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Mobile payment drivers: why we need to incentivise users

Mobile payments are growing globally.  With Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay all manoeuvring to capture market share, much of the future growth is touted to come from NFC payments – in-store (in developed markets at least).  

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Hundreds of Dark Web sites cloned and "booby trapped"

The founder of one of the Dark Web’s fledgling search engines is warning Tor users about the presence of hundreds of fake and booby trapped .onion websites. 852 more words


Spy agency to hoover up phone call info again, despite Congress, court ruling

In the words of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Judge Michael Mosman: “Plus ya change, plus c’est la meme chose” –  for, as he cheerfully points out,  the next 180 days. 315 more words


LETTER FROM ELSEWHERE (for Whirligig.blogspot--whirligig -13)


Words for the whirligig:  elsewhere, shop, records, way, walk, run, idea, sitting, book, hands, letter, mailbox.

You lived your glamorous life

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Trigger seeding

In defense of sloppy account management …
Sort of. Rather, deliberately sloppy account management.

Reading through this in particular, and that, I wondered: Would there not be a nice part of a solution in seeding your user accounts database(s) with fake accounts, to act as tripwires ..? 83 more words

Innovation (technologicallly Driven)

No Google, It Is Not OK

Sometimes, it is better not to get new things. Why? Because, they will embrace the dark side, sooner or later. This is exactly what has happened with the Chrome Hotword. 178 more words

Are iPad Text Messages Protected Under Your State's Wiretapping Laws?

iPad Texts Not Private Under Wiretap Act | The Legal Intelligencer*, The Democratic Underground.com

(The Legal Intelligencer requires subscription but is free for 5/mo articles. 96 more words

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