Wolfgang Grulke Google's next step

In order for Google to succeed commercially with the YouTube acquisition they will have to push for reforms in the copyright laws - and about time too!

See also the MindBullet on topic of 'CopyLeft' for possible scenarios.
Posted: 5 November 2006 at 15:02

Doug Vining Visa and Nokia launch global mobile payments

9 Jan, LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Visa, the world's biggest credit card payment system, has launched a global system to turn mobile phones into wallets for millions of customers in a deal with the world's top handset producer, Nokia.

Users can pay for groceries and other purchases by swiping a phone over a reader that electronically communicates with a microchip on the phone. Phone owners confirm the purchase with the push of a button and the deal is complete.

The platform is the result of many years of trials around the world and will enable mobile contactless payments, remote payments, person-to-person payments, and mobile coupons.
Posted: 16 January 2007 at 18:18

Doug Vining PayPal Plans Mobile Payment Service

PayPal, eBay Inc.'s online-payment service, is working on a new payment service for mobile devices that is expected to launch within the year, according to a spokeswoman for the company.
Posted: 29 March 2007 at 08:07

Doug Vining Google Phone and payment rumours

Google has filed a patent for a mobile payment processing system, as rumours that the search giant is planning to launch a mobile phone reach fever pitch.

The service, known as GPay, would use text messages to pay for everything from goods in a vending machine to products in regular offline retailers.
Posted: 4 September 2007 at 13:27

Wolfgang Grulke VodaFone becomes a payments provider

By allowing cusomers to have cab fares charged to their phone account, Vodafone is offering eCash, bypassing banks and credit cards with direct settlements between two parties. When will they start offering this service to you and me for personal payments? Providing the regulators let them, when will they be an alternative to banks?
A FuturesForum post (titled: "VodaFone becomes a payments provider") refers to this MindBullet. The full FuturesForum post can be read here: http://www.futureworld.org/PublicZone/FuturesForum/BlogDetails.aspx?PostID=e0025622-5c24-4f1d-a7c9-bc2a135a7400
Posted: 5 May 2011 at 10:15

Doug Vining VodaFone becomes a payments provider

And Google launches a mobile payment service via Android. Facebook better hurry or it will miss the boat!
Posted: 25 May 2011 at 15:28

Wolfgang Grulke VodaFone becomes a payments provider

Now Google comes to blows with PayPal! Have a look at this link...
Posted: 27 May 2011 at 13:21

Ebony Grills VodaFone becomes a payments provider

Now Google Provide a better Payment Gateway For more info about Google Pay take a look
Posted: 5 October 2018 at 13:33

Wolfgang Grulke Fantastic editorial in New Scientist this week

Posted: 3 June 2011 at 15:46
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