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Murder Kroger and Mobile Payments – The Digital Dive Podcast Episode 3

In Episode 3 of The Digital Dive Podcast my co-host Melanie Touchstone of missmelt.com and I complain about current mobile payment technology holding us back in the slow lane of life, forcing young women to stand at cashless ATMs on Ponce near Murder Kroger.

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Topics:

  • Apple and Samsung patent lawsuit
  • Effects on Pandora stock after announcement that Apple is in talks about an ad-supported radio network to be native on iOS
  • Mobile payments and banking apps, NFC, QR code and barcode scanners, Paypal, LevelUp new NFC dock
  • Future of FinTech (financial technology)
  • McDonald’s French Paypal payment experiment
  • Walmart, Target, and Best Buy retailers joining to create mobile payment app Merchant Customer Exchange
  • Tips on Tap:
    • Google Maps enhanced directions with Pegman to duplex screen
    • Digital Color Meter app on Mac OS – graphic design or web dev useful app
    • Uber car service mobile app

    Note 9/16/12: Clarification — Bump does not use NFC. iPhones do not have NFC.

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