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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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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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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“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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