Mobile use up worldwide, but 1 billion still don’t have cellphones – Los Angeles Times

BBC NewsMobile use up worldwide, but 1 billion still don't have cellphonesLos Angeles TimesIt may feel like everyone on the planet has a cellphone, but they don't. A new report from the International Telecommunications Union found that at the e… Continue reading

Eric Schmidt: Apple versus Google is mobile’s ‘defining’ fight – Los Angeles Times

Knowledge@WhartonEric Schmidt: Apple versus Google is mobile's 'defining' fightLos Angeles TimesGoogle's tensions with Apple will only escalate as the search giant predicts that more than a billion mobile devices will run its Android so… Continue reading

Starbucks brews up mobile payment changes, adds digital tipping – Los Angeles Times

Starbucks brews up mobile payment changes, adds digital tippingLos Angeles TimesBeginning in early November, Starbucks' roughly 7,000 U.S. stores will also accept payments through Square, a mobile payment start-up founded by Jack Dorsey, who also f… Continue reading

Starbucks brews up mobile payment changes, adds digital tipping – Los Angeles Times

Starbucks brews up mobile payment changes, adds digital tippingLos Angeles TimesBeginning in early November, Starbucks' roughly 7,000 U.S. stores will also accept payments through Square, a mobile payment start-up founded by Jack Dorsey, who also f… Continue reading

T-Mobile’s parent makes it official, announces merger with MetroPCS – Los Angeles Times

T-Mobile's parent makes it official, announces merger with MetroPCSLos Angeles TimesT-Mobile USA and MetroPCS have announced they will merge in a move to combine two weaker wireless companies in an industry dominated by bigger players. Under the te… Continue reading

Facebook testing mobile ads on third-party apps – Los Angeles Times

The IndependentFacebook testing mobile ads on third-party appsLos Angeles TimesIs Facebook on the verge of creating its own advertising network? The social networking company gave another hint that it might be a step closer Tuesday when it revealed it&… Continue reading

Facebook testing mobile ads on third-party apps – Los Angeles Times

The IndependentFacebook testing mobile ads on third-party appsLos Angeles TimesIs Facebook on the verge of creating its own advertising network? The social networking company gave another hint that it might be a step closer Tuesday when it revealed it&… Continue reading

Wal-Mart testing mobile checkout to cut time in lines – Los Angeles Times

Brisbane TimesWal-Mart testing mobile checkout to cut time in linesLos Angeles TimesEvolving payment methods have attracted payment system Square — which uses a small device to turn a tablet computer or smartphone into a credit card reader — as well … Continue reading

Apple, Google gear up for mobile-wallet war – Los Angeles Times

QR Code PressApple, Google gear up for mobile-wallet warLos Angeles TimesApple and Google appear to be headed toward a new fight, this one involving mobile wallets. Earlier this week, pictures surfaced of a chip located toward the top of what appear to… Continue reading

TV Guide Mobile and GetGlue reinterpret the program guide – Los Angeles Times

TV Guide Mobile and GetGlue reinterpret the program guideLos Angeles Times"What's on?" used to be an easy question to answer — all you had to do was look at a TV program guide and scroll through the channels. Now, however, television pro… Continue reading