The Week in Mobile Episode 9 – NFC FTW

Episode 9

recorded March 20, 2011
Running time: 53 minutes

Welcome to The Week in Mobile, our take on the most important stories in mobile during the past week and what that means for our industry.

Rob Woodbridge
Jeff Bacon
Anthony Rizk

This week:

Show highlights:

1. The NFC Roundup

Why PayPal doesn’t care about NFC

The Ever-elusive Mobile Wallet: Why NFC Chips are Overhyped and will under deliver

Google said to be preparing NFC checkout trials for San Francisco and NYC

iPhone 5 won’t have NFC say insides are UK Carriers

Visa sees dollars in personal payment opportunity

2. New York Times erects a paywall and Branson gives it away for free:

New York Times releases digital Subscriptions

Ricard Branson’s Project iPad Magazine goes free

3. Amazon Android store pricing strategy revealed

4. AT&T closes down the UNTETHERED crowd: No, not us

5. TeleNav tells us what we use our GPS for

And SO much more!

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About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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