inThirty 165 – News of The Week

With all the little stories going on, we decided to go through them quickly.  Naturally analysis was also quick.  We talk about Fitbit and Google Fit, Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and CurrentC.  We finish off with the Amazon fire stick

Security 02 – Money, Money, Money

If you had to send money to someone, how would you do it? On today’s show we discuss means of sending money online the simplest, fastest, and most secure way. We discuss the new game in town with Square Cash, and compare it to both Google Wallet, and traditional Bill Pays from a bank. We then look at the security of Square Cash, and Tom gives his verdict.

Show Notes:
Square |
Google Wallet | Wallet

The Evolution of Money

Money, money, money, money…MONEY: We talk with Skyler Fox, an expert in payment processing and customer loyalty about NFC, RFID, CARD and every other financial acronym we can wrap our minds around. Not even Skyler, however, is able to answer the question: Can a Galaxy Nexus use its built in NFC to pay for itself?

Skyler Fox 

Show Notes
No Red Candy
Interchange Fee | Wikipedia
Google Wallet | Google
Credit CARD Act of 2009 | Wikipedia
RFID | Wikipedia
Salvation Army accepting mobile payments” | El Paso Inc.