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It’s (Apple) Pay Day for marketers

venturebeat.com — McDonalds, of course, is one of the early brands accepting Apple Pay, the technology that could very easily prove to be the most important product Apple has launched after the iPhone. The way we pay for things in our everyday lives is finally catching up to our mobile-obsessed world.

Twitter will buy Twitpic's photo archive

venturebeat.com — Twitter will buy out the photos that its users have posted at Twitpic. Twitpic found itself in a trademark dispute with Twitter back in September, which caused the much smaller Twitpic to shut down. Twitter threatened to cut off Twitpic's API, which was the service's sole source of content.

Two major druggists 'just say no' to Apple Pay

venturebeat.com — Reports today are saying the pharmacy chain CVS has shut off the NFC-based contactless payment option at point of sale terminals in thousands of stores. The move will make it impossible to pay for products using Apple Pay, or, for that matter, using Google Wallet.
Oct 25, 2014

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The CDC hopes to track spread of Ebola in patient electronic health record data

venturebeat.com — HealthBeat keynote speaker - and CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Bryan Sivak believes there is a way to do away with outdated PDFs to make CDC guidelines integrate directly with patients' electronic health records so that a patient at risk is immediately flagged.
Oct 25, 2014

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How Godus developer 22Cans has found freedom and managed the headaches of Early Access

venturebeat.com — You don't need to finish a game to sell it anymore. But the new era of "Early Access" is presenting new challenges to developers, and some industry veterans are inviting or discovering tools that is making their lives easier. Developer 22Cans is best known for the strategy game Godus that puts you into the role of an all-knowing deity.
Oct 25, 2014

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Why Pandora's new analytics tool is a winner for both the music company and musicians

venturebeat.com — Try as they might, music services have yet to come up with a universally preferred method for artists to track listener data about their work. Spotify started offering its version of music analytics for artists last year. Apple inherited musician analytics through the Beats Music acquisition of Topspin.
Oct 25, 2014

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Oct 25, 2014

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Oct 25, 2014

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