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Dear CVS CEO: I wouldn’t give up on ApplePay just yet

[This letter was emailed to CVS Caremark CEO Larry Merlo this morning.] Dear Mr. Merlo, According to sources, you’re looking to build a system that allows you to circumvent credit card processing fees. I’m not a betting man, but I promise you that your solution will do no more than waste your company’s time, and money. Over the rest of this letter, I’ll try...




NFC: The Groundbreaking Technology Whose Ground Hasn’t Been Broken

It was supposed to be huge. NFC was hailed as a “holy grail” in a 2011 PC World article. Credit card companies, startups, technology companies, and smartphone manufacturers rushed to build technologies around it, but it fell (almost) flat. NFC – technology that allows for your smartphone to interact with everyday object wirelessly- was simply too confusing for new users. Apple was berated for...




The insurmountable challenge that Windows Phone 8 and BB10 Face

“If you build it [they] will come”. That call, similar to the call heard in the classic movie “Field of Dreams” seems to be the call driving the creation of Windows Phone 8, and BB10, but unfortunately for the builders, they face the challenge of having to lure two different groups, and that is what will make gaining market share such a challenge. Building...




Exclusive: How To Use Microsoft Office on Your iPhone For Free- No Jailbreaking

What if I told you that you could use Microsoft Office on your iPhone right now for free, no jailbreaking involved? Would you call me insane? Well, let me fill you in on a secret. You can, and I’ll show you how to get Microsoft Office for your iPhone right now, for free. Before I show you the app, let me point out some...