T-Mobile sued by Israeli firm over near field technology

Wireless carrier T-Mobile USA is facing a lawsuit over its near field communication (NFC) technology. Israel’s On Track Innovations (OTI), which has products that include the COPNI (Contactless Payment and NFC Insert) device to add NFC capability to non-NFC mobile phones, said it filed the patent infringement suit against the Bellevue, WA-based carrier in New York… Read More


Foursquare nerds, unite: Your day has almost arrived

As an avid Foursquare user in Seattle, Brian Groth knows he isn’t experiencing all the benefits that someone might see in, say, New York or L.A.. But at this stage, it’s more about the proof of concept, and the long-term potential of check-in services. “I’ve gotten a free popsicle at PCC in Fremont,” he says,… Read More