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Home > Tech Reiews > Tech Bulletin Last Updated: 15:25 03/09/2007
Tech Bulletin #28: April 8, 2003

bitWallet: Sony & DoCoMo Make Mobile Money

(From WWJ Video Program No. 57, Apr. 2, 2003)

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We've told you before that the celly is morphing into an e-wallet, and it looks as though it's going to happen in 2003. bitWallet is a joint venture between Sony, NTT DoCoMo, and a bevy of banks and other interested players all salivating over potential profits. Although there are no details yet on what an e-wallet-enabled keitai will ultimately look like, today's program shows how contactless smart cards are being used in Japan. Features an in-depth interview with sr. bitWallet staff; if you want a glimpse of the future - don't miss this one.

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