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quarta-feira, 30 de julho de 2014

Brasileiros criam antena que faz celular funcionar mesmo sem sinal

Brasileiros criam antena que faz celular funcionar mesmo sem sinal:

uol.com.br


Dois irmãos brasileiros que moram nos Estados Unidos lançaram um dispositivo capaz de fazer o celular funcionar em condições adversas, sem depender do sinal telefônico ou da internet - nem o “modo avião” é obstáculo. É a goTenna, que se conecta ao…



Este guia de aplicativos vai te ajudar a ter uma rotina mais...






Este guia de aplicativos vai te ajudar a ter uma rotina mais confortável na sua cidade

F451 Mídia, uol.com.br


A vida em uma grande cidade não é fácil, mas há vários aplicativos que podem deixar a nossa rotina mais agradável. Separamos uma lista com apps para você fugir do trânsito, para ter comida na sua porta sem sair de casa e para programar o passeio d…



Are the BRICS starting to crumble? wefmediateam,...






Are the BRICS starting to crumble?

wefmediateam, forumblog.org


The original concept behind the BRIC acronym (which represents Brazil, Russia, India and China) was to identify the countries with the greatest growth potential in the first half of the 21st century, based on features such as population, demograph…



Apple’s iPhone business is as big as McDonald’s and...






Apple’s iPhone business is as big as McDonald’s and Coke combined

Yoni Heisler, tuaw.com


It’s no secret that the bulk of Apple’s rev­enue comes from the iPhone. Dur­ing the com­pa­ny’s most recent quar­ter, for exam­ple, 53% of its $37.4 bil­lion in quar­ter­ly rev­enue came from its icon­ic smart­phone.


For as much as peo­ple like …



Restaurant Theft Prevention Theft Comes In Many Forms Restaurant...






Restaurant Theft Prevention Theft Comes In Many Forms Restaurant Theft…

google.com


Restau­rant Theft Pre­ven­tion Theft Comes In Many Forms Restau­rant Theft Pre­ven­tion: Many restau­rant own­ers and man­age­ment are com­plete­ly obliv­i­ous to… - Donna Schim - Google+



Starbucks and Apple: Mobile payments’ sleeping giants? Chantal...






Starbucks and Apple: Mobile payments’ sleeping giants?

Chantal Tode, mobilecommercedaily.com


Starbucks eyes mobile payments extensionWith Starbucks looking to bring its mobile payments platform to other retailers and the rumor mill around an Apple mobile payments solution kicking into high gear again, the mobile payments wars may just be…



Restaurant POS Tablet version to Launch in August! Groovv Register: New…

Restaurant POS Tablet version to Launch in August! Groovv Register: New…:

google.com


Restau­rant POS Tablet ver­sion to Launch in August! Groovv Reg­is­ter: New Fea­tures Com­ing Soon! We are work­ing hard to deliv­er up what you ordered. We are… - Coastal Pay­ment Sys­tems - Google+



London Transport Network Finally Opening Up To Contactless...






London Transport Network Finally Opening Up To Contactless Mobile Payments

3novices.blogspot.com


Lon­don has had a ded­i­cat­ed con­tact­less pay­ment trav­el­card, called Oys­ter, for over a decade — offer­ing a smarter alter­na­tive to paper tick­et­ing that can hold a bal­ance and cap daily an …



Visa Readying More Mobile Payment APIs, SDKs...

Amazon apparently set to launch Square-competitor in August as...






Amazon apparently set to launch Square-competitor in August as it develops biometric payment solutions

Mark Gurman, 9to5mac.com


Ama­zon could be prepar­ing to launch its own mobile cred­it card read­ing hard­ware in the com­ing weeks, accord­ing to inter­nal Sta­ples doc­u­ments hint­ing at such a launch that we’ve obtained. Accord­ing to the doc­u­ments, Sta­ples stores w…



PayRange raises $2.6M for vending-machine payment technology,...






