The news and headlines that grabbed our attention this past week:
Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) 2012 In Review: IRCE 2012 has come and gone. Here’s a snapshot of all the news and trends coming out of Chicago. We were in booth #1610, did you come and say hi?
Sean Parker’s Airtime Is Here: Video Chat Based on Facebook Interests via Mashable: Airtime is the best frictionless video platform for launching instant video conversations with random people who happen to have some shared interests. That may sound scary, but it’s actually kind of fun. We ‘Airtime’ at least once a day.
Rather Than Share Your Location, Foursquare Wants to Suggest One via New York Times: We’d like to introduce you to the new and improved foursquare.
Facebook Launches Simple Mobile Payments via ReadWriteMobile: You might not have realized this but you can pay for items in Facebook without leaving the site’s ecosystem. The payments system, called Credits, has worked with apps that run on its platform for several years. Now Mark Zuckerberg & Co. roll out a payments system for mobile Web apps tied to its platform.