Monthly Archives: March 2011

Google’s mobile payment system

The WSJ has an interesting article describing Google’s mobile payment solution. The system works with an Android phone with NFC capabilities (of which there is only one now, but will be many more soon). The system is in test with … Continue reading

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This Week in Mobile – March 27, 2011

Here are the interesting things that happened in the mobile industry this week… Carriers AT&T announced intention to purchase T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 Billion was the big story this week. How will this affect the wireless industry … Continue reading

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Update: AT&T to buy T-Mobile US?

This just in! CNBC is reporting AT&T will purchase T-Mobile US. That makes more sense than Sprint buying them, as AT&T and T-Mobile both use GSM technology. More on this as is available! Update: The deal is for $39 billion … Continue reading

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This week in mobile – March 20, 2011

It’s been another busy week for the mobile industry. Let’s get to it… Carriers If you’re a Sprint push to talk fan, be warned that Sprint intends to shut down its current IDEN based system in 2013 and replace with … Continue reading

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No NFC in iPhone 5?

Multiple sites are reporting on the story reported in the Independent that Apple will not put NFC support into iPhone 5. (See here, here, and here) The sources say that Apple is “concerned by the lack of a clear standard … Continue reading

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This Week in Mobile – March 11, 2011

Here’s what’s news in the world of mobile this week… Carriers Sprint and T-Mobile to merge? There were numerous reports of Deutch Telecom being in talks to sell T-Mobile USA to Sprint. A merger of the number three and four … Continue reading

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Mobile Commerce

I recently attended two conferences about mobile and wanted to share what I learned. “Shopping on Mobile Phones is Going Mainstream” was a panel discussion ┬ásponsored by High Start Group. This took place at the Vilna Shul in Boston on … Continue reading

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