PayRange raises $2.6M for vending-machine payment technology, names ex-Google Payments boss as director

Taylor Soper, geekwire.com


PayRange, a Portland-based startup that allows vending machines to accept mobile payments, has raised a $2.6 million funding round. The company wouldn’t comment on the funding. The SEC filing notes that former Google Payments head and Google Walle…



Easy Taxi recebe novo aporte para expansão na Ásia e América...






Easy Taxi recebe novo aporte para expansão na Ásia e América Latina

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


O fundador e CEO da Easy Taxi, Tallis Gomes (Foto: Divulgação)A Easy Taxi, aplicativo para chamar táxis, recebeu um novo aporte de R$ 90 milhões. Com o valor, a startup brasileira, que completa três anos de vida, chega a sua quarta rodada d…



3 atitudes que acabam com a sua reputação no trabalho Da redação...






3 atitudes que acabam com a sua reputação no trabalho

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


Quanto mais cedo você terminar seus afazeres e quanto mais se dedicar a eles, mais tempo livre você terá para resolver suas questões pessoais (Foto: Shutterstock)Líderes também erram. Não entregar determinada tarefa dentro do prazo, fazer uma…



Startup francesa entrega pacotes para piquenique em apenas uma...






Startup francesa entrega pacotes para piquenique em apenas uma hora

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


A Paris Picnic oferece aos seus clientes quatro tipos de piquenique (Foto: Divulgação)O sol apareceu e você decidiu, de última hora, fazer um piquenique. Bom, no Brasil talvez a cena não seja muito comum, mas na Europa são muitas as pessoas que…



Saiba como transformar um hobby em um negócio Da redação de...






Saiba como transformar um hobby em um negócio

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


Ganhe dinheiro com seu hobby: pergunte para os amigos o quanto pagariam por seus produtos (Foto: Divulgação)Você tem um hobby, um passatempo, e quer transformá-lo em uma atividade remunerada e lucrativa? Tem dúvidas de como levar seus produtos ao…



6 truques para detectar mentiras nos negócios Da redação de...






6 truques para detectar mentiras nos negócios

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


Segundo especialista, cada pessoa tem o seu “nariz de Pinóquio”, um ponto fraco que facilita a detecção de uma mentira (Foto: ThinkStock)O ser humano mente o tempo todo - é o que diz a ciência. Segundo diversos estudos, a frequência com que falamo…



As 9 startups mais “quentes” da América do Sul Da redação de...






As 9 startups mais “quentes” da América do Sul

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


A startup Dafiti fundada em 2011 é hoje uma das maiores varejistas online de moda do país (Foto: Shutterstock)Alguma ideia de quais são as startups mais “quentes” da América do Sul? Difícil precisar, mas o site americano “Business Insider” se…



4 dicas para tornar suas reuniões mais produtivas Da redação de...






4 dicas para tornar suas reuniões mais produtivas

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


Donos de negócios devem fazer reuniões somente quando necessário (Foto: Photopin)É inevitável: você vai perder um tempo do seu dia em reuniões. Se sua empresa tem mais de 15 ou 20 funcionários, elas se tornarão necessárias. Veja o que fazer para q…



Com medidas, Banco Central quer melhorar crédito a PMEs Da...






Com medidas, Banco Central quer melhorar crédito a PMEs

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


Para o chefe do Departamento de Normas do Banco Central, o impacto potencial da medida é de aproximadamente R$ 5 bilhões (Foto: Shutterstock)O chefe do Departamento de Normas do Banco Central, Sergio Odilon dos Anjos, informou que uma das medidas…



sexta-feira, 11 de julho de 2014

Forget food blogging: this startup aims to show that table...






Forget food blogging: this startup aims to show that table reservations are the real money-makers

Daniel Tay, techinasia.com


The sight of entire families working in the same industry is nothing new. According to Family Business Review Magazine, family businesses make up roughly 80 precent of all the companies in North America. In the same vein, family businesses have al…



It’s 2024: Guess What’s Not in Your Wallet? By Gail Buckner,...






It’s 2024: Guess What’s Not in Your Wallet?

