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CNNMoney: Life in 2020: Your smartphone will do your laundryupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 11:48:00

By the end of this decade, your smartphone will park your car, make you toast, and, yes, it will do your laundry.

CNNMoney: AT&T and Verizon go after credit cards with smartphones - reportupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 12:34:00

AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile are teaming up to compete with credit card companies by allowing customers to pay for products by waving their smartphones, according to a Bloomberg report.

Internetting every thing, everywhere, all the timeupdated: Sun Nov 02 2008 23:45:00

It's called "The Internet of Things" -- at least for now. It refers to an imminent world where physical objects and beings, as well as virtual data and environments, all live and interact with each other in the same space and time. In short, everything is interconnected.

Heathrow trial tackles lost luggageupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 13:19:00

A six-month trial was launched this week that promises to transform the way luggage is tracked and monitored at London's Heathrow airport. Are Microchip Tags Safe?updated: Thu Oct 18 2007 12:00:00

Studies show that RFID tags, implanted in pets and humans, can cause cancer in mice. But one maker defends his chips

CNNMoney: e-Passports get hacked in new security threatupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 07:22:00

As the nation grapples with difficulties getting new passports, a technology researcher has found another problem with the radio frequency ID technology the new documents carry.

Radio tags could make jewelry more secureupdated: Wed Jun 13 2007 13:27:00

The diamond ring of the future will radiate its unique beauty -- quite literally -- thanks to a minuscule radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip embedded in it.

CNNMoney: Backlash against RFID is growingupdated: Mon May 21 2007 11:38:00

Civil rights and privacy rights groups have opposed radio frequency identification, or RFID, for years. But now, researchers in the field and some lawmakers are beginning to voice concerns about the security of the technology.

Business 2.0: As RFID tracking booms, privacy issues loomupdated: Thu May 10 2007 06:43:00

As a business, you want to keep track of your inventory. But as an individual, you don't want anyone keeping track of you.

Business 2.0: Tagged for Growthupdated: Thu Mar 15 2007 12:38:00

While U.S. retailers like Wal-Mart are still struggling to put radio-frequency ID tags on boxes and pallets so they can track merchandise in bulk, Dutch bookseller Selexyz may be the first merchant...

Playing tag to track bagsupdated: Thu Dec 21 2006 11:08:00

First published December 21, 2006

CNNMoney: Radio tags not yet tuning out fake drugsupdated: Thu Oct 12 2006 12:01:00

Imagine this: a worldwide network of radio-tagged pharmaceuticals, weeding out the multi-billion dollar counterfeit drug market with a universal security system.

CNNMoney: e-Passports: Ready or not here they comeupdated: Thu Jul 13 2006 08:02:00

Imagine being overseas and your identity being available for the taking - your nationality, your name, your passport number. Everything.

Is RFID tracking you?updated: Mon Jul 10 2006 11:03:00

Radio frequency identification has been heralded as a breakthrough in tracking technology, and denounced as the next Big Brother surveillance tool.

Business 2.0: Big Sellers From the Future?updated: Thu Jun 01 2006 00:01:00

TRENDSPOTTING IS SERIOUS BUSINESS. SO MUCH so that the Institute for the Future, a Palo Alto-based think tank, produces an annual 96-page 10-year forecast--an exhaustive compendium of societal and ...

Tags keep watchful eye on luggageupdated: Wed May 17 2006 08:32:00

Lost luggage could become a thing of the past if RFID technology being tested at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) takes off.

Fortune: The FedEx Edge updated: Wed Mar 29 2006 10:56:00

It's easy to feel a bit sorry for any company's chief information officer these days. The pace of technology is accelerating, and costs seem to be going up just as fast. But for Rob Carter, the CIO...

FSB: Wireless grapesupdated: Wed Mar 22 2006 12:17:00

Someday soon, radio-frequency identification (RFID) will allow workers at Ballantine Produce to monitor the temperature of a box of peaches wherever it stops along the supply chain, from a sun-dren...

Fortune: The FedEx edgeupdated: Mon Mar 20 2006 08:22:00

It's easy to feel a bit sorry for any company's chief information officer these days. The pace of technology is accelerating, and costs seem to be going up just as fast.

Mini microchips beat lost luggageupdated: Tue Mar 07 2006 06:58:00

It is every regular flyer's nightmare -- you arrive at your destination only to discover your luggage is somewhere else entirely.

Fortune: Wireless Grapesupdated: Mon Feb 27 2006 15:04:00

Someday soon workers at Ballantine Produce will be able to to monitor the temperature of a box of peaches wherever it stops along the supply chain, from a sun-drenched loading dock in central Calif...

CNNMoney: Keeping tabs on Viagra et alupdated: Thu Jan 26 2006 11:45:00

Big Brother is watching your Viagra. And your OxyContin. And, within five years, maybe the rest of your medicine cabinet, too.

Why the 'Real ID' Act is a real messupdated: Fri Aug 12 2005 13:43:00

In May 2005, Congress passed the "Real ID" Act, which requires states - starting in May 2008 -- to issue federally approved driver's licenses or identification (ID) cards to those who live and work in the United States.

CNNMoney: Cell phone market set to soar in '05updated: Wed Jan 19 2005 12:57:00

LONDON (Reuters) - The global mobile phone market is set to grow to 2 billion subscribers by the end of 2005, fueled by strong demand from developing economies in Asia and Latin America, Deloitte & Touche said on Tuesday.

High-tech security for ancient booksupdated: Thu Oct 14 2004 07:36:00

It is home to 1.6 million books, centuries-old manuscripts and the oldest known complete Bible.

Retailing revolution on its wayupdated: Mon Sep 27 2004 06:12:00

Metro Group's Future Store looks like any ordinary supermarket when you first enter it.

CNNMoney: Spies on a store shelf?updated: Tue Sep 07 2004 08:07:00

Can a microchip the size of a pinhead revolutionize the retail industry?

Fortune: Wal-Mart Drives A New Tech Boom The retailer's push into radio-frequency identification means big business for gear makers, big updated: Mon Jun 28 2004 00:01:00

In the last week of April, Kimberly-Clark wrapped, sealed, and tagged several pallets of Scott paper towels and shipped them to a Wal-Mart distribution center in Sanger, Texas. Small electronic tag...

Fortune: Scanning the Globe The humble bar code began as an object of suspicion and grew into a cultural icon. Today it's deep in the heaupdated: Mon May 31 2004 00:01:00

As revolutions go, this one ignited with something less than a boom. But that doesn't mean the events of June 26, 1974, didn't usher in a transformation. On that day a checkout clerk slid a ten-p...

USDA steps up efforts to track livestock updated: Mon May 24 2004 16:28:00

Every cow in the United States may someday have a unique ID number.

Chipping away at privacy with radio wavesupdated: Wed Apr 21 2004 10:07:00

Privacy advocates are alarmed by a new technology that might be able to monitor even the tiniest aspects of our lives. It comes in the form of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips.

Business 2.0: The World of Business in 2020 Talking inventory. Constant customer feedback. An airborne ambassador to keep your business partneupdated: Thu Apr 01 2004 00:01:00

Predicting the future of business is never easy, but it doesn't have to be a blind gamble. Savvy managers constantly engage in clear-eyed futurism to anticipate changes that may lurk over the horiz...

FSB: Cracking the Code Small RFID firms are thrilled that Wal-Mart is promoting their inventory-tracking gear, but they face fresh coupdated: Mon Mar 01 2004 00:01:00

If you heard screams of anguish on the afternoon that Wal-Mart announced it was adopting new inventory technology, relax. That was just the sound of small-business owners realizing that they would ...

CNNMoney: New cards: Flash but don't swipeupdated: Mon Feb 02 2004 13:30:00

MasterCard and American Express say they have a solution for those frustrating lines at the checkout counter: "contactless" credit cards.

CNNMoney: A world of wired storesupdated: Tue Jan 13 2004 07:08:00

A computerized shopping cart that greets you by name, gives you your shopping history and helps you look for products quickly so that you don't have to search all the aisles.

Fortune: Wal-Mart Keeps the Change Suppliers pay for new technology, but Bentonville really benefits.updated: Mon Nov 10 2003 00:01:00

Imagine strolling into Wal-Mart to buy the new DVD of The Matrix. As you take it off the shelf, a radio signal alerts an employee to restock, telling him where in the backroom to find The Matrix an...

Fortune: Hot New Technologies For American Factories Isn't it obvious by now? Manufacturing and infotech are made for each other. The folupdated: Mon Jun 26 2000 00:01:00


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