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Finextra
Wearable payments startup Fit Pay secures $3.1 million in seed fundingFit Pay, a wearable payments startup founder by former Visa and CyberSource exe
Wearable payments startup Fit Pay secures $3.1 million in seed funding
Finextra / Posted yesterday
Fit Pay, a wearable payments startup founder by former Visa and CyberSource executives, has raised $3.1 million in a seed funding round led by Germany's Giesecke & Devrient. The San Francisco-based startup, founded by former Jumio and CyberSource... Read more
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Fortune
Apple Pay Is Now Accepted At Millions of StoresShoppers can use Apple’s mobile-payment service, Apple Pay, at more than 2 mill
Apple Pay Is Now Accepted At Millions of Stores
Fortune / Posted yesterday
Shoppers can use Apple’s mobile-payment service, Apple Pay, at more than 2 million retail stores, highlighting its growing acceptance by merchants as an alternative to cash and credit card swiping. Apple, which released the new adoption numbers on... Read more
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MedCity News
Fintech meets wearables: Untapped business opportunity or another way to get ripped off?Although all kinds of businesses use mobile phones as a way to reach customers
Fintech meets wearables: Untapped business opportunity or another way to get ripped off?
MedCity News / Posted yesterday
Although all kinds of businesses use mobile phones as a way to reach customers with their app services because they are so damn pervasive, there are times when we might just want to leave them behind like during a fitness workout. A new company wants... Read more
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PaperAge.com
10 Top Trends of 2016: The Internet World of PackagingThe Internet is simply changing everything: design, marketing and trade structu
10 Top Trends of 2016: The Internet World of Packaging
PaperAge.com / Posted yesterday
The Internet is simply changing everything: design, marketing and trade structures. This also has far-reaching consequences for packaging, which is playing an even greater role as it moves towards becoming the central element of the buying... Read more
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Market Watch
What the ATM of the future will look likeCommerce has become more high tech — think mobile payments, pin-and-chip credit
What the ATM of the future will look like
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Commerce has become more high tech — think mobile payments, pin-and-chip credit cards and even fingerprint and retinal scanners — but we still haven’t lost our love for good old cash. The majority of Chase’s 18,000 ATMs will have this feature by the... Read more
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Business Wire
NFC Forum Welcomes Public to "Tap Into NFC" Seminar and Product Showcase in Tokyo, Feb. 9The "Tap Into NFC" Seminar and Product Showcase agenda includes: Suica – Keepi
NFC Forum Welcomes Public to "Tap Into NFC" Seminar and Product Showcase in Tokyo, Feb. 9
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
The "Tap Into NFC" Seminar and Product Showcase agenda includes: Suica – Keeping a Stable Operation and Expanding Services, a keynote presentation by Hajime Yamada of East Japan Railway NFC Opportunities and Challenges for Tokyo 2020, keynote... Read more
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International Business Times
OnePlus 3: Metallic back, 5GB RAM and iris recognition among speculated features Flagship killer brand OnePlus has managed to build a loyal customer base from t
OnePlus 3: Metallic back, 5GB RAM and iris recognition among speculated features
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Flagship killer brand OnePlus has managed to build a loyal customer base from the time it was launched mainly due to powerful feature offerings on its smartphones at almost half the prices than its Android competitors like Samsung, LG and Sony.... Read more
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Finextra
Mondo selects Wirecard as pre-paid debit card issuerWirecard Card Solutions Ltd, a Wirecard Group company, is card issuer of the ne
Mondo selects Wirecard as pre-paid debit card issuer
Finextra / Posted 3 days ago
Wirecard Card Solutions Ltd, a Wirecard Group company, is card issuer of the new Mondo Card. The Programme Manager Mondo has recently launched its general spend MasterCard prepaid debit card programme in the UK. Mondo is a London FinTech start-up... Read more
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Business Wire
Semtech Introduces the RClamp®2431TQ Ultra-Low Capacitance 24V TVS Device for Safeguarding Automotive AntennasThe ultra-low capacitance of the RClamp2431TQ enables it to operate on high ban
Semtech Introduces the RClamp®2431TQ Ultra-Low Capacitance 24V TVS Device for Safeguarding Automotive Antennas
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
The ultra-low capacitance of the RClamp2431TQ enables it to operate on high bandwidth antennas without compromising the signal integrity of the radio frequency (RF) link. With a 24V working voltage, this device is well-suited for safeguarding... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Magid: Passwords are brokenJust about everyone I know in the tech security field agrees that passwords are
Magid: Passwords are broken
Inside Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
Just about everyone I know in the tech security field agrees that passwords are broken. They have the unique distinction of being hard for legitimate users and easy for hackers. As hard as it is for us to remember and use our passwords, it's... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Magid: Passwords are brokenJust about everyone I know in the tech security field agrees that passwords are
Magid: Passwords are broken
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
Just about everyone I know in the tech security field agrees that passwords are broken. They have the unique distinction of being hard for legitimate users and easy for hackers. As hard as it is for us to remember and use our passwords, it's... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Big U.S. banks will be rolling out ATMS that take smartphones, not cardsTo the long list of things you can do with your phone — including watch a movie
