Mobile Minutes: Nintendo’s mobile gaming profit; Google’s wireless takeover; Apple Watch connections; Smart credit cards
Nintendo sees profit doubling, helped by smartphone game entry
Japanese videogame maker Nintendo Co Ltd forecast its long-awaited entry into smartphone games would help it double annual operating profit in the year through March, offsetting weak sales growth in its traditional consoles.
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Not to be stopped, Google takes on the wireless world
In the stodgy wireless service industry, long dominated by AT&T and Verizon, with struggling Sprint and feisty T-Mobile a distant third and fourth, the possibility that a new competitor might disrupt this cozy oligopoly has long been considered a pipe dream.
Read more on New York Times
Lonely Apple Watch owners find strangers with a heart on Reddit
Apple Watch owners who don’t have any real-life friends with the device are flocking to Reddit to find fellow “lonely hearts” who are eager to connect with new friends to test some of the watch’s communication features.
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My weekend confusing people with a futuristic credit card
It’s a single card designed to replace all your credit, debit, loyalty, and membership cards with one piece of plastic. It works with a smartphone app to store and switch between cards, and activates with a single tap.
Read more on Wired