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Mobile Payment Debuts Nationally at Starbucks

January 19, 2011

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Long awaited use of mobile payment portals takes a big step with the announcement that Starbucks will now facilitate the use of mobile devices in the payment process. Although the technology is not new, use on a large scale in the U.S. has been somewhat slow. Not anymore! SEATTLE, January 19, 2011 – Starbucks (NASDAQ: […]

Groupon prepares for a a 15 billion dollar IPO potentially.

January 19, 2011

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Groupon is poised to make a splash with a $15 Billion dollar IPO. Google shot a bit low in their offer. Great work for the long established (by internet terms) social buying site. Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. […]

Google and Samsung set to launch Nexus S phone

December 7, 2010

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Out of the box, Nexus S is unlocked, so it will work with any GSM carrier. Samsung and Google are set to launch the Nexus S. Pretty cool stuff. Check out the Nexus S website for all the details Availability After December 16, Nexus S will be sold unlocked and carrier-independent initially through Best Buy […]

StatCounter- RIM Blackberry OS greater than Apple iOS in mobile web usage in the US

December 1, 2010

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Now this is an interesting release of mobile web usage information. Another example of no one being able to really predict the future of mobile form factors and consumer adoption rates. (Release) BlackBerry OS overtook Apple’s iOS for the first time in the US in November in terms of mobile internet usage according to web […]

iPad most wanted gift for the 6 to 12 year old crowd.

November 24, 2010

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New info released from The Nielsen Company showing purchase intent for the younger crowd (6 to 12 and 13+). Interesting intel, showing the iPad as the number one most wanted product for the 6 to 12 year old group. What this writer found interesting was where the iPhone fell in relationship to other smartphones and […]

RIM Blackberry CEO- “You don’t need an app for the Web,”

November 18, 2010

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Now this article is old news for some of us. The mobile web is the place where most consumers still go for their transactions and interactions with companies. The Universal APP is still the mobile web browser. As we move through the next few years, APP’s will probably have less involvement as ‘Bookmark’ points of […]

Good data from IHL Group about trends in the mobile space.

November 16, 2010

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(Center for Media Research) According to a new study from IHL Group, reported by Marketing Charts, eight in 10 US mobile phone users currently uses or will use mobile text coupons within 24 months. The other two retail-related consumer mobile activities currently used by more than 20% of mobile phone subscribers are regular barcode and 2D barcode. […]