Big U.S. banks will be rolling out ATMS that take smartphones, not cards
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
To the long list of things you can do with your phone — including watch a movie, buy a latte and hail a ride — prepare to add one more: get cash. Over the next few months, the nation's three biggest banks will start rolling out ATMs that will let... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Schensul: Emails opens up a world of travel possibilities - TravelMost people think being a travel writer is a dream job. They're right, and they
Schensul: Emails opens up a world of travel possibilities - Travel
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
Most people think being a travel writer is a dream job. They're right, and they don't know the half of it. They know I am paid to travel/go on vacation. But I don't even have to leave my desk to experience one of the other eye-opening,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Filipino executive named among top Asian Fintech leadersAn executive of Voyager Innovations, the digital innovations unit of PLDT and S
Filipino executive named among top Asian Fintech leaders
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
An executive of Voyager Innovations, the digital innovations unit of PLDT and Smart Communications Inc., was recognized as one of the Top 100 Asian Fintech Leaders during the Fintech Finals 2016 in Hong Kong. Fintech, or short for financial... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
You Could Soon Get Cash From ATMs Using Apple PayYou could soon be able to withdraw cash from ATMs using Apple Pay, negating any
You Could Soon Get Cash From ATMs Using Apple Pay
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
You could soon be able to withdraw cash from ATMs using Apple Pay, negating any need to carry a credit or debit card around with you, reports TechCrunch. According to its sources, Bank of America and Wells Fargo are both working to enable Apple’s... Read more
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International Business Times
Android Pay and Apple Pay coming soon to ATMs in the US US customers could soon use their phones to draw cash from an ATM, rather than
Android Pay and Apple Pay coming soon to ATMs in the US
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
US customers could soon use their phones to draw cash from an ATM, rather than depend on their plastic cards. Leading banks in the country are enabling systems such as Apple Pay and Android Pay on their ATMs. Banks in the US such as Chase, Bank of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Android only: Leap Card top-up app not for iPhone usersLeap Card users are now able to top up their accounts by using a new app on the
Android only: Leap Card top-up app not for iPhone users
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
Leap Card users are now able to top up their accounts by using a new app on their phones, but only on Android devices. The app allows users to check their balance, which can then be topped up instantly by touching the Leap Card against their... Read more
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Ny Teknik
Nyckeln i mobilen öppnar nya dörrar(Förklarande grafik infogas snart i artikeln). – Vår vision är att öppna dörra
Nyckeln i mobilen öppnar nya dörrar
Ny Teknik / Posted 12 days ago
(Förklarande grafik infogas snart i artikeln). – Vår vision är att öppna dörrar på företag och bostäder också, säger Daniel Berg, ansvarig för mobila nycklar på Assa Abloy. Han håller i ett pilotprojekt på ett hotell i Stockholm, där ett trettiotal... Read more
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CNET
Samsung gets Hannibal Buress to give Apple Pay a knuckle sandwichTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken o
Samsung gets Hannibal Buress to give Apple Pay a knuckle sandwich
CNET / Posted 15 days ago
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Samsung/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET I haven't quite succumbed to waving my phone around in every store I shop in order to pay. Mostly,... Read more
16d
Small Business Computing
Brother Revamps Small Business Laser Printer LineupBrother kicks off 2016 with a massive revamp of its monochrome laser printer po
Brother Revamps Small Business Laser Printer Lineup
Small Business Computing / Posted 16 days ago
Brother kicks off 2016 with a massive revamp of its monochrome laser printer portfolio and new research showing that despite efforts to purge paper from the workplace, printouts are still a common sight at the office. First, here's a look at how... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Pass through airport security with this implanted NFC chip Andreas Sjöström,vice president for digital practice at Sogeti, a multination
Pass through airport security with this implanted NFC chip
ExtremeTech / Posted 17 days ago
Andreas Sjöström,vice president for digital practice at Sogeti, a multinational IT consulting company, created a bit of a buzz earlier this month — he released a YouTube video that showed... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This inventor found a neat way to make sure he doesn’t lose his boarding passAn inventor has created a nifty way to get through the airport quickly – by kee
This inventor found a neat way to make sure he doesn’t lose his boarding pass
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
An inventor has created a nifty way to get through the airport quickly – by keeping his boarding pass information in his HAND. Andreas Sjöström has become the first person to pass through airport security using new microchip technology containing... Read more
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Daily Mail
Would you IMPLANT a chip so you can breeze through airport security? Dutch traveler first to use wireless tech The chip held Andreas Sjöström's pe
Would you IMPLANT a chip so you can breeze through airport security?