By Gail Buckner, foxbusiness.com


Last year, one in three vic­tims who had their finan­cial accounts hacked expe­ri­enced iden­ti­fy fraud, accord­ing to a recent study from the Nation­al Con­sumer League.


Data breach­es have become so preva­lent that they’ve grown to be part of…



How To Test The Startup Lifestyle Before You Commit

How To Test The Startup Lifestyle Before You Commit:

Martin Zwilling, forbes.com


If you think you are the per­fect fit for the entre­pre­neur lifestyle, but you’re not yet sure if you’re ready to start your own, then I rec­om­mend that you take a job with an exist­ing start­up first to val­i­date the cul­ture real­i­ties again…



New App Lets You Get Instant Healthcare Through Your Smartphone

New App Lets You Get Instant Healthcare Through Your Smartphone:

By Diane Macedo, foxbusiness.com


A new app is giv­ing Amer­i­can con­sumers a new way to get health­care — via their smart­phones.


The “Doc­tor on Demand” app, which launched in 15 states this week, allows patients to skip the tra­di­tion­al visit to the doc­tor’s office for a…



HotelQuickly Raises $4.5 Million To Double-Down On Last Minute...






HotelQuickly Raises $4.5 Million To Double-Down On Last Minute Hotel Booking In Asia-Pacific

Steve O’Hear, techcrunch.com


Last-minute hotel book­ing app HotelQuick­ly — whose found­ing team includes two ex-Rocket Inter­net exec­u­tives — has raised a fur­ther $4.5 mil­lion in fund­ing as it doubles-down on the Asia-Pacific mar­ket — and, per­haps in the longer-term,…



This bootstrapped Japanese startup is proof that you don’t need...






This bootstrapped Japanese startup is proof that you don’t need to be in Tokyo to go global

J.T. Quigley, techinasia.com


In Japan, a majority of both established tech companies and startups are headquartered in the bustling, often claustrophobic capital of Tokyo. Nulab, a startup that makes cross-team collaboration platforms, prefers the slower pace of Fukuoka.Nestl…



This new app helps Indonesians get the most out of their used...






This new app helps Indonesians get the most out of their used cars

Leighton Cosseboom, techinasia.com


Stefan Haubold, Co-founder and managing director of CarmudiCar classifieds portal Carmudi announced its new app for the Indonesian market last night, throwing its hat into the country’s mobile ring. This is part of its global initiative geared…



India sets up $1.6B fund for startups, backs a new era of...






India sets up $1.6B fund for startups, backs a new era of software product innovation

Malavika Velayanikal, techinasia.com


The new Modi government’s first budget presented in the Indian parliament on Thursday was music to the ears of the tech startup community on two counts.Firstly, finance minister Arun Jaitley announced the setting up of an INR 100 billion (US$1.6…



Restaurateurs serving up a side order of technology

Restaurateurs serving up a side order of technology:

dallasnews.com


By KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBSSome of the largest casual dining chains are rolling out tabletop tablets that can eliminate some of the pain of dining out.At the same time, they’re looking at upgrades that can allow restaurant technology to work with the…



Tap-and-go fraud: MasterCard downplays consumer...






Tap-and-go fraud: MasterCard downplays consumer concerns

Australian Associated Press, theguardian.com


Fraudsters can use someone else’s PayPass debit card many times before being caught


MasterCard has downplayed claims that tap-and-go debit card technology is a boon for fraudsters, but concedes customers do complain about them.


During sentenci…



Google sets aside $100 million for promising European...






Google sets aside $100 million for promising European startups

Mariella Moon, engadget.com


Genius can flower any­where, you know, that’s why Google wants to give promis­ing star­tups out­side Sil­i­con Val­ley a chance to explore their ideas. Moun­tain Val­ley’s par­tic­u­lar­ly eye­ing up-and-coming com­pa­nies from Europe at the momen…



segunda-feira, 7 de julho de 2014

Smart Mobile Payment And Ticketing Platform For The Public...






