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DilemmaMatch: a new Social App to find your Soulmates


The Bright Side of Life today released new versions of their free social app for iOS and Android mobiles. The latest releases are identical on both platforms, offering up/down voting on comments, badges, featured Dilemmas, Dilemma of the Day – and the chance to see how you match with your Facebook friends. DilemmaMatch is a social app! It compares your interests and responses to Dilemmas with other users throughout the world. Our unique matching algorithm will find people who think like you and share your interests. Designed to entertain you... Read More »

Apple Pay coming soon to you: new Banks & Credit Unions implement Mobile Payment Service for MasterCard Cardholders


MasterCard cardholders with a consumer credit or debit card from BMO Harris, Cambridge Savings, Canton School Employees Federal Credit Union, Centennial Bank, Citadel Federal Credit Union, First Community Bank & Trust, First Community Credit Union, Foothill Federal Credit Union, GTE Financial, Hiway Federal Credit Union, KeyBank, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Logix Federal Credit Union, Meijer Credit Union, Mission Federal Credit Union, Point Bank, Prosperity Bank, Sandy Spring Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, US Bank, Wanigas Credit Union, Wesbanc... Read More »

Mobile EAM apps from SAP Now Optimized for Windows


"With our full spectrum of mobile enterprise application management applications, we are committed to offering our customers the best possible experience by allowing them to run their mobile apps on the latest Windows operating systems,” said Rick Costanzo, executive vice president and general manager, Telco Industry and Mobility Solutions, SAP. "We are continuing to invest in our customers’ mobile application requirements to help them simplify their businesses.” “We are delighted that SAP has enhanced its mobile enterprise asset management ... Read More »

Vodafone: Contactless Card Payments enabled on Vodafone Wallet with Visa and Carta Worldwide


This service, which requires a Vodafone NFC SIM, will be supported on a wide range of Android smartphones. To use the service, customers will: input their bank cards to the Vodafone Wallet app, where an alias of each card is stored securely in the Vodafone NFC SIM; confirm ownership of the card using Verified by Visa authentication; pay by tapping their phones against a contactless point-of-sale terminal; and check their mobile payment transaction history using their phones, wherever they are. Payments are automatically debited fro... Read More »

Aviva first to launch new virtual health service app to Group Risk clients


This move saw an innovative virtual health service, being successfully introduced to some of Aviva’s UK key corporate healthcare clients, a change that is now being extended to its Group Income Protection customers, for the first time. Through the new babylon app, all new and existing Group Income Protection customers going through a claim will have quick and convenient access to family GPs, specialist consultants, and state of the art health monitoring and treatment. Customers will be able to book video or phone consultations with GPs an... Read More »

Phonejoy Solutions announces the launch of Phonejoy Hub Kickstarter campaign


Hong Kong - Phonejoy solutions, a Hong Kong based startup company focusing on developing products that expand smartphone capabilities, launches their Phonejoy Hub Kickstarter campaign on March 23rd 2015 with a US $150,000 funding goal. Phonejoy Hub is a set of stylish accessories and software that will benefit any Android smartphone user. Phonejoy Hub allows a user to run regular daily tasks usually associated with desktop PCs, laptops, gaming consoles, smart TVs, media centers and other gizmos using just one smart device; a smartphone. The ... Read More »

Sesame smart lock replaces the keys with smartphone apps


Palo Alto, CA - "Sesame is actually more like a robotic hand, than a smart lock," said Jerming Gu, inventor of Sesame. Candy House Inc. launched a Kickstarter campaign for Sesame - the world's first instant smart lock - on Feb. 25, 2015. Sesame has now raised nearly $700,000 in crowdfunding and has more than 4,000 backers. With five-patented design, Sesame works with just about any deadbolt in the world. Users can install it in seconds, without replacing existing lock or removing anything. Current model is optimized for US/Canada/Australi... Read More »

Malicious Mobility: Defend against rising attacks


Last month, President Obama called cyber attacks among the greatest threats to U.S. national security. Not surprisingly, mobile devices are a prime target. That's because in many organizations, employees utilize phones or tablets to check email, connect to the network, or access websites. Each time they do, they're placing their company's data at risk. Mobility Risks As more phones and tablets perform like traditional computers, their vulnerability to attack increases as well. Risks to mobile devices include: Laced Apps. Hackers can r... Read More »

BASF: Mobile app demonstrates cooling energy savings potential of Micronal® PCM


Users of the app can enter the cooling load of a building conventionally calculated according to VDI 2078. After entering some additional data on the building situation and the desired PCM building material, they are provided with a figure which is a reduction factor for this cooling load, optimized for the application in question. This reduction factor is calculated on the basis of forecast dynamic simulations in standard rooms and applies the user's data to a suitable reference building, extrapolating it to the actual construction project in ... Read More »

GfK: Data security and time investment are hurdles for smartwatch payments


The majority of consumers above all consider the new smartwatches to be useful for fitness and health monitoring. In Germany, only 20 percent of respondents were actively interested in their use for making payments. Consumers were also hesitant about this option in South Korea (28 percent) and the UK (27 percent). Enthusiasm was greater among consumers in the USA, with 40 percent of respondents expressing interest. In a workshop on user behavior led by GfK experts, participants from the UK identified three significant barriers. One concern i... Read More »

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