PayPal not so pally in India – 6PR Big Weekend – FutureTech Segment – 30 January 2011

The Indian government has clamped down on PayPal being used for purchases over US$500 and insisted that if you want to buy through PayPal you have to transfer $$ out of your traditional Indian bank account into your PayPal account – Ted Bull of Perth’s 6PR and I chat about the possible worldwide ramifications if this was to become the norm around the world.

Next up on our chat list was Malaysia’s genetically modified mosquitoes designed to lessen the spread of dengue fever.

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Radio ABC – FutureTech Segment – 19 March 2010

Beam me up to your social network – William Shatners sci fi network started our on air discussion this week between Adelaine, Phil of ABC Radio Australia’s Today programme and Ryan Egan of Tech Stream and me.

The conversation then moved on to ‘screenagers’, paypal and bump unite to give us a mobile app that let’s you pay anyone nearby by waving your mobile at them, how to predict earthquakes using your laptop and iphone, before joining Hong Kong Radio HK3 to talk about Australia’s rising social media usage, cyberbullying and iPad pre orders.

All this, terrific conversation, laughs, iphone envy and the word of the week competition are all in this weeks show.

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