Wim Driessens

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Apple Partners With Visa, MasterCard, AmEx for iPhone 6 Payments: Reports

According to new reports from <i>Bloomberg</i> and other outlets, Apple has partnered with Visa, MasterCard and American Express to create a mobile payment …

The Curbside App Lets You Shop Without Leaving Your Car

Today, I used an app to get a man in a tent to hand me toilet paper.<p>Curbside is a new shopping app for iOS and Android that lets you choose and pick up items from local stores including Target, Crate and Barrel, Home Depot, Toys R Us and others. Once you’ve purchased your items Curbside says they …

Everykey Wants To Put Your Passwords On Your Wrist

This embed is invalid<p>The password as a digital authenticator is under more strain than ever. But is the answer to memorizing multiple complex secure passwords to rely on proximity and a physical wristband for logging in to devices and websites? The U.S.-based makers of a device called Everykey …

Google: ‘All ad spend could be digital or digital enabled in the near future’

en_GB<p>article<p>'In five years it might be case that all advertising is either digital or digital enabled' sounds as much like wishful thinking as it …

Mobile Advertising Is Exploding And Will Grow Much Faster Than All Other Digital Ad Categories

Historically, there has been a big disparity between the amount of time people actually spend on their smartphones and tablets (significant and growing), and the amount of ad money spent on the medium (still tiny).<p>But BI Intelligence expects that this gap will narrow substantially, as enthusiasm …

New Details On The Next Version Of Windows Are Coming Soon

The company reportedly plans to hold an event towards the end of January that will focus on Windows 10's everyday consumer features rather than enterprise functionality.<p>Microsoft initially previewed Windows 10 at an event in San Fransisco in September, where it said the Consumer Preview would …

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Why privacy is like the frog in the pot of boiling water

There’s a well-known anecdote that has been used to describe the gradual shifting of our world, from the politics of war to climate change: the …

Digital Storage And The Internet Of Things

The Internet of Things is a hot topic recently. As the power of inexpensive low power microprocessors increases they are appearing in more and more devices and products. By networking these devices together we can enable ways to interact with our homes and the things that we carry with us in ways …

Sony crowdfunded a new epaper watch to test the market

As the wearables market heats up with every company trying something, anything to attach their electronics to your body, it’s tough to know what will actually resonate with consumers. It’s so difficult that electronics giant Sony developed a watch then put it on a crowdfunding site to see if anyone …

Top 10 food markets in Europe

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How will the 5G network change the world?

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Unreleased Sony movies leak online following studio hack

There may now be some strong evidence that the Sony Pictures hackers came across a treasure trove of sensitive info when they broke into the movie studio's networks. High-quality screener copies of <i>Annie</i>, <i>Fury</i>, <i>Mr. Turner</i> and <i>Still Alice</i> have reached torrent file sites well before you can get any of …

Crazy Project Will Let You Hijack A Human And See The World Through His Eyes

Have an adventure without ever leaving your house.<p><i>Walk into that market. Take a look around. Ooh, what are those strange spikey fruits? Walk up to them and give ’em a sniff. How do they smell? Like feet? Awesome. Ask the lady what they cost. 588 yen? That’s…about $5? Okay, tell her you’ll take</i> …

Coca-Cola, Carbonated Drinks Giant, To Enter The Milk Market

The world’s largest carbonated soft drinks company, The Coca-Cola Company, is now set to expand its beverage portfolio beyond the liquid refreshment beverage space and enter the fluid milk market. The beverage giant, in partnership with Select Milk Producers, will roll-out its “Fairlife” fluid milk …

BMW is bringing its pay-as-you-go cars to London

While there's no shortage of public transport across London, the city is actually the most popular market for car-sharing services in Europe. Companies like ZipCar have enjoyed the burgeoning market for short-term vehicle rentals and now BMW wants in on it too. <i>The Financial Times</i> reports that the …