Mobile Minutes: LifeLock, Facebook, BlackBerry, cashless customers


LifeLock snaps shut Wallet mobile app over credit card leak fears
LifeLock has withdrawn its Wallet App and deleted user data over concerns the technology falls short of user data protection rules under the payment card industry’s Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
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Facebook developing video-chat app to rival Snapchat
Facebook Inc is developing its own video-chat app, known internally as Slingshot, after its failed attempt to acquire mobile messaging startup Snapchat, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
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BlackBerrys partnership with Foxconn signals shifting priorities
Indonesians have long loved BlackBerry devices. When the company introduced a new phone two and a half years ago, a crowd at shopping mall here became so unruly in part because of a half-price offer for the first 1,000 buyers that riot police were rushed in to stand by.
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Cashless customers hold riches for retailers
Standing in line at Starbucks, customers are presented with an array of options beyond just flavors and foam: They can pay with cash, credit, debit, a Starbucks card or with their mobile phone in two different ways.
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