ACiG Technology, a supplier and distributor of RFID products and a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. announced that is has been selected as the exclusive supplier of near field communication (NFC) RFID stickers for the roll out of Google’s marketing campaign for Google Places in Austin, Texas. The NFC stickers are manufactured by ACiG’s… Read More
Google and NXP integrate NFC in Android 2.3 – NFC now available in Nexus S
NXP Semiconductors N.V. has announced a strategic collaboration with Google to provide a complete open source software stack for Near Field Communications (NFC). The NFC stack will be fully integrated and validated on Gingerbread, the latest version of the Android platform. Google also integrated NXP’s NFC controller (PN544) into its newly launched Nexus S phone,… Read More
Mobile Apps to reach 17.5 Billion USD by 2012!
At least that is what a report done for Getjar says. Getjar is the worlds second biggest apps store (after the Apple apps store, of course). The number that everyone is salivating about is 17.5 billion dollars! Seriously, can you imagine that much money? And to see a market that HUGE by 2012 is nothing… Read More
Apple v Google: it’s World War III – And technology editors are lovin’ it!
There’s nothing like a little incendiary feature writing to fan the flames of what is already promising to be the technology battle of giants for 2010. Let’s be honest, anyone who follows this stuff knew it was coming. There was even a whiff of it in the air at Mobile World Congress. But what I… Read More