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… Apply Pay has been a big topic of discussion recently. Apple is taking a crack at the mobile payment market in hopes of faring better than Google and their Android system. The technology that is used to make mobile payments work is called NFC (Near-field communication) and it’s been around for a while now with Android phone. Even though most…
A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Open First Physical Store in Manhattan (CNBC) Amazon.com plans to open its first brick-and-mortar store, Dow Jones reported. The experimental pop-up store will function as a small warehouse, holding limited inventory for same-day deliveries only in New York.
… (or on) a payment terminal. According to a new note from Citi Research, it’s a payment technology that stands to handle a ton of money — as much as $58.4 billion by 2017, a figure that, if achieved, would represent a 174% compound annual growth rate since 2013 (when there were just $1 billion in mobile proximity payments).” But what does this mean…