Mobile Minutes: Walmart, GoDaddy, free WiFi, Blippar
June 11, 2014
Walmart.com CEO Joel Anderson to step down
Joel Anderson, chief executive of Walmart.com in the U.S., is leaving the world’s largest retailer later this month for a job at a new company, according to a memo sent to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees.
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Not everything in air travel involves more fees: Free Wi-Fi is spreading
Steve Parker, sitting in the atrium at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport last week, was about to dig into his bag for a hot spot device when he noticed a poster nearby. Wi-Fi Before You Fly. Now Free, it announced.
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Augmented reality augmentation: Blippar has bought Layar
Some consolidation or augmentation, if you will in the world of augmented reality. Blippar an image recognition platform used in digital advertising has acquired Layar, an augmented reality platform used across different applications, from advertising to education, that uses cameras on devices like smartphones to inject virtual elements into real-world images in real time.
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