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  • Google debuts Tez, a mobile payments app for India that uses Audio QR to transfer money

    Google debuts Tez, a mobile payments app for India that uses Audio QR to transfer money

    After several weeks of speculation and leaked details, today Google officially unveiled its first big foray into mobile payments in Asia. The Android and search giant has launched Tez, a free mobile wallet in India that will let users link up their phones to their bank accounts to pay for goods securely in physical stores and online, and for person-to-person money transfers with a new twist… Read More

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    A 3D Printed Cast That Can Heal Your Bones 40-80% Faster

    A 3D Printed Cast That Can Heal Your Bones 40-80% Faster

    It looks like something from the Borg (read, cool), but it’s actually a cast for healing bones. The Osteoid, created by Turkish student Deniz Karasahin, incorporates 3D printing and ultrasonic tech to make healing a broken bone more bearable. The idea of ultrasonic healing vibrations to heal bones (and other wounds) has been around for a while. But the problem was doctors couldn’t… Read More

  • Mall App Tracks Shoppers With Ultrasonic Device

    Mall App Tracks Shoppers With Ultrasonic Device

    The white device here (pictured next to a phone for scale) is in the process of getting mounted on store walls in Singapore malls. When active, the device will emit an ultrasonic signal that an app can pick up, and will allow participating stores to broadcast deals and rewards to shoppers. The device is called the iSenze, and is made by a startup in Singapore called Rainmaker Labs. Read More