Even in normal retail customers can continue to pay by Paypal. An appropriate platform will introduce the Paypal daughter soon. New hardware would neither buy nor dealer customers, do we promise.
Back in July said Arnulf Keese, Germany chief from Paypal that he is using the payment service in shops could well imagine. Now there is something concrete, because Paypal will soon introduce a new payment platform that will allow exactly that. The customers should pay by phone, for example, by scanning barcodes or QR codes, or use the wireless technology NFC. Even the entry of telephone numbers and PINs through existing terminals will be possible as well as paying with Paypal cards that will give out the payment service.
When starting the new platform should not betray Paypal, but stressed that neither dealers nor customers would have to buy new hardware. Customers could pay on their phone or use existing terminals in the stores.
SlideShare is an expert of sharing PowerPoint presentations. The professional social network LinkedIn takes it to 118.75 million dollars. Compared to recent takeovers in the world of Web platforms, particularly that of Instagram by Facebook to a billion dollars, the price seems particularly reasonable.
SlideShare displayed in a single first quarter 2012 revenue of $ 188.5 million (doubled in a year), and net income of $ 5 million. 9 million presentations were posted on the social platform. Through which one identifies 29 million unique visitors each month.
This startup was founded in October 2006 by U.S. and Indian entrepreneurs. Rashmi Sinha (CEO) and Amit Ranjan (COO) have managed the financing and marketing aspects, and Jonathan Boutelle (CTO) invented the concept and developed the platform.
On the LinkedIn blog, the company management said: “This acquisition will be good for professionals worldwide. Presentations are a central component of the definition of the brand and identity professionals. This agreement allows professionals to find people through their content, and content through people. ”
SlideShare for its part says his collaboration with LinkedIn is old, and date of opening of the social platform to external developers. Since “we worked with LinkedIn on more projects and deepened our relationship, and it was clear that both companies were very well together.
The repurchase would be a natural evolution, explains the start-up. Regarding the current site, SlideShare reassure its users: nothing will change, apart from increasing integration with LinkedIn.
Just recently Google, the new app Google Wallet launched in the U.S. But the majority of German mobile payment services, mobile phone users is still reserved with. Only every fourth German would gladly pay for his purchases in the future with the phone.
A survey of Putz & Partner has revealed below 1000 inhabitants in Germany, 67 percent of respondents oppose the payment from the mobile phone. Slightly better cuts from the currently announced mobile payment system for debit cards. 28 percent would use the pay-equipped with a radio chip for bank card. For 54 percent, however, comes the use of mobile payment systems in general not considered.
Pay is critical of the citizens, especially the safety of mobile phones evaluated. Sun trust almost 45 percent of respondents to any provider to be able to guarantee the necessary protection for the mobile payment. Banks cut though better than the telecommunications provider.
While approximately one in three people at the bank grants a high degree of competence to secure mobile payment methods, there are only 17 percent among the telcos. Also surprising: 30 percent of the proponents of mobile payment systems would agree, probably the daily maximum of 1,000 € will be charged, 21 percent are in favor of a limit of 400 €.
“Based on the survey data is clear that for the operator of mobile payment systems are still a major challenge is to build trust,” Joachim Nickelsen, says management consultant at Putz & Partner.
The German publisher wants to push SAP solutions for mobile business topics. It will build on the expertise of Samsung Android to advance more quickly. SAP and Samsung, the Android environment is ripe for business use. As part of a mobility strategy.
On this last point, “means many things in the order of the a priori but that are not justified,” Maxim considers Guirauton, in charge of marketing for B2B business unit at Samsung Electronics France.
The German publisher of software leader in Europe and the Korean manufacturer of mobile or nomadic and now number in the mobile phone before Nokia – just present solutions BtoB within a session SAP Mobility held in Paris.
Samsung has a variety of terminals and solutions presented as a complete ecosystem to meet customer demand. Y is products of stars like the Galaxy S line of smart phones running Android (the Galaxy S3 which has just been unveiled in London), the hybrid rating and Galaxy Galaxy Tab.
Many products which, after conquering the general public could gain credibility in professional markets, consider Samsung. The Korean high-tech group can claim to have affected large companies in France and Air France, Veolia, SNCF, ERDF, Vinci, Sanofi, Geodis, FNAC and Faurecia.
Galaxy handsets are selling “like hot cakes” and even the world’s ailing market for televisions and chips throw off profits for the Korean multinational. The South Korean electronics multi submits its quarterly results and surprised even the stock market analyst’s positive. Net income grew to an impressive 5.05 trillion Korean won (3.37 billion Euros). Above all, these mobile devices have brought windfall, reported The Economic Service Bloomberg.
Due to the high demand for its smart phones earned Samsung the highest operating profit in its history. Increased compared to the same period of around 98 percent to 5.85 trillion won (3.9 billion Euros). Increased its sales of the Korean electronics company by 22 percent to 45.27 trillion won (30.1 billion Euros).
The mobile division contributed 73 percent of the company for the Group’s operating profit – namely 4.27 trillion won. The operating margin for the division grew by 11 percent in the first quarter of 2011 to 18.4 percent. This was mainly due to according to the company, especially the smart phones Galaxy and Galaxy note.
With the sale of televisions and household appliances Samsung also earned significantly more than a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations in this segment rose from January to March to 530 billion won. Last year there were still 80 billion won. The profit of Samsung’s semiconductor business, however, was in decline and fell by 54 percent to 760 billion won.
With an API for “Facebook Offers” to corporate customers break through their own news feed Vouchers. Still in beta mode, and localized, but soon available worldwide, to “Facebook Offers “it with Google and other competitors receive Offers. Key to success will be an interface that can link via the Facebook Fimenkunden directly to their special offers and discount promotions.
Sun can distribute it using the API on their news feed Vouchers. Developers who want to use the function should be with the connectivity / offers familiar with “Page” objects, with the object Offer and also to the Table Offers FQL. Companies can offer such bargains on their Facebook page.
Facebook Offers had been introduced two months ago, just six months after the end of the first attempt at a bargain service, Facebook Deals. It is currently available for a limited business district in Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore and Turkey available – but not in the USA or EU countries.
Users have got to see the deals if they the Facebook page of the provider a “Like” donated. Will they accept the offer, simply click “Get offer” button. You will then receive a message that they can redeem in the shop in question, show by them.
Oracle presented at the World Retail Congress in Berlin, his latest study, “The Future of Retail”. For this study, the digital natives, so the group of young people 19 to 23 years surveyed. Accordingly, the future of the shopping experience across channels, purposeful and always available.
For the study “The Future of Retail” questioned Oracle 1514 young men and women aged 19 to 23 years in Germany, Great Britain and France, as they imagine the retail landscape in 2025. The digital natives like to go shopping and they are demanding.
They require differentiated products, prices and services that are tailored to their preferences. They want to interact with the dealers, how and when it suits them, and need a seamless connection across all channels. The technology is the key when it comes to speed, the shopping experience, especially in terms of price comparison and product research.
Despite all the euphoria of the classic online retail store for the digital natives in the future the channel will be the choice and shape the shopping experience significantly. The price is the most important purchase criterion for this target group.
This will remain so in 2025, together with advertising campaigns. The product variety is also a key purchase motivator. The brand, but only follows behind price and product range. This group does not seem retailer focused enough to speak with personalized offers.
Once again trying to evade the Chinese provider of network equipment to the judgment of the Western authorities. The company was already excluded from tendering for U.S. public networks – now the same thing happened in Germany.
The exclusion from the tender process for the German Research Network DFN is established similar to the expulsion of the U.S. tender: Hawaii’s chief had once held high military offices in the People’s Republic of China – the West has apparently afraid of espionage. Huawei Germany now responds with a public opinion and attempt to cast not offended.
The Chinese company, which in many European suppliers such as Alcatel and calls Nokia Siemens Networks trumps, rejects any safety concerns.
Reasons for exclusion Huawei’s are in the public procurement procedures for the technical equipment of the German Research Network “probably next to the formalities and security concerns about China’s network equipment.” The German subsidiary has 10 years active in the German market, has had no opportunity to confront these allegations in an open dialogue.
This count is “due to the high safety and quality” of its solutions 45 of the 50 largest carriers worldwide to its customers and can demonstrate experience in the field of safety technology. And at least you still care, without which occurred vulnerabilities, since 2005 the DFN.
Especially in the Anglo-Saxon world is enjoying growing popularity Webkonzerns browser. Not for long and the utilization rate could those of Mozilla Firefox catch up.
Several market research and Web statistics attest Chrome a noticeable growth. The most optimistic numbers from the perspective of Google , there is the Internet evaluator StatCounter . According to its most recent annual measurement (September 2010 to 2011) is 17.73 percent globally on Chrome usage share . Firefox is at 29.6 percent. In some Internet media has erroneously been a near-tie between Firefox and Chrome reported, but that applied only to individual markets and individual months, not the more serious global statistics in the annual comparison. Sun Chrome for example, could in some summer months in the UK to catch up with Firefox, but at holiday times can creep quite statistically inaccuracies.
Internet Explorer still holds an annual average 45.19 percent market share, but only for the previous month into consideration, this value fell to 41.7 percent globally from already. This should be clear trend (last minus 13 percent). The question is: If in future Mozilla or Google to Microsoft first pass? For the Anglo-Saxon way is already the year expected to Firefox over Chrome is easy to push. In Germany there is no danger – here is the Google browser holds steady at just under 11 percent.
The significantly enhanced cloud word processor from Google is approaching at high speed to the Windows WYSIWYG word processing programs.
“What you see is what you get” – with Google Docs you can see now more and gets it – even as a participant in a group that shares the document. 60 new templates (templates) and 450 fonts are added, developer Isabella Ip reports in a blog entry.
The templates are suitable for work or school, or even for vacation and at home. Examples include resumes, newsletters, recipes, photo albums and business invoices. The design range from respectable to bright and colorful. A similar range covers the new fonts: types of professional-looking documents and manuscripts to cartoon-like. This suggests names like “Bree Serif”, “Kaushan script” and “Lovers Quarrel” on.
The fonts can add to the menu headings. The user can then select from Google’s full range, which for him to type in text or Google Docs & Spreadsheets are available. This keeps the clarity preserved.