The Latest Scoop on Wireless Retail

iQwaldo at Comerica Park in Detroit

It’s not all work and no play for me (iQwaldo) when on the road, and I was recently treated to a Detroit Tigers game with a couple of longtime friends and iQmetrix customers. 

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Call to All Retailers: Opportunity to Participate in 2011 RSR eCommerce Study

Retail Systems Research (RSR), a research company operated by and for retailers, is currently conducting its 2011 eCommerce Study.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Amazon's Kindle Fire will be a Hit

The big news in tech today was Amazon's announcement of the Kindle Fire, a 7-inch tablet with an impressive $199 price tag.

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iQwaldo in Indianapolis for MIINKY Agents Meeting

Verizon Agents in the Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky (MIINKY) region converged on Indianapolis recently at the fabulous Crowne Plaza Union Station to celebrate their successes and award some of the people behind this success.

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Daily Dose of iQ: ShopKeep iPad POS App Eliminates Bulky Terminals

The ShopKeep iPad app is a point-of-sale iPad app that, according to its website, allows retailers to "ring up customers, print paper receipts, pop the cash drawer, take credit cards, manage inventory, update pricing and have real time access to sales numbers through the web."

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Daily Dose of iQ: Smartphone Demographics Across the U.S.

The Atlantic has put together a really cool interactive map of the U.S. that allows you to click on variables to see their geographic dominance.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Verizon Backing AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Matt Jurek of TeckGoblin.com reports that Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam is supporting AT&T's controversial acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

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Daily Dose of iQ: More Details About Google Wallet

Google blogged today about its Google Wallet launch, a new NFC-enabled mobile payment app that will let you "tap, pay and save using your phone."

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Daily Dose of iQ: Google Wallet Launched Today

Google Wallet opened for business today, with a boost from new partner Visa (MasterCard was already a partner). And as David Sarno of the L.A. Times reports, Google said it is also working to get American Express and Discover on board for future verions of its pay-by-NFC smartphone software.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Trendwatching.com's 'Retail Renaissance'

Trendwatching.com has compiled a list of the latest developments in retail around the world, "from Oxford Street to Nanjing Road."

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Daily Dose of iQ: "Mobile operators will lose voice services to mobile platforms"

Two days ago (Sept. 11), GetJar CEO Ilja Laurs wrote a column for Gigaom.com, predicting a future where your mobile device would be able to make voice calls SIM-free, independently of a carrier's cellular plan.

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Daily Dose of iQ: HTC to Get Into the OS Business?

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC is reportedly considering the purchase of a new mobile operating system, reports Stan Schroeder of Mashable.

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Daily Dose of iQ: A Peek at Planar's Clarity Matrix Touch

Planar recently blogged (Sept. 7) about its latest product, the Clarity Matrix Touch, calling it the world's first integrated multi-panel touch screen display.

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