Expanding the Use of Digital Wallets with Bluetooth LE

Despite the fact, digital wallets and mobile payment options are now available to anyone with a mobile device; most people still rely on their credit cards and cash to pay for everything from restaurants to travel. Some now argue that the already familiar Bluetooth technology has the potential to make mobile payments mainstream. Bluetooth 4.0 comes equipped with a low parent…

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Overstock.com Plans to Accept Bitcoins

To the delight of many, Overstock.com has recently announced they will start accepting bitcoins as a form of payment next year. While the official statement is that they will begin accepting them in the second half of next year, Patrick Byrne, CEO of overstock.com asserts the change could happen as early as four months from now. Currently, overstock.com brings in…

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News Corp Buys Storyful

News Corporations is most widely known for their publication, The Wall Street Journal. Last week, News Corp announced they bought Storyful, a self-proclaimed “social news” agency. Storyful watches social media websites for interesting stories, news, videos or information. Once stories are chosen, journalists will work to verify the authenticity of the story or video. Once they are verified, they are then…

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5 Bitcoin Startups to Watch

The growing popularity of bitcoins has led to the widespread increase in startups that base their business on services for bitcoin users. Each day there are more to watch out for. Here are 5 Bitcoin Startups that have some momentum: 1. Gliph. Gliph is a text message app that allows you to transact with others from your mobile device. You can…

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How to Spot Fake Online Reviews

Companies depend on reviews to promote their business and products online. The problem with this is many companies are willing to pay for fake reviews. These reviews mislead customers into believing the reviews actually reflect the value of the product. Many consumers rely on customer reviews to help them make a purchasing decision. This is true for products, restaurants and vacations.…

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