Smart Mobile Payment And Ticketing Platform For The Public Transport From Israeli Startup

robertpass, jewishicommunity.com


An Israeli startup HopOn have created a “smart mobile payment and ticketing platform for the public transport, taking the simplification of transport ticketing to a new level,” according to their site. According to Times of Israel, David Mezuman,…



sexta-feira, 4 de julho de 2014

How to Replace Your Wallet With Your Phone Sylvan Lane,...






How to Replace Your Wallet With Your Phone

Sylvan Lane, mashable.com


There’s some­thing lib­er­at­ing about walk­ing around with­out your wal­let. No giant clump of leather, plas­tic or fab­ric press­ing itself against your thigh. No awk­ward out­lines in your pock­et. No shuf­fling and shift­ing in your seat just …



BBVA launches NFC payments based on Visa HCE specifications

BBVA launches NFC payments based on Visa HCE specifications:

Sarah Clark, nfcworld.com


BBVA has become the first bank to launch a commercial NFC payments service that makes use of Visa’s cloud-based payments specifications. Customers in Spain with an Android NFC handset can use host card emulation (HCE)…Read the rest of BBVA…



App ContaAzul quer descomplicar gestão de pequenas...






App ContaAzul quer descomplicar gestão de pequenas empresas

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


O sistema de gestão ContaAzul funciona na web e em dispositivos móveis e já atende a 20 mil pequenas empresas


São Paulo — O Brasil tem mais de 6 milhões de pequenas empresas. Poucas têm um bom sistema de gestão. Três empreendedores brasileiros…



A materialização de seus sonhos depende de você

A materialização de seus sonhos depende de você:

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


Toda pessoa bem-sucedida carrega dentro de si o sentimento de estar cumprindo uma missão, pois qualquer vitória perde seu valor se não a utilizarmos para fins ainda maiores.Desde jovem aprendi que quando uma pessoa estabelece um canal de comunicaç…



Bluefin Payment Systems Partners with GoSmallBiz to Provide...






Bluefin Payment Systems Partners with GoSmallBiz to Provide Quickswipe Mobile Payments - GoSmallBiz

gosmallbiz.com


Bluefin Pay­ment Sys­tems, the lead­ing provider of secu­ri­ty and pay­ment tech­nol­o­gy to retail­ers and Inde­pen­dent Soft­ware Ven­dors (ISVs), has part­nered with GoSmallBiz.com to pro­vide Blue …



Now credit unions could offer pioneering mobile payment services, too

Now credit unions could offer pioneering mobile payment services, too:

WalesOnline, walesonline.co.uk


Barclays handing credit unions free access to the technology behind ground-breaking service Pingit after more than 2.5 million sign up to use it



As Mobile Payments Should Bechimpchange.me Chim­pChange is an...






As Mobile Payments Should Be

chimpchange.me


Chim­pChange is an app based, web inte­grat­ed mobile pay­ments start-up look­ing to improve the way the younger gen­er­a­tion move money between each other.



McDonald’s Plays With Mobile Payments in Georgia Lauren Johnson,...






McDonald’s Plays With Mobile Payments in Georgia

Lauren Johnson, adweek.com


Over the past four months, McDonald’s has been testing mobile payments within a branded app in the Columbus, Ga., market after several years of experimenting with efforts in other pockets of the country.A rep for McDonald’s confirmed that the bran…



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 …



This Startup’s Brilliant Customer Service Strategy Is To...






This Startup’s Brilliant Customer Service Strategy Is To Treat People ‘The Way We Wish Our College Boyfriends Had Treated Us’

Jillian D’Onfro, businessinsider.com


Jane Park, cofounder and CEO of the make-up start­up, Julep, takes cus­tomer ser­vice very seri­ous­ly. After all, Julep relies on its cus­tomers: Every new prod­uct the com­pa­ny makes is test­ed on a com­mu­ni­ty of month­ly sub­scribers before …



The best car insurance apps for iPhoneapppicker.com If you are...






The best car insurance apps for iPhone

apppicker.com


If you are looking to compare, find or track your rates then check out our list of the best car insurance apps for the iPhone. …Full Article…



Análise: iZettle ou SumUp? Qual o melhor gadget para transações...

