The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would make traditional wallets obsolete. But most people still use cash or plastic when they shop. Apple and Google want that to change.
Many traditional radio stations have banded together to support NextRadio, an app that can turn every mobile handset into an FM tuner capable of receiving local over-the-air broadcast signals.
Mix upper and lower case letters in your password? Substitute the numeral 1 for the letter l? Throw in an exclamation point and other special characters? Who can remember all that?
Google, Apple and Samsung are counting on early adopting outliers as bellwethers in a new fight to become your inseparable virtual wallet. Will tap-and-pay systems become a widespread consumer habit?
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