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More on NFC.  Interesting perspective about the potential for identity and authentication – including financial services and other proximity required technologies.  This technology pro believes that we are in a period of transition in which both consumer preference and industry revenue potential will battle. Will your phone ever realistically replace your wallet? | TechRepublic

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Get on board.  Sit down.  Buckle up and hold on.  Its going to be a wild ride!  The transformation of the consumer media landscape kicks into high gear as one of the broadband mobile leaders takes over more mindshare of those of us who are fed up dealing with ridiculously high cable charges and the …

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In systems theory we call this “boundary spanning” – when one system overlaps another.  By that I mean traditional notions of telephone or of Internet overlapping to create a region where something new exists.  A model of Skype as a phone service must include a fixed device like a computer or game console.  A model …

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In the “You might get what you wish for” department, another teen is punished for stupidity, but also for just believing that computers and phones are innocuous devices to be used for fun.  In the days when transparency is becoming the gold standard for youthful communication, we are reminded that boundaries do and must exist, …

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