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Privacy and Mobile ID

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Privacy and Mobile ID
SecureIDNews | Researchers test privacy and mobile ID

App enables relying parties to see only relevant data Gina Jordan, contributing editor, Avisian Publications With the emergence of Google Wallet and the slow migration toward mobile payment transactio…

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July 9, 2012 at 3:58 pm

RhoMobile bought by Motorola

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RhoMobile bought by Motorola

When did that happen? Guess it now belongs to Google…

RhoMobile Suite – Motorola Solutions USA

RhoMobile Suite lets you create applications that run on different devices and different operating systems, and also look and behave the same, regardless of screen size. Learn more.

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July 9, 2012 at 10:51 am

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Finally Blocking Stolen Phones

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Finally Blocking Stolen Phones

About time, although it’s completely useless against real criminals…

AT&T to Launch a New Reporting, Blocking Service for Stolen Devices

AT&T will give customers a new way to report and block stolen devices starting Tuesday, according to The Verge. With the new service, AT&T will create a ‘blocklist,’ so if a reportedly stolen …

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July 6, 2012 at 6:11 pm

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Wikipedia Mobile API

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Wikipedia Mobile API

Wikipedia released an API for mobile access, as try say in the blog item: You don’t have to worry about unrelated changes to the mobile site breaking the app.

Calling all mobile app developers: A better way to access Wikipedia — Wikimedia blog

There are many third-party mobile apps based on Wikipedia, and some of them offer unique benefits. The Wikimedia Foundation encourages diversity and innovation using the free content of Wikipedia, as …

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July 6, 2012 at 1:58 pm

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New Google Analytics App

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July 3, 2012 at 7:56 am

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BlackBerry in Near Field Communication #nfc #crackberry

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Research In Motion launched new BlackBerry Near Field Communication – NFC – enabled devices recently: the Bold 9790; Bold 9900; Curve 9360; and announced the Curve 9380. All of the devices run the new BlackBerry 7 OS. RIM is ahead of most of the field in this regard, although in most markets it’s so far ahead there’s little you can use the technology for.

RIM has recently been setting up pilots in India, Spain and Brasil. And the RIM bosses are adamant you’ll see payments take off very soon.

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November 27, 2011 at 11:00 am

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NFC replaces cash by 2016

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A report by Forrester and PayPal predicts that payments using mobile phones will replace cash by 2016, ABI Research predicts that Google’s step into Near Field Communication – NFC – with their recent launch of Google Wallet will drive adoption by the end of 2012, with global adoption in 2014, far sooner than the 2016 predicted by Forrester and PayPal. They also predict that the NFC chip would store the “user’s banking and personal details – making it redundant to carry ID cards, cash or credit cards.”

With Acer Inc, better known for it’s laptops, planning to launch a NFC enabled phone next year, and Apple rumoured to be launching NFC capabilities in their iPhone5, I can really see that happening. Andy Lees, president of Windows Phone, said at the AsiaD conference last month that consumers can expect NFC-equipped iPhones and Windows Phone 7 devices in 2012.

Added to that the recent announcement 45 globally operating mobile phone operators pledging their support for the GSMA NFC implementation, including China Mobile, Vodafone Group, América Móvil, Telefónica Group, China Unicom, Axiata, Bharti Airtel, Deutsche Telekom, Verizon Wireless, and AT&T.

 

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November 26, 2011 at 10:00 pm

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