Ambient lighting for your television viewing may be a good reason to pick up a few Hue light bulbs. If you want to try out the experience here are two apps to download. Read more »
LoopPay’s digital credit card has attracted the attention of credit card titan Visa, which may be just be looking for alternatives to plastic. LoopPay said on Thursday that Visa has made a strategic investment in the company of an undisclosed sum. LoopPay makes programmable keychain fobs and iPhone sleeves capable of generating a magnetic field that emulates the magnetic stripe on a credit or debit card. And point-of-sale terminal that can read it. GE’s financial arm has also made an investment in Loop, and last year the Boston startup raised at $10 million Series A round.
The mobile-payment industry is forecasted to account for as much as $1 trillion in global transactions by 2015. Mobile applications are becoming the new website. If you don’t have one available, you are missing a major market. Mobile adoption has accelerated like never before. Read more »