pymnts.com – It’s been a deluge of Apple news so far this week since the company disclosed its second quarter earnings. The iPhone remained the tech giant’s all-star, but investor attention also weighed heavily on the Apple Watch, which became available last Friday (April 24). While consumers have fueled much of the Apple Watch excitement … Weiterlesen
This post explains why the market share of NFC wallet transactions will be less than one tenth of 1% of the entire transaction space at the POS. In a series of recent blogs post, 4-Ventures introduced “The chicken-egg-and-rooster dilemma: NFC Wallets are dead.” The chicken-or-the-egg-dilemma (“which came first, the chicken or the egg?”) has haunted … Weiterlesen
This post explains why only 8% of all potential NFC Service Providers will enable NFC. This is the “rooster” side of the “The chicken-egg-and-rooster dilemma: NFC Wallets are dead” that I recently introduced. There, I cited three funnels for NFC wallet payments ever to happen: 1) The Consumer “Chicken” funnel — how many consumers are … Weiterlesen
This blog describes why only 12% of all merchant POS payments can be done via NFC walles payments. This is the “egg-side” of the chicken-egg-and-rooster dilemma: NFC Wallets are dead which I inroduced in my last blog. I cited three funnels for NFC wallet payments to ever to happen 1) The Consumer “Chicken” funnel — how many … Weiterlesen
This blog describes why only 3% of all mobile subscribers are able to transact with an NFC Wallet. This is the “chicken-side” of the chicken-egg-and-rooster dilemma: NFC Wallets are dead which I inroduced in my last blog. There I identified three funnels necesary for NFC wallet payments ever to happen: 1) The Consumer “Chicken” funnel – how many … Weiterlesen
Since launching the m-payments startup paybox in 1999, seeing successes and defeats, through selling it and integrating it into Sybase / SAP in 2010, the chicken-or-the-egg-dilemma (“which came first, the chicken or the egg?”) has been constantly haunting me. Responses to this philosophical dilemma have their roots in evolution theory (species change over time via mutuation); … Weiterlesen
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The 10 Best Venture Capitalist Blogs For Entrepreneurs · forbes.com In July 2013, J. Colao has listed the-10-best-venture-capitalist-blogs-for-entrepreneurs in Forbees Magazine · view original His list is weighted in favor of smart analysis or directly applicable advice rather than anecdotes and assertions. For those of you who follow the space closely, many of the names … Weiterlesen
Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode Predicting The Future. Call it extremely personalized medicine. Tissue engineer Nina Tandon explains how in the future, we’ll be able to grow replacement organs from our very own cells. In the future, that same technology will help develop custom designed drugs. Watch the video?
The “app as art” movement is just beginning (via Pando Daily) By Carmel DeAmicis On September 11, 2013In 2007, Seth Carnes arranged his poem in magnetic words on a large steel plate in his art gallery in the Meatpacking District. Then he stood back and spent the day invisible to the visitors, watching people come…