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Card.io Launches New Consumer App, Developer Tools Which “See” Your Credit Card

No More Swiping!

by Sarah Perez


Card.io, the toolkit for mobile app developers which lets users pay for items by holding their credit card up to the phone’s camera, is today launching a consumer-facing app. It’s something like Square, but without the dongle. It’s also not aimed at merchants, as Square is. Instead, the new Card.io applications, available for both iPhone and Android, are meant for person-to-person payments. Splitting lunch, borrowing money, paying for gas – that sort of thing.

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Elon Musk The Innovative Entrepreneur

Here is a peak inside the mind of Elon Musk... A 2010 interview.

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, was born in South Africa. At 12 years old, he sold his first commercial software he programmed. He went on to make his fortune during the Internet boom years, making just under $200,000 million with PayPal and over $20 million with Zip2. Now, at 41-years-old, Elon is building rockets and electric cars as the CEO and co-founder of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX. His dream is to making in living in Mars... 

Google will protest SOPA using popular home page

by Declan McCullagh and Greg Sandoval



Google, the Web's top search company and one of technology's most influential powers in Washington, will post a link on its home page tomorrow to notify users of Google's opposition to controversial antipiracy bills being debated in Congress.

The company confirmed in a statement that it will join Wikipedia, Reddit, and other influential tech firms in staging protests of varying kinds against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA), which are backed by big entertainment and media interests. (Read a roundup of our SOPA and PIPA coverage here.)

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