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VeriFone's PAYware Mobile is a card encryption sleeve that slips over the iPhone to accommodate card swipes and allow merchants to avoid high-cost "card-not-present" fees.
Aloft Abu Dhabi's use of the TeleAdapt MediaHub HD is making it easy for visitors to play media from their portable electronics through the in-room TV, including a wireless audio interface for streaming and controlling their music from an iPod or MP3-playing smartphone from anywhere in the room.
The McDonald's Operators' Association of Southern California extends free Wi-Fi services to more than 600 franchised and company-owned McDonald's restaurants in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura.
Wow Bao's iPhone app uses a real time point of sale integration approach to show customers current menu prices and taxes, as well as previous orders and preferences.
Starting this month, Caesars Palace Las Vegas will offer its guests an iPhone application that features GPS capabilities, plus a new user-friendly mobile phone service designed to fast-track hotel check-in.
This January McDonald's will begin offering guests free wireless Internet access at its U.S. locations, according to an article that appeared in the Chicago Tribune.
Telkonet's latest product, the EGS Dual, was developed in response to requests from smaller hotel properties for a low-cost, dual gateway, targeting the $84M hospitality HSIA gateway market.
VeriFone is taking action to prevent any disruption to merchants after determining that the pending litigation over Heartland's continual infringement of a VeriFone patent is likely to impact Heartland's ability to maintain service levels with its customers.
After being live in the iTunes App Store for just three months, the Pizza Hut App for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch has garnered more than one million dollars in sales.