Google Wallet walk-through video! A must see.
There are glimmers of hope in Haiti’s rise from the rubble: Technology is playing a prominent role in the country’s recovery, especially in rebuilding Haiti’s ravaged economy and financial infrastructure–more than a third of Haiti’s banks were destroyed in the earthquake, leaving millions without access to money. (Though, even before the quake, fewer than 10% of Haitians had ever used a traditional bank.) But that’s changing, thanks to mobile wallet technology.
The people at Sharp have announced a brand new 7-inch Android tablet that will be launched in Japan complete with an NFC interface for commercial interactions. This Android tablet will only support Japanese FeliCa cards at the start, but we can expect additional card support in the near future. Read the full post at Slashgear.com
Erply, a company that develops retail inventory management software, is taking on Square, Intuit and VeriFone today with a new mobile credit card reader for iOS devices. Erply’s credit card device connects to an iPad or iPhone and will transmit a customer’s encrypted credit card data to its own point of sale and inventory management software suite to process payments… Read full post on TechCrunch.