02 Aug '12, 11am

The best stick in the eye to Isis and PayPal is #Bitcoin. >> Google Revamps Mobile-Payment System by @andrewrjohnson

Google Inc. unveiled changes to its mobile-payment system Wednesday in a bid to get the upper hand in the battle for control of consumers' "digital wallets." The revamp allows a consumer to load any existing credit- or debit-card number into a software application, which then can be used to make purchases using smartphones equipped with a special computer chip. The changes aim to eliminate barriers to enrolling in the service. The move comes as payment networks Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc., wireless carriers, and other technology companies like eBay Inc.'s PayPal are rolling out numerous systems aimed at turning consumers' ...

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Video: mobile chips are like pizza: via @eetimes

Video: mobile chips are like pizza: via @eetimes

eetimes.com 03 Aug '12, 7pm

Excellent! I'm also a thin crust kind of guy, and fairly minimalist with the toppings. Tomato, cheese, and basil are alway...

Google: Olympics Fuel Mobile Search Surge

Google: Olympics Fuel Mobile Search Surge

searchenginewatch.com 08 Aug '12, 7am

Smartphone searches for information on the Olympics are surpassing those made on tablets and desktop devices, according to...