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In Depth: RFID wristbands vs NFC apps: what’s winning the contactless battle?

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! The future of live events is digital, and soon, your ticket, the way you pay for drinks and even your ability to share the experience on social networks, could all be done with a tap of the wrist. Radio-frequency identification (RFID) wristbands are set to feature at many festivals and events this summer as an alternative... 

16 Best Free Mac Apps

When you hear the word “app,” you immediately think of those small programs for your smartphone. However, an app is simply any piece of software that serves some kind of purpose, either online, on your computer or another electronic device. Some of the best and most versatile apps are available for Mac. We’ve compiled a list of the best free Mac apps, from well-known ones such... 

How To Self-Publish A Bestseller: Publishing 3.0

Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!” (forward by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. My most recent book, “Choose Yourself!” sold 44,294 copies in its first month out, hit the Wall Street Journal Bestseller list, was No.... 

Oculus Rift maker shrugs of consoles, focused on next-gen mobiles

Makers of the exciting Oculus Rift virtual reality gaming headset are more excited by launching the device for use with next-gen mobile games rather than the Xbox One or Sony PS4 consoles. The CEO of Oculus, Brandon Iribe, told Edge the company hopes to launch the device in 2014 with a focus on games for the next Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone handsets. While Iribe refused to rule out a console launch... 

Moto X Press Rendering Leaked Ahead Of Its Debut

Motorola’s Moto X smartphone is expected to make its debut on the 1st of August, and so far we’ve seen a bunch of leaked photos of the device, which to be honest aren’t the sharpest or clearest photos we’ve seen [...] Like It , +1 , Tweet It , Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.      Moto X Press Rendering Leaked Ahead Of Its Debut via http://www.ubergizmo.com/2013/07/moto-x-press-rendering-leaked-ahead-of-its-debut/... 

Let’s Have General Solicitation As Congress Intended It

Editor’s note: William Carleton practices law in Seattle, blogs daily at Counselor @ Law and writes a weekly column on implementation of the JOBS Act for VC Experts. Follow him on Twitter at @wac6.  Everyone passionate about the startup company funding ecosystem was overjoyed by the news last week that general solicitation would soon be okay for startups looking for angel investors. With... 

PAX Aus: Aussies will get hands on with Xbox One at EBGames Expo

While Comic-Con attendees are currently experiencing the next-gen console wars with their very own thumbs, Microsoft used its PAX Australia panel to confirm that Aussies will get their first taste of the Xbox One at the EB Games Expo on October. Around 100 of Microsoft’s next console will be on the show floor for gamers attending the retailer’s Sydney event in October. In a statement on... 

Motorola job listing hints at mysterious wearable technology

Motorola may be soon saying hello to a new head of its wearable design team, as indicated by a recently discovered job listing involving wearable technology. "The wearables design team will lead the establishment of our brand in the massive competitive and growing space of wearable connected products," noted the job ad first seen by TechCrunch. The company hints that it wants to start its... 
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