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iBeacon: Goodbye Showrooming, Hello In-Store Purchase

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Apple's iBeacon, an indoor positioning system that uses the latest version of Bluetooth, holds much promise for mobile advertising and location-based marketing. Here's how retailers and brands can develop a strategy to benefit from this technology. Apple's iBeacon, an indoor positioning system that uses the latest version of Bluetooth, holds much promise for mobile advertising and location-based marketing. Here's how retailers and brands can develop a strategy to benefit from this technology. 0 Comments

Verizon Slaps Google, Bans Wallet From Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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Days before the rumored launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Verizon has asked Google to leave Wallet functionality off the phone. Critics of the move are skeptical of Verizon’s security explanation, pointing to the telecom Isis consortium, instead. Days before the rumored launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Verizon has asked Google to leave Wallet functionality off the phone. Critics of the move are skeptical of Verizon’s security explanation, pointing to the telecom Isis consortium, instead. 0 Comments

Google Checkout Becomes Part of Google Wallet

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Google will combine its payment-oriented services. Google Checkout users will be prompted to migrate to Wallet on their next login, while webmasters will be guided through a transition in 2012. Wallet has also added features, partners, and options. Google will combine its payment-oriented services. Google Checkout users will be prompted to migrate to Wallet on their next login, while webmasters will be guided through a transition in 2012. Wallet has also added features, partners, and options. 0 Comments

Details of Android Ice Cream Sandwich & Galaxy Nexus Flagship

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Google has announced the long-anticipated Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS and the Galaxy Nexus phone that will accompany it. This article dives into the announced features of both, which includes the Roboto font, face unlock, and much more. Google has announced the long-anticipated Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS and the Galaxy Nexus phone that will accompany it. This article dives into the announced features of both, which includes the Roboto font, face unlock, and much more. 0 Comments

Google Wallet Expands Merchants, Rewards & Offers

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Less than a month after Wallet's official release, Google is expanding core features. The three key elements are the automatic rewards features (loyalty cards/points), expanded and exclusive offers, and partnerships with several major merchants. Less than a month after Wallet's official release, Google is expanding core features. The three key elements are the automatic rewards features (loyalty cards/points), expanded and exclusive offers, and partnerships with several major merchants. 0 Comments

Google Launches Wallet, Impact Still Limited

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Google’s near field communications payment system has officially launched. While Google’s compatible devices and available payment options remain limited, Google has indicated that more options are on their way. A prepaid card is also available. Google’s near field communications payment system has officially launched. While Google’s compatible devices and available payment options remain limited, Google has indicated that more options are on their way. A prepaid card is also available. 0 Comments

Google Buys Digital Coupon Platform Zave Networks

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In a move that is likely aimed at further bulking up Google Offers, Google has acquired Zave Networks, a platform that lets customers redeem digital coupons and local businesses integrate loyalty programs. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. In a move that is likely aimed at further bulking up Google Offers, Google has acquired Zave Networks, a platform that lets customers redeem digital coupons and local businesses integrate loyalty programs. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 0 Comments

Google Wallet: Android NFC Payment System Announced

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Google announce the release of Near Field Communications (NFC) payment system for Android, Google Wallet. With partnership support from Citi, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint, Google hopes to jump-start the mobile payment era in the United States. Google announce the release of Near Field Communications (NFC) payment system for Android, Google Wallet. With partnership support from Citi, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint, Google hopes to jump-start the mobile payment era in the United States. 0 Comments

Mobile Payments: The Next Battleground for Google, Apple

Both Google and Apple are working toward integrating NFC to allow users to pay via a mobile device. Expect to see a land grab over the next year to develop and own the standards. Both Google and Apple are working toward integrating NFC to allow users to pay via a mobile device. Expect to see a land grab over the next year to develop and own the standards. 0 Comments