UK mobile networks see bright future for electronic wallet

Britain’s big three mobile networks have united on a project to make debit cards of our smartphones. And they’re even planning to outsmart GoogleThere is a scene in the 2002 film Minority Report where Tom Cruise walks into a clothes store and a computer scans his eyes. “Hello Mr Yakamoto, welcome back to the Gap,” chirrups a sales assistant in hologram form. “How’d those assorted tank tops work out for you?”Brands from Nokia to Bulgari collaborated in the Steven Spielberg film to paint a picture of what a shopping trip might look like in 2054. But we may not have to wait that long – science fiction could become reality later this year.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2013/apr/28/mobile-phone-networks-electronic-wallet

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