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Thu Mar 23 2006 07:18:32

PayPal: Beam Me Up, Scotty

By: Ina Steiner

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PayPal is testing a text-messaging payment service (link). It is still being tested internally, but should be "officially" announced in a couple of weeks. Another case of a blog breaking a story - in this case, MobileCrunch. It's interesting to note that the original founders envisioned PayPal as a way to "beam" money to friends through Palm Pilots.

On a different topic, if you are into fun videos on the Internet, here's a YouTube clip that shows some very neat effects (link). Cnet ran an article explaining how the special effects were achieved (link).




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