The news and headlines that grabbed our attention this past week:
Is Google or PayPal Leading the Charge in Mobile Payments? via AllThingsD – Which technology company is winning the race to gain the hearts and wallets of consumers and retailers?
Groupon Is Testing A Payments System To Compete With Square And PayPal via Business Insider– It looks like Groupon is testing out an offering of its own in the increasingly crowded payments space.
Google Launches Full-Scale Shopping in Search via ReadWriteWeb – Google is looking to change the way you shop. When you search for a product, Google will now deliver paid listings for shopping options right next to the search results.
The state of the New York tech scene in 2012 via The Next Web – Inside look at, you guessed it, the state of the New York tech scene in 2012.
Microsoft Office for iPad Potentially Launching November 10th via The Daily – Microsoft will launch the iPad version of Microsoft Office on November 10th, at least according to The Daily.