Visa Europe says the adoption of NFC contactless payments has reached a ‘critical point’ across Europe.
More than 19 million transactions took place in March 2013, driving the total spend on contactless cards and smartphones equipped with a Visa payWave app to over €1 billion (£856 million).
Mark Bridge writes:
Unmanned drone aircraft are flown by pilots thousands of miles away, while hackers attempt to intercept their transmissions.
It’s clear that communications technology has transformed 21st century warfare. What may not be so obvious are the ways that wireless communications played a part in the First World War... and the concerns about security that remain with us today.
Podcast - 22nd May 2013
We start this week's podcast by talking about Yahoo and Tumblr before moving on to discuss Google's recent developer conference.
There are product announcements from BlackBerry, HP and the former MeeGo developers at Jolla... and there's some interesting mobile app news as well.