Tag Archives: Mobile

IEEE: 5 technologies for the future of the web

IEEE Spectrum has a special report about the future of social media and the web. There are a number of good and some not so good articles but the one I liked is about 5 technologies that will shape the “new” web.

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VISA: major digital wallet initiative in 2011

In a sweeping announcement today VISA is stepping up the game for digital wallet dominance. Not just a mobile transaction solution, VISA is looking at all payments with its next generation solution, online, mobile and point of sale will be included in the new platform.

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CHARGE Anywhere: mobile payment on the Nexus S

RWW has a post about the mobile payment company CHARGE Anywhere’s new integrated payment system for users of the Nexus S via NFC.

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In-car Wi-Fi

Bridge Ratings has a report that looks at the coming availability of in-car Wi-Fi. From the report: “Of the estimated 30 million users of wireless access technology in the U.S., 75% or 23 million have wireless accessed Internet radio. In fact, 48% of those accessing the Internet via wireless technology seek out Internet radio. The […]

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Gannett’s 100 local mobile sites

Gannett launched 100 local mobile sites in support of its existing newspaper and TV stations. From the press release: “Breaking news, sports, weather and other must-have local information now can be accessed easily by mobile phone users in more than 100 local markets, Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today. The local mobile sites are […]

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Sprite Yard…wtf?

Mobile Insider takes a look at Sprite Yard and comes away confused. From Mobile Insider: “But this branded Sprite project The Yard has me pretty much befuddled. I can’t figure out what I am supposed to be doing here — let alone why I am here. One rarely sees such a terrific misfire. The mobile […]

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Google mobile review

ArsTechnica reviews the new Google mobile applications. From the post: “Based on an initial look at the app, the improvements are very welcome. I’m an avid mobile Googler (I get lost easily, so sue me) and have experienced many of the frustrations mentioned above: too many clicks, too many irrelevant results, and not enough immediately-available […]

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Turner’s Dennis Quinn on mobile content

From RCR Wireless News, Dennis Quinn talks about Turner’s vision for mobile content. From the interview: “Q: What is your overall philosophy or approach to mobile entertainment? The philosophy is that it’s a new technology with a lot of promise. We do not anticipate it’s going to be digested in the same way someone does […]

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IBM, Second Life and your cell phone

The BBC has an interesting article about mobile web 2.0 things. The last blurb is about IBM’s efforts to bridge virtual worlds like Second Life with mobile phones. From the article: “IBM’s master inventor Zygmunt Lozinski explained his vision does not simply involve accessing Second Life from your phone – it involves using your mobile […]

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The Venice Project: Industry Observations

The building buzz around The Venice Project continues.The Wall Street Journal: (subscription required) “Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom roiled the music industry with their first venture and the telecom world with their next. Now, the Scandinavian entrepreneurs behind the KaZaA file-sharing software and Skype Internet calling are backing an online video start-up that could shake […]

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