Tag: NFC

Pick a Panel, Any Panel: SXSW 2013 Lets You Decide

It’s that time again – time to decide what you want to see and hear at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2013.  Once just a local music festival here in Austin, Texas, SXSW has grown to be the biggest interactive, music and film event of the year – a must attend event on the calendar every […]

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2013 – the year of connections

Is it the year of mobile advertising? The year of NFC and mobile payments? Well, according to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and AllThingsD.com, 2013 could be the year the ‘Connected Home’ becomes a reality. We have blogged before about smart homes, sharing our perspective on the one hosted by the GSMA at Mobile World Congress […]

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Visa Strives to Make 2012 Olympics Cashless

Athletes at the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games can leave their ATM cards at home for 2012. For this one, we’re going cashless. As you probably know, the Games are always big revenue-generating events, and with that, London is poised to benefit.  According to the MasterCard Global City Index, “London is the hottest city […]

As with the desktop web, will mobile advertising become the…

Simon Judge of Mobile Phone Development asked whether mobile advertising will become the principal income driver in mobile. The growth of mobile and the rise of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) means more of us have smart computing devices with us most, if not all of the time. As Simon mentions in his question, we […]