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Dutch traveler first to use wireless tech The chip held Andreas Sjöström's personal airline information Microchip used in experiment was an xNT implant from Dangerous Things Kit... Read more
22d
News.com.au
The trick that could solve an airport bugbearThe vice president of a Paris-based tech firm successfully completed an experim
The trick that could solve an airport bugbear
News.com.au / Posted 22 days ago
The vice president of a Paris-based tech firm successfully completed an experiment which allowed him to board a flight using only a chip implanted in his hand to pass through the airport. Picture: @AndreasSjostrom GET READY Australia: You can now... Read more
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International Business Times
Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Wolf Link amiibo will unlock brand new dungeon Nintendo's upcoming remaster of The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess will inc
Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Wolf Link amiibo will unlock brand new dungeon
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
Nintendo's upcoming remaster of The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess will include new content, including a brand new dungeon that will be unlocked by using the Wolf Link amiibo being released alongside the game in March. The game's listing on... Read more
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22d
Computer Business Review
Is Google banking on financial services?Google is one of those companies that many believe could disrupt any sector or
Is Google banking on financial services?
Computer Business Review / Posted 22 days ago
Google is one of those companies that many believe could disrupt any sector or market that it deigns to move into. Search, media, mobile, even virtual reality and cars - at times it feels like there is nothing that the monolithic Silicon Valley titan... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Gatorade Plans To Reinvent Sports Drinks—AgainOn a hot, swampy November afternoon at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, the p
How Gatorade Plans To Reinvent Sports Drinks—Again
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 24 days ago
On a hot, swampy November afternoon at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, the private school’s boys’ lacrosse team is huddling around the bench draining water bottles after a round of drills. It’s a scene like any other on high school fields around... Read more
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Business Standard India
Clash of the titansBesides, the real contest in China is between UnionPay and the country's web be
Clash of the titans
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
Besides, the real contest in China is between UnionPay and the country's web behemoths. Bank card transactions - some $6 trillion in 2014 - are roughly five times larger than internet payments, but the latter are gaining ground fast, growing 46 per... Read more
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EETimes.de
NFC controller enables tiny antennas for mobile, IoT, wearable and automotive applications January 11, 2016 // Jean-Pierre Joosting Marvell has announced its full-feat
NFC controller enables tiny antennas for mobile, IoT, wearable and automotive applications
EETimes.de / Posted 25 days ago
January 11, 2016 // Jean-Pierre Joosting Marvell has announced its full-featured, Near Field Communication (NFC) 88NF100 controller with Active Load... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Deloitte gives itself an A for 2015 predictionsLike its peers IDC, Gartner, and Forrester, London-founded, New York City-based
Deloitte gives itself an A for 2015 predictions
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 25 days ago
Like its peers IDC, Gartner, and Forrester, London-founded, New York City-based consultation firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. produced a report early last year outlining its predictions for the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sector (TMT)... Read more
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TheStreet.com
What can we expect for tech IPOs in 2016?2015 was a reasonable year for IPOs but not for traditional tech offerings. On
What can we expect for tech IPOs in 2016?
TheStreet.com / Posted 25 days ago
2015 was a reasonable year for IPOs but not for traditional tech offerings. Only 48 tech companies went public last year. This was the lowest showing since 45 went public in 2011. The cause was primarily the accessibility of large amounts of private... Read more
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The Irish Times
Classy debut for Mercedes-Benz E-ClassIt’s about to be a whole new world for Mercedes-Benz’s mid-sized mainstay, with
Classy debut for Mercedes-Benz E-Class
The Irish Times / Posted 25 days ago
It’s about to be a whole new world for Mercedes-Benz’s mid-sized mainstay, with the all-new E-Class debuting in Detroit a week after its top-secret images were leaked on a German website. Pre-engineered for the expected arrival of autonomous driving... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why the business card will live foreverSet up with £100,000 of seed finance from angel investor Robin Klein, the firm
Why the business card will live forever
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Set up with £100,000 of seed finance from angel investor Robin Klein, the firm now has turnover of £40m, having grown at an average annual rate of 47pc since 2010. It employs 370 staff in offices in London and Boston, USA, and manufacturing plants... Read more
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CNET
The best of CES 2012The LG 55EM9800 55-inch OLED TV snagged our Best of Show award for CES 2012. L
The best of CES 2012
CNET / Posted 28 days ago
The LG 55EM9800 55-inch OLED TV snagged our Best of Show award for CES 2012. LAS VEGAS--If it's January, it must be CES. The Consumer Electronics Show (or CES, as it's affectionately known) is the technology industry's annual megaconvention,... Read more

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