Foodpanda App for Android and iOS Gets Cashless Mobile Payment Option

Foodpanda App for Android and iOS Gets Cashless Mobile Payment Option:

a2zpayment.blogspot.com


Food­pan­da App for Android and iOS Gets Cash­less Mobile Pay­ment Option:


ndtv.com


Users can now order food via the Android and iOS apps using the new cash­less mobile pay­ment via their linked cred­it …



Zomato has acquired New Zealand’s MenuMania and says it’s hungry...






Zomato has acquired New Zealand’s MenuMania and says it’s hungry for more

Sruthijith KK, qz.com


Zoma­to, the India-born restau­rant dis­cov­ery ser­vice with an appetite for glob­al expan­sion, has made its first acqui­si­tion in New Zealand. It has bought that coun­try’s lead­ing restau­rant list­ing and review por­tal Menu­Ma­nia for an…



O empreendedor brasileiro pensa pequeno?

O empreendedor brasileiro pensa pequeno?:

José Carlos Cavalcanti*, da, abril.com.br


Inovação é a palavra do momento, mas poucos empreendedores são realmente desruptivos. O motivo para isso pode estar no comércio internacional brasileiro


Há atualmente no Brasil um determinado posicionamento que frequentemente se manifesta no…



Nigerian farmers use NFC to access seed and fertilizer subsidies

Nigerian farmers use NFC to access seed and fertilizer subsidies:

Rian Boden, nfcworld.com


“In some parts of the developed world, NFC can sometimes be a solution looking for a problem but we’ve got plenty of problems here in Africa and it is an ideal solution for quite a few of them,” says mobile money expert Susie Lonie.Read the res…



The best iPhone apps for finding restaurantsapppicker.com If you...






The best iPhone apps for finding restaurants

apppicker.com


If you are looking for a place to ear, a nearby joint, or something new to try out, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for finding restaurants. …Full Article…



Mobile Payments: How Smart Phones Are Replacing Credit...






Mobile Payments: How Smart Phones Are Replacing Credit Cards

coredigitalworks.com


Many of us make pur­chas­es via mobiles devices. Soon mobile pay­ment tech­nol­o­gy will devel­op to the point where we may no longer have a need for cred­it cards, debit cards or even cash.



Mobile payments can bring more efficiency into the commercial...






Mobile payments can bring more efficiency into the commercial banking industry,…

google.com


Mobile pay­ments can bring more effi­cien­cy into the com­mer­cial bank­ing indus­try, and mobile oper­a­tors, pay­ment providers, and other online play­ers are… - Mel­lisa Robin - Google+



Flexibility key when choosing a mobile payment technology provider (VIDEO)

Flexibility key when choosing a mobile payment technology provider (VIDEO):

Cellum Team, cellummobilepay.com


Why a dizzying array of use cases and regional differences makes flexibility so important. Continue reading →



Moving Beyond the First Step to Financial Inclusion in India |...






Moving Beyond the First Step to Financial Inclusion in India | Financial Inclusion Insights

finclusion.org


This is the first blog post in a series focus­ing on India, where Inter­Me­dia con­duct­ed a nation­al­ly rep­re­sen­ta­tive sur­vey of 45,024 adults, ages 15 and older, from Oct. 15, 2013, to Jan. 8,



Estratégia para Acelerar a Expansão Sustentávelyoutube.com

Recomendo o novo site Domesticanet.comlinkedin.com A minha...






Recomendo o novo site Domesticanet.com

linkedin.com


A minha esposa Lizia lançou um novo serviço ótimo para famílias cor­ren­do atras do tempo: Domesticanet.com é uma agência online de serviços domésticos fun­cio­nan­do no mod­e­lo Freemi­um.


Para você q …



4 características para identificar um ambiente...






4 características para identificar um ambiente antiempreendedor

Luiz Piovesana, saiadolugar.com.br


Este texto faz parte da coluna da Plataforma Brasil feito especialmente para os leitores do Saia do Lugar.

