Mobile Minutes: Snapchat’s sunglasses; Google’s voting doodle; Square’s new reader; Uber gift cards
Snapchat to sell Spectacles, sunglasses with an embedded camera
In the coming weeks, Snapchat plans to begin selling sunglasses that have a small camera capable of recording 10-second video clips.
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Register to vote, the Google Doodle way
Monday’s doodle turns Google’s letters into voters, mailboxes and computers, and it leads you to a page with instructions on how to register based on the state you live in.
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Square responds to ‘tap and pay’ criticism with a new system for small business
For the moment, merchants can order the Square contactless card reader online directly from the vendor, with free shipping. Square announced that the product would be released through retailers in “the near future,” including Officeworks, Apple, Optus and Harvey Norman.
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Uber launches gift cards ahead of the holiday season
Uber, the car service company, is upping its consumer game ahead of the holiday season. The company announced Monday the launch of Uber Gift Cards, for “anyone who could use the gift of easy, safe, stress-free travel and transportation.”
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