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This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and...






This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

By David Pierce, theverge.com


Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They’re all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. “Your face, your iris — they’re all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave…



Vibrating shoes could be the future of navigation and wearable...






Vibrating shoes could be the future of navigation and wearable tech

by Ben Beaumont-Thomas, wired.co.uk


This article was taken from the September 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired’s articles in print before they’re posted online, and get your hands on loads of additional content by subscribing online.


Smartphones can…



The pill that can text from inside the body By Claire Carter,...






The pill that can text from inside the body

By Claire Carter, telegraph.co.uk


Scientists are set to trial a new ‘digital pill’ which can send a text to relatives and doctors from inside the body.


It is hoped the pills could be used to cut the number of drugs that are wasted each year as well as alert family members if…



The precision medicine revolutioneconomist.com Two technological...






The precision medicine revolution

economist.com


Two technological advances are converging that promise to provide a level of personalized medicine never before possible. Affordable mapping of individual



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Here’s What Brick-And-Mortar Stores See When They Track...






Here’s What Brick-And-Mortar Stores See When They Track You

SARAH KESSLER, fastcompany.com


Retailers are already able to track your movements and activities in the physical world like websites do on the Internet. Is that creepy? Decide for yourself.


In its guidelines for facial recognition technologies, the Federal Trade Commission…



Microsoft IllumiRoom, A System That Augments the Area...






Microsoft IllumiRoom, A System That Augments the Area Surrounding a TV Screen With Projected Visuals

laughingsquid.com


IllumiRoom is a project being developed by Microsoft Research that “augments the area surrounding a television screen with projected visualizations to enhance the traditional living room entertainment …



What I learned from researching almost every single smart watch...






What I learned from researching almost every single smart watch that has been rumored or announced

Christopher Mims, qz.com


Smart watches! I sure hope you like them, because literally everyone is developing one. And yet, given the vanishingly small proportion of watches that are “smart,” clearly, something is holding them back. Here are the trends that jumped out when …



5 regras para um serviço por assinatura funcionar Da redação de...






5 regras para um serviço por assinatura funcionar

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


O site “Mashable” listou algumas regras para as startups que vendem serviço por assinatura (Foto: shutterstock)Os serviços por assinatura cresceram de tal forma que hoje existe um clube para quase qualquer coisa: especiarias, apostas da Mega-Sena,…



Advertisers Are Struggling to Keep Up as Spending Shifts to...






Advertisers Are Struggling to Keep Up as Spending Shifts to Mobile

Melissa Hoffmann, adweek.com


While a whopping 91 percent of the advertisers polled by data company Jivox said their companies will spend more on mobile ads this year, many reported feeling frustrated by new technology and the need for better insights as they attempt to naviga…



How Consumers Search for Products on Desktop, Tablet and on...






How Consumers Search for Products on Desktop, Tablet and on Smartphones

emarketer.com


In an interview with eMarketer, Fred Thiel, chairman and CEO of digital ad consultancy Local Corporation, sheds light on consumers’ search behavior on various devices and how apps for search figure pr …



5 Mobile Payment Trends to Watch Out...






5 Mobile Payment Trends to Watch Out For

businessnewsdaily.com


Does your business accept mobile payments? Or are you considering it? Check out these trends to stay on top of the industry.



Restaurant payment app Settle raises $1.5M to bring waiter-free...






Restaurant payment app Settle raises $1.5M to bring waiter-free service to…

google.com


Restaurant payment app Settle raises $1.5M to bring waiter-free service to eastern Europe http://bit.ly/1rWwifd - DAX Press - Google+



Starbucks Looks to Share Its App Payment System With Other...






Starbucks Looks to Share Its App Payment System With Other Retailers

Lauren Johnson, adweek.com


Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz revealed that his company had amassed nearly 12 million active monthly mobile users in the U.S. and Canada during the brand’s third-quarter earnings call on Thursday. While that might seem like chump change compared to…



It’s Time To Get Serious About Mobile Payments

It’s Time To Get Serious About Mobile Payments:

Jim Marous, thefinancialbrand.com


Waiting for a mobile payments solution to emerge from the battle of traditional and non-traditional players is no longer an option.



Cash Is Fading, And Checks Are Dying As Smartphones And Tablets...






Cash Is Fading, And Checks Are Dying As Smartphones And Tablets Change The Way We Pay

mukeshbalani, wordpress.com


The old paper-based tools for making and accepting payments are being swept away by the rise of e-commerce, mobile commerce, smartphone apps, and mobile payment registers.


Recently, BI Intelligence pub …



THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS: 2014 [SLIDE DECK] mukeshbalani,...






THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS: 2014 [SLIDE DECK]

mukeshbalani, wordpress.com


A wave of innovation is driving a dramatic shift in the way we make payments.


In this presentation, we highlight the most important trends fueling the changes: the rise of payment apps, mobile register …



EE’s ‘Cash on Tap’ payment service now lets...






EE’s ‘Cash on Tap’ payment service now lets you pay bus fare

Harish Jonnalagadda, androidcentral.com


EE has announced a new feature addition in its NFC-based payment service through which customers can now pay for travel on London’s bus network. In addition to paying for bus fare, EE subscribers will be able to leverage the service to pay for far…



App of the Week: FlickPay

App of the Week: FlickPay:

Nafisa Akabor, nafisa.co.za


FlickPay is another mobile payment app that lets you pay with your smartphone. After trying SnapScan, I was keen to try FlickPay, because for me, it’s not about one app controlling this space. There are thousands and thousands of merchants and not…