Por: Gustavo Chierighini, fundador da Plataforma Brasil Editorial.
Meus caros, sabemos que nem sempre é necessário desenvol…



Modelo de plano de presença online para sua marca Millor...






Modelo de plano de presença online para sua marca

Millor Machado, saiadolugar.com.br


Uma coisa que sempre defendemos, principalmente no nosso e-book 6 passos para vender mais pela internet, é que a presença online deve ser tratado como qualquer outra estratégia, usando planejamento, indicadores e metas.Nessa linha, o pessoal do O…



Os 5 pecados capitais de finanças e contabilidade para PMEs Luiz...






Os 5 pecados capitais de finanças e contabilidade para PMEs

Luiz Piovesana, saiadolugar.com.br


Negócios funcionam ao redor de dinheiro: gastamos com fornecedores, funcionários e qualificação, e ganhamos com clientes – bem simples de entender o mecanismo.O problema não está em entender esse funcionamento, mas sim em fazê-lo rodar de forma…



Mobile trends - A evolução das plataformas e o mercado de...






Mobile trends - A evolução das plataformas e o mercado de bolso

Arthur De Castro Araujo„ slideshare.net


Aula ministrada para a turma de Pós Graduação de Gestão da Comunicação em Mídias Digitais do Senac-SP sobre tendências mobile, comportamento do consumidor mobile, estratégias mobile, mobile commerce, mobile payment e wearable gadgets.



Thoughts on Mobile Payment Design

Thoughts on Mobile Payment Design:

linkedin.com


Most retail­ers, bankers and busi­ness should focus on Mobil­i­ty not just for Mobile tech­nol­o­gy sake, but a plat­form and a vehi­cle for com­merce and enter­prise trans­for­ma­tion. Mobile Pay­men …



What China’s Tencent Is Getting Right In Mobile...






What China’s Tencent Is Getting Right In Mobile Payments

Rosa Trieu, forbes.com


While the rest of us strug­gle to come to a com­pro­mise on which plat­form to pay our friends back—Venmo, Pay­Pal, Square Cash, or Google Wal­let—Jim Lai is find­ing ways to make trans­ac­tions on WeChat enter­tain­ing.


Lai is the gen­er­al…



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PayPal announces its app for Android Wear

PayPal announces its app for Android Wear:

Payments Cards and Mobile, paymentscardsandmobile.com


Not long ago, Google showcased Android Wear, as well as a bunch of smartwatches which will go on sale at the Google Play Store – Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch. With the launch of the new OS for smartwatches, PayPal is one of the first few to…



portalR7: Saiba quais eram os preços ...

portalR7: Saiba quais eram os preços ...:

twitter.com


Saiba quais eram os preços dos pro­du­tos antes do real http://r7.com/vZF3 #R7



Mobile banking – South Africa unpicking the lock?

Mobile banking – South Africa unpicking the lock?:

Payments Cards and Mobile, paymentscardsandmobile.com


South Africa’s telco’s have been trying for some time to unpick the mobile banking lock, but they have not been able to repeat the successes they have had in countries such as Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. But MTN, working with Pick n Pay (a Tesco…



French Startup BlaBlaCar Raises $100 million Karissa Bell,...






French Startup BlaBlaCar Raises $100 million

Karissa Bell, mashable.com


French rideshar­ing start­up BlaBlaCar closed a $100 mil­lion round of fund­ing Wednes­day — mak­ing it one of the most well-funded French star­tups ever, accord­ing to The Wall Street Jour­nal.


The investors include both Euro­pean and…



25 bancos que ficaram no cheque especial em 2013 Daniela...






25 bancos que ficaram no cheque especial em 2013

Daniela Barbosa, de EXAME.com, abril.com.br


Levantamento do The Banker reuniu as instituições financeiras que fecharam o ano passado no vermelho. Veja a lista Sem dinheiroBolso vazio:Stock.xchng/playboySão Paulo - Banco normalmente é sinônimo de muito dinheiro, mas nem todos t…