Innovative ideas enabling consumers to pay digitally without the use of a card have recently included RFID chips embedded into watches and receipts sent directly to customers’ smartphones. However, Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel has rolled out what is the first instance of biometric payments we’ve seen in the hospitality industry, utilising the PayTouch system. READ MORE…
Microsoft’s working quickly to counter backlash it’s receiving after denying a user who won a Windows Phone challenge his just reward. Yesterday, Sasha Katta won a “Smoked by Windows Phone” challenge when his Galaxy Nexus displayed the weather of two different cities faster than the Windows Phone he was up against, but the Microsoft store claimed that he had to show weather from two different states.
Only 1% of companies are strategic in use of social business. The myth of social media tactics vs the reality of social business strategies via Forbes
Too busy to make Facebook lists filled with the people you care about the most? Facebook hears you, and is today launching a tool to de-clutter your News Feed and scrub posts from people you don’t care much about. (via Facebook now suggests turning friends you don’t talk to into ‘acquaintances’ | The Verge)
Undeterred by the negative reaction to the Xperia S launching with Gingerbread on board, Sony is adding yet another smartphone to the ranks of Android 2.3 handsets: the Xperia Sola.
Back in 2007, I wrote a series of posts arguing that “newspapers are screwed.”
The theory was that, as readers and ad spending moved online, newspapers would be unable to replace the revenue they were losing from print…