June 30, 2004

Starbucks and Music Burn

Thinking Outside The Cup in-depth article on Starbucks..http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/84/starbucks_1.html...



June 28, 2004

Mobile Phones & Music

T-Mobile Rings Up Music to Sell Download Phones...



June 25, 2004

Community Portals

New software for Community Portals in Florida...



Internet Kiosks & Payphones

British Airlines Awards £23 million internet kiosk and payphone contract...



June 24, 2004

Wi-Fi Security

New gadgets take on 'Starbucks' security threat...



RFID on a Watch

JCB to pilot contactless payment wrist-watches...



June 23, 2004

Employees and Biometrics

Kroger goes biometric with employees....



June 22, 2004

Wi-Fi

Brussels Goes Wi-Fi...



Music Download

Loudeye's OD2 Buy Creates Music-Download Giant...



Frequent Fliers and Loyalty

Targeting - The Achilles' heel of frequent flyer programmes...



RFID Library Checkout

Texas libraries get RFID-based self service kiosks...



June 21, 2004

McDonalds Kiosks

McDonald's making fast-food faster?...



June 18, 2004

Package Pickup & Dropoff

DHL is going after the express and ground shipping business dominated in the United States by FedEx and UPS, which together control about 80 percent of the market....



June 15, 2004

RFID Technology

Putting Drinks on the Cuff...



Disposable DVDs

Convenience Stores Add DVDs to Play List...



Entertainment Events

Concertgoers could interact with mobile kiosks to send customized epostcards to friends and family, listen to music, and surf the web....



Airline Checkin

Kiosks : Earning Their Wings...



Patents

Coinstar get new patents....



June 14, 2004

Airport Kiosks

Neptune Turns On Savings with Dataprobe's iBoot;...



Malls

Sony rolling out stores in high-end malls...



Prepaid in C-Stores

7-Eleven to distribute prepaid Musicmatch cards...



Music Service

Echo Music Group Goes Way of the 8-Track, Says Report (lasted 16 months)...



Prepaid

Get ready for the prepaid evolution article by Ann All....



Retail Merchandising

Store Wars: How Retail eCommerce Executives Can Win the Battle for the Last Aisle...



June 11, 2004

Prepaid

Get ready for the prepaid evolution...



Wireless Standards

Five Short-Range Wireless Standards Seen Combining...



Sports Ticketing

Automated Kiosks for MLB's Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants...



Prepaid Channel

According to analysts, this prepaid distribution method will dominate over the long term...



June 10, 2004

No more Digital Cameras...

Megapixel Phones Encroach on Digital Camera Turf...



Grocery Self-Service

Trends: Supermarket-checkout clerks are going the way of the bank teller - available if you want one, avoidable if you don't....



Touchscreens

Dispersive Signal Technology senses vibrations made to the screen substrate rather than through the interruption of electrical fields, acoustic waves, or infrared light as in traditional touch screen technologies...



Photo Kiosk

Photo facility comes to town...



ATM Wraps

Reviving the ATM wrap by Ann All...



June 09, 2004

Biometrics and Restaurants

Restaurants begin to tap fingerprint technology...



June 08, 2004

POS and CSTORES

Speedway SuperAmerica new POS...



Digital Photo kiosks

BT unveils digital photo kiosks...



Music Service

Toshiba goes with Napster...



Retail

Home Depot eyes China expansion...



June 07, 2004

Touch Screen Technology

Young Adults Increasingly Favor Touch Screen Technology...



June 04, 2004

DVD Rentals

Nice article on DVD Rentals from Mercury....



June 03, 2004

Photo kiosks

Fuji Photo Film USA Licenses Axeda DRM...



Music Download

Music Download Firms Don't Get It [Motley Fool Take]...



June 02, 2004

Music and McDonalds

Sony and McDonald's link up for music download deal...



RFID Success Story

Where RFID Works (and Itís Not Wal Mart)...



Self-Service Transactions

Self-Checkout Transactions to Surpass $330 Billion Annually in North America by 2007, Says IHL...



Mobile Pictures

Moblog: Nokia gives us a new word...



June 01, 2004

Self-service Checkout

option report that 40 percent of transactions are going through the fast lane....