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July 25th, 2014
“Square Register’s sales, refund and settlement data can now all be used as triggers for IFTTT recipes,” GigaOm reports. “If an employee makes a big sale, IFTTT could automatically send a congratulatory email or SMS to the salesperson or note the sale in a Google Doc. Or if a store issues a big refund, IFTTT could notify the owner, reminding him or her to follow up with the dissatisfied customer.”
June 27th, 2014
Google’s Chromecast media streamer, which enables users to send shows, movies, music and more to large screens, is to use a new ultrasonic connectivity technology to enable mobile devices to be paired with a Chromecast-equipped…
August 20th, 2013
Samsung’s long rumoured smartwatch may be unveiled as early as next month and could boast NFC as one of its many features. Bloomberg first reported that the Galaxy Gear smartwatch will make its debut on…
October 24th, 2012
The Isis pilot launch has been “softer than a goose down pillow”, says GigaOm’s Stacey Higginbotham, who has been checking out the service in Austin, Texas and found that merchant awareness of the NFC payments system is currently quite low. “Despite being listed on the Isis web site, many local merchants had no clue they were now able to accept Isis payments, or even knew what the program was,” says Higginbotham.
September 30th, 2011
September 19th, 2011
Google is rumoured to be on the verge of launching its long-awaited NFC-based mobile wallet today.