Facebook’s $1 messages: One more way to get your credit card

The latest update to Facebook Messages did more than just change a few settings. It’s also a sign of the social network seeking yet an opportunity to encourage impulse purchases.   (Credit: Facebook) Facebook, which began the year with a reputation for caring more about its users than about making a buck, is ending the … Read more

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The Humble Business Card Gets Superpowers With NFC [EXCLUSIVE]

Apple may have skipped near-field communication in the iPhone 5, but that hasn’t stopped everyone else from getting on board the NFC train. The latest passenger:, which just started experimenting with NFC business cards, with a planned rollout in 2013. You may remember Moo as the folks who brought us Facebook business cards earlier this year. Now they’re giving the whole … Read more

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ScuffGate? Some Early Adopters Claim iPhone 5 Case Is Scratch-tacular.

It wouldn’t be another iPhone launch without a surrounding air of controversy. Or two. Complaints about the new Apple-created Maps in iOS 6 continue to pour in, as users find more things that appear to be a step back from the previous Google Maps-powered application. But the software issues may only scratch the surface of … Read more

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Facebook Officially Launches App Center

The leak is now a launch, as Facebook began rolling out its app center to users in the U.S. Thursday night, saying that it will be available to all users “in the coming weeks.” App center is available via the Facebook applications for Apple’s iOS and Android, as well as via Users who discover apps on the latter can tap the send … Read more

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