The mobile commerce revolution sweeping the rest of the world appears to be only now hitting U.S. shores with further proof forthcoming in my recent interview with Michel Poignant, CEO Paymotech, who confirmed that his mobile wallet creation called Paytoo Mobile was already available in 250,000 wireless stores elsewhere in the world. His team spent a paltry $5 million … [Read more...] about The M-commerce “Winds of Change” sweeps the U.S.
While the United States has generally lagged Europe in adopting prepaid mobile wireless strategies, a Dallas-based technology shop called Quamtel is seeking to quietly redefine the retail market with new “no contract” prepaid USB modems and tablets. Formerly known as Atomic Guppy, the company resurfaced in 2009 as Quamtel under the leadership of a new team currently … [Read more...] about Battle lines drawn in U.S. prepaid mobile wireless market
The Wall Street Journal reported last year that "Marine enthusiasts are being drawn to the boat shows and to dealerships in part by big discounts, as dealers are still working to unload new vessels from the past couple of model years and used boats they are taking as trade-ins." The recent financial meltdown tightened the national waist to such an extent that it was … [Read more...] about No avatar required for Miami “Virtual” Online Boat Show
In a recent telephone interview with maverick scientist and business millionaire Greg Olsen, I asked him whether he had experienced an “aha” moment on his journey into outer space in 2005 -- only the third “international” civilian ever to do so at the time. “All ten days were an aha moment but I didn't have any individual spiritual experience or anything like that, I was … [Read more...] about A Scientist, Tycoon and the Third Private Citizen in Space
Without telling you his name, let me tell you a little bit about him. At the age of seven he fell in love with a martial art called Hapkido after witnessing one of his Korean friends fend off several bullies at school. This took him on a 34 year journey into martial arts which included joining the U.S. Air Force Human Intelligence & Spec Ops division landing him on the … [Read more...] about The Most Dangerous Man Alive