ci­so pro­fon­da­men­te anche sul set­to­re dei viag­g



How India can keep startups from moving to Singapore Shruti...






How India can keep startups from moving to Singapore

Shruti Chakraborty, qz.com


Many Indi­an star­tups have faced this dilem­ma at some point—stay home or head for the coun­try top-ranked in “ease of doing business.”


Home, for what it’s worth, ranks 134th on that list, put out by the World Bank.


And so, many leave. In…



Amazon prepara-se para lançar seu próprio smartphone Anderson...






Amazon prepara-se para lançar seu próprio smartphone

Anderson Nascimento, xataka.com.br


Nesta quarta-feira, a Amazon organizará um evento para apresentar um dispositivo, ainda não revelado, mas que deve ser um smartphone com tela 3D que promete revolucionar o mercado. O evento será apresentado pelo diretor-executivo e fundador…