Monthly Archives: October 2014

Apple Pay Moves World Closer to Mobile Payment Acceptance

ApplePay’s recent launch in the U.S. is the latest indication that paying for things with our phones will become more normal, but for most, “normal” remains some way away. Source: online.wsj.com

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World Payments Report 2014 | Developments in the Global Payments Landscape

The 2014 World Payments Report examines developments in the global payments landscape. Review global and regional non‐cash payment trends, and interact with the latest updates on regulatory and industry initiatives. Source: http://www.worldpaymentsreport.com

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Why Meijer isn’t ditching Apple Pay like other retailers

The Midwest retailer is both accepting Apple Pay and part of a retail group that opposes it. Source: http://www.mlive.com

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Google Wallet now alerts you when your balance is low

You can’t exactly use Google Wallet everywhere you go just yet, but if you do use it often enough to warrant semi-regular transfers from your bank, then Source: http://www.engadget.com

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American Documentary Producers Tour Kazakhstan with Film Showcase – The Astana Times

ASTANA – American filmmakers Andrea Meditch and Lisa Olken are travelling through Kazakhstan as part of the American Film Showcase programme, participating in the red carpet premiere of five award-winning American documentaries in Astana,… Source: http://www.astanatimes.com

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kazakhstan symbol

Astana, Kazakhstan, 2013 This project responds to a brief for a national symbol for Kazakhstan to be built for the Astana Expo in 2017. The expo theme explores the post-fossil fuel energy paradigm. Source: http://www.rolandsnooks.com

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Report: Facebook Dominates Social Sharing Of Major Events, But Twitter & Reddit React Quicker

Facebook is for ice bucket challenges. Twitter is for Ferguson, Mo. That’s been the conventional wisdom in the past few months; that conversation about breaking news is happening mostly on Twitter, while people are using Facebook to share less timely — some

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6 Top Brands That Have Used Social Media Flawlessly

I like lists of case studies like this one. There is a good mixture in the article.  My favorites are  #4 and  #5. Tesco and Netflix were very creative. What do you think? Which ones are your favorite examples?  Read

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5 New Realities of SEO

To improve accuracy Google and Bing are attempting to understand what was actually meant by a search and refining results based on semantics. Source: http://www.ducttapemarketing.com

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Why social media sites are more than a branding medium for retailers – Economic Times

Social networking websites are fast emerging as drivers of growth for both online retailers and brick-and-mortar stores. Source: economictimes.indiatimes.com

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