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You Can Book an Uber Through Foursquare

Soon you’ll be able to order an on-demand ride from Uber directly from the Foursquare local discovery app. Foursquare worked with Button, a deep-linking company whose technology connects apps to one another, to set up the integration. The Uber hailing button appears when a user clicks through to …

Samsung Executive Insists Its Android Payment System Can Coexist With Google's

Despite overlap, Samsung says the fact its product works with older magnetic stripe readers will give it plenty of opportunity in a big market.<p>Samsung’s top strategy executive said Tuesday that there is room for both his company and Google in the mobile payment space despite some clear …

Grocery Industry Tries Not to Freak Out as Amazon Plans Its Own Food Line

"Amazon is still learning and so they will stumble some. But if they promote it like the Kindle, then it becomes an issue."<p>Amazon has long been a frenemy to the businesses that sell goods on its site. Soon, grocery food brands are going to get their own taste of why an Amazon relationship can be so …

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グーグル、「Project Vault」を発表--セキュリティ機能をmicroSDカードに搭載 - CNET Japan

Googleは米国時間5月29日、サンフランシスコで開催した同社の開発者カンファレンス「Google I/O」で「Project Vault」を発表した。携帯端末やコンピュータで通常はストレージデバイスとして使用されるmicroSDカードに、デジタルセキュリティシステムを搭載したサービスだ。<p>「Project Vaultは、ユーザーのためのデジタルモバイル金庫だ」と、GoogleのAdvanced Technology and Projects(ATAP)グループの責任者で同プロジェクトを統括するRegina …

「Netflix」、日本上陸は今秋! 6

「Netflix(ネットフリックス)」が、今年秋にいよいよ日本進出を果たす。日本ではまだ「リアル」ではないにもかかわらずその「すごさ」は伝わってきていて、『WIRED』日本版でもVOL.15にてCEOリード・ヘイスティングスのインタヴューを主体とした特集を組んだほどだ。<p>そこで、上陸目前の彼らの迫力に …

スマホがあれば「顔パス」で買い物できる決済サービス「Hands Free」をGoogleが2015年中に開始予定

iPhoneを使って支払いができる<b>Apple Pay</b>や、これと同等の<b>Android Pay</b>など、スマートフォンを専用端末にタッチすることでお金の決済を行えるサービスがアメリカを中心に開始されていますが、Googleはさらにその上を行くようなサービス「<b>Hands …

The Week in Review: Google I/O, Re/Code and MM’s Trends Report Dominate Week in Tech

If it weren’t already obvious, the Internet is, and will continue to be, a growing part of everyday life. This past week included Re/Code’s Code Conference in Los Angeles, the release of Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report and the ongoing Google I/O conference—each heralding forthcoming …

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Google、Android Mの新機能「Now on Tap」発表。文脈に沿う情報をワンタップで表示

Foursquare Targets Its B2B Pitch With Places And New Location Cloud

Foursquare — the startup likely best known for popularising the “check-in” for users to share their locations with their social networks — has more recently been trying to make a name for itself as a location-based big data machine.<p>To grow its business, it partners with large tech companies like …

Lyft Wants To Provide The Perfect Transportation Option For Everyone

Lyft co-founder and CEO Logan Green took the stage at Disrupt NY to update everyone on the company’s current focus. Lyft has been iterating quickly for the past few months, and our own Ryan Lawler gave him the opportunity to explain what makes Lyft different from its competitors, and in particular …

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Uber reportedly planning merchant-delivery service with Tiffany, Louis Vuitton, other brands

Alternative cab service Uber is looking to launch a new service to deliver products from several merchants, according to a report today.<p>More than 400 brands, including Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., and Hugo Boss, have been in discussions with Uber for the new program or testing it, TechCrunch said …

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