Tag: iPhone app

How to get more coffee than you can drink

The company that powers the Starbucks iPhone app is Cashstar, a Global Prepaid Exchange member. Here is an interesting story from The Guardian G2 section about a man getting 1,000 prepaid coffees. The idea behind Stark’s card is simple: if

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Why build a digital newsstand?

Have you thought about what will happen to all those lovely street-side news stands in Paris through the digital publishing revolution and onwards? I’m not sure either, but there are strong plans afoot for magazine sales via the web in

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Mobile payments and pickpockets

Google to power your mobile wallet? The volume of mobile payments — buying boots via Zappos iPhone app, for example, or paying bills — is expected to climb to $214 billion by 2015, up from $16 billion in 2010, according

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Ocado jam

“Sorry I’m late. There was an Ocado jam in the road.” I think I may get an Ocado van so that I can leave it in the middle of the street while I’m dropping things off. Perhaps they pay a

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