There has been a lot of buzz recently about radio-frequency identification (RFID) technologies and their potential to drastically change the retail industry. For those of you who need a quick refresher, RFID uses electromagnetic fields to automate the tracking of merchandise. These technologies give retailers the ability to track items through every point of the supply chain—from the warehouse right to the store shelves.
AT&T announced it will be offering customers a new insurance policy to protect their iPhone devices.
High-end cosmetics retailer Sephora is using integrated technology to ramp up its in-store experience.
News came out today that Verizon Wireless was blocking the Google Wallet mobile payment app for use on its network via the new Galaxy Nexus, which is due for release later this month.
"We’re rushing headlong into the era of cheap cell phones," wrote Mat Honan of WIRED on Friday (May 16). Honan argues that phones like the $129 Moto E or the $80 Alcatel OneTouch Evolve (pictured above) offer a wealth of specs and features without the intimidating price tag.