September 22, 2010
Besides the fact that I could not foot back to Fast Company’s 68% growth headline, it is not clear to me to whom RIM is “shipping” its devices too. Is it Wall Street (RIM’s traditional bread and butter)? A new set of consumers under 40? According to RIM’s press releases their growth is occurring internationally, and in more remote and/or underdeveloped regions
September 20, 2010
Dynamics, a 3-year old start-up, unveils a card with a fully programmable magnetic strip that works with existing POS/merchant acquiring technology. This provides consumers the option to choose an account at the point-of-sale and protects against fraud with a unique masking technique that could prove revolutionary. A must read article!
September 17, 2010
Well...it took over 9 years to "birth this baby" if you can believe that one. As a matter of fact, I was four months pregnant with my youngest son when I attended the first NACHA meeting where this "Secure-Vault-Payments" idea was conceived. The theme of carrying a baby caught on perhaps?
September 15, 2010
I purchased an iPhone when I needed complete separation of “church and state” and loved its coolness, intuitive nature and range of applications. It was great for my personal needs. However, the iPhone could not satisfy my business communication needs like my Blackberry mostly because of its keyboard. I found the iPhone’s keyboard just too slow when it came to typing complete thoughts and paragraphs, so I did not suffer too much withdrawal when I gave it to my stepson as a replacement for his iPhone, rendered useless, when he dropped and shattered the mobile device.