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Corda Launches as Open Source Distributed Ledger Platform

By Jeremy Drzal | Dec 4, 2016

R3 OFFERS GLOBAL DEVELOPER COMMUNITY OPEN SOURCE ACCESS TO CORDA DISTRIBUTED LEDGER PLATFORM Corda source code now freely available for download via Corda.net Open sourcing platform encourages innovation and interoperability Platform is biggest collaborative effort to date in distributed ledger technology for financial services November 30, 2016 (New York/San Francisco/London) – Financial innovation company R3…

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$80 million Funding Available for Smart Cities Initiatives

By Jeremy Drzal | Sep 27, 2016

With nearly two-thirds of Americans living in urban settings, many of our fundamental challenges—from climate change to equitable growth to improved health—will require our cities to be laboratories for innovation. The rapid pace of technological change, from the rise of data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and ubiquitous sensor networks to autonomous vehicles, holds significant…

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DOT Set’s Rules for Self-Driving Vehicles

By Jeremy Drzal | Sep 27, 2016

The DOT releases rules of the road for self-driving autonomous vehicles. Focuses on: Safety. Helping prevent the vast majority of car crashes that result from human error or judgment and saving tens of thousands of lives in the United States. Mobility. Transforming personal mobility for millions of Americans who lack it today, including the elderly…

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CVS Pay an End-to-End Mobile Payment Service

By atxadmin | Aug 22, 2016

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 11, 2016  — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the launch of CVS Pay , a new, end-to-end mobile payment solution at CVS Pharmacy. CVS Pay now part of the CVS Pharmacy mobile app integrates payment, prescription pickup and the ExtraCare loyalty program all in one quick scan at checkout. CVS Pay…

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Smart Tattoos with NFC

By Jeremy Drzal | Aug 22, 2016

DuoSkin is prototyping NFC enabled wearable tattoo’s and other “on-skin” user interface fabrics and applications. Read full post @insights365

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The Internet-of-Things Global Opportunity

By Jeremy Drzal | Mar 10, 2016

Wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT) is having a significant impact on how businesses and consumers interact, engage and use services. Connectivity enables new solutions to be integrated with products and services opening opportunities for new business models, applications, data insights, security and more. Let us help you create your connected commerce strategy and…

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Survey Uncovers Strong Consumer Interest In Value-Added Subscription Services

By Jeremy Drzal | Mar 10, 2016

Consumers are willing to pay up to $4 more per month for the perks that matter most  REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vindicia, a leader in enterprise-class subscription billing, today announced the results of a new study that sought to understand consumer demand for value-added subscription services. Data from the survey, culled from 1,000 U.S. adults who…

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Cashless Mobile Payments in China

By Jeremy Drzal | Feb 18, 2016

Mobile payments in China have become an everyday part of life. There was reportedly $540 billion in mobile payments in the second quarter of 2015. Here is a short video clip from Wall Street Journal’s Menglin Huang spending a day with no cash in Shenzhen. See how digital mobile payments in China works today.

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Turn Wearable’s into a Payment Device

By Jeremy Drzal | Oct 27, 2015

Famed Designer Adam Selman, Capital One, GM, Nymi, Qualcomm, Ringly and TrackR Among First to Join MasterCard will showcase prototypes with launch partners at Money 20/20 Las Vegas, NV – October 26, 2015 – MasterCard today introduced a new program that will bring MasterCard payments to a wide array of consumer products across the automotive,…

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