Category: Inventions and Innovations

Google Wallet Expands Capabilities

Google Wallet now allows for multiple credit or debit cards to be used with its Android near-field communication (NFC) implementation.  Now supported Android phones can be used to wirelessly pay for goods and services using any credit or debit card

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Start Your Own Mobile Phone Company

Have you ever wanted your own mobile phone company?  Wireless data carrier?  Well, now you can (apparently).  The mobile companies are cooperating more with mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), which “essentially resell the voice and data services of big operators,

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Digg Sold for $500,000

Digg, the social network that was once the high flier of the social media world, has now been sold for (only) $500,000. According to the WSJ, it was once valued at over $160 million… Oh how the mighty have fallen.

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Netflix Still Believes in the Cloud

Despite the recent Amazon Web Services outage, Netflix still believes in the benefits of using cloud computing. And why not?  Even with the Department of Redundancy Department in full effect, outages still happen.  In the article, Netflix notes that it

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Winamp History

Winamp, the original media player, is largely an artifact of history in a post-iTunes world.  Why? The history of Winamp is one of bad management, corporate negligence, and being too slow in when speed is measured in Internet years.  The

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