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Thought after several questions being asked by many a friends on what are the different mobile payment methods that something simple should be shared. While an explanation is not a problem, nothing beats a good infographic at getting the point through. So here we are sharing this.

The infographic very briefly explains the different mobile payment methods that exist. Some of those are:

  • Mobile at the Point of Sale: the best example would be the Google Wallet.
  • Mobile as the Point of Sale
  • The Mobile Payment Platform
  • Direct Carrier Billing: where a purchase amount is adjusted in your carrier billing
  • Closed Loop mobile payment

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image thumb10 Project Management Made Easy With Teamwork Live!

We have been taking a break with posting at Engine021. Guess it’s time we put our act together and begun sharing interesting stories and more importantly talk about Web Startups. It is interesting how I had a discussion on business model generation, pitching your startup idea and more importantly about how teams need to be better collaborate. The collaboration factor is absolutely important as it impacts efficiency and the overall outcome of the progress. This brings me to Teamwork Live, a web startup that helps team collaborate better.

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image thumb8 Collabor8Online Is About Taking Project Management Online

Who needs to continue with traditional methods of communication within organizations when the cloud has made things more efficient and effective? Well no one other than those who don’t value productivity. There are a lot of tools on the web that help make project management and collaboration easy, for example Nutshell that I personally use at work, but we thought its always good to add more variety. Collabor8online, is another Web Startup in the same category to help your team be more productive.

What Makes Project Management Better With Collabor8Online?

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image thumb7 Massive Online Collaboration: ReCaptcha The Captcha

We thought about sharing an interesting story on Captcha and ReCaptcha. Thought we should share this on our blog too along with the video.

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image thumb5 Startup: Grouperly Lets You Socialize With People Sharing Similar Interests

We at Startup Meme are always up with promoting new startups. Given the bulk of submissions we get it makes our job interestingly difficult. Anyway today we are showcasing Grouperly, a web startup that helps you connect with real people sharing common passions.

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image thumb3 Startup: Shphoonkle Is Your Free Legal Marketplace

Shpoonkle is an international legal reverse auction free site and is quickly becoming a global leader in centralizing a free legal marketplace. Our company offers a wide range of services designed to empower people through Shpoonkle – aiming at aiding attorneys and clients, any time, any place, and on any device. Shpoonkle is not a referral service. The services on the site are currently free to both Attorneys and Clients.

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image thumb2 Startup: RTBot Gives You Access To All Real Time Information

RTBot (Real Time Bot) is a Real-time information service, where you can enter a topic title and instantly get related digital contents from multiple sources (e.g. Wikipedia, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Books, Newspapers, Magazines) all at once.

In Short, you can access the freshest information and multimedia content about almost any subject, person, place or event in one single place. Have a look at it, it would surely interest you. RTBot aims to be a global top reference site, enriching the way people research, explore, learn, discover and monitor their topics of interest.

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We were astonished to learn that in 2011, Ringtones were still big and earning 4 times more revenue than many Internet giants. We actually thought that ringtones were dead. I think the more hit  tunes we have on records, we will continue to have ringtones.

What’s the ringtone on your phone right now?

ringtones Infographic: What Happened To Ringtones?

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image thumb FileFriend Is Your Online File Manager

FileFriend is the perfect combination of Facebook, DropBox and Google+. It serves as a helping hand in collecting and organizing your favorite files that you have stored in the virtual spaces (Cloud that is). Call it your personal assistant taking care of all the items you have scattered all over the cloud, FileFriend is something many would